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The Birth Of El Dramático

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
The Birth Of El Dramático

El Dramático I felt so good after last night’s game that I decided to write two posts. This begins my official campaign to nickname Jordany Valdespin. It’s a great feeling to hit your first home run of the season. That’s not enough for Valdespin though. He has to hit a walk-off home run. Yeah, that […]

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Valdespin Wins It With A Walk-Off Grand Slam In Dramatic 7-3 Win

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Wins It With A Walk-Off Grand Slam In Dramatic 7-3 Win

After a David Wright single tied the game at 3-3 in the bottom of the ninth, the Mets loaded the bases in the bottom of the tenth to set up a dramatic walk-off grand slam by Jordany Valdespin in the Metes 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The walk-off grand slam by Spin was […]

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Mets Game Notes: Niese Will Be Fine, Marcum On Saturday, Harvey Time!

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Game Notes: Niese Will Be Fine, Marcum On Saturday, Harvey Time!

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – LF Juan Lagares – CF Matt Harvey – RHP Game Notes Jon Niese is expected to throw a scheduled side session tomorrow, but remains on target […]

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Featured Post: Should Pitchers be Fitted with Protection While on the Mound?

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Should Pitchers be Fitted with Protection While on the Mound?

Last night, while watching the highlights of the Mets game, I saw the comebacker that struck Jon Niese on the right leg and caused him to leave the game. He was later diagnosed with a contusion, which for the Mets sake is good news. At the moment of impact on his right leg, I thought […]

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DePodesta On Montero and Pitchers Jumping From Double-A To Majors

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments

Updated by Joe D. on 4/24 It’s almost word for word from what Mitch wrote yesterday, but here is what VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta had to say about Rafael Montero: “His fastball is very advanced right now, but the secondary pitches need to continue to get better,” DePodesta says. “He just needs to […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/24: Syndergaard Bounces Back, Lagares Makes Debut, Boyd Ready For FSL

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/24: Syndergaard Bounces Back, Lagares Makes Debut, Boyd Ready For FSL

Last Night’s Quick Scores The Las Vegas/Colorado Springs game was postponed due to cold. Binghamton dropped to Portland in extras, 9-8. St. Lucie dropped to Charlotte, 3-2. Savannah dismantled Dlemarva, 9-1. Prospect Pipeline All eyes were on Noah Syndergaard last night, as everyone wanted to see how he would respond after his worst professional outing as […]

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Dodgers vs Mets Open Thread: Niese Battles Against Kershaw In Series Opener

An article by posted on April 23, 2013 0 Comments
Dodgers vs Mets Open Thread: Niese Battles Against Kershaw In Series Opener

Mets Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B John Buck – C Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – LF Justin Turner – 1B Collin Cowgill – CF Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Notes The Mets lead the National League, averaging 5.82 runs per game, narrowly ahead of […]

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Featured Post: Behind the Mask – Jerry Grote

An article by posted on April 23, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Behind the Mask – Jerry Grote

Winning was Jerry Grote’s bliss. In fact, his most joyous moment on the diamond was captured on film when teammate Jerry Koosman leapt into his arms after the final out of the 1969 World Series. In 1976, Bob Myrick found out the hard way how Grote felt about losing when the Mets rookie pitcher beat […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Knocking Off The Nationals Edition

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Knocking Off The Nationals Edition

Baseball is such a great sport. There is something for everyone, offense, defense, strategy, statistics, history and pitching. I’ll take a well pitched game over a slugfest any day. When you look at the Washington Nationals starting rotation, you just got to love what you see: Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez (one of my favorites), Jordan […]

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Living the Mets Dream, for a Weekend

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Living the Mets Dream, for a Weekend

I’m standing in my kitchen the other evening pouring myself a bowl of Corn Pops (my favorite) and prattling excitedly to my wife, “So when I was talking to Sandy Alderson earlier …” and I stop mid-sentence staring at the cereal box. She looked at me reading my mind. “You realize what you just said?” […]

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