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Saturday, September 29, 2012 • 7:10 PM
Turner Field • Atlanta, GA
RHP Chris Young (4-8, 4.21) vs. LHP Mike Minor (10-10, 4.27)
Ruben Tejada – SS
Andres Torres – CF
David Wright – 3B
Scott Hairston – RF
Lucas Duda - 1B
Jason Bay – LF
Ronny Cedeno – 2B
Mike Nickeas – C
Chris Young – RHP
The Mets and Braves continue their series as the Mets look for the series win tonight in Atlanta. Last night Jon Niese had an excellent performance and was supported by some clutch hitting by Lucas Duda. Tonight Chris Young tries to keep it going. On the season he has pitched 19 games over 109.0 innings with an ERA of 4.21. In his last four starts he has pitched 23.2 innings allowing 8 runs, 7 earned, which is a 2.66 ERA while striking out 17 batters. In his two games against the Braves this year he has allowed 7 ER over 9 innings. The Braves have the following numbers against Chris:
Uggla 3-11, 2B, 3B
Chipper 6-10, 2B, 2 HR
McCann 1-10, HR
Bourn 3-7, 2B
Mike Minor has pi...
BEST OF MAXIM
Okay, we now have down on paper how the Wilpon family became Mets owners, the era of Omar Minaya, the beginning of Sandy & Company, the recession, and ‘The House That Number 42 Built’.
I’m going to dumb it down a little here so everyone can understand just how a business survives and what determines the value of your business for a resale or refinancing.
The profit of...
In this Saturday edition of Rounding The Bases, some great links to several interesting Mets narratives with a quote from R.A. Dickey for good measure. Enjoy.
An outfielder and it’s not close. Josh Thole struggled this year but I don’t think the Mets should bail on him quite yet; he’s still only 25, he’s a lefty-hitting catcher, before this season he always got on base...
Should the Mets trade Jonathon Niese?
I don’t know why MetsBlog keeps putting this out there every month, but the answer is the same as it’s always been and that is NO.
I just don’t understand this fascination they have with this silly and somewhat ignorant discussion. If the goal is to build from within, than why would you ever consider trading one of your homegrown pitchers...
Met fans talk a big game. We say that if the BLEEPITY BLEEPING owners don’t give Sandy Alderson the money to sign David Wright and other players, that we’re not watching a single game. The truth of the matter is: If you are reading this blog… you care about the Mets too much to ignore them through a season. The truth is that you’ll complain until every message board...
Now that R.A. Dickey has achieved his dream of a 20-win season, the conversation has shifted to his last
remaining goal -- the National League Cy Young award. With most major league starters scheduled for one more start before the end of the regular season,
Dickey ranks second in the NL with his 20 wins, one fewer than Gio Gonzalez of the Nationals. His 2.69 ERA
is also second...
Fred Wilpon and Sandy Alderson gazing into the future and watching their plan unfold?
On Wednesday I posted this comment R.A. Dickey made regarding his thoughts on signing an extension with the Mets after this season:
“If I don’t see them pursuing David hard,” Dickey said, “I think it would be a message to everybody that they’re content to spend the next five or six years...
Sunday, September 30, 2012 • 1:35 PM
Turner Field • Atlanta, GA
RHP Jenrry Mejia (1-1, 4.91) vs. RHP Kris Medlen (9-1, 1.64)
Ruben Tejada – SS
Daniel Murphy – 2B
Justin Turner – 3B
Ike Davis – 1B
Scott Hairston – CF
Lucas Duda – LF
Mike Baxter – RF
Kelly Shoppach – C
Jenrry Mejia – RHP
The Mets and Braves play the rubber game this afternoon...
Game after game, time after time, we have seen Chipper Jones –or as us Mets affectionately now him, “LAA-RRYY”– find a way to somehow tomahawk the Amazin’s. For years we have seen the 1990 first overall pick dismantle Flushing’s Finest be it with the bat or the glove, however that ended today.
Playing in his final game against his favorite opponent, Chipper got one last...
Table of ContentsHere’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.1. Action Footage: R.A. Dickey Throws a Changeup2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game3. Today’s Complete ScheduleAction Footage: R.A. Dickey Throws a ChangeupA Thing That R.A. Dickey Did YesterdayA thing that Mets right-hander R.A. Dickey did on Thursday was to tie his career-high in strikeouts, with 13...
ATLANTA -- Lucas Duda spoiled Chipper Jones' big night with a three-run home run in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 Friday at Turner Field. The Braves had honored Jones in a pregame ceremony, showering him with tributes and gifts, including dismantling and installing his clubhouse locker in his new house. Despite all the emotion running...
SOLID… Solid as a rock…
Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson will discuss the state and future of the coaching staff this Monday or Tuesday according to Mike Puma of the NY Post.
A Mets official also told him that he would be surprised if Dan Warthen gets fired.
This kind of backs up earlier reports from two weeks ago that intimated the same thing regarding pitching coach Dan Warthen...
The New York Mets have won seven straight over the Miami Marlins, and have not lost when they have faced Josh Johnson this year.
Johnson has received very little support all season heading into his final start of 2012 on Monday night in Miami.
New York (73-86) is completing its fourth straight fourth-place finish in the NL East while Miami (67-92) is capping its third consecutive...