Found August 24, 2012 on Long Island Met Fan:
It was announced today that yesterday's starter, Collin McHugh was sent down to AAA Buffalo to make room on the Mets roster for Jeremy Hefner. McHugh, who pitched brilliantly in tossing seven scoreless innings yesterday will not be eligible to return to the Mets rotation until after the September 1st call-ups. McHugh will have to remain at Buffalo for 10 days unless there is an injury and he is

Meet The Met: RHP Collin McHugh

Collin McHugh Makes His First Big League Start This Afternoon At Citi There’s an old baseball adage kicking around regarding player development. It’s a basic rule of thumb that, assuming a player ever navigates the minors and makes it to the major leagues, it should take a hitter roughly 1500 minor league at-bats before he is equipt to handle the David Price’s and Johnny Cueto’s...

McHugh tosses 7 scoreless frames in debut; Rewarded with a no-decision

Making his major league debut on Thursday afternoon, New York Mets starter Collin McHugh allowed two hits and a walk, while fanning nine batters over seven scoreless frames.  His efforts, however, were rewarded with a no-decision.  Surprise. Surprise. Unfortunately for McHugh, a misplay by Jordany Valdespin in centerfield led to the games only run as the last place Colorado Rockies...

McHugh's stay with Mets was a short one, but he'll be back soon

A day after making one of the most impressive rookie debuts in franchise history, Collin McHugh received his reward from the Mets: a trip back to the minors. Because McHugh would not have pitched for another week anyway, the Mets optioned him back to Triple-A Buffalo before their 3-1 loss to the Astros on Friday, activating right-hander Jeremy Hefner from the paternity list. McHugh...

Mets Need The Luck Of The Irish: McHugh Gets First Major League Start: Mets Lineup V. Rockies - August 23, 2012

In a season that is quickly slipping into oblivion, the Mets are looking to their future for some bright spots. Last night Matt Harvey once again was outstanding and the bullpen and offense were abysmal. Harvey looks to be a bright spot for the 2013 season and years to come. With Johan being shelved for the  remainder of the year with back spasms, the Mets will turn to Collin McHugh making his

2012 Fantasy Baseball Daily Fix 8/24: Collin McHugh makes impressive starts for Mets

If you thought the pitching waiver wire had gone empty, look again. You will probably find Collin McHugh, who made his debut for the Mets on Thursday and tossed seven scoreless innings with nine strikeouts. J.A. Happ is probably there too and he gave up one in seven innings for Toronto. Alex Cobb might even be available, but snag him after a four-hit shutout with eight strikeouts...

Collin McHugh Makes His Big League Debut Against Rockies Today

Collin McHugh Makes His First Big League Start This Afternoon At Citi Thursday, August 23, 2012 • 1:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, NY RHP Tyler Chatwood (3-3, 5.46) vs. RHP Collin McHugh (ML Debut) Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Scott Hairston – LF Mike Baxter – RF Ruben Tejada – SS Josh Thole – C Collin...

Game Preview: Rockies @ Mets

The Mets try to avoid the four game sweep today as they take on the Rockies in an afternoon game. Tyler Chatwood will get the start for the Rockies today as Collin McHugh will be making his major league debut. McHugh, who has been described as Gee-esque, 7-9 over 143.2 innings this season in two minor leagues. In that stretch he has an ERA of 2.88, a WHIP of 1.143 and a K/9 of 8...

Colorado Rockies go back to 5-man rotation, but stick with 75-pitch limit

The Rockies continue to play well, but the 75 pitch limit remains.These Colorado Rockies are looking more like a good team than a team that was on a collision course with 100 loses less than two weeks ago.On Thursday afternoon in New York, the Rockies completed a four-game sweep of the Mets, their second in as many years. They won in a different fashion to complete the sweep, winning...

Mets Game Chatter – 8/26/12

Mets look for their first two-game winning streak since they beat the Giants in back-to-back games August 1st and 2nd. Jeremy Hefner takes the mound for the 1:10 start. It may take the software a minute to load when you first click on the page. Please be patient. If you’re having trouble getting in, try using Firefox instead of Internet Explorer. Enter your comments in the...

Hefner Tosses A Gem, Ike Blasts A Pair Including The Game Winner In 2-1 Victory

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Duda In Left Field, Hefner On The Hill, Mets Try To Take Rubber Game Against Astros

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