Found September 14, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Jon Niese
TEAMS: New York Mets
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Projecting Out 2013-2015 ETA’s For Mets Top Prospects

Lets have some fun today. After reading something Jim Callis said in his Prospect Chat on Baseball America yesterday, I was inspired to bring out my crystal ball and predict when we’ll see some of the Mets top prospect’s. But first take a look at this: Wow, that’s a pretty optimistic view, and one that could certainly be construed as rushing one’s number one prospect...

Ike Davis’ quest for 30 HR, Harvey’s big stick, pitchers set record

Due to their ballpark and personnel, the Mets have never been a big HR hitting team. Only 28 times in team history has a player reached the 30-HR mark in a year. By contrast, the Rockies have had a 30-HR season 32 times in their history and they have played 31 fewer seasons. Ike Davis has hit 26 HR this season, which is tied for 40th place in franchise history. Others to hit...

Hey, Mets! Lock up David Wright long-term already!

There is no other way to sugarcoat it. The Mets appear to be stringing along the end of the season. While it was nice for the Mets to actually score some runs and play spoiler on Friday night by defeating the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3, the Mets are once again headed towards a losing season defined by another stumble to end the season. The Mets are now 4-8 in September. Aside from R.A...

Wally Backman Talks About Matt Harvey, Says He’s Never Seen Him Pitch Like This Before

Here’s a clip from SNY of Kevin Burkhardt interviewing Wally Backman who is now part of the Mets coaching staff since the minor league season ended. The subject is Mets rookie Matt Harvey who Backman says he’s never seen him pitch like this when he was at Triple-A Buffalo, and he wonders if Harvey was just bored in the minors and probably not going full tilt. Have a look and...

Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey wins Branch Rickey Award

New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey is the winner of the 2012 Branch Rickey Award in recognition of his work distributing baseball equipment and medical supplies in Central and South America. Created by the Rotary Club of Denver, the Branch Rickey Award honors individuals in baseball who contribute to their communities and are strong role models for young people. Each year, major...

Mets vs. Brewers pitching preview

The Brewers are threatening to make it into the wildcard, and their playoff hopes are still alive. The Mets are standing in their way, and a three games series with the Mets will be basically a win or go home scenario. Milwaukee sits just 3 games back of the wildcard spot, after being 12 ½ games back of that same wildcard spot just about a month ago. MLB odds are favoring the Brewers...

Going, Going, Gone: David Wright Edition

It hard to think that after the stunning exit from the 2006 NLCS, the consecutive collapses that followed, the mediocre baseball since, and the gut check that was the departure of Jose Reyes, that things could actually get worse for our beloved Mets.  With the team poised to close out its worst campaign in at least four years, the organization isn’t exactly entering the offseason...

Game Preview: Brewers @ Mets

The Mets try to forget about this past homestand and their problems at home as they hit the road again, this time to face the Brewers. Jon Niese gets the start for the Mets and he is 10-9 this season over 27 games and 171.0 innings of work while posting an ERA of 3.47. In his last seven games he has pitched 47.1 innings while posting an ERA of 2.47. The last time he faced the Brewers...

Mets vs. Brewers Series Preview

Mets fans are just hoping this season ends as soon as possible. It’s been another lost year in New York, but maybe, just maybe, the team will be able to get at least one win in their series against Milwaukee this weekend. New York has lost six in a row, putting their record at a miserable 65-78 for the season. They were just swept consecutively by the Atlanta Braves and Washington...

Mejia Takes The Hill As Mets Try To Brew A Series Win In Milwaukee

Saturday, September 15, 2012 • 7:10 PM Miller Park • Milwaukee, WI RHP Jenrry Mejia (0-0, 4.50) vs. RHP Shaun Marcum (5-4, 3.71) Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Lucas Duda – LF Jordany Valdespin – RF Kelly Shoppach – C Andres Torres – CF Jenrry Mejia – RHP The Mets look to keep last night’s success going...

Angel Pagan Has A Higher WAR Than All Of The Mets Outfielders Combined In 2012

Angel Pagan is the #3 ranked free agent outfielder this offseason. Could any of you have ever imagined this? Me doing a post gathering data from Fangraphs and even using WAR to illustrate the point of this post? Who says you can’t teach an old dog a new trick… Anyway, I’m still trying to wrap my brain around all these wholesale changes that are apparently coming this offseason...

Mets 7, Brewers 3

Lucas Duda homered and doubled, Jonathon Niese pitched six strong innings and the New York Mets snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the surging Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Friday night. The loss dropped Milwaukee back to .500 at 72-72 - four games behind the St. Louis Cardinals for the second National League wild-card spot. Niese (11-9), who had lost three straight starts, settled...
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