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July was a terrible month for Mets fans. After exiting the All Star break primed for a post season run, the season has spiraled out of control. Poor pitching, compounded by poorer execution at the plate and shotty defense have seen the Mets post season dreams, along with those of fans, shattered in short order. Understandably this has left the roster frustrated and the fanbase angry, but I’m happy to see that the front office didn’t stray from its plan.
If you want to say that Sandy Alderson should have made a trade to aid the bullpen in late June or early July, it’d be difficult to argue with you. The Mets have had the worst pen for the large majority of the season, so change was necessary. However, I’m yet to see anyone propose a realistic scenario where the Mets could have acquired a reliever in a not yet developed trade market. Due to the second Wild Card spot, there weren’t nearly as many sellers as in previous years. Even fewer who were prepared to throw in the towel in late ...
BEST OF MAXIM
The New York Mets have thrown rookie Josh Edgin right into the fire and so far fans have to be very pleased with the results. The 25-year-old lefty hadn’t pitched above A-ball last season but started 2012 out in Double-A Binghamton before quickly advancing to Triple-A Buffalo and eventually earning his call up to the majors on July 13. Edgin showed dominating stuff in his big...
Zack Wheeler’s 11K performance for Double-A Binghamton might has earned him a promotion. He’s headed to Triple-A Buffalo, the team announced this afternoon.
Wheeler finishes with a 3.26 ERA during 19 starts for the B-Mets. He struck out 117 batters in 116 innings.
Original Post 7/31
After weighing whether to have Zack Wheeler make his Triple-A debut on the road...
The trade deadline ended at 4:00 PM EDT and while the Mets Eastern Division rival were saying 'No Mas' in dealing away 2/3 of their outfield, the Mets stood idly by and didn't make a move.
Surprised? I'm not. The Mets don't have much to deal from in the way of trades. Scott Hairston has had a good year, but would not garner the type of player that would make...
CONGRATULATIONS TO THESE 5 WINNERS!
1. Mike A. from East Northport, NY
2. Ryan M. from Knoxville, TN
3, Anna D. from Port Washington, NY
4. Gregg R. from Fort Lauderdale, FL
5. Dan V. from Manassas, VA
The five of you have shown yourselves to be the best of the best and true die-hard Mets fans!
Your Brand New DVD’s will be shipped out to you by A&E Entertainment this week...
This afternoon at 3:45 pm, the Mets try to take 3 out of 4 from the NL West leading Giants. Chris Young (2-5 4.58 ERA) will face off against Barry Zito (8-7 3.89 ERA).
Last night Jon Niese turned in a great performance going seven strong, with the only blemish being a solo homer by Buster Posey in the Mets 2-1 victory. John Rauch, Tim Byrdak and Bobby Parnell came in to close...
Scott Hairston hit his second homer of the game, connecting in the 10th inning to send the New York Mets past the reeling San Francisco Giants 8-7 Monday night.
The Giants have lost five in a row, all at home. They lead the NL West by one percentage point over the Dodgers.
Hairston hit two-run homer in the eighth as the Mets scored four times for a 6-4 lead. Buster Posey and Nate...
Jonathon Niese scattered three hits over seven innings and Ruben Tejada homered for the first time in almost two years and singled twice, leading the New York Mets past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Wednesday night.
All San Francisco could squeeze out of Niese (8-5) was a two-out homer by Buster Posey in the sixth, the All-Star catcher's 14th long ball this season. Niese struck...
I just came back from an eerie, parking garage meeting with my sources and they inform me that Domingo Tapia, Starter for the Savannah Sand Gnats, is being groomed for a role as the future Mets closer. Take this news for what it is worth, as we’ve certainly heard the same thing about Parnell, Mejia and Familia in recent years but the news does make a certain amount of sense...