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New York Mets
PHILADELPHIA -- Ike Davis hit a three-run homer and the New York Mets scored eight runs off Philadelphia's bullpen in a 10-6 victory that completed a three-game sweep over the slumping Phillies on Wednesday night. Andres Torres also hit a homer, and the Mets rallied for the third straight game to improve to 18-13. The loss spoiled the return of Cliff Lee for the Phillies, who fell a season-worst four games under .500 at 14-18. Philadelphia rookie Freddy Galvis had three RBI and hit his first career triple. Lee allowed two runs and five hits, striking out six. He made his first start since a sensational performance at San Francisco on April 18, when he threw 10 scoreless innings in Philadelphia's 1-0, 11-inning loss. However, he strained his left oblique in his final inning of that game and went on the disabled list three days later. For the third straight night, the Phillies lost a game they led after five innings. They hardly look like the team that has won five str...
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Jake Diekman of the Philadelphia Phillies will probably join the team on Friday, like Michael Stutes did in 2011. He is the best in stats of all the internal help until the deadline for deals, but this deficiency won’t be a July problem. There are 2 other southpaws at Triple-A Lehigh Valley as possibilities.
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The Week That Was: April 30th – May 7th
The B-Mets went 2-5 over the past week, losing both their series in Akron against the Aeros and at home against the Harrisburg Senators. Three of the five games they lost were only by one run. The Mets fell below .500 and slid in the standings from third to fourth place. The big news on the...
The New York Mets have put catcher Josh Thole on the seven-day disabled list because of a concussion.
The Mets made the move before Tuesday night's game at Philadelphia and promoted catcher Rob Johnson from Triple-A Buffalo.
Thole was elbowed in the head by Ty Wigginton of the Phillies during a play at the plate in the Mets' 5-2 win Monday night.
Thole had returned to...
Miguel Batista did little to solve the problem that is Mike Pelfrey’s absence from the rotation, but the Mets overcame a slow start tonight to defeat the Phillies once again 7-4.
Trailing 4-1 entering the seventh, New York got to work when last night’s hero Jordany Valdespin got on base with a lead-off walk against Phillies starter Joe Blanton. However, Blanton would get catcher...
PHILADELPHIA -- The New York Mets, who have made a habit of late-inning heroics so far this season, struck again Tuesday night, scoring all of their runs in the last three frames to beat the last-place Philadelphia Phillies 7-4. The Mets (17-13), who erased a 4-0 deficit, won their fourth straight game and came from behind to earn a victory for the 10th time this season. On Monday...
The Mets are playing these days without their starting shortstop, Ruben Tejada, who is sidelined because of a strained right groin. They also are playing without their starting catcher, Josh Thole, who has a concussion. They are playing without their starting left fielder, Jason Bay, who is recovering from a fractured left rib. And they are playing without one of their starting...
Good News, Bad News. Mets bounce back after The Houston hell trip and take 2 out of 3 from the D'backs on the brief homestand. With another great start Dickey goes 4-1 on the season. That's good news...the bad, Ruben Tejada took a soil sample with his face when strained his quad. Check out the link below for a full game recap. Happy Sunday Blobbers!
Mets 7 – Phillies 4TERRY COLLINS ON TONIGHT’S VICTORY“Let me tell you something…tonight’s game was a good win. A good victory for the team, for the guys and for me. The young guys learned that they can comeback at anytime and win a ball game. And that’s huge, huge. You play 9 innings for a reason and my guys did just that and I’m proud of them. For me tonight’s game...
Jayson Werth said that Phillies’ fans yelled and booed him as he got carted off the field last week after breaking his wrist against the Phillies last week.
“After walking off the field feeling nauseous knowing my wrist was broke and hearing Philly fans yelling ‘You deserve it,’ and, ‘That’s what you get,’ I am motivated to get back quickly and see to it personally...
I don’t know if you noticed (how could you not?) but it seems like every time a young player does something positive, we see discussions here, and even on WFAN yesterday regarding which GM brought that player to the Mets.
First, as I’ve said here I think Minaya did a better job than most give him credit for. Second, let us please stop pretending that Alderson has been here for...
You may have thought that the Phillies hit rock bottom days ago. It was hard to imagine things getting much worse. And yet, it did get worse. After getting swept in 3 games by the Mets yesterday, I think we can officially say, here it is; rock bottom.
And it is not because they were swept by the Mets that this is rock bottom. It is because of the manner in which they were beaten...
Craig Carton once turned an unassisted triple play as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies. No video exists. 6-year-old 'Ross' also pulled off the rarest of baseball plays recently. Video exists.
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Aaron Altherr, OF, Philadelphia Phillies
Current Level: A-
2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 15th
Current Value: Monitor Closely
The organization lacked a first round pick in the 2009 draft and its first actual pick (second round, 75th overall), outfielder Kelly Dugan, hasn’t done very much. The club still found a lot of talent, though, with the likes of Brody Colvin (7th round),...