Found April 28, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Boy, I’ll tell ya… Karma? It’s a ******** The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Mets 5-1 this afternoon at Citi Field to complete the sweep and send the Mets reeling to their fourth loss in a row. Jon Niese was the hard luck loser despite a solid performance from the Mets’ southpaw. He gave the the team more than they could have hoped for, but was let down by defensive miscues, a terrible decision by Terry Collins, and a forgettable outing by reliever Scott Atchison. Niese was cruising through 6.2 innings and locked in a 1-1 pitching duel with Phillies starter Cole Hamels. After getting two quick outs in the seventh, Laynce Nix hit a foul popup that should have been the third out. But catcher John Buck dropped it for an error and Nix responded a single to ignite a rally. After another single, Collins decides to bring the right-hander Atchison in. That prompted the dangerous Ryan Howard to come out as pinch-hitter and he immediately drove a two-run double to the wall to put the Phillies...

Marcum Starts, Edgin Demoted, Mets Look To Get Back To .500: Mets Lineup V. Phillies - April 27, 2013

The Mets announced this morning that to make room for Shaun Marcum on the Major League roster, Josh Edgin was demoted...not to Las Vegas to join the 51's, but to Binghamton (AA). The clubs thinking was to drop him 2 levels so that he can get the much needed work to correct his problems. Edgin has been huge disappointment this year after a promising start late last season; his fast ball has

Has Mets’ Freefall Begun Early This Year?

Rocky might be sugar coating what is going on with the Mets these days. Do you remember the beginning of the month when the Mets were off to a semi-good start and the Yankees – beset by injuries – stumbled out of the gate and the talk was could they actually finish with a better record? Not happening. We are looking at a fifth straight losing season, and please, don’t delude...

Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

Welcome to the first post in a weekly series called “Who’s Hot, Who’s Not,” in which we look at the hottest and coldest players in the Mets’ minor league system from the past week. Here’s a look back at the week that was. NOTE: Stats are from April 20 through April 27. Who’s Hot Jayce Boyd 1B (SAV)- Boyd has come out of nowhere this season, hitting .405/.490/.583 through...

New York Mets latest team turning to Groupon to spark ticket sales

Prior to the start of the 2013, the Marlins organization received a buncha laughs when they put season opener tickets on sale via Groupon, an online deal-of-the-day website. Well, they aren’t the only NL East team failing to bring the fans in early this year, as the New York Mets are also trying to lure fans to CitiField with a Groupon of their own. With the season just about a...

With Terry Collins Already On The Hotseat, Is Wally Backman On Speed Dial?

After getting off to a 7-4 start to the season, the Mets have now lost nine of their last 12 games and aside from when Matt Harvey and Jon Niese are on the hill, you don’t get the sense that the Mets will win that day. Part of the problem was a middle to back end of the rotation that was ill-conceived from the beginning. The ever so reliable R.A. Dickey was replaced with Shaun...

Tonight’s Mets Meme: Both The Phillies & Mets Have A Doc On The Roster

The post Tonight’s Mets Meme: Both The Phillies & Mets Have A Doc On The Roster appeared first on The Daily Stache.

#MetsTwitterRecap: Just Plain Ugly

4/27 @mets lineup vs @philliesBaxter RFTejada SSMurphy 2BWright 3BDuda LFBuck CDavis 1BValdespin CFMarcum P — MLBLineups (@mlblineups) April 27, 2013 4/27 @phillies lineup at @metsRollins SSUtley 2BYoung 3BHoward 1BBrown LFMayberry CFNix RFQuintero CPettibone P — MLBLineups (@mlblineups) April 27, 2013 What! Burkhardt and some Dago are calling the game today? I like bagging...

Game Chatter: Matt Harvey vs. Jose Fernandez (4/29/13)

The shine may have come off Fernandez but Matt Harvey continues to amaze. See if he can claim his fifth win in the month of April when the Mets take on the Marlins at 7:10 pm. To get started just enter your email address and desired username: Name E-mail Related Posts:Mets Game Chatter – 4/7/13Game Chatter: Matt Harvey vs. Stephen Strasburg (4/19/13)Mets Game Chatter – Matt...

Mets Fans Turning Jason Bay Jerseys Into John Buck Jerseys

A friend of Team BC was at Citi Field to see the Mets-Phillies game on Saturday. In addition to reporting that the Mets&#8…

Ruiz Added, Quintero DFA'd

Following a 25 game suspension, Carlos Ruiz has finally been added to the roster. To make room, catcher Humberto Quintero has designated for assignment. Ruiz will assume major league catching duties this afternoon in Citi Field against Jonathan Neise and the Mets. Cole Hamels starts for the Phillies. Back to...

It’s Only April, Why is the Phillies Season Already Over?

CAN A CATCHER REALLY MAKE THE DIFFERENCE? The 12-14 Phillies at best can finish the month of April a game under the .500 mark and about 5 games out of the National League East Division lead.  So why is the season already over?  Well it’s not but a long shot but for the Phillies there chances of getting back to the playoffs are thin. Does the season ride on the hope that a substance...

Phillies 5, Mets 1

Ryan Howard snapped a seventh-inning tie with a pinch-hit double, Cole Hamels earned his first win of the season and the Philadelphia Phillies took advantage of a crucial Mets error to beat New York 5-1 on Sunday and finish a three-game sweep. Freddy Galvis homered, Chase Utley had an RBI single and Hamels (1-3) overcame six walks, which matched his career high. The left-hander...
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