Found September 16, 2012 on
The Daily Stache:
This afternoon at Miller Park, the Mets will try to actually win a series. Last night, the Mets scored some runs again, but it wasn’t enough as Jenry Mejia couldn’t find the plate and blew a 4-1 lead. Ike Davis hit a 2-run homer in the top of the 9th inning, but it wasn’t enough at the Mets fell to the Brewers 9-6. Chris Young (4-7 4.39 ERA) will be starting for the Mets today and will oppose Wily Peralta (1-0 3.46 ERA).
Today’s game starts at 2:10 pm. The game can be seen on SNY and heard on
#Mets Sunday lineup at Milwaukee: Tejada-SS, Murphy-2B, Wright-3B, Davis-1B, Duda-LF, Baxter-RF, Thole-C, Torres-CF, Young-RHP
— New York Mets (@Mets) September 16, 2012
#Brewers enter today’s 1:10 CT finale 2 1/2 games back in the NL Wild Card standings. Here’s today’s lineup: twitter.com/Brewers/status…
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) September 16, 2012
Chris Young (4-7 4.39 ERA) starts for the Mets today. Young is 2-0 with a 2.86 ERA in his last four starts on the road. In Young’s last start against the Braves, he allowed two runs with seven strikeouts and four walks in six innings. The Mets went on to lost 3-2 in extra innings.
Wily Peralta (1-0 3.46 ERA) will start for the Brew Crew. This will be Peralta’s 3rd start since being called up from triple A. In his last start, he allowed one run and scattered seven hits in six innings against the Braves.
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According to what a baseball source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets will consider trading Ike Davis this offseason.
While that does not guarantee Davis will be moved, it at least is a very plausible option. Davis should be marketable despite a slow start because he is a 30-homer threat with the potential for above-average fielding at first base.
The Mets are disappointed...
Just a quick thought on something Adma Rubin just tweeted about Ike Davis:
If you look at David Wright’s OPS which is a team leading .895 and also top ten in the NL, you would think he’d be infinitely ahead of Ike Davis in the RBI department considering Davis has just a .754 OPS. That’s a difference of almost 150 points.
Wright’s On-Base Percentage is over 100 points higher...
Chris Young took the loss on Sunday, but worked into the seventh inning, and in doing so passed 100 innings for the season and received a $150,000 bonus.
More importantly, he’s probably showed enough to warrant a contract for 2013, if not from the Mets, then somebody else.
“It means I’m healthy,’’ said Young. “I think I’ve pitched pretty well, better than my record...
Updated Post 11:30 AM
Ike Davis said the following to the New York Post regarding reports that the Mets will consider trading him this offseason:
“If they trade me, they trade me. I can’t do anything about it. I have to do my job where I am at. … I think I can help teams win baseball games. That is all I want to do.”
Now it’s starting to become real…
When the players...
The New York Mets were defeated 3-0 by the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon in Miller Park. Chris Young started for NY and allowed three runs, including two solo homers to Ryan Braun, while striking out eight over 6 2/3 innings of work and was rewarded with his 8th loss of the season:
Following the loss, Chris Young spoke with reporters and considering his journey back from...
Try this one on for size Mets fans…
According to Terry Collins, Lucas Duda will play first base against left-handed pitching for the remainder of the season.
That of course translates into first baseman Ike Davis riding the pine against left-handed pitching from here on in, thus becoming a platoon player.
Knowing the type of temperamental player Ike Davis could be, you have...
In just the third start of Wily Peralta’s young career, the Mets were completely baffled and continued to struggle offensively as they dropped this one to the Brewers 3-0.
Chris Young got the nod for Amazin’s and put together a solid effort, despite allowing home runs to both Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez in the fourth and a second bomb to the reigning NL MVP in the sixth...
Sunday, September 16, 2012 • 2:10 PM
Miller Park • Milwaukee, WI
RHP Chris Young (4-7, 4.39) vs. RHP Wily Peralta (1-0, 3.46)
Ruben Tejada – SS
Daniel Murphy – 2B
David Wright – 3B
Ike Davis – 1B
Lucas Duda – LF
Mike Baxter – RF
Josh Thole – C
Andres Torres – CF
Chris Young – RHP
The Mets and Brewers play the rubber game of the series this...
The Mets and Brewers play the rubber game of the series this afternoon as Chris Young makes the start against Wily Peralta. Young is 4-7 on the season over 17 starts over 96.1 innings with a 4.39 ERA. In his last two starts he has pitched 11.0 innings and has allowed only 3 ER while striking out 10 batters. The last time he faced the Brewers was in 2008 and he pitched a complete...
According to a baseball source close to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com, the Mets will consider trading first baseman Ike Davis during the offseason “as a way to upgrade other areas of the team and open a spot for Lucas Duda at his natural position.” Andy Martino of the New York Daily News writes that they're open to trade either Duda or Davis for the right price although...
Yesterday, Terry Collins announced that Lucas Duda will play first base against left-handed pitching for the remainder of the season.
That of course translates into first baseman Ike Davis riding the pine against left-handed pitching from here on in, thus becoming a platoon player at least for the rest of this season.
Knowing the type of intense player Ike Davis is, you have...
Ryan Braun hit his 40th home run in the 6th inning, as he still leads all National League sluggers
The Milwaukee Brewers sent the Mets packing from The Brew City as the New York Mets fell by a score of 3-0 on Sunday afternoon.
The pitching matchup featured Chris Young for the Mets and Wily Peralta for the Brewers. Both starters pitched well into the fourth inning until the Brewers...
The Mets (66-79) lost to the Brewers (73-72) by the score of 9-6 on Saturday evening at Miller Park.
When you throw 68 pitches over 3+ innings of work and you struggle to find the strike zone, it is a definite recipe for disaster.
All eyes were on Jenrry Meija in Milwaukee, where he was making his first start in exactly two years – since injuring himself on this day in 2010...