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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 probably indicates. But, there’s a lot of room for improvement.’’
There is, because although Young had his moments when he worked deep into games like today, there were others when he was rocked. Still, he started 18 games, his most since 2008.
Veteran arms are important, so we shouldn’t write off Young returning even though he’s not included in next year’s rotation. Although the Mets have ideas as to how their rotation will look, there are significant questions that make Young’s presence desirable.
Both Johan Santana and Dillon Gee are coming off injuries so there will be caution with them. You have to like Matt H
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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...
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...
For the half dozen fans still watching the Mets game tonight has been rained out before any rain has hit the field. Tornado watches, which seem to be the new thing here in the tri state area are in effect until late this evening.
Look for Harvey to get the game On Wednesday and Hefner will go Thursday night.
Ike Davis who was slammed in an article this morning bout being difficult to work
Yesterday, Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger. reported that Mark Brewer, the pitching coach for Triple-A Buffalo, has been dismissed from the organization.
McCullough’s sources told him that a recent internal review of the Mets minor-league system revealed “a disconnect between the practices of the Triple-A pitching staff and the organization’s prescribed pitching program”...
R.A. DICKEY: Leads the National League with a 2.67 ERA (second in the majors) and is tied for second in the majors with 18 wins, one behind Gio Gonzalez and David Price. Dickey is second in the NL with 205 strikeouts. Dickey also leads the NL in complete games (five), shutouts (three) and innings pitched (212.0). He is third in the majors with a 1.04 WHIP and third in the NL...
D.A. Richard Brown poses with a Sept. 11 memorial jersey signed by Mets players valued at $7,500. Credit Office of Richard Brown.
Mets fans across the city were ecstatic when staff ace Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in team history earlier this season.
One fan in particular, however, went a little overboard with his celebration. Overboard, over the barrier onto the field...
R.A. Dickey goes for Win #19 as the Mets begin a three-game series with the Phillies. Game time is 7:10 PM.
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Mets offense falls flat once more as R.A. Dickey gets hit for two homeruns against the Phils. Mets lose a rough one, 3-1.
R.A. Dickey pitched his heart out, but the offense fell flat for him once more and unlucky mishaps plagued them. A dropped third strike to Rollins in the first caused to be an issue as Dickey gives up a throwing error that moved him to third and then a sac...
What the Mets should do with David Wright after the 2012 season has been the talk of the town as the season winds down. There has been a healthy mix of opinions on what the Mets should actually do with regards to David – some argue to hang on to the aging third baseman, while others want to trade him while the Mets can still lure top tier prospects for him. One team that may be...
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NEW YORK - There have been few highlights for the New York Mets during the stretch run of another disappointing season, except for R.A. Dickey's final opportunities to reach the 20-win mark and, perhaps, earn a Cy Young award. But Dickey has continued to insist that is not his focus and that he will not do anything to "manipulate" his chances if he thinks it won&...