Found May 18, 2012 on Bob's Blitz :
PLAYERS: Terry Collins
TEAMS: New York Mets
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DJ DFA'd, Carson Promoted: Mets Matinee Lineup V. Reds - May 17, 2012

After last night's brutal Mets loss where Jon Rauch allowed an apparent win by Johan Santana slip away, the Mets designated DJ Carrasco for assignment. Santana pitched a good game, leaving with 2 outs in the seventh and a 3-2 lead.  Bobby Parnell threw a five pitch strikeout to end the inning. Then all Hell broke loose; Rauch came in and allowed 3 runs in one third of an inning. Carrasco

On The Wright Track: Mets Come Back From Four Run Deficit To Win 9-4

Recap: R.A. Dickey took the hill looking for his sixth win of the year, going toe-to-toe with Reds ace Matt Latos. Dickey started off dominant, striking out six in the first four frames, but ran into trouble in the fifth after giving up a solo shot to Joey Votto in the previous inning. Come top five, Dickey gave up three runs on a hit-by-pitch, a walk, a double and a passed ball...

Starting Lineup, Game Preview: Mets @ Blue Jays

Starting Lineup Andres Torres – CF Mike Baxter – DH Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – RF Ike Davis – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Kirk Nieuwenhuis – LF Ronny Cedeno – SS Mike Nickeas – C Game Preview Last night’s game was a stinker. This afternoon the Mets look to bounce back as they take on the Blue Jays for game two. Anyway, in this afternoon’s game Miguel Batista...


METS COME BACK FROM 4-0 AND POUND THE REDS 9 - 4  David Wright is on fire. David Wright once again is clutch and delivers the go ahead run in what became a late inning slug fest for New York.Many of us, The Blob included, have wondered over the past few season if we'd ever see David return to being the great player we once knew. Not only has the old David come back to us, but he seems to

Mets Farm Teams Go 4-1 On Wednesday

Buffalo 14, Gwinnett 7  By Andrew O’Brien Matt Tuiasosopo plated two runs in the bottom of the first-inning Wednesday night with an inside-the-park home run to give the Bisons an early 2-0 lead. The Bisons never looked back, mashing 17 hits en route to a 14-7 win over the Gwinnett Braves. Tuiasosopo finished the game 3-for-5 with four RBIs and was a triple shy of the cycle. The...

Off-duty officer arrested at Mets game

An off-duty cop was dragged out of a New York Mets game in handcuffs Wednesday night after he tried to sneak into a better seat at Citi Field, police sources said.

Pre-Game: New York Mets (21-18) @ Toronto Blue Jays (22-18)

  This afternoon the Mets try to even this three game interleague set against the Blue Jays at Sky Dome Rogers Centre.  Game time is 1:07 pm.  Last night Jon Niese got lit up for 8 runs in 3 innings.  Niese was throwing batting practice from the get-go, and allowed 4 homers in his 3 innings of work.  Today Miguel Batista will be throwing batting practice for the Mets and...

Mets overcome 4-0 deficit to beat Reds

NEW YORK -- The day started with New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson acknowledging that the team's struggling bullpen had been a "frustrating thing" this year and saying he was exploring options to fix it. It ended with the Mets' current relievers doing their own patchwork job with three scoreless innings, and David Wright leading the Mets' offense...

Post Game: Blue Jays 2 Mets 0

Batista pitched 2 scoreless innings before leaving the game Miguel Batusta started the game but left after two quick innings. Jeremy Hefner camewin and pitched decently, but he did allow two runs. The real issue with today’s game was the Mets could not get anything going against Jays starter Brandon Morrow. Morrow was excellent today, but the Mets lineup was hurting with David...

Mets manager Collins learning how to manage Wright

Terry Collins is learning how to manage David Wright's work ethic and sense of accountability. For the second time this season, Collins made a decision meant to make sure the Mets' best player stays healthy and productive, even if Wright objected. After a Mets reliever hit Milwaukee's best player, Ryan Braun, with a pitch, Wright wanted to make sure that he was the one...

Yesterday’s Mets loss among worst seen in person

   The Mets took a game on the chin yesterday, losing to the Blue Jays 14-5 in Toronto, where the final score made it seem closer than it really was thanks to Scott Hairston hitting a 3-run HR in the 8th inning.  Starter Jonathon Niese looked as bad as I have ever seen him pitch. He was unable to located his curveball early, which resulted in him disregarding the pitch all together...

Nothing Accomplished

I searched back into to find the complete number of times that Johan Santana had victories snatched from him by sub-par efforts by the Mets bullpen since his arrival in 2008. I searched through looking for all the times Santana left the game with the lead and came away with a no-decision. The number I came up with: three. I found three games where the Mets bullpen...

The Flushing Five Spot

1. Jordanny Valdespin’s time up was short-lived. He showed some flashes but for the was a bit shaky. He did not give Terry Collins confidence to that he could to the job at short and therefore did not see many starts or much playing time.  He’s back in Triple-A where needs to be so he can have getting regular playing time. 2. David Wright is playing out of his mind. He is...

New York Mets Getting in the Hockey Spirit

With Hockey in the spotlight in New York, the Mets got in the spirit by donning their favorite hockey jersey during their road trip to Toronto. The themed trip was actually preplanned during spring training, but with both the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils in the playoffs it made the trip even more appropriate. “In spring training we talked about taking...
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