Lucas Duda swings, Jeurys Familia’s opponents don’t, Anthony Recker wins

One of the unsung stars of the early going for the Mets has been the offensive production of Lucas Duda. Slowed by an injury in Spring Training, Duda has also suffered somewhat from management’s refusal to solve the three-headed first baseman issue. But when he’s got on the field, Duda has been a productive offensive player. Among those with at least 20 PA, Duda leads the...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Diamondbacks 2

Recker Comes Through Again  The Mets completed a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks after a 5-2 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Chase Field. With the win, the Mets complete a very successful 6-3 road trip. Dillon Gee, making his fourth start of the season, was perfect through 4.2 innings, retiring 14 batters in a row before giving up a fifth inning double. Gee tossed...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

OJTB: Mets Survive Angels in 13 Innings

Anthony Recker. The Mets’ catcher probably wouldn’t be the player most fans expect to get clutch hits for the team. Go figure. Image: Jar C. Hong/AP Already credited with two RBIs on the night, Recker commenced the 13th inning with a solo homerun off Angels RHP Matt Shoemaker (0-1; 4.05 ERA) to afford the visitors a 7-6 lead, and LHP John Lannan sealed the victory by retiring...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Recker’s HR in 13th leads Mets past Angels

In the shadow of Disneyland, the Mets got a little Sleepy and Dopey before departing Happy. Anthony Recker’s home run leading off the 13th inning injected life into this sagging bunch, sending the Mets to a 7-6 victory over the Angels. A night after the Mets lost in the 11th inning, when Jeurys Familia drilled Hank Conger with the bases loaded to score the winning run, John Lannan...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Scorecard: Angels vs Mets, April 12, 2014

Raul Inbanez hammered a two-out three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth off Mets closer Jose Velverde to tie the game in dramatic fashion. But New York catcher Anthony Recker hit a solo shot off Matt Shoemaker’s first pitch of the 13th inning to seal the win for the Mets.Click here to download the scorecard.If your new to scoring baseball or just need help interpreting some...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets beat Angels in 13th on Recker's HR

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Anthony Recker led off the 13th inning with a home run against rookie Matt Shoemaker and also had a two-run single, leading the New York Mets to a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Recker Homers In 13th Inning, Shows Off Epic Bat Flip (GIF)

The Mets and Angels played another extra inning game on Saturday Night/Sunday Morning thanks to a Raul Ibanez 3-run home run to tie the game off of Jose Valverde in the 9th inning. The game would go to the 13th inning where the Mets normal backup catcher Anthony Recker, starting for this game, came up against Matt Shoemaker and hit a go-ahead solo home run to give the Mets a 7-6...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mejia and Recker Could Become Super Two Eligible

Jenrry Mejia and Anthony Recker could be Super Two eligible at the end of the season according to MLB Trade Rumors. This means that both players could be eligible for salary arbitration one year earlier than usual based on their service time. Currently, Mejia’s service time is at 1.14, while Recker comes in at 1.128. Arbitration typically occurs after a full three years of service...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Have Catching Concerns

Of all the New York Mets’ questions entering spring training, perhaps the most intriguing is at catcher, where an inexperienced Travis d’Arnaud is the starter without a veteran mentor. Last year, he had John Buck. However, when d’Arnaud was injured, the job became Buck’s with young Anthony Recker as back-up. By the time d’Arnaud was ready for Citi Field, Buck was heading...
Via New York Mets Report
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Backup backstop battle: Anthony Recker v. Landon Powell

As an overabundance of Michael Bourn rumors float around in the minds of Mets fans everywhere, the team will see pitchers and catchers report to spring training in less than a week. Pending any new additions, the Mets have spots on the opening day roster available, which should create healthy competition between players for the open jobs. Which spots are up for grabs? Who is most...
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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