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Eric Young, Jr. is a pretty good leadoff hitter

Mets pitchers and catchers reported to Port St. Lucie yesterday, officially kicking off a new season of major league baseball. The Mets, like most teams, have several issues heading into Spring Training. One of those many issues is the team’s noted lack of an effective leadoff hitter. Terry Collins, as he’s apt to do, has agitated Mets fans by continuously declaring that Eric...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Taking stock: the Mets’ 2014 bench

Note: This is the final entry in a short series comparing (at a high level) where the Mets roster stood last year at this time and where it stands heading into Spring Training 2014. We’re quickly approaching the reporting date for pitchers and catchers and the start of baseball for 2014. The off-season may not have gone as well for the Mets as some would have liked. It also may...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets 2013 year in review: A swing and a miss

It’s been a great year at Mets360. This writer has been honored to be part of the group of talented individuals to join Brian and the rest of Mets360′s outstanding staff in 2013. I am extremely thankful and appreciative to Brian, the staff, and all of the visitors who take the time to read and comment on my articles. I hope you continue to do so in 2014. The nature of the beast...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Prospect Tweets From The Week

Happy 60th birthday to the man who helped me become who I am today. I couldn’t ask for a better… http://t.co/ew3KCt6IOJ — Robbie Shields (@_RobbieShields) November 22, 2013 Haven’t hit a bubble bath in along time #whynot #dontjudgeme #lmao #MUFFS http://t.co/W54ID8jcY9 — Alonzo Harris (@Pro_zo) November 22, 2013 “@Pro_zo: ” my next 100 followers I will give away a ...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Around Citi Live: Metstradamus to Join this Sunday; Upcoming Schedule Announced

Around Citi Live has returned to a weekly format after a hiatus that spanned the majority of the summer and autumn months. Around Citi Live strives to bring in-depth analysis and discussion about Major League Baseball and the New York Mets on a weekly basis. The show welcomes guests and corespondents from opposing teams to help gain insight from outside perspectives. You can listen...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The Binghamton Mets Use The Lost Art of Bunting to their Advantage

It’s a time honored baseball tradition, but more and more so it seems the sacrifice bunt is becoming a gambit of yesteryear. Modern day managers call for a sacrifice bunt less than the skippers who came before them. When the signal is on for a sacrifice, modern day batters, raised on the hutzpah of the long ball, struggle to lay the ball down and put the ball in play to advance...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

B-Mets Pick Up Rain Soaked Victory With 7-4 Win

Binghamton 7, Bowie 4 The Binghamton Mets pounded out 13 hits and defeated the Bowie Baysox, 7-4, on a rain-soaked Wednesday night at Prince George’s Stadium. All nine B-Mets collected at least one hit in a contest that included a one hour, fifty-eight minute rain delay. Facing Bowie starter Mike Wright for the first time this season, the B-Mets grabbed the lead in the second....
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Watching The B-Mets Clinch Their First Postseason In Nine Years

At 1:47 PM I left my house to begin the journey to NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton, NY, home of the Binghamton Mets. I arrived nearly two hours later with over two hours to spare until the gates opened. I used this time to tour the campus of SUNY Binghamton University, my mother’s alma mater, and to sit down for a late lunch/early dinner meal at the Lost Dog Cafe. If you’re in the...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Offensive Outburst For B-Mets Snags Them 9-3 Victory

Binghamton 9, Reading 3 The Binghamton Mets scored five runs in the seventh inning and ran away with the series finale, defeating the Reading Fightin Phils, 9-3, on Thursday at FirstEnergy Stadium. All eight position players collected at least one hit in Bighamton’s 14-hit attack. Reading jumped on Greg Peavey and the B-Mets in the first inning. Zach Collier kicked off the offense...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Must See Video: Alonzo Harris Makes An Amazin’ Catch

Check out this amazing catch by Alonzo Harris last night as he channeled his inner Willie Mays to make and over the shoulder catch with his back to the ball. Your browser does not support iframes. After a breakthrough season for Advanced-A St. Lucie in 2012, Harris has struggled this season at the plate for the Binghamton Mets, and has been plagued with a couple of minor, but...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Alonzo Harris Makes An Amazing Catch Reminiscent Of Willie Mays

Check out this amazing catch by Alonzo Harris last night as he channeled his inner Willie Mays to make and over the shoulder catch with his back to the ball. Your browser does not support iframes. After a breakthrough season for Advanced-A St. Lucie in 2012, Harris has struggled this season at the plate for the Binghamton Mets, and has been plagued with a couple of minor, but nagging...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

B-Mets Play To Split Of Double-Header, 4-2 And 7-6

Erie 4, Binghamton 2 Tyler Collins drove in three runs to lead the Erie SeaWolves past the Binghamton Mets, 4-2, on Friday evening at Jerry Uht Park in the completion of a suspended game from April 10. The B-Mets mustered just one hit after play resumed against SeaWolves pitcher Matt Crouse. The Binghamton Mets kicked off the resumed game with a 1-0 lead. Before play was halted on...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

d’Arnaud’s Moonshot Lifts B-Mets Over Senators, 3-2

Binghamton 3, Harrisburg 2 The Binghamton Mets took an early lead, and held on to beat the Harrisburg Senators, 3-2 on Saturday night at Metro Bank Park. Logan Verrett won his 10th game of the season, and Binghamton picked up their 20th series win in the process. The B-Mets didn’t waste any time in getting on the board against Nathan Karns. Danny Muno led off the game with a single...
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August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Peavey Contributes Six Shutout Innings In 3-0 B-Mets Win

Binghamton 3, Harrisburg 0 Binghamton Mets pitchers Greg Peavey, Ryan Fraser and Jeff Walters limited the Harrisburg Senators to four hits in a 3-0 victory in the series opener on Friday night at Metro Bank Park. Peavey took a no-hitter into sixth and allowed just one runner to reach third base en route to his first win since returning to the B-Mets. Danny Muno got the B-Mets offense...
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August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

B-Mets Score Three In The Ninth, Win Fifth Straight 6-2

  Binghamton 6, Portland 3 The Binghamton Mets cashed in on three Portland errors and caught a few fortuitous breaks in a three-run ninth inning en route to a 6-3 win over the Sea Dogs Friday night at Hadlock Field. The B-Mets stretched their season-best winning streak to five games and moved within one game of the first-place Portland Sea Dogs in the Eastern Division. Portland’s...
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May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Verrett Continues Impressive Campaign In 7-3 B-Mets Win

Binghamton 7, Akron 3 Many times you can gauge a pitcher’s demeanor, their grit and persistence, when they don’t have their best stuff.  That was the case at Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium for B-Met starter Logan Verrett in the early going of last nights 7-3 victory over Akron. Verrett has been a mainstay of the Binghamton staff so far this spring starting 8 games with a 5-1 record...
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May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minors Report 5/6: Bowman Promoted To Lucie, Wheeler Heating Up, Leathersich Smoking Hot

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas knocked off Sacramento, 6-2.  Binghamton topped Harrisburg, 6-1.  St. Lucie nipped Daytona, 1-0.  Savannah had their game postponed due to rain.  Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler had his second solid start in a row yesterday against Sacremento. In six innings pitched, he sacrificed three hits while only waling one. He held Sacremento to...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minors Report 5/6: Wheeler Heating Up, Tapia Already Warm, Leathersich Smoking Hot

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas knocked off Sacramento, 6-2.  Binghamton topped Harrisburg, 6-1.  St. Lucie nipped Daytona, 1-0.  Savannah had their game postponed due to rain.  Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler had his second solid start in a row yesterday against Sacremento. In six innings pitched, he sacrificed three hits while only waling one. He held Sacremento to...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cohoon Provides Five Shutout Innings In 6-1 Binghamton Victory

Binghamton 6, Harrisburg 1 The Binghamton Mets launched a season-high three home runs and struck out a season-high fifteen Harrisburg Senators in a 6-1 victory at Metro Bank Park on Sunday afternoon. Binghamton used a ten-hit attack to secure their third series win of the season. B-Met third baseman Josh Rodriguez set the tone early. After Danny Muno worked out his team-leading 21st...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ceciliani’s Big Day Leads Binghamton to 8-2 Victory

Binghamton 8, Harrisburg 2 The Binghamton Mets broke a tie game with a three-run fourth inning and four pitchers retired the final 19 Harrisburg Senators hitters in an 8-2 win on Saturday night at Metro Bank Park. Binghamton’s victory, their first in May, snapped their season-long three-game losing streak. Darrell Ceciliani led the offensive charge with a three-hit performance...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Puello’s Clutch 2-Run Double Fuels Binghamton In 4-3 Win

Binghamton 4, Erie 3 Cesar Puello‘s two-run double down the first base line capped a four-run eighth inning in the Binghamton Mets 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Erie SeaWolves on Monday night at NYSEG Stadium. The B-Mets used three hits and two Erie errors in the decisive inning in the series-opening win. After getting handcuffed for seven innings by Erie starter Warwick Saupold...
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

DeGrom Rocked In A Home Run Derby Loss For Binghamton

Akron 7, Binghamton 5 A promising pitching duel turned into a home run derby at Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium, as Akron flexed more muscle than the B-Mets in a 7-5 Aeros victory. B-Met starter Jacob deGrom and Paolo Espino traded zeroes through three scoreless inning to start the contest. DeGrom cruised in the early going allowing only a lead-off single to Jesus Aguilar in the second...
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April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minors 4/28: Verrett And Lara Impress, Fulmer And Mateo Injury Update, Harris’ Hot Streak

Logan Verrett is quite the talented young pitcher. Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas got rocked by Tacoma, 8-2. Binghamton defeated Akron, 7-2. St. Lucie blew out Bradenton, 13-5. Savannah edged out West Virginia, 1-0. Prospect Pipeline I strongly urge you to click the above link leading to the Binghamton recap, which features a wonderful analysis of Logan Verrett‘s most...
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April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Verrett Tosses Gem, Harris Homers In B-Mets 7-2 Win

Efficient. The term popped up in my brain with the regularity Logan Verrett pounds the strike zone as I watched Verrett confuse and befuddle Akron Saturday in Binghamton. Verrett managed his pitching workload with laser life efficiency throwing two-hit ball over eight innings as the B-Mets toppled Akron, 7-2. If making good first impressions is a valued introductory tactic, Verrett...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minors Report 4/25: Wheeler On The Hill Tonight, Boyd Smoking The Ball, Harris Leads League In Swipes

Last Night’s Quick Scores The Las Vegas had a night off — Zack Wheeler takes the hill tonight. Binghamton topped Portland, 8-6. St. Lucie had the night off. Savannah dismantled Delmarva, 9-3. Prospect Pipeline All eyes will be on Zack Wheeler as he is coming off his six walk performance from last Friday night. Wheeler is still seeking his first win at the Triple-A level...
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April 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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