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Bisons Recover To Win After Blowing Save

Even when the Bisons have won during their recent slump, they have managed to almost give games away. Tuesday was a perfect example as Buffalo blew a two-run lead in the 9th inning before coming back to rally for a 5-4 win in 11 innings over Indianapolis. Buffalo twice led on the night but closer Fernando Cabrera couldn’t hold onto the lead in the 9th, allowing one run after replacing...
Via Queen City Sports
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Matz Sparkles In Double-Header Sweep! Everybody Else Loses, Wheeler Shelled

In A World Where Kingsport Wins And Everybody Else Loses Charlotte 4, Buffalo 0 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons were shut down on offense last night by the Charlotte Knights, managing just two singles and six walks, which led to a 4-0 defeat. Collin McHugh got the start for the Herd, his seventh Triple-A start this season. McHugh came into the game pitching pretty well after a rough...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Den Dekker and McHugh Key Bisons Victory, Tyler Pill Tosses Another Gem

“Got To Get To MCU Park Before First Pitch…..” Buffalo 10, SWB 3 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons beat the Yankees by a score of 10-3 last night. The Herd offense had a field day off Yankees starter (and former Met) John Maine. The Bisons didn’t do much early on, but got a run in the second on a Matt den Dekker solo homer. They resumed scoring in the top of the fourth, when...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Evolution of a Trade: Bartolo Colon and the Cleveland Indians

When I started 85% Sports, one of my first columns was Evolution of a Trade, where I’d look at a player that was dealt and all of the subsequent moves as a result of the deal. I think the first one was how Mark Mulder brought the A’s Michael Taylor (using players such as Dan Haren, Matt Holliday, and others). Well, I’ve started the column back up. But I’m adding a few things...
Via 85% Sports
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Bisons Pitching Woes Continue As They Fall To Pawtucket

Buffalo scratched and clawed to try and get back into the game, but they failed to come up in the clutch far too often as they eventually fell to the Pawtucket Red Sox 9-6 Saturday at Coca-Cola Field. The loss was Buffalo’s 5th in their last 6 outings. Right from the first pitch, Buffalo’s pitching was not very could, and it continued a trend of poor pitching that has hurt this...
Via Queen City Sports
April 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: 4/12/12

BUFFALO BISONS AAA The Bisons got corralled Thursday afternoon by a score of 7-2 at the hands of the SWB Yankees in Buffalo. A three-run second off Chris Schwinden, and a three-run seventh off Jeff Stevens would provide the Yankees with all the scoring they would need, and they added a solo homer by Steve Pearce off Daniel Herrera in the fifth. Schwinden who struggled mightily with...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report 4/10: St. Lucie The Only Affiliate to Win

METS FARM REPORT 4/10 ROCHESTER 5, BUFFALO 3 Matt Harvey made his second Triple-A start of the season in difficult weather conditions. Harvey battled for five innings, allowed seven hits, two runs (both earned) and struck out four and issued one walk. His ERA in two starts is 5.79. Harvey exited the game after five with a 3-2 lead, but Jeff Stevens allowed three runs (zero earned...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Turn the Mets Around

The Mets are only enlisting a “turnaround consultant” now? Where was this service in September 2007? August 2002? May 1993? June 1977? The Mets have definitely been in need of a few sharp 180s in their storied history. You’d figure they’d have a “turnaround consultant” on call 24/7. The “turnaround” in question isn’t directly baseball-related, though I guess a sturdy...
Via Faith and Fear
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets sign Wimberly and Stevens to MiLB

Adam Rubin reports that the Mets have signed RHP Jeff Stevens and Utility player Corey Wimberly to minor league deals.  Both appear destine for Buffalo but Stevens did make it up for 10 appearances with the Cubs last year and Wimberly was a candidate for the Pirates bench out of spring training. Wimberly is a 27 y/o switch hitter who in seven minor league seasons carries a .297...
Via Mets Fever
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets sign Jeff Stevens, Corey Wemberly to minors deals

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Mets have signed RHP Jeff Stevens and IF/OF Corey Wemberly to minor league contracts. More to come…
Via Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Sign RHP Jeff Stevens, 2B Corey Wimberley to Minor League Deals

According to Adam Rubin, Baseball America is reporting the following: Stevens, 28, has appeared in 33 games with the Cubs since 2009 and has a 6.27 ERA in 37.1 innings pitched. Additionally, according to Andy Martino, the Mets’ recent signing of infielder Omar Quintanilla does not impact their pursuit of Jack Wilson or another backup shortstop.
Via Mets Merized Online
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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