Archive for June, 2011
This afternoon the Mets face Justin Verlander, who will have 8 fielders from the Detroit Tigers standing around him and a DH from that same team hitting for him. The Mets will send this lineup to face the King and His Court: Jose Reyes – SS Jason Pridie – RF Carlos Beltran – DH Daniel [...]
Mets 16 Tigers 9 Thanks goodness for the Mets’ special teams and dominance by the defensive line, or this game might’ve gotten away.
Here is the lineup Terry Collins will send to the plate against Tigers lefthanded pitcher Phil Coke:
The Mets have scored 14 runs in a game twice in three days, they’re finally over the magical .500 mark, Jose Reyes is having a historical year, Carlos Beltran is his old self, the starting pitching has been spectacular, and now even Jason Bay is getting into the act. The Mets are running on all [...]
Mets 14 Tigers 3 Finally, the Mets break the Flushing 500, and do it with a flourish.
Here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Tigers righthander Rick Porcello:
With the Mets in Tigertown, and most of us Flushing fans unfamiliar with the teams playing in the Adulterated League (the one still experimenting with the designated pinch-hitter), I’ve called on fellow SweetSpot blogger and longtime internet friend Mike McClary of The Daily Fungo to answer a few random questions about his beloved Detroit Tigers. [...]
In many ways, this 2011 season is reminding me of 2005 — though, in reverse.
Lucas Duda isn’t your typical baseball player. At times, he resembles a lumberjack. Other times, he resembles one of those big teddy bears you win at a carnival. But does he look like the starting first basemen for the Mets?
It was an eventful weekend for the Mets. For one, the ‘underdog’ took 2 out of 3 from the big bad Texas Rangers, as the Mets are now .500. As all Mets fans know, that .500 mark is a call for celebration. Here’s the weekend links and news, including some draft pick updates. – New [...]
Tonight’s game against the Tigers marks the beginning of a vital 16-game stretch for the New York Mets. Between now and July 17th, the Mets play 16 games. Why did I pick the 17th? It was mostly arbitrary, but by that date, the Mets will have played: 3 games against the Detroit Tigers 3 games [...]
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The Mets promoted heralded prospect Matt Harvey to Binghamton a few days ago, though his first AA start was inauspicious. Still, he has a bright future ahead of him, and depending on how he transitions to AA, that future could be coming sooner rather than later. That said, read this quick profile of Harvey — [...]
Mets 8 Rangers 5 There’s the the Indy 500, the Fortune 500, the card game “500″, and a movie called 500 Days of Summer. And then there is the New York Mets’ magical mystery tour in pursuit of the .500 mark — perhaps we should call it “the Flushing 500″. For only the third time [...]
Mets 14 Rangers 5 Those who took the Rangers and the 6 1/2 point spread lost their shirts, as the Mets pulled an upset in Arlington.