Archive for July, 2011
Nationals 3 Mets 2 You can’t blame Scott Hairston for this one.
Here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann: Jose Reyes – SS Willie Harris – 2B Dan Murphy – 1B David Wright – 3B Angel Pagan – CF Jason Bay – LF Lucas Duda – RF Josh Thole – C Jonathon Niese – P Willie Harris [...]
Nationals 3 Mets 0 After scoring 8 or more runs in four straight games, the Mets get blanked by a replacement pitcher who was manhandled by the Buffalo Bisons less than a week ago. Go figure … baseball is a funny game.
Here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Washington Nationals pitcher and Staten Island native Jason Marquis Yunesky Maya: Jose Reyes – SS Justin Turner – 2B Dan Murphy – 1B David Wright – 3B Angel Pagan – CF Jason Bay – LF Lucas Duda – RF Josh Thole – C [...]
Would you ever have thought that Willie Harris and Mike Pelfrey would emerge as leaders in the Mets clubhouse?
According to ESPN, the Phillies have completed a deal to acquire Astros outfielder Hunter Pence. Reportedly, the main players sent to the Astros include Phillies prospects Jarred Cosart, Jonathan Singleton, Josh Zeid, and a player to be named later. Domonic Brown is apparently NOT part of the deal. Pretty big pickup for the Phils, who [...]
Mets 8 Nationals 5 The Mets winning streak extends to 5 as the Mets go four games over .500 for the first time all year.
Carlos Beltran was officially traded to the Giants on Wednesday, and made his San Francisco debut on Thursday in Philadelphia. Meanwhile, the Mets gutted out a sweep of the Reds in Cincinatti to move to a season-high 3 games over .500. Enter the bloggers: 7 Train to Shea has a unique perspective on Beltran, Zack [...]
Mets 10 Reds 9 The sweep that almost wasn’t.
With the trading deadline less than three days away, and Carlos Beltran off to San Francisco, one has to believe that the Mets are still wheeling and dealing — despite the public poker face displayed by Sandy Alderson. So what other Mets could be on the block?
Carlos Beltran has been traded — now what? Is Chris Capuano next?
So, who is this Zach Wheeler and why should we be happy he is a New York Met? Well, for openers, Wheeler is the textbook example of “live arm,” having a 10.7 K/9 ratio in low-A in 2010. Zach is a groundball machine and has the stuff to become the front end starter the Mets [...]
“The inevitable has finally become a reality.” Pending player and league approval, Carlos Beltran has been traded to the San Francisco Giants for top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler. In the deal, the Mets will reportedly pay $4MM of Beltran’s remaining $6MM salary. As you would imagine, the blogosphere has exploded with reaction: Ted Berg pays tribute [...]
Mets 8 Reds Who needs Carlos Beltran? I mean, other than the Giants?
Here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Reds guitarist / pitcher Bronson Arroyo: