August 2011

Clock is ticking, and Nimmo remains unsigned

August 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

With the 13th pick of the 2011 first year player draft, the Mets went in an unusual direction: they went the risky route. They drafted a high center fielder by the name of Brandon Nimmo. Nimmo, 18, is from Wyoming, and has big power potential. Nimmo actually never played high school baseball, [...]

Mike Baxter: Homegrown awesomeness

August 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

Mike Baxter came up big in last night’s Met game, hitting a clutch double in his first at-bat as a Met, driving in two runs, and giving the Mets a chance to come back and win the game.Granted, Kyle Blanks should have caught the ball, but it was great to see a 26 year-old”rookie” [...]

Mets win in Dudacious fashion 9-8

August 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

After this weekend’s series loss to the Braves and eight innings of losing baseball to a last place baseball team, Lucas Duda lifted the spirits of fans and teammates with a “Dudacious,” yeah I said it, walk off single with one out in the ninth. Here’s how it came to be. In [...]

Pre-game: Mets (56-57) vs. Padres (51-64)

August 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

Here is tonight’s Met lineup: 1. Angel Pagan CF 2. Justin Turner 2B 3. David Wright 3B 4. Lucas Duda 1B 5. Jason Bay LF 6. Willie Harris RF 7. Ronny Paulino C 8. Ruben Tejada SS 9. Mike Pelfrey¬† RHP (6-9, 4.48) vs. Tim Stauffer (7-8, 2.96) Notes: Pelfrey is 1-0 with a 3.43 [...]

Series Preview: Padres

August 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a four game series tonight against the Padres at 7:10. Here is what you should know about the Padres. San Diego has been awful this season, and at 51-64, they are 12 games back in their division and 15 back in the Wild Card. They are 28-28 on the road this season. [...]

News: Daniel Murphy done for season

August 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

According to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin, Daniel Murphy has a grade 2 MCL tear in his left knee and will miss the rest of the season. Murphy will not require surgery, but will need four months of rehab. He had the same injury in his right knee last June, causing him to miss the [...]

Reaction: Murphy and Reyes injuries

August 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

Daniel Murphy and Jose Reyes both left today’s game against the Braves with injuries. Jose, who was on the disabled list last month with a tight hamstring, aggravated the same injury today, sometime in the first two innings. Reyes has often had his name thrown around in National League MVP [...]
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