August 2012

Rubin: Mets Payroll Won’t Change In 2013

August 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

In a report on ESPN New York, Adam Rubin says that payroll levels next season will be similar to this season’s: Although general manager Sandy Alderson publicly said last week a formal budget has not been established for next season, the Mets are likely to have a payroll comparable to the [...]

Series Preview: Mets And Nats Battle In D.C.

August 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Mets begin a three-game series with the Nationals tonight at 7:05 in Washington. The Nats come into this series playing better than they have all season. They are currently 73-45, giving them the best winning percentage in all of baseball. Last week in my Braves series preview, I talked about [...]

PEDs Still A Problem In Baseball?

August 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

In the fallout from Melky Cabrera’s 50-game suspension for performance-enhancing use this week, Victor Conte made a big splash with what he said about drug use in baseball in an interview with USA Today:  “I’m not going to name names, but I’ve talked to a lot of top players [...]

Mets 8, Reds 4: Hey, Who’s This Harvey Kid?

August 16, 2012 // 2 Comments

Final Score: Mets 8, Reds 4 Player of the Game: Matt Harvey- 7.2 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K, 89 pitches (63 strikes) Goat of the Game: Frank Francisco- 0.2 IP,  4 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, K, HR Just one night after Mike Leake stole the show in Cincinnati, it was Matt Harvey’s turn. [...]
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