May 2013

Series Preview: Miami Marlins

May 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

Series Preview: Mets at Marlins Tonight, the suddenly-streaking Mets begin a three-game series with the lowly Marlins down in Miami. While it appeared early on that the Mets and Marlins would be “battling” for last place in the NL East, the gap between the two teams has widened [...]

Series Preview: New York Yankees

May 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Series Preview This year, for the first time ever, the Mets and Yankees will be playing a four-game series with two games in Queens and two in the Bronx. After complaints from fans and new changes to the schedule this year, Bud Selig was forced to shorten these marquee interleague rivalries from [...]

Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Rafael Montero Continue To Roll

May 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Who’s Hot Rafael Montero, RHP (BIN): Montero has had an incredible season and had an incredible two starts this week. After being called up to make a spot start for Las Vegas, Montero shut down the Iowa Cubs, limiting them to two runs on four hits in seven innings. Going back to Binghamton [...]

Alderson: Mets Will Limit Zack Wheeler To 180-185 Innings

May 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson told reporters today that the organization will limit top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler to 180 to 185 innings this season, likely meaning he will have to go through an end-of-season shutdown, similar to Matt Harvey last year. Alderson said the organization prefers to add no more [...]

The Mets And The 2013-2014 Free Agent Market

May 26, 2013 // 1 Comment

In a recent interview with Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog, ESPN’s Buster Olney talked about the free agent market, specifically how the Mets will have to approach the offseason in order to land some of the best players on the market: For example, take Shin-Soo Choo, who is a free agent this [...]

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

May 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Mets vs. Braves Series Preview The Mets begin what will be a very tough three-game series against the Braves tonight at Citi Field, weather permitting. The Braves are on fire right now and pulling ahead in the division at 28-18, four and a half games in front of the second-place Nationals. They are [...]

Mets Minor League Mailbag: When Will We See Wilmer Flores?

May 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

With Ike Davis struggling in the majors, Mets fans are looking for another option, someone who can take over the first base job for Davis while he puts in some work at Triple-A. There really seem to be three candidates, two more realistic than the other: Zach Lutz, Josh Satin, and Wilmer Flores. [...]

Link: Time To Jump Off The Flores Bandwagon?

May 22, 2013 // 2 Comments

Brian Joura has an interesting piece up on Mets360, talking about how he is jumping off the Wilmer Flores bandwagon, despite all the hype (at least in Mets Nation): Many of us had visions of Flores tearing things up in Triple-A this year. Not only was he coming off a strong offensive year, he would [...]
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