2013

Mets Promote Kirk Nieuwenhuis, DFA Slumping Ankiel

June 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Well, it was a nice run. OK, not really. The Mets finally ended the Rick Ankiel experiment today, demoting him after a dreadful two weeks. Ankiel has been struggling at the plate the entire season, but has recently began striking out at a ridiculous rate, striking out three times in four at-bats [...]

Video: Mets First-Round Pick Dominic Smith

June 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

What a swing… Really, his swing reminds me of some major leaguers right now. It’s smooth and natural. This is why the Mets picked him where they did, as opposed to a low ceiling college bat, which may have fit their immediate needs, but would not be the best for the long-term future. [...]

MLB Draft: Mets Go Young In Early Rounds

June 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets once again stuck to younger players in the early rounds of this year’s draft, picking three high schoolers in the first three rounds. Here is a roundup of the first five rounds of the draft. *   *   * With their first pick, the Mets selected Dominic Smith 11th overall. Smith, 17, [...]

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 [...]
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