NL East roundup: Braves dominate, Marlins edged by Cubs

July 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Braves 11, Nationals 1 Notes: The number that umps out at you for this game is the number of errors committed by the Nationals. Michael Morse had three of those errors, two on ground balls, and one on a throwing error. Four of the Braves’ runs were unearned, but the 2-7 hitters in the Atlanta [...]

Dickey not great, Mets lose 7-2

July 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

  Tonight, the Mets dropped to .500 (46-46) against the first place Phillies in the opening game of a three game series at Citi Field. R.A. Dickey started for the Mets. Here are some notable performances: R.A. Dickey-(L, 4-8) 7 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO, 114 pitches Dan Murphy- 2-4, 2B [...]

Pre-game: Mets (46-45) vs. Phillies (57-34)

July 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Tonight, the Mets face off against the Phillies to start the second half of the season. Here is the Met lineup: 1. Angel Pagan CF 2. Justin Turner 2B 3. Carlos Beltran RF 4. Daniel Murphy 3B 5. Jason Bay LF 6. Lucas Duda 1B 7. Josh Thole C 8. Ruben Tejada 2B 9. R.A. [...]

3 reasons why Carlos Beltran is worth a top-tier prospect

July 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets, who are currently taking offers for Carlos Beltran, are reportedly holding out for a top-tier prospect in exchange for the 34 year-old slugger who is in the final year of a seven-year, $119 million deal. There are three big reasons why Carlos deserves to be traded for a top prospect, and [...]

Thursday links: Davis setback, homestand, two closers

July 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Mets Blog, writes that Ike Davis will rest another three weeks. The Daily Stache analyzes the upcoming homestand and how it will affect the Mets going forward. Grag Prince of Faith and Fear in Flushing writes the script for the shared Brewers closing situation. Amazin’ Avenue tries to figure [...]

What can we epect from the closer role?

July 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

With K-Rod off in Milwaukee, never to return, the Mets are apparently turning to a committee to close out games. The three members of the committee will be Pedro Beato, Jason Isringhausen, and Bobby Parnell, with Parnell likely getting the majority of the work. What can we expect from the two [...]

Wednesday links: Not giving up, Beltran, buyers?, eBay

July 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

On ESPN NEW, Sandy Alderson is quoted basically saying that the Mets are not giving up. Buster Olney tweeted that the Mets are looking for a “big-time” prospect in exchange for Carlos Beltran. Metsmerized Online asks if after the K-Rod trade, the Mets will be buyers? Read the [...]
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