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Posted 05 June 2013 - 09:35 PM

Yea, nice to see a rare rocking chair win


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Posted 06 June 2013 - 06:24 AM

Amazing that Byrd currently sits with a 123 wRC+ and the 3rd best position player fWAR on this team behind Wright and Murphy. Still not a big fan, and he'll likely have zero impact on this franchise post-2013, but credit where it's due (for now).

 

Yes, he's been pretty good.  A little (actually, a lot) scary to think of the Mets' OF without him. 

 

Great to see Gee waking up (2 QS in a row), but there's a part of me that's a little ticked that it seems to have taken the threat of him losing his job to get him going. 

 

If Niese isn't going to miss any more starts, it will be very interesting to see who's going to lose his spot to Wheeler.  Marcum goes tonight. 

 

Pretty good Daily News article about how Sandy should be very careful spending on FAs...we've talked about how this is not a great FA class coming up, but GMs never seem able to help themselves, which means the best FAs in a weak class tend to get overpaid (usually vastly so).  It's frustrating and it plays right into Captain Passive's hands in a way, in that he'll already have an excuse as to why he won't be making any big moves, but I have to admit, I think I'd much rather see Sandy not do a Kevin Appier-like signing than to do something for the sake of showing a pulse...that being said, if Sandy's going to make any magic this offseason and have the Mets at least relevant in 2014, he's going to have to do it through the trade route.  I'm OK with him not dipping his feet in a "meh" FA pool, but at the same time, he can't sit on his hands or wave them helplessly in the air and say "Well, there were no good fits."  I don't expect him to find every player he needs in one offseason, but he needs to start addressing this team's needs at the major-league level EVENTUALLY...it's looking like the plan will almost definitely be pushed back a year, with 2015 as the first season the Mets should realistically be expected to contend (probably through pitching, if all goes according to plan, and the Mets don't get any bad breaks).  That means Sandy better stop trying to sell us all on Ruben Tejada and Lucas Duda types in 2014.   

 

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Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 06 June 2013 - 12:02 PM.

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It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 11:29 AM

Puello has a 4-game homer streak going for Binghamton. Ho hum.


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Posted 06 June 2013 - 12:03 PM

Puello has a 4-game homer streak going for Binghamton. Ho hum.

 

Yeah, kinda sucks that we don't know how much of that is due to ability. 


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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 12:07 PM

Another homerun for Puello. This is getting ridiculous. 


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Posted 06 June 2013 - 07:24 PM

Mets took 1B Dominic Smith, very solid pick, I like it. 


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Posted 07 June 2013 - 05:45 AM

Harold Reynolds says he could be the best left-handed bat to come out of LA since Strawberry.

 

Just in case anyone's seeing 1B and thinking "will replace Ike Davis", he's not even 18 years old yet.  Probably four years away, bare minimum.


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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 06:25 AM

Article on Mets Merized Online about all of the young Met pitching. 

 

http://metsmerizedon...p-starters.html

 

As we all know, there's a fair amount of young arms in the system.  To say the author of this article is absurdly optimistic is an understatement.  Here's how he assesses each pitcher, in terms of where he thinks they can pitch in a future rotation (my comments in red):

 

  • Matt Harvey – #2/#1 (seems to be cooling off a little, but this seems fair...his first 142.1 innings in the majors have been terrific) 
  • Zack Wheeler – #2 (we all know what the projections are, but the control is still a question mark)
  • Jon Niese – #3/#2 (I think he's more of a #3/#4.  He's a poor man's #2, if he really can be considered a #2 at all.)
  • Shaun Marcum – #3 (when healthy and based on his past, #3 sounds right, but based on the present, I have him as a #4 at best until further notice)
  • Dillon Gee – #4/#3 (I'm thinking more #4/#5.  It's going to take more than two good starts in a row, where his job was threatened, to convince me otherwise)
  • Jeremy Hefner – #5/#4 (his story is a nice one, but I have to see him do it over a full season)
  • Rafael Montero – #2/#3 (absurd command, rumor has it Sandy doesn't want the PCL to screw him up, which is why he's still in AA)
  • Noah Syndergaard – #2 (in A+ ball, still a ways off)

As we all know, the chance that all of these guys will be become major leaguer starting pitchers, let one successful ones, is a major long shot.  Someone always gets hurt (Marcum, Niese, and Gee have all been injured), and other guys' minor league success doesn't translate to the majors.  Some guys don't succeed initially as starters, but then get converted into successful closers (see Mariano Rivera, John Wetteland, Jason Isringhausen, etc).  For the short term, I'm hoping for good to great things from Harvey and Wheeler, where they show that they can be two top-of-the-rotation guys.  I'd also like to see a 200 IP season from Niese (he has yet to do that), and we'll see what happens with the others.  There's clearly bodies to take the #3/#4/#5 spots in the immediate term (Niese, Hefner, Marcum, Gee), it's just a question of who lands where in the rotation.  Niese and Marcum are #3/#4 guys, and Hef and Gee, right now, are #5 guys, though Hef's last 8 starts are actually more #3/#4. 

 

By next season, Montero and Snydergaard could be in the mix, though Snydergaard would probably be late 2014, if it all.  The good thing is, though you NEVER like giving up pitching, the Mets at least have some arms to package in for some desperately needed bats.  If Sandy gets uber-aggressive in the offseason, one or two of these arms may never make it to the majors as New York Mets. 


Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 07 June 2013 - 06:25 AM.

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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 07:04 AM

Harold Reynolds is a moron, I don't know why MLB Network even has him as a draft analyst (or analyst, period), so I wouldn't pay attention to anything they say. Here is some info on Smith from more respected folks:

 

Baseball America: 

 

PICK ANALYSIS: One of the best pure hitters in the draft class, the Mets continue to go with high-upside players in the first round.

SCOUTING REPORT: Smith has been a big name in the Southern California prep ranks for years, and he has justified the hype by continuing to perform at a high level as a senior. He has an innate feel for his barrel, a relaxed approach and a pretty lefthanded stroke, causing most scouts to project him as a plus hitter in the big leagues. He still wastes at-bats and chases at times, and he can get caught on his front foot, but he has the bat speed and hand-eye coordination to get away with it at this level, and he has the aptitude to make adjustments. As he spends more time in the weight room and learns to stay back and use his lower half better, he figures to hit for plus power. Smith’s other plus tool is his defense at first base, where he has soft hands, quick feet and great instincts. He can touch 90 mph off the mound, and his arm plays well at first base. It doesn’t work as well in right field, where he is more of a fringy defender with below-average speed. But he can be a Gold Glove defender at first base with enough offensive potential to make him an all-star. The game comes easily to him, and he is so smooth sometimes that he can almost look nonchalant, but scouts rave about his makeup and work ethic.

WHERE HE FITS: Smith’s hitting potential may outweigh Gavin Cecchini’s overall upside, he’s that good of a hitter. Either way, Smith should rank in the top three in the Mets’ system when he signs.

 

Keith Law: 

 

Smith is one of the best pure hitters in the high school class, showing a smooth left-handed swing with power and a plus glove at first base. When he keeps his weight back, his swing is outstanding, with great balance through contact and good hip rotation to generate power from his legs. He has quick, strong wrists, with a projectable body that should lead to very hard contact when he fills out in three or four years. 

He can drift forward at the plate too early, getting his weight out over his front side before he's started his hands, losing power and struggling to control the bat head behind him. His stride is long and early, which may be part of the reason for his trouble staying back but is an easy fix in pro ball. 

Smith is an excellent defender at first with a 70 arm, hitting 92 off the mound the one time I saw him pitch, albeit with a rough delivery. He doesn't show a lot of energy on the field, which has positive aspects (he's a confident, relaxed hitter) and negative ones (some scouts have questioned the effort level, myself included), but there are no serious concerns about his makeup. In this draft, with so few potential impact bats, he's a clear top 20 talent.

 

 

Jon Mayo:

 

The bat is what really stands out for this Southern California high school first baseman. With a terrific approach at the plate and a loose swing, he gets advanced marks for his hittability. Right now, Smith is more of a hit machine, an RBI type, than one who will wow you with his power. There is some pop there, and how high he goes on Draft day may depend on just how much power a team thinks he'll have in the future. He's a very solid defender at first, though it's the fact that some see him as the best pure high school hitter in the class that will get him drafted in the early stages of the Draft.

 

 

The Mets took RHP Andrew Church, a prep arm with the #48 overall pick. He's more of a project type but has arm strength (90-94) and size. Law said he'd be a nice high risk/high reward gamble in the late 2nd round or early 3rd, so the Mets popped him a bit early. I wasn't a fan of this pick but there's at least upside to it. 

 

Day Two gets started at 1pm ET and the Mets get into the action right away with the #76 and #84 overall picks.


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Posted 08 June 2013 - 05:51 PM

And Harvey gets screwed out of yet another win.   

 

Marlins are 10-41 against everyone else, but they sure give the Mets a challenge. 

 

Rick Ankiel hit .194 in 62 ABs with Houston.  In his first 62 ABs with the Mets?  .194...but on the bright side, he doesn't walk much and strikes out a ton.   

 

Keep up the great work Sandy.

 

Yeah, Ankiel was hitting some initially, but suffice it to say that whatever he had left is gone.  There's no reason for this guy to be on the team anymore...that being said, it's not going to get much better...Colin Cowgill and/or Kirk Nieuwenhuis.  But I just can't take watching Ankiel. 


Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 08 June 2013 - 06:03 PM.

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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 06:09 PM

Big surprise...Duda strikes out.  This fvcker better not be a Met next year. 


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 06:20 PM

Only the Mets could waste two terrific "starting" pitching performances in one game (Harvey and Marcum have combined for 15 IP and 2 ER)...Mets are 0-for-19 with RISP today.

 

Harvey goes 7 IP, allows 1 ER and gets a ND.

Marcum goes 8 IP, allows 1 ER and will likely take a loss. 

 

fvcking Ankiel strikes out AGAIN...now hitting .182 as a Met.  But by all means, let's just keep throwin' him out there, in The Land Of No Accountability. 

 

And of course, the Mets go down meekly in their half of the 20th.  Game could've gone another 10 innings and they wouldn't have scored. 

 

Marlins now 7-3 against the Mets.  Hilarious and so sad. 


Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 08 June 2013 - 06:44 PM.

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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 06:51 PM

I didn't see the whole game (didn't catch it until the 17th inning on), but Harvey had to leave with lower back stiffness.  If there's a god, why does he hate the Mets so much?


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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 08:53 PM

I was there and stayed for the entire game. Got to Citi Field at 12:45 and left at 8 if I recall correctly. I'm more of a Yankee fan, but my wife is out of town so decided to drop a few bucks for a ticket. It seems like it's physically impossible to hit a home run in in that stadium. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
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Posted 08 June 2013 - 09:16 PM

The Mets and Marlins lineups couldn't hit a homerun out of a little league field :P


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Posted 08 June 2013 - 09:19 PM

Supposedly Harvey needed a chiropractic adjustment on his hip, whatever that means.  And Ankiel is mercifully gone, for Nieuwenheis.  Granted he's not any better but I'd rather have our guys stink than bring in a retread to stink I suppose.


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Posted 09 June 2013 - 06:18 AM

I was there and stayed for the entire game. Got to Citi Field at 12:45 and left at 8 if I recall correctly. I'm more of a Yankee fan, but my wife is out of town so decided to drop a few bucks for a ticket. It seems like it's physically impossible to hit a home run in in that stadium. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD

 

Ha, funny you say that since the walls have been moved in. The old Citi was truly ridiculous. 



That Ankiel experiment was a hilarious disaster. Kirk stinks too, but whatever, better to platoon he and Lagares than keep running Ankiel out there, yuck. 


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Posted 09 June 2013 - 06:32 AM

nmig called it that Ankiel would do little here (basically said he'd be a worse version of Kirk), though we all kind of knew that it would be a blah move, which made Sandy trying to sell us on all on it all the more aggravating.  He did get off to a nice little start before just completely vanishing, but it was obvious that it wouldn't last. 

 

Not sure why the Mets are designating Ankiel...what, does Sandy think Ankiel is going to figure something out in AAA?  Just release him. 

 

If Kirk fails, Mets can recall Cowgill too, but I don't think any Met fans are under the illusion that good play will be coming out of the centerfield position this year.  But at least these guys have SOMETHING on their side (youth, even if we know they're not any good and likely never will be).  Ankiel has nothing.   


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Posted 09 June 2013 - 02:49 PM

amazing what unstoppable dynamos the Marlins become when they see the Mets



4-1 and all of a sudden every Met has to hack at every 1st pitch from Koehler (who was on the ropes) and all of a sudden Niese gives up a hit on an 0-2 pitch with one out and the inning comes apart


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Posted 09 June 2013 - 02:53 PM

And now the Mets have to deal with piece of garbage rookie umpires that don't know what a swinging strike is. send that sh!thead back to umpiring school.


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