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Well hello there, Zack Wheeler! The 23-year old phenom struck out 12 Padres over 6 innings as the Mets defeated San Diego 4-1 in their series opener last night.
Jon Niese makes his second start since returning from the DL this evening, as the Mets take on Ian Kennedy and the Padres once again at 10:10 PM.
Mark Simon wrote about Eric Young Jr, who a scout quoted within thinks could be a solid utility player off the bench for the Mets. I agree.
Mets pitchers have not been good at the plate.
We're still waiting on the Buck baby, at this point.
Wilmer Flores is wearing a boot during the day but apparently will be allowed to pinch hit.
Terry Collins says he likes instant replay but thinks that infielders might be in danger if the neighborhood play on double plays disappears.
The Cyclones are going to host Unity Day on Monday, after the statue of Jackie Robinson in front of MCU Park was defaced last week.
Toby Hyde passes along info that the Sand Gnats may be looking into a move to Columbia, South Carolina.
Yesterday At AA
Major League Baseball is planning to update the instant replay rules, as Stephen Schmidt explains.
Joe Sokolowski provides us with the week in Mets quotes.
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Did Alex Rodriguez really gain an edge from using PED's?
So one time, a baseball player sent a rat to a female sportswriter.
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