Archive for September, 2012

Rounding The Bases: Collins Impressed With Murphy At 2B, Mets Attendance Keeps Falling

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
Rounding The Bases: Collins Impressed With Murphy At 2B, Mets Attendance Keeps Falling

Here are some excerpts from the weekend you may have missed and might want to read to catch up on things. Mets Matters Mets manager Terry Collins said he’s impressed with the play of Daniel Murphy in his first season as a full-time second baseman. Murphy was a corner infielder in college, but played first, […]

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Revamping The Bullpen Has Been A Futile Endeavor For This Front Office

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
Revamping The Bullpen Has Been A Futile Endeavor For This Front Office

R.A. Dickey finally picked up his 19th win of the season on Saturday after three previous tries. Barely… After tossing eight shutout innings, Dickey walked the first batter he faced in the ninth followed by a double by Donovan Solano to put runners on second and third with nobody out. Terry Collins came out of […]

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If Swisher Wants A Werth-like Deal, What’s Hairston Worth?

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
If Swisher Wants A Werth-like Deal, What’s Hairston Worth?

It has been widely speculated that Nick Swisher will be seeking out a deal similar to Jayson Werth’s seven-year, $126M contract, when he hits free-agency at the end of the 2012 season. I’m no mathematician, but that means Swisher would be making about $18M per year if he gets what he wants. Jason Bay made […]

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Dickey Only One Win Away From Pitching’s Triple Crown!

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Only One Win Away From Pitching’s Triple Crown!

In Saturday’s 4-3 win over the Marlins, R.A. Dickey delivered another spectacular performance for the Mets and improved his record to 19-6 while lowering his ERA to a league leading 2.66 for the season. Dickey became the fifth pitcher in franchise history to win 19 games, throw 220 innings and strikeout 200 or more in a […]

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David Wright Bittersweet As He Closes In On Mets All Time Hits Record

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments

Third baseman David Wright blasted a two-run homer in Sunday’s 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins and now stands just four hits away from breaking Ed Kranepool’s franchise record of 1,418 hits. However in light of the team’s poor second half, he’s finding it difficult to find any enjoyment from his personal achievements. “I think R.A. would […]

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Pirates vs Mets: Mejia Takes The Hill As Mets Look For Fourth Straight Win

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
Pirates vs Mets: Mejia Takes The Hill As Mets Look For Fourth Straight Win

Monday, September 24, 2012 • 7:10 PM Citi Field • Flushing, NY RHP Kyle McPherson (0-1, 2.25) vs. RHP Jenrry Mejia (0-1, 9.00) Starting Lineup Fred Lewis, rf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Ike Davis, 1b Scott Hairston, cf Lucas Duda, lf Ruben Tejada, ss Josh Thole, c Jenrry Mejia, rhp The Mets start […]

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What Was Bobby Ojeda Talking About?

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
What Was Bobby Ojeda Talking About?

After the game ended, I quickly switched over from WPIX to SNY to catch the post game. Bobby Ojeda was in the middle of raving over Ruben Tejada which was cool, but then he started saying some things that sounded a bit over the top… “Ruben Tejada is an exceptional two-strike hitter, it’s one of […]

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Tejada Comes Through In The Ninth In Mets 3-2 Win Over The Marlins

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
Tejada Comes Through In The Ninth In Mets 3-2 Win Over The Marlins

Ruben Tejada delivered the knock-out blow with a bases loaded walk-off single in the ninth inning to give the Mets a 3-2 victory at Citi Field this afternoon over the Marlins. With the win the Mets complete their first sweep at home in over three months. Game Highlights David Wright went 1-for-4 and got the Mets […]

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Contract Predictions For Top 10 Free Agents This Winter

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
Contract Predictions For Top 10 Free Agents This Winter

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, spoke with an American League executive who gave him his predictions on what the top ten free agents could get this winter. 1. Josh Hamilton, Rangers OF (Prediction: $150 million, five years) That $30-million-a-year guarantee would represent a record, eclipsing Alex Rodriguez‘s $275 million, 10-year contract (though A-Rod also has $30 million in historic […]

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R.A. Dickey vs. Gio Gonzalez: The Stats You Didn’t Know

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey vs. Gio Gonzalez: The Stats You Didn’t Know

R.A. Dickey.  Gio Gonzalez.  Both pitchers are gunning for the Cy Young Award.  Only one will get it (assuming we don’t have a tie a la the 1979 NL MVP vote that got Keith Hernandez a co-MVP Award). You can go to any site and find comparisons between the two.  Anyone will tell you that […]

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