Archive for August, 2013

The Mets and Mike Trout… What If…

An article by posted on August 26, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets and Mike Trout… What If…

One of our readers sent me a link to an article by Dave Cameron of FanGraphs who asked, How much would you pay for one year of Mike Trout? Yes, yes, yes, it’s a completely speculative piece and the question is hypothetical, but here him out… Recently, I was asked what I think turns out […]

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D’Arnaud Homers, But Mets Can’t Avoid Sweep After 11-3 Mauling By Tigers

An article by posted on August 25, 2013 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Homers, But Mets Can’t Avoid Sweep After 11-3 Mauling By Tigers

TIGERS LEAVE METS IN TATTERS AFTER 11-3 MAULING The Mets got pounced on by the Tigers who beat them 11-3 this afternoon at Citi Field to complete a three game sweep and leave them licking their wounds. Dillon Gee started for the Mets and wasn’t nearly as sharp as we’ve seen from him of late. […]

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Watch D’Arnaud Hit His First Major League Home Run

An article by posted on August 25, 2013 0 Comments
Watch D’Arnaud Hit His First Major League Home Run

Congratulations to Mets top prospect Travis d’Arnaud who got just enough of a Rick Porcello fastball to send it over the left-center field wall for his first career home run. It was a two-run shot in the fourth to put the Mets ahead 3-2 at the time, and after a hearty round of congratulations from his teammates, […]

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Lucas Duda Is Glad To Be Back Even If It’s In A Reduced Role

An article by posted on August 25, 2013 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Is Glad To Be Back Even If It’s In A Reduced Role

Yesterday, after the team recalled Lucas Duda from Triple-A Las Vegas and optioned outfielder Mike Baxter back to the minors, the former everyday left fielder for the Mets was all smiles. “Anytime you’re in the big leagues everything is good,” Duda said. ”I wasn’t hitting too good in my rehab assignment, so it is what it is. […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: What Does Future Hold For Frank-Frank Edition

An article by posted on August 25, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: What Does Future Hold For Frank-Frank Edition

This past week  it was revealed that the one time Mets closer, Frank Francisco, or as I like to call him, “The Human Sloth”, resurfaced in a pair of games for the GCL Mets. To date, he has given up two runs in four games while striking out six. He is rehabbing from what supposed to be […]

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Who Were The Best Players Never To Win A World Series?

An article by posted on August 25, 2013 0 Comments
Who Were The Best Players Never To Win A World Series?

There are bad ways to win and good ways to lose. What’s interesting and troubling is that it’s not always clear which is which. — Grimsley, Pokemon Is it not really known why humans love to classify everything into black and white categories? Maybe it’s just easier to minimize everything down into it’s most simplistic form. […]

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Two Mets Relief Prospects On The Rise: Chase Huchingson and Adam Kolarek

An article by posted on August 25, 2013 0 Comments

With Binghamton closer Jeff Walters becoming an almost impenetrable ninth inning wall at NYSEG Stadium this summer, it would be easy to overlook the overall 2013 brilliance of the B-Met bullpen. That’s particularly the case with two unsung left-handers who have turned out stellar performances all summer from the Binghamton pen. Like two peas in […]

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Tigers vs Mets: Turner In For Flores As Gee And Amazins’ Look To Avoid Being Swept

An article by posted on August 25, 2013 0 Comments
Tigers vs Mets: Turner In For Flores As Gee And Amazins’ Look To Avoid Being Swept

Detroit Tigers at New York Mets Citi Field • 1:10 PM Rick Porcello (9-7, 4.52) vs Dillon Gee (9-8, 3.60) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd -  RF Ike Davis – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee – RHP […]

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This Week In Baseball: Doc Becomes Youngest 20 Game Winner, Yanks Release Rizzuto

An article by posted on August 25, 2013 0 Comments
This Week In Baseball: Doc Becomes Youngest 20 Game Winner, Yanks Release Rizzuto

AUGUST 25: 1922: Leading 25-6 after 4 innings, the Cubs hold on to beat the Phillies, 26-23. The Phillies left the bases loaded in the ninth. The 49 total runs is the most ever scored in a single game. 1956: The Yankees pick up Enos Slaughter off waivers and in turn give an unconditional release […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Examining The Shortstop Market For The Mets

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Examining The Shortstop Market For The Mets

While we have spent much time debating over whether to trade for Elvis Andrus or Jurickson Profar, the word out of Arlington is that neither Profar or Andrus will be dangled this offseason. Rather, Ian Kinsler is the player the Rangers would prefer to trade. Profar is 21; Andrus is 24; Kinsler is 31. Therefore, […]

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Mets Offense Was Helpless Against Tigers Pitching In 3-0 Defeat

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Offense Was Helpless Against Tigers Pitching In 3-0 Defeat

The Detroit Tigers are just one more win away from completing a three-game sweep of the Mets after beating them 3-0 on Saturday evening at Citi Field. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and the Tigers had no problems knocking him around, and despite only scoring two runs off the Mets’ ace, they roughed him […]

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