Archive for August, 2013

Is Daniel Murphy Worth $4 Million Dollars?

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Is Daniel Murphy Worth $4 Million Dollars?

I couldn’t help but notice something that was written on MetsBlog yesterday that suggested that Daniel Murphy was not worth $4 million dollars. Murphy is eligible for arbitration each of the next two seasons, and I expect he’ll earn around $4 million in 2014. It’s plausible to think Alderson views Murphy as not worth his […]

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ESPN: Mets Are Team Of The Future In New York

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ESPN: Mets Are Team Of The Future In New York

Wheeler, d’Arnaud, Flores, Lagares, and Harvey take a group photo on flight to NY The Mets are finally getting recognition as a team on the rise in 2013. Yesterday, you heard Mike Francesa on WFAN say that the Mets are “emerging from the abyss”; coming a long way from just three months ago from when […]

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Satin Homers, Niese Shines, But Blown Call Hands Mets 4-1 Loss To Braves

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Satin Homers, Niese Shines, But Blown Call Hands Mets 4-1 Loss To Braves

The Mets dropped a heartbreaker to the Braves, 4-1, in 10 innings on Wednesday afternoon after a blown call at first base gave Atlanta an extra out and Chris Johnson blasted a go-ahead three-run homer off reliever Greg Burke. Ugh… Jon Niese started and delivered another solid performance allowing one run in 7.0 innings and racking […]

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Congratulations To Ichiro On Reaching 4,000 Career Hits

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Congratulations To Ichiro On Reaching 4,000 Career Hits

Congratulations to Ichiro Suzuki, who slapped a single tonight for the 4,000th hit of his incredible career, split between Japan and the major leagues. Suzuki got his historic hit off Toronto’s R.A. Dickey. Ironically, his milestone single was his 2,722nd hit in the major leagues which also moved him ahead of Yankee legend Lou Gehrig on the All […]

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Is Juan Lagares An Everyday Center Fielder?

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Is Juan Lagares An Everyday Center Fielder?

YES!!! Mets righthander Dillon Gee credits his improved performance to his defense because he doesn’t have to be afraid to pitch to contact, he especially singles out Juan Lagares. “It gives you confidence to keep attacking because you know you’ve got guys out there that are playing hard and making all the plays for you,” […]

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Dillon Gee Has A 2.27 ERA In His Last 15 Starts

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Has A 2.27 ERA In His Last 15 Starts

I read a comment this morning in our threads from one reader asking another why he left out Gee in his projected 2014 rotation. In addition to MMO, I spend a lot of time reading comment threads at MetsBlog and on other Mets Forums and I see that a lot. Mostly I see future Mets […]

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Cecchini Snaps 16-Game Hit Streak, ‘Clones Close In On First Place

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Cecchini Snaps 16-Game Hit Streak, ‘Clones Close In On First Place

19-year-old shortstop Gavin Cecchini‘s 16 game hit streak came to an end on Monday night after he went 0-3 in game one of a doubleheader against the Staten Island Yankees. Cecchini was one game shy of tying the Cyclone team record set by Lucas Duda in 2007. The Mets top pick in the 2012 First Year Player Draft, […]

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Dustin Lawley Named 2013 FSL Player Of The Year

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Dustin Lawley Named 2013 FSL Player Of The Year

The Player of the Year in the Florida State League for 2013 was just announced and St. Lucie Mets slugger Dustin Lawley got the nod with a spectacular season leading the FSL with 25 home runs 90 RBIs. He is coming off a hot week where he went 8-for-18 with one home run, two doubles and […]

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Should Sandy Alderson Allocate Roughly 10% Of His Budget On Jose Abreu?

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Should Sandy Alderson Allocate Roughly 10% Of His Budget On Jose Abreu?

Just read this post on MetsBlog about Jose Abreu, the 26-year old Cuban defector that has been called a better hitter than Yasiel Puig. For the most part me and Matt Cerrone agree that it’s unlikely the Mets will do anything more than show some slight interest in what night be the next great baseball […]

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It’s Widely Accepted That Collins Will Return As Mets Manager

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
It’s Widely Accepted That Collins Will Return As Mets Manager

Updating this post with some new information, this time from Andy Martino of the Daily News who also hears that it is “widely accepted” that Terry Collins will be re-signed to a new deal to manage the Mets in 2014 and beyond. It certainly seems like nothing will keep this from happening, so get used […]

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