Mets News & Notes

Mets Announce Luis Natera As Their New Assistant Hitting Coach

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Announce Luis Natera As Their New Assistant Hitting Coach

The Mets announced on their Twitter page this morning that they have named Luis Natera their new assistant hitting coach, which is a newly created position for the major league club. Only 18 of 30 Major league ball clubs have an assistant hitting coach on their roster and now with the Mets newest addition to their […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts Edition

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts Edition

So here we stand a week from opening day and there are still as many questions as there are answers. Who’s on first? Will Ruben Tejada be the starting shortstop come March 31st – or will the solution come via trade or free agent signing? ( I’m looking at you Stephen Drew !!) And can Jonathon […]

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Video: Must See Play By Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
Video: Must See Play By Daniel Murphy

Why is this man laughing? I’ll tell you why, it’s because he just shocked the shit out of this guy… That’s Washington Nationals’ phenom Bryce Harper, who just got robbed of a basehit by Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy. With one out in the sixth in Sunday’s win against the Nationals, Harper laid down a bunt to […]

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Spring Training Wrap: Mets Split A Pair, Mejia Shines

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Wrap: Mets Split A Pair, Mejia Shines

Mets 3, Nationals 1 Jenrry Mejia, who is battling for that fifth spot in the rotation, tossed a gem today and was sharp, dominating and in mid-season form. However, these are the Mets and the best man doesn’t always win. The young righthander hurled 5.0 innings allowing just two hits and a run while striking out […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, Mets vs Nationals

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, Mets vs Nationals

He’s Baa-aack… Today’s Mets Action The Mets will play a pair of split squad games today. Jenrry Mejia opposes Washington Nationals righthander Tanner Roark at 1:10 PM in Port St. Lucie. This game will be broadcast on WPIX and WOR 710 AM. In the other game, Carlos Torres opposes Atlanta Braves right-hander Freddy Garcia at 1:05 PM at ESPN Wide […]

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Featured Post: The Reality (or lack thereof) of 90 Wins

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Reality (or lack thereof) of 90 Wins

Let me first go on the record to say that I would much rather have Mets GM Sandy Alderson set an expectation of 90 wins, as opposed to, say, 90 losses. For teams that look to overachieve, the first step is believing you are better than you actually are. And when it was first reported, […]

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MLB Opening Series: Another Reason I am Glad to be a Mets Fan

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Opening Series: Another Reason I am Glad to be a Mets Fan

The 2014 MLB season opened on Friday with a matchup of the big dollar Los Angeles Dodgers vs. the upstart Arizona Diamondbacks. A division matchup. A big market team vs. an upstart rival with a payroll roughly half of its opponent. It seems this should be a game for MLB to showcase. And it did….sort […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 10, Marlins 2

An article by posted on March 22, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 10, Marlins 2

The Mets banged out 13 hits including three home runs to beat the Miami Marlins by a score of 10-2 on Saturday at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter. There were a lot of great story lines in this game for the Mets, but let’s begin with Travis d’Arnaud, who blasted a two-run homer against Miami Marlins […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM (WOR)

An article by posted on March 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM (WOR)

The New York Mets head to Jupiter to play the Miami Marlins in a 1:05 PM matinee on Saturday at Roger Dean Stadium. The game will be broadcast on WOR 710 AM. Righthander Bartolo Colon, who is expected to start the second game of the season, opposes Marlins lefthander Brad Hand. In his second spring start […]

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Is Batting The Pitcher Eighth A Worthwhile Strategy?

An article by posted on March 22, 2014 0 Comments
Is Batting The Pitcher Eighth A Worthwhile Strategy?

  Mets manager Terry Collins had spoken about the idea of hitting the pitcher eighth on several occasions. On Thursday, he put the idea into practice against the Braves. The result was a 7-6 win over Atlanta. Did the new lineup construction play a major role in the offensive outburst? Probably not. The idea behind […]

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