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Matt Harvey Set Unreal Expectations: Give Pitchers a Chance

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Set Unreal Expectations: Give Pitchers a Chance

On July 26th, 2012, Mets fans were anticipating the debut of a skilled minor league prospect by the name of Matt Harvey. That day in Arizona, Harvey threw 5.1 innings, allowed three hits, no runs and struck out 11 Diamondbacks. As it turns out, his gem in the desert was not a fluke but rather […]

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Where Is The Accountability?

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Where Is The Accountability?

Sandy Alderson gave his manager Terry Collins yet another vote of confidence on Tuesday, despite the team being on course for their sixth losing season in a row. The Mets are currently on pace for a 73 win season – or in other words the lowest win total since 2009 and before that 2004. Here […]

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Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

With all of the struggles the Mets have had over the past couple of weeks, it is easy to overlook anything positive.  Some positives can be more obvious than others but they are out there. One thing that seems to be encouraging is the performance of Lucas Duda.  Although his statistics over the last 10 […]

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Mets Must Replace Collins, Time For Action Is Now

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Must Replace Collins, Time For Action Is Now

The Mets are still only five games back in the NL East race and an equivalent five games back in the NL Wild Card race. And yet, again, they lost a close game more because of their own mistakes and lack of execution than the opponent outplaying them. Mets have scored 248 runs so far […]

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Don’t Blame The Bullpen, Blame The Bats

An article by posted on June 8, 2014 0 Comments
Don’t Blame The Bullpen, Blame The Bats

Saturday night, the Mets took a 4-3 lead against the Giants into the bottom of the ninth inning.  Closer Jenrry Mejia was called upon to protect the precarious lead, but he proceeded to allow two runs to San Francisco, turning what would have been a satisfying victory into an ugly defeat. The loss was the […]

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Are We Setting Up Our Best Hitting Prospects For Success?

An article by posted on June 8, 2014 0 Comments
Are We Setting Up Our Best Hitting Prospects For Success?

In a recent article on Newsday, Mets beat writer Marc Carig cited a strong farm system that has improved tremendously this year to produce players that have on-field impacts. “When the Mets took the field for a series opener against the Cubs Tuesday night, the starting lineup included a pair of reinforcements from Las Vegas, outfielder Matt […]

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Three Reasons Mets Fans Should Be Comfortable With Conforto

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
Three Reasons Mets Fans Should Be Comfortable With Conforto

I’m pretty positive the Mets draft room during Thursday night’s First Year Player Draft was more surprised that Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto was still on the board at number ten, than most Mets fans were when the Mets made him the first college bat selected by the team in six years. While some reactions […]

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Mets Fans Deserve Better Than This

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Fans Deserve Better Than This

It doesn’t take much to placate a Met fan. After winning four games of five in Philadelphia and moving within one game of .500 Met fans were ecstatic. I heard Evan Roberts of WFAN fame say he was prepared to celebrate by popping champagne and tossing confetti when his beloved Mets reached the .500 plateau […]

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Collins Preaches Patience For d’Arnaud, Ojeda Disagrees And Says He’s Lost

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Preaches Patience For d’Arnaud, Ojeda Disagrees And Says He’s Lost

“He has no idea what he’s doing up there. He has no idea what pitch is coming, where it’s going, and what he’s going to do with it. D’Arnaud is lost.” That’s what Bobby Ojeda had to say after d’Arnaud went 0-for-3 on Thursday night. Ojeda ran video and criticized d’Arnaud’s approach and the uppercut […]

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Being ‘Young And A Met’ Doesn’t Mean What It Once Did

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Being ‘Young And A Met’ Doesn’t Mean What It Once Did

In a world where dominance on the pitching mound is King, one man is the last one standing. The closer. Or maybe not the closer, but a relief “ace.” The guy who inherits a game-turning moment. The bases jammed with bad guys just itching to score and he calmly saves the day by freezing them […]

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