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Lucas Duda: The Unequivocal Mets First Baseman

An article by posted on May 9, 2014 0 Comments
Lucas Duda: The Unequivocal Mets First Baseman

Lucas Duda went 0-for-3 with a strikeout and a walk on April 18, the same day that the New York Mets Ike Davis was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Duda ended the day with a .256/.333/.465 slash line and has trended upwards in Davis’ absence. But now Duda is the man at first base and […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: Mets Get Hooked In Miami

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up and 3 Down: Mets Get Hooked In Miami

I am just sitting here trying to wrap my head around how unfriendly this road trip was.  Things were supposed to be different for our Metsies away from Citi Field.  They were last year anyway.  As we all know they just wrapped up a three-city 9-game road trip on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins, finishing […]

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From Left Field: Would You Sign Up For 16-17 At This Point?

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Would You Sign Up For 16-17 At This Point?

Today is a much-needed day off for our Mets, who are now 1-6 in their last seven games. That skid puts the team at 16-17 overall and fourth place in an NL East division that’s shaping up to be quite competitive. We knew that the first month’s schedule was going to be tough, including the […]

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Mets Hitting Approach: Back to the Drawing Board

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Hitting Approach: Back to the Drawing Board

As I was driving around for work yesterday, I was listening to the Mets broadcast on the radio, and something occurred to me. At some point this year, this team will be no-hit, and you can pretty much assume that their current major league philosophy is the reason not only for that, but for their […]

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Gee and Niese Are A Quietly Effective Tandem

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Gee and Niese Are A Quietly Effective Tandem

2014: 1.82 ERA – 1.01 WHIP – 1.3 WAR Flashy. Fire-balling. Intimidating. Adjectives like these are not the kind of descriptors one generally associates with either Dillon Gee or Jon Niese, but since others along the lines of “intelligent,” “consistent,” and most significantly, “effective” can be accurately applied, perhaps the rest simply do not matter. […]

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Vic Black Strikes Out The Side, Lowers His ERA To 0.68

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Vic Black Strikes Out The Side, Lowers His ERA To 0.68

May 8 A day after Vic Black took over the closing duties from Jeff Walters for Triple-A Las Vegas, the hard-throwing righty struck out the side on Wednesday night and picked up his fourth save of the season. He has now gone four consecutive appearances without issuing a walk and his ERA has improved to 0.68 for the […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The Mets 8-9-1 Has Been Abysmal

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Mets 8-9-1 Has Been Abysmal

An MMO Fan Shot by Ryan Flanagan Agonizingly documented to the point of nauseam, the Mets situation at shortstop is one that has frustrated Met fans to the point of complete and total state of confusion. It’s is well known, well documented, and proven in the stat line that the two-headed SS platoon the Mets […]

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The Bullpen Fix Can Not Wait

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
The Bullpen Fix Can Not Wait

Tuesday night was brutal. Depressing. Infuriating. You name the negative emotion, I likely felt it. You likely did too. The first month of the season was a feel good story. But we were not naive enough to forget our team’s shortcomings. No production from SS, strikeouts from our big free agent signing and for some […]

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Another Gut-Punch Loss …

An article by posted on May 6, 2014 0 Comments
Another Gut-Punch Loss …

I am slightly peeved after last night’s game. I believe last night’s game should have been a win for the Mets. All the signs were there, good starting pitching, just enough offense. It felt like a routine victory, but the win was snatched out of our jaws like a buckshot duck pulled from a lab’s […]

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Righting The Wrongs

An article by posted on May 6, 2014 0 Comments
Righting The Wrongs

Usually I’m not the type to tell someone “I told you so”. It’s annoying at best and at its worst it can make you want to slug the person who says it. That doesn’t mean there aren’t times when facts are so evident that they hit you in the face leaving you feeling like Delino […]

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