David Wright Finally Coming Around With Bat

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David Wright Finally Coming Around With Bat

“It’s nice to feel dangerous at the plate” (Marc Carig, Newsday). David Wright expressed that very simple sentiment after Tuesday nights win over the Marlins. For Mets fans, it was as big a relief as it was for Wright. There’s no question that Wright is trying to breakout from the worst slump of his career. […]

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Mets Want Juan Lagares To Steal More Bases

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Mets Want Juan Lagares To Steal More Bases

With a 4 for 4 performance on Tuesday night in Miami, Juan Lagares did something he had never done in his major league career. Batting out of the leadoff spot, he collected 4 hits. For the Mets front office, this was likely the second most impressive feat of the night. First were his 2 stolen […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Marlins 6

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Marlins 6

The Mets (65-74) beat the Miami Marlins (67-70) tonight by a score of 8-6. What You Should Know Juan Lagares was the man tonight. He turned in the first 4-hit effort of his short major league career and scored 3 runs along the way out of the leadoff spot. Jon Niese turned in a less than impressive […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

Tonight the Mets send Jonathon Niese (7-10, 3.48) to the mound, hoping to bounce back from a disastrous game on Monday in which they committed 6 errors and gave up 9 runs. Brad Penny (1-0, 5.40) will make his third start for the Marlins after signing a minor league deal back in June. Vic Black threw […]

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Keep Murphy As Super Utility Player?

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Keep Murphy As Super Utility Player?

Wait, what? That’s exactly what Joel Sherman of the New York Post suggests the Mets do with Daniel Murphy next season. The Mets should pay Murphy roughly $8 million to be a utility man next year, or really a super-utility man. Their defenseless version of Ben Zobrist. His reasoning is that a team that already struggles […]

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Di-JEST: Mets Float Opt-Out of All-Star Game Plan

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: Mets Float Opt-Out of All-Star Game Plan

Let’s face it fellow Mets fans, there was one brief moment this year when the team looked ‘not awful’ and almost promising. And that time came just a week and a half before the mid season classic, the annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game. As usual the Mets landed one pity player on the team […]

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Juan Lagares Named ESPN Defensive Player of the Month

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Named ESPN Defensive Player of the Month

Juan Lagares has been named the ESPN Defensive Player of the Month for August. Previously won by players like Pablo Sandoval, Jason Heyward and Troy Tulowitzki, Lagares joins the ranks of Major League Baseball’s elite defensive players. Adam Rubin reported that Baseball Tonight analyst and former major leauger Doug Glanville described Lagares as having the […]

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Mets Infield Defense Has Become A Major Liability

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Infield Defense Has Become A Major Liability

Generally speaking, the closer a game is to little league level, the harder it is to watch. You remember those days growing up and playing baseball all spring, summer and fall long. There were those games each and every season when things just got away. They almost always involved a play in which someone turned […]

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Dilson Herrera Homers and Triples As Impressive Debut Continues

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Homers and Triples As Impressive Debut Continues

Second baseman Dilson Herrera had a big day at the plate on Monday against the Miami Marlins. Herrera blasted a solo home run, his first, against Henderson Alvarez in the third. Then he lined a two-run triple against Sam Dyson in the sixth. Herrera, 20, did commit two errors, giving him three in four games. […]

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Mets Promote Conforto, Rosario, Urena To Savannah

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Promote Conforto, Rosario, Urena To Savannah

The Mets have promoted outfielder Michael Conforto to Single-A Savannah as the Sand Gnats head to the playoffs. Joining the 2014 first-rounder will be his Brooklyn Cyclones teammates shortstop Amed Rosario and third baseman Jhoan Urena. Conforto batted .331/.403/ .448 with three home runs, 10 doubles, 30 runs and 19 RBI in 42 games with […]

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