Tag: 2012

Where Exactly Did Juan Lagares Come From?

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
Where Exactly Did Juan Lagares Come From?

Juan Lagares has been a saving grace this year for the Mets. Sure he’s saved a ton of runs and seems to shrink the outfield day after day but the true saving grace for Mets fans has been him saving the 2014 season. There hasn’t been much winning but each and every day, Lagares puts […]

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Jeremy Hefner Still Debating 2nd Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
Jeremy Hefner Still Debating 2nd Tommy John Surgery

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Jeremy Hefner is still debating whether to undergo Tommy John surgery for the second time in two years. His original procedure was conducted on August 28th, 2013 and he re-injured his elbow on August 8th of this year. Rubin says that Hefner will rest for a few […]

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Who Are The Top Left-Handed Pitchers After Matz?

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Who Are The Top Left-Handed Pitchers After Matz?

With a dominating season across two levels of the minors, Steven Matz has clearly established himself as the top left-handed prospect in the Mets organization. Matz owns a 9-8 record and an excellent 2.27 ERA in 22 starts for Double-A Binghamton and Advanced Single-A St.Lucie. He has been so successful this season that many believe […]

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Who would you protect if there was another expansion draft?

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Who would you protect if there was another expansion draft?

Thanks to this post on reddit, the writers over at Beyond the Box Score came up with the idea of conducting a mock expansion draft. That means, as a first step, for all 30 teams, each writer needs to select the list of 15 players they would protect as acting general manager. Any player left off […]

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The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

An article by posted on July 11, 2014 0 Comments
The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

At 31 years old, Carlos Torres has established himself as the Mets most reliable workhorse out of the bullpen. Last night, Torres made his 42nd appearance of the season in the team’s 3-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves. He contributed one inning of scoreless relief, dropping his season’s ERA to 2.93. In the early stages […]

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Zach Lutz Leaves Vegas To Play In Japan

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Zach Lutz Leaves Vegas To Play In Japan

Adam Rubin reports that sources told ESPNNewYork.com that Zach Lutz is headed to Japan in play for the Rakuten Eagles. Lutz was hitting .291, with seven homers and 37 RBIs in 227 at-bats with Vegas this season. He appeared in 22 games for the Mets in 2012 and ’13, producing a combined .226 average and two RBIs […]

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Mets Option Matt den Dekker To Make Room For LHP Dana Eveland

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Option Matt den Dekker To Make Room For LHP Dana Eveland

The New York Mets announced that left-hander Dana Eveland will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas and join the team in time for Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Mets optioned down OF Matt den Dekker to Vegas to make room for Eveland. He was hitless in four at-bats. After playing two 14-inning games over the past two days […]

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Dr. James Andrews Explains Spike In Tommy John Surgeries

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Dr. James Andrews Explains Spike In Tommy John Surgeries

With the news this past week that yet another NL East pitcher, Henderson Alvarez, may be headed for Tommy John surgery, I decided to update my previous piece on what is a full-epidemic at this point, with some definitive information from the horse’s mouth himself, Dr. James Andrews. The noted surgeon put out a comprehensive […]

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ESPN: Management is Ruining the Mets

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN: Management is Ruining the Mets

In an article for ESPN Insider (subscription required), Paul Swydan writes that Mets management is ruining the Mets. Among some of his arguments was his view on how Sandy Alderson has handled the team’s still unresolved first base situation, which he believes was the most telling sign that things were going to be bad this season. […]

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Worried About David Wright? Relax…

An article by posted on May 3, 2014 0 Comments
Worried About David Wright?  Relax…

Let’s all calm down about David Wright. Yes, he’s off to a slow start this season, batting just ,261 with one home run and 15 RBI with a .310 OBP through May 2nd. But let’s not start jumping off of bridges. As long as the captain stays healthy, by the time the season is over, […]

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