Tag: 2012

Giving Ruben Tejada A Shot At Redemption

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Giving Ruben Tejada A Shot At Redemption

I was on the phone the other day with a friend who is a die-hard Met fan like the rest of us. We got around to talking about the addition of Chris Young and we argued about the signing which he absolutely loved, but me not so much. He brings up all the what-if scenarios […]

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Can Ike Davis Win The First Base Job For The Mets in 2014?

An article by posted on January 10, 2014 0 Comments
Can Ike Davis Win The First Base Job For The Mets in 2014?

So it seems the Mets are prepared to go into spring training and have Ike Davis and Lucas Duda duking it out to see who the Mets’ first baseman is in 2014. They’re both lefties, so there is no platoon scenario here. At the end of spring, one of those two men will be standing […]

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Prospect Pulse: Jayce Boyd Will Be In The Mix In 2015

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Jayce Boyd Will Be In The Mix In 2015

Jayce Boyd, First Base Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’3″ Weight: 185 lb. Position: First Base Age: 23 (Happy Birthday, Jayce!) ETA: 2015 2013 MMO Top Prospect Rank: NR Boyd was selected in the sixth round of the 2012 draft out of Florida State University. He played both third and first base while attending FSU, and […]

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Three Potential Breakout Hitters for Mets in 2014

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 0 Comments
Three Potential Breakout Hitters for Mets in 2014

Juan Lagares ‘Don Juan’ Lagares quickly stole the hearts of many Mets fans last season with his spectacular play in the outfield.  He makes tough plays look routine and impossible plays a reality.  Unfortunately, defense isn’t everything in baseball and with the exception of a scorching hot July, Lagares struggled mightily with the bat. In […]

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First Base Frustrations? Don’t Panic.

An article by posted on January 1, 2014 3 Comments
First Base Frustrations?  Don’t Panic.

While it may frustrate the fan base that that New Year has rolled around and there has not been a resolution to the First Base situation, not making a trade may be the wisest move of all. The adage in the stock market is Buy Low, Sell High. If the Mets First Base situation was […]

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Scouts Are Raving About Jeurys Familia

An article by posted on December 31, 2013 4 Comments
Scouts Are Raving About Jeurys Familia

Jeurys Familia hasn’t thrown a lot this winter, but when he has, he’s been lights out, missing a ton of bats and flashing the mid-to-upper-90s velocity that has scouts raving, writes Baseball Prospectus. You can’t put a lot of stock in winter league performances, but you can put a ton of stock in young pitchers returning […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Duda Not Perfect, But Best Option For Mets Right Now

An article by posted on December 23, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Duda Not Perfect, But Best Option For Mets Right Now

An MMO Fan Shot by Michael Mandelkern Lucas Duda could be the New York Mets’ best option to start at first base next year. Even though he has not played a full season, his OBP and OPS statistics look promising. He has raw power too. But most importantly to General Manager Sandy Alderson, he comes […]

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The Free Agent Market Shifts to Pitching

An article by posted on December 22, 2013 11 Comments
The Free Agent Market Shifts to Pitching

With Shin-Soo Choo now going to the Rangers, the top of the remaining free agent market shifts to pitching. The most coveted starting pitcher on the market this year, Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka, may or may not be posted by the Rakuten Golden Eagles. The possibility still exists that he may be posted prior to […]

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Who do YOU think are the best Mets First Basemen?

An article by posted on December 21, 2013 0 Comments
Who do YOU think are the best Mets First Basemen?

Over the Mets 52 seasons, there have been 23 different players who could be classified as “primary” starting First Baseman. With first base being a big question mark going into the upcoming season, it’s hard to believe that Ike Davis has already played more games (426) at first than all but four other men in […]

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I’d Be Fine With Giving Ruben Tejada Another Chance – And A Short Leash

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
I’d Be Fine With Giving Ruben Tejada Another Chance – And A Short Leash

I know I am in the the minority on this, but I would have no objection to giving Ruben Tejada one more shot. Huh? But why, oh why? Because I still think he can be a decent player. Ruben is never going to be Jose Reyes. He is never going to be a superstar. He […]

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