Tag: 2013

Ike Davis: This Isn’t What We Meant By Pure Chaos

An article by posted on April 29, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis: This Isn’t What We Meant By Pure Chaos

It was just three measly years ago that a budding young power-hitting first basemen looked nervously into the camera as Chris Carlin interviewed him live before millions of viewers late one Spring Training evening in a local pub. As they concluded, Carlin refers to him as “The future of the New York Mets, Ike Davis.”, which […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/25: Wheeler On The Hill Tonight, Boyd Smoking The Ball, Harris Leads League In Swipes

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/25: Wheeler On The Hill Tonight, Boyd Smoking The Ball, Harris Leads League In Swipes

Last Night’s Quick Scores The Las Vegas had a night off — Zack Wheeler takes the hill tonight. Binghamton topped Portland, 8-6. St. Lucie had the night off. Savannah dismantled Delmarva, 9-3. Prospect Pipeline All eyes will be on Zack Wheeler as he is coming off his six walk performance from last Friday night. Wheeler is still […]

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Featured Post: Should Pitchers be Fitted with Protection While on the Mound?

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Should Pitchers be Fitted with Protection While on the Mound?

Last night, while watching the highlights of the Mets game, I saw the comebacker that struck Jon Niese on the right leg and caused him to leave the game. He was later diagnosed with a contusion, which for the Mets sake is good news. At the moment of impact on his right leg, I thought […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Matt Harvey – The Best Is Yet To Come

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Matt Harvey – The Best Is Yet To Come

It’s now been over seven years since that promising Opening Day in 2006, which was only day one of a season that took the Mets just a big swing away from the National League Championship trophy, and a visit to the World Series. With the exception of a few R.A. Dickey masterpieces, and a special no-hitter, there hasn’t […]

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Nieuwenhuis Optioned To Vegas, Lagares To Make His MLB Debut

An article by posted on April 23, 2013 0 Comments

Updated 2:30 PM Whatever I said below, it’s now official… Updated at 11:30 PM Outfield prospect Juan Lagares, who is tearing up the Pacific Coast League, likely will join the Mets as soon as Tuesday, baseball sources told ESPN New York. Lagares, 24, is hitting .346 with three homers and nine RBIs through 78 at-bats […]

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Buck-ing the System: Taking A Look At Contact Rates

An article by posted on April 23, 2013 0 Comments
Buck-ing the System: Taking A Look At Contact Rates

Baseball is a game of adjustments. The Mets under Dave Hudgens’ tutelage have adopted a doctrine of selectivity that emphasizes seeing lots of pitches, running up pitch-counts, zoning in on your pitch, and ultimately getting on base one way or another. There has been a lot of discussion on MMO about whether this approach is […]

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MMO Player Of The Week: David Wright

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Player Of The Week: David Wright

DAVID WRIGHT, 3B MMO PLAYER OF THE WEEK David Wright finally took flight for the 2013 season this past week, as he lifted off with two home runs in Colorado. The Mets captain had been hitting well to start the year, but was not producing much in the way of power until he entered the thin […]

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Reversing the Trend of Late Inning Mets Collapses

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
Reversing the Trend of Late Inning Mets Collapses

You know that feeling when Scott Rice walked the first two batters in the 8th inning yesterday with the Mets clinging to a 2 run lead? Kind of a helpless sense of doom and despair where you can’t bear to watch? With a little help from Jayson Werth the result didn’t turn out like so […]

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Featured Post: The Boys of … Winter?

An article by posted on April 17, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Boys of … Winter?

“On a cold night you have to hit the ball 25 feet farther. So, in other words, if the fence is 338 feet and you hit the ball 338 feet, you’ll be 25 feet short.” – Ralph Kiner, attempting to explain the effect of cold weather on the flight of a baseball. The New York Mets and […]

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Priorities Realigned As Terrorism Takes Aim At The Sports World

An article by posted on April 16, 2013 0 Comments
Priorities Realigned As Terrorism Takes Aim At The Sports World

The world awakens this morning seeking to right itself after a pair of explosions rocked Boston yesterday afternoon.  Lost are three souls, with no fewer than another one hundred and thirty-two injured.  Also lost in the day’s events, a nation’s sense of security when it comes to sporting events. Long thought to be a potential […]

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