Tag: 2014

Can We Pencil Lucas Duda In For 30 Home Runs Next Year?

An article by posted on October 9, 2014 0 Comments
Can We Pencil Lucas Duda In For 30 Home Runs Next Year?

Lucas Duda and Ike Davis rode on very different paths to the major leagues. Davis was a first-round draft pick in 2008 while Duda had to wait until round seven to hear his name read one year earlier. Big things were expected from Davis who has a major league pedigree in place. Duda always seemed […]

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Do the Mets Trade Niese or Gee?

An article by posted on October 9, 2014 0 Comments
Do the Mets Trade Niese or Gee?

With an overflow of pitching projected in the 2015 season, Sandy Alderson will have some tough choices to make. The toughest of all could be which pitchers to keep and which pitchers to trade away. At the center of that debate are Jon Niese and Dillon Gee. The starters for the last two Mets opening […]

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How Did Jacob deGrom Go From Relative Unknown To Head Of The Class?

An article by posted on October 7, 2014 0 Comments
How Did Jacob deGrom Go From Relative Unknown To Head Of The Class?

Jacob deGrom did something that very few players are able to in this age of social media and constant connection. He flew under the radar. After Tommy John Surgery in 2011 cost him that entire season, he emerged in 2012 and pitched well in A and High-A, establishing a 2.43 ERA. While 2013 was an up […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Is Out Of Options

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Is Out Of Options

Kirk Nieuwenhuis will be entering his fourth MLB season in 2015, and at age 27 he’s now a fringe player who has run out of options. As Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com points out, Nieuwenhuis is entering this season without a starting position available and is most likely fighting for a roster spot as a fourth outfielder […]

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Lamar Johnson Will Not Return As Hitting Coach

An article by posted on October 2, 2014 0 Comments
Lamar Johnson Will Not Return As Hitting Coach

Official Release The New York Mets today announced that hitting coach Lamar Johnson and assistant hitting coach Luis Natera will not return to their positions in 2015. Johnson and Natera have been offered positions within the minor league system. “We appreciate the hard work of Lamar and Luis this year at the Major League level,” […]

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MMO Mailbag: Will Mets Be A Playoff Team In 2015?

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Will Mets Be A Playoff Team In 2015?

Are the Mets as close as Sandy Alderson says we are, and will the Mets be in the post season in 2015? That is the big question. This upcoming off-season is very crucial. There’s no reason that this team shouldn’t be a legitimate contender in 2015. And incremental moves could be key to getting the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 1:10 PM (This Is It!)

An article by posted on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 1:10 PM (This Is It!)

The end is near. This afternoon at Citi Field the New York Mets will play their final game of the season, a rubber match against the Houston Astros. The veteran Bartolo Colon (14-13, 4.08) will close out the 2014 campaign for the Mets and he’ll be opposed by Astros right-hander Nick Tropeano (1-2, 3.78) in a 1:10 PM […]

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A Confident Duda Vows To Hit Better Against LHP Next Season

An article by posted on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
A Confident Duda Vows To Hit Better Against LHP Next Season

Wow, what a game, what a finish, what a shot by Lucas Duda… Who says meaningless games in September all have to be dull and boring? What I loved most about Duda’s walk-off home run, besides the clang it made when it struck the foul pole, was that he hit it off lefthander Tony Sipp.  […]

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

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets (77-82) open their final series of the season on Friday night against the Houston Astros (69-90) at Citi Field. Jon Niese (9-11, 3.50) will get the start for the Mets and he’ll be opposed by Brad Peacock (4-9, 4.82) for the Astros in a 7:10 PM matchup. Niese will make his 30th start tonight, tying his career-high. He also […]

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Zack Wheeler Wraps Up Strong 2014 Campaign With 3.54 ERA

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Wraps Up Strong 2014 Campaign With 3.54 ERA

Last night Zack Wheeler wrapped up his sophomore campaign against the Nationals. In his first full season in the majors, Wheeler pitched to a 3.54 ERA over 185.1 innings. His .500 record (11-11) isn’t necessarily reflective of the type of season he had but there are areas for him to improve heading into next season. […]

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