Tag: bench

Despite Tearing Up Vegas, Flores Unlikely To Receive Promotion Soon

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Despite Tearing Up Vegas, Flores Unlikely To Receive Promotion Soon

Since being sent back to Triple A Las Vegas, Wilmer Flores has been on a fire with a 21 game hit streak.  In that span is is hitting .365, with seven home runs and 29 RBIs. Terry Collins told beat writers on Sunday that a promotion back to the Mets isn’t likely anytime in the near future. […]

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Julio Franco Says Playing For Mets Was Worst Decision Of His Life

An article by posted on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
Julio Franco Says Playing For Mets Was Worst Decision Of His Life

Julio Franco had some harsh words about his time with the Mets in an exclusive interview with Vice Sports. “When I think about New York, the biggest mistake in my life was playing for the Mets,” said Franco. Bobby Cox knew how to use me. I went to New York and sometimes I’d spend a […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Past, Present and Future All-Stars

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Past, Present and Future All-Stars

If you told me that the Mets were going to take 3 of 4 from the then first place Braves and follow that up with a sweep of the Marlins at home, I would have called you crazy. Now, I’m starting to wonder if I’m crazy for thinking this team has a shot to make […]

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Collins’ Hot-Hand Mentality Is Sending Mixed Messages To His Players

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Collins’ Hot-Hand Mentality Is Sending Mixed Messages To His Players

It was interesting to hear Gary Apple and Bobby Ojeda discuss one of the things  I wrote about over the weekend, which was how this six-outfielder configuration was doomed to failure. Apple leads it off asking Ojeda, “We have to talk about Chris Young who suddenly got hot and had that two home run game […]

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It Was A Poorly Conceived Roster Right From The Start

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
It Was A Poorly Conceived Roster Right From The Start

There is so much I want to say and write about this team right now, but I can only produce content in short bursts for now. One of our readers emailed me regarding the six-outfielder configuration the Mets are now choosing to employ. Obviously, the Mets are desperate and this new tactic only shows a […]

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Mid-Season Review: Las Vegas 51s

An article by posted on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mid-Season Review: Las Vegas 51s

Record: 46-32 Top Performers / Top Prospects Noah Syndergaard, RHP: Syndergaard has not seen his typical success in Las Vegas by any means. The 21 year-old has struggled, posting a 4.98 ERA in 65 innings this season. He has fallen victim to the tough pitching conditions of Las Vegas, and currently has a 5.36 ERA […]

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Effectively Using Fringe Prospects

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
Effectively Using Fringe Prospects

Path Of A 4A Player Every organization carries a number of players who are referred to as Quad-A material. From early on, many are deemed for this generic role. Typically, they are selected in the middle rounds of the draft and produce well enough at every level to advance to Triple A. They arrive at […]

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Tejada To Get Bulk Of Playing Time At Short

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
Tejada To Get Bulk Of Playing Time At Short

Updated 1:30 PM Adam Rubin is reporting that Ruben Tejada is going to get the bulk of playing time at shortstop. Wilmer Flores may get a start at second base for Daniel Murphy next time the Mets are due to face a lefthander. Flores is in today’s lineup against southpaw Gio Gonzalez. Said Collins, “I think […]

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Where Is Rising Star Juan Lagares? #FireTerry #FreeLagares

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
Where Is Rising Star Juan Lagares? #FireTerry #FreeLagares

Where the heck is Juan Lagares and why isn’t he in the starting lineup every day? Terry Collins has committed countless blunders during his tenure as manager of the Mets, but none of them have stoked the ire of Mets fans, writers and analysts alike, as the way Collins is handling one of the brightest […]

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Eric Young Jr. Takes the High Road

An article by posted on May 2, 2014 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Takes the High Road

With Juan Lagares batting leadoff and playing in center field for a second straight game on Friday night against the Rockies, Eric Young Jr. finds himself on the bench again. “He brought us all in yesterday and said he’s going to do a rotation — some days some guys will be in there, some days […]

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