Tag: bench

Summarizing and Grading the Mets’ Winter Meetings

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Summarizing and Grading the Mets’ Winter Meetings

Sandy Alderson said on Wednesday that while there’s been no trades made at the Winter Meetings, he and his staff have had many conversations with various teams about a number of different opportunities. He reiterated that this afternoon before he and his staff departed the Winter Meetings and headed back to New York. Alderson maintains […]

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Time For Terry Collins To Put Up Or Shutup

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Time For Terry Collins To Put Up Or Shutup

So here we are enjoying a somewhat interesting, compelling, and exciting Winter Meetings… We’re all having fun reading and deciphering what seems to be a non-stop stream of Mets news, rumors, and quotes. Then along comes Terry Collins, who decides he’s flying to San Diego to hold a press conference about nothing, who completely douses […]

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A Year Ago The Mets Non-Tendered Justin Turner… Oops…

An article by posted on December 2, 2014 0 Comments
A Year Ago The Mets Non-Tendered Justin Turner… Oops…

It was interesting reading about the value of lineup flexibility and also having various interchangeable parts on the bench who were versatile and provided a manager with the ability to maximize his strategic opportunities. That’s what Gil Hodges always said when talking about our miracle Mets. With that on my mind I came across a […]

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Top Minor League Performers: Matt den Dekker, AAA

An article by posted on November 20, 2014 0 Comments
Top Minor League Performers: Matt den Dekker, AAA

For the second year in a row, the Las Vegas 51’s clinched a division title under manager Wally Backman. They posted a strong 81-63 record this season, and they finished 9.5 games ahead of second place. The 51’s lineup crushed the competition with a league leading average of over six runs a game. However, the […]

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Mets Considering Innings Cap Plan For Harvey

An article by posted on October 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Considering Innings Cap Plan For Harvey

It’s already assumed that on opening day 2015, Mets ace Matt Harvey will make his triumphant return to the mound, squaring off against the Washington Nationals Stephen Strasburg. Coming off of Tommy John surgery, you have to wonder if this is the right way to handle the crown jewel of the rotation. In 2012, Harvey […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 9, Marlins 1 (Hail Flores!)

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 9, Marlins 1 (Hail Flores!)

What a game for Wilmer Flores who continues to crush it at the plate as the Mets trounced the Miami Marlins by a score of 9-1 tonight at Citi Field. Flores blasted a pair of homers and drove a double to the wall in a huge 3-for-4 night with three runs scored and six RBIs. […]

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Despite Benching, Mets Think Herrera Is Ready For Bigs In 2015

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Despite Benching, Mets Think Herrera Is Ready For Bigs In 2015

With the return of Daniel Murphy, Dilson Herrera has been relegated to the bench with the regulars back on the field. Although he’s not in the starting lineup anymore, Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins seem confident in the 20 year old second baseman is ready for the majors. “With a little work on certain aspects […]

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MMO Game Recap: Brewers 5, Mets 2

An article by posted on July 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Brewers 5, Mets 2

The Mets (49-55) lost to the Brewers (59-46) by a score of 5-2 on Saturday night at Miller Park. Jon Niese got the start for the Mets and was pretty good, but not great. Niese allowed 3 runs in 5 innings on 5 hits, 2 walks, and a wild pitch, striking out 4 and throwing […]

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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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