Tag: Brad Emaus

Walkathon ’11, Bats Silent, Mets Lose 6-2 To Nats

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey had ZERO control today, and that seemed to be a recurring theme for the Mets as they took a loss in their home opener to the Nationals, 6-2. Game Notes R.A. Dickey just couldn’t find it today. Dickey allowed three runs on six hits in five innings, walking five and striking out three. […]

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Forever Young, Mets Beat Phillies 7-1

An article by posted on April 5, 2011 0 Comments

Chris Young, in his Mets debut pitched a great first game, going five and one-third innings, giving up one run on five hits with four walks and seven strikeouts and the offense exploded in the third inning, chasing Cole Hamels in their 7-1 victory. Game Notes Chris Young looked pretty good in his first outing […]

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The Foundations of Success – Part Two – The Hitters

An article by posted on April 5, 2011 0 Comments

In a further look into the foundations of success, after a team has found a manager, which I wrote about yesterday, that knows the game, can pull the correct strings and can really make things happen with both his direction and his decisions, he then needs to rely in his players. Those players consist of […]

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Sickels: Prospect of the Day, Brad Emaus

An article by posted on April 5, 2011 0 Comments

John Sickels of Minor League Ball, profiles Mets second baseman Brad Emaus in his Prospect of the Day series and writes, Taking over at second base for the New York Mets this year is Brad Emaus, a Rule 5 pick from the Toronto Blue Jays system. Drafted in the 11th round in 2007 from Tulane […]

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Opening Night Booms and Busts

An article by posted on April 2, 2011 0 Comments

One down, 161 to go, and while most of us know better than to let panic set in as John Buck’s grand slam sailed out of the ballpark, we couldn’t help fight the feeling that it was all so familiar. Sigh. Every game has positives you can take from it, yes even losses. Here are […]

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Opening Day Just Days Away

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

This weekend, I ventured down to Port St. Lucie to catch two late-March Spring Training games. It’s been a routine trip I make each year, typically toward the end of March, that way I can catch as close to the Opening Day lineup as possible. The Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 16-3, Thursday, March […]

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Hold Your Horses, Emaus Doesn’t Have The Job Yet

An article by posted on March 24, 2011 0 Comments

While everyone is already sizing Brad Emaus up for his new No. 4 Mets jersey, I agree with Mike Puma from the NY Post who doesn’t believe Emaus is such a sure thing yet. He hits the nail squarely on the head when he wrote, There won’t be a winner in the Mets’ second-base derby, […]

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Thoughts On Luis Castillo’s Release And Reactions

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets made it official and announced that they have released 35-year-old second baseman Luis Castillo this morning. Castillo had one year left on his contract that will pay him $6 million dollars, but that doesn’t seem to matter considering all things. Here are some comments made by Sandy Alderson while speaking to reporters: “After […]

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Luis Hernandez To Be Named Starter At Second Base? Is Desperation Setting In?

An article by posted on March 15, 2011 0 Comments

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, a source has told him that manager Terry Collins is getting set to name Luis Hernandez the starting second baseman. Disenchanted with what he has seen from Luis Castillo, Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and Justin Turner this spring, manager Terry Collins is preparing to name Luis Hernandez the […]

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Burkhardt: If Opening Day Was Tomorrow, Castillo Would Be Starter

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments
Burkhardt: If Opening Day Was Tomorrow, Castillo Would Be Starter

Would this send you in a tizzy if it really happened? I don’t know how close this is to actually being a reality, but it would shock me if it happened. The word on Brad Emaus when we drafted him was that he was a poor defensive second baseman, and nobody has said one glowing […]

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