Tag: Carlos Beltran

Wright Apologizes To HR Derby Snubs, Explains His Rationale

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Apologizes To HR Derby Snubs, Explains His Rationale

After David Wright and Robinson Cano announced their Home Run Derby teams last night, I was about to post on it, but held off. I was hoping that Wright would explain his rationale in selecting his team and was happy to see that he did. The more I looked at Wright’s choices, the more I […]

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Zack Wheeler And Why Hype Can Be A B**ch

An article by posted on June 30, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler And Why Hype Can Be A B**ch

Andy Martino of the Daily News weighs in on the problem with hype, projection, unrealised expectations, and something about Mike Pelfrey being the devil. It is dehumanizing, what happens to phenoms like Zack Wheeler over the long arc of a professional baseball career. In the minor leagues, you are an abstraction, a blank screen onto […]

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Baseball’s All-Time Underachievers: 2006-2008 Mets?

An article by posted on June 28, 2013 0 Comments
Baseball’s All-Time Underachievers: 2006-2008 Mets?

Ken Davidoff of the NY Post ranked his Top 5 All-Time MLB Underachievers and listed the 2006-2008 Mets second behind the 1980s Expos. About why he chose the Mets, he writes: 2000s Mets. Carlos Beltran would be a Hall of Famer if he retired today. David Wright is on a Cooperstown track. Carlos Delgado probably […]

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Wheeler Skipped His Bullpen On Thursday, Working To Prevent Tipping His Pitches

An article by posted on June 28, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Skipped His Bullpen On Thursday, Working To Prevent Tipping His Pitches

Zack Wheeler did not throw his bullpen session on Thursday and instead spent the day working with Dan Warthen on altering his delivery so as not to tip his pitches as he was during his start against the White Sox. Regarding the changes they are looking to make, Warthen told ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin: […]

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MLB Young Guns: Zack Wheeler Scouting Report

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Young Guns: Zack Wheeler Scouting Report

The Mets plan to temporarily demote Zack Wheeler to the minors after tonight’s start, then officially re-promote him Tuesday for his next scheduled start at the Chicago White Sox, according to ESPN New York. Because Wheeler is technically the Mets’ 26th player for today’s doubleheader, they can demote him after today’s game without the requirement he […]

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The Worst Baseball On The Planet

An article by posted on June 10, 2013 0 Comments
The Worst Baseball On The Planet

Bill Madden of the Daily News with the sobering reality most Met fans probably don’t want to hear: There were 21,747 gluttons for punishment at Citi Field Sunday for the conclusion of another Mets-Marlins series, which now qualify for the worst baseball on the planet. Not satisfied with having tortured their fans for 20 innings […]

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Wright Losing More Ground To Sandoval In All Star Voting

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Losing More Ground To Sandoval In All Star Voting

PLEASE DON’T LET THIS GUY BEAT DAVID WRIGHT… The second National League All-Star update has been released and six-time All-Star David Wright is losing even more ground to Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants for starting third baseman. With 1,473,381 votes, Wright now trails Sandoval by over 200,000 votes almost doubling the gap from […]

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Unwatchable Mets Get Gutted By Marlins In Embarrassing 8-4 Loss

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Unwatchable Mets Get Gutted By Marlins In Embarrassing 8-4 Loss

After scoring four times in the top of the tenth, the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets by the score of 8-4 in another embarrassing loss at Citi Field. It’s the second weekend in a row that the Mets were swept by the Marlins which begs the question; which of the two teams is […]

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MMO Exclusive: The Mets And Their Difficult Relationship With The New York Press

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: The Mets And Their Difficult Relationship With The New York Press

To Jeff Wilpon The Mets Are Just A Laughing Matter… That charming headline appeared in a May 29th Daily News article by the rabble-rousing Filip Bondy You may remember that Jeff Wilpon showed up at Citi Field and made a rare public appearance during a pregame ceremony for Mariano Rivera, who threw out the first pitch, […]

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Collins: Wheeler Is Not Going To Be The Savior For The Mets

An article by posted on June 5, 2013 0 Comments
Collins: Wheeler Is Not Going To Be The Savior For The Mets

Met manager Terry Collins spent yesterday paving the way for soon to be promoted Zack Wheeler, telling reporters that the organization’s top pitching prospect will not turn the team around. “I hope everybody understands if and when this guy comes, he’s not going to be the savior. There’s a lot of pieces that have to work. […]

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