Tag: center field

Should The Mets Trade Curtis Granderson?

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Should The Mets Trade Curtis Granderson?

I want to start off by saying that I love Curtis Granderson. He plays with hustle and his off-field endeavors are admirable and laudable. He’s willing to do whatever is necessary to help the team, and is seen as a leader in the clubhouse. That being said, the Mets might want to consider the possibility of […]

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D’Backs Complete Sweep With 9-0 Win Over Sinking Mets

An article by posted on August 11, 2016 0 Comments
D’Backs Complete Sweep With 9-0 Win Over Sinking Mets

The New York Mets (57-57) were swept by the Arizona Diamondbacks (48-66) by a score of 9-0 at Citi Field Thursday afternoon.   The Mets will fall to .500 for the first time since April 20th. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard was on the mound for the Mets today and he struggled. Syndergaard was only able to last five […]

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The Mets Center Field Dilemma

An article by posted on August 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Center Field Dilemma

The Mets acquisition of Jay Bruce was designed to solve the Mets’ offensive woes, and more importantly, their difficulty with hitting with runners in scoring position. However, the move coupled with Yoenis Cespedes‘ injury, only exacerbates the team’s center field problem. As Barry Bloom reports for MLB.com, Sandy Alderson admits it’s not an ideal situation. “As […]

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Yankees Rally Late; Defeat Mets 6-5 In Extras

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Yankees Rally Late; Defeat Mets 6-5 In Extras

The New York Mets (54-51) were defeated by the New York Yankees (53-52) by a score of tonight at Citi Field. Pitching: Logan Verrett got the ball for the first game of the Subway Series tonight, and had a pretty pedestrian start, going five innings, allowing three runs on four hits, while striking out two […]

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Ruggiano Leaves Game With Strained Left Hamstring

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Ruggiano Leaves Game With Strained Left Hamstring

New York Mets center fielder Justin Ruggiano left Monday night’s game against the New York Yankees after the third inning with a mild left hamstring strain. Ruggiano, who was just acquired on Saturday, had grounded into a double play in the third inning and came up lame. Michael Conforto replaced him in the lineup while Alejandro De Aza moved […]

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Conforto, Cespedes and the Center Field Conundrum

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
Conforto, Cespedes and the Center Field Conundrum

With the reluctance of Yoenis Cespedes to play center field citing the wear and tear on his legs and more specifically his strained quad, Terry Collins and the Mets find themselves in a bit of a conundrum. The issue is that versus a right-handed pitcher, Collins prefers to have Cespedes, Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson in the lineup and of the three, the […]

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Mets Hoping Cespedes Can Avoid DL With Strained Right Quad

An article by posted on July 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Hoping Cespedes Can Avoid DL With Strained Right Quad

All Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes strained his right quadriceps muscle on Friday after chasing down a Daniel Murphy double in the third inning. “Hopefully it doesn’t translate into me going on the 15-day DL,” Cespedes said through his interpreter. He said he suffered a similar injury with the Detroit Tigers and it forced him to […]

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Cespedes Likely To Miss Two Games With Sprained Wrist

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Likely To Miss Two Games With Sprained Wrist

Yoenis Cespedes was diagnosed with a mild sprain of his left wrist after meeting with team orthopedist Dr. Altchek. Cespedes received a cortisone injection that is expected to sideline him for at least the first two games of Braves series which begins tonight in Atlanta. Manager Terry Collins shared his concern with reporters on Wednesday. “If you remember […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates Blank Mets 4-0

An article by posted on June 14, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates Blank Mets 4-0

The New York Mets (34-29) were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates (33-31) by a score of 4-0 at Citi Field Tuesday evening. Pitching: Jacob deGrom was on the mound tonight and he was very good.  He went six innings allowing two runs, walking one, and striking out nine.  deGrom made one crucial mistake to Jung […]

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2016 Season Preview: Alejandro De Aza, OF

An article by posted on March 23, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Alejandro De Aza, OF

Alejandro De Aza, OF DOB – April 11, 1984 (31 on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: L/L Contract Status: One-year, $5.75 million with $2M incentives 2015 Recap Alejandro De Aza had his best season at the plate since 2012, posting a .262/.333/.422 line (104 wRC+) between three teams last year. The outfielder had a weak first month with […]

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