Tag: Curtis Granderson

Kevin Long Discusses Hitting Approach and Philosophy

An article by posted on January 18, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Discusses Hitting Approach and Philosophy

This off-season, the Mets hired former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long to help alleviate some of the Mets woes on offense. In an article by John Harper of the NY Daily News, Long shared his thoughts about the Mets approach and he believes there are misconceptions about it. “I think they’ve had to try to […]

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Amazin’ Fearless Forecast: 2017 Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on December 23, 2014 0 Comments
Amazin’ Fearless Forecast: 2017 Opening Day Roster

It is April 1, 2017. It seems hard to believe but just two and a half years ago, the New York Mets fan base was wallowing in the disappointment of another boring off-season and the prospect of another lackluster regular season. Fast forward to the spring of 2017 and the outlook is much more exciting. […]

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Alderson Shifts Gears, Now Looks To Free Agency For Shortstop

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Shifts Gears, Now Looks To Free Agency For Shortstop

Speaking with reporters at the Winter Meetings, Sandy Alderson shifted gears again and now says it’s more likely the Mets acquire a shortstop upgrade via free agency, rather than the original plan which was to execute a trade using the Mets’ pitching depth. This certainly changes a lot for the team, who had several high end, […]

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The Impact Of Granderson’s Nine Missed Home Runs

An article by posted on November 20, 2014 0 Comments
The Impact Of Granderson’s Nine Missed Home Runs

Marc Carig of Newsday illustrated the impact that the new dimensions of Citi Field would of had on Curtis Granderson last season. According to Sandy Alderson, the Mets would have hit 17 more home runs with these new dimensions, and Granderson would have accounted for nine of those homers. This would have given the veteran […]

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Bring In The Fences, Bring On The Controversy…

An article by posted on October 15, 2014 0 Comments
Bring In The Fences, Bring On The Controversy…

As was reported on Tuesday by Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, the Mets are poised to renovate the dimensions of Citi Field for the second time in four years. Once again the team plans to bring in the fences, this time concentrating their efforts on the right-center and right field walls. Why do this, […]

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It’s Not That Complicated, Make More Contact…

An article by posted on October 1, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Not That Complicated, Make More Contact…

It was so exciting to watch the the Kansas City Royals come back in extra-innings and beat the Oakland A’s last night with a stunning 9-8 victory. What high-drama, what suspense, what a game… If any of you hated the sudden death one-game Wild Card round, you may want to reconsider. What happened last night […]

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MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets continue their final series of the year on Sunday against the Astros at Citi Field. Rookie righthander Rafael Montero (1-3, 4.38) will take the mound for the Mets and he’ll oppose Samuel Deduno (2-6, 4.66) for the Astros. First pitch is at 7:10 PM. Montero is making his eighth major league start. He earned his first major league […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Mr. September and the Keystone Kid

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Mr. September and the Keystone Kid

As our beloved New York Mets played their final series in the capital this season, the Nationals continued to work towards locking up the best record in the National League.  The Mets only took 1 of 3 from their division rivals, but there were positive takeaways despite losing the series.  Below is a breakdown in this edition of 3 & 3. […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 7:05 PM (Doubleheader Game 2)

An article by posted on September 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 7:05 PM (Doubleheader Game 2)

The Mets will try to win their first series of the year against the division rival Nationals this evening with Zack Wheeler (11-10, 3.49 ERA) taking on Gio Gonzalez (9-10, 3.74 ERA). In his last start, Wheeler earned the win, throwing 6 scoreless innings against the Braves. He struck out 7 in that game, walking […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Braves Get The Broom

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Braves Get The Broom

The Mets are finishing up on a strong note and played a great series down in Atlanta this weekend. Below are the usual takeaways in this edition of 3 & 3. 3 Up 1. The starting pitching was excellent in this series, particularly the guys making the league minimum, Zack Wheeler and Jacob deGrom. Wheeler […]

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