Tag: Curtis Granderson

Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

Yoenis Cespedes set Citi Field on fire with a walk off homerun in the bottom of the 10th to bring the New York Mets even with the slumping Miami Marlins in the Wild Card standings, just 2.5 games behind the front-running St. Louis Cardinals. Returning to the line-up after missing Sunday’s painful loss, Cespedes and […]

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Niese Fizzles Out In D’Backs Win, Draws Praise From Collins

An article by posted on August 18, 2016 0 Comments
Niese Fizzles Out In D’Backs Win, Draws Praise From Collins

In his first start with his former team, Jon Niese appeared to be the antidote missing from the Mets pitching rotation, until the 4th inning reared it’s ugly head. Sailing through the first three innings, Niese stifled the D’backs with cutters in the 80’s until Rickie Weeks, Jr. and Yasmany Tomas took him back-to-back deep, […]

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Terry Collins Will Keep Standing By Curtis Granderson

An article by posted on August 17, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Will Keep Standing By Curtis Granderson

The 2015 MVP of the New York Mets, Curtis Granderson, has been marred in a season long slump in 2016. Regardless of how poorly he has been at the plate, his manager, Terry Collins, has stuck by his side and will continue to do so. The Grandy-man had another uninspiring day at the plate in […]

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Enough Of This Nonsense, Call Up Michael Conforto

An article by posted on August 16, 2016 0 Comments
Enough Of This Nonsense, Call Up Michael Conforto

There were a number of reasons why the Mets made the move for Jay Bruce. There was the obvious reason that Bruce was the major league RBI leader and he was hitting well with runners in scoring position. His addition was meant to address the team’s issues in those areas. The Mets also obtained Bruce […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Walker and Matz Spark the Mets

An article by posted on August 15, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Walker and Matz Spark the Mets

Four straight losses to open the New York Mets’ week of August 8 to August 14 opened up a ton of deserved criticism and highlighted many flaws this team has had over the course of the 2016 season. The inability to hold runners on base, throwing out base-runners, hitting with runners in scoring position, timely […]

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Are You Counting On Wright Returning In 2017?

An article by posted on August 13, 2016 0 Comments
Are You Counting On Wright Returning In 2017?

With the 2016 season entering the home stretch, the New York Mets are still in contention for a playoff spot. Not because of anything the offense is doing, but as Ken Davidoff of the New York Post put it, the rest of the NL is playing down to their level. Much has been made about […]

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Jay Bruce Was Inches Away From Plating A Late Inning Rally

An article by posted on August 7, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Was Inches Away From Plating A Late Inning Rally

The Mets spent another night at the heartbreak hotel with a close play at the plate that could have given them a rare 9th inning rally. Battling back from a 6-1 deficit, New York pulled within one with runners on first and second when Travis d’Arnaud poked a two out single to shallow right. But […]

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Jay Bruce Trade Offers Mets Some Options

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Trade Offers Mets Some Options

The New York Mets took a gamble on Monday, trading highly touted second base prospect Dilson Herrera and promising left-hander Max Wotell to the Cincinnati Reds for outfielder Jay Bruce. It’s a trade the Mets had to make, given their glaring inability to hit with runners in scoring position this year, along with the plethora […]

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How Mets’ Outfielders Have Fared Playing Center

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
How Mets’ Outfielders Have Fared Playing Center

The acquisition of Jay Bruce leaves the Mets with four corner outfielders on their roster and no true center fielder. Yoenis Cespedes, who had been playing center, has removed himself from that position due to his seemingly never-ending quad injury. With this being the case, the plan seems to be to have Michael Conforto and […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Grandy & deGrom Each Poised For Big Second Half

An article by posted on July 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Grandy & deGrom Each Poised For Big Second Half

As the week before the All-Star break wrapped up, the New York Mets were looking to close the gap between the division leading Washington Nationals, as they came in to Queens for a four game set. While the Mets came back to beat the Nationals 9-7 in Thursday night’s opener, the Mets would eventually lose […]

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Granderson Providing Spark Since Return

An article by posted on July 8, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Providing Spark Since Return

In last night’s 9-7 win over the first place Washington Nationals, the New York Mets lineup all took part in the fun, getting contributions from everyone in the starting lineup including a pinch-hit double from Kelly Johnson and the 5th inning go-ahead homer off the bat of red hot Wilmer Flores. Right fielder Curtis Granderson […]

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