Tag: Daniel Murphy

Zeroing In On 161 Games Played, Murphy Is The Mets’ Man Of Steel

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
Zeroing In On 161 Games Played, Murphy Is The Mets’ Man Of Steel

Terry Collins praised second baseman Daniel Murphy for staying in the lineup down the stretch while battling nagging issues, according to ESPN. Last night’s win over the Marlins was Murphy’s 145th game of the season, and he could play in 161 of the team’s 162 games this year. “Make no mistake, Dan’s beat up,” Collins said. “He plays […]

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Red Sox Unlikely To Make Stephen Drew A Qualifying Offer, Mets Could Zero In

An article by posted on September 13, 2013 0 Comments
Red Sox Unlikely To Make Stephen Drew A Qualifying Offer, Mets Could Zero In

Last week, Andy Martino of New York Daily News, reported that the Mets could pursue a free agent shortstop this offseason and added that this upcoming offseason could be the the most important one for the Mets in several years. In talking with a Mets front office person, he learned that the Mets are very open to spending […]

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Mets Struggle Again, Swept By Nationals At Citi

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Struggle Again, Swept By Nationals At Citi

If an incompetent team loses in an empty stadium, but nobody is there to see it… do the anguished cries of Mets Fans everywhere make a sound? The Mets (64-81) lost to the Nationals (77-69) by a score of 7-2 Thursday afternoon, sealing a 4-game sweep for Washington on the road. Aaron Harang started for […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Wheeler Tries To Stop Slide, Mets Remember 9/11

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals vs Mets: Wheeler Tries To Stop Slide, Mets Remember 9/11

Nationals at Mets • 7:10 PM Zack Wheeler (7-4, 3.38) vs Dan Haren (8-13, 5.23) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Matt den Dekker – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Ruben Tejada – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game Preview The Mets did better last night than […]

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Tejada To Start At Short Tonight, Will Play Bulk Of Remaining Games

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
Tejada To Start At Short Tonight, Will Play Bulk Of Remaining Games

Ruben Tejada will start at shortstop on Wednesday night against the Nationals, according to Terry Collins, and will get the bulk of the starts at short the rest of the season. “Everybody’s allowed to have a bad year. Everybody,” manager Terry Collins said. “He might look at this, 2013, as Ruben Tejada’s worst year. He […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Gee Looks For 12th Win, Lagares Batting Second, Murphy Third

An article by posted on September 10, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals vs Mets: Gee Looks For 12th Win, Lagares Batting Second, Murphy Third

Nationals at Mets • 7:10 PM Dillon Gee (11-9, 3.53) vs Jordan Zimmermann (16-8, 3.30) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Matt den Dekker – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee – RHP Game Preview The […]

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MMO Mailbag: Do You Believe The Mets Will Spend This Offseason?

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Do You Believe The Mets Will Spend This Offseason?

John B. asks… Do you really believe the Mets will spend this offseason or that they will contend in 2014? Joe D. replies… In a word, yes. I do believe they will spend as they do have many areas they need to address, and they are fresh out of All Star caliber players to trade […]

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Stephen Drew and Yunel Escobar Among Shortstops Mets Will Consider This Offseason

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Stephen Drew and Yunel Escobar Among Shortstops Mets Will Consider This Offseason

The Mets could pursue a free agent shortstop this offseason, according to Andy Martino of New York Daily News. Martino, who has spent the last three days schmoozing with the Mets and covering for Kevin Burkhardt, says the upcoming Winter could be the the most important for the Mets in several years. In talking with a Mets […]

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Fair or Foul: Not So Fast On Trading Bobby Parnell…

An article by posted on September 4, 2013 0 Comments
Fair or Foul: Not So Fast On Trading Bobby Parnell…

For a team that after three seasons still has so many holes to fill, I find it amazing how many times I read posts about trading away the few productive players we do have for either more prospects or merely for the fact that arbitration is approaching. Yesterday, in a post on MetsBlog announcing that […]

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Torres Turns In Great Performance, But Anemic Mets Offense Falters In 3-1 Loss To Atlanta

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Torres Turns In Great Performance, But Anemic Mets Offense Falters In 3-1 Loss To Atlanta

This had the feel of a real Mets game, guys — I do not know about you all, but I had an eerie feeling that the 1-0 score was never going to hold. The Mets were staked to a 1-0 lead after a Daniel Murphy RBI double in the top of the sixth, while Carlos […]

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