Tag: Daniel Murphy

Murphy’s Status is a Harbinger of Things to Come

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy’s Status is a Harbinger of Things to Come

The next few weeks leading up to the July 31st trade deadline will be quite telling about the future direction of the Mets and how they see themselves in 2015 and beyond. Most importantly, will Daniel Murphy stay or will he go? I still stand by my earlier statement that the team isn’t as bad as […]

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Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

If you thought being 11 games under .500 and 10 games out of first on July 3rd was evidence enough that the Mets will be sellers at the trade deadline for the fourth straight season, you are wrong. That is, of course, if you were to take anything Sandy Alderson says at face value. The […]

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In Sandy We Trust?

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
In Sandy We Trust?

Despite all of the offseason moves and despite all the talk of being a 90 win team, at 37-48, the Mets are now 11 games under .500 on July 3rd for the second consecutive year. At this point last season, the Mets were the same 37-48 featuring a lineup riddled with minor league players such […]

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The Captain Is Leading The Mets Latest Surge

An article by posted on June 23, 2014 0 Comments
The Captain Is Leading The Mets Latest Surge

Update – June 23  David Wright has hit safely in his last seven games batting .444 (12-for-27) with two home runs, six RBIs and four multi-hit games in the span. Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Wright hit 11 line drives (netting 10 hits and a sacrifice fly) and he had only nine swings and misses (three […]

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Effectively Using Fringe Prospects

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
Effectively Using Fringe Prospects

Path Of A 4A Player Every organization carries a number of players who are referred to as Quad-A material. From early on, many are deemed for this generic role. Typically, they are selected in the middle rounds of the draft and produce well enough at every level to advance to Triple A. They arrive at […]

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Alderson Fields Question On Trading Murphy

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Fields Question On Trading Murphy

Sandy Alderson met with season ticket holders before this afternoon’s game and fielded some questions. According to Adam Rubin who was on hand, someone asked Sandy whether he is looking to trade second baseman Daniel Murphy as many fans and bloggers have been speculating on Twitter. Alderson answered: “Look, we have a real appreciation for Dan […]

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Wright Leads NL All Star Balloting At Third Base

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Leads NL All Star Balloting At Third Base

MLB released their latest All-Star balloting results on Monday night, and David Wright leapfrogged the Colorado Rockies’ Nolan Arenado for the National League lead at third base. If the Mets Captain receives the most votes, it will be the sixth time in his career that he has started in the game and eighth all-star appearance overall. Wright is currently […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Pirates 2

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Pirates 2

Jon Niese trotted out to the mound on Tuesday night to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates; the first game with newly appointed hitting coach Lamar Johnson in the reins, and the Mets doubled up the Bucs by a score of 4-2. Niese set down the Pirates in order during the first inning with Juan Lagares […]

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From Left Field: Sloppy Defensive Fundamentals Dooming Amazin’s

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Sloppy Defensive Fundamentals Dooming Amazin’s

I was sitting on the edge of my seat at Citi Field last night in the top of the eighth inning with one out and runners on the corners for the Dodgers. The dangerous Hanley Ramirez was up with the Mets only down by one run. Boy did we need a double play in that […]

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Time To Pull Plug On Chris Young Experiment

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
Time To Pull Plug On Chris Young Experiment

Guaranteed playing time or not, the Mets commitment to Chris Young should not last too much longer given his recent struggles. At some point the Mets will have to pull the plug on Young and start giving his playing time to more worthy and productive players. For some odd reason manager Terry Collins decided to […]

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