Tag: Daniel Murphy

From Left Field: Plenty Of Brooklyn Cyclones Coverage This Summer

An article by posted on June 14, 2013 0 Comments
From Left Field: Plenty Of Brooklyn Cyclones Coverage This Summer

So if you Mets fans out there are anything like me, it pains you to see how poorly our favorite team is playing. Usually at this time, the team is at least still somewhat relevant and playing somewhat exciting baseball. But not this year. Sure, there are some good things to look forward to with […]

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Daniel Murphy Belongs At Second Base, Not Valdespin

An article by posted on June 12, 2013 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Belongs At Second Base, Not Valdespin

Two years ago, never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be typing the first six words of this post, but it’s true. Daniel Murphy has proven himself as a formidable second baseman in 2013, and jerking him around the diamond is not going to do him or the Mets any favors. The […]

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Cardinals vs Mets: Spin At 2B Leading Off, Murphy At 1B Batting Cleanup

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Cardinals vs Mets: Spin At 2B Leading Off, Murphy At 1B Batting Cleanup

St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Mets Michael Wacha (0-0, 5.40) vs. Jeremy Hefner (1-5, 4.36 ERA)  Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin 2B Omar Quintanilla SS David Wright 3B Daniel Murphy 1B Lucas Duda LF Marlon Byrd RF John Buck C Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF Jeremy Hefner SP Game Notes Prior to tonight’s game, the Mets will […]

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Who’s Batting Third? It Should Be Daniel Murphy.

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Who’s Batting Third? It Should Be Daniel Murphy.

Lineup design tends to follow a classic formula:  the leadoff hitter gets on base, the number two guy gets him over, the number three or four guy knocks him in. It’s that simple. Or it would be in an ideal baseball world. The Met lineup has generally been anything but ideal this season as their […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

I think all of us knew the 2013 Mets were not a playoff caliber baseball team. However I was also of the belief that although the Mets were not postseason ready, they would at least be competitive. Boy was I wrong. Here we are a week before Father’s Day, and we find the Mets in […]

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Is Sandy Alderson’s Message Getting Tired and Old?

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Is Sandy Alderson’s Message Getting Tired and Old?

Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN on Monday afternoon and had a lot to say on a variety of topics which I summarized for you below. Before that, check out what John Harper of the Daily News had to say about Sandy’s latest version of “Cry Me A River”. It was […]

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Wright Losing More Ground To Sandoval In All Star Voting

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Losing More Ground To Sandoval In All Star Voting

PLEASE DON’T LET THIS GUY BEAT DAVID WRIGHT… The second National League All-Star update has been released and six-time All-Star David Wright is losing even more ground to Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants for starting third baseman. With 1,473,381 votes, Wright now trails Sandoval by over 200,000 votes almost doubling the gap from […]

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Harvey Will Make His Scheduled Start On Thursday

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Will Make His Scheduled Start On Thursday

Terry Collins just told reporters that Matt Harvey will make his next scheduled start on Thursday against the Cardinals. Go ahead and plan accordingly for Harvey Day… In the eighth inning of last night’s 20-inning 2-1 loss to the Marlins, Harvey was removed from his start with tightness in his lower back. He was cruising before being […]

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Marlins vs Mets: Collins Pencils ‘Spin and Lagares Into Today’s Lineup

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins vs Mets: Collins Pencils ‘Spin and Lagares Into Today’s Lineup

Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets Sunday, June 9, 1:10 PM EDT, Citi Field Jon Niese (4.40 ERA) vs. Tom Koehler (3.70 ERA)  Starting Lineup Omar Quintanilla – SS Jordany Valdespin – RF David Wright – 3B Daniel Murphy – 2B Mike Baxter – LF Ike Davis – 1B Anthony Recker – C Juan Lagares – CF Jonathon […]

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Mets In Danger Of Becoming MLB’s Worst Hitting Team

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
Mets In Danger Of Becoming MLB’s Worst Hitting Team

With the Miami Marlins rolling into Citi Field tonight and the memory of their sweep over the Mets still fresh in our minds, here is some added incentive for the Mets to come out swinging this evening. Entering tonight’s contest, the Mets are hitting .228 as a team, baseball’s second-worst average. The only team worse […]

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