Tag: Daniel Murphy

Parnell Is Going Nowhere And I’d Bet Murphy Is Safe Too

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Parnell Is Going Nowhere And I’d Bet Murphy Is Safe Too

Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that a source told him the Mets do not intend to trade Bobby Parnell as the trade deadline approaches and consider him to be a “valuable” piece for the team. Martino says this supports Alderson’s claim that he could be a buyer at the trade deadline and […]

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Are Valdespin’s Days As A Met Numbered?

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Are Valdespin’s Days As A Met Numbered?

Please, join me as I throw a handful of dirt on the coffin of Jordany Valdespin’s career as a New York Met. The one I used to call El Dramático for his ability to spark rallies and hit long home runs is getting playing time for one reason: he’s being shopped. Don’t expect him to […]

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Cubs vs Mets: Tejada Not Close To Returning, Byrd Batting Cleanup

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments
Cubs vs Mets: Tejada Not Close To Returning, Byrd Batting Cleanup

Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Scott Feldman (5-5, 3.22) vs Jonathon Niese (3-5, 4.24) Citi Field, Flushing • 1:10 PM  Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin – 2B Daniel Murphy – 1B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – LF Justin Turner – SS Anthony Recker – C Juan Lagares – CF Jonathon Niese – LHP […]

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Mets Fall To 14 Games Below .500 After 6-3 Loss To Cubs

An article by posted on June 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Fall To 14 Games Below .500 After 6-3 Loss To Cubs

Daniel Murphy drove in two, but it wasn’t nearly enough for the Mets.   The Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets by the score of 6-3 tonight at Citi Field. The loss dropped the Mets to 14 games under .500 for the first time this season. Shaun Marcum was in trouble early and struggled […]

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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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