Tag: Daniel Murphy

It’s The Pitching, Stupid…

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
It’s The Pitching, Stupid…

A lot has been made about the Mets´ offensive struggles this year and whether Citi Field has been detrimental in that regard. And indeed, the collective performance of David Wright and Curtis Granderson has been well below expectations in 2014 thus far. Both currently are sporting an OPS well over.150 points below their career norms. […]

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From Left Field: Smart Baseball Is Key For Mets

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Smart Baseball Is Key For Mets

We were riding high on Monday and Tuesday. The offense was clicking, especially with the long ball, and the defense made a few key plays to increase the Mets winning streak to six games over the Yankees. But then last night happened. Before I get long-winded, Masahiro Tanaka is looking like a bona fide ace. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 5, Mets 4

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the New York Mets by the score of 5-4 on Saturday at Citi Field. For the Mets it was their fifth straight loss and it dropped them all alone in last place in the NL East with a 16-19 record. Dillon Gee started the game and didn’t have his best stuff, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 3, Mets 2

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 3, Mets 2

The Mets lost their fourth straight game as the Phillies beat them 3-2 in extra-innings on Friday night at Citi Field. Jenrry Mejia started and allowed two earned runs on six hits and three walks while striking out four. The young righty labored from the start and a Domonic Brown RBI single in the fifth would send […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Rockies 1

An article by posted on May 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Rockies 1

The Mets (16-14) beat the Rockies (19-14) by a score of 5-1 on Sunday afternoon in Colorado to salvage the final game of their four-game series. Dillon Gee got the start for the Mets and was once again solid, tossing six-plus scoreless innings while striking out 5 and allowing only 6 hits and a walk. […]

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How About Some Offense, Please?

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
How About Some Offense, Please?

  According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, manager Terry Collins suggested he might give our current lineup a month — with Curtis Granderson No. 2, Daniel Murphy No. 4 and Lucas Duda No. 6 — before eventually placing Duda in the cleanup spot. “We’ve put a lot on Lucas’ plate in the past week,” Collins said about the reluctance to […]

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MMO Morning Grind: The Grind Is Back!

An article by posted on April 9, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: The Grind Is Back!

Good morning, Mets fans… I’m excited to announce that I have been tasked with bringing the “MMO Morning Grind”— which Joe D used to run a couple years ago— back from the dead. The Morning Grind is a daily feature where I’ll talk about something that stood out to me in the previous night’s game, the […]

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Boomer and Carton Completely Out of Line with Murphy Comments

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Boomer and Carton Completely Out of Line with Murphy Comments

For those who haven’t seen, Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on WFAN stirred up some controversy this morning regarding Daniel Murphy‘s paternity leave this week, criticizing him for taking time off after his son was born. Murphy is expected to be back with the team on Thursday, but has been away from the team since […]

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Boomer and Carton to Daniel Murphy: Get Your Ass Back To Work!

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Boomer and Carton to Daniel Murphy: Get Your Ass Back To Work!

April 2 Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason of WFAN ripped Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy for taking paternity leave rather to be with his wife in Florida after the birth of his son. Said Esiason, “Get your ass back to work.” Wow… Neil Best of Newsday also reported that WFAN’s Mike Francesa dedicated an entire […]

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Video: Must See Play By Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
Video: Must See Play By Daniel Murphy

Why is this man laughing? I’ll tell you why, it’s because he just shocked the shit out of this guy… That’s Washington Nationals’ phenom Bryce Harper, who just got robbed of a basehit by Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy. With one out in the sixth in Sunday’s win against the Nationals, Harper laid down a bunt to […]

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