Tag: Daniel Murphy

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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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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