Tag: Daniel Murphy

The Benchwarmers 2: Starring Nick Evans

An article by posted on March 8, 2010 0 Comments

First I would like to thank Sach for bringing this to my attention. Back in 2008 the Mets were desperate to shake up the lineup and get guys to play harder. They decided to bring up the young first baseman Nick Evans. He was dominating in AA and got the call to play left field […]

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I Like Ike – Mets Need To Bring Davis North…

An article by posted on March 5, 2010 0 Comments

This past offseason, the merciless bashing of the Mets organization seemed to reach it’s zenith. If you listened to talk radio and read all the blogs and papers you would have thought Omar Minaya was the boogieman. Was the criticism justified? That question won’t be answered until after the season. Or, maybe it will be […]

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Jerry Divulging Secrets Again… Or Is He?

An article by posted on March 3, 2010 0 Comments

In his recent “discussion” with Mike Francesca on WFAN, Jerry Manuel discussed his “predictions” for the upcoming season.  He is always very candid and forthcoming in his interviews, this was no different.   Among other things, Jerry admitted that Jon Niese and Daniel Murphy were the leaders to start the season at their respective starting […]

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Time To Step Up – Part 2, Infielders

An article by posted on February 23, 2010 0 Comments

Last week I wrote how it was time for the pitchers on this team to step up to plate for the upcoming 2010 season.  This week I’ll be looking at how the infield needs to step up and make 2010 a successful season. Rod Barajas: With the signing of Rod Barajas we finally (hopefully) are […]

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Poll Results: Mets First Base Outlook

An article by posted on February 21, 2010 0 Comments

A few days ago, my co-writer Danny Krieger wrote a nice post pitting the recently acquired Mike Jacobs against the incumbent Daniel Murphy. I decided to do a quick 4-day poll to see what our readers thought about the Mets first base situation going into the 2010 season. Here are those results: And the winner […]

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Murphy Vs. Jacobs: And The Winner Is?

An article by posted on February 18, 2010 0 Comments

“For my best friend, who loves Jake despite his low OBP, his iron glove, and his obsession with his hair. Thanks for always being there for me Pam, the way you wish Jake would be for your fantasy team.” Said by Amanda Cornoyer – The sponsor of Mike Jacobs’s Baseball Reference Page I am admittedly […]

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Time To Step Up – Part 1, Pitching

An article by posted on February 16, 2010 0 Comments

Pitchers and catchers are arriving in Port St. Lucie, workouts will be starting shortly and soon exhibition games will be played in Florida.  The Mets will be trying to erase the 2009 season and focus on winning in 2010.  There a lot of question marks coming into the 2010 season for the Mets such as […]

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A Couple of Mets Roster Notes

An article by posted on February 9, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the New York Daily News, Angel Pagan and the Mets avoided arbitration and have agreed to a one year contract that will pay the center fielder $1.45 million. Pagan had originally requested $1.8 million whereas the team filed for $1.275 million. Therefore, they are paying him a little bit under […]

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Batting 6th and Playing 1B, #28, Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on February 6, 2010 0 Comments

I am a passenger on the Daniel Murphy bandwagon.  I’ve been defending Daniel all winter and will continue doing so.  Whether you agree or not, see the writing on the wall.  Murphy will be the Mets starting 1st baseman this year.  My prediction is that Daniel will prove his detractors wrong and have a breakout […]

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I Want Hudson On The Team

An article by posted on January 26, 2010 0 Comments

For the last 2 off seasons Met fans have been debating furiously with each other on whether or not the Mets should sign Orlando Hudson.  I believe the pro Hudson fans last season wanted him for the simple fact that Hudson is not Luis Castillo.  Whatever other skills Hudson possessed did not matter to Met […]

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