Tag: Daniel Murphy

Mets Need To Pass On Delgado

An article by posted on January 12, 2010 0 Comments

This past week Carlos Delgado played baseball for the first time in months in Puerto Rico.  The Mets as we know are down on that beautful Island right now scouting him, deciding whether or not to offer him a contract for the 2010 season.  Reports coming out of Puerto Rico is Delgado doesn’t move well. […]

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Is Delgado The Most Logical Choice At First Base?

An article by posted on November 29, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post told me that the Mets are not looking to block the arrival of first base prospect Ike Davis because they view him as an All Star first baseman waiting in the wings. Judging by what we’ve seen and heard from several scouts and MLB executives, maybe the […]

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Driving in Runs Big Goal for 2010

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

It’s not always easy to find things to write about this time of year other than hot stove talk and trade/free agent rumors.  So I decided to look at some of the final stats from 2009.  You know, those dismal numbers that contributed to one of the worst seasons the Mets have had in years.  […]

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Murphy’s (Daniel) Law

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

Oh god.  Not another article on Daniel Murphy.  Too bad.  It’s my turn. Mets fans are obsessed with Daniel Murphy. Every Mets fan has an opinion on Daniel Murphy.  In an ideal world, many fans would like to see Daniel complete his home grown development and become a star in New York.  Unfortunately, patience is […]

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Forget The O-Dog, Mets Should Pursue Brandon Phillips

An article by posted on November 11, 2009 0 Comments

With the Winter Meetings already underway, Mets GM Omar Minaya (or according to some, Jeff Wilpon in disguise) is faced with the daunting task of building a World Series contending team for 2010. Aside from the obvious needs of a left fielder and a top-of-the-rotation starting pitcher, Minaya has made it clear that the team […]

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Daniel Murphy Could Be The New Lou Gehrig

An article by posted on November 10, 2009 0 Comments

Disclaimer: I’m not talking statistically, but the story is the same. Erudite baseball fans know Wally Pipp as the possessor of the most famous headache in baseball history.  In his own words, “the most expensive asprins in history.”  On June 2, 1925, Pipp told Yankee manager Miller Huggins he needed to sit that day out… […]

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Mets Should Take A Look At Conor Jackson

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

While the Mets consider the virtues of Daniel Murphy as their starting first baseman in 2010, Mets fans continue to debate his pros and cons. Several other first base options are also being weighed in the balance including stop gaps like Aubrey Huff or Russell Branyan, and multi-year options like Adam La Roche, Jorge Cantu and Nick Johnson. […]

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Adrian Gonzalez To The Mets: Deal Or No Deal?

An article by posted on October 31, 2009 0 Comments

Interesting news here on Adrian Gonzalez.  Chris Ello at 619Sports.net (a blog that discusses San Diego sports) has noticed that the Padres did not include any photos of slugging first baseman Adrian Gonzalez in the ticket brochures they mailed out to past season ticket holders.  It seems like an odd move for the Padres to […]

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Does Aubrey Huff Make Sense For The Mets?

An article by posted on October 26, 2009 0 Comments

With the news coming out over the weekend that the Detroit Tigers do not intend on bringing back slugger, Aubrey Huff, next season; the Mets now have another potential candidate to play first base next season. The soon-to-be 33 year-old first base seems like a perfect fit to bridge the gap between the incumbent, Daniel […]

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Mets Want First Baseman To Pair With Murphy

An article by posted on October 18, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, the Mets will probably look for a power bat in left field and look for a right handed bat at first base to platoon with Daniel Murphy. While the Mets know they need to get an upgrade in power in left field or first base, I get […]

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