Tag: Daniel Murphy

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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If At First You Don’t Succeed, Your Name Must Be Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on October 11, 2009 0 Comments

There has been much debate since the season ended for the Mets, on whether the Mets should get a first baseman or stick with Daniel Murphy. Here is how Daniel Murphy ranks among all qualifying National League first baseman with 450 or more at-bats. As you can see from the above chart, Murphy is woefully deficient […]

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Hideki Matsui To The Mets? Just Say No!

An article by posted on October 10, 2009 0 Comments

In Newsday, David Lennon posted an interesting article about the possibility of Godzilla coming ashore in Flushing next season.  I hope Omar Minaya doesn’t read that article.  We don’t need him to get inspired by it. The Mets need a power hitter who can play left field or first base.  Hideki Matsui hit 28 HR […]

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Murphy, Francesa, and the Future

An article by posted on October 7, 2009 0 Comments

Here is some background about me in regards to Daniel Murphy. I fully admit I am a “mark,” for him. In August of 2008, I went on mets.com and bought a blue Mets t-shirt with Mr. Met on the front and Murphy’s name and number on the back. It’s a pretty awesome shirt to be […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Month For September!

An article by posted on October 7, 2009 0 Comments

A met fan can only hope that when he’s praising a player for performance in September, it’s because he played well in the games that mattered. Obviously, that’s not the case. However, I still feel the need remains to identify and praise the players that showcase their skills over an extended period of time. It’s […]

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