Tag: Daniel Murphy

Random Stats and Thoughts

An article by posted on July 22, 2009 0 Comments

We can beat a dead horse all day long about how bad and disappointing the 2009 Mets have become, and how we’re going to have to endure a few months of meaningless baseball now that all hope for the playoffs is basically lost.  So instead of beating the horse, I’m just going to point out […]

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So Who’s Our First Baseman In 2010?

An article by posted on July 10, 2009 0 Comments

It’s been such a trying season… You try and maintain some semblance of optimism, but at some point you become overwhelmed with the errors, running miscues, lack of fundamentals, etc. Everyone is blaming the injuries for this Mets debacle ever since Carlos Delgado first hit the disabled list. But what happens next season when Carlos […]

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Ollie Walks Seven, But Mets Hang On To Beat Dodgers 5-4

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets finally snapped their four-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday night. Oliver Perez made his long anticipated return to the mound, but he was as erratic as ever as he toiled through five innings while throwing 108 pitches. He allowed just two runs and was very lucky it wasn’t a […]

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I Have A Couple Of Axes To Grind This Morning

An article by posted on June 27, 2009 0 Comments

In what turned out to be the one and only opportunity for the Mets to breakthrough and rough up C.C. Sabathia, the Mets blew a golden opportunity. Actually, let me clarify that and say Jerry Manuel blew a golden opportunity. In the fifth inning, after Gary Sheffield broke up Sabathia’s perfect game with a lead-off solo […]

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Nieve Expectations, Murphy Hot, Santana Not

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

Two starts in and Fernando Nieve is looking like a solid waiver wire pickup, although we’ve been down this road before with guys like Alay Soler, Jorge Sosa and most recently Nelson Figueroa. Lets just temper our expectations a little before we start getting a little bit too giddy. Nieve had a 4.91 ERA at Class-AA […]

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Does Jerry Manuel Understand What Statistics Mean?

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

In a little while the Mets will be hosting baseball tonight at Citi Field, going up against the American League Champions Tampa Bay Rays.  The Rays will be starting Andy Sonnanstine.  Sonnanstine is currently 5-6 with an ERA of 6.65 in 13 games started.  Left handed batters are hitting .249 against him while right handed […]

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Fantasy Focus: Daniel Murphy – First Baseman of the Future?

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

There’s a big hole in the Mets lineup left by the absence of Carlos Delgado.  Which is surprising considering that sparkplug/leadoff man and all star SS – Jose Reyes has also been missing – however his replacement – Alex Cora has actually played reasonably well. The big dropoff in production has been our platoon of […]

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Mets vs Orioles – Lineup, Sheffield, A Tiny Rant, And Some Thanks

An article by posted on June 16, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets get set to rebound from a pretty bad week of baseball tonight, when they take on the Baltimore Orioles. Mike Pelfrey (4-2, 4.68 ERA) Pelfrey was locked in for the first six innings against the Phillies on Wednesday, allowing two hits and one run. Things unraveled in the seventh, though; he surrendered three […]

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What Are The Mets Planning In Regard To Daniel Murphy and Fernando Martinez?

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have announced their lineup for tonight’s game against the Phillies and it’s the same lineup that won the game for us last night.  I’m not concerned about that, they won the game but there are two players who will be sitting on the bench tonight that do concern me: Daniel Murphy and Fernando […]

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Jerry Manuel, I’m Just Not That Into Right Now!

An article by posted on June 2, 2009 0 Comments

This is not a knee jerk reaction after last night’s horrible defeat.  Last season after Willie Randolph was fired and Jerry Manuel took over I thought it was the right decision.  As the Mets tried to make the playoffs last season I was really impressed with Jerry Manuel.  When the Mets lost on the last […]

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