Tag: Daniel Murphy

Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

Adam Rubin (ESPN) reported that the Mets now plan on starting Lucas Duda against left-handed pitching this year.  “He just faced two of the best lefties in the game and went up there with a great approach,” said manager Terry Collins, who was referring to Duda’s recent success against AL veteran southpaws David Price and […]

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Matt Reynolds Is Making His Presence Known

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Reynolds Is Making His Presence Known

Matt Reynolds has impressed many within the Mets organization this spring, continuing on his stellar development that spanned over two minor league levels last season. Mike Puma (NY Post) recently discussed the meteoric rise of the 24 year old prospect who is considered a multi-faceted player with the potential to see major league time soon. “He’s probably not that […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

RHP Zack Wheeler makes his Grapefruit League debut this afternoon as the New York Mets take on the Miami Marlins at 1:10 PM at Tradition Field. The Marlins will counter with former Yankee David Phelps. The game will air live on SNY. Wheeler allowed two hits and two walks in 1 2/3 innings in the […]

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Murphy Leaves Game With Contusion On Hand

An article by posted on March 6, 2015 0 Comments
Murphy Leaves Game With Contusion On Hand

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy left today’s game in the second inning after he was struck in the top of the right hand on a pitch from Detroit Tigers ace David Price. The Mets later announced Murphy had suffered a contusion, and that he’s leaving to get precautionary X-Rays on his hand. Murphy says it […]

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Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

Manager Terry Collins spoke with Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com and fully supported the way David Wright handled the situation with top prospect Noah Syndergaard on Tuesday afternoon. “There’s a code of conduct in a professional locker room. Our captain thought it was abused and therefore he took action. I’m on his side. I’m sure there’s […]

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Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

Mark Simon of ESPN,  took to GM Sandy Alderson’s “10 win” comments from earlier this month and decided to measure that improvement in WAR.  After compiling a total of 29.6 WAR last year (ESPN WAR not FanGraphs), a 10 win improvement would put the Mets a shade under an overall total of 40.  According to Simon,”nine teams […]

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Will Murphy Get Traded At Deadline?

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Will Murphy Get Traded At Deadline?

Alex asks… Do you think the Mets will trade Daniel Murphy before the trade deadline? It’s pretty clear they are not extending him. Let’s say the Mets go into July with a slim one game lead on the second wild card (I wish!) and Daniel Murphy is having another All Star season and in the […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Jenrry Mejia, Agree On $2.6 Million Contract

An article by posted on January 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Jenrry Mejia, Agree On $2.6 Million Contract

The Mets and Jenrry Mejia have agreed to a one year deal for 2.595 million to avoid arbitration, according to Jon Heyman. Mejia had filed for $3.0 million while the Mets initially offered $2.1 million. Mejia will likely start the season as the Mets closer no matter what Terry Collins keeps saying about it being […]

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MMO Mailbag: Is Daniel Murphy A Mid-Season Trade Candidate?

An article by posted on January 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Is Daniel Murphy A Mid-Season Trade Candidate?

Alex asks… I have a question about Daniel Murphy. Let’s say the Mets are in the thick of a fight for the division a game out of first. Murphy is having a typical season and is in the top five in doubles, runs and base hits while batting .285. Will the Mets trade him at […]

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Olney: Dilson Herrera Will Be An All-Star Within Three Years

An article by posted on January 17, 2015 0 Comments
Olney: Dilson Herrera Will Be An All-Star Within Three Years

Earlier this week in front of an audience at Pitch Talks, Buster Olney of ESPN.com stated that Mets prospect Dilson Herrera will be an All-Star second baseman within three years, and that Daniel Murphy is just holding down his spot. “I can tell you, having talked with people on other teams, they think Herrera is […]

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