Tag: David Wright

The Secret To Bartolo Colon’s Success

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
The Secret To Bartolo Colon’s Success

Bartolo Colon has a secret, but not for long. When the New York Mets signed Colon to a two-year, $20 million deal prior to the 2014 season, fans and the media scoffed at investing in an aging veteran pitcher. Colon is now 41, but honestly, his physique suggests he’s closer to 55. What we saw — […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

The Mets (20-14) fell to the Cubs (18-15) 2-1 tonight although despite a spectacular game from the Dark Knight. Matt Harvey pitched seven strong innings, allowing three hits, two walks and no earned runs while striking out nine Cubs. Carlos Torres came in to pitch the 8th. He gave up a one-out single to Addison […]

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If It Happens, Mets Seem Well Equipped To Usher In The DH

An article by posted on May 9, 2015 0 Comments
If It Happens, Mets Seem Well Equipped To Usher In The DH

Designated Hitter. The concept invokes a variety of opinions, however, the majority of National League baseball fans view it unfavorably. There’s great arguments on both sides, it would benefit the game in many ways and certainly add more excitement. However, it would also mark the end of a tradition that has held strong for decades, […]

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Trending Up and Down: Familia, Lagares Doing It All For Mets

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Trending Up and Down: Familia, Lagares Doing It All For Mets

Trending Up #1 A Perfect 10 For 10 Jeurys Familia has 10 saves (T- 1st in MLB) in as many opportunities this year. He is striking out 10.80 batters per nine innings with a sparkling 1.35 ERA. The NY Mets have one of the hottest closers in the game right now and if the offense, […]

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3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

3 Concerns To Keep An Eye On 1. Defense Holding On By A Thread The Mets are 5-7 on the road this year and the middle infield defense has played a large part in those results. Wilmer Flores and Daniel Murphy have shown signs of life at the plate, but aside from a few long […]

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Lessons From My Dad… And Gil Hodges

An article by posted on April 24, 2015 0 Comments
Lessons From My Dad… And Gil Hodges

It was one of the most memorable games in team history. And I had the luck of good timing (or maybe bad timing) to be in the stands. No, it wasn’t June 1, 2012 when Johan Santana hurled the Mets first no-no. It wasn’t October 19, 2006 when Endy Chavez defied the laws of gravity and […]

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4 Up & 4 Down: The Good, the Bad, and the Freaking Awesome

An article by posted on April 20, 2015 0 Comments
4 Up & 4 Down: The Good, the Bad, and the Freaking Awesome

4 Up 1. A Significant Start The Mets have pulled off there second straight sweep and eighth straight win, taking 4 out of 4 from the Miami Marlins. The Mets are now 10-3 on the season which has only happened twice before in team history, in 1986 and in 2006, when they won the NL […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Down Goes Philly, Break Out The Brooms

An article by posted on April 16, 2015 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Down Goes Philly, Break Out The Brooms

3 Up 1. Mets Are Fired Up! Mets ace, Matt Harvey, not only elevates the play of his teammates, but he elevates their passion to win as well. Tuesday night’s match-up was a contest to see who had more fire, more of a burning desire to win. As important as it was for the Mets […]

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Mets Need To Maximize Duda and d’Arnaud

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Need To Maximize Duda and d’Arnaud

Lost in the midst of a thrilling win over the Philadelphia Phillies last night was the fact that the Mets starting catcher, Travis d’Arnaud, plated yet another run last night. He continues to lead the team in that category with seven RBI’s in as many games. Lucas Duda has also emerged as the best all-around […]

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Wright Pulls Right Hamstring, Could Be Heading To DL

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Pulls Right Hamstring, Could Be Heading To DL

The team announced that third baseman David Wright suffered a right hamstring pull sliding into second base while attempting to steal in the eighth inning. Wright will have an MRI on Wednesday morning to determine the severity and grade of the hamstring injury. Utility infielder Eric Campbell is on his way to New York in case Wright […]

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