Tag: David Wright

Offensively, 2005-2008 Seasons Are Starting To Look Like The Good Old Days

An article by posted on June 2, 2013 0 Comments
Offensively, 2005-2008 Seasons Are Starting To Look Like The Good Old Days

The Mets have just two legitimate major league hitters in their lineup; David Wright and Daniel Murphy. When the two of them are hot and the Mets get a good pitching performance, the odds are pretty good that they will gut out a win and perhaps even reel off a five game winning streak. But […]

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Marlins Phenom Jose Fernandez Silences Mets In 8-1 Loss

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins Phenom Jose Fernandez Silences Mets In 8-1 Loss

Jose Fernandez, the 20-year old Marlins pitching phenom, suffocated the Mets tonight as Miami beat them by the score of 8-1 to take their second straight game of the series. Collin McHugh made his first start of the season and he was in trouble right from the start. The righthander lasted just four innings and […]

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Who Carried The Mets Lunchpail In May?

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments
Who Carried The Mets Lunchpail In May?

Daniel Murphy’s college coach called him Joe Lunchpail; a blue collar guy who, for his age, “… knows as much about hitting as anybody out there,” said Terry Alexander, Jacksonville University Dolphins. “He wants to take it to a science.” Murphy hit .317 during the month of May, including 10 doubles. He is second in […]

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Mets Hit A Wall In Miami, Fall 5-1 To Marlins

An article by posted on May 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Hit A Wall In Miami, Fall 5-1 To Marlins

So much for those dreams of an 8-game winning streak… The Mets lost the opener of their three game series with the Marlins by the score of 5-1 tonight in Miami. Shaun Marcum started and was in search of his first win of the season. But after cruising through six innings and matching zeroes with […]

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Mets vs Marlins Open Thread: Who’s Up For A Fish Fry?

An article by posted on May 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Marlins Open Thread: Who’s Up For A Fish Fry?

Starting Lineup Omar Quintanilla – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda –LF John Buck – C Rick Ankiel – CF Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Shaun Marcum – RHP Game Notes The Mets have won five games in a row for the first time since May 5-9, […]

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Mets vs Yankees: Turner At 1B Leading Off, Lagares In CF, Quintanilla At SS

An article by posted on May 30, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Yankees: Turner At 1B Leading Off, Lagares In CF, Quintanilla At SS

Starting Lineup Justin Turner – 1B Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B John Buck - DH Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF Anthony Recker – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Game Notes Prior to tonight’s game, the Mets placed infielder Ruben Tejada on the 15-Day Disabled List with […]

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Some Observations During The Mets’ Four-Game Winning Streak

An article by posted on May 30, 2013 0 Comments
Some Observations During The Mets’ Four-Game Winning Streak

After a brief hiatus taking finals, I’m back to subject myself to more repetitive anxiety by watching Mets games. It’s been interesting to step away for a week and come back with a fresh perspective. Things have changed a bit. The Mets have a four-game winning streak for one. There are some things that haven’t […]

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Six Moves The Mets Could Make To Give This Team A Jolt

An article by posted on May 29, 2013 0 Comments
Six Moves The Mets Could Make To Give This Team A Jolt

1. Fire Dave Hudgens – Call it bad luck, poor execution or just a failed approach, whatever Hudgens is doing or trying to do has been a massive failure. There are no success stories in his wake and too many good hitters with promise that have regressed. Every failed season needs a fall guy, and […]

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Mets at Yankees: Tejada Leads Off, Duda Cleanup, Davis Eighth, Hefner Looks For First Win

An article by posted on May 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets at Yankees: Tejada Leads Off, Duda Cleanup, Davis Eighth, Hefner Looks For First Win

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – DH John Buck – C Rick Ankiel – CF Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Mike Baxter – LF Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes The Mets have won three games in a row for the […]

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The Mets Blueprint To Relevancy And Championship Caliber Baseball

An article by posted on May 29, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Blueprint To Relevancy And Championship Caliber Baseball

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, has a must-read post on what the Mets blueprint or “plan” is going forward and unsurprisingly it’s all about the starting pitching. A National League executive told Kernan that “the Mets have the best pitching in the minor leagues bar none. They are really, really deep in starting […]

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