Tag: David Wright

Thankfully The 2011 Mets Season Is Finally Over

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
Thankfully The 2011 Mets Season Is Finally Over

Put It In The Books! The Mets 2011 season is finally over! What can I say about the Mets 2011 season except thankfully it has finally come to an end. Coming into this season I didn’t expect much and in turn we didn’t get much from this team Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins put out […]

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The Myth of the Franchise Player

An article by posted on September 18, 2011 0 Comments
The Myth of the Franchise Player

Synonymous with the New York Mets is Tom Seaver. “Tom Terrific” is known as “The Franchise,” the player who was singularly responsible for making the Mets relevant. Adding him to the pitching staff with the likes of Jerry Koosman, Gary Gentry and Nolan Ryan, and coupling him with players like Cleon Jones and Tommie Agee, […]

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Why Do So Many Mets Fans Hate David Wright?

An article by posted on September 16, 2011 0 Comments

I haven’t done one of these in a while, but I got an email from one of our readers yesterday that basically asked me  a few questions about Bay, Tejada and a couple of other players, but what really struck me was this: Why do so many fans hate David Wright? Everybody seems to pin […]

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Mets On The Verge Of Climbing Mt. 500 Once Again

An article by posted on September 8, 2011 0 Comments

When the Mets fell to 61-68 I began to think about how bad this might get.  They had fought so hard all season long, and now the injuries were finally starting to take their toll on this young roster.  The guys like Turner, Tejada, and Gee among others were beginning to get exposed playing everyday […]

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Duda Goes Yard Again & Bullpen Holds In Mets 6-3 Win

An article by posted on September 4, 2011 0 Comments
Duda Goes Yard Again & Bullpen Holds In Mets 6-3 Win

Mike Pelfrey had another poor outing, but the offense spearheaded by Lucas Duda’s second home run in two days rallied to snatch a win from the Nationals, 6-3. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey took the mound, and as has been a recent theme has not had his best stuff, and when he runs into that one bad […]

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Mets Hit Three HR’s, Mash Way Past Nationals 7-3

An article by posted on September 3, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Hit Three HR’s, Mash Way Past Nationals 7-3

The offense, spearheaded by a David Wright three run shot in the first never let up, and R.A. Dickey pitched a quality six innings in the Mets 7-3 win against the Nationals. Game Notes R.A. Dickey had a good outing and the definition of a quality start, going six innings allowing three runs on nine […]

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Mets Topple Marlins 7-5 As Batista Wins 100th Career Game

An article by posted on September 2, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Topple Marlins 7-5 As Batista Wins 100th Career Game

Miguel Batista pitched a solid game, and the Mets offense was buoyed by Marlins mistakes in their 7-5 win. Game Notes Miguel Batista, just recently called up and in his first MLB start as a Met, had a solid outing for his 100th career win. Batista went six innings, allowing two runs on six hits, […]

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If Only David Wright Had Progressed Like Ryan Braun

An article by posted on August 27, 2011 0 Comments
If Only David Wright Had Progressed Like Ryan Braun

Earlier today, my colleague at MMO, Jason Pafundi, wrote an interesting piece on why the Mets should consider trading David Wright.  Jason is not the first person on this site or on other sites to explore this topic.  The trading of the Mets’ third baseman is a topic that can be argued for days on […]

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Gee And Wright Fuel Mets 7-3 Win Over Padres

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments
Gee And Wright Fuel Mets 7-3 Win Over Padres

Dillon Gee pitched a great game and the offense didn’t manage many hits, but a big David Wright hit ensured the 7-3 Mets win. Game Notes Dillon Gee was in control both figuratively and literally up until the seventh inning, after being hit on the right knee in an at-bat the inning before. Gee went […]

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Niese Strong But Defense Fails In 3-2 Loss To Padres

An article by posted on August 11, 2011 0 Comments
Niese Strong But Defense Fails In 3-2 Loss To Padres

Jonathon Niese went out and had a great outing, but the Mets defense continued to struggle in their 3-2 loss to the Padres Game Notes Jonathon Niese pitched seven and two-third innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on seven hits, walking two and striking out seven. Niese had great control, and was victimized on two […]

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