Tag: David Wright

Maybe Defense IS Important: The Downfall of the Mets

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Maybe Defense IS Important: The Downfall of the Mets

From the beginning of the season, defense had seemed to be a big question, but one the Mets front office seemed to ignore for the sake of offense. While the offense has been good if not great this season, the runs the defense has cost the Mets is definitely showing differential in the pitchers FIP, […]

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Crucial 10 Game Homestand Faces Mets Starting Tonight!

An article by posted on August 1, 2011 0 Comments
Crucial 10 Game Homestand Faces Mets Starting Tonight!

With the Mets 7 1/2 games behind the wild card leading Atlanta Braves, but still having two months to go in the season, I’m not one to give up and give in concerning the Amazin’s playoff chances here in 2011. After the trade of closer Francisco Rodriguez the night of the All-Star game, and then […]

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Parnell Blows Mets Comeback In 3-2 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on July 31, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese went five and one-third innings, and Bobby Parnell ruined a comeback attempt in their 3-2 loss against the Nationals Game Notes Jonathon Niese looked very good for five innings, and then came unraveled in the sixth, allowing three straight doubles. Jonathon’s final line was five and one-third innings, allowing two runs on eight […]

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5 In A Row! Mets Beat Wang in 8-5 Win Against Nationals

An article by posted on July 30, 2011 0 Comments
5 In A Row! Mets Beat Wang in 8-5 Win Against Nationals

The Mets offense jumped on Nationals starting Chien Ming Wang early, and Dillon Gee pitched a quality game in their 8-5 win. Game Notes Dillon Gee was on point today, and without one defensive miscue may have only allowed one run for his entire outing. Gee went six and two third innings, allowing three runs […]

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Daniel Murphy Can Flat Out Rake

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

In Monday night’s thrilling 4-2 defeat of the Reds, we were reminded yet again just how much Daniel Murphy has evolved as a hitter. With his two doubles, including his two-run scoring double in the 7th, Murphy now sits just four doubles behind teammate Carlos Beltran for the National League lead. Quietly, the young 26-year-old utility man has […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 16)

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments
MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 16)

And so it begins, and so it begins… Everyone is already wishing Carlos Beltran goodbye and I must do the same in due time. Carlos Beltran has done a great job for the Mets in the past – but for now, I’ll just focus on last week. He put up some nice numbers over the […]

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Parnell Blows Save, Mets Fall To Marlins 5-4

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had a shaky start, and Bobby Parnell blew the game in the eighth inning as the Mets lost 5-4 to the Marlins. Game Notes Dillon Gee had a rough outing, giving up three runs on seven hits, walking three and striking out three. It took Gee 96 pitches to get through five innings, […]

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Wright On Time, Pelfrey Struggles, Mets Win 7-6

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright On Time, Pelfrey Struggles, Mets Win 7-6

Mike Pelfrey had another mixed outing, and the return of David Wright helped the Mets in their 7-6 win against the Marlins Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had yet another uneven outing, but this one was marred by control issues and some bad defense. Mike went six innings, allowing four runs on five hits, walking four […]

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Wright’s Return Perfect Timing, Considering Beltran Is As Good As Gone

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright’s Return Perfect Timing, Considering Beltran Is As Good As Gone

Given that outfielder Carlos Beltran is all but guaranteed to be moved at some point here before the July 31st non-waiver trading deadline, the return of David Wright to the Mets lineup tonight is huge to say the least. For much of the season the 34-year-old Beltran has been the Amazin’s leader both on and […]

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The Impact of Reyes’ Return On Tuesday

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments
The Impact of Reyes’ Return On Tuesday

With the news breaking that All-Star Shortstop Jose Reyes would run Sunday, which he did, and then fly to Brooklyn today for a rehab game with the Cyclones – it’s just what the doctor ordered for the Mets. Right now the Mets are on thin ice, they stand 8 1/2 games behind the wild card leading […]

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