Tag: David Wright

Is The Longball This Season’s X-Factor?

An article by posted on May 5, 2010 0 Comments

My hunch is that few to no Mets fans now miss Brian Schneider, last year’s non-entity of a backstop. Yeah, and the non-entity the year before that. After Fernando Nieve blew Maine’s 4-2 lead in the eighth inning (Mainey threw six above average innings in one of his best performances thus far) in Cincy by […]

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Sunday’s Loss Needed To Be One Of Our ’62′ Wins

An article by posted on May 3, 2010 0 Comments

No matter how good a team is they will still lose 50 games over the course of the season. On the flip side, the worst team in baseball, no matter how awful they may be, will still manage to win 50 games. It’s those other 62 games that separates pennant winners from last place. Tonight’s […]

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Mets Confidence Is Growing And Sweeping The NL

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

  “We’re playing pretty good baseball. I knew once those middle of the order guys hit, it could be a lot of fun. The good thing is we have won games when they haven’t hit; now that they’re hitting it’s more of an all inclusive thing.”  ~  Jerry Manuel   “It’s great to see that everybody […]

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Baffling But Awesome Start

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

Maybe I should move more often.  My family moved from Tennessee to Wisconsin two weeks ago, and about that time the Mets were slipping deeper and deeper into a funk, starting out with a 2-6 record.  It looked like Jerry Manuel and Omar Minaya might not last until the end of April with the team. […]

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Congratulations To David Wright On 1,000th Hit!

An article by posted on April 27, 2010 0 Comments
Congratulations To David Wright On 1,000th Hit!

Congratulations to David Wright who picked up the 1,000th hit of his career when he singled to drive in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning of the second game of the Mets’ doubleheader with the Dodgers. The RBI single put the Mets up 4-3 at the time. According to Mets.com, he put himself in some […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 3)

An article by posted on April 27, 2010 0 Comments

Right about now, it feels pretty good to be a Mets fan. The Yankees lost on some bonehead calls by Girardi, and the Mets have been looking rejuvenated on the field. Some of that should really be credited to Ike Davis and Jose Reyes, who provided an incredible burst of energy to this team. I […]

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Our Offense Needs To Step It Up

An article by posted on April 27, 2010 0 Comments

The pitching this young season has been great.  I don’t think that anyone can honestly say they thought the pitchers, be it the rotation or the bullpen would perform the way they have so far.  Every expert said that the Mets couldn’t contend in 2010 because of the starting pitching after Johan but the starters, […]

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Mets By The Numbers – Week Three

An article by posted on April 26, 2010 0 Comments

A new weekly feature that will look at the Mets beyond the box score. The Mets find themselves in the same spot as the crosstown Yankees. Both are in second place in their respective divisions, and both teams are 1.5 games out of first place. In the last ten games, Mets starting pitchers have a combined 1.38 ERA […]

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Mets New Lineup: Reyes 3rd Ahead Of Bay 4th

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

We all know about the on again, off again musings of Jerry Manuel with regards to batting Jose Reyes third in the lineup, a move that Reyes is strongly opposed to. In fact, Manuel had planned on unveiling Reyes in the third spot during the Cardinals series last weekend, but backed off after Reyes began chirping […]

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So Maybe The Mets Are a Mess, But There’s Still HOPE!

An article by posted on April 21, 2010 0 Comments

It’s been almost three months since my last missive (it gets old using the word “blog”) because once the hot stove league season ended (another campaign the Mets lost, by the way), I didn’t think it would be healthy or productive to comment on every twist and turn of spring training or even the first […]

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