Tag: defense

2016 MLB Draft: Five Players The Mets Could Select

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
2016 MLB Draft: Five Players The Mets Could Select

Photo: Wake Forest The First Year Player Draft is quickly approaching: three days, and thankfully dwindling. I’m getting antsy waiting to see who will be a new Mets Top Prospect, and there’s so much to look forward to as the Mets have 41 picks waiting to happen. Today however, we have a list of five […]

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Juan Lagares Homers In Back to Back Games

An article by posted on May 29, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Homers In Back to Back Games

While the Mets’ offense was stymied by Kenta Maeda and the Dodgers’ bullpen, Juan Lagares provided the only spark with a pinch hit solo home run against reliever J.P. Howell during the 8th inning. It was Lagares’ second homerun of the season, and he’s now hit one in consecutive games. Overall, he’s batting .310 with an […]

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Live From Tradition Field: Thoughts On St. Lucie Mets Prospects

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Live From Tradition Field: Thoughts On St. Lucie Mets Prospects

It was Military Appreciation Day at Tradition Field on Thursday night and I was one of the lucky ones who was able to make it out to Port St. Lucie to watch the St. Lucie Mets defeat the Charlotte Stone Crabs 2-0.  The game was highlighted by solid pitching, speed and defense (yes, I know Luis […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Some Old, Some New, Some Bold

An article by posted on April 18, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Some Old, Some New, Some Bold

“You win some, you lose some.” That has been the case for the 2016 Mets so far, but somehow they add much more stress than necessary. This week was another up-and-down string of games, with a bad series loss to a mediocre team to a good series win against an above-average team. It opened with […]

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Jump Starting the Mets Offense and Beating the Shift

An article by posted on April 14, 2016 0 Comments
Jump Starting the Mets Offense and Beating the Shift

Through eight games this season, the New York Mets offense has been less than inspiring, ranking dead last in the NL in hits, runs scored, Avg, OBP, OPS, and extra base hits. While this is just a small sample size and nothing to get overly concerned about yet, it does give us a not too distant reminder […]

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2016 Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

Juan Lagares, CF DOB: March 17, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: R/R Contract Status: First year of four-year, $23 million extension ($2.5 million salary) 2015 Recap After showing the outrageous potential he had in 2014, Juan Lagares came back down to Earth in 2015 in a big way, seeing a decline in both offensive and […]

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How Vital is a Quick Start to the Season?

An article by posted on March 28, 2016 0 Comments
How Vital is a Quick Start to the Season?

As I grow older, I’m quick to forget what my mind doesn’t consider important. It’s been years since I remembered the name of the first girl I kissed, but I know the full name of the first female to break my heart. I don’t remember the last time I was in Shea Stadium, but I’ll […]

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2016 Season Preview: Alejandro De Aza, OF

An article by posted on March 23, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Alejandro De Aza, OF

Alejandro De Aza, OF DOB – April 11, 1984 (31 on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: L/L Contract Status: One-year, $5.75 million with $2M incentives 2015 Recap Alejandro De Aza had his best season at the plate since 2012, posting a .262/.333/.422 line (104 wRC+) between three teams last year. The outfielder had a weak first month with […]

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MLB Domestic Violence Policy: Manfred’s Not the One in No-Win Situation

An article by posted on February 20, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Domestic Violence Policy: Manfred’s Not the One in No-Win Situation

Due to the disturbing actions of a couple of players, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that Rob Manfred is in a “no win” position when doling out punishment in these domestic violence cases. Nonsense. The only way that Manfred is in a no-win position is if he doesn’t come down hard on Jose Reyes and Aroldis Chapman. You want […]

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ESPN Law’s Top 100 Prospects: Dom Smith Leads Mets Quartet

An article by posted on February 11, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN Law’s Top 100 Prospects: Dom Smith Leads Mets Quartet

A day after releasing his annual Minor League System rankings, in which the New York Mets placed 16th, ESPN’s Keith Law rolled out his Top 100 Prospects today on ESPN Insider. 1B Dominic Smith headlined a quartet of Mets prospects at No. 29, here’s what he says: “Smith is one of the best pure hitters […]

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