Tag: defense

Herrera Drives In Four, Scores Two, Now Batting .346

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Herrera Drives In Four, Scores Two, Now Batting .346

Dilson Herrera had another great game tonight for Binghamton who beat Akron by a score of 12-3. Herrera finished 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBIs, two runs scored and a walk. ESPN’s Keith Law had heaps of praise for the Mets’ 20-year-old second baseman prospect  in an online chat. Herrera is capable of becoming an above average, […]

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The True Value of Juan Lagares

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
The True Value of Juan Lagares

As the New York Mets near the end of their ongoing rebuilding process, it’s time for Sandy Alderson to re-evaluate the entire team and see who can help the team on a day to day basis over the next few years. Once that task is completed, it’s time for the front office to work to […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Murphy, Granderson, Colon, Oh My!

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Murphy, Granderson, Colon, Oh My!

It’s been one of those wacky high and low weeks for the Mets yet again, showing that while the future looks bright, the present is rather bleak. It always seems as if each factor– offense, defense and pitching– seem to work independently. One day the offense will explode… but the defense will falter. The next day […]

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Flores Crushes Sixth Home Run In Four Days With 15 RBIs

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Flores Crushes Sixth Home Run In Four Days With 15 RBIs

Wilmer Flores is an unstoppable force. He did it again on Sunday, blasting another home run, scoring a pair of runs and driving in three. He now has 18 RBI in his last ten games and six home runs in his last five games. Since his demotion to Triple-A, Flores is batting .419 with a […]

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My American League All Star Team

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
My American League All Star Team

The All-Star game is almost upon us and with that comes my annual two-post series revealing my picks, because I know you were all having trouble sleeping in anticipation. Well, fret no more. Voting ends at 11:59 PM ET on Thursday, but my votes are already in. Are yours? Votes are all subjective, of course, […]

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Cyclones Drop 1-0 Contest In 10 Innings

An article by posted on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
Cyclones Drop 1-0 Contest In 10 Innings

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Of course, the old saying in baseball that pitching and defense win games more often than not holds true. But unfortunately that was not the case Monday night at MCU Park in Coney Island for the Brooklyn Cyclones (8-3), who dropped a 1-0 contest in 10 innings to the Hudson Valley Renegades, […]

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Defensive Miscues, Walks Haunt Cyclones In Loss

An article by posted on June 17, 2014 0 Comments
Defensive Miscues, Walks Haunt Cyclones In Loss

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – It’s never a good sign when a baseball team has more errors than runs scored. That was the case Monday night for the Brooklyn Cyclones (2-2), who dropped a 7-2 contest to the Staten Island Yankees at MCU Park in Coney Island – which evened the opening four-game series at two games […]

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It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

The question of whether the Mets need to bring in the walls at Citi Field is back on the menu again after a season-ticket holder raised the issue with Sandy Alderson during a Q&A session held on Friday. “Changing the ballpark is not a panacea for not hitting with men in scoring position,” Alderson said. […]

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From Left Field: Sloppy Defensive Fundamentals Dooming Amazin’s

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Sloppy Defensive Fundamentals Dooming Amazin’s

I was sitting on the edge of my seat at Citi Field last night in the top of the eighth inning with one out and runners on the corners for the Dodgers. The dangerous Hanley Ramirez was up with the Mets only down by one run. Boy did we need a double play in that […]

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Has Chris Young Been Guaranteed At-Bats? #FreeLagares

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
Has Chris Young Been Guaranteed At-Bats? #FreeLagares

Center fielder Juan Lagares is expected to return to the starting lineup on Saturday, when the Mets take on the Nationals at 4:05 PM. Before last night’s game, Terry Collins told reporters that the reason Lagares has not been in the lineup for four of the last five games is because he has better offensive options among […]

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