Tag: defense

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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MMO Game Recap: Yankees 1, Mets 0

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Yankees 1, Mets 0

The New York Mets (19-21) fell to the New York Yankees (21-19) by the score of 1-0 tonight at Citi Field, splitting the series two games apiece. The Mets were looking for a series victory against the Yankees tonight, with rookie pitcher Jacob deGrom making his Major League debut squaring off against Chase Whitley, who […]

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Scouts Are High On Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Scouts Are High On Brandon Nimmo

Baseball Prospectus today released a host of eyewitness scouting reports on top prospects in the minors, one including Brandon Nimmo, which, in contrast to other top picks like Bubba Starling is an excellent scouting report with a good future projection on his value. The scouting report was issued by scout Jeff Moore, who saw him on […]

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Lagares Rips Two Doubles In His Return

An article by posted on May 2, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Rips Two Doubles In His Return

Juan Lagares returned to the Mets lineup on Thursday night after a stint on the 15 day disabled list, and didn’t skip a beat. While batting leadoff, Lagares connected for two doubles and drove in the first Mets run of the game, while displaying his customary spectacular defense in center field. Lagares lifted his batting […]

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The Frustration of Loving the Mets

An article by posted on April 30, 2014 0 Comments
The Frustration of Loving the Mets

Someone once joked “Marriage is about finding that one special person to annoy you the rest of your life.” The same could be said of Baseball fans. In our case, we’ve found the Mets. On Thursday, April 3rd, the Mets lost to Washington, 8-2 and dropped to 0-3. We’d given up 22 runs in 3 […]

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