Tag: defense

ESPN New York: Syndergaard or Matz Could Make Spot Start In May

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
ESPN New York: Syndergaard or Matz Could Make Spot Start In May

I wanted to update this post with some new information from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York who writes: “The Mets are beginning a stretch of 20 games in 20 days on Friday in Philly. While noncommittal so far, the Mets could use a spot starter during that stretch if the rotation’s workload is taxing, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: No Need To Panic Because Of A Little Adversity

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: No Need To Panic Because Of A Little Adversity

An MMO Fan Shot by Jack Ganchrow “Mets no longer bold and confident, they look and sound desperate” – Matthew Cerrone, MetsBlog I’m a little disappointed at how some Mets fans are reacting to the first bit of adversity they’ve had this season. Any way you look at it, 15-8 is a very solid April […]

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Kevin Long Says “Wright Is A Lot Like Jeter”

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Says “Wright Is A Lot Like Jeter”

In an interview with Suzyn Waldman of WFAN, Kevin Long said David Wright is a lot like Derek Jeter, whom he coached for eight years. “He’s a tremendous player. He really, really does a lot of things well,” Long said before Sunday’s 6-4 loss to the Yankees. “He’s a leader; a lot like Jeter. When […]

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Who’s The “Not Me” This Time?

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Who’s The “Not Me” This Time?

Many years ago I worked in an office that had a large staff. When the office manager found that something had been screwed up he would call everyone in and rant, “Who’s the ‘NOT ME’ responsible for this?” I always found that funny – maybe because invariably the culprit was NOT ME. But it brought […]

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What We Learned From Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson Today

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
What We Learned From Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson Today

Here’s a wrap of the day’s Mets news and notes from Tradition Field at Port St. Lucie. Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters today and said: He expects that Dillon Gee will still be with the Mets on Opening Day. He reiterated Tuesday that his club has had little talk with other teams. If the trade […]

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Last Year’s Demotion Was A Wake Up Call For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Last Year’s Demotion Was A Wake Up Call For Travis d’Arnaud

Travis d’Arnaud recently discussed his up-and-down 2014 season with Bill Madden of the Daily News. The 26-year old catcher talked about his demotion to the minors and the adjustments he made after being called back up to the majors. “It was a wake-up call,” d’Arnaud said. “It definitely humbled me. It taught me that nothing […]

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Mets All-Time Defensive Lineup

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets All-Time Defensive Lineup

Everyone has been speaking of how important it is to have a good defense to back up the power arms the Mets currently possess. With a former gold-glover at third base and a Juan-derful gold-glover in center field, the Mets aren’t too shabby defensively overall. What if the Mets’ defense was better, though? What if […]

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6 Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson At Season Ticket Holders Event

An article by posted on February 4, 2015 0 Comments
6 Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson At Season Ticket Holders Event

Here’s a brief summary of what we learned from the Mets Season Ticket Holders event at Citi Field where Sandy Alderson, John Ricco, Paul DePodesta and J.P. Ricciardi fielded questions from the group. Matt Harvey will be held back to start the home opener against the Nationals and won’t pitch in the first two series […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Is Pumped For 2015

An article by posted on February 3, 2015 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Is Pumped For 2015

In an interview with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud says that he is pumped for the upcoming 2015 season. He discussed his high expectations for the team, and the adjustments he made at the plate during the second half last year. “I’m really excited,’’ d’Arnaud said. “Both Anthony Recker and […]

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Pitching to the Defense

An article by posted on February 3, 2015 0 Comments
Pitching to the Defense

A lot of consideration is made on how a pitcher performs independent of his defense. If two pitchers produce the exact same ball in play – a ground ball to the right of the shortstop – the outcome may differ depending on how adroit that shortstop is at making the play. Therefore, statistics are calculated […]

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