Tag: defense

Fulmer, Cecchini, and Nimmo: Building Blocks or Trade Chips?

An article by posted on July 22, 2015 0 Comments
Fulmer, Cecchini, and Nimmo: Building Blocks or Trade Chips?

As we approach the trade deadline, Mets prospects such as Michael Fulmer, Gavin Cecchini, and Brandon Nimmo have been swirling in rumors. Fortunately for me, during my visit to New Britain Stadium Wednesday afternoon, all these players were in the game. Gavin was starting at shortstop, batting 2nd. Brandon was in the lineup, too, playing […]

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Wilmer Flores Comes Through For Mets In LA

An article by posted on July 6, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Comes Through For Mets In LA

Mets infielder Wilmer Flores has had an up and down 2015 season. Early in the year, Flores was struggling with his defense at shortstop, but Flores was hitting at times and as long as he hit, the Mets could deal with his defensive deficiencies. Lately he has been fielding better especially since the Mets moved […]

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MMO Mailbag: Upgrading Shortstop?

An article by posted on June 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Upgrading Shortstop?

Vic asks… Hey Metsmerized, I was wondering if you could give me your thoughts on the following: I know everybody is looking for the Mets to do something, but I’m bothered some sites suggesting going after Jean Segura or Jimmy Rollins. I really don’t see them as upgrades defensively over Ruben Tejada. What do you […]

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Collins Calls For Team Meeting, Takes A Swipe At Alderson

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Calls For Team Meeting, Takes A Swipe At Alderson

With the team reeling and in the midst of a six game losing streak after another deflating loss, this time to the lowly Milwaukee Brewers, Mets manager Terry Collins has called for a team meeting on Wednesday. With the team now sitting at 36-36 after starting the season 13-3, a frustrated Collins admitted that dropping […]

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Mets Postseason Odds Down to Season Low 28%

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Postseason Odds Down to Season Low 28%

On April 27th, the Mets had a record of 15-5 and were eight games ahead of the Washington Nationals. According to the Postseason Probabilities chart on mlb.com, the Mets had a 68% chance of making the postseason, which was their high water mark for the season. After being swept by the Atlanta Braves, the Mets […]

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Darrell Ceciliani Having Fun, Making The Most Of His Opportunity

An article by posted on June 17, 2015 0 Comments
Darrell Ceciliani Having Fun, Making The Most Of His Opportunity

Playing left field in place of Michael Cuddyer who got the game off, outfielder Darrell Ceciliani went 2-for-3 on Tuesday night as the Mets edged the Blue Jays 3-2. Ceciliani, who played a pivotal role in the win, continues to earn playing time and is hitting .538 (7-13) over his last six games dating back to […]

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Those Uncanny, Resilient, Never Say Die, New York Mets

An article by posted on June 16, 2015 0 Comments
Those Uncanny, Resilient, Never Say Die, New York Mets

Wow, what a game last night, and what a finish. We’re being treated to some of the best and most exciting Mets baseball in almost ten years. If you’re a Mets Fan and you’re not enjoying this season so far, you need an emotional rescue. Monday night’s dramatic 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays […]

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No Shortage Of Teams Interested In Zobrist, Bidding Will Be Fierce

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
No Shortage Of Teams Interested In Zobrist, Bidding Will Be Fierce

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets, Nationals, Yankees and Cubs are among just some of the teams who have recently contacted the Oakland A’s about acquiring the very versatile Ben Zobrist. With demand for Zobrist increasing day by day, Billy Beane has the luxury of letting this play out as long as […]

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Duda and Lagares Will Be In Today’s Lineup

An article by posted on May 25, 2015 0 Comments
Duda and Lagares Will Be In Today’s Lineup

Update: The team announced that both Lucas Duda and Juan Lagares are in today’s lineup. Lucas Duda and Juan Lagares who both missed Sunday’s game in Pittsburgh are hoping to return to the lineup on Monday. (New York Post) Duda had tightness in his right hamstring from running the bases on Saturday’s game and Lagares […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Great Debuts and Nothing New

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Great Debuts and Nothing New

Thank God the Brewers exist, or else I would have had a very bad week. I really don’t want to remember that Cubs series (seriously, is Wrigley Field cursed?), but it’s not like that much really happened offensively anyway. The pitching was phenomenal per usual, but the staff got the short end of the stick […]

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