Tag: history

Mets’ Offense Reaches Historic Lows

An article by posted on July 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets’ Offense Reaches Historic Lows

Following a brutal series sweep to the Chicago Cubs, the Mets’ lineup has sunk to historic lows explains Sal Cacciatore of Newsday. “The Mets are hitting .232 as a team, and only three teams in the last 30 years have posted a worse batting average. It also is the fifth-worst mark in franchise history, ahead […]

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June 15, 1977: A Day That Will Live In Mets Infamy

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
June 15, 1977: A Day That Will Live In Mets Infamy

There are certain dates in our nation’s history when Americans remember exactly where they were and what they were doing. One day that stands out for Mets fans is June 15, 1977. That is a day in our history which will live in infamy. Tom Seaver, the face of the franchise, the heart and soul […]

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Wilmer Flores Belts His 10th Home Run

An article by posted on June 13, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Belts His 10th Home Run

Wilmer Flores started in the clean-up spot for the first time in his career on Friday night and became the fifth Mets shortstop in team history to start in the clean-up spot and the first since John Valentin on May 4, 2002 against the Houston Astros. Flores didn’t disappoint, belting a home run in the […]

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This Date In Mets History: Johan Santana Tosses A No-Hitter

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
This Date In Mets History: Johan Santana Tosses A No-Hitter

Johan Santana took the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals three years ago today on June 1, 2012 and tossed one of the most memorable games in New York Mets history. It was a beautiful Friday night, and as a Mets fan, before every game you always think to yourself: “Maybe tonight will be the […]

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Collins Makes History Batting His Top HR Hitter Ninth

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Makes History Batting His Top HR Hitter Ninth

Ronald Blum of the Associated Press reports that when Terry Collins made the decision to bat Wilmer Flores ninth in the batting order on Saturday versus the Milwaukee Brewers, he did something that hasn’t been done in nearly half a century. For the first time since April 30, 1967, the Mets were batting their top home-run […]

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Jon Niese is Moving Up the All-Time Mets Ranks

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Niese is Moving Up the All-Time Mets Ranks

He’s a back end of the rotation guy and certainly not someone who attracts the kind of attention of Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard. His future in the Mets organization is uncertain beyond 2015 despite being under contract for $9.05 million for 2016 with club options for 2017 and 2018. Despite being one […]

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Collins’ Bullpen Management: Familia Unconcerned With Heavy Workload

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
Collins’ Bullpen Management: Familia Unconcerned With Heavy Workload

Jeurys Familia told the New York Post he is unconcerned with his heavy workload and the pace with which manager Terry Collins is using him. “T.C. knows when we need a day, when we feel tired,” Familia said. “He knows what he is doing. He is a smart manager, and when somebody needs a day just […]

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Dilson Herrera Homers In Big Night At The Plate

An article by posted on May 7, 2015 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Homers In Big Night At The Plate

The grumblings had already begun for Dilson Herrera who had just one hit in 13 at-bats going into Wednesday’s finale against the Baltimore Orioles. “He looks overmatched. ” “Definitely not ready yet. ” “Needs more seasoning.” “You can’t trust PCL numbers.” But Dilson Herrera silenced all his critics and shut up his detractors with a […]

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Mets 8-3 Start Historically Leads to Good Results

An article by posted on April 18, 2015 0 Comments
Mets 8-3 Start Historically Leads to Good Results

The Mets beat the Marlins again on Friday night by a score of 4-1 to start the season 8-3. They’ve now won six straight games for the first time since April 21-27, 2011, and they currently have the longest winning streak in the Major Leagues. While it’s still early in the season, Mark Simon of ESPN […]

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Ya Gotta Believe… Again!

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
Ya Gotta Believe… Again!

“You gotta believe,” said an enthusiastic Michael Cuddyer, after the Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 on Monday. He had no idea he had the conjured up the most beloved rallying cry in franchise history, writes David Lennon of Newsday. “You got to believe you’re a good team.” Steve Serby of the New York Post […]

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More Questions About Mets Injury Prevention

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
More Questions About Mets Injury Prevention

Couple of weeks ago I wrote a piece about how the Mets don’t exactly have the greatest track record avoiding Tommy John surgeries. You can read it here. I brought up the following: Since 2005 there have been 524 Tommy John Surgeries in MLB and MiLB with 194 of them at the Major League level. […]

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