Tag: hitting

Loney and Bruce Homer As Mets Leave Miami With 5-2 Win

An article by posted on September 28, 2016 0 Comments
Loney and Bruce Homer As Mets Leave Miami With 5-2 Win

The New York Mets (85-74) defeated the Miami Marlins (78-80)  by a score of 5-2 Wednesday. The Mets’ magic number is now 3, so any combination of Mets wins or Cardinals losses totaling 3 will secure a Wild Card spot for the Amazins. Offense: After the Marlins put up a 2-spot in the bottom of the […]

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Lagares to Come Off The DL Today, Will Be Strictly Defensive Replacement

An article by posted on September 16, 2016 0 Comments
Lagares to Come Off The DL Today, Will Be Strictly Defensive Replacement

Juan Lagares will be activated from the disabled list before tonight’s game, the team announced this afternoon. Lagares has been out since late-July with a torn ligament in his left hand, which he had been dealing with for months prior to opting for surgery. He has not yet taken any live batting practice, so he […]

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The Mets’ 2016 Rallying Cry

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets’ 2016 Rallying Cry

We all remember or have heard the legend of Ya Gotta Believe. How the 1973 Mets, racked by injuries all season, in last place on August 30, went on a blistering tear in September and broke the tape by the thinnest of margins.  Their 82 wins were tied for the worst ever to qualify for […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Named the NL Player of the Week

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Named the NL Player of the Week

Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera was named the National League Player of the Week for the Week of August 21 – 27.  During the week, Cabrera hit .545/.583/1.136 with five runs, four doubles, three homers, eight RBI, and one stolen base.  Additionally, Cabrera made a couple of spectacular plays in the field. This past week was […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

3 Up 1. Big Sexy’s Big Bat On Friday night Bartolo Colon was sharp through the first seven innings, only allowing run on two hits and eventually hitting a wall in the eighth inning. The big story however was Colon’s bat. Colon ended up going 2-3 including hitting a double and scoring two runs. Colon […]

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Neil Walker Activated, T.J. Rivera Optioned to Vegas

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Activated, T.J. Rivera Optioned to Vegas

Update 2:00 PM August 26th – The Mets have announced that Neil Walker has been activated from the paternity list with infielder T.J. Rivera being optioned back to the Las Vegas 51s. Rivera went 0 for 4 in his second stint with the Mets and is now hitting .314/.306/.371 in 36 plate appearances at the […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Should Stop Losing Starts to Rene Rivera

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Should Stop Losing Starts to Rene Rivera

With injuries and poor production, the Mets have seemingly been rotating players at every position this season. One position that has been in a constant state of flux is catcher. Travis d’Arnaud is a victim of injuries and poor production, which has led to an increased role for Rene Rivera. Both players have received significant […]

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Terry Collins Holds Team Meeting After Mets’ Third Straight Loss

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Holds Team Meeting After Mets’ Third Straight Loss

After Friday night’s 6-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies, manager Terry Collins held a team meeting to address the malaise after the team’s third consecutive loss and to address the mounting frustration with failing to produce with runners in scoring position. “First of all, we have a good team,” Collins said. “We’re going through a […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Win First Series Out of Break in Philly

An article by posted on July 18, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Win First Series Out of Break in Philly

3 Up 1. Juan Steps Up Juan Lagares filled in beautifully for the injured Yoenis Cespedes, starting in all three games this weekend, while collecting three hits, including a homerun, a triple, and two RBI. He got things started for the Mets with his solo shot in the opener on Friday night. Lagares is now […]

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Mets Recall Michael Conforto From Las Vegas, Option Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on July 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Recall Michael Conforto From Las Vegas, Option Brandon Nimmo

The New York Mets announced that they have recalled Michael Conforto from Triple-A Las Vegas and have optioned outfielder Brandon Nimmo back to the minors. Conforto, 23, is due to rejoin the Mets for the series opener against the Cubs in Chicago on Monday. While getting plenty of playing time in right field, Conforto batted […]

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Kelly Johnson Homers Late As Mets Beat Braves 1-0 In Extras

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Homers Late As Mets Beat Braves 1-0 In Extras

The New York Mets (40-33) defeated the Atlanta Braves (25-49) by a score of 1-0 tonight at Turner Field. With the win and a Nationals loss, the Mets now find themselves just 2.0 games out of first place. Pitching: Jacob deGrom toed the rubber for the Mets tonight, and pitched another gutsy performance, but was […]

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