Tag: hitting

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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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Two Game Series Against WS Foe

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Two Game Series Against WS Foe

3 Up 1. The Bullpen Coming into the opener on Tuesday night against the Royals, the Mets bullpen never could have anticipated the relief they would have to provide in it. Just four pitches into the game, starter Bartolo Colon took a ball right back at him, hitting him in the thumb. Colon would have […]

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Whither Kevin Long?

An article by posted on June 15, 2016 0 Comments
Whither Kevin Long?

We are all well familiar by now with the frustration of watching this Mets’ offense.  The home run numbers are extremely high, the runs scored extremely low.  And, oh, that ghastly average with runners in scoring position – worst in all of baseball.  It has reached the point where one almost dreads seeing the bases […]

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The Mets Need To Hit “More” Homeruns

An article by posted on June 14, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Need To Hit “More” Homeruns

Let’s start with the obvious.  In each and every at-bat, the optimal result is the homerun.  One through nine, you want each and every one of your batters to hit a homerun each and every time at the plate.  That’s not always going to happen.  As a result, you are going to have to build […]

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