Tag: hitting

MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. (Not4) Memorial Day Weekend marks not only the unofficial beginning of summer but also is viewed as perhaps the first seminal day for determining whether a team’s hot start is for real.  It’s easy to dismiss hot starts as nothing more than anomalies borne from small sample sizes […]

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Mets Minors: Conforto, Rivera, Smith, Morris Are Red Hot

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Conforto, Rivera, Smith, Morris Are Red Hot

Who’s Hot: John Church – Las Vegas. The 23rd round pick of the Mets in the 2009 draft may no longer be considered a “prospect” at age 28, but he’s putting together a very solid season in the Vegas pen. Entering Monday’s action, he hasn’t been scored upon in his last 6 appearances, and in […]

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Can Matt Reynolds Be An Everyday Shortstop? One Scout Doesn’t Think So…

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Can Matt Reynolds Be An Everyday Shortstop?  One Scout Doesn’t Think So…

While the Mets continue to monitor whether Wilmer Flores is viable at shortstop, and making the decision to stick with him for another month, there has been a lot of speculation about infield prospect Matt Reynolds. The Mets have been hesitant to promote Reynolds, preferring instead to leave him in Las Vegas where he can […]

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Mets Not Panicking Despite Falling Out Of First

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Not Panicking Despite Falling Out Of First

With another Mets blowout loss and another Nationals win over the Yankees, the Mets officially fell out of first place in the NL East for the first time since April 14. Despite that, manager Terry Collins insisted that no one in the clubhouse is panicking right now. “We’re not even out of May”, said Collins. “There’s […]

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John Mayberry Jr. Is Batting .130 Against Lefty Pitching

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
John Mayberry Jr. Is Batting .130 Against Lefty Pitching

The Mets signed John Mayberry in the offseason to a one year, $1.45 million contract mainly because of his success hitting against lefties. Mayberry is mainly a bench player, but manager Terry Collins has put him in the starting lineup vs opposing lefty pitchers and benches Curtis Granderson or Lucas Duda to get him in […]

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MMO Players of the Week: An Unconventional Week for an Unconventional Team

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: An Unconventional Week for an Unconventional Team

Alright, this is better. After losing three series in a row, the Mets got over the minor hiccup by winning their next two. Although a series of two games shouldn’t really count as a series, I’ll take any sort of uplifting stat that I can. Now, this week was special in that not only were […]

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Kevin Plawecki Has A Five Game Hitting Streak

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Plawecki Has A Five Game Hitting Streak

Here comes Kevin Plawecki. While Daniel Murphy’s RBI single in the fourth inning finally ended the Mets’ 21 inning scoreless streak that went all the way back to Friday, it was Kevin Plawecki’s two-run double that proved to be the decisive blow on Tuesday night as the Mets topped the Baltimore Orioles 3-2. Following Murphy’s […]

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Are Giants Considering Dealing For Murphy?

An article by posted on May 3, 2015 0 Comments
Are Giants Considering Dealing For Murphy?

According to a report on ESPN New York, San Francisco Giants executive VP Brian Sabean has quietly been at Citi Field during the Mets-Nationals series. Although the reason for Sabean’s visit is not exactly clear, Adam Rubin speculates that the Giants could be looking to upgrade at third base this summer. The Giants traded two […]

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Juan Lagares On Fast Track To Stardom

An article by posted on May 3, 2015 0 Comments
Juan Lagares On Fast Track To Stardom

Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares is already recognized as a defensive star, making one highlight reel catch after another game after game, and earning his first Gold Glove last season. However, Lagares is beginning to get a lot of attention for his vast improvement at the plate and is quickly developing into one of the best […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Matz the Magnificent Strikes Out 12, Toy Cannon Flushing Bound

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Matz the Magnificent Strikes Out 12, Toy Cannon Flushing Bound

Las Vegas (13-8) 7, Reno 2 Steven Matz gave up a run in the first inning but after that he was absolutely dominant striking out 12 over 7 innings including the last five hitters he faced. Matz allowed five hits, two walks, and threw 101 pitches with 70 of them being for strikes. Here is […]

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