Tag: hitting

MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on April 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets will try and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Braves as they close out their three-game series Sunday at 1:10 PM. Zack Wheeler (1-2, 4.67 ERA) will start for the Mets and be opposed by rookie righthander David Hale (0-0, 2.89) for the Braves. Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Curtis Granderson […]

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Will Mets Have Revived Interest In Nick Franklin?

An article by posted on April 15, 2014 0 Comments
Will Mets Have Revived Interest In Nick Franklin?

The trade buzz on Nick Franklin is picking up again as both the Yankees and Tigers continue to get meager production from their shortstop position. And while there’s nothing to suggest that the Mets have any revived interest in the Mariners prospect, that could change if Ruben Tejada doesn’t start picking it up at the […]

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Reflections on Willie Randolph

An article by posted on April 12, 2014 0 Comments
Reflections on Willie Randolph

At 3:28 AM on June 17, 2008 I got a call from one of my writers. My first instinct was to hang up on him. “Joe, get up, Willie Randolph just got fired!” I still remember how those words made me jump out of bed, rush to my desktop, and 20 minutes later I posted […]

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Concerns Mounting As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
Concerns Mounting As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

After Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, the Mets are hitting .190 as a club and have struck out 79 times through eight games. “The issue is, no matter what the count is, we’re not doing any damage with pitches,” manager Terry Collins said. “We’re hitting groundballs to short. We’re hitting routine fly balls to […]

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From Left Field: Playing A ‘Perfect Game’ Is Too Much To Ask

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Playing A ‘Perfect Game’ Is Too Much To Ask

We all know what a perfect game is. 27 up, 27 down. But a “perfect” game can also be when a team excels in all aspects of the game in the same night: pitching, hitting and defense. When a team plays a “perfect” game, they usually win. It’s pretty simple, since if all three aspects […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The They’re Baaaack Edition

An article by posted on April 7, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The They’re Baaaack Edition

After the cold and snowy winter those of us here in the New York have endured, is there a better sight than Opening Day at Citi Field? Even that was a bit touchy, as winter gave us one last snowy blast last Monday morning. So, after their opening homestand the Mets find themselves at 2-4 […]

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Hey Sandy, What Could Brown Do For You?

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Hey Sandy, What Could Brown Do For You?

Opening Day came and went and a new season is underway. We had some hits and we had some misses (18 strikeouts worth of them), but all in all I was happy to have the Mets back in Queens and a new season of Amazin baseball underway. Lost amisdt the aftermath of yesterday’s 9-7 loss […]

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Black On Being Optioned To Minors: “I Didn’t See It Coming”

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Black On Being Optioned To Minors: “I Didn’t See It Coming”

Thoughts from Joe D. Reliever Vic Black has been optioned and will begin the season in Triple-A Las Vegas, the team announced via Twitter on Wednesday. “I didn’t see it coming, but I also couldn’t expect anything different really because what I did was struggle all spring,” Black said. “And that’s not what they’re trying to put together […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 3

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 3

The Mets were home today at Tradition Field to face the St. Louis Cardinals and Daisuke Matsuzaka was on the mound to face Red Birds pitcher Shelby Miller. Behind a strong pitching performance from Dice-K and timely hitting, the Mets defeated the Cardinals 5-3 and improved their Grapefruit League record to 14-11. The Mets once […]

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Mets Announce Luis Natera As Their New Assistant Hitting Coach

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Announce Luis Natera As Their New Assistant Hitting Coach

The Mets announced on their Twitter page this morning that they have named Luis Natera their new assistant hitting coach, which is a newly created position for the major league club. Only 18 of 30 Major league ball clubs have an assistant hitting coach on their roster and now with the Mets newest addition to their […]

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