Tag: hitting

Mets Minors Recap: David Thompson Keeps Driving in Runs

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: David Thompson Keeps Driving in Runs

El Paso 17, Las Vegas 6 (13-12) Box Score Rafael Montero ruined a perfect opportunity to pick up a win after being handed a 5-0 lead in the second that he relinquished by the third innings. He allowed seven runs on eight hits and three walks in four innings. He struck out four and was hitting […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Dilson Herrera Homers Twice In Explosive Performance

An article by posted on May 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Dilson Herrera Homers Twice In Explosive Performance

Las Vegas 15 (13-11), El Paso 6 There were 34 hits between the two clubs as Vegas decimated El Paso under hitting performances from pretty much everyone. Dilson Herrera returned from his sore back to homer twice and become a double shy of the cycle. He drove in five and stole a base. T.J. Rivera […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Collects Three Hits, Thompson Homers

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Collects Three Hits, Thompson Homers

  Las Vegas 8 (9-10), Tacoma 1 F/5 Box Score Brandon Nimmo was moved up to the leadoff spot and he rewarded Wally Backman for doing so with three hits and three RBI. He was a perfect 3 for 3 on the night while scoring two runs and driving in all three runs with this bases […]

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Mets Minors: Pill Fires Eight Scoreless Innings In 6-0 B-Mets Win

An article by posted on April 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Pill Fires Eight Scoreless Innings In 6-0 B-Mets Win

The Binghamton Mets got just what the doctor ordered last night at NYSEG Stadium when Tyler Pill tossed 8.0 innings of shutout baseball as the B-Mets downed Portland, 6-0, to complete a three game sweep. Pill, historically a dependable starter for Binghamton, had struggled in his first two outings, but seems to have turned things […]

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Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Amazin’ Road Trip, Special Guest Jeff Passan

An article by posted on April 24, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Amazin’ Road Trip, Special Guest Jeff Passan

This week I talk about the Mets successful road trip and opine how their power surge may not be the blessing that it appears. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports discusses his new book “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports.” I wrap things up by comparing Logan Verrett and Zack Wheeler. […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Hard-Hitting Mets Fail To Complete Sweep In Philly

An article by posted on April 21, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Hard-Hitting Mets Fail To Complete Sweep In Philly

3 Up 1. Another Super Spot Start Logan Verrett made honorable mention in my 3 Up 3 Down last week for his performance against the Miami Marlins, and this week he makes the list for his marvelous outing against the Phillies on Tuesday night. He stepped up yet again in his second spot-start of the season […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Offenses Sputter as Everyone Loses

An article by posted on April 20, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Offenses Sputter as Everyone Loses

Sacramento 12, Las Vegas (5-6) 1 Starter Seth Lugo had a rough night lasting only 2.2 innings and allowing nine runs on ten hits, he fell to 1-2 on the season with a 10.66 ERA. Josh Smoker allowed a run in his inning of work but did strike out three batters. Dilson Herrera was the […]

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David Wright: Syndergaard Is “A Maxed-Out Video Game Character”

An article by posted on April 19, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright: Syndergaard Is “A Maxed-Out Video Game Character”

Mets Captain, David Wright had some kind words to say about his pitcher after his performance in their 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The world is currently in awe of the skills of Noah Syndergaard and Wright puts it in the most eloquent way. “Friends ask me about him,” Wright said. “I say, ‘Think […]

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Jump Starting the Mets Offense and Beating the Shift

An article by posted on April 14, 2016 0 Comments
Jump Starting the Mets Offense and Beating the Shift

Through eight games this season, the New York Mets offense has been less than inspiring, ranking dead last in the NL in hits, runs scored, Avg, OBP, OPS, and extra base hits. While this is just a small sample size and nothing to get overly concerned about yet, it does give us a not too distant reminder […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Rosario With Another Game Winner

An article by posted on April 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Rosario With Another Game Winner

Sacramento 5, Las Vegas (2-2) 4 The 51s scored three runs in the bottom of the 9th but the rally fell short when Rene Rivera struck out to end the game with T.J. Rivera stranded on second base. Matt Reynolds lead the Las Vegas offense, going 2 for 4 with a run scored and is […]

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