Tag: hitting

MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

The official roster for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s was announced this week. The Mets are entering their third year with the 51s and are quickly approaching the end of a contract that takes them through the 2016 season, where I hope this connection ends. The ballpark itself can hurt pitcher development as less moisture […]

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Buddy Carlyle Decision On Out-Clause Looms

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
Buddy Carlyle Decision On Out-Clause Looms

On the eve of the season opener, Mets reliever, Buddy Carlyle has an out-clause on his contract that he can exercise, assuming he is not on the Opening Day roster. The Mets are deciding whether to carry an extra bullpen pitcher in substitution of a bench player, which would reduce the bench to four players. […]

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Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

Dave in Spain asks… “What are the chances of Monell getting the backup C job instead of Recker? He’s hitting much better in ST, and has more power. With Edgin and Wheeler going to the 60-day DL there will be a 40-man roster spot open.” Daniel McCarthy replies… Johnny Monell has been tearing the cover […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Yankees 2

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Yankees 2

The New York Mets beat the New York Yankees by a score of 7-2 on Wednesday at Gearge M. Steinbrenner Field. Offense: What can I say about future All Star Juan Lagares that I haven’t said already? Wow, another great game from Lagares who went 2-for-3 with a double, home run, two runs scored, two […]

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Making Sense of Matt Reynolds

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Making Sense of Matt Reynolds

With Daniel Murphy likely to start the season on the DL, 24-year-old Matt Reynolds has a good chance of turning an impressive Triple-A campaign from last season into a starting spot on the Mets 2015 Opening Day lineup. The second-round pick from Oklahoma has never been rated a top prospect, in fact Baseball America doesn’t […]

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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Mayberry, Granderson, Lagares Sizzling

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Mayberry, Granderson, Lagares Sizzling

Who’s Hot: Matt Harvey – Harvey has come out swinging this spring. National League – be afraid. Be very afraid. In 14.1 innings this spring, he’s struck out 12 while walking 1 with a WHIP of 0.84 to go with a sparkling 1.26 ERA. He’s also been breezing through his starts. We missed you Matt. […]

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Still Plenty Of Questions As We Near Opening Day

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
Still Plenty Of Questions As We Near Opening Day

I’ve watched Mets baseball games since 1962. Before every season has started there have been questions about the team that the upcoming season would have to answer. However, in thinking about the 2015 team I am stunned by how many questions I have about this team – the one that promises to make a “playoff […]

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Long Says Mets Will Need Serious Contributions From Wright, Granderson, Murphy To Win

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Long Says Mets Will Need Serious Contributions From Wright, Granderson, Murphy To Win

New Mets hitting coach Kevin Long gave Dan Martin of the New York Post a player by player progress report as the team enjoyed a day off on Wednesday. “I’ve seen good things from a lot of these guys,” the hitting coach said. “Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been good. Ruben Tejada has been better. And Wilmer […]

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Harvey Day Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Day Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Jupiter on Wednesday to face the Miami Marlins at 1:05 PM. The game will not be broadcast on TV or radio, but you can follow along on Game Day at Mets.com. Mets ace Matt Harvey takes the mound and is slated to throw 50 pitches, or roughly 3-4 innings. He […]

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Last Year’s Demotion Was A Wake Up Call For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Last Year’s Demotion Was A Wake Up Call For Travis d’Arnaud

Travis d’Arnaud recently discussed his up-and-down 2014 season with Bill Madden of the Daily News. The 26-year old catcher talked about his demotion to the minors and the adjustments he made after being called back up to the majors. “It was a wake-up call,” d’Arnaud said. “It definitely humbled me. It taught me that nothing […]

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