Tag: hitting

In Defense Of Jeff Francoeur

An article by posted on July 11, 2009 0 Comments

It’s amazing how wide ranging the opinions have been on the trade that sent Ryan Church to Atlanta for Jeff Francoeur on Friday. It looks likes this trade has the fan base far more divided than the Lastings Milledge trade, with both sides either loving it or hating it. I took a spin around a few […]

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Leave Jon Niese In AAA, And Call Figgy Up!

An article by posted on July 7, 2009 0 Comments

According to MiLB.com, Jon Niese was named International League pitcher of the week after compiling a 1-0 record and 1.06 ERA in two starts for the Bisons. Niese, who allowed 10 hits and struck out 14 in 17 innings, has rebounded to go 4-1 in his last six starts with a 1.04 ERA. After a […]

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Heroes Of 1969: Tommie Agee-Willing To Run Through Walls

An article by posted on July 6, 2009 0 Comments

The date was Monday, January 22, 2001. The weather in New York was brisk. The Twin Towers stood proud and dominated the skyline. The city was just three months removed from the first Subway Series in over four decades and Baseball Fever still filled the air. In midtown Manhattan, a 58 year old African American […]

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Interview With B-Mets Beat Writer, Brian Moritz

An article by posted on June 29, 2009 0 Comments

This weekend, I had the pleasure of having Brian Moritz answer a few questions for me and get us caught up on the Binghamton Mets and also get the scoop on some of our top prospects. Brian has been covering the B-Mets for three years for the Press & Sun Bulletin, and he reports on them daily […]

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Checking In With Mr. Kiner on SNY

An article by posted on June 25, 2009 0 Comments

Those of you were fortunate enough to catch this afternoon’s Met game on SNY were treated with the presence of Mets treasure and Hall of Famer, Ralph Kiner in the broadcast booth. Mr. Kiner joined Ron Darling and Kevin Burkhardt (who was sitting in for Gary Cohen) for an interesting few innings of baseball talk. […]

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The Other Reyes Is Back, Mets DFA Switzer

An article by posted on June 24, 2009 0 Comments

According to a Mets press release, The New York Mets today announced that they have selected the contract of infielder Argenis Reyes from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League and designated lefthanded pitcher Jon Switzer for assignment. Reyes will wear #11 and will be available for tonight’s game vs. St. Louis. His bio can be […]

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Adios To The Three Fernandos

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

When we last left the Three Fernandos, they were defeating the evil forces of El Guapo (Derek Jeter), his right-hand man Jefe (Alex Rodriguez) and his left-hand man Castillo (Mark Teixeira).  The Fernandos were able to thwart the Yankee bandits by confusing them into thinking they were everywhere.  Dressed in matching Mets jerseys, the firepower […]

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Nieve Expectations, Murphy Hot, Santana Not

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

Two starts in and Fernando Nieve is looking like a solid waiver wire pickup, although we’ve been down this road before with guys like Alay Soler, Jorge Sosa and most recently Nelson Figueroa. Lets just temper our expectations a little before we start getting a little bit too giddy. Nieve had a 4.91 ERA at Class-AA […]

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Keith Was Sharp On Friday Night

An article by posted on June 7, 2009 0 Comments

Friday night on SNY Keith Hernandez submitted one of his be performances as a color commentator that I can remember. On several occasions Keith played the role of former player perfectly, and a few times he had to reel Gary Cohen in before Cohen went of the deep end. Early on in the game David […]

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Who Is The Mets MVP For May?

An article by posted on May 28, 2009 0 Comments

Picking the Mets MVP for the month of May is no easy task. Check out these worthy nominees and tell us who you think reigns supreme! Gary Sheffield is hitting .362 with 4 homeruns and 15 RBI’s this month. K-Rod has been incredible this month with a perfect 9 for 9 in saves, a win, and […]

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