Tag: hitting

Homeruns vs. Runs Scored – A Decade Worth Of Evidence

An article by posted on January 28, 2010 0 Comments

I started writing this post about a week after the start of free agency. It ended up on the back burner as the Mets off season took on a life and a news cycle of its own. This morning, I came across an excellent blog post by Mike Silva of NYBD on this very subject which inspired me […]

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Looks Like Ollie Got The Message

An article by posted on January 25, 2010 0 Comments

The always informative Adam Rubin of the Daily News, gives us an update on lefthanded starting pitcher Oliver Perez, who is one of many Mets in attendance today at the Mets Mini Camp. According to Rubin, Perez, who underwent Sept. 1 surgery to remove scar tissue from his right knee, pronounced himself fit and ready to […]

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Remembering Dave Magadan…

An article by posted on January 3, 2010 0 Comments

I recently came across a comment from former Met Dave Magadan regarding the Mets’ recent acquisition of Jason Bay. In a nut shell he said the Mets got themselves the kind of player who will transform a locker room full of players focused on their individual performances, into a team with one focus; to win […]

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Mets Make Offer To JASON BAY (Confirmed)

An article by posted on December 10, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier this afternoon, Mike Francesa of WFAN reported that the Mets have made offers to free agents Bengie Molina and Jason Bay. This has now been confirmed by David Lennon of Newsday, as well as Joel Sherman of the New York Post. According to Francesa, the Mets made the decision to target Jason Bay instead of Matt Holliday, because […]

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What If Bay and Holliday Resign With The Red Sox & Cards?

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

Now that the dreaded World Series is finally over, it’s time to put away that nightmare and look ahead to next season. The hot stove is already churning with plenty of rumors regarding soon to be free agents Matt Holliday and Jason Bay. The blogosphere has been buzzing with the pros and cons of each leftfielder, […]

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Is Hiring Mark McGwire In The Best Interest Of Baseball?

An article by posted on October 28, 2009 0 Comments

The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that Mark McGwire will be their hitting coach next season, replacing Hal McRae. Mark McGwire is back in baseball, reunited with Tony La Russa as the St. Louis Cardinals’ hitting coach. McGwire was not at the news conference at Busch Stadium, but La Russa and general manager John Mozeliak […]

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Top Hitting Coach, Rudy Jaramillo, Is Looking For A New Home

An article by posted on October 14, 2009 0 Comments

According to the Dallas Morning News, Texas Rangers hitting instructor, Rudy Jaramillo, is moving on to greener pastures. Dallas-raised Rudy Jaramillo, the Rangers hitting instructor for the last 15 seasons, has turned down the club’s one-year contract offer and is preparing to explore the free agent market after his contract expires October 31. Jaramillo, who […]

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Tim Redding: Streakbuster! Mets Swat Nats 3-2

An article by posted on September 19, 2009 0 Comments

For the second straight outing, Tim Redding gave up only one earned run.  Fortunately, he didn’t have to face Pedro Martinez this time around.  Redding’s mastery of the Nationals and some timely hitting by David Wright and Jeff Francoeur in the seventh inning helped the Mets snap their season-long six-game losing streak.  Today’s final score […]

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On The Inside… Looking In

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

I was watching the post game show after one of our many recent losses. You know the kind I’m referring to. The kind of loss where our lack of hitting turns marginal starters into Sandy Koufax. The kind of loss where a team who has not been hitting suddenly erupts and breaks out of their […]

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In Defense Of The Mets Wild Card Chances

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets lost the second game of the day-night doubleheader last night by the final score of 4-2, preventing them from completing a four-game sweep over the Colorado Rockies. Despite the loss, they still took three out of four games in the series, which was crucial as the Rockies are one of the teams the […]

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