Tag: hitting

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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Could Fields Be The Answer To Power Struggles?

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

Last night, following his demotion to Triple A, Chicago White Sox third baseman Josh Fields revealed that he has requested that White Sox GM Kenny Williams attempt to trade him before Friday’s trade deadline. Due to such short notice and Fields’ strong desire to be traded it would be a pretty good indication that Williams […]

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Angel Pagan Is Earning His Wings

An article by posted on July 27, 2009 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran had been playing with injuries throughout most of the early season.  He occasionally had to miss a few games due to these aches and pains, but continued to play his way into the lineup with his hot start.  When Beltran could not take the pain anymore in June, he became the latest casualty […]

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Mets Rocket Past Astros 8-3, Take The Series 2-1

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

This afternoon, the suddenly revitalized Mets launched a 13 hit attack against the Astros to beat them 8-3, and take the series two games to one. It was the second straight win for the Mets who have been fueled by the hot hitting of Angel Pagan and Luis Castillo, and clutch hitting of Jeff Francoeur. Even David Wright […]

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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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