Tag: hitting

Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

An article by posted on August 7, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

David Wright insists he’s not injured and that he’s not hurting. Instead, he tells Daily News columnist John Harper that he is struggling mentally at the plate, and that he has forgotten what it feels like to be in a good hitting groove. “I’ve made some mistakes this year, revamping some things with my swing that […]

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Collins Says Duda Needs To Earn The Everyday First Base Job

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Duda Needs To Earn The Everyday First Base Job

So as you may have noticed, Lucas Duda started at first base for the Mets on Tuesday against lefthander Gio Gonzalez and went 0-for-3 before contributing a two-out RBI single once Gonzalez left the game. So what? Does that mean we give up trying to get the big guy on track against lefthanded pitching, the final […]

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Mets Minors Report: Montero Masterful In 1-Hit Shutout, Den Dekker Stays Hot

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: Montero Masterful In 1-Hit Shutout, Den Dekker Stays Hot

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 3, Sacramento 0 Binghamton 9, Richmond 6 Charleston 6, Savannah 2 – Game 1 Savannah 1, Charleston 0 – Game 2 Pulaski 6, Kingsport 5 Prospect Pipeline Rafael Montero (6-3, 3.28) threw eight shutout innings, allowing only one hit, two walks and struck out 11 batters. In his last two starts […]

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Mets Minors Report: Leathersich To Triple-A, Den Dekker Ready For Promotion, Verrett Wins Ninth

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: Leathersich To Triple-A, Den Dekker Ready For Promotion, Verrett Wins Ninth

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 4, Sacramento 2 St. Lucie 10, Clearwater 3 Brooklyn 4, Connecticut 3 Pulaski 6, Kingsport 4 Prospect Pipeline Logan Verrett, who hasn’t won a game since July 19th, pitched a gem on Monday tossing eight innings, allowing one run on three hits, while walking three and striking out seven to earn his […]

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MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 12:10 PM

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 12:10 PM

The Mets look to salvage a split of their four-game series against the San Francisco Giants on Monday as the two teams meet in a 12:10 PM matinee at Citi Field. Dillon Gee (4-4, 3.77) takes the hill for the Mets and will be opposed by right-hander Tim Hudson (8-8, 2.71) for the Giants. Gee received his third consecutive loss […]

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Wright Insists That He’s Not Playing Hurt

An article by posted on August 3, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Insists That He’s Not Playing Hurt

After Sunday’s 9-0 shelling by the San Francisco Giants, Mets third baseman David Wright insisted that he’s healthy. ”I’m fine,” Wright told reporters gathered at his locker. “I’m just not hitting.” “I’ve got to get going,” Wright said. “We have a few guys who have to get going.” A reference perhaps to Curtis Granderson, who is 9-for-53 […]

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Mets Minors Report: Montero and Bowman Toss Gems, Lawley Blasts 19th Homer

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: Montero and Bowman Toss Gems, Lawley Blasts 19th Homer

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 2, El Paso 0 Binghamton 9, Bowie 4 St. Lucie 4, Dunedin 3 Hickory 10, Savannah 1 Auburn 14, Brooklyn 3 Kingsport vs Elizabethton postponed due to rain. Prospect Pipeline Rafael Montero pitched a gem, holding El Paso scoreless for a season high 6.2 innings, allowing just three hits, two […]

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Connor’s Corner: Appreciating Lucas Duda

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Connor’s Corner: Appreciating Lucas Duda

Lucas Duda came through once again yesterday, hitting another crucial home run that would be the difference in the game. The home run was his 18th of the season, tied for sixth best in the National League and second among National League first basemen. Going into yesterday’s game, he was tied for 16th in all […]

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Mets Minors Report 7/24: Herrera Still On A Tear, Matz Wins 4th Game With B-Mets

An article by posted on July 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 7/24: Herrera Still On A Tear, Matz Wins 4th Game With B-Mets

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas loses second game in row to Tacoma, 6-4 Binghamton salvages final game against first place Portland, 4-2 St. Lucie loses big to Tampa, 13-6 Savannah continue their winning ways defeating Augusta, 7-2 Brooklyn drops game to Aberdeen, 5-2 Kingsport loses in extra innings to Greeneville, 6-3  Prospect Pipeline Matt […]

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Di-Jest: Wilpons Hatch Plan For Bogus Wright Retirement Tour

An article by posted on July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Di-Jest: Wilpons Hatch Plan For Bogus Wright Retirement Tour

The crack investigative unit here at MMO has uncovered a cynical plot developed by Jeff Wilpon with the approval of Papa Fred and Uncle (“Can I sell yet?”) Saul. The younger Wilpon has become envious of what the Yankees, another team on the down slide, have done during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Last year […]

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