Tag: hitting

Dave Magadan Named New Hitting Coach For D’Backs

An article by posted on November 27, 2015 0 Comments
Dave Magadan Named New Hitting Coach For D’Backs

Former Mets infielder Dave Magadan will join the Arizona Diamondbacks and serve as their new hitting coach, the team announced on Wednesday. Magadan has worked the past 13 seasons as a hitting coach, the last three coming with the Texas Rangers (2103-2015). He also spent four seasons with the San Diego Padres (2003-2006) and six […]

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Jacob deGrom Talks Royals, Excitement, Confidence

An article by posted on October 27, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Talks Royals, Excitement, Confidence

Jacob deGrom spoke to reporters this evening at Kauffman Stadium. Here is some of what he had to say. Terry said maybe you were a little fatigued the last couple of starts. I didn’t feel fatigued out there. I just felt I was having trouble locating, which happened to me early on this year. I […]

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Will Royals Have An Edge Against Mets’ Power Pitching?

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Will Royals Have An Edge Against Mets’ Power Pitching?

After dominating the Cubs’ powerful lineup in the NLCS, the Mets may face their biggest challenge yet against the Royals. While Kansas City’s lineup isn’t nearly as dangerous, they could match up better against Mets’ star studded staff due to their excellent contact hitting skills. The Royals had the best strikeout rate in the majors […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Mets With @GrafixJoker

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Mets With @GrafixJoker

I had a chance to do an interview with diehard Mets fan and popular artist Joe Maracic more popularly known as @GrafixJoker on Twitter. He’s also the designer of the many different Mets cartoon images you’ve seen all over social media and even on SNY Monday night. Enjoy my Q&A with this passionate Mets fan […]

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Cubs Bloggers Help Preview Mets vs Cubs NLCS

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Bloggers Help Preview Mets vs Cubs NLCS

The Mets wrapped up a series win against the Dodgers in the National League Division Series on Thursday night, which earned the team the privilege of matching up against a scary-good Cubs team that won 97 games in the NL Central, the toughest division in baseball. Along the way, the Cubs knocked off the 98-win […]

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Ex-Met Turner Is Locked In Against Former Team

An article by posted on October 14, 2015 0 Comments
Ex-Met Turner Is Locked In Against Former Team

Facing his former team in the NLDS, ex-Met Justin Turner is having an incredible series. He’s batting .467 in 17 at bats, and has been huge for the Dodgers in the clutch. Turner crushed a key two-run double against Steven Matz with two outs in third inning last night, and he also made an impressive play […]

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Harvey Focused On What Is Best For Team: Winning

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Focused On What Is Best For Team: Winning

As Mets right-hander Matt Harvey gets set to take the mound in a pivotal Game 3 of the NLDS against the Los Angeles Dodgers, there is only one thing on his mind, and that’s winning. Amidst all of the drama surrounding the “tackle” from Chase Utley that ended Ruben Tejada‘s postseason, Harvey is focused on […]

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MMO Roundtable: Which Dodgers Player Do You Fear The Most?

An article by posted on October 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Which Dodgers Player Do You Fear The Most?

XtreemIcon – Adrian Gonzalez. The Dodgers, like the Mets, are built on their tremendous starting pitching and will need their offense to come through to win. The Mets are throwing three RHP in the series and A-Gon has an .850 OPS against righties. No one else in the lineup comes close to threatening like A-Gon […]

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Who Has Been The Mets’ Top Rookie: Syndergaard Or Conforto?

An article by posted on October 2, 2015 0 Comments
Who Has Been The Mets’ Top Rookie: Syndergaard Or Conforto?

Last week the New York Mets announced this year’s Sterling Award winners, honoring the top players throughout their minor league system. It got me to wondering who the top rookie has been for the Mets this season. The Mets have had 11 players make their major league debuts this year, but clearly the two biggest […]

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Hansel Robles Suspended 3 Games For Intentionally Throwing At Rupp

An article by posted on October 1, 2015 0 Comments
Hansel Robles Suspended 3 Games For Intentionally Throwing At Rupp

MLB announced that Hansel Robles has been suspended for three games for “intentionally” throwing a pitch at the head of Cameron Rupp in Wednesday night’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Don’t know how they determined it was intentional, but Robles is becoming a high maintenance player. Funny thing is that I thought Logan Verrett would […]

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Are Duda and Cespedes the NL’s Best 1-2 Punch?

An article by posted on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
Are Duda and Cespedes the NL’s Best 1-2 Punch?

Ever since August 1st, the Mets have exploded for the most runs in the National League. A huge reason for this outburst has been the tremendous production of Yoenis Cespedes and Lucas Duda. The two have combined for 26 home runs during in this span and have an outstanding .975 OPS during the stretch run. […]

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