Tag: hitting

Mets Minor League Recap: Matz Wild, Nimmo Homers

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Matz Wild, Nimmo Homers

Steven Matz got his 2nd AAA start and it did not go as well as the first as he walked five hitters and gave up five hits which lead to three runs for Sacramento. Matz got his first AAA loss in the 3-2 game and struggled to locate his fastball but didn’t get any help […]

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Where’s The Mets’ Offense?

An article by posted on April 12, 2015 0 Comments
Where’s The Mets’ Offense?

What happened to the team that led the Grapefruit League in batting, on-base, slugging and OPS? What happened to the team with the rock star hitting coach? What happened to that offensive juggernaut that struck fear up and down the Florida coastline? “We knew we were swinging good in spring training,” manager Terry Collins said […]

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John Mayberry Jr Will Play Regularly vs Lefties

An article by posted on April 11, 2015 0 Comments
John Mayberry Jr Will Play Regularly vs Lefties

Mets manager Terry Collins mentioned that Mets reserve John  Mayberry Jr will start regularly vs left handed pitching due to his success vs southpaws. That will likely affect Lucas Duda and Curtis Granderson’s playing time. (Adam Rubin, ESPN) Mayberry signed with the Mets on Dec. 12 for $1.45 million. He made his first start on […]

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MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

The official roster for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s was announced this week. The Mets are entering their third year with the 51s and are quickly approaching the end of a contract that takes them through the 2016 season, where I hope this connection ends. The ballpark itself can hurt pitcher development as less moisture […]

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Buddy Carlyle Decision On Out-Clause Looms

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
Buddy Carlyle Decision On Out-Clause Looms

On the eve of the season opener, Mets reliever, Buddy Carlyle has an out-clause on his contract that he can exercise, assuming he is not on the Opening Day roster. The Mets are deciding whether to carry an extra bullpen pitcher in substitution of a bench player, which would reduce the bench to four players. […]

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Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

Dave in Spain asks… “What are the chances of Monell getting the backup C job instead of Recker? He’s hitting much better in ST, and has more power. With Edgin and Wheeler going to the 60-day DL there will be a 40-man roster spot open.” Daniel McCarthy replies… Johnny Monell has been tearing the cover […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Yankees 2

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Yankees 2

The New York Mets beat the New York Yankees by a score of 7-2 on Wednesday at Gearge M. Steinbrenner Field. Offense: What can I say about future All Star Juan Lagares that I haven’t said already? Wow, another great game from Lagares who went 2-for-3 with a double, home run, two runs scored, two […]

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Making Sense of Matt Reynolds

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Making Sense of Matt Reynolds

With Daniel Murphy likely to start the season on the DL, 24-year-old Matt Reynolds has a good chance of turning an impressive Triple-A campaign from last season into a starting spot on the Mets 2015 Opening Day lineup. The second-round pick from Oklahoma has never been rated a top prospect, in fact Baseball America doesn’t […]

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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Mayberry, Granderson, Lagares Sizzling

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Mayberry, Granderson, Lagares Sizzling

Who’s Hot: Matt Harvey – Harvey has come out swinging this spring. National League – be afraid. Be very afraid. In 14.1 innings this spring, he’s struck out 12 while walking 1 with a WHIP of 0.84 to go with a sparkling 1.26 ERA. He’s also been breezing through his starts. We missed you Matt. […]

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Still Plenty Of Questions As We Near Opening Day

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
Still Plenty Of Questions As We Near Opening Day

I’ve watched Mets baseball games since 1962. Before every season has started there have been questions about the team that the upcoming season would have to answer. However, in thinking about the 2015 team I am stunned by how many questions I have about this team – the one that promises to make a “playoff […]

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