Tag: hitting

Effectively Using Fringe Prospects

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
Effectively Using Fringe Prospects

Path Of A 4A Player Every organization carries a number of players who are referred to as Quad-A material. From early on, many are deemed for this generic role. Typically, they are selected in the middle rounds of the draft and produce well enough at every level to advance to Triple A. They arrive at […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Promotion Looming; Kirk Up, den Dekker Down

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Promotion Looming; Kirk Up, den Dekker Down

Updated 5:50 PM Adam Rubin of ESPN is reporting that Travis d’Arnaud is tentatively going to be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas in time for the Mets series against the Oakland Athletics starting on June 24th. The move is most likely going to be made so the minor league option will be rescinded. D’Arnaud has been […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 2

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 2

The Mets (32-40) salvaged the final game of the three-game series against the Cardinals (39-33) 3-2 at Busch Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Bartolo Colon, who has been terrific his last few starts, was terrific again, pitching eight innings allowing just one run on four hits.  He only recorded one strikeout, but didn’t allow a walk […]

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It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

The question of whether the Mets need to bring in the walls at Citi Field is back on the menu again after a season-ticket holder raised the issue with Sandy Alderson during a Q&A session held on Friday. “Changing the ballpark is not a panacea for not hitting with men in scoring position,” Alderson said. […]

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A Desperate Plea to MLB from a Mets Fan

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
A Desperate Plea to MLB from a Mets Fan

It’s hard to perform under pressure. I’ve always felt sorry for bomb squad guys and hockey goalies, although the bomb guys have these awesome robots now, but lets not get on the subject of robots. Pressure can be paralyzing… deer in the headlights kind of thing. But you figure with a deer in the headlights […]

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Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

With all of the struggles the Mets have had over the past couple of weeks, it is easy to overlook anything positive.  Some positives can be more obvious than others but they are out there. One thing that seems to be encouraging is the performance of Lucas Duda.  Although his statistics over the last 10 […]

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Relief Prospect Jeff Walters Suffers Torn UCL

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
Relief Prospect Jeff Walters Suffers Torn UCL

Mets RHP prospect Jeff Walters has sustained a torn ulnar colateral ligament (UCL) in his pitching elbow. The injury is likely to require Tommy John surgery, thus adding to this season’s epidemic of similar injuries. Walters is on the 40-man roster and was considered to potentially be a late-season call-up to strengthen the bullpen. In […]

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We Deserve Better

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
We Deserve Better

So here we are more than a third of the way into the season and sitting at seven games under .500 with 99 left to play. Here we are coming off of a disastrous road trip that began with so much hope but ended with a season-high six game losing streak. Here we are heading […]

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D’Arnaud Batting .180, Calls His Performance “Unacceptable”

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Batting .180, Calls His Performance “Unacceptable”

Travis d’Arnaud went 0-for-3 on Friday night and grounded into a pair of double plays as the Mets fell to the Giants by the score of 4-2. After the game, a dejected d’Arnaud told reporters, “I got to be better than this. This is unacceptable to me.” “Every day I show up, I’m ready to play. […]

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Mets Scout Tells MMO Conforto Is Complete Player With 20-25 Home Run Ability

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Scout Tells MMO Conforto Is Complete Player With 20-25 Home Run Ability

The Mets selected outfielder Michael Conforto of Oregon State with their 10th overall pick in the Major League Baseball Draft on Thursday. Mets Area Scout Jim Reeves told Clayton Collier of MMO that he scouted Conforto for the Mets and described him as a “complete ballplayer” who has the ability to hit 20-25 homers in […]

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