Tag: hitting

Lagares Rips Two Doubles In His Return

An article by posted on May 2, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Rips Two Doubles In His Return

Juan Lagares returned to the Mets lineup on Thursday night after a stint on the 15 day disabled list, and didn’t skip a beat. While batting leadoff, Lagares connected for two doubles and drove in the first Mets run of the game, while displaying his customary spectacular defense in center field. Lagares lifted his batting […]

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Alderson Talks About Increasing Payroll, Trading From Depth, 90 Wins

An article by posted on May 1, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Talks About Increasing Payroll, Trading From Depth, 90 Wins

Speaking to Tyler Kepner of the New York Times, general manager Sandy Alderson reiterated his 90 win goal for the Mets this season and also said he is authorized to increase payroll if he needs to. “We challenged ourselves to think realistically about what each player could do,” Alderson said by phone on Wednesday. “It’s […]

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Syndergaard Throws Seven Strong Innings

An article by posted on May 1, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Throws Seven Strong Innings

Noah Syndergaard delivered his most dominant performance of the season on Wednesday night as Las Vegas defeated Reno by the score of 6-1. Syndergaard threw 96 pitches over seven innings allowing an unearned run on four hits and two walks while striking out seven – a new season-high. Three of his seven strikeouts came in his […]

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D’Arnaud Is Heating Up, Would Love To See Him Bat Second

An article by posted on April 29, 2014 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Is Heating Up, Would Love To See Him Bat Second

  While the Mets find themselves at an impressive 14-11 after 25 games in what was a pretty tough schedule, they still languish at the bottom of the rankings in several offensive areas including batting average, on-base and slugging. That we were able to get as far as we have without any real offensive propulsion […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Can the Pitchers Start Hitting?

An article by posted on April 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Can the Pitchers Start Hitting?

Good morning, Mets fans! Congratulations! If you are reading this, you have as many hits as the entire Mets pitching staff has in the 2014 MLB season. The Dodgers and Yankees will be entering a bidding war for your services shortly. Mets pitchers, as Jared Diamond pointed out in his column yesterday, are 0-for-41 on […]

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Nimmo Homers, Collects Four Hits, Now Batting .407

An article by posted on April 29, 2014 0 Comments
Nimmo Homers, Collects Four Hits, Now Batting .407

April 29 Brandon Nimmo went 4-for-4 with two singles, a home run and a double on Monday night for St. Lucie. He scored twice, drove in two runs and fell a triple short of the cycle. Nimmo and teammate T,J, Rivera are both hitting .407, the best mark in the Florida State League. Each player […]

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Scout Says d’Arnaud Doesn’t Look Strong, Lacking Energy

An article by posted on April 25, 2014 0 Comments
Scout Says d’Arnaud Doesn’t Look Strong, Lacking Energy

Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud continues to struggle and is slashing at .190/.277/.276 in 65 plate appearances this season. Baseball Prospectus spoke to a scout who told them:  “I haven’t liked him so far. He hasn’t looked good defensively, including allowing a bunch of passed balls. I’ve seen him miss some fastballs, almost like he has […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Baseball With Top Prospect Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on April 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Baseball With Top Prospect Dilson Herrera

When the Mets knew that their 2013 season wasn’t going anywhere, they decided to unload two main players, Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pittsburgh Pirates, hoping that in return they would receive some future value to the organization. What they did receive would not pay any dividends for years to come, but it was a way to […]

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Andrew Brown Optioned To Make Room For Bobby Abreu

An article by posted on April 21, 2014 0 Comments
Andrew Brown Optioned To Make Room For Bobby Abreu

The Mets have added Bobby Abreu to the 25 man roster and he will be available for tonight’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Andrew Brown was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas to make room for him. Brown batted .185 with one home run and five RBI in 30 plate appearances this season. The 40-year-old Abreu hasn’t […]

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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on April 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets will try and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Braves as they close out their three-game series Sunday at 1:10 PM. Zack Wheeler (1-2, 4.67 ERA) will start for the Mets and be opposed by rookie righthander David Hale (0-0, 2.89) for the Braves. Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Curtis Granderson […]

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