Tag: hitting

Jose Abreu and Lucas Duda: What Could Have Been and What Is…

An article by posted on June 28, 2014 0 Comments
Jose Abreu and Lucas Duda: What Could Have Been and What Is…

Yes, I know, I know, I know… Jose Abreu has 25 home runs and looks like the second coming of Hank Greenberg. I know, I know, I know… We should’ve signed him. But don’t you think 28 other teams are thinking the same thing right about now? Sometimes, the unlikely happens and a prospect actually matches […]

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Plawecki Homers In Vegas Debut

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
Plawecki Homers In Vegas Debut

Update June 27 Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki went 1 for 4 with a solo homerun in his first game for Triple-A Last Vegas. Before being promoted the 23-year old former first-round pick hit .326/.378/.487 with 18 doubles, 6 long balls, and 43 RBI for Double-A Binghamton. Updated June 24 It is official.  Adam Rubin […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 2

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 2

The Mets opened up their four game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 5-2 loss on Thursday night at PNC Park. Daisuke Matsuzaka started the game for the Mets and was tagged for five earned runs on five hits including a three-run homer by Pirates prospect Gregory Polanco. Dice-K didn’t have it tonight and […]

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MMO Game Recap: Marlins 3, Mets 2

An article by posted on June 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Marlins 3, Mets 2

The Mets (33-41) dropped the second game of their four game set with the Marlins (37-36) on Friday night by a score of 3-2. Daisuke Matsuzaka got the start for the Mets and pitched very well, as he has all season. After Rafael Furcal scored in the first inning following his leadoff triple, the 33-year […]

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Darin Gorski Showing He Belongs In Vegas

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Darin Gorski Showing He Belongs In Vegas

I’m sitting here smiling at 12:40 in the morning, knowing I have to get up early for today’s radio show.  Yes, a little part of the smile is for Zack Wheeler and his brilliant three-hit complete game shutout, the first in his career.  But, the biggest part of my smile points towards Las Vegas where […]

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Chris Young Compares His Poor Start To 2013 With A’s

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Compares His Poor Start To 2013 With A’s

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Chris Young sees parallels between his subpar start last season with the Oakland Athletics, which resulted in reduced playing time, and his current status with the Mets. “It’s a little similar with the playing time and with the gaps in between at-bats that I’ve had from time to time,” Young tells […]

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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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