Tag: Ike Davis

Morning Briefing: Thor and Gsellman Start in Mets Split Squad Action

An article by posted on 08/03/2017 0 Comments
Morning Briefing: Thor and Gsellman Start in Mets Split Squad Action

Good morning, everyone! The Mets are playing two split-squad games today. The Mets will send Noah Syndergaard to the hill against the Red Sox and Rick Porcello, while the other Mets squad will start Robert Gsellman against the Astros and Charlie Morton. Gsellman looked sharp and tossed two scoreless innings with two strikeouts in his first spring start. […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Upset Over WBC Roster Exclusion

An article by posted on 09/02/2017 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Upset Over WBC Roster Exclusion

Asdrubal Cabrera had been training for the past few weeks with Team Venezuela for the upcoming WBC in March. Manager Omar Vizquel told him that he would likely play some shortstop and third base. New York Mets shortstop Cabrera found out on social media that he would not be on the official WBC roster for […]

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Odd Man Out

An article by posted on 30/12/2016 0 Comments
Odd Man Out

Once the Mets re-signed Yoenis Cespedes, it became obvious that an outfielder would be traded. The logical candidate was Jay Bruce. Although he had done little since the Mets acquired him at the 2016 trade deadline, Bruce was not yet 30 years old and has been a reliable middle of the order power hitter for […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 2

An article by posted on 22/04/2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 2

The Mets (12-3) won their tenth game in a row on Wednesday night, beating the Braves (8-6) at Citi Field by a score of 3-2. Dillon Gee pitched for the Mets and tightroped his way through seven innings of two-run ball, working around eight hits and a walk, striking out three. After the Mets squandered […]

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It’s Opening Day, And What Could Be Better?

An article by posted on 06/04/2015 0 Comments
It’s Opening Day, And What Could Be Better?

It’s Opening Day, and what could be better? There’s a little extra kick in your step this morning and getting out of bed wasn’t the drag it usually is… You woke up smiling as the little voices in your head said, It’s Opening Day, baby!” The Mets and you are tangled in a deep, long-term […]

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Does A Contract Extension for Lucas Duda Make Sense?

An article by posted on 30/03/2015 0 Comments
Does A Contract Extension for Lucas Duda Make Sense?

Last Spring, the Mets were debating whether to start Ike Davis, Lucas Duda, or even Josh Satin at first base. One year later, Ike Davis is wearing yellow and green in Oakland, and the team is considering a long-term contract for Duda, who is coming off a breakout season. What is unique about Duda as […]

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Oakland A’s Acquire Ike Davis

An article by posted on 23/11/2014 0 Comments
Oakland A’s Acquire Ike Davis

The saga of Ike Davis lives on.  ESPN’s Adam Rubin has reported that the Oakland A’s acquired the former Met from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for International signing money.  This will be the embattled slugger’s third team in less than a year’s time. A’s GM Billy Beane jumped right away to pick up the […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Was Flores’ Development Strategy Actually a Budgetary Strategy?

An article by posted on 19/09/2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Was Flores’ Development Strategy Actually a Budgetary Strategy?

An MMO Fan Shot by Pedro’s Rooster In Thursday’s New York Post, Sandy Alderson spoke of the organization’s feelings about Wilmer Flores, presumably as part of the team’s future. “We’re getting a lot more comfortable,” Alderson said. “One of the reasons for giving Flores as much playing time as we have is to build up […]

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Can We Really Trust Lucas Duda?

An article by posted on 17/09/2014 0 Comments
Can We Really Trust Lucas Duda?

On August 1st, Lucas Duda was batting .263. He had driven in 61 runs and had 20 home runs under his belt. Since that date, his numbers have slipped drastically. This morning he wakes up to a .248 batting average and has added 7 more home runs. The numbers tell the story of an emerging […]

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Is Lucas Duda The Future At First Base?

An article by posted on 28/08/2014 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda The Future At First Base?

A simple search of my Twitter feed, or my comment history on this site will reveal a strong dislike for Lucas Duda (as a baseball player, I don’t know the man). This spring when the Mets were auditioning both Duda and the since traded Ike Davis for the everyday first base spot, I strongly backed […]

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