Tag: Ike Davis

Mets Unlikely To Acquire A First Baseman This Offseason… Stockholm Syndrome?

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Unlikely To Acquire A First Baseman This Offseason… Stockholm Syndrome?

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Mets are unlikely to pursue a first baseman from outside the organization this winter, after speaking to Sandy Alderson. “The Mets expect to have their first base answer in-house, between Ike Davis, Lucas Duda and Josh Satin. That will leave shortstop and the outfield corners as the main […]

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Alderson Made It Known Backman Had No Chance Of Managing The Mets

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Made It Known Backman Had No Chance Of Managing The Mets

Manager Terry Collins will return to manage the Mets next season, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. Even with the Mets’s September record at 2-8, he will not be held responsible for wins and losses on a team that is lacking major league talent and will have it’s fifth losing season in a […]

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Why Do You Still Watch?

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
Why Do You Still Watch?

You  might be frustrated and disgusted by watching the Mets lose to the Nationals, but it is far better than not having any Mets to watch at all. October has to be the worst month because there’s baseball, but baseball without the Mets. At least in November there’s the start of the free-agent season, highlighted […]

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Mets GM Praises Allan Dykstra Who Becomes A Free Agent This Winter

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets GM Praises Allan Dykstra Who Becomes A Free Agent This Winter

After a season in which Allan Dykstra put together a .274/.436/.503 line with a career-high 21 home runs and 82 RBIs for the Binghamton Mets, the first baseman/designated hitter is eligible to be a minor league free agent this winter. In his third year of Eastern League action since the Mets acquired him from the San Diego […]

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Rubin: Mets Have No Intentions Of Non-Tendering Ike Davis

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Rubin: Mets Have No Intentions Of Non-Tendering Ike Davis

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have no intention of non-tendering Ike Davis based on what team insiders have told him. Rubin adds that team insiders appear satisfied that Davis will not be cost prohibitive in 2014 in a way that would force them to cut him loose. That may be […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Add Me To List Of The Walking Wounded Edition

An article by posted on September 7, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Add Me To List Of The Walking Wounded Edition

In major league baseball, injuries are a common, almost expected part of the game. If you are an everyday player, you generally play between 135 and 150 games a season. If you are a starting pitcher you may appear in as many as 30-35 games. A reliever can pitch theoretically at around 100 games max. […]

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Duda Is Rewriting The Mets Plan At First Base

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments
Duda Is Rewriting The Mets Plan At First Base

The great thing about baseball is how it shifts your opinions on players from Point A to Point B and then back to Point A again. Always evolving, always transforming and always wonderfully unpredictable. It’s sort of like real life that way. I remember all the jokes, all the griping and all the complaining when […]

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Fair or Foul: Not So Fast On Trading Bobby Parnell…

An article by posted on September 4, 2013 0 Comments
Fair or Foul: Not So Fast On Trading Bobby Parnell…

For a team that after three seasons still has so many holes to fill, I find it amazing how many times I read posts about trading away the few productive players we do have for either more prospects or merely for the fact that arbitration is approaching. Yesterday, in a post on MetsBlog announcing that […]

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Ike Davis Offers His Goodbyes and Farewells…

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Offers His Goodbyes and Farewells…

“Ike Davis made his way around the clubhouse offering farewells on Monday,” writes Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Davis will miss the rest of the season with a strained right oblique, and as you can read below, probably has played his last game as a Met… Ya’ll take care now, Ike… It’s been a […]

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Byrd Promised To Teach Satin To Play Outfield This Offseason

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Byrd Promised To Teach Satin To Play Outfield This Offseason

Marlon Byrd may be gone, but he still may have a big impact on the Mets going forward. You see, Before departing the Mets in a trade to the Pirates last week, the veteran Byrd told his Southern California neighbor Josh Satin that he will spend time this offseason teaching him to play the outfield, according […]

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