Tag: Ike Davis

Lucas Duda Sums Up Why He Won’t Be On The Mets Moving Forward

An article by posted on August 14, 2013 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Sums Up Why He Won’t Be On The Mets Moving Forward

Lucas Duda has recently been seeing more time at first base, his natural position, rather than left field. This decision has reportedly been made solely by Triple-A manager Wally Backman, not from the front office. It’s no secret that Duda never felt comfortable in the outfield, as he could turn even the most routine of […]

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Ryu Stifles Mets’ Offense While Harvey Struggles In 4-2 Loss

An article by posted on August 14, 2013 0 Comments
Ryu Stifles Mets’ Offense While Harvey Struggles In 4-2 Loss

Well, there are some days when Matt Harvey will show up to the ballpark and be human. Tonight, unfortunately, was one of those nights and we could tell from the beginning. Our resident ace had trouble locating all of his pitches, although his fastball still had tremendous late life and a high velocity. He hung […]

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Hits & Misses: Murphy’s Future Role, When Defense Matters Most, Capping Innings Is A Good Thing

An article by posted on August 13, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Murphy’s Future Role, When Defense Matters Most, Capping Innings Is A Good Thing

Someone asked me today if we should just go ahead and send Daniel Murphy to the bench in a super utility type role. “Of course”. I responded. Looking at how far his defense has been regressing and how inconsistent his bat has been, it’s no big secret how this movie is going to end. Once […]

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Collins Will Ignore The Numbers And Reward Davis With Starts Against Lefthanders

An article by posted on August 13, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Will Ignore The Numbers And Reward Davis With Starts Against Lefthanders

Looks like what I was afraid would happen is gonna happen… Terry Collins told reporters last night that he is going to reward Ike Davis for raising his average above the Mendoza Line by putting him against lefty starter beginning tonight against Hyun-jin Ryu or on Wednesday against Chris Capuano. Since his promotion, Davis’s batting average had climbed […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Speed Kills… And So Do 3-RBI Games

An article by posted on August 12, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Speed Kills… And So Do 3-RBI Games

Things are starting to look bright. Despite David Wright landing on the DL and speculations about him not coming back for the season, the Mets seem to be doing just fine without him. Completing a sweep of the Rockies (who had won 8 straight against the Mets at Citi Field prior) and taking 2/3 from […]

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Mets vs Dodgers: Mejia Goes Up Against Nolasco In Series Opener

An article by posted on August 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Dodgers: Mejia Goes Up Against Nolasco In Series Opener

Mets at Dodgers • 10:10 PM • Dodger Stadium Jenrry Mejia (1-1, 1.96) vs Ricky Nolasco (8-9, 3.65) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jenrry Mejia – RHP Game Notes OF […]

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Niese Returns Triumphantly, Flores Slams First MLB HR In 9-5 Mets Win

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Returns Triumphantly, Flores Slams First MLB HR In 9-5 Mets Win

Hit em hard, hit em fast… The Mets held to that today and kept the D-Backs at bay the entire game as they flattened Arizona in a 9-5 win. They took the lead early after Paul Goldschmidt booted a grounder with the bases loaded and two out. A routine play that would have ended the […]

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Wheeler Edges McCarthy In Pitcher’s Duel, Flores Drives In Three In 4-1 Mets Win

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Edges McCarthy In Pitcher’s Duel, Flores Drives In Three In 4-1 Mets Win

  Well, well, well… Wheeler had his way with the D-Backs in this one and improved to 4-0 on the road as the Mets went on to slither past Arizona, 4-1. Wheeler didn’t do all the work, however, as he got some offensive support from our resident youth movement: Wilmer Flores and Juan Lagares. Wilmer […]

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Featured Post: Balancing Growing Pains With Search For Run Production

An article by posted on August 9, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Balancing Growing Pains With Search For Run Production

The long-anticipated arrival of Wilmer Flores to the Mets’ big league roster highlighted two areas of concern for the organization going forward: first, the dearth of viable position player prospects at the upper levels of the system, and second, the need for a modicum of patience on the part of fans and management alike to […]

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Mets Farm Lacks Position Players, So Lets Trade Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on August 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Farm Lacks Position Players, So Lets Trade Wilmer Flores

Sorry for the title, it wasn’t intended to be serious, but more of a retort I’ve been giving a lot of Met fans lately who seem to be in a rush to trade Wilmer Flores. A notion I find to be highly illogical given the precarious offensive dilemma the Mets find themselves in. I had […]

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