Tag: Ike Davis

Saying No To Trumbo

An article by posted on July 30, 2013 0 Comments
Saying No To Trumbo

The Mets find themselves in a real tricky spot heading into 2014. Whether we like it or not, what we thought was a sure thing – is now far from it. The Mets have no answer at First Base anymore. It’s a rare moment when a franchise goes from thinking they have a cornerstone franchise […]

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Bullpen Solid As Mets Grab 6-5 Victory Against Marlins

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments

Jeremy Hefner and the Mets turned things around tonight as they scrapped out a 6-5 victory over a red-hot Marlins’ squad. The Mets got the scoring started in the top of the third. Anthony Recker singled, followed by an Omar Quintanilla single. After Hefner failed to get a bunt down, Eric Young Jr. grounded out […]

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Nationals Thump Three Homers In 4-1 Mets Defeat

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals Thump Three Homers In 4-1 Mets Defeat

The New York Mets lost their second straight against the Washington Nationals by the score of 4-1 this afternoon in our nation’s capital. Dillon Gee started and was charged with all four runs that scored on two solo home runs by Ian Desmond and Denard Span, and a two-run shot by Bryce Harper. Gee, who […]

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Mets Need More Pitching More Than They Need Marlon Byrd

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Need More Pitching More Than They Need Marlon Byrd

There’s an old adage in baseball: you can never have enough good pitching. There’s another adage in life: you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. Beat both in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth and fluffy and you’ve got something resembling the 2013 New York Mets. […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Lagares, Satin, Turner Earn Starts In Nightcap

An article by posted on July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals vs Mets: Lagares, Satin, Turner Earn Starts In Nightcap

The Mets start to work on their back log of missing games today as they play two with the Nationals. But it would be rude if I continued and didn’t wish you a Happy Harvey Day. Therefore, Happy Harvey Day! RHP JENRRY MEJIA Game 1 Preview and Starting Lineup: Juan Lagares – CF Daniel Murphy – […]

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Mejia Shines In 11-0 Win, Mets Take BP In First Game Of Doubleheader

An article by posted on July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mejia Shines In 11-0 Win, Mets Take BP In First Game Of Doubleheader

The Mets’ bats were on fire and Jenrry Mejia was dominant in his debut today as the Mets took the first game of the doubleheader, 11-0, and crept even closer to the .500 mark, as well as a second place spot in the standings. The Amazins struck just seven pitches into the game when Daniel Murphy […]

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(Updated) Satin Deserves A Major League Opportunity

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
(Updated) Satin Deserves A Major League Opportunity

Updated 12:40 PM: Keith Law wrote me saying: Your writer says: “Keith Law must be a terrible assistant GM and front office person, and that’s why no major league team has hired him since he got shit-canned in Toronto.” You can call me whatever names you like, but I was not “shit-canned” or fired by […]

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Thoughts On Trading D’Arnaud, Plawecki’s Projectability, and Targeting Corey Hart

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts On Trading D’Arnaud, Plawecki’s Projectability, and Targeting Corey Hart

Thoughts from Joe D. I wanted to chime in on a post that appeared here yesterday. It was an excellent discussion about the possibility of trading Travis d’Arnaud for Jurickson Profar, where Kevin Plawecki would fit in, and the possibility of taking a flyer on the currently injured Corey Hart who becomes a free agent […]

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Braves vs Mets: Hefner On Mound, Kirk and Recker In Against Hudson

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
Braves vs Mets: Hefner On Mound, Kirk and Recker In Against Hudson

Braves vs. Mets RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-7, 3.93) vs. RHP Tim Hudson (7-7, 4.08) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes RHP Carlos Torres earned […]

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Meet The New Ike Davis; Bunter Extraordinaire

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
Meet The New Ike Davis; Bunter Extraordinaire

Just look at that perfect form and that brilliant execution as Ike Davis lays down a bunt invoking memories of Jackie Robinson, Lou Brock and Ozzie Smith. Such form, such presence, and of course that game-breaking speed…. ZZZZRRRRPPPP….. Yeah, whatever, Davis drove in the run that put the Mets ahead for good last night with […]

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