Tag: Ike Davis

This Time – It’s About Mechanics Not Excuses With Ike

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
This Time – It’s About Mechanics Not Excuses With Ike

In 2012, Ike Davis had valley fever. In 2012, Ike Davis was rusty because he had missed so much playing time in 2011. In 2012, the hitting approach impacted Ike Davis negatively. In 2012, Ike Davis didn’t have enough lineup protection or he was shuffled around the order too much. In 2012, Ike Davis should […]

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Ike Davis Outraged After Being Bypassed, Alderson Had To Calm Him Down

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Outraged After Being Bypassed, Alderson Had To Calm Him Down

This morning on WFAN, Craig Carton was ripping Ike Davis over a report from a source who told him that Davis went ballistic in the clubhouse after the Mets opted to promote Zach Lutz instead of him. “How can they promote him over ****ing me,” he reportedly screamed at manager Wally Backman.. He became such […]

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Ike Davis Named PCL Player Of The Week

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Named PCL Player Of The Week

As we were talking about when Ike Davis will make his return to the Mets in the big leagues, he’s been bestowed with today’s Pacific Coast League Player of the Week award. The first baseman enjoyed a week in which he hit a healthy .474/.630/.1.263 in six games. That line includes four home runs, seven […]

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Jayce Boyd Is Now Menacing Florida State League Pitching

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Jayce Boyd Is Now Menacing Florida State League Pitching

Jayce Boyd finally got that long waited promotion to Advanced-A, right after the SAL All Star Game as I had speculated. But don’t think for a moment that the better class of pitching has slowed him down any… It hasn’t. The right-handed first-bagger has a four game hitting streak and has nine hits in his […]

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Murphy Is Batting .195 In June, Flores Raking In Vegas, Something’s Gotta Give

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Is Batting .195 In June, Flores Raking In Vegas, Something’s Gotta Give

After a torrid start to the season, second baseman Daniel Murphy, who occasionally moonlights at first base as well, is mired in one of his longest funks of the season and perhaps his career. With the ongoing exploits of Marlon Byrd and David Wright, and the resurgence of newly acquired Eric Young Jr., Murphy’s slump […]

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The Mets Weekly 6/24: How About Harvey, Wheeler and Syndergaard For Starters?

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Weekly 6/24: How About Harvey, Wheeler and Syndergaard For Starters?

Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the Braves and Phillies while weighing in on the Ike Davis, Jon Niese, Travis d’Arnaud and Collin Cowgill storylines. Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter at @TheMetsWeekly and you can subscribe to them on their YouTube channel […]

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Mets Place Lucas Duda On The DL, Call Up Zach Lutz

An article by posted on June 23, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Place Lucas Duda On The DL, Call Up Zach Lutz

Updated by Daniel N. at 10:00 PM Lucus Duda is now on the 15-day DL with a left intercostal strain Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork has reported. The Mets have recalled infielder Zach Lutz from Triple-A to replace him on the roster. Lutz, 27, was hitting .286 (53-185) with 11 doubles, seven home runs and 37 RBIs […]

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MMO Exclusive: As Mets Continue Their Evolution, Their Outlook Keeps Getting Brighter

An article by posted on June 22, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: As Mets Continue Their Evolution, Their Outlook Keeps Getting Brighter

Aided by subtle changes to the roster and some apparent development on the part of some of the younger Mets, the Orange and Blue have stepped up their game recently in a most heartening way. Possibly spurred on by a lackluster style of play that seemingly reached its nadir with a run of 10 losses […]

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Mets vs Phillies: Hefner Takes On Hamels To Begin Weekend Series

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Phillies: Hefner Takes On Hamels To Begin Weekend Series

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia • 7:05 PM RHP Jeremy Hefner (1-6, 3.96) vs LHP Cole Hamels (2-10, 4.40) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Anthony Recker – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar […]

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The Sandy Alderson Improvement Plan

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
The Sandy Alderson Improvement Plan

It was the stuff of Candid Camera. It has since become known as the “Marshmallow Experiment.” In 1960, Stamford Professor Walter Mischel, wanted to find out whether delayed gratification, having to wait before attaining a satisfying outcome, was healthy for people. Mischel devised a study to find out. Mischel brought together a group of young […]

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