Tag: infield

An MMO Original: Ultimately, Wither Wilmer?

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: Ultimately, Wither Wilmer?

By virtue of his tearful response to the rumored report of his services being dispatched to Milwaukee as part of the return in the scuttled Carlos Gomez deal, Wilmer Flores has become a fan and media darling. Every at-bat since that fateful night has been greeted with an ovation and his subsequent heroic performance in […]

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Featured Post: Team Responds After Collins Puts Them All On Notice

An article by posted on July 26, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Team Responds After Collins Puts Them All On Notice

Prior to Saturday’s 15-2 Mets blowout victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Mets manager Terry Collins put all Mets position players “on notice” especially the underperforming hitters. Collins message was fairly simple. Play well and you’ll keep playing. Play badly and you will be benched. “Whoever’s swinging the bat’s going to play,” said Collins. “It’s about […]

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Potential Second Base Logjam Looms

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
Potential Second Base Logjam Looms

If we are to assume that the Wilmer Flores shortstop era has come to a close, then and a potential logjam at second base appears to be in the cards for the 2016 season. Based on Flores’ recent statement to the effect that his comfort level is higher on the right side of the keystone […]

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Collins Frustrated, Will His Pleas For Help Fall On Deaf Ears?

An article by posted on June 22, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Frustrated, Will His Pleas For Help Fall On Deaf Ears?

What a frustrating weekend it’s been. Turner Field has been a house of horrors for our Mets, and this particular sweep at the hands of the Atlanta Braves was deflating to say the least. I’ll be happy when they tear that damned stadium down in 2017 and make it a parking lot. Listening to Terry […]

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Erik Goeddel Placed On DL; Daniel Muno Recalled

An article by posted on June 12, 2015 0 Comments
Erik Goeddel Placed On DL; Daniel Muno Recalled

The Mets have placed right-handed relief pitcher Erik Goeddel on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow strain. In his place, Daniel Muno has been recalled again from Triple-A. Goeddel, 26, has a 1.96 ERA over 23 innings with the Mets. In that span, he has struck out 23 batters and walked just seven. […]

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Tejada Continues To Produce, Has Three-Hit Night

An article by posted on June 2, 2015 0 Comments
Tejada Continues To Produce, Has Three-Hit Night

Ruben Tejada continued to swing a hot bat on Monday night, going 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored. He is now 8-for-17 with four RBI over his last four games since starting at third base. After the game manager Terry Collins told reporters that he doesn’t want Tejada to view this as a […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

The Mets (20-14) fell to the Cubs (18-15) 2-1 tonight although despite a spectacular game from the Dark Knight. Matt Harvey pitched seven strong innings, allowing three hits, two walks and no earned runs while striking out nine Cubs. Carlos Torres came in to pitch the 8th. He gave up a one-out single to Addison […]

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ESPN New York: Syndergaard or Matz Could Make Spot Start In May

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
ESPN New York: Syndergaard or Matz Could Make Spot Start In May

I wanted to update this post with some new information from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York who writes: “The Mets are beginning a stretch of 20 games in 20 days on Friday in Philly. While noncommittal so far, the Mets could use a spot starter during that stretch if the rotation’s workload is taxing, […]

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Collins’ Bullpen Management: Familia Unconcerned With Heavy Workload

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
Collins’ Bullpen Management: Familia Unconcerned With Heavy Workload

Jeurys Familia told the New York Post he is unconcerned with his heavy workload and the pace with which manager Terry Collins is using him. “T.C. knows when we need a day, when we feel tired,” Familia said. “He knows what he is doing. He is a smart manager, and when somebody needs a day just […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Just Juanderful

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Just Juanderful

Well, this kind of sucks. I was hoping that the David Wright and Travis d’Arnaud injuries wouldn’t burden this team too much, but lately it’s been clear that they can’t continue to fend for themselves much longer without two of their key pieces. Luckily, their return isn’t too far off in the distance: Wright resumed […]

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Could Herrera Push Murphy Out At Second Base?

An article by posted on May 2, 2015 0 Comments
Could Herrera Push Murphy Out At Second Base?

The Mets promoted highly touted infield prospect Dilson Herrera to the majors this week. He started at second base on Friday while Daniel Murphy played third base, filling in for the injured David Wright. Once Wright returns, Murphy is slated to return to second base. However if Herrera plays well at second base while he’s […]

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