Tag: John Buck

Mets Will Play Both D’Arnaud and Buck At Same Time If It Comes Down To That

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Play Both D’Arnaud and Buck At Same Time If It Comes Down To That

Updated by HoJo at 2:15 PM According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, if Travis d’Arnaud is promoted at some point this season whenever the team deems him ready it will not affect John Buck’s playing time at all if he is still producing. Terry Collins said that both could possibly start in the same game with Buck potentially playing […]

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Mets vs Twins Game Preview, Notes, Starting Lineup, Spin Rides The Pine

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Twins Game Preview, Notes, Starting Lineup, Spin Rides The Pine

Mets Starting Lineup Collin Cowgill – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B John Buck – C Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Justin Turner – DH Ruben Tejada – SS Matt Harvey – RHP Game Notes The Mets had three players with four RBI last night, […]

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Daniel Murphy – The Mets’ Overlooked Offensive Star

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy – The Mets’ Overlooked Offensive Star

With all the attention being paid to John Buck’s torrid start, another Met’s offensive performance has gone under the radar.  But his start is just as noteworthy as Buck’s. Daniel Murphy has always been a great contact hitter, lashing doubles at a rate never before seen by a left-handed hitter in Mets history.  Nearly one-quarter […]

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The Grandest Buck-Shot Of Them All; Watch and Learn d’Arnaud

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
The Grandest Buck-Shot Of Them All; Watch and Learn d’Arnaud

Another game, another highlight. That’s what the season has been like for Mets catcher John Buck who belted a grand slam and scored two runs last night against the Twins. Buck is now batting .351/.350/.865 with an incredible 1.215 OPS on the season with a National League leading six home runs and 19 RBI and […]

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Who Are to Blame For Mets Early Woes?

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
Who Are to Blame For Mets Early Woes?

A buddy of mine asked me recently, when was I going to put out an article on how Ike Davis is killing the Mets with his at-bats and his inability to hit left handed pitchers and I kind of thought about it at first, because I didn’t feel that Ike warranted an article solely blaming […]

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First Impressions On 2013 Mets As I Get Ready To Brave Frozen Target Field

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
First Impressions On 2013 Mets As I Get Ready To Brave Frozen Target Field

Over their first 9 games the Mets have  shown some decidedly encouraging signs, but there have also been some glaring concerns. It’s far too early to draw any real conclusions, but it isn’t too early for a first impression. The Starting Pitching Two words: Matt Harvey. Harvey has been stellar … actually more than stellar, […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: What The Heff Happened In Philly Edition

An article by posted on April 11, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: What The Heff Happened In Philly Edition

The Mets drop their first road series of the 2013 season, losing 2 of 3 games against the hated Philadelphia Phillies. Here are the 3 Up and 3 Down from this series. Amazing Matt: Matt Harvey pitched the series opener on Monday night, and was spectacular once again. Harvey went seven innings giving up only […]

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Don’t Get Too Attached To John Buck

An article by posted on April 11, 2013 0 Comments
Don’t Get Too Attached To John Buck

John Buck, 32, has started the season with blinders on. He is focused and locked into every pitch the second it releases a pitcher’s hand and it’s almost as if it heads to the plate in super slow motion for him. He’s kept criticism at bay and been one of the bigger surprises for the Mets in the early […]

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Duda Blasts Two Homers, But Phillies Clobber Hefner In 7-3 Loss

An article by posted on April 11, 2013 0 Comments
Duda Blasts Two Homers, But Phillies Clobber Hefner In 7-3 Loss

The Philadelphia Phillies handed the Mets their first series loss of the season tonight as they pounded the Amazins’ by a score of 7-3 in a game that featured six home runs at hitter-friendly Citizens Bank Park. Jeremy Hefner took the hill for the Mets and and for the second night in a row a […]

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Obligatory John Buck What If Post: Keep Him Or Trade Him At The Deadline?

An article by posted on April 10, 2013 0 Comments
Obligatory John Buck What If Post: Keep Him Or Trade Him At The Deadline?

This is the T-Shirt Tuesday design for the April 23 game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, honoring Mets catcher John Buck. It bears a striking resemblance to Blitzen. In 31 plate appearances so far this season, Buck is batting .393/.387/.464 with four home runs and an NL leading 14 RBIs in eight games. Buck did […]

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