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Daniel Murphy Belongs At Second Base, Not Valdespin

An article by posted on June 12, 2013 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Belongs At Second Base, Not Valdespin

Two years ago, never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be typing the first six words of this post, but it’s true. Daniel Murphy has proven himself as a formidable second baseman in 2013, and jerking him around the diamond is not going to do him or the Mets any favors. The […]

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Pair Of Errors Lead To Seven Unearned Runs In Mets 9-2 Loss To Cards

An article by posted on June 12, 2013 0 Comments
Pair Of Errors Lead To Seven Unearned Runs In Mets 9-2 Loss To Cards

Jeremy Hefner started the game and while he was charged with six runs, only one of them were earned. He let up eight hits and walked two in 7.0 innings pitched  while striking out two. One of the hits was a three-run blast by Allen Craig in the fifth. Greg Burke allowed two unearned runs in […]

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Cardinals vs Mets: Spin At 2B Leading Off, Murphy At 1B Batting Cleanup

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Cardinals vs Mets: Spin At 2B Leading Off, Murphy At 1B Batting Cleanup

St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Mets Michael Wacha (0-0, 5.40) vs. Jeremy Hefner (1-5, 4.36 ERA)  Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin 2B Omar Quintanilla SS David Wright 3B Daniel Murphy 1B Lucas Duda LF Marlon Byrd RF John Buck C Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF Jeremy Hefner SP Game Notes Prior to tonight’s game, the Mets will […]

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Is Sandy Alderson’s Message Getting Tired and Old?

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Is Sandy Alderson’s Message Getting Tired and Old?

Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN on Monday afternoon and had a lot to say on a variety of topics which I summarized for you below. Before that, check out what John Harper of the Daily News had to say about Sandy’s latest version of “Cry Me A River”. It was […]

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Mets Waste Another Gem By Hefner In Nationals 3-2 Walk-Off Win

An article by posted on June 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Waste Another Gem By Hefner In Nationals 3-2 Walk-Off Win

I’m feeling very ill tonight so I hope you don’t mind this very condensed version of tonight’s game. The Mets blew a 2-1 ninth inning lead as the Washington Nationals tagged closer Bobby Parnell for two runs in their dramatic 3-2 walk-off win. Jeremy Hefner threw an absolute gem, holding the Nats to one run […]

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Murphy Drives In Go-Ahead Run In Mets 2-1 Victory Over Yankees

An article by posted on May 27, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Drives In Go-Ahead Run In Mets 2-1 Victory Over Yankees

Jon Niese started and despite not having his best stuff, he cruised through five scoreless innings. But then in the top of the sixth, centerfielder Brett Gardner tagged him for a leadoff triple and came around to score when Jayson Nix singled him home in the next at-bat for the first run of the game. After […]

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The 2013 Mets Are Suffering From A Lack Of Accountability

An article by posted on May 23, 2013 0 Comments
The 2013 Mets Are Suffering From A Lack Of Accountability

Matt Harvey has it. So does David Wright. Ike Davis tried to show it Wednesday, but only had warning track power. It is accountability, which is the backbone to admit screwing up. We certainly didn’t see any the past few days from the Knicks, so let’s turn to the Mets. After losing Thursday to the […]

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Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?

An article by posted on May 22, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?

Updated Post 7:40 PM Straight from the files of Believe It Or Not, Mike Puma of the New York Post reported via Twitter that Ike Davis is unlikely to be demoted before the end of the weekend. “Was told Ike is on double, secret probation, but likely still be a Met on Friday. Mets will use weekend to […]

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Featured Post: Keep Daniel Murphy In The Leadoff Spot

An article by posted on May 21, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Keep Daniel Murphy In The Leadoff Spot

It doesn’t matter that Daniel Murphy hit the game-winning homer Sunday afternoon, or that he’s the Mets’ hottest hitter, he should be in the leadoff spot going forward for the Mets. Because of Murphy’s high on-base percentage, batting him leadoff is something I have advocated, and I’m glad Terry Collins was thinking outside the box enough to make the […]

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Sacking Terry Collins Now Would Be Unfair

An article by posted on May 20, 2013 0 Comments
Sacking Terry Collins Now Would Be Unfair

Terry Collins will go to home plate tomorrow with the line-up card and likely get booed. Surely, he’ll hear it when he makes a pitching change. It won’t be fair, but we know few things in baseball aren’t fair.Collins doesn’t have a contract beyond this season, and his lame duck status rises to the surface when […]

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Murphy Batting Leadoff, But For How Long?

An article by posted on May 19, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Batting Leadoff, But For How Long?

Mets manager Terry Collins, has Daniel Murphy batting leadoff today against the Cubs. Murphy becomes the seventh player to be used in that spot by the Mets this season, joining Ruben Tejada, Jordany Valdespin, Mike Baxter, Collin Cowgill,Justin Turner and Kirk Nieuwenhuis. (ESPN) Here is what Collins had to say about it: “I’ll see how it goes. He’s swinging good. He’s swinging […]

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