Tag: Juan Lagares

3 Up, 3 Down: Another NL East Rivalry Lives On

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Another NL East Rivalry Lives On

Perhaps not as intense as the Mets and Nationals rivalry looks to be in coming years, but the Miami Marlins have played hard fought games against New York all season and like the Mets, they’re a squad that is centered around young talent and a low payroll.  The fish kept finding ways to get hits […]

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MRI Reveals Sprained Elbow For Lagares, Return Uncertain

An article by posted on September 17, 2014 0 Comments
MRI Reveals Sprained Elbow For Lagares, Return Uncertain

Juan Lagares left Tuesday night’s game against the Marlins with what the team initially called a hyper-extended right elbow. He was removed prior to the top of the fifth and was replaced by Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Lagares hyper-extended it while making a strong throw to nail Garrett Jones at second base after trying to run down a fly ball […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Playoffs? Nat Happening.

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Playoffs?  Nat Happening.

Yesterday, the Mets wrapped up a 4 game series against their division rival, the Washington Nationals.  Prior to the start of Thursday’s series opener at Citi Field, the Mets were 7-2 in the month of September and on the back end discussions of the wild card race.  This matchup confirmed two things, the Mets are not […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Grandy Man Can

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: The Grandy Man Can

Let’s take a brief look at some of this weekend’s highs and lows in this edition of 3 & 3. 3 Up 1. Curtis Granderson needed to turn in a great series and that is exactly what happened this weekend. The veteran right fielder went 5-for-12 (.417 Average) with a double, two home runs, six […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Kids Are Alright

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: The Kids Are Alright

The Mets finished up their three game set against the Marlins with a 2-1 series victory last night. New York has an interesting parallel with their division rivals from Miami, in that both organizations have dwelled at the bottom of the NL East cellar for many years now, but through those years they also stockpiled […]

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Keep Murphy As Super Utility Player?

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Keep Murphy As Super Utility Player?

Wait, what? That’s exactly what Joel Sherman of the New York Post suggests the Mets do with Daniel Murphy next season. The Mets should pay Murphy roughly $8 million to be a utility man next year, or really a super-utility man. Their defenseless version of Ben Zobrist. His reasoning is that a team that already struggles […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Phil Up on Momentum For Miami

An article by posted on September 1, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Phil Up on Momentum For Miami

The Mets went almost entirely with home grown talent this weekend against the Phillies as clubhouse veterans such as Daniel Murphy, David Wright and Curtis Granderson saw their playing diminished for various reasons.  The results?  The Amazins’ added another series W to this year’s resume.  Below are the usual 3 Up/3 Down takeaways. 3 Up 1.  Sunday […]

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Di-JEST: Mets To Expand Use Of Rally Towels

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: Mets To Expand Use Of Rally Towels

Let’s face it. If we make a list of things that have worked for the Mets in 2014 it would be a short one: #1  Jacob deGrom – Both with his arm and his bat #2  Lucas Duda – Who’d a thunk the Mets would choose the right keeper between him and Ike? #3 Rally […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Hollywood Hulk

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Hollywood Hulk

The Mets continued their West Coast road trip and stopped by Los Angeles for a 3 game set against the N.L. West leading Dodgers. NY dropped 2 of 3, but unlike previous series, there were great individual takeaways for players looking to lock up their positions for 2015 and beyond. Conversely, the veterans were showed […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Bay Watch

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Bay Watch

The Mets concluded their brief two game set against the Oakland A’s and yet again, walked away with a split.  To quote ACDC’s late Bon Scott, “I’m hot, and when I’m not, I’m cold as ice”.  That pretty much sums up this series, this season and this team.  Below is a 3 up/3 down review […]

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