Tag: Juan Lagares

Mets Still Have A Lead-off Dillema

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Still Have A Lead-off Dillema

The way things currently stand, the New York Mets don’t have a leadoff hitter. They tried nine last season before settling on Eric Young. The signing of Curtis Granderson sends Young to the bench, that is, unless the Mets trade Daniel Murphy and move Young to second base. However, the Mets are asking a lot for Murphy, so there’s nothing […]

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David Wright: Curtis Instantly Makes Us A Better Team

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
David Wright: Curtis Instantly Makes Us A Better Team

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Where Curtis Granderson will fit in with the New York Mets outfield is still to be determined, David Wright has no doubt he does fit with his team. Granderson is penciled in to hit fourth behind Wright, giving him the protection he hasn’t had since Carlos Beltran and Carlos Delgado were here. Manager Terry Collins doesn’t know which of the […]

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Hold The Champagne

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Hold The Champagne

We’re all such Mets fans. Give us the smallest spark of hope, the tiniest roster change, one decent WHIP, or a great year two or three seasons in the past for an aging player, and we’re practically giddy with excitement. Oh, the Mets – serious wild card contenders at last! We never should have doubted […]

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It Would Be A Mistake If Lagares Is The Odd Man Out

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
It Would Be A Mistake If Lagares Is The Odd Man Out

It’s something that is asked of me more and more in the last three weeks; will Juan Lagares lose any playing time or even his starting job in center field in light of the Mets new outfield additions? I’d always thought there was no chance that anyone would supplant Lagares in center, but I began […]

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The Mets Should Look To Tighten Up Defense At Shortstop

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Should Look To Tighten Up Defense At Shortstop

It sounds like the Mets won’t be adding Stephen Drew to hold down the shortstop position next season. Sandy Alderson also noted that Ruben Tejada could be the Mets’ shortstop when the season starts in 2014. Mets’ Twitter broke out into a panic when this news broke at around 6:15pm on the first night of […]

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Thoughts On The Improbable Gardner For Murphy Swap

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts On The Improbable Gardner For Murphy Swap

The Daniel Murphy for Brett Gardner trade talk is continuing to pick up steam despite the Mets and Yankees appearing to be strange bedfellows. Lets start with Andy Martino of the Daily News who says the Mets have already told an official from at least one other club that they are willing to move Daniel […]

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Mets Could Still Target An Outfielder Despite Chris Young

An article by posted on December 8, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Could Still Target An Outfielder Despite Chris Young

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports dished on Chris Young to Robert Brender who’s down in Orlando covering the Winter Meetings. Rob asked Rosenthal about the possibility of the Mets adding another outfielder this week. “Certainly that would be a possibility. I would be interested in seeing how Chris Young plays next year. Now, he isn’t […]

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Juan Lagares Heading To New York (Knee)

An article by posted on December 5, 2013 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Heading To New York (Knee)

Juan Lagares told followers via Twitter that he is flying to New York to have his knee looked at by team doctors. No word yet as to how he incurred the injury or it’s severity, but Lagares says “he’s putting it all in God’s hands.” He followed up with a tweet that reads, “Everything is good my people.” The […]

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Nothing Is Imminent: The Story Of Us

An article by posted on December 5, 2013 0 Comments
Nothing Is Imminent: The Story Of Us

If you had to pick three words to best describe the Mets offseason so far – the offseason we’ve all waited three years for – those are the three words right there… Nothing is imminent. The Mets sent a contingent of scouts and executives to watch Jose Dariel Abreu. But nothing is imminent. The Mets […]

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Did The Mets Make A Mistake By Not Pursuing Michael Choice?

An article by posted on December 4, 2013 0 Comments
Did The Mets Make A Mistake By Not Pursuing Michael Choice?

Yesterday, as reported by Steve Adams on MLBTR, the Athletics acquired Craig Gentry and Josh Lindblom from the Texas Rangers in exchange for Michael Choice and Chris Bostick. Gentry is one of the top defensive outfielders in the MLB, but struggles offensively against right-handed pitching. As Steve Adams notes, “Gentry has thrived against left-handed pitching […]

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