Tag: Juan Lagares

MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Phillies 1

An article by posted on August 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Phillies 1

The Mets (56-61) beat the Phillies (52-65) by a score of 2-1 on Saturday night in Philadelphia. Dillon Gee got the start for the Mets and was very solid, giving up just 1 run on 3 hits and 3 walks in 7 innings, striking out 4. Dillon tossed 109 pitches to get through his outing. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4

Congratulations to Bartolo Colon who won the 200th game of his career tonight as the Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 5-4 at Citizens Bank Park. Colon, 41,  was solid and allowed just one run over eight innings of work. He scattered six hits, walked nobody and struck out six batters. His […]

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Trade Talks For Alex Rios Gaining Traction

An article by posted on July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Trade Talks For Alex Rios Gaining Traction

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, trade talks for Rangers outfielder Alex Rios are “gaining traction” in several places. The Rangers are willing to eat some of the remaining salary on Rios’ contract if that’s what it takes to move him. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports says that the Indians, Giants, Reds and Royals are among […]

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Lagares’ Head First Slide Didn’t Sit Well With Collins

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares’ Head First Slide Didn’t Sit Well With Collins

During Sunday’s game at Miller Park, in the eighth inning, Juan Lagares was trying to beat out a ground ball to shortstop, when he decided to slide head first into the first base bag. Lagares was out on the play; a decision that Terry Collins was not too pleased about. “Everybody said it — I know […]

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Mets Turning Point: D’Arnaud Makes Padres Pay

An article by posted on July 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Turning Point: D’Arnaud Makes Padres Pay

It seemed like the Mets were going to cruise through the Padres in their first game back.  Travis d’Arnaud began the scoring as he singled in Granderson in the top of the first and later scoring on a Juan Lagares single giving the Mets an early 3-0 lead.   After the Mets scored another run […]

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Minaya Weighs in on Mets Youth Movement

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Minaya Weighs in on Mets Youth Movement

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya is happy for all the recent success the Mets have enjoyed, but also for what he sees as a bright future for the organization. In an interview with Mike Puma of the NY Post, Minaya praised the scouts and development people who drafted or signed most of the Mets players […]

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Can The Mets Youth Lead A Successful Second Half Push?

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Can The Mets Youth Lead A Successful Second Half Push?

At one point in his career, David Wright was the young prospect looking to make a name for himself with the big club, the new kid on the block surrounded by veterans. Marc Carig of Newsday writes that even though the Mets had the key players to make a run at the title during Wright’s early years, […]

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Mid-Season Grades Are Coming In…

An article by posted on July 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mid-Season Grades Are Coming In…

I always enjoy checking out all the mid-season grades that come out during the All Star break and so far we have Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mike Puma of the NY Post and Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger checking in. Here is a small spattering of what they are saying: ESPN New York […]

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Mets To Stick With Six Outfielders

An article by posted on July 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets To Stick With Six Outfielders

Terry Collins told reporters that he fully intends to stick with his six outfielder configuration after the All Star break even if it means not carrying a true backup shortstop. Since going with this unorthodox roster, Ruben Tejada has started 19 games in a row at shortstop and has batted .266 with a .382 on-base during that span. […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis is Making the Most of His Latest Opportunity

An article by posted on July 13, 2014 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis is Making the Most of His Latest Opportunity

One player who is really surprising me with his recent play is Kirk Nieuwenhuis. As I wrote last year on Mets Minors – Kirk was the forgotten man in the depth chart, a player whose star had fallen to the point where he didn’t even get a September call-up when the rosters expanded. But here he […]

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