Tag: Juan Lagares

Enjoy Final Days of the Terry Collins Leadoff Experiment

An article by posted on April 14, 2014 0 Comments
Enjoy Final Days of the Terry Collins Leadoff Experiment

One of the things you have to love about baseball, and it’s something I’ve grown to appreciate as I’ve gotten older, is how often the game will reverse what was essentially a bad decision to begin with. While an imperfect game at its heart, baseball has this beautiful course-correcting nature about it, and given enough […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Juan!!!

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Juan!!!

Good morning, Mets fans! Great win last night. Juan Lagares is on my mind after getting the game-winning hit to help us beat the Braves, so let’s talk about him, and see if I can get through this entire article without making Juan single pun. Wait, never mind. During the offseason and throughout spring training, […]

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Wright and Lagares Were Two Bright Spots In An Otherwise Dim Afternoon

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Wright and Lagares Were Two Bright Spots In An Otherwise Dim Afternoon

Despite a heart-breaking loss on Opening Day, a game that had the Mets only three outs away from victory, there were a couple of bright spots worth mentioning. While many may overreact to the team’s first loss and are focusing on another classic bullpen collapse, Eric Young striking out four times while batting leadoff, and […]

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Gary, Keith and Ron: Those Voices In Our Heads

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Gary, Keith and Ron: Those Voices In Our Heads

The Mets may not lead the league in many baseball categories, but they do excel in one area. The voices of the Mets SNY broadcast team; Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez, and Ron Darling, are the cream of the crop. All three were on top of their game in Steve Serby’s Q&A in the Sunday New […]

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Three Mets Players to Pull For in 2014

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Three Mets Players to Pull For in 2014

There are three Mets I’m really pulling for this season. Sure, we have the stars in David Wright and Curtis Granderson. Yes, we have the young studs in Zack Wheeler and the promise of Travis d’Arnaud. We also have the hopeful comeback stories of Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada. Of course I’m pulling for all […]

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How Much Does Lagares Have To Hit To Keep Starting Job?

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
How Much Does Lagares Have To Hit To Keep Starting Job?

It looks like Sandy Alderson may have inadvertently hinted that Juan Lagares will get a chance to be the everyday center fielder to begin the season when talking to reporters on Tuesday. “I think everybody would probably agree he’s our best outfielder, he’s our best center fielder,” Alderson said about Lagares. “But he’s going to […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 7, Braves 6

An article by posted on March 20, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 7, Braves 6

The Mets, back in action from their off day on Wednesday, faced the Atlanta Braves at Tradition Field today and Zack Wheeler went up against the Braves newly signed free-agent pitcher, Ervin Santana. After a game that saw a combined 13 runs on 22 hits, the Mets came out on top after an Anthony Recker three-run bomb […]

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How Does Chris Young Fit the Mets Plan?

An article by posted on March 19, 2014 0 Comments
How Does Chris Young Fit the Mets Plan?

The Chris Young signing is what I call a Hot Stove Head-Scratcher. Try as I might to understand the move, signing Young to a contract worth more than $7 million dollars simply doesn’t make sense. My litmus test for a free agent signing involves two basic questions. First, is there a reasonable expectation the free […]

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MMO Game Thread: Tigers vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Tigers vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets will host the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie this afternoon at 1:10 PM. Daisuke Matsuzaka, who is closing in on the fifth starter role, will opposes Kyle Lobstein for the Tigers. The game will be televised on SNY. Here is the starting lineup: Eric Young Jr, 2B […]

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How Juan Lagares Is Worth More Runs Than Eric Young, Jr.

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
How Juan Lagares Is Worth More Runs Than Eric Young, Jr.

Plenty has been said about who the Mets should have lead-off in their 2014 batting order. It seems like Eric Young, Jr. is the leading candidate, with his candidacy coming at the possible expense of defensive extraordinaire Juan Lagares. Mets fans have voiced their frustration about this on Twitter. It is time to take a […]

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