Tag: Justin Turner

Mets Have Benefited From Minor League Call-ups

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

For the New York Mets, depth was a major issue heading into the season. Like in 2009, the injury bug has plagued the team, only earlier this year than anyone expected. However, the Mets have received timely contributions from several players who originally didn’t factor too much into the team’s plans for this season. Here […]

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Is It Time To Move Pagan Back To Top Of The Order?

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments

Since coming off the disabled list, Angel Pagan has been a hitting machine. With his hot return, it begs the question of whether Terry Collins should re-insert Pagan into the No. 2 spot in the lineup. As Pagan regains his stroke, Justin Turner continues handling the bat well, which is ideal for a No. 2 […]

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Limp Dickey, Bullpen Collapses, Mets Lose 9-3

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Limp Dickey, Bullpen Collapses, Mets Lose 9-3

R.A. Dickey left in the third inning with an injury and the Mets bullpen proceeded to allow nine runs in their 9-3 loss to the Cubs today Game Notes R.A. Dickey looked good or seemed to be pitching a great game, until the injury bug struck. While fielding a grounder, Dickey seemed to hurt his […]

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From Left Field: What Happens When Wright, Davis and Pagan Return?

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

Though setbacks have delayed their return to action, Angel Pagan, David Wright and Ike Davis will eventually be healthy enough to play. In fact, Pagan is expected back in the lineup this Friday. While last night’s game was a poor indicator, the Mets have actually played some good baseball without three of their regulars players. […]

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Could Justin Turner Replace Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments

Fans, writers, and teams tend to get overly excited when a player gets off to a fast start. This exact thing has happened with Justin Turner. He has been on fire since his first appearance this year on April 19th against the Houston Astros. In 21 games, Turner has hit .333 with a .492 SLG%. […]

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Justin Turner “Un-Vail-ed”

An article by posted on May 22, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner “Un-Vail-ed”

It seems like a lot of people have sent the Justin Turner bandwagon into overdrive. From #JustinTurnerFacts on Twitter (tip of the blue Mets cap to The Daily Stache for creating what has become a trending topic on Twitter) to this guy who’s written too many blogs on him recently, Justin Turner seems to be […]

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He Did It! Turner Sets New Rookie RBI Record For Mets

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments
He Did It! Turner Sets New Rookie RBI Record For Mets

Justin Turner drove in a run for the seventh straight game, establishing a new franchise rookie mark. Swoboda had RBIs in six straight games in August 1965. Turner’s line-drive single to right plated Daniel Murphy as the Mets took a 2-0 first-inning lead. Unfortuantely the Mets got clobbered 7-3, but let’s hear it for Turner. […]

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First Blood: Dickey Dazzles, Murphy Crushes, Mets Top Yanks 2-1

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey may have had his best outing of the season, and the combination of Justin Turner and Daniel Murphy provided all the offense for the Mets in their 2-1 win against the Yankees. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out today and pitched a phenomenal game. Robert Allen went out today, and went six innings […]

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Gee Tosses A Gem In Mets 1-0 Win Over Nats

An article by posted on May 20, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had the best outing of his career and Justin Turner knocked across the only run in the Mets 1-0 win against the Nationals, winning the series Game Notes Dillon Gee pitched like a veteran today, nearly tossing a no-hitter, but like every other Met to ever pitch in uniform, gave up a hit […]

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The Mets Are Still Finding Interesting Ways To Lose

An article by posted on May 17, 2011 0 Comments

I am happier than anyone with how the Mets have been playing lately. The team is getting offensive production from unlikely sources, the bullpen has been miraculous and Mike Pelfrey seems to be getting back on track. However, all of a sudden, shades of the 2009 injury plague have crept back to the team. David […]

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