Tag: Kirk Nieuwenhuis

MMO Fan Shot: Did Not Having A Leadoff Man Hurt Mets More Than We Think?

An article by posted on September 27, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Did Not Having A Leadoff Man Hurt Mets More Than We Think?

Opening Day Lead-off Man, Collin Cowgill On September 22, 2013, Rob Rogan of Mets360.com wrote an article titled, The 2013 Mets were worse than you thought. In his article, he includes the following table to show how the Mets performed by position using fWAR: From April 20 - May 25, the Mets record was 9-22, a .290 […]

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Mets Announce Aaron Harang Will Start Thursday Against The Nationals

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Announce Aaron Harang Will Start Thursday Against The Nationals

The Mets announced that Aaron Harang will get the start on Thursday against the Washington Nationals. Harang, 35, had his contract selected today from Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League and will wear uniform No. 44. Recently, he pitched 6.0 innings, allowed six hits, three runs, earned, issued two walks and struck out six vs. Salt Lake […]

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Has Eric Young Jr. Done Enough To Warrant The Left Field Job In 2014?

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Has Eric Young Jr. Done Enough To Warrant The Left Field Job In 2014?

Ever since we acquired Eric Young Jr. from Colorado after they placed him on waivers, I never looked at him as anything more than a utility outfielder. I saw a player who was taking advantage of his increased playing time which came as a result of flops by Collin Cowgill, Lucas Duda, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and […]

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Matt den Dekker Will Be Center (Field) Of Attraction Today

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Matt den Dekker Will Be Center (Field) Of Attraction Today

Providing the weather clears, the New York Mets will run out another rookie this afternoon: lanky center fielder Matt den Dekker. This kid can fly and run down a ball in the gap with anybody the Mets have, but is a slow study at the plate. Den Dekker’s opportunity comes in the aftermath of the trade […]

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How The Mets Almost Derailed The Career Of Juan Lagares

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
How The Mets Almost Derailed The Career Of Juan Lagares

In a chat for ESPN Insider, baseball analyst Keith Law fielded a couple of questions about the Mets including one on Juan Lagares. Keith Law: Pretty darn good defender, better than I’d ever heard (never saw him before he reached the majors). He was 10th on my Mets prospect rankings before 2012, so he was on […]

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Hits & Misses: Forever Young? Who’s At Short? A Flores For Your Thoughts?

An article by posted on August 12, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Forever Young? Who’s At Short? A Flores For Your Thoughts?

What a week we just wrapped up and as is usually the case, there’s plenty of storylines and news we can talk about before the Mets take the field at 10:10 PM against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Who’s At Short? For the time being Terry Collins is fully intent on going with Omar Quintanilla as […]

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Forever Young: EYJ Makes His First Met Home Run A Memorable One

An article by posted on August 3, 2013 0 Comments
Forever Young: EYJ Makes His First Met Home Run A Memorable One

Eric Young Jr. delivered a walk-off two-run homer against Luis Mendoza to beat the Royals 4-2 as the Mets snapped Kansas City’s nine-game winning streak. Young produced his first homer as a Met. It was the first walk-off hit of Young’s career and the third walk-off homer by a Met this season, joining Jordany Valdespin […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Demoted, Jenrry Mejia Added To 25 Man

An article by posted on July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Demoted, Jenrry Mejia Added To 25 Man

Kirk Nieuwenhuis was demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas after tonight’s 2-1 loss to make room for Jenrry Mejia on the 25-man roster. Terry Collins said Mejia would not be returning to the minors with the Mets needing to take the roster back to 25 players, and suggested the Mets were preparing to use a six-man rotation that includes […]

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Collins Doesn’t Want Byrd Traded, Wants More Players To Step Up Already

An article by posted on July 20, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Doesn’t Want Byrd Traded, Wants More Players To Step Up Already

Updating this post from Thursday, Terry Collins threw his weight around on the matter of trading Marlon Byrd. In short, Collins is hoping that it doesn’t happen and is fearful of how a team struggling to score runs would survive the loss of their second most productive hitter, “If there’s moves made before the end […]

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Hefner Rocked As Phillies Defeat The Mets In 13-8 Drubbing

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner Rocked As Phillies Defeat The Mets In 13-8 Drubbing

The Phillies torched Jeremy Hefner and racked up 11 runs in the first three innings on their way to a 13-8 win over the Mets tonight at Citi Field. Hefner was rocked for eight runs in two-plus innings before being pulled in the third before registering an out. he allowed 10 hits including a home […]

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