Tag: Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Mets Minors: Kirk Blasts Two Dingers, Tapia Tosses Seven Scoreless

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Kirk Blasts Two Dingers, Tapia Tosses Seven Scoreless

LAS VEGAS 13, EL PASO 7 Logan Verrett made the start on Wednesday in what turned out to be a slugfest against El Paso. Verrett did not fare well in his AAA debut, allowing a whopping seven earned runs on twelve hits in six innings pitched. However, he did strike out nine batters, while only walking […]

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Lagares Says Recovery Will Take 1-2 Weeks

An article by posted on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Says Recovery Will Take 1-2 Weeks

April 16 Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger reports that Juan Lagares received his MRI results on Wednesday and after talking to the trainer, said his recovery time should take about 1-2 weeks. “I feel better now,” said Lagares. April 15 Citing a source from the team, Marc Carig of Newsday is reporting that the Mets will […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 9, Diamondbacks 0

An article by posted on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 9, Diamondbacks 0

There are nights when everything works, right from the start. Tuesday in Arizona was one of those nights for the Mets. Facing Met-Killer, Bronson Arroyo, and wearing number 42 on all of their jerseys in honor of Jackie Robinson, the Mets put three quick runs on the board in the top of the first inning. […]

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Lagares’ Injury and the Optimist’s View

An article by posted on April 15, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares’ Injury and the Optimist’s View

The hamstring injury to Juan Lagares is unfortunate on so many levels. While the Spring was filled with much debate on how much playing time Lagares would see, it was clear he had become the team’s everyday centerfielder just two weeks into the season. With Lagares, the argument has always been that he is a […]

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Collins Reminds Nieuwenhuis He’s Not Forgotten

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Reminds Nieuwenhuis He’s Not Forgotten

Terry Collins has recently made a point to tell Kirk Nieuwenhuis that, despite the additions of Curtis Granderson, Eric Young Jr. and Chris Young since the middle of last season and the impressive play by Juan Lagares, he is not an afterthought, according to Adam Rubin. Nieuwenhuis hit .189/.278/.337 with 18 hits, 14 RBI’s and […]

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Mets Pitching Is The Key To Beating Preseason Projections

An article by posted on February 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Pitching Is The Key To Beating Preseason Projections

Even if it´s tough to believe for Mets fans, the reason for rather modest projections for 2014 is the lack of trust that analysts have in the – mostly unproven – Mets pitching staff. The Fangraphs ZiPS projection is a good indicator for that. The entire projected opening day pitching staff (i.e. rotation of Niese […]

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Love Is In The Air…

An article by posted on January 16, 2014 0 Comments
Love Is In The Air…

I’m sure that you’ve all heard about David Wright getting married to his longtime girlfriend Molly Beers, last month. Sorry ladies, he’s officially off the market. Wright, 31, tied the knot in California and most of his teammates both were all on hand. “For me it’s the next step to growing up and the next […]

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Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

Mike Petriello of ESPN (Insider Subscription) writes that the Mets had one of the best under-the-radar offseasons by signing Curtis Granderson and Chris Young to upgrade their outfield defense. For most of the first third of 2013, he writes, the corner outfielders in New York were Lucas Duda in left and Marlon Byrd in right, flanking a rotating combination of Rick Ankiel, Collin Cowgill, Jordany Valdespin and Kirk […]

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Mets Historic Third Round Picks

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Historic Third Round Picks

The Mets have selected 47 players in third round of the June amateur draft. Of these 47 players, 15 of them have made it to the Major Leagues. That’s a 31% rate. What kind of success have these 15 men had in the bigs? 1965 - Joe Moock - Joe made to the bigs in 1967 with the […]

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Ojeda Tabs Lagares As His Breakthrough Player for 2014

An article by posted on October 29, 2013 0 Comments
Ojeda Tabs Lagares As His Breakthrough Player for 2014

Nick asks… Is Juan Lagares an everyday player? He seems more like a Endy Chavez defensive substitute type to me, but I keep hearing that he has a hold on the everyday center field job. Do you think his bat will develop or will we see the same offensive production we saw last season? Any […]

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