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Nero Continues To Fiddle As Rome Burns

An article by posted on July 2, 2015 0 Comments
Nero Continues To Fiddle As Rome Burns

The backsliding continues. These losses are getting tougher and tougher to take. Last night’s 1-0 defeat was particularly painful because we wasted yet another incredible pitching performance. It’s become the narrative for this team. I don’t know who these guys are anymore. What is this team and what are they prepared to do to win? […]

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In-House Options Remain The Best Bet For Mets Offense

An article by posted on July 1, 2015 0 Comments
In-House Options Remain The Best Bet For Mets Offense

If you told most Mets’ fans during the long, cold, winter recess between October and the start of spring training that halfway through the upcoming season their team would sit within a few games of first place in the division, most would be thrilled. To have simply achieved a legitimate level of competitiveness following six […]

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Should Mets Extend Murphy A Qualifying Offer?

An article by posted on July 1, 2015 0 Comments
Should Mets Extend Murphy A Qualifying Offer?

With the Mets’ hitting woes continuing on Tuesday night, does it make sense to extend Murphy a qualifying offer during the offseason? Murphy has been one of the team’s most consistent and reliable hitters throughout his career. Over the past two years, he’s hitting .287 with a .734 OPS and 13 home runs in 198 […]

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Duda And Cuddyer Are Struggling To Produce

An article by posted on June 26, 2015 0 Comments
Duda And Cuddyer Are Struggling To Produce

During the just concluded Mets road trip that included a seven game losing streak, the team received very poor production from Lucas Duda or Michael Cuddyer. While many of the lineup’s struggles could be blamed on injuries, the middle of the order is simply failing to step up during the absences of David Wright and […]

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Collins Doesn’t See True Replacement For Granderson As Leadoff Hitter

An article by posted on June 22, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Doesn’t See True Replacement For Granderson As Leadoff Hitter

Curtis Granderson has struggled with consistency hitting from the leadoff spot for the Mets this season, batting just .239 albeit with a .331 on-base percentage. But lately, it’s been a grind for Granderson. He’s batting just .174 in his last six games and producing just a .303 on-base in a 12 game span. Manager Terry […]

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Duda and Lagares Will Be In Today’s Lineup

An article by posted on May 25, 2015 0 Comments
Duda and Lagares Will Be In Today’s Lineup

Update: The team announced that both Lucas Duda and Juan Lagares are in today’s lineup. Lucas Duda and Juan Lagares who both missed Sunday’s game in Pittsburgh are hoping to return to the lineup on Monday. (New York Post) Duda had tightness in his right hamstring from running the bases on Saturday’s game and Lagares […]

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Wright Shutdown Again With Sore Back

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Shutdown Again With Sore Back

The team just announced that David Wright has suffered another setback and has been shutdown for the second time this month due to a sore back. Assistant general manager John Ricco told reporters that the injury has been identified as spinal stenosis – a narrowing of the spinal column. Doctors have made it clear that only […]

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D’Arnaud Progressing Well, Could Be Activated For Pirates Series

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Progressing Well, Could Be Activated For Pirates Series

The news is good on Travis d’Arnaud who has already been cleared to swing a bat and took some dry swings on Monday and will now ramp things up from there. “Tomorrow, he’ll probably do some more dry work, then some tee work, if everything is OK there, he’ll do some soft tosses so he can […]

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Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

Couple of years back I wrote a piece where I detailed several alternatives to Terry Collins as Manager of the NY Mets. You can read it here if you are so inclined. Well, here we are two years later and wouldn’t you know it, Terry is still our manager. I guess none of the options I […]

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Wright Could Resume Baseball Activities On Monday

An article by posted on May 10, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Could Resume Baseball Activities On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that the Mets are optimistic that David Wright can begin baseball activities on Monday. Wright was shutdown before the weekend because of lower back pain. He was prescribed anti-inflammatory medication and rest after an MRI showed no structural damage. The Mets said that Wright’s original hamstring injury has healed […]

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