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Collins: “We Miss David’s Bat In The Lineup”

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Collins: “We Miss David’s Bat In The Lineup”

Terry Collins acknowledged to reporters after the Mets 3-1 loss to the Braves on Wednesday night at Turner Field, that the team really wishes their Captain was available to play. “Obviously we miss David [Wright],” Collins said. “We miss David’s bat in the lineup. There’s no doubt. It kind of spreads out things a little […]

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Wright To Avoid DL, But Mets Will Play Shorthanded Until Friday

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Wright To Avoid DL, But Mets Will Play Shorthanded Until Friday

Adam Rubin reports that the Mets will play shorthanded during their series against the Atlanta Braves while David Wright remains in New York getting treatment on his bruised left rotator cuff, according to what Terry Collins said on Monday afternoon. Collins said there has been “zero” consideration to placing Wright on the disabled list and team doctors believe he […]

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It Was A Poorly Conceived Roster Right From The Start

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
It Was A Poorly Conceived Roster Right From The Start

There is so much I want to say and write about this team right now, but I can only produce content in short bursts for now. One of our readers emailed me regarding the six-outfielder configuration the Mets are now choosing to employ. Obviously, the Mets are desperate and this new tactic only shows a […]

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Mets Halfway Mark Long Way From 90 Wins

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Halfway Mark Long Way From 90 Wins

After Saturday’s win against the Pirates, the Mets improved to 37-44 and at this point barring any major changes to the roster, the team is on pace to win only 74 games and not the 90 that was set as the team goal by Sandy Alderson. “We’re not going to make any excuses,” Terry Collins […]

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Jose Abreu and Lucas Duda: What Could Have Been and What Is…

An article by posted on June 28, 2014 0 Comments
Jose Abreu and Lucas Duda: What Could Have Been and What Is…

Yes, I know, I know, I know… Jose Abreu has 25 home runs and looks like the second coming of Hank Greenberg. I know, I know, I know… We should’ve signed him. But don’t you think 28 other teams are thinking the same thing right about now? Sometimes, the unlikely happens and a prospect actually matches […]

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Collins Doesn’t Get It

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Doesn’t Get It

Here’s what Mets manager Terry Collins said about infielder Wilmer Flores before the game against the Cardinals on Wednesday. “We’ve got to start winning. We don’t have time to develop players right at the moment.” It’s amazing that Collins would make such an admission even though most of us have always known he is clueless […]

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Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

The roster is about to get as back to normal as it can.  Adam Rubin of ESPN has reported that Juan Lagares took like batting practice on Monday in Port St. Lucie.  His last appearance was back on June 1st.  Lagares has been nursing a strain on his right side and hopes to be back […]

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Chris Young Strikes Out Four Times, Now Batting .196

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Strikes Out Four Times, Now Batting .196

Chris Young may have had one of his worst games as a Met today, going 0-for-4 with four strikeouts and failing to hustle on a line drive into the outfield that got by him. Young saw his batting average drop to .196 with a .283 on-base percentage. The fans at Citi Field let him have it, booing […]

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Granderson Is Day To Day With Sore Calf

An article by posted on June 13, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Is Day To Day With Sore Calf

Curtis Granderson has been the Mets’ hottest hitter in the month of June, batting .361 in 44 plate appearances. Just when you think he is going to turn his season around, he comes up lame with a calf injury and is held out from Thursday’s game. He did pinch hit for Gonzalez Germen in the […]

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Collins Rewards Tejada’s Hot Bat With Lead-Off Spot

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Rewards Tejada’s Hot Bat With Lead-Off Spot

Ruben Tejada batted lead-off for the first time this season on Tuesday night, but as Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes, it was actually his 100th career start atop the lineup. Terry Collins replaced Matt den Dekker atop the order with Tejada, because over the past few weeks, the shortstop has been wielding a hot bat. […]

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