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2013 Season Review: Daniel Murphy, 2B

An article by posted on October 11, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Season Review: Daniel Murphy, 2B

DANIEL MURPHY, 2B PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS As often has been the case with Daniel Murphy, expectations were moderate at best. If given the chance, the Mets would have replaced him, but with more pressing needs they spent their limited resources elsewhere so Murphy remained in the lineup. After several years of searching for a position, Murphy […]

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Hits & Misses: Beltran To The Phillies? Tulo and CarGo Are Going Nowhere?

An article by posted on October 10, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Beltran To The Phillies? Tulo and CarGo Are Going Nowhere?

I read some scuttlebutt last night about the Philadelphia Phillies possibly honing in on free agent to be Carlos Beltran this winter. If every free-agent signee were able to guarantee a replication of the previous year’s performance, Beltran would be No. 1 on the Phillies’ list. In 600 plate appearances for the Cardinals in 2013, […]

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No End In Sight, Even As 2013 Comes To A Close

An article by posted on September 29, 2013 0 Comments
No End In Sight, Even As 2013 Comes To A Close

With Saturday’s loss, the Mets have clinched themselves a protected draft pick. However, it is starting to seem like this will be irrelevant. Reports on Friday indicated that the Mets do not plan on pursuing any of the top free agents, with the possible exception of Shin-Soo Choo, who will likely cost more than what […]

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Mets vs. Phillies: Torres On Hill As Amazins Look To Complete Sweep At CBP

An article by posted on September 22, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs. Phillies: Torres On Hill As Amazins Look To Complete Sweep At CBP

Mets (70-84) at Phillies (71-83) • 1:05 PM RHP Carlos Torres (3-5, 3.39) vs. LHP Cliff Lee (14-6, 2.95) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Wilmer Flores – 3B Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Anthony Recker – C Wilfredo Tovar – SS Carlos Torres […]

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MMO Mailbag: Why Not Jhonny Peralta At Shortstop?

An article by posted on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Why Not Jhonny Peralta At Shortstop?

Jhonny Peralta is now eligible to return to the Detroit Tigers’ active roster after serving his suspension for his part in the Biogenesis scandal. However, when he does come back it likely won’t be as a shortstop according to beat writers and he will begin a transition to left field. Peralta has never played the outfield […]

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Wright To Be Activated Prior To Tonight’s Game Against Phillies

An article by posted on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
Wright To Be Activated Prior To Tonight’s Game Against Phillies

The Mets have announced that David Wright will be activated from the 15-Day Disabled List prior to tonight’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Wright has been on the disabled list since August 3rd with a grade two tight hamstring strain. The Mets’ captain has hit 17 home runs at Citizens Bank Park during […]

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Wright Planning To Return Tuesday For San Francisco Giants Series

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Planning To Return Tuesday For San Francisco Giants Series

As I speculated before the weekend, David Wright is indeed planning to return during the San Francisco Giants series beginning on Tuesday. Both Wright and Terry Collins staunchly defended their rationale in attempting to have the third baseman return from a strained right hamstring this season, as reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “It’s […]

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Zeroing In On 161 Games Played, Murphy Is The Mets’ Man Of Steel

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
Zeroing In On 161 Games Played, Murphy Is The Mets’ Man Of Steel

Terry Collins praised second baseman Daniel Murphy for staying in the lineup down the stretch while battling nagging issues, according to ESPN. Last night’s win over the Marlins was Murphy’s 145th game of the season, and he could play in 161 of the team’s 162 games this year. “Make no mistake, Dan’s beat up,” Collins said. “He plays […]

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Why Are The Mets Playing An Obviously Injured Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on September 7, 2013 0 Comments
Why Are The Mets Playing An Obviously Injured Wilmer Flores

In the third inning of last night’s loss to the Indians, third baseman Wilmer Flores grimaced in pain as he swung and threw his bat at the ball, prompting Keith Hernandez to say, “Ouch. That kid is really hurting. You can tell that ankle is still bothering him.” Flores has been slumping badly both at […]

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Mets Fall Apart Late, Lose 6-5 To Nationals

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Fall Apart Late, Lose 6-5 To Nationals

The Mets (62-73) lost to the Nationals (69-67) by a score of 6-5 Sunday night at Nationals Park. Jon Niese took the hill against Ross Ohlendorf as the Mets sought to sweep Washington on the road. Jon was handed a 2-0 lead before throwing a pitch thanks to Daniel Murphy’s RBI double and an RBI […]

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