Tag: Lucas Duda

3 Up 3 Down: Braves Get The Broom

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Braves Get The Broom

The Mets are finishing up on a strong note and played a great series down in Atlanta this weekend. Below are the usual takeaways in this edition of 3 & 3. 3 Up 1. The starting pitching was excellent in this series, particularly the guys making the league minimum, Zack Wheeler and Jacob deGrom. Wheeler […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Was Flores’ Development Strategy Actually a Budgetary Strategy?

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Was Flores’ Development Strategy Actually a Budgetary Strategy?

An MMO Fan Shot by Pedro’s Rooster In Thursday’s New York Post, Sandy Alderson spoke of the organization’s feelings about Wilmer Flores, presumably as part of the team’s future. “We’re getting a lot more comfortable,” Alderson said. “One of the reasons for giving Flores as much playing time as we have is to build up […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Another NL East Rivalry Lives On

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Another NL East Rivalry Lives On

Perhaps not as intense as the Mets and Nationals rivalry looks to be in coming years, but the Miami Marlins have played hard fought games against New York all season and like the Mets, they’re a squad that is centered around young talent and a low payroll.  The fish kept finding ways to get hits […]

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Can We Really Trust Lucas Duda?

An article by posted on September 17, 2014 0 Comments
Can We Really Trust Lucas Duda?

On August 1st, Lucas Duda was batting .263. He had driven in 61 runs and had 20 home runs under his belt. Since that date, his numbers have slipped drastically. This morning he wakes up to a .248 batting average and has added 7 more home runs. The numbers tell the story of an emerging […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Playoffs? Nat Happening.

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Playoffs?  Nat Happening.

Yesterday, the Mets wrapped up a 4 game series against their division rival, the Washington Nationals.  Prior to the start of Thursday’s series opener at Citi Field, the Mets were 7-2 in the month of September and on the back end discussions of the wild card race.  This matchup confirmed two things, the Mets are not […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Grandy Man Can

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: The Grandy Man Can

Let’s take a brief look at some of this weekend’s highs and lows in this edition of 3 & 3. 3 Up 1. Curtis Granderson needed to turn in a great series and that is exactly what happened this weekend. The veteran right fielder went 5-for-12 (.417 Average) with a double, two home runs, six […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Kids Are Alright

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: The Kids Are Alright

The Mets finished up their three game set against the Marlins with a 2-1 series victory last night. New York has an interesting parallel with their division rivals from Miami, in that both organizations have dwelled at the bottom of the NL East cellar for many years now, but through those years they also stockpiled […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Phil Up on Momentum For Miami

An article by posted on September 1, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Phil Up on Momentum For Miami

The Mets went almost entirely with home grown talent this weekend against the Phillies as clubhouse veterans such as Daniel Murphy, David Wright and Curtis Granderson saw their playing diminished for various reasons.  The results?  The Amazins’ added another series W to this year’s resume.  Below are the usual 3 Up/3 Down takeaways. 3 Up 1.  Sunday […]

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Is Lucas Duda The Future At First Base?

An article by posted on August 28, 2014 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda The Future At First Base?

A simple search of my Twitter feed, or my comment history on this site will reveal a strong dislike for Lucas Duda (as a baseball player, I don’t know the man). This spring when the Mets were auditioning both Duda and the since traded Ike Davis for the everyday first base spot, I strongly backed […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Hollywood Hulk

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Hollywood Hulk

The Mets continued their West Coast road trip and stopped by Los Angeles for a 3 game set against the N.L. West leading Dodgers. NY dropped 2 of 3, but unlike previous series, there were great individual takeaways for players looking to lock up their positions for 2015 and beyond. Conversely, the veterans were showed […]

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