Tag: Marc Carig

Collins and Coaches Not Worried About d’Arnaud’s Struggles

An article by posted on September 8, 2013 0 Comments
Collins and Coaches Not Worried About d’Arnaud’s Struggles

Mets top prospect Travis d’Arnaud went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in last night’s 9-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians. In his last ten games, d’Arnaud is batting .158 with nine strikeouts in his last 38 at-bats and overall the young catcher is batting .143 (8-for-56) with an on-base of .234 and a .233 slugging percentage. Manager […]

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Scott Rice To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery For Hernia

An article by posted on September 6, 2013 0 Comments

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, lefthanded reliever Scott Rice will undergo season-ending surgery for a hernia. Rice has been one of the biggest surprises for the Mets this season and has a 3.71 ERA with a league-leading 73 appearances. In 51.0 innings pitched, Rice has walked 27 while striking out 41, however it was […]

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Harvey Has Partially Torn UCL, Tommy John Surgery Not Being Ruled Out

An article by posted on August 26, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Has Partially Torn UCL, Tommy John Surgery Not Being Ruled Out

Update 4:15 PM According to Marc Carig, Mets right-hander Matt Harvey underwent an MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery this morning for an undisclosed reason and WFAN’s Mike Francesa is reporting that Matt Harvey has a partially torn UCL. Sandy Alderson held a press conference and said that Matt Harvey will likely be shutdown for the […]

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Deadspin: Rubin Voted Best Mets Beat Writer, Martino Voted Worst

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments
Deadspin: Rubin Voted Best Mets Beat Writer, Martino Voted Worst

Deadspin decided to an unscientific polling this season of who were the best and worst beat writers for every major league team. Today, they have released their results: For the Mets they selected: Best: ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin is by far, the best Mets beat reporter. Jorge Castillo is a distant second. Worst: The Daily News’ Andy […]

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Flores To Get Some Time At Second Base

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
Flores To Get Some Time At Second Base

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that he would like to get Wilmer Flores some chances at second base during his time with the team.  The 22-year-old Flores is currently filling in at third base for the injured David Wright, but could increase his chances to stick with the […]

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Here Is The Math On Byrd…

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Here Is The Math On Byrd…

Yesterday, during the game, I tweeted the following after Marlon Byrd launched his 17th home run of the season: Marlon Byrd > Michael Bourn X 2 Marlon Byrd > Justin Upton + BJ Upton Marlon Byrd > Scott Hairston X 10 Marlon Byrd just freaking rocks! — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) July 21, 2013 Anybody disagree with me? […]

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Dominic Smith Thanks Mets Fans, Officially Signs His $2.6 Million Deal

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Thanks Mets Fans, Officially Signs His $2.6 Million Deal

It is official… The Mets have agreed to terms with first-round pick 1B Dominic Smith who signed his contract today at Port St. Lucie where he has been working out. Smith, a big left-handed first baseman out Serra High School in California, was selected 11th overall in this month’s First-Year Player Draft. The Mets reportedly […]

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Matt Harvey’s Got Liquid Nitrogen Running Through His Veins

An article by posted on June 2, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Harvey’s Got Liquid Nitrogen Running Through His Veins

I hardly agree with anything Terry Collins says – except on the rare occasions when he quotes me. While talking to reporters about Matt Harvey, the Mets manager offered up this gem: “He’s been in every game he’s pitched. If we scored him some runs, he’d be 9-0.” Harvey, who starts this afternoon’s game against […]

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Davis Defends Potential Flaw In His Swing; The Pronounced Hand Drop

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments
Davis Defends Potential Flaw In His Swing; The Pronounced Hand Drop

Marc Carig of Newsday talked to Ike Davis about what some believe to be the main culprit in his prolonged slump at the plate; the pronounced hand drop as the ball is being released by the pitcher. “I’ve always wanted to stop my hands from dropping,” Davis told Carig. “But I’ve always swung like that. Obviously, it’s not […]

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Murphy Feels Great After Sunday’s Game, Hopes To Be Ready For Opening Day

An article by posted on March 24, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Feels Great After Sunday’s Game, Hopes To Be Ready For Opening Day

Ahh, the luck of the Irish… According to Newsday’s Marc Carig, second baseman Daniel Murphy played five innings at second base today, going 1-for-2 at the plate with a walk in a minor league game. It was his first appearance at the plate this spring since straining his intercostal just over a month ago. “It felt good, […]

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