Tag: Marlon Byrd

Eric Young Jr. Has Quickly Become A Fan Favorite

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Has Quickly Become A Fan Favorite

In less than two months Eric Young Jr. has made himself a favorite among Mets fans. He plays with a dynamic of speed and hustle that this team has sorely missed and it has been fun to watch. Coming into the season, the outfield was the biggest question mark defensively and no one knew who […]

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Hustle, Defense, Youth: Mets Get It Done In 3-2 Win Over Rox

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Hustle, Defense, Youth: Mets Get It Done In 3-2 Win Over Rox

I don’t know how…but this patchwork team played their hearts out in one of the more exciting games I have seen the Mets play all year. Highlighted by incredible defense and hustle from Eric Young, Marlon Byrd, and yes, even Ike Davis — The New York Mets took down the Colorado Rockies, 3-2, for their […]

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Why Is Duda Playing The Outfield Instead Of First Base During His Rehab?

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Why Is Duda Playing The Outfield Instead Of First Base During His Rehab?

Lucas Duda has moved into the third and final stage of his rehab from a strained intercostal muscle. He appeared as a pinch hitter in last night’s 5-2 win over the Memphis Cardinals, walking in his only plate appearance. Judging by how he’s performed thus far in the Gulf Coast League and Florida State League, he […]

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Byrd Takes The Hit For Two Botched Plays In Mets Loss

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments

After losing a pair of battles with the sun on Sunday, Marlon Byrd took the blame following the Mets’ 6-2 loss to the Royals. “You come to the park and never think you’re going to feel like you’re the reason you lose the game,” Byrd said. “But today, I put that on me.” Both of Byrd’s botched […]

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Collins Rips Into Wheeler After 6-2 Loss To Royals

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Rips Into Wheeler After 6-2 Loss To Royals

Zack Wheeler lasted just five innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Mets 6-2 to win the three-game interleague series. Wheeler, now 4-2, lost for the first time in six starts. He gave up four runs — three earned — and issued five walks in his ninth start of the season. The […]

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MMO Fan Shot: I’m Sorry Sandy, But You Blew It

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: I’m Sorry Sandy, But You Blew It

After reading an article by Joe D., who was very pleased with how Sandy Alderson handled himself in the days leading up to the Trade Deadline, I wrote him and asked if I could submit a rebuttal. He was kind enough to allow me that courtesy and encouraged me to fire away. So fire away, […]

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Team Executive Very Happy With Terry Collins And Team’s Recent Success

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Team Executive Very Happy With Terry Collins And Team’s Recent Success

Mike Puma of the New York Post added some more context to an earlier statement and reported that a team executive was happy with the team’s performance since June 18 and that it bodes well for Terry Collins whose contract expires at season’s end. (Link via MetsBlog) “I think they’re doing a good job of […]

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Mets Squander Numerous Scoring Opportunities In 3-2 Loss To Marlins

An article by posted on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Squander Numerous Scoring Opportunities In 3-2 Loss To Marlins

The Mets snapped their two-game winning streak and lost to the Miami Marlins by the score of 3-2 tonight at Marlins Park. Jenrry Mejia started and while he wasn’t nearly as sharp as his debut last week against the Washington Nationals, he delivered a quality start surrendering three runs in six innings. He allowed just […]

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Thoughts on Sandy’s Conference Call and the Trade Deadline

An article by posted on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts on Sandy’s Conference Call and the Trade Deadline

Here is a summary of what Sandy Alderson had to say during his conference call that concluded a short while ago. He did not make any moves today because the players that will help the Mets win this season still have a certain value to the team and that the return on trading those players […]

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Mets vs Marlins: And Now Batting For The Mets, No. 6, Right Fielder Marlon Byrd

An article by posted on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Marlins: And Now Batting For The Mets, No. 6, Right Fielder Marlon Byrd

METS AT MARLINS Jenrry Mejia (1-0, 0.00) vs Henderson Alvarez (1-1, 2.64) *** I’m collecting on a few bets I made a few weeks ago that Marlon Byrd and Bobby Parnell would be with the Mets on August 1st. Hee hee hee… Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., lf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Marlon […]

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