Tag: Marlon Byrd

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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With Suspension Looming For Cruz, The Rangers Should Give Alderson A Call

An article by posted on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
With Suspension Looming For Cruz, The Rangers Should Give Alderson A Call

Major League Baseball has reportedly informed the union of the 13 players they intend to suspend in the Biogenesis case, according to the Associated Press. Alex Rodriguez highlights the list of those expected to be punished, however a number of other prominent players face bans that could significantly impact the playoff hunt, forcing several potentially […]

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Best Thing For Mets Is To Stand Pat And Win As Many Games As Possible

An article by posted on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
Best Thing For Mets Is To Stand Pat And Win As Many Games As Possible

With the trade deadline set to expire at 4:00 PM today, columnist Joel Sherman reports that one Mets official described interest in any of their as nibbles. One Mets official described “nibbles” on players, but nothing more serious. And the Mets have decided if they cannot obtain something they feel strongly about for their future, […]

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