Tag: Marlon Byrd

2013 Comeback Player of the Year Candidate – Marlon Byrd

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Comeback Player of the Year Candidate – Marlon Byrd

Andy Martino of the Daily News, spoke to a person with direct knowledge of the team’s thinking who said that the Mets are more likely to keep Marlon Byrd this summer, rather than trade him before the Trade Deadline on July 31. We can debate the pros and cons of that, but I want to […]

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So Where Are All Those Moneyball Players…Take 2?

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
So Where Are All Those Moneyball Players…Take 2?

I cannot help but remember back in mid-May when ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin commented in his blog about the lack of “moneyball” players the Mets have signed since Sandy Alderson took the reigns in New York. That post by Rubin sparked this conversation on MMO. First, I think the phrase “moneyball” players is a […]

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Mets Player Moves With An Eye Toward 2014

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Player Moves With An Eye Toward 2014

As the trade deadline nears, the debate grows more intense every day as to the approach the Mets should take with respect to their more marketable players. Should they approach next year with an expectation to contend and hold on to all key components of what appears to be a newly energized roster? Or should […]

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Marlon Byrd: The Almost All-Star

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Marlon Byrd:  The Almost All-Star

To say Marlon Byrd has resuscitated his career in New York would be a gross understatement.  Byrd was supposed to be a small piece in a puzzling outfield situation.  But instead, he has become one of the top run-producing outfielders in the National League. After a grand slam on Tuesday and a two-run homer in […]

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Marlon Byrd: “I Love This Organization And I’d Love To Stay”

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Marlon Byrd: “I Love This Organization And I’d Love To Stay”

Marlon Byrd checks in with MMO to talk about his experience playing for the Mets, how he’s bounced back from his 50-game PEDs suspension, his time in the Mexican League, if he thinks he’ll be traded and how to carry the momentum into the second half of the season. MMO: David mentioned before yesterday’s game […]

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Wheeler Shines And Byrd Homers Again As Mets Sweep Giants

An article by posted on July 10, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Shines And Byrd Homers Again As Mets Sweep Giants

WHEELER WOWS THEM AT FRISCO! Matt Cain lasted 21 minutes, 0.2 innings and 36 pitches as the Mets tagged him for three runs to take a lead in the first and escort Cain to the showers early. Daniel Murphy started the scoring off with an RBI single and John Buck followed it up with a […]

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Recker And Byrd Homer To Lift Mets Past Giants

An article by posted on July 10, 2013 0 Comments
Recker And Byrd Homer To Lift Mets Past Giants

It was déjà vu all over again to start Game 2 of the Mets’ three-game series against the Giants. The Giants took an early 2-0 off Dillon Gee. This time the Giants scored on an Anthony Recker error trying to catch Brandon Belt stealing that scored Hunter Pence and a poor fielder’s choice by Daniel […]

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Mets Lead Majors With 90 Good Fielding Plays In Last 30 Days

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lead Majors With 90 Good Fielding Plays In Last 30 Days

Last night, just before the game, Mark Simon tweeted that in the last 30 days, the Mets led MLB with 90 Good Fielding Plays. Not surprising to see David Wright and Omar Quintanilla leading the pack here… The Mets had a rough start to the season defensively. The usually reliable Ike Davis was taking his […]

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Nationals Acquire Scott Hairston From The Cubs

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals Acquire Scott Hairston From The Cubs

The Washington Nationals acquired Scott Hairston on Monday from the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Ivan Pineyro. Chicago general manager Jed Hoyer said on a conference call there are “players to be named (later) on either side,” but they “will not affect the balance of the deal.” The Cubs signed Hairston to a two-year […]

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Expect A Very Quiet Trade Deadline For The Mets

An article by posted on July 7, 2013 0 Comments
Expect A Very Quiet Trade Deadline For The Mets

According to what a team insider told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, with the July 31 trade deadline three weeks away, they may not be buyers or sellers and will instead stand pat. Rubin says that Mets officials are expected to keep tabs with the Colorado Rockies about Carlos Gonzalez and the Los Angeles Dodgers about Andre Ethier. But given the […]

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