Tag: Marlon Byrd

Not Batting Duda Cleanup Is The Right Call

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
Not Batting Duda Cleanup Is The Right Call

After last night’s invigorating 2-0 shutout victory over the Nationals. Terry Collins said  he would not move Lucas Duda from the No. 6 slot to the cleanup spot in the batting order. Despite Ike Davis’ Feats of Strength (I thought Festivus was in December) on Friday night when he and Duda each slugged a pair of home runs, […]

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Reviewing The Top Of The Mets Batting Order

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Reviewing The Top Of The Mets Batting Order

I thought about the first three spots in the Mets lineup. While the two and three holes seem locked by Daniel Murphy and David Wright respectively, the leadoff spot has been somewhat of a revolving door. Here is the list of starts in the leadoff spot with Murphy and Wright at No. 2 and 3: […]

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Mets Quotables: Matt Harvey Only Wants To Get Better

An article by posted on April 19, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Quotables: Matt Harvey Only Wants To Get Better

As unusual as it might sound from a pitcher who has given up six hits in 22 innings with three wins, 25 strikeouts and a 0.82 ERA, Matt Harvey wants to improve. Its always interesting when you hear the opposing press rave about a player. Patrick Reusse, legendary Twin Cities sportswriter, and a few others […]

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Mets Suffer A Frosty and Brrrutal Sweep In Colorado

An article by posted on April 17, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Suffer A Frosty and Brrrutal Sweep In Colorado

After losing the first game of their doubleheader with the Colorado Rockies 8-4, it looked as though the Mets might pull out a win in the finale after taking a commanding 8-1 lead through the top of the fifth. But it all fell apart as the blunders, errors and shoddy pitching saw the Rockies mount […]

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Mets Brace Themselves For A Rockie Series

An article by posted on April 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Brace Themselves For A Rockie Series

Not surprisingly, yesterday’s game at Minnesota was bagged by the weather, which doesn’t figure to be much better in Colorado this week. I wrote last week Matt Harvey could pitch against Stephen Strasburg in the first game of the Washington series, and depending on possible postponements it could still pan out that way. The Mets […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Deep Fried Err… Frozen Twinkie Edition

An article by posted on April 14, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Deep Fried Err… Frozen Twinkie Edition

The Mets took both games of a weather shortened series against the Minnesota Twins this weekend, with a pair of games that offered something for everyone. If you prefer watching the Met’s offense, Friday night’s game was the game for you as the Mets trounced the Twins 16-5, highlighted by scoring five runs in both […]

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Harvey Loses No-Hit Bid, But Approaching Elite Starter Status

An article by posted on April 14, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Loses No-Hit Bid, But Approaching Elite Starter Status

What a masterful performance by Mets right hander Matt Harvey today as the Mets won their second straight game against the Minnesota Twins by the score of 4-2 at frigid Target Field. Harvey thrilled Mets fans as he took a no-hitter into the seventh inning until Twins first baseman Justin Morneau ruined it when he cranked a towering […]

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Mets Photo Gallery and Video From Target Field

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Photo Gallery and Video From Target Field

Early afternoon at Target Field. Jon Niese taking an early jog around the the park. Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson watching batting practice at Target Field. Marlon Byrd is waiting for his turn to take some hacks. None of the players goof off whenever Jay Horwitz is close by. Justin Turner says, “Hey you’re Metsmerized… […]

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Who Are to Blame For Mets Early Woes?

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
Who Are to Blame For Mets Early Woes?

A buddy of mine asked me recently, when was I going to put out an article on how Ike Davis is killing the Mets with his at-bats and his inability to hit left handed pitchers and I kind of thought about it at first, because I didn’t feel that Ike warranted an article solely blaming […]

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Cowgill Now Batting .130, Valdespin Leads Mets Outfielders With .917 OPS Off Bench

An article by posted on April 10, 2013 0 Comments
Cowgill Now Batting .130, Valdespin Leads Mets Outfielders With .917 OPS Off Bench

Aside from Marlon Byrd, who is batting .269 on the young season, the rest of the Mets outfielders are all in a big rut at the plate. Worst among them is Oakland A’s import Collin Cowgill who is batting .130 after another 0-for-4 showing last night against left-hander Cliff Lee. Cowgill, who was initially proclaimed […]

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