Tag: National League

Conforto Will Be Everyday Player in 2016

An article by posted on October 13, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Will Be Everyday Player in 2016

In his pre-game press conference this afternoon, Terry Collins expressed his support for Michael Conforto, saying the young outfielder will be an everyday player starting next year. Although Collins has hesitated to use Conforto against left-handed pitching in big games this year, he does believe he can hit left-handed pitching, saying, “I think he can […]

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Jeurys Familia Ties Franchise Record With 43 Saves

An article by posted on October 5, 2015 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Ties Franchise Record With 43 Saves

Jeurys Familia notched his 43rd save of the season on Sunday, matching Armando Benitez (who saved 43 in 2001} for the most saves in a single season in franchise history. It’s been a remarkable season for Familia, who was unexpectedly thrust into the closer role after Jenrry Mejia was suspended for PED use in early […]

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Are Duda and Cespedes the NL’s Best 1-2 Punch?

An article by posted on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
Are Duda and Cespedes the NL’s Best 1-2 Punch?

Ever since August 1st, the Mets have exploded for the most runs in the National League. A huge reason for this outburst has been the tremendous production of Yoenis Cespedes and Lucas Duda. The two have combined for 26 home runs during in this span and have an outstanding .975 OPS during the stretch run. […]

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Dilson Herrera Flexes Some Muscle, Shows Why He’s Mets Future At 2B

An article by posted on September 28, 2015 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Flexes Some Muscle, Shows Why He’s Mets Future At 2B

On Sunday, the Mets put out their post-clinching lineup and the biggest star to shine was that of Dilson Herrera who went 3-for-4 with a double and a two-run homer, coming a triple short of the cycle. It was Dilson’s first start since June 27th and he gave Mets fans a good glimpse of what […]

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Start Spreading The News…

An article by posted on September 25, 2015 0 Comments
Start Spreading The News…

After a convincing 6-4 victory against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night, the New York Mets (86-67) are on the brink of their first postseason in nine years. With the Washington Nationals losing again to the Baltimore Orioles before the Mets even took the field on Thursday, the Mets’ magic number to clinch the National […]

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Mets Release Statement On Yogi Berra, Who Passed Away At Age 90

An article by posted on September 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Release Statement On Yogi Berra, Who Passed Away At Age 90

Beloved baseball icon and Hall of Famer Yogi Berra died of natural causes on Tuesday at his home in New Jersey. He was 90 years old. The longtime legendary Yankee catcher became a player-coach for the New York Mets in 1965, but only took the field in four games. He was the team’s first base […]

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There’s Something Amazin’ Going On In New York This Summer

An article by posted on September 19, 2015 0 Comments
There’s Something Amazin’ Going On In New York This Summer

I’ve written about the New York dynamic and the bitterness it tends to spur from Mets/Jets/Islanders crowd towards the Yankees/Giants/Rangers crowd in two different books now. It’s been going on forever. Howie Rose told me in two different interviews about the difference in recognition, credit, comparison, and pretty much everything else when it comes to […]

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Tonight, Will A Dark Knight Rise?

An article by posted on September 8, 2015 0 Comments
Tonight, Will A Dark Knight Rise?

Tonight marks what very well could be the most interesting and certainly the most important start of Matt Harvey‘s career. Harvey is coming off a tumultuous five days of turmoil between his agent, his team, his fans and himself. The debates have been heated. The arguments have been vicious. The fans have been rabid. Everyone […]

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Mets Crush 8 HR, 15 Extra-Base Hits — Pummel Phillies 16-7

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Crush 8 HR, 15 Extra-Base Hits — Pummel Phillies 16-7

The Mets (68-56) obliterated the Phillies (50-75) Monday night by a score of 16-7. Welcome back David! Pitching: Jacob deGrom endured the shortest start of his career tonight, lasting only 2 2/3 innings. He allowed 7 runs (6 earned) on 8 hits, while walking 3 and striking out 3. He also allowed 3 home runs, […]

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Who Are These Mets and What Have You Done With The Real Mets?

An article by posted on August 23, 2015 0 Comments
Who Are These Mets and What Have You Done With The Real Mets?

After an incredible career-game that saw Yoenis Cespedes go 5-for-6 while exploding for three home runs, five runs scored and seven RBIs, his Mets teammates decided to join the party on Saturday night, with a season-high 21 hit barrage resulting in another 14-9 victory against the Colorado Rockies. With the Washington Nationals winners as well […]

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Niese Says Revamped Offense Relieves Pressure To Pitch Perfect

An article by posted on August 11, 2015 0 Comments
Niese Says Revamped Offense Relieves Pressure To Pitch Perfect

Jon Niese turned in another strong performance last night as he allowed just two runs while striking out five batters in seven innings. Despite his struggles earlier in the season, Niese has been one of the most consistent and unheralded members of the Mets’ rotation. In 135 innings this year, Niese owns a 3.46 ERA […]

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