Tag: NL

Collins Says Impressive Rookie Michael Conforto Won’t See Any Starts Against LHP

An article by posted on September 3, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says Impressive Rookie Michael Conforto Won’t See Any Starts Against LHP

Another big night for impressive rookie Michael Conforto who his fifth home run in the third inning on Wednesday night, a two-run opposite field shot, and he extended his on-base streak to 15 games dating back  to August 15. Over his last 17 games, Conforto is hitting .400 (20-50) with five doubles, four home runs and […]

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Duda Responds With 8 Homers After Collins Gives Him Ultimatum

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Duda Responds With 8 Homers After Collins Gives Him Ultimatum

You know I’ve given Terry Collins a lot of flak over the years, I’ll be the first to admit that. But I’ve got to hand it to him this season, while he continues to annoy me with his in-game decisions, the way he’s handled his players and kept them motivated throughout some pretty difficult circumstances, […]

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Little Roller Up Along First… Behind the Bag! It Gets Through…Hernandez?

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
Little Roller Up Along First… Behind the Bag! It Gets Through…Hernandez?

October 25, 1986: Boston: It took 68 years for the Red Sox to end the ‘Curse of the Bambino’ and they did it in historic fashion in front of a sold-out Fenway Park. The heavily favored Mets, winners of 108 regular season games, turned to Bob Ojeda in hopes of forcing a game 7. Trailing […]

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DeGrom Delivers: “Outstanding” and “Gutsy” in Season Debut

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Delivers: “Outstanding” and “Gutsy” in Season Debut

If some of you had concerns about a potential sophomore jinx for Jacob deGrom this season, put your minds at ease. Despite the loss and a one-hour rain delay, the reigning rookie of the year was outstanding on Wednesday night, holding the Washington Nationals scoreless for five innings after he was tagged for a two-run […]

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Have Mets Lost Ground to Marlins, Cubs, Padres for NL Wild Card?

An article by posted on February 1, 2015 0 Comments
Have Mets Lost Ground to Marlins, Cubs, Padres for NL Wild Card?

With pitchers and catchers reporting in 18 days, Mike Puma of the New York Post points out there is little buzz about the Mets nationally and that they may have lost ground to other NL teams in their relatively idle offseason. With the Cubs, Marlins, and Padres clearly making big strides going from pretenders to […]

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Mets Prospects Well Represented In MLB’s Top 20

An article by posted on January 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Prospects Well Represented In MLB’s Top 20

Four of the Top 20 National League prospects ranked in the 2015 Major League Baseball Yearbook are Mets. The Amazins are the only NL club with four prospects to make the Top 20 list.  Both the Cubs and the Diamondbacks had three selections each.  Boston and Minnesota matched the Mets with four prospects for each franchise […]

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MLB Exec: Mets Laying in the Weeds Looking for Bargains

An article by posted on December 27, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Exec: Mets Laying in the Weeds Looking for Bargains

Joel Sherman of the New York Post asks whether the Mets relatively quiet offseason is a tactical decision, or just a lack of ingenuity by the front office coupled and more evidence that ownership lacks the financial resources to keep up with all the other teams. For example, is Michael Cuddyer the Mets’ big offseason move […]

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Mejia Not Upset About Collins Calling Parnell Team’s Closer

An article by posted on December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Not Upset About Collins Calling Parnell Team’s Closer

Jenrry Mejia is well aware of what Terry Collins said in San Diego when he proclaimed Bobby Parnell the Mets closer as soon as he is ready to return sometime around May. Collins matter of factly said Parnell was the Mets incumbent closer and also added that Mejia, Familia and Black would all get to […]

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Alderson Reluctant To Trade Mejia Or Mess With The Bullpen

An article by posted on November 14, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Reluctant To Trade Mejia Or Mess With The Bullpen

For the same reasons I pointed out a couple of days ago below, general manager Sandy Alderson told Mike Puma of the New York Post the Mets would be reluctant to trade a reliever this offseason. “The bullpen hasn’t been a strength over the last three or four years until last season and even last […]

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Worst Productive Position For Mets Was Catcher

An article by posted on November 7, 2014 0 Comments
Worst Productive Position For Mets Was Catcher

Using Wins Below Average, a metric that encompasses both offensive and defensive value, David Schoenfield of ESPN.com, calculated the worst productive position for all 30 MLB teams. Surprisingly, the Mets received their worst overall production from the catching position. New York Mets C: 1.5 wins below average Mets fans are probably shocked that left field, right […]

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