Tag: NL

Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

With all of the struggles the Mets have had over the past couple of weeks, it is easy to overlook anything positive.  Some positives can be more obvious than others but they are out there. One thing that seems to be encouraging is the performance of Lucas Duda.  Although his statistics over the last 10 […]

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We Deserve Better

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
We Deserve Better

So here we are more than a third of the way into the season and sitting at seven games under .500 with 99 left to play. Here we are coming off of a disastrous road trip that began with so much hope but ended with a season-high six game losing streak. Here we are heading […]

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Mets Draft Day News: Mock Draft Updates, Pundits Split On Mets Pick

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Draft Day News: Mock Draft Updates, Pundits Split On Mets Pick

Update: 4:00pm ESPN‘s Keith Law has posted his final mock draft leading up to tonight’s draft, and it brings more change. According to Law, both LHP Sean Newcomb and OF Michael Conforto– the two players most associated with the Mets– have jumped out of their reach into the top 10. Therefore the Mets will turn […]

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It’s The Pitching, Stupid…

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
It’s The Pitching, Stupid…

A lot has been made about the Mets´ offensive struggles this year and whether Citi Field has been detrimental in that regard. And indeed, the collective performance of David Wright and Curtis Granderson has been well below expectations in 2014 thus far. Both currently are sporting an OPS well over.150 points below their career norms. […]

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Being Too Patient at the Plate

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Being Too Patient at the Plate

A point of frustration for many Mets fans, watching an anemic lineup night after night, is their indiscriminate approach to taking pitches at the plate. No, I don’t mean indiscriminate as in they can’t recognize a ball from a strike, although that has been an issue, too. I am talking about their inability to separate […]

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Mets Defense Leading the Way

An article by posted on April 26, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Defense Leading the Way

What a refreshing sight last night to see the Mets lose the lead, and not quit.  For the first time in what seems like forever, the Mets didn’t mope around as if the game was already over when the Marlins pulled ahead late. Their come from behind victory is exactly the type of game that changes a […]

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The Traditional Importance of Mets Pitching

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
The Traditional Importance of Mets Pitching

Traditions are interesting. They place events from the here and now in a historical context so that we may gain some insight or understanding about what the events mean. My parents, for instance, are from two adjacent towns on an island in the Mediterranean where Easter is stacked with strange traditions that culminate in the […]

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MMO Spotlight: Jenrry Mejia is 3-0 with a 1.99 ERA

An article by posted on April 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Spotlight: Jenrry Mejia is 3-0 with a 1.99 ERA

The Mets are now 4-0 in games started by Jenrry Mejia. On Monday night against the St. Louis Cardinals, Mejia was sizzling as he held the defending NL champs to just four hits in 6.2 scoreless innings. With blister-gate completely behind him, the young righty looked like an unstoppable force on the mound, stopping the Cards’ […]

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Proud To See How Far Dillon Gee Has Come

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Proud To See How Far Dillon Gee Has Come

Because the game wasn’t televised it looks like we all missed a great performance by Mets righthander Dillon Gee on Wednesday night against the Astros. He tossed six no-hit innings, walked one and struck out seven, and served notice to the National League that he’s back and he’s ready. “I felt really good out there,” […]

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Featured Post: Pitching is Still the Best Path to the Postseason

An article by posted on March 10, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Pitching is Still the Best Path to the Postseason

When asked to describe the Mets’ biggest need to be addressed in the coming offseason, most of us would almost automatically talk about the team’s offense first.  To be sure, after coming in 23rd out of 30 MLB teams in runs scored, there can be no doubt that the myriad of offensive woes bandied about throughout […]

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