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Murphy Could Miss Most Of Remaining Games

An article by posted on August 29, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Could Miss Most Of Remaining Games

According to Terry Collins, second baseman Daniel Murphy could miss a lot more time than initially thought after team doctors reviewed the MRI on his right-calf strain. “Murphy is down,” Collins said. “It’s not about who is playing second base. He had some pretty big goals set, and rightfully so, that he was chasing. Big […]

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Justin Turner Was On A Mission Last Night

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Justin Turner Was On A Mission Last Night

Dodgers utility man Justin Turner put on a heck of show last night, seemingly doing everything he could to beat his old teammates. Turner turned two key double plays against the Mets, and was no slouch at the plate singling, doubling, drawing a walk and scoring a run. Turner also stole a base and nearly […]

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Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

An article by posted on August 7, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

David Wright insists he’s not injured and that he’s not hurting. Instead, he tells Daily News columnist John Harper that he is struggling mentally at the plate, and that he has forgotten what it feels like to be in a good hitting groove. “I’ve made some mistakes this year, revamping some things with my swing that […]

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Daniel Murphy: Forget #TeamMurph, It’s Time For #SignMurph

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy: Forget #TeamMurph, It’s Time For #SignMurph

It’s hard to believe that Daniel Murphy, the position-less utility man that broke through with the Mets in 2008 has become the toast of his position, especially in the National League. After a rough start in the outfield, Murphy was moved around the infield and finally settled in at second. Despite two horrible leg injuries […]

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Jacob deGrom Earns NL Player Of The Week Honors

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Earns NL Player Of The Week Honors

Mets rookie right-hander Jacob deGrom was awarded the NL Player of the Week Award in the NL for last week. deGrom shared the honor with Marlins closed Steve Cishek. The 26-year old deGrom went 2-0 with a 0.68 ERA in two starts last week. He struck out 11 and walked just three in 13.1 innings […]

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Mets Would Trade Murphy For A Hefty Haul

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Would Trade Murphy For A Hefty Haul

Despite reports that the Mets are not actively shopping Daniel Murphy, ESPN’s Jayson Stark said in a chat today, that the Mets second baseman is available if teams were willing to pay a high price. “They’d definitely move him,” he writes. “But they want quality back. Sandy Alderson does a really good job of making […]

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All Star Recap: MLB Celebrates Jeter; AL Bests NL 5-3

An article by posted on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
All Star Recap: MLB Celebrates Jeter; AL Bests NL 5-3

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game was held Tuesday night at Target Field in Minnesota. In what will be his last All-Star appearance, Derek Jeter led off the game for the American League and paused to accept an incredible ovation from fans and players alike. In typical Jeter-like fashion, he then lined a double to the […]

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Fishing For Hope In A Resurgent Bullpen

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Fishing For Hope In A Resurgent Bullpen

I was fishing up in northern MN a few years back and I caught a big large mouth bass along with a number of other keepers. It was a good 22 inches and four pounds. I had the damned thing on a stringer. I’d never worked with a stringer, always used a bucket catching porgies […]

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Syndergaard Nowhere Close To Debut, Mets Livid About Montero

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Nowhere Close To Debut, Mets Livid About Montero

  Back in Spring Training, the script was that Mets top pitching prospects Rafael Montero and Noah Syndergaard would both be fixtures in the rotation as the team finally took that giant leap forward into the future they’ve been talking about since the Winter of 2010. Scratch that. Both of the organization’s prized righthanders – […]

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Mets Proving Pitching Alone Can’t Get It Done

An article by posted on June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Proving Pitching Alone Can’t Get It Done

After another solid outing by Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom (0-3), who went 5 2/3 innings giving up three runs on nine hits while walking one and striking out four, and was still denied his first big-league win, Ken Davidoff of the Post claims that the mets are a prime example of why starting pitching is […]

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