Tag: NL

Does Juan Lagares’ Defense Warrant A Starting Job No Matter What?

An article by posted on August 30, 2013 0 Comments
Does Juan Lagares’ Defense Warrant A Starting Job No Matter What?

We all know the deal by now: Juan Lagares is pretty good in the outfield. No, scratch that — he’s probably the best defensive center fielder I have seen on the Mets since Carlos Beltran. He takes great routes to balls, accelerates with ease, and packs a cannon for an arm. He’s always been touted […]

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Is Juan Lagares An Everyday Center Fielder?

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Is Juan Lagares An Everyday Center Fielder?

YES!!! Mets righthander Dillon Gee credits his improved performance to his defense because he doesn’t have to be afraid to pitch to contact, he especially singles out Juan Lagares. “It gives you confidence to keep attacking because you know you’ve got guys out there that are playing hard and making all the plays for you,” […]

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AL Defeats NL In NY-Penn League All-Star Game

An article by posted on August 14, 2013 0 Comments
AL Defeats NL In NY-Penn League All-Star Game

The AL affiliates of the New York-Penn League defeated the NL affiliates (including the Brooklyn Cyclones) 4-3 in the 2013 All-Star Game played in Norwich, Conn. The NL took a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the ninth, but it was Cyclones’ closer John Mincone that wound up with the blown save and the loss. […]

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Eric Young Jr: The Mets Fourth Outfielder of the Future

An article by posted on August 13, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr: The Mets Fourth Outfielder of the Future

I think I’m going to have to step back from Mets Twitter for awhile. I see things flash across my timeline that just make me want to unplug my monitor and blast it to smithereens. After responding to one Mets blogger who remarked that Juan Lagares had a terrible arm after that baseball skipped by Wilmer […]

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The Mets Bullpen Showing Signs Of Toughness And Ability

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Bullpen Showing Signs Of Toughness And Ability

In a major blow to an already battered roster, the Mets lost their closer, Bobby Parnell, and relief pitcher Josh Edgin to injury within one week of each other. With the later addition of all-star third baseman David Wright to the disabled list, the Mets appeared to be on the brink of destruction. What else would […]

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AL Defeats NL 3-0 In Mid-Summer Classic Amid Some Memorable Moments

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
AL Defeats NL 3-0 In Mid-Summer Classic Amid Some Memorable Moments

Well the 2013 All-Star Game has come to a close as the American League defeated the National League by the score of 3-0. It was the lowest-scoring All-Star Game since 1990, when the AL earned a 2-0 victory. I loved the Opening Ceremonies and it was great to see Carlos Beltran and Mariano Rivera get some […]

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Fear & Loathing of Sabermetrics

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Fear & Loathing of Sabermetrics

People fear what they do not understand. There’s no way to deny that. The truth is, baseball is still a game where people continue to hold on to “the way things used to be” in their hearts. It’s why there is no full replay yet, it’s why people are against the DH in the NL […]

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Wright Apologizes To HR Derby Snubs, Explains His Rationale

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Apologizes To HR Derby Snubs, Explains His Rationale

After David Wright and Robinson Cano announced their Home Run Derby teams last night, I was about to post on it, but held off. I was hoping that Wright would explain his rationale in selecting his team and was happy to see that he did. The more I looked at Wright’s choices, the more I […]

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Video: All Star Voting Is Over… Will David Wright Emerge Victorious?

An article by posted on July 5, 2013 0 Comments
Video: All Star Voting Is Over… Will David Wright Emerge Victorious?

The All Star voting is now over and all Met fans can do now is wait with baited breath to see if David Wright maintained his lead over Pablo Sandoval for the privilege to start at third base in the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. In an official release by MLB, the voting […]

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D’Backs vs Mets: Hefner Battles Corbin, Brown Earns Start In LF

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
D’Backs vs Mets: Hefner Battles Corbin, Brown Earns Start In LF

D’Backs (42-40) at Mets (34-45) LHP Patrick Corbin (9-0, 2.22) vs Jeremy Hefner (2-6, 3.72) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr – 2B Juan Lagares – CF David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Andrew Brown – LF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes The Mets are 10-6 […]

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