Tag: OBP

Why Gary Matthews Jr. Should Be Released Now

An article by posted on April 19, 2010 0 Comments

I generally choose to avoid personal biases due to how it affects my writing, but this is one that cannot go unheard for much longer. I’ve witnessed 25 at bats that could’ve gone to Angel Pagan being wasted all because Omar Minaya has to prove he didn’t make a stupid trade. Gary Matthews Jr. should either […]

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With 20 Games In 19 Days, Mets Competition Heating Up

An article by posted on March 16, 2010 0 Comments

Pretty soon, all the pre-season bantering will end and the regular season will be underway. There are 19 days left between now and opening day on Sun, April 4th. The Amazins play 20 games, including two split squad, and most notably, a fitting test for them are the 4 games against the Cards, which will […]

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Mets Sign A Rod; Too Bad It’s Barajas

An article by posted on February 23, 2010 0 Comments

Sorry about the title (and photo to the left), Mets fans.  The Mets did sign “a Rod” over the weekend, but it happened to be Rod Barajas, who should take over as the #1 catcher for the Mets this season.  After failing to sign other potential #1 catchers, most notably Bengie Molina, the Mets were […]

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Murphy Vs. Jacobs: And The Winner Is?

An article by posted on February 18, 2010 0 Comments

“For my best friend, who loves Jake despite his low OBP, his iron glove, and his obsession with his hair. Thanks for always being there for me Pam, the way you wish Jake would be for your fantasy team.” Said by Amanda Cornoyer – The sponsor of Mike Jacobs’s Baseball Reference Page I am admittedly […]

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Mets Re-Sign “Scooch” To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on February 3, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have re-signed free-agent Val Pascucci to a minor-league contract, according to Baseball America. The 31–year-old Pascucci, hit .248 with a .348 OBP, 19 HR, 25 doubles and 77 RBI in 126 games for Triple-A Portland and Albuquerque. In 2008, “Scooch” played for the Mets ‘Triple-A club and hit .290 with 27 HRs, 81 RBIs while in New Orleans. […]

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Adios Luis Castillo – Thanks For The Memories

An article by posted on January 24, 2010 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that a player could hit .302, with an OBP of .387, and still be so unwanted.  But when you break down the numbers, you see why Luis Castillo is such a poor fit for the 2010 Mets.  Of course his defense is weak.  But I see his offense as an equally […]

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Mike Pelfrey Has A Lot To Prove In 2010

An article by posted on January 11, 2010 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey has been the subject of much debate this off season. After a season which can only be labeled as disappointing, questions now linger about his physical and mental makeup. The Mets former first round pick, has had a lot of expectations place on him since being selected ninth overall in the 2005 Amateur Draft. Now […]

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Mets Sign Jason Bay To A 4 Year Deal

An article by posted on December 29, 2009 0 Comments

As first reported on WFAN by Mike Francesa, the Mets have reached agreement on a four-year, $66 million dollar contract with Jason Bay pending a physical. Although Mets officials refused to confirm the agreement, Francesa said that only a physical stands in the way and that the team will hold a press conference making the […]

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Carlos Delgado Suffers Setback, Now What?

An article by posted on December 23, 2009 0 Comments

Marty Noble of MLB.com, reported late last night that free agent first baseman Carlos Delgado has postponed his decision to begin playing baseball due to an undisclosed setback. The Mets’ interest in Carlos Delgado, an interest that was not shared by all members of the club hierarchy after the season, may begin to wane now […]

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Happy 27th Birthday To David Wright!

An article by posted on December 20, 2009 0 Comments
Happy 27th Birthday To David Wright!

Happy Birthday to New York Mets third basemen David Wright! As Wright turns 27 today, we still have so much to look forward to from our homegrown all-star third baseman. Last year David Wright had the worst season power-wise of his career. Wright hit just 10 homeruns, but with 39 doubles and 72 RBI. Also on the downside, […]

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