Tag: offense

Mets Not Interested in Free Agent Center Fielder Drew Stubbs

An article by posted on 27/03/2017 0 Comments
Mets Not Interested in Free Agent Center Fielder Drew Stubbs

While the Mets had been blessed with good health for most of Spring Training, the injuries are now starting to mount. The latest is Juan Lagares‘ oblique strain. Back in 2014, Lagares had a similar injury which cost him 22 games. If this latest oblique strain is similar in nature, he will assuredly begin the season on […]

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These Are Not The Same Old Mets

An article by posted on 07/02/2017 0 Comments
These Are Not The Same Old Mets

After a long offseason of inaction following the re-signing of outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year, $110 million dollar deal in November, the New York Mets sprung back into action last week, re-signing left-hander Jerry Blevins and right-hander Fernando Salas to one-year deals and even adding veteran southpaw Tom Gorzelanny on a minor-league contract. So […]

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Latest On Cespedes: Yankees Are Out, Mets Still Favorites To Sign Him

An article by posted on 23/11/2016 0 Comments
Latest On Cespedes: Yankees Are Out, Mets Still Favorites To Sign Him

As I had heard and reported several times over the past seven days, the New York Yankees have no intention of signing Yoenis Cespedes, sources recently told Christian Red of the Daily News. One person I spoke to with knowledge of the situation, told me last Thursday that the Yankees had an “obligatory check-in” with the […]

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Jeurys Familia Court Date Postponed (Again) Until Nov 14th

An article by posted on 07/11/2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Court Date Postponed (Again) Until Nov 14th

According to Adam Rubin on ESPN, Jeurys Familia’s court date was again pushed back, this time to Monday November 14th. Last Report – Nov 2 Per Adam Rubin of ESPN, Mets closer Jeurys Familia, who was arrested for alleged domestic violence, had his court date pushed back at the request of his attorneys. The first […]

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Questioning the Wild Card Game Decisions

An article by posted on 06/10/2016 0 Comments
Questioning the Wild Card Game Decisions

As Conor Gillaspie joined the ranks of Dave Henderson, Mike Scioscia, and Yadier Molina, all I was felt with was the feeling of “What if . . . ?” It was one of several questions, I have thinking about last night’s Wild Card Game. Not all of these are second-guesses, nor are they are particularly […]

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Good Fundies Episode 21: In Our Wildest Dreams

An article by posted on 16/09/2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 21: In Our Wildest Dreams

With snot-nosed punk kids going back to school, Brian and Roger figured out which Met was probably picked on the most in their formative years. Then they talked about if Yoenis Cespedes is, honestly, the most valuable player in baseball, before wondering if T.J. Rivera is going to be good before going around the horn […]

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Lugo and Gsellman Give Mets Sense of Comfort Heading Into Offseason

An article by posted on 15/09/2016 0 Comments
Lugo and Gsellman Give Mets Sense of Comfort Heading Into Offseason

The Mets got all they could have hoped for this afternoon – and season – from Robert Gsellman. The Mets’ rookie, who along with Seth Lugo kept them in the wild-card race and was again superb Wednesday afternoon. Gsellman threw 5.2 scoreless innings with four strikeouts, but couldn’t overcome his anemic offense in the 1-0 loss to the […]

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St. Lucie Mets Claim Division Title in Blowout Win

An article by posted on 03/09/2016 0 Comments
St. Lucie Mets Claim Division Title in Blowout Win

The St. Lucie Mets beat the Jupiter Hammerheads 9-2 tonight to clinch the second half division title and a playoff spot. The Mets came into Friday night with three games left in the season and all of them against Jupiter, needing to win just one to claim a playoff spot. It’s the St. Lucie Mets […]

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An Electifying Jose Reyes Proving All His Detractors Wrong

An article by posted on 30/08/2016 0 Comments
An Electifying Jose Reyes Proving All His Detractors Wrong

Last week, I wrote about the three keys to the Mets staking a claim to a playoff spot; continued excellence from the rotation and bullpen, a healthy Yoenis Cespedes and the difference-maker Jose Reyes. I wrote: “The addition of Jose Reyes has given the team the speed and prototypical leadoff hitter they’ve lacked all year long and […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

An article by posted on 29/08/2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

3 Up 1. Big Sexy’s Big Bat On Friday night Bartolo Colon was sharp through the first seven innings, only allowing run on two hits and eventually hitting a wall in the eighth inning. The big story however was Colon’s bat. Colon ended up going 2-3 including hitting a double and scoring two runs. Colon […]

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