Tag: offense

A Brief Letter of Thanks to Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
A Brief Letter of Thanks to Sandy Alderson

Dear Mr. Alderson, I would genuinely like to thank you for quite literally just doing something; actually, as of Monday, July 27, two somethings. Though there are certainly more impactful hitters around the league than Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe, it is refreshing to see that you’re at least now beginning to patch up the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Dodgers vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on July 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Dodgers vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The New York Mets will try to even up the series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom (10-6, 2.18 ERA) will get the call for the Mets and he will be opposed by Dodgers ace Zack Greinke (9-2, 1.30 ERA) in a 1:10 PM matchup. Since June 21, 2014, […]

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The Mets’ Collapsed Narrative

An article by posted on July 25, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets’ Collapsed Narrative

It’s easy for those of us caught up in the day-to-day roller coaster ride of this Mets season to forget the narrative that most everyone agreed had to define the team if they were to contend. Dividing the squad into four parts, it’s safe to say three of those parts have fallen into place just […]

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Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

I applaud Buster Olney of ESPN for the thorough summation of the state of the Mets and his conclusion that the inaction by Mets leadership has been inexplicable and inexcusable. Olney implored the Mets front office to be creative and try something different. “Do something. Add something. Get some help.” He points to the Washington […]

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Cuddyer Out Of Lineup, Could Still Land On Disabled List

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Out Of Lineup, Could Still Land On Disabled List

Michael Cuddyer is not in the starting lineup Monday after taking oral anti-inflmmatory medication for the deep bone bruise in his left knee, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Additionally, Terry Collins told reporters this afternoon that in the likelihood Cuddyer ends up on the disabled list, “the team will likely add an outfielder from Triple-A.” […]

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Nothing To Rumors Connecting Mets To Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Nothing To Rumors Connecting Mets To Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez

Disputing a couple of reports from Jon Heyman and Ken Rosenthal before the weekend, MLB Network radio analyst Jim Duquette says there are “nothing to the rumors connecting the Mets to outfielders Justin Upton, Carlos Gomez and Jay Bruce right now.” Mets beat writers seem to agree as they all seem to have the Mets […]

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California Dreaming: DeGrom Wraps Up A Stellar First Half

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
California Dreaming: DeGrom Wraps Up A Stellar First Half

How about that… The Mets wrapped up what was supposed to be a tough West Coast road trip by taking two of three from both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants to give them a neat and tidy 4-2 California swing. Make no mistake the offense still has a long way to […]

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Grandy and Trout and BABIP, Oh My!

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Grandy and Trout and BABIP, Oh My!

Until my drive home from AT&T Park last night, I never thought the day would come that my feelings after watching a 42-year old, 280+ pound man pitch a quality start would be, “He didn’t really pitch well tonight. We never had a chance.” Unfortunately, this is the state of the John-Mayberry-hitting-in-the-six-hole Mets. Without looking […]

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Mets’ Offense Reaches Historic Lows

An article by posted on July 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets’ Offense Reaches Historic Lows

Following a brutal series sweep to the Chicago Cubs, the Mets’ lineup has sunk to historic lows explains Sal Cacciatore of Newsday. “The Mets are hitting .232 as a team, and only three teams in the last 30 years have posted a worse batting average. It also is the fifth-worst mark in franchise history, ahead […]

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It’s Time to Start Capitalizing

An article by posted on July 3, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Time to Start Capitalizing

You know that feeling you get when you do something so amazing–like make an insane basketball trick shot or miraculously catch a falling box of cereal just before it crashes to the ground–you even surprise yourself, but you look around and no one witnessed you do it, like it’s just been wasted? I can only […]

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