Tag: offense

Good Fundies Episode 21: In Our Wildest Dreams

An article by posted on September 16, 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 September 15, 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 September 3, 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 August 30, 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 August 29, 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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The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

One of the now forgotten storylines of the early part of the 2016 season for the Mets, was their futility against left-handed pitching. During their careers, both Curtis Granderson and Lucas Duda have mostly struggled against them, effectively neutralizing two of the team’s best bats in the lineup. Terry Collins ices a third when he refuses […]

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Cespedes Insists He Won’t Opt Out, But Mets Shouldn’t Bank On That

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Insists He Won’t Opt Out, But Mets Shouldn’t Bank On That

According to Matt Ehalt of the the Bergen Record, outfielder Yoenis Cespedes plans to honor his three-year deal with the Mets without opting out after the 2016 season. “I have it in my mind to stay three years,” Cespedes said through a translator.  Asked directly by Ehalt if he intends to complete his three-year deal […]

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Mets Option Brandon Nimmo To Triple-A, Promote T.J. Rivera

An article by posted on August 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Option Brandon Nimmo To Triple-A, Promote T.J. Rivera

The Mets will once again send down the struggling Brandon Nimmo to Triple-A Las Vegas with the hope of revitalizing the offense, the Mets announced. And according to Betsy Helfand of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, infielder T.J. Rivera will finally get the promotion to the big league club. Nimmo was recalled at the end of July […]

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Verlander Shuts Down Mets As Tigers Take Opener 4-3

An article by posted on August 5, 2016 0 Comments
Verlander Shuts Down Mets As Tigers Take Opener 4-3

The New York Mets (56-53) were defeated by the Detroit Tigers (60-49) by a score of 4-3 at Comerica Park Friday evening.  With a Washington win, the Mets are now 9 games back for the division lead.  Pitching: Noah Syndergaard was on the mound for the Mets tonight and he wasn’t at his best. Syndergaard […]

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For the Mets, RISP = RIP

An article by posted on July 31, 2016 0 Comments
For the Mets, RISP = RIP

The moment came when I knew I had mentally, if unwittingly, written off the 2016 Mets.  On Thursday night, I had a late meeting that kept me out until 10:00 PM.  In such circumstances, I always, and I mean always, check the scoreboard.  But having just witnessed the possible season-defining squandering of the biggest hit […]

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This is the Jose Reyes the Mets Were Hoping For

An article by posted on July 23, 2016 0 Comments
This is the Jose Reyes the Mets Were Hoping For

The Mets gambled on bringing back Jose Reyes because they needed a leadoff hitter to spark their listless offense. What they envisioned came to fruition Friday night in Miami in what truly can be described as a must-win game. Reyes ripped three hits, scored two runs, drove in another, stole a base and had several […]

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