Tag: offense

Francesa Says Mets Are Asleep At The Plate, Then Falls Asleep On The Air

An article by posted on September 16, 2012 0 Comments

The last few times a post appeared on MMO about Mike Francesa, it was about him ripping the Mets front office, or the team, or the owners. Less than two weeks ago, Francesa called the Mets offense pathetic. He said the Mets’ offense looked like they were asleep. He even went as far as accusing […]

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Mets Offense Fails To Back Up Dickey In 5-3 Loss

An article by posted on September 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Offense Fails To Back Up Dickey In 5-3 Loss

The Mets (65-77) lost to the Nationals (88-54) by the score of 5-3 on Tuesday evening at Citi Field. I was pretty disappointed tonight. It was just a bad display of Mets baseball. The post-game media did not make it any better. Today is September 11th, 2012. 11 years since a horrible tragedy – and on […]

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Offense Struggles In 4-1 Bisons Loss

An article by posted on August 20, 2012 0 Comments

One night after beating the Pawtucket Red Sox in a squeaker at Fenway Park, the Buffalo offense struggled once again, losing 4-1. Jeurys Familia took the mound trying to build on his dominant performance in his last start against Lehigh Valley, when he tossed seven shutout innings, allowing only four hits and striking out eight. […]

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Offense, Not Bullpen, To Blame For Mets Second Half Swoon

An article by posted on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
Offense, Not Bullpen, To Blame For Mets Second Half Swoon

The idea has been beaten to death: The Mets bullpen is the worst in baseball and has been the major reason for the team’s skid to open the second half. But looking a little deeper, it may not totally be the bullpen’s fault. In fact, the pen, mainly Jon Rauch, Josh Edgin and even Manny […]

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Daniel Murphy’s Days Are Numbered

An article by posted on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy’s Days Are Numbered

As the Mets’ roster has evolved throughout the course of this season, it appears that things may fall into place a bit faster that most fans had originally envisioned.  The farm system, originally believed to be devoid of any significant major league caliber talent only one year ago, has produced enough replacements to keep the […]

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What Is Wrong With The Mets?

An article by posted on June 18, 2012 0 Comments

Coming off of a sweep at the hands of the NL Central leading Cincinnati Reds, the Mets should probably consider themselves lucky.  Why you ask?  Well, just as the Mets had done when sweeping the Tampa Bay Rays only a few days earlier, their crosstown rival Yankees did the Mets a favor in their sweep […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Should the Mets trade for Alfonso Soriano?

An article by posted on June 12, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Should the Mets trade for Alfonso Soriano?

Not too long ago, the answer to that question would be easy. A resounding “NO!”. Too much money, too old, bad attitude, lousy fielder and he is a strikeout waiting to happen. Physical prowess be damned, he just has too much baggage. Then again, not too long ago, I would have scoffed at the idea […]

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A Yankee Tex Message Dooms Gee In Mets 4-2 Loss In The Bronx

An article by posted on June 9, 2012 0 Comments

The Mets had their opportunities to do some damage tonight, but instead they fell to the Yankees 4-2 for their sixth loss in their last seven games. Dillon Gee took to the hill and pitched surprisingly well. Sure, he got himself into some jams, but I liked the way he weaved in and out of trouble and […]

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Temper Your Expectations

An article by posted on January 10, 2012 0 Comments
Temper Your Expectations

Hey MMO readers, I’m not looking to be a Debbie Downer with this post, but I wanted to draw a bit of a comparison to my colleague Clayton’s post yesterday about the Mets offense being better than we think in 2012. I think Clayton drew some fair points, but the bottom line is that it […]

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Mets Offense May Be Better Than You Think In 2012

An article by posted on January 9, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Offense May Be Better Than You Think In 2012

For the first time in nine seasons, the Amazin’s will take the field without their sparkplug, Jose Reyes. When the 4-time all-star inked his 6-year $106 million deal with the Marlins, the general idea was that the Mets offense would be left in shambles. Although the production will not be the same, the perceived gaping hole in […]

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