Tag: offense

3 Up & 3 Down – Texas Two Step Edition

An article by posted on June 28, 2011 0 Comments

This past weekend the Good Guys traveled to Texas to do battle against the reigning American League champions. The weather was quite hot, but the Mets bats were even hotter – taking two of three games. Here are the 3 Up and 3 Down. 3-Up 1) 22 Runs in 2 Days: On Saturday, when the […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – At the Confluence Edition

An article by posted on June 14, 2011 0 Comments

Anytime we can use the word confluence in an entry, we should, I think. Of course when we mention the confluence, we’re talking about the Mets playing the Pittsburgh Pirates, who once upon a time played at Three Rivers Stadium, where the three rivers met, and flowed together, creating a confluence. The Good Guys wind […]

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Can Reyes Keep His Hot Streak Going Upon His Return?

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes, going into his contract year, has just been tearing up the majors, to say the least. Now with Reyes out for 2-6 more days due to the death of his grandmother, there is a legitimate risk that Reyes might cool off after being away from baseball for that amount of time. With few […]

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Reyes & Co. Go Big, Niese Strong, Mets Win 9-5

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets offense, after being quiet for the last two days eviscerated Vance Worley & the Phillies behind Josh Thole’s three RBI and Jonathon Niese’s excellent outing. Game Notes Jonathon Niese pitched a gem today, going six and one third innings, giving up five hits and one unearned run, while walking four and striking out […]

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The David Wright Trade Watch Should Be On

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

I was watching SNYs “Wheelhouse” tonight when one of the wheelies Eamon McAnaney gave voice to something I had already been thinking the past few days. The issue on the board was whether the Mets should consider trading Jose Reyes or David Wright or even both as the organization considers how to spend it’s meager […]

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Dickey Ineffective, Bullpen Can’t Hold, Mets Lose 7-6 In 10

An article by posted on May 4, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey was hit hard today, and despite two home runs and six runs of offense, the Mets couldn’t win today, with the bullpen coughing up the winning run, and losing in extra innings 7-6 to the Giants Game Notes R.A. Dickey was the victim of bad luck, an aggressive offense and an inability to […]

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Bay, Davis Help Mets Beat D-Backs 6-4

An article by posted on April 23, 2011 0 Comments

Jason Bay didn’t take very long to contribute to the Mets offensively, and it sure did pay off as the Mets went on to win a tight one against the D-Backs 6-4.  Even with the rain delay, the Mets offense still decided to come alive today.  The team’s 15 hits is a season high for the […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Revolving Doors, Sour Grapes and Whipping Posts

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: the broken bullpen, Sick Bay, and other feeble thoughts. The best way to fix the Mets bullpen is to remove the door from it’s hinges. That will make it easier for the relievers to enter the field. And it would be more practical too! After all, it’s been like […]

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Ike’s Stock Is Soaring, While Emaus’ Is Tumbling

An article by posted on April 12, 2011 0 Comments

As the calendar turned from March to April, I mentioned that in addition to the staying healthy, the Mets would need key performances at second base and first base to give the offense an added boost. Two players who were on my watch list were Ike Davis and Brad Emaus. Davis because questions over his […]

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Game Recap: Young Dominates, Bullpen Blows, Mets Lose 7-3

An article by posted on April 11, 2011 0 Comments

Chris Young was dominant today, allowing one hit over seven innings but the bullpen blew it in the eighth, and then in the eleventh and the Mets lost 7-3, losing the series as well. Game Notes Chris Young looked excellent today, allowing one run on one hit over seven innings, walking two and striking out […]

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