Tag: offense

Phillies Sign Brian Schneider

An article by posted on December 1, 2009 0 Comments

According to several reports, Brian Schneider has just signed a two-year deal worth $3 million dollars with the Philadelphia Phillies. The former Mets catcher became a free agent and the Mets had no plans to offer him arbitration. Schneider, 33, hit .218 in 59 games last season, and .244 in 169 games overall as a Met. […]

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Angel Pagan Is The Mets Best Slugger Not Named Beltran

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

Angel Pagan is having himself quite a season, and is making the most out of the playing time he has gotten in leftfield and centerfield. While looking at his stats this morning, I couldn’t believe that among all Mets with 100 or more at-bats, only Carlos Beltran at .518, has a higher slugging percentage than Angel […]

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Bang! Zoom! Mets End Skid With 10-3 Win

An article by posted on August 27, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets put on an Amazin’ exhibition of power and offense for the two fans who showed up this afternoon at Land Shark Stadium to see the Mets beat the Marlins 10-3. Tim Redding started and allowed three homeruns, and yet somehow these Miracle Mets were able to pull off the upset victory and avoid […]

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Stokes Out To Prove Pessimistic Wagner Wrong

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

During an interview with the New York Post two weeks ago injured Mets reliever, Billy Wagner was asked about what he role with the club would be. Wagner was very honest and blunt in his response about whether or not he thought he would have a significant spot in the bullpen. “No. Not at all. […]

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Niese Stellar Against ‘Stros; Mets Win 10-3

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese was called up from Triple-A Buffalo to replace the injured Fernando Nieve in the starting rotation.  If he continues to pitch like he did tonight, he might not have to go back anytime soon. After a rough first inning, Niese settled down and pitched beautifully for six additional innings.  The offense came alive […]

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Even Batman Can’t Find The Mets Missing Offense

An article by posted on July 22, 2009 0 Comments

For many years, I have been patrolling the streets of Gotham City. Wrongdoers tremble at the sound of my name. Criminals cannot hide from me because I lurk behind every shadow. If you commit a crime in my city, I will find the smallest piece of evidence to incriminate you. You may know me as […]

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Mark Teahen Is Good To Go

An article by posted on July 20, 2009 0 Comments

Since the season started and we got socked with all these injuries, I really haven’t sounded the alarm as far as trades go. I don’t really subscribe to the notion of trading prospects for rental players. The only player I had any interest in acquiring, and one that I devoted an entire blog to, has been Alex […]

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Thoughts After A Lost Weekend

An article by posted on July 6, 2009 0 Comments

Watching the Mets this past weekend ranked slightly above the on goings with the Kardashian Clan, but below C-Span. Anytime your hometown team averages one run per game, in the bandbox known as Citizen’s Bank Ballpark, it is a frustrating and sleepy endeavor. Regardless of who appears in the daily lineup. Right now the Mets […]

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How Well Does Murphy Have To Hit To Keep His Job At 1B?

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

So now that we finally figured out where Dan Murphy should play defensively, how long before we start worrying about his lack of hitting this month? I mean it’s great that we found him a permanent position he can call his own, but will he hit enough to justify his hold on first base both […]

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Jo-han, Jo-han, A Pitcher’s Life For Me

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

Amazing. There is no better word to describe Johan Santana. Talk about a stopper – he’s the only guy in the Mets rotation who can win!  (And have a different handshake for every teammate!)  Now I have been following baseball since 1990, and I’ll admit I have never been a fan of pitching. Never gave it […]

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