Tag: offense

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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Alderson Vows That Only The Best 25 Players Will Make The Cut

An article by posted on February 25, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Vows That Only The Best 25 Players Will Make The Cut

Despite what my colleague Greg Pomes wrote here on Tuesday regarding Oliver Perez being guaranteed a spot on the roster, a solid case can be made that Alderson’s comment was taken out of context or perhaps even misinterpreted. Yesterday, Alderson not only made it clear that he will cut Oliver Perez and the remaining $12 million […]

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Thole Is Just One Of The Stories To Watch In 2011

An article by posted on February 4, 2011 0 Comments
Thole Is Just One Of The Stories To Watch In 2011

Matt Cerrone over at MetsBlog posted a great interview clip from last night’s edition of Mets Hot Stove on SNY with host Kevin Burkhardt. He talked about the defensive part of his game and regarding throwing runners out attempting to steal he said, “Trust. I just trusted myself. I felt like I knew I could […]

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Dan Uggla Trade Gives One Pause On Trading Reyes Or Beltran

An article by posted on November 17, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, I was quite surprised by the trade that sent Dan Uggla to the Braves for utility infielder Omar Infante and reliever Mike Dunn. The fact that he was traded isn’t what surprised me. We all knew the writing was on the wall once Uggla turned down a four-year deal worth $48 million dollars from the […]

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San Francisco Giants Win World Series

An article by posted on November 1, 2010 0 Comments

The San Francisco Giants are champions of the world after knocking out the Texas Rangers 3-1 to win the World Series 4-1. For the second time in the series, San Francisco ace Tim Lincecum outdueled the Texas ace Cliff Lee. The Giants took the lead on a 3-Run HR by Edgar Renteria off Lee in […]

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Offense Stifled, Mets Lose 3-2

An article by posted on September 25, 2010 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey was in trouble early, but the Mets offense couldn’t put across the runs when they needed it and lost the first game of the series against the Phillies 3-2. Game Notes R.A. Dickey was about as effective as he has been in his last few outings, giving up three runs, two earned on […]

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