Tag: offense

Meet Me in St. Louis, Luis … and Bring the Rest of the Mets With You!

An article by posted on April 22, 2009 0 Comments

Not too long ago, Mets fans were second-guessing the decision to sign Luis Castillo to such a long-term deal. But Castillo is off to an amazing start this year, beginning last night 4th in the league in hitting, and he continued his hot streak last night against the Cardinals. David Wright, on the other hand, […]

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Luis Castillo, Meet Guillermo Mota

An article by posted on November 4, 2008

When we acquired Luis Castillo on Deadline Day 2007, I thought that getting an everyday second baseman was exactly what the club needed. While Castillo performed in August and September, the club historically collapsed (how long will we be hearing those words in a sentence?). Based on Castillo’s performance in August and September, Omar Minaya […]

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Another Casualty – Easley Could Be Done For The Season

An article by posted on September 18, 2008

Less than two days ago the Mets learned that Fernando Tatis separated his shoulder and would be out for the rest of the season. Last night we learned that Damion Easley is dangerously close to that same fate. Easley revealed yesterday that he had actually suffered a small tear of his right quadriceps muscle. The tear […]

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When Will the Mets Come Through for the Big Pelf?

An article by posted on June 6, 2008

Thanks to a walk-off hit by pitch charged to Scott Schoeneweis, the Mets fell to the Padres 2-1. The game’s starter, Mike Pelfrey had pitched six solid innings of baseball, only allowing one run. Was it the best start of Pelfrey’s career? No. Did he keep his team in the game? Yes. Did he get the job […]

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not? And Who’s Stuck in the Middle?

An article by posted on May 10, 2008

Welcome back to another addition of Hot and Not. The Mets have shown great strides towards improvement, but they had good numbers against Brad Penny to begin with. Hopefully, they’ll sweep this doubleheader and they get the confidence they need. Who’s HotMoises Alou: Okay, so he’s only played in a couple of games. And he […]

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Mission Possible: Beating our Division

An article by posted on April 18, 2008

After sweeping the Nationals at home, the Mets are just an hour away from bringing that swagger and conifdence to Philadelphia. With first place on the line, the Mets have everything they need to climb into that position, if not tonight, then sometime this weekend. Our offense is coming around, the bullpen is getting better, […]

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It’s Time For Your Friday Fix – Instant Replay: Yes or No

An article by posted on April 4, 2008

Finally, Friday has arrived! The pinnacle of the week in my eyes in that it’s just close enough to the weekend to start getting excited. I didn’t have anything really specific to write about today, so I figured I would make a blog “gumbo” of sorts, and write about many. First up, the Mets 13-0 […]

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“In Omar We Trust” or World Series ’08?

An article by posted on November 30, 2007

On Thursday, Omar Minaya addressed the Jose Reyes rumors by saying, "Jose Reyes is one of our core players. I don’t see us trading Jose Reyes for one of those guys being mentioned. It just doesn’t make sense for us." Minaya went on to say that the Mets are very happy with Jose Reyes. Minaya […]

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2007 Mets Report Cards: Catcher, Left Field

An article by posted on October 12, 2007

    Part III of the Mets Merized Report Cards features the catcher position and the left field position. Today we’re basically going to talk about Paul Lo Duca, Ramon Castro, Moises Alou, and Endy Chavez. Two extremely positions, two grades, six writers. Here we go! Catcher (Paul Lo Duca & Ramon Castro) Ryan P. […]

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2007 Mets Report Cards: First Base, Second Base

An article by posted on October 8, 2007

    Today starts the first part of the Mets report cards. Six staff members for Mets Merized, including myself, each compiled a grade for each position and it’s respective player(s). Without futher ado, I present to you the Met Merized 2007 Report Cards. The first part will feature First Base and Second Base. First […]

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