Last week in Mets baseball: not very good. The week began and ended with Dice-K on the mound; one start being horrendous and one being pleasantly surprising. The team went a dismal 2-4 this week, scoring a combined total of 18 runs. The offense was, once again, asleep; making the absence of David Wright sting more and more as the days go on. Along with the inability to capitalize with RISP, the pitching wasn’t stellar […]
Mets at Indians • 7:05 p.m. ET RHP Zack Wheeler (7-3, 3.36) vs. LHP Scott Kazmir (7-7, 4.36) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., LF Daniel Murphy, 2B Josh Satin, DH Andrew Brown, RF Lucas Duda, 1B Justin Turner, SS Juan Lagares, CF Travis d’Arnaud, C Wilmer Flores, 3B Well it’s great to see Wilmer Flores back in the lineup and playing third base. He has been dealing with that sore ankle issue as well as battling […]
Phillies vs Mets • 7:10 PM Cole Hamels (5-13, 3.62) vs Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-1, 9.00) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Andrew Brown – RF Ike Davis – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Wilmer Flores – 2B Justin Turner – SS Travis d’Arnaud – C Daisuke Matsuzaka – RHP Game Preview The Mets snapped their losing streak and broke up an interesting news week (Harvey’s injury, trading Byrd/Buck) with a win […]
YES!!! Mets righthander Dillon Gee credits his improved performance to his defense because he doesn’t have to be afraid to pitch to contact, he especially singles out Juan Lagares. “It gives you confidence to keep attacking because you know you’ve got guys out there that are playing hard and making all the plays for you,” Gee said. ”Juan tracks down everything out there in centerfield. It helps having that. Other than that, I’m throwing the ball […]
At just 19-years old, shortstop Gavin Cecchini is now beginning to deliver on some of the potential some that led the Mets to select him with their top pick (12th overall) in the 2012 First Year Play Draft. Last night for the Brooklyn Cyclones, Cecchini went 1-for-4 with walk to extend his hitting streak to 14 straight games. During that span, the Louisiana native is batting .379/.403/.448 and overall for the season he’s at .289/.321/.344 […]
The long-anticipated arrival of Wilmer Flores to the Mets’ big league roster highlighted two areas of concern for the organization going forward: first, the dearth of viable position player prospects at the upper levels of the system, and second, the need for a modicum of patience on the part of fans and management alike to allow those few prospects that emerge sufficient time to develop and adapt their skills to the majors. With most satisfied […]
From 2003-2011, speed at the top of the lineup was rarely an issue for the New York Mets. Whether the offense was surging or slumping, Jose Reyes was always a spark plug for the team both on and off the field. Now ever since Reyes took his talents to South Beach and was soon after shipped North of the border, the Mets have another thrilling speedster at the top of the order in Eric Young […]
After reading an article by Joe D., who was very pleased with how Sandy Alderson handled himself in the days leading up to the Trade Deadline, I wrote him and asked if I could submit a rebuttal. He was kind enough to allow me that courtesy and encouraged me to fire away. So fire away, I shall. I’m sorry Sandy, but you blew it. I take no joy in the fact that Marlon Byrd is […]
Mets vs Marlins: Recker To Catch Hefner, Sticking With 6-Man Rotation, No Tejada or Spin Till September
METS (46-56) at MARLINS (40-63) RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-8, 4.17) vs. RHP Jacob Turner (3-3, 2.49) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jeremy Hefner –RHP Game Notes Terry Collins says he is sticking with six-man rotation even though it means playing with a four man all-righthanded bench as team is […]
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