Tag: offense

The Steroid Era Is Not A Thing Of The Past

An article by posted on March 21, 2013 0 Comments
The Steroid Era Is Not A Thing Of The Past

The current period of baseball has often been labeled the “Post-Steroid Era”, but there is nothing “post” about it. Yesterday we learned that over 90 baseball players’ names lie within the records of the now infamous Miami Biogenesis clinic; enough athletes to field ten teams. We talk about steroids as if it’s a thing of […]

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Sandy Alderson’s Philosophy On Evaluating Terry Collins

An article by posted on March 2, 2013 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson’s Philosophy On Evaluating Terry Collins

General manager Sandy Alderson stopped short of saying manager Terry Collins’ job was secure, but in a conference call this week, left the impression he will be judged with a broad paintbrush. As GM, Alderson’s job description entails building for the future, and while Collins has nothing guaranteed to him beyond this season, it doesn’t mean […]

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A Review Of Dave Hudgens, Mets Hitting Approach, Results

An article by posted on February 27, 2013 0 Comments
A Review Of Dave Hudgens, Mets Hitting Approach, Results

I probably wasn’t the only person frustrated last year watching Kirk Nieuwenhuis, or Lucas Duda, or Ike Davis appearing to take fat pitches down the middle of the plate only to see them swing at a breaking pitch in the dirt or a fastball at eye level. On several notable occasions Keith Hernandez himself went […]

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Headley Edges Wright To Win First Gold Glove At Third Base

An article by posted on October 30, 2012 0 Comments
Headley Edges Wright To Win First Gold Glove At Third Base

Chase Headley of the San Diego Padres has won the National League Gold Glove Award at third base for the 2012 season. It’s the first of Headley’s career. Headley was voted the top defensive third baseman in the National League by managers and coaches. He was never really considered a solid defender at the hot corner, but […]

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Cabrera, Posey Win Hank Aaron Award

An article by posted on October 27, 2012 0 Comments

Miguel Cabrera and Buster Posey were selected Saturday as winners of the 2012 Hank Aaron Award as the most outstanding offensive players in each league. Cabrera won the first Triple Crown since 1967, leading the American League with a .330 average, 44 homers and 139 RBIs. The Venezuela native became the first Latin-born winner of […]

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MMO Minors Mailbag: Will Vegas Affect Pitchers?

An article by posted on October 8, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Minors Mailbag: Will Vegas Affect Pitchers?

Rich asks… What do you think the effect will be on our prospects moving from Buffalo to Las Vegas? I read that the climate could be bad for our pitchers and I’m concerned about Zack Wheeler. I know that you talk to these players a lot and was wondering what you felt about this move? […]

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Francesa Says Mets Are Asleep At The Plate, Then Falls Asleep On The Air

An article by posted on September 16, 2012 0 Comments

The last few times a post appeared on MMO about Mike Francesa, it was about him ripping the Mets front office, or the team, or the owners. Less than two weeks ago, Francesa called the Mets offense pathetic. He said the Mets’ offense looked like they were asleep. He even went as far as accusing […]

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Mets Offense Fails To Back Up Dickey In 5-3 Loss

An article by posted on September 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Offense Fails To Back Up Dickey In 5-3 Loss

The Mets (65-77) lost to the Nationals (88-54) by the score of 5-3 on Tuesday evening at Citi Field. I was pretty disappointed tonight. It was just a bad display of Mets baseball. The post-game media did not make it any better. Today is September 11th, 2012. 11 years since a horrible tragedy – and on […]

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Offense Struggles In 4-1 Bisons Loss

An article by posted on August 20, 2012 0 Comments

One night after beating the Pawtucket Red Sox in a squeaker at Fenway Park, the Buffalo offense struggled once again, losing 4-1. Jeurys Familia took the mound trying to build on his dominant performance in his last start against Lehigh Valley, when he tossed seven shutout innings, allowing only four hits and striking out eight. […]

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Offense, Not Bullpen, To Blame For Mets Second Half Swoon

An article by posted on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
Offense, Not Bullpen, To Blame For Mets Second Half Swoon

The idea has been beaten to death: The Mets bullpen is the worst in baseball and has been the major reason for the team’s skid to open the second half. But looking a little deeper, it may not totally be the bullpen’s fault. In fact, the pen, mainly Jon Rauch, Josh Edgin and even Manny […]

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