Tag: OPS

Could Mets Swing Castillo For Casey Blake?

An article by posted on November 13, 2009 0 Comments

Remember Jim Bowden? The former Nationals and Reds GM had this to say on his Twitter account: Dodgers talking with Braves re: Vazquez and Mets re: Castillo according to sources. Last year it would have been easy to assume that the Dodgers were probably discussing a swap for Juan Pierre (bad contract for bad contract), […]

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Mets Want First Baseman To Pair With Murphy

An article by posted on October 18, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, the Mets will probably look for a power bat in left field and look for a right handed bat at first base to platoon with Daniel Murphy. While the Mets know they need to get an upgrade in power in left field or first base, I get […]

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If At First You Don’t Succeed, Your Name Must Be Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on October 11, 2009 0 Comments

There has been much debate since the season ended for the Mets, on whether the Mets should get a first baseman or stick with Daniel Murphy. Here is how Daniel Murphy ranks among all qualifying National League first baseman with 450 or more at-bats. As you can see from the above chart, Murphy is woefully deficient […]

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Castillo’s Season Ranks Among Mets Best At 2B

An article by posted on September 25, 2009 0 Comments

While we debate the pros and cons of whether or not Luis Castillo should be traded in the off season, let me add this for your consideration. I decided to see where Luis Castillo’s season ranks among the best all around seasons by a Mets second baseman. To begin, Edgardo Alfonso not only delivered the […]

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Will Wright Ever Hit 30 Homeruns Again?

An article by posted on September 15, 2009 0 Comments

I recently was emailed this question by one of our readers. I heard that the Mets will not alter the dimensions of Citi Field next season. Does this mean that David Wright is doomed to be a 10-12 homerun hitter instead of a 30 homerun hitter? I was a little surprised myself when I heard […]

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Here Is My Obligatory Matt Murton Post

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

The Colorado Rockies have designated outfielder Matt Murton for assignment to clear a roster spot for reliever Juan Rincon. <yawn> I was going to post something about him two nights ago, but then I decided to pass. I was going to post something about him yesterday morning, and again I decided to take a pass. […]

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Mets Turn Down Victor Martinez Deal

An article by posted on July 30, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com just said on SNY that he believes that the Mets have turned down an offer from the Indians for All Star catcher Victor Martinez. The 30 year old Martinez, has been rumored to be on the trading block all month and if this is true I would be very interested in knowing why […]

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A Closer Look At Three Trade Options

An article by posted on June 24, 2009 0 Comments

Lately, most of the trade rumors surrounding the Mets have been centered around Mark De Rosa of the Indians, Nick Johnson of the Nationals, and Aubrey Huff of the Orioles. And while most baseball analysts agree that each will be made available, I believe each of them bring something different to the table. Lets take […]

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Mike Carp – The One That Got Away?

An article by posted on June 18, 2009 0 Comments

When the Mets made the trade for J.J. Putz this past off season, one of the many players they gave up included minor league first baseman Mike Carp who was jettisoned along with Aaron Heilman, Joe Smith, Endy Chavez, Jason Vargas, outfielder Ezequiel Carrera and righty pitcher Maikel Cleto. Carp, who turns 23 on June […]

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David Wright Is A Road Warrior This Season

An article by posted on May 29, 2009 0 Comments

After David Wright struck out four times on Wednesday night and earned the first Golden Sombrero of his career, I couldn’t help but notice how different he looked from the Wright we saw on the recent West Coast swing. I decided to check out Baseball Reference and take a look at his home and road […]

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