Tag: OPS

Know Your Stats: OPS/OPS+

An article by posted on July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: OPS/OPS+

For the next few days, I will be highlighting some of the best and most popular sabermetric stats available to the public.Today, we begin with OPS+ OPS, or On Base Plus Slugging was the first sabermetric stat to go mainstream. It is On-Base Percentage plus Slugging Percentage. It’s crude and simple, but it’s a decent […]

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Trading Daniel Murphy May Be The Mets Best Option

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
Trading Daniel Murphy May Be The Mets Best Option

For the first six weeks or so of the 2013 season, everything was going right for Daniel Murphy. After countless position changes, multiple injuries and a great deal of hard work and dedication, he was finally coming into his own both offensively and in field at second; and then came June. After fluttering around .300 […]

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Cesar Puello Closes Out June With A Record 1.362 OPS

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments

We all knew Cesar Puello was having a ridiculous month of June, but how good did it end up, now that the calendar has flipped to July? He put together a .441/.465/.897 line, good enough for a 1.362 OPS in 68 at-bats. This amazing 17 game stretch has yielded him a 1.013 OPS in 232 […]

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The Captain Has Caught Fire At Just The Wright Time

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
The Captain Has Caught Fire At Just The Wright Time

With a pair of home runs that spelled the difference in the Mets 4-3 rubber match win in Atlanta, David Wright has now reached double digit home runs on the year and leads the team in almost every offensive category while putting on a show in the field. In the past two weeks, Wright has […]

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Mets Minors: Allan Dykstra Throwing His Hat Into The Ring

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Allan Dykstra Throwing His Hat Into The Ring

The hot-hitting Allan Dykstra, who received a little nod in a Prospect Spotlight yesterday, is also our MMN Player of the Week! Dykstra had a nice fling with the longball last week, slamming three homers to lead all Mets organizational players. His overall line on the week was .588/.696/1.118, as he supplemented his hot hitting with six walks […]

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Making The Case For A Daniel Murphy All-Star Bid

An article by posted on June 4, 2013 0 Comments
Making The Case For A Daniel Murphy All-Star Bid

Amid a season that has been for the most part filled with disappointment and under-performance, a bright spot shines bright on this 22-32 New York Mets ballclub, and that beacon of light is named Daniel Murphy. Murphy has emerged alongside David Wright as a primary source of offensive production on the year. Batting a cool […]

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Cesar Puello Could Be Just What The Mets Outfield Is Looking For In 2014

An article by posted on May 26, 2013 0 Comments
Cesar Puello Could Be Just What The Mets Outfield Is Looking For In 2014

Cesar Puello is currently one of the hottest hitters in the Mets organization. Over his last ten games, he is hitting a very solid .364, with two home runs and nine RBI. His OPS over that ten game span is an outstanding 1.031. Puello started off the season slow, but has really kicked things into high […]

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Do Managers Matter?

An article by posted on May 2, 2013 0 Comments
Do Managers Matter?

John Charles Bradbury, an Economics Professor at Kennesaw State University, did a fascinating study a few years back on whether changing managers really has an effect on turning a team around. What he found was that ultimately managers had little to no effect on performance output given the same personnel. In a nutshell, good players […]

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David Wright Superstar?

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
David Wright Superstar?

You’ve probably read an article like this before.  Lord knows enough of them have been written.  Is David Wright a superstar?  Its an argument that still rages on an almost daily basis across every social media forum.  On one side, you find a group of super-critical fans who feel Wright can’t possibly live up to […]

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Daniel Murphy – The Mets’ Overlooked Offensive Star

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy – The Mets’ Overlooked Offensive Star

With all the attention being paid to John Buck’s torrid start, another Met’s offensive performance has gone under the radar.  But his start is just as noteworthy as Buck’s. Daniel Murphy has always been a great contact hitter, lashing doubles at a rate never before seen by a left-handed hitter in Mets history.  Nearly one-quarter […]

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