Tag: outfield

Duda is Mashing the Ball, Will Not Play in the Outfield

An article by posted on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
Duda is Mashing the Ball, Will Not Play in the Outfield

After sustaining injuries to Juan Lagares and Curtis Granderson on Monday night, Terry Collins said on Tuesday that he is not planning to use Lucas Duda in the outfield moving forward. “We made the commitment to play him there,” Collins said about Duda playing only first base. “I think putting him back in left field will take away […]

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Chris Young Completes Rehab, Will Join Mets In Arizona

An article by posted on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Completes Rehab, Will Join Mets In Arizona

Here comes the cavalry. Terry Collins said that he expects Chris Young to rejoin the Mets on Wednesday in Arizona and accompany the team back to New York, according to a report on ESPN New York. Young is eligible to be activated from the disabled list on Friday, when the Mets open a weekend series […]

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Granderson X-Rays Negative, Lagares Could Be Heading To Disabled List

An article by posted on April 15, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson X-Rays Negative, Lagares Could Be Heading To Disabled List

The New York Mets may be without the services of Curtis Granderson and Juan Lagares for a few days and possibly longer in the case of Lagares. Both departed Monday night’s game against the Diamondbacks with injuries. Granderson sustained contusions to the left rib cage, forearm and knee after colliding with the right-field fence in the first inning and underwent X-rays, […]

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Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

April 11 Outfielder Chris Young played in an extended spring training game on Thursday and had two singles, two walks and a sacrifice fly in five innings. On Friday he appeared in another extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie which went very well. The Mets announced that Young is now headed for a […]

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Bobby Abreu… the Bell that Tolls for Ike?

An article by posted on April 6, 2014 0 Comments
Bobby Abreu… the Bell that Tolls for Ike?

The Mets are coming to the realization that they are not going to get much in return via trade for Ike Davis. With Lucas Duda being named the starter (at least for now), one does have to wonder… was the signing of Bobby Abreu a harbinger of Ike’s ultimate release? Sandy Alderson commented earlier in […]

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Mets Liked Abreu’s Approach, Could Join Bench This Season

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Liked Abreu’s Approach, Could Join Bench This Season

April 2 Mets GM Sandy Alderson discussed why he signed Bobby Abreu during his press conference today, citing that “his approach at the plate made him very attractive to us.” Alderson said that he could see the 41-year old veteran as a potential fifth-outfielder who could be “a guy off the bench” for the Mets […]

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Gary, Keith and Ron: Those Voices In Our Heads

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Gary, Keith and Ron: Those Voices In Our Heads

The Mets may not lead the league in many baseball categories, but they do excel in one area. The voices of the Mets SNY broadcast team; Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez, and Ron Darling, are the cream of the crop. All three were on top of their game in Steve Serby’s Q&A in the Sunday New […]

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Mets Thoughts: Duda In Outfield, Smith In Savannah, D’Arnaud’s Warming Up

An article by posted on March 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Thoughts: Duda In Outfield, Smith In Savannah, D’Arnaud’s Warming Up

Let me first say how much fun I had participating in my first MMO game thread from the first pitch until the bitter end. There were only 2-3 recognizable fans to me among the 60 or so who participated, but it was so cool getting to know a lot of you new people to MMO. […]

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How Does Chris Young Fit the Mets Plan?

An article by posted on March 19, 2014 0 Comments
How Does Chris Young Fit the Mets Plan?

The Chris Young signing is what I call a Hot Stove Head-Scratcher. Try as I might to understand the move, signing Young to a contract worth more than $7 million dollars simply doesn’t make sense. My litmus test for a free agent signing involves two basic questions. First, is there a reasonable expectation the free […]

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The Wonder Of Spring Training

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
The Wonder Of Spring Training

Part of the wonder of spring training are the brief glimpses we get of young prospects who might signal better days ahead for Met fans. The young Met pitching prospects have created a buzz around the Met camp that is refreshing. In fact, much of the recent NYC sports radio baseball banter has the big […]

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