Tag: outfield

No Lewis, No Problem

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments

The Reds yesterday signed Fred Lewis to a one-year deal worth $900,000. This is a great signing for the Reds, but it will force the Mets to turn their attention elsewhere. The NL Central defending champion Reds will sport an outfield comprised of the young stud Jay Bruce in right, exciting Drew Stubbs in center, […]

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Build A Bench Workshop: It Takes A Milledge?

An article by posted on January 3, 2011 0 Comments
Build A Bench Workshop: It Takes A Milledge?

Remember our first teenage hitting machine? No, not F-Mart, the one before him, Lastings Milledge. According to MLB Trade Rumors, Milledge is currently  the youngest free agent on the market. Of course that alone would not be a good enough reason for putting Milledge back in a Mets uniform, but there are some compelling reasons to […]

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Should Beltran Or Pagan Take Center Stage?

An article by posted on November 11, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier today, Carlos Beltran announced that he would like to finish his career as a New York Met, but would listen to trade offers if the Mets chose to deal him during the last year of his contract.  He also said he would be open to moving to a corner outfield position if the Mets felt […]

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My Obligatory Lucas Duda Post

An article by posted on August 28, 2010 0 Comments

With the unsurprising news that Mets top outfield prospect Fernando Martinez is once again ailing on the DL, I’m losing patience in that entire situation. The teenage hitting machine has failed to show me any skills worthy of his enormous hype. The minor leagues are full of prospects with a .277 minor league batting average, […]

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Carlos Beltran Debuts Without A Hitch

An article by posted on June 25, 2010 0 Comments

How’s that for a sight for sore eyes? Last night, Port St. Lucie natives Larry and Dora Licastri were nice enough to share pictures and give us a great account of each of Carlos Beltran’s plate appearances from his first rehab game in Florida. They are two of the biggest and coolest Mets fans I […]

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Oh, Give Me A Home

An article by posted on June 11, 2010 0 Comments

Citi Field, aged two, already has a past. Last year when we first saw the place, there were a lot of Brooklyn memorabilia and exhibits there. We knew that the Dodgers had moved to LA in the long ago fifties, so many of the visitors thought that something was wrong. And it was. Fred Wilpon, […]

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Pagan’s Maturing Giving Mets Options

An article by posted on May 23, 2010 0 Comments

Last winter, when the Mets signed Jason Bay, I was struck by the amount of talented players whom the Mets had procured and had to play the outfield in 2010. I envisioned an outfield of Beltran flanked by Bay and the ex-Brave Jeff Francoeur, who had come to the Mets in the Ryan Church deal, and had […]

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It’s All The Little Things That Make These Mets Legit

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger just posted an update to his blog about the Mets being on the field for some early batting practice at Citizen’s Bank Park. Nothing big really, every team on any given day will have a few players go out and take in some early swings before the mandatory reporting time. […]

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Forgotten Man: What To Do With Murphy…

An article by posted on April 25, 2010 0 Comments

We’ve all enjoyed the remarkable return of a contending Mets team. Make no mistake either, this team is a contender and will contend. It’s amazing what a 23 year old AAA callup will do for a floundering and monumentally boring team…(and some good starting pitching)   Thank you Ike Davis, because, coincidentally, since you were recalled […]

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Bay Rings The Bell…

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Put it in the books. It was a thing of beauty in game 1, from the weather to the pitching to the timely hitting. Who can complain about the best opening day franchise in baseball? No Met fan in Met Nation could have hoped for a better opener. (Unless we are talking about a no […]

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