Tag: Pagan

Terry Shuffles Lineup, Who Should Bat Cleanup?

An article by posted on June 6, 2011 0 Comments

I like what Collins did in finally moving Bay down in the order.  I know it was made easier because guys like Murphy, Turner and Pagan are hitting so well right now.  But, it was a much deserved demotion for Jason who has not been the player we thought we were signing.  WIth Bay out […]

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Is It Time To Move Pagan Back To Top Of The Order?

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments

Since coming off the disabled list, Angel Pagan has been a hitting machine. With his hot return, it begs the question of whether Terry Collins should re-insert Pagan into the No. 2 spot in the lineup. As Pagan regains his stroke, Justin Turner continues handling the bat well, which is ideal for a No. 2 […]

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The Mets Have Roster Depth

An article by posted on May 8, 2011 0 Comments

I really enjoyed reading Ken Davidoff’s column on Newsday this morning. Unlike the last few seasons, Davidoff points out that this year the Mets have gotten some solid contributions from their roster depth when players have gotten hurt or landed on the DL. Jason Pridie is one such player that has been a pleasant surprise […]

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Mets Need Bench Production..Now

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

…badly. Starting an article off with an ellipsis is probably incorrect grammatically, but this article will be filled with mentions of the inability of the Mets to have an effective bench, and thus this discussion comes about. Willie Harris has been a black hole offensively, both as a starter and as a bench player,  striking out […]

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From Left Field: Not The Injury Bug Again

An article by posted on May 5, 2011 0 Comments

Shades of the 2009 Mets are already apparent here this season. Though that team was more talented on paper, it was ravaged by the injury bug which gave Jerry Manuel very little to work with on a day-to-day basis. Well, it seems that injuries already have played a role this season. Last year’s breakout player, […]

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What A Difference A Bay Can Make

An article by posted on April 22, 2011 0 Comments

David Wright, Carlos Beltran, Jason Bay and Ike Davis together at last in the middle of the order.  I know it is only one game, but inserting Bay into the middle of that lineup really solidifies the middle of the batting order.  Jason did not tear the cover off the ball in his first game back, but just his […]

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Has Angel Pagan Lost His Wings?

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

Angel Pagan has been off to a dreadful start, and there is no debating that. Pagan has not only batted under .170 so far, but he has also lacked the clutch hitting that the Mets relied on so heavily last season. With such a slow start in 2011, it begs the question we are reluctant to ask: Was 2010 just a fluke […]

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Mets On Track To Beat Their Own MLB Record Of 120 Losses

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

Due to the changing nature of Baseball there are certain records which will stand forever. Cy Young’s 511 wins and Walter Johnson’s 113 shutouts come to mind. Nowadays pitchers don’t even toss 113 complete games much less 113 shutouts. Then there are records which were supposed to stand forever but did not, such as Ty Cobb’s […]

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Mets Lose Slugfest To Phillies 10-7

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Mike Pelfrey continues to flatline out the gate this season. He gets beaten up early and often and was finally taken out after allowing seven runs in two+ innings of work. Mets and Phillies slugged it out as no pitchers were fantastic from either side, but Phillies out did the Mets with a […]

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Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Angel Gets His Wings!

An article by posted on March 27, 2011 0 Comments
Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Angel Gets His Wings!

Angel Pagan heard all the rumors that he wasn’t an everyday player, but that didn’t stop him from turning it on and having one the best seasons on the Mets in 2010. He exploded offensively batting .290 and scoring 80 runs while stealing 37 bases, but he also showed some surprising pop with 31 doubles and 11 […]

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