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Michael Cuddyer Is Finally Starting To Hit

An article by posted on May 28, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Is Finally  Starting To Hit

For the first five weeks of the season, it looked like the Mets’ biggest acquisition from this past offseason was going to be a total bust. However, over the last two or three weeks, Michael Cuddyer has finally begun to turn it around at the plate. Going into the Milwaukee series, Cuddyer was slashing just […]

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Mets Could Match-Up Well With Blue Jays

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Could Match-Up Well With Blue Jays

The Blue Jays currently sit in last place in the American League East 3.5 games back of the first-place Rays. Of course it is early in the year and 3.5 games is a small margin, but to jump four teams is tough. If things continue to trend downward for the Jays, it’s quite possible that […]

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ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

Baseball analyst and former GM Jim Duquette came up with three potential scenarios in trying to construct the perfect Mets and Cubs trade in an article for MLB.com. He points out that Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer recently acknowledged that the two sides have had ongoing dialogue to see if there is a good fit. […]

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Here Comes The Grandy Man!

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
Here Comes The Grandy Man!

Don’t look now ladies and gentleman, but Curtis Granderson is on a major tear, and better than that, he’s in the midst of a desperately needed power surge. I’m shocked at how widely ignored Granderson’s recent play is in the Mets universe, but maybe this post will spur others on. Granderson hit his second leadoff […]

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Collins Makes History Batting His Top HR Hitter Ninth

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Makes History Batting His Top HR Hitter Ninth

Ronald Blum of the Associated Press reports that when Terry Collins made the decision to bat Wilmer Flores ninth in the batting order on Saturday versus the Milwaukee Brewers, he did something that hasn’t been done in nearly half a century. For the first time since April 30, 1967, the Mets were batting their top home-run […]

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Lucas Duda Proving Doubters Wrong With Success Against Lefties

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Proving Doubters Wrong With Success Against Lefties

In yesterday’s start against Cub’s lefty Travis Wood, Lucas Duda continued to thrive against southpaws. Duda hit a double and a single in three at-bats off of Wood, who’s held left handed batters to a .216 average during his career. Duda now has his slash line up to .410/.452/.615 with two home runs against lefties […]

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Collins Should Look In The Mirror Before Pointing Fingers At Players

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Should Look In The Mirror Before Pointing Fingers At Players

It was a forgetful time in Chicago for the Mets after losing to the Cubs again on Thursday afternoon to get swept in a 4 game series. After losing the night before on a bases loaded walk, Thursday was just as excruciating maybe more. The Mets blew a 5-1 lead and gave up the winning […]

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Getting to Know Johnny Monell

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Getting to Know Johnny Monell

When the Mets return home to Citi Field on Friday after their worst series of the season we will see a new face behind the dish. On May 4th the Mets called up Catcher Johnny Monell from Triple A Las Vegas and he has already made his presence known as a left handed bat off […]

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Wright Could Resume Baseball Activities On Monday

An article by posted on May 10, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Could Resume Baseball Activities On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that the Mets are optimistic that David Wright can begin baseball activities on Monday. Wright was shutdown before the weekend because of lower back pain. He was prescribed anti-inflammatory medication and rest after an MRI showed no structural damage. The Mets said that Wright’s original hamstring injury has healed […]

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Exit Velocity: Baseball’s Newest Trend

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Exit Velocity: Baseball’s Newest Trend

Exit velocity is a new method to evaluate hitters which is gaining widespread popularity around the league according to Tim Rohan of the New York Times. Exit velocity measures the speed of the ball off the hitter’s bat. “It’s really just physics,” said John Ricco, the Mets’ assistant general manager. “If you hit the ball […]

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