Keith Law of ESPN updated his Top 100 Draft Prospects. Here is who he projected at No. 11 where the Mets will pick in the Rule 4 Draft in June. Read the Full Rankings Here. (ESPN Insider Subscription Required) And with the No. 11 Pick of the 2013 First Year Player Draft… The New York Mets select: OF HUNTER RENFROE, MISSISSIPPI STATE Player Profile: Position: OF/C Height: 6-1 Weight: 216 Bats/Throws: R-R Birthdate: Jan. […]
Ever since Lucas Duda burst into our consciousness in 2010, nobody has been satisfied with his plate approach. Too many strikeouts and not enough walks, I frequently wrote. He gives away too many at-bats. He tries to pull too much and doesn’t use the entire field. All valid in the early Duda critique. Now, unbelievably, he’s become too selective, too patient at the plate. No matter how hard I try, I don’t get this one. Even Keith Hernandez, […]
DAVID WRIGHT, 3B MMO PLAYER OF THE WEEK David Wright copped his third MMO Player of the Week honor after what may have been his most productive week of the season. The feisty third baseman had a few run-ins the umps this past week which is something we don’t see too much of from him, but it’s what a player does in the box score that matters most for this weekly staple at MMO. Wright posted […]
By the end of last season, I was pretty excited about Ike Davis. He got off to a horrible start in 2012, but seemed to finish strong with 32 dingers. His average still sucked, but it seemed like things were finally starting to click for him. Now it’s a month into the season and he can’t get above the Mendoza line. Over in left field, Lucas Duda is getting on base and hitting with some […]
With Ike Davis having another dreadful month of April, many fans have lost hope in the New York Mets first baseman. Some have even gone as far as saying he should be sent down to the minors. Despite Davis’ poor start, I believe he should not be sent down and he should continue to be the everyday first baseman for three reasons. My first reason is Ike Davis’ ceiling is far greater than any alternative […]
Starting Lineups New York Mets Mike Baxter RF Justin Turner 3B Daniel Murphy 2B Lucas Duda LF John Buck C Ike Davis 1B Ruben Tejada SS Jordany Valdespin CF Matt Harvey RHP Miami Marlins Juan Pierre LF Donovan Solano 2B Giancarlo Stanton RF Placido Polanco 3B Greg Dobbs 1B Justin Ruggiano CF Rob Brantly C Nick Green SS Jose Fernandez RHP Game Alert! David Wright is out of the game nursing a stiff neck. He […]
It was just three measly years ago that a budding young power-hitting first basemen looked nervously into the camera as Chris Carlin interviewed him live before millions of viewers late one Spring Training evening in a local pub. As they concluded, Carlin refers to him as “The future of the New York Mets, Ike Davis.”, which gets a rousing cheer from the Mets fans in the restaurant. He smiles–uncomfortably–at the applause as they cut back to […]
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 his eight year, $138 million dollar contract. On the other side, you find the “apologists”, the “fan girls”, and a […]
Last night, in the Mets 7-2 loss to the Dodgers, Juan Lagares entered the game in the top of the fifth inning to play center field as part of a double-switch – officially marking his major league debut. Lagares led off in the bottom half of the fifth with a hard hit fly to the warning track in left field against Dodgers’ ace LHP Clayton Kershaw. In his next at-bat, Lagares singled against left-hander Paco Rodriguez in […]
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