Tag: power

Mets Want First Baseman To Pair With Murphy

An article by posted on October 18, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, the Mets will probably look for a power bat in left field and look for a right handed bat at first base to platoon with Daniel Murphy. While the Mets know they need to get an upgrade in power in left field or first base, I get […]

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Hideki Matsui To The Mets? Just Say No!

An article by posted on October 10, 2009 0 Comments

In Newsday, David Lennon posted an interesting article about the possibility of Godzilla coming ashore in Flushing next season.  I hope Omar Minaya doesn’t read that article.  We don’t need him to get inspired by it. The Mets need a power hitter who can play left field or first base.  Hideki Matsui hit 28 HR […]

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David Wright’s Power Outage May Become Historic

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

It has been well-documented that David Wright has suffered through a power outage this season. The home run dropoff cannot be solely attributed to the move from Shea Stadium to Citi Field. Out of the ten home runs hit by Wright, five have come at Citi Field and five have been hit on the road. […]

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Daniel Murphy To The Minors In 2010?

An article by posted on September 14, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com mentioned something over the weekend regarding Mets first baseman Daniel Murphy that caught my attention. While reporting that Carlos Delgado may still attempt to comeback this season, if only for just one or two weeks, he also throws this in, The Mets have thought about possibly bringing back Delgado on an incentive-laden […]

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The Power Is Back On! Wright’s HR Shocks Phils 10-9

An article by posted on September 12, 2009 0 Comments

Rest easy, Mets fans.  It appears David Wright has finally paid his electric bill as his power has been turned back on.  Wright had his best offensive game of the season, collecting two home runs (his first multi-homer game since September 14, 2008 against the Braves) and tying his career-high with six RBI.  His second […]

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What’s Not To Like About Ike?

An article by posted on August 31, 2009 0 Comments

When the Mets selected first baseman Ike Davis with the first of their two first round selections in the 2008 June Draft, expectations were high for the Arizona State slugger. However, a disappointing showing in his first taste of professional baseball had many wondering if Davis was a first round bust. While playing for the Class-A Brooklyn Cyclones, Davis […]

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For Sale: Vintage Hot Rod With Custom Paint

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

For Sale: This vintage 1962 classic has a great paint job, but like any other used vehicle it needs a little work. You’ll want to get a new transmission (Johan Santana), V6 engine (Carlos Beltran), power steering (Carlos Delgado), a starter (John Maine), new brakes (J.J. Putz), shock absorbers (Jon Niese and Fernando Nieve), coil springs (Alex Cora, […]

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Mets To Bring Up Phenom Catcher Josh Thole

An article by posted on August 23, 2009 0 Comments

In an exclusive to Daily News, Adam Rubin is reporting that the Mets are expected to promote catcher Josh Thole among their September call-ups. Catcher Josh Thole, reliever Eddie Kunz and first baseman/outfielder Nick Evans are expected to highlight the call-ups when rosters expand in September, the Daily News has learned. On Thursday, I wrote […]

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David Wright Drilled By Pitch To Head; Leaves Game

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

David Wright was drilled in the head by a 2-0 pitch thrown by Matt Cain in the bottom of the fourth inning during today’s game. Wright walked off the field under his own power, and Fernando Tatis replaced him as a pinch runner. An absolutely scary sight to say the least as Wright lied motionless […]

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Adam Dunn Was The Way To Go, And Still Could Be…

An article by posted on August 4, 2009 0 Comments

I’m not going to draw you into another one of my diatribes on how the Mets needed to go after Adam Dunn last off season. I wasted too many words on my pursuit of Adam Dunn in the off season, and countless more words expressing my disappointment when he ultimately signed with the Nationals. When […]

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