Tag: RBI

15 Years Later, The Grand Slam Single Still Endures

An article by posted on October 17, 2014 0 Comments
15 Years Later, The Grand Slam Single Still Endures

One of the players I most enjoyed covering was Robin Ventura for those two years he played for the Yankees. In a clubhouse full of stars and egos, Ventura was a voice of calm, reason and humorous relief. I enjoyed stopping by his locker to shoot the breeze for a minute or two, talking about […]

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Envisioning Jose Bautista Batting Cleanup For The Mets

An article by posted on October 1, 2014 0 Comments
Envisioning Jose Bautista Batting Cleanup For The Mets

Mark Simon of ESPN New York, posted his own blueprint for what the Mets should do this offseason that is certainly worth a read. Simon is very high on Toronto slugger Jose Bautista, who he hopes will be on Sandy Alderson’s radar this off-season. He believes the Blue Jays matchup very well with the Mets in […]

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MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 1:10 PM (This Is It!)

An article by posted on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 1:10 PM (This Is It!)

The end is near. This afternoon at Citi Field the New York Mets will play their final game of the season, a rubber match against the Houston Astros. The veteran Bartolo Colon (14-13, 4.08) will close out the 2014 campaign for the Mets and he’ll be opposed by Astros right-hander Nick Tropeano (1-2, 3.78) in a 1:10 PM […]

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MRI Reveals More Damage To Wright’s Shoulder Than Previously Thought

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
MRI Reveals More Damage To Wright’s Shoulder Than Previously Thought

Mets third baseman David Wright came clean on Wednesday, telling Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that his persistence in playing with an injured shoulder may caused much more damage than what has been reported. “When I got hurt, the ligaments and the cuff and everything else that holds my shoulder in place were damaged and stretched […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 3, Mets 0

An article by posted on September 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 3, Mets 0

The Nationals (93-65) beat the Mets (77-82) tonight in the second game of a split doubleheader by a score of 3 to 0 in Washington. What you should know: Gio Gonzalez was dominant tonight, firing 7 innings and giving up just a single hit. He struck out 12 and walked just 2. It was his […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Nationals 4

An article by posted on September 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Nationals 4

The Mets (77-81) beat the Nationals (92-65) tonight by a score of 7 to 4 in Washington. What you should know: It was nice to see the Mets win a game that was as back and fourth as this one. The game was tied twice before the Mets broke through in the 8th inning for […]

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Scout: ‘They Have Bigger Issues Than Shortstop’

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Scout: ‘They Have Bigger Issues Than Shortstop’

UPDATE (9/18/14 – 4:50pm) Mike Puma’s report also talked about the idea that a major league scout believes the Mets would be better off trading for a left fielder. That would mean finding an internal solution at shortstop. Here’s what that scout had to say about the situation: “If they went into the offseason and […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 10, Mets 3

An article by posted on September 13, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 10, Mets 3

On a damp evening at Citi Field, Zack Wheeler‘s recent stretch of dominance came to an end as his lack of command coupled with a poor defensive effort resulted in a 10-3 blowout loss to the Washington Nationals on Saturday evening. Bryce Harper sent a fly ball into the Pepsi porch that just barely tucked […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Nationals 3

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Nationals 3

The Mets (72-76) won the second game of this 4-game set against the division leading Washington Nationals (83-63) by a score of 4 to 3. What You Should Know:  The Mets started off strong, coming right out of the gate with three runs in the 1st inning. An Eric Young Jr. single, Juan Lagares hit-by-pitch […]

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David Wright Done For The Season

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Done For The Season

David Wright will miss the rest of the 2014 season because of persistent issues with his left shoulder. The team announced that he will be shut down for the year after an MRI today revealed “persistent inflammation” in the rotator cuff of his left shoulder. Wright will wait for the inflammation to get better and […]

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