Tag: RBI

Byrd Predicts He’d Hit Two Homers, Then Goes Out And Does It

An article by posted on June 6, 2013 0 Comments
Byrd Predicts He’d Hit Two Homers, Then Goes Out And Does It

Byrd’s the word these days for the Mets, as their veteran offseason signing continues to produce at a level far beyond what anyone expected. Last night, Marlon Byrd struck again and this time he hit not one, but two home runs in the Mets 10-1 rout of the Washington Nationals. Better still was the fact that […]

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The Mets’ Hardscrabble History Of Drafting Outfielders

An article by posted on June 6, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets’ Hardscrabble History Of Drafting Outfielders

The Mets have drafted 72 outfielders in the first 5 rounds (top 100 picks) during the 48 year history of the MLB draft. Of those 72, 18 made it to the majors. Of those 18, six of them enjoyed what can only be described as cups of coffee with a variety of teams. They were, […]

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Watch Out For Captain Kirk

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments
Watch Out For Captain Kirk

When Kirk Nieuwenhuis was first called up, no one really knew what to expect. Despite succeeding at every level that he played in the minors, he was not considered to be a top prospect, and his ceiling was never high. However, he performed very well, especially in the clutch, and was affectionately given the nickname […]

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Ike Davis is Basically Playing for his Job Now

An article by posted on May 30, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis is Basically Playing for his Job Now

There have been enough posts trying to figure out what is up with Ike Davis.  Right now, as stated by Mike Francesa today on WFAN, Ike is basically playing for his job. So doomsday for Ike looms, and he plays with the thought that the next time he strikes out or the next hitless game […]

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Mets Minors: Josh Satin Has Earned A Promotion

An article by posted on May 30, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Josh Satin Has Earned A Promotion

Josh Satin is clearly the most worthy of getting a shot at first base if the team ultimately decides to demote Ike Davis. He must smell blood in the water, because he was 4-for-5 last night, with four RBI. He’s batting .316 this year with 8 home runs and 31 RBI. Satin also gets on base over […]

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Some Observations During The Mets’ Four-Game Winning Streak

An article by posted on May 30, 2013 0 Comments
Some Observations During The Mets’ Four-Game Winning Streak

After a brief hiatus taking finals, I’m back to subject myself to more repetitive anxiety by watching Mets games. It’s been interesting to step away for a week and come back with a fresh perspective. Things have changed a bit. The Mets have a four-game winning streak for one. There are some things that haven’t […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/30: Satin Pushing The Envelope, Quintanilla On The Way, Dykstra In The Mix

An article by posted on May 30, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/30: Satin Pushing The Envelope, Quintanilla On The Way, Dykstra In The Mix

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas rocked Reno, 7-1. Binghamton dropped a game to Altoona, 8-4. St. Lucie split a double header with Jupiter, 4-1 & 7-4.  Savannah dropped to Greenville, 5-1. Prospect Pipeline In his second game back from his stint on the DL, Brandon Nimmo was 0-for-2 with two strikeouts in last night’s […]

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Mets at Yankees: Tejada Leads Off, Duda Cleanup, Davis Eighth, Hefner Looks For First Win

An article by posted on May 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets at Yankees: Tejada Leads Off, Duda Cleanup, Davis Eighth, Hefner Looks For First Win

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – DH John Buck – C Rick Ankiel – CF Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Mike Baxter – LF Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes The Mets have won three games in a row for the […]

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NL East Report: Harper Day-To-Day, McCann Raking, Hamels Smacked Around Again

An article by posted on May 29, 2013 0 Comments
NL East Report: Harper Day-To-Day, McCann Raking, Hamels Smacked Around Again

Team News and Notes Atlanta Braves (31-20) Justin Upton has really cooled off at the plate in May, batting .232/.360/.366 with just two home runs. B.J. Upton has found himself sitting on the bench lately, due to an unsightly batting average of .148 to along with 60 strikeouts already. Brian McCann has been a welcomed addition back […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Francisco Pena Is Tearing It Up In Vegas

An article by posted on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Francisco Pena Is Tearing It Up In Vegas

Francisco Pena, the son of former major league catcher Tony Pena, is making the most of his situation in Las Vegas. He basically inherited the starting catching job with Travis d’Arnaud and Juan Centeno on the disabled list, and is doing his best to make us forget about those other two guys. Pena has come […]

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