Tag: RBI

Buck-ing the System: Taking A Look At Contact Rates

An article by posted on April 23, 2013 0 Comments
Buck-ing the System: Taking A Look At Contact Rates

Baseball is a game of adjustments. The Mets under Dave Hudgens’ tutelage have adopted a doctrine of selectivity that emphasizes seeing lots of pitches, running up pitch-counts, zoning in on your pitch, and ultimately getting on base one way or another. There has been a lot of discussion on MMO about whether this approach is […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Player Of The Week: David Wright

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Player Of The Week: David Wright

DAVID WRIGHT, 3B MMO PLAYER OF THE WEEK David Wright finally took flight for the 2013 season this past week, as he lifted off with two home runs in Colorado. The Mets captain had been hitting well to start the year, but was not producing much in the way of power until he entered the thin […]

Continue Reading »

Reviewing The Top Of The Mets Batting Order

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Reviewing The Top Of The Mets Batting Order

I thought about the first three spots in the Mets lineup. While the two and three holes seem locked by Daniel Murphy and David Wright respectively, the leadoff spot has been somewhat of a revolving door. Here is the list of starts in the leadoff spot with Murphy and Wright at No. 2 and 3: […]

Continue Reading »

Boyd’s 4 RBI Day Leads Savannah To A 6-4 Victory

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Boyd’s 4 RBI Day Leads Savannah To A 6-4 Victory

  Savannah 6, Lakewood 4 Jayce Boyd had a great offensive night and the Sand Gnats received a questionable call from the umpires down in Lakewood en route to a 6-4 victory on Saturday night. It was Rainy Lara who got the start for Savannah in this one, and he was shaky at best, allowing […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors Report 4/20: Wheeler Out Of Control, Lagares and Nimmo Are Hitting Machines, Cuan Shelled

An article by posted on April 20, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/20: Wheeler Out Of Control, Lagares and Nimmo Are Hitting Machines, Cuan Shelled

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas Tops Sacramento 10-5 New Hampshire Tops Binghamton 5-2 Fort Myers Routed St. Lucie 14-2 Savannah Tops Lakewood 7-2 Prospect Pipeline This is now fourth straight starts in which Zack Wheeler failed to deliver six innings. It was another start where his pitch count was remarkably bad. 108 pitches and […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors Report 4/19: Syndergaard Torched, Aderlin Homers For Third Straight Game

An article by posted on April 19, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/19: Syndergaard Torched, Aderlin Homers For Third Straight Game

Last Night’s Quick Scores Savannah (7-7) dropped to Lakewood, 3-2 St. Lucie (9-5) droppedto Fort Myers, 11-8 Binghamton (8-6) topped New Hampshire, 4-3 Las Vegas (8-6) topped Sacramento, 10-6 Prospect Pipeline Brandon Nimmo cooled off a little last night, and had his first game without a hit in almost a week. He still leads the Mets organization in hitting […]

Continue Reading »

Right On Cue: NY Post Suggests D’Arnaud Is Injury Prone

An article by posted on April 19, 2013 0 Comments
Right On Cue: NY Post Suggests D’Arnaud Is Injury Prone

Updated on 4/18 by Joe D. And right on cue, in his column for the New York Post, Joel Sherman says that injuries to D’Arnaud’s back, knee and now foot could suggest that he is “injury-prone.” Let us also remember the ticking clock does not stop. D’Arnaud is no baby,” Sherman writes. “He is 24 — […]

Continue Reading »

3 Up & 3 Down: Rocked By The Rockies Edition

An article by posted on April 19, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Rocked By The Rockies Edition

As the great Bob Murphy once uttered, “The damned thing is over.” That describes the sentiment as the Mets wrapped up this seemingly never-ending road trip with a four day, three game debacle at the frozen tundra known as Coors Field. I give you a very rare 6 Down and 0 Up edition of this […]

Continue Reading »

Andrew Brown and Wilmer Flores Lead Offense in 51s 10-6 Victory

An article by posted on April 19, 2013 0 Comments
Andrew Brown and Wilmer Flores Lead Offense in 51s 10-6 Victory

Las Vegas 10, Sacramento 6 On the mound, Darin Gorski got the start and had a decent outing. He fared much better than he had in his previous start, but finished just a third of an inning shy of getting a quality start. The lefty allowed three earned runs and struck out four, en route to […]

Continue Reading »

Mets at Rockies: Game Preview, Notes, Starting Lineup, Niese On The Hill

An article by posted on April 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets at Rockies: Game Preview, Notes, Starting Lineup, Niese On The Hill

Mets Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B John Buck – C Marlon Byrd – CF Mike Baxter – RF Ruben Tejada – SS Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Notes The team called up right-hander Jeurys Familia from Triple-A Las Vegas on Wednesday, optioning […]

Continue Reading »