Tag: Reds

Mets Swept After Ike Davis Blunder Ignites 7-4 Reds Win

An article by posted on May 22, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Swept After Ike Davis Blunder Ignites 7-4 Reds Win

Ike Davis’ troubles at the plate and in the field continued as he botched two plays at first, one in which opened the door to the Reds’ three-run ninth inning in Wednesday’s 7-4 loss. With the Mets being swept, they fell to a season-high ten games below .500. Matt Harvey did not have a great start, but […]

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Reds vs Mets: Harvey Looks For Sixth Win, Hawkins Unavailable Today, Red Hot Byrd Batting Fifth

An article by posted on May 22, 2013 0 Comments
Reds vs Mets: Harvey Looks For Sixth Win, Hawkins Unavailable Today, Red Hot Byrd Batting Fifth

Starting Lineup Daniel Murphy – 2B Rick Ankiel – CF David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B John Buck – C Ruben Tejada – SS Matt Harvey – RHP Game Notes Terry Collins told reporters this morning that reliever LaTroy Hawkins will be unavailable to pitch […]

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Mets Offense Comes Up Empty In 4-0 Loss To Reds

An article by posted on May 21, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Offense Comes Up Empty In 4-0 Loss To Reds

The Cincinnati Reds (25-18) shutout the New York Mets (17-25) by the score of 4-0 tonight at a sparsely crowded Citi Field. Left-hander Jon Niese started for the Mets and and after getting the first two outs in the first inning he allowed a hit and a pair of walks to load the bases. Niese had a […]

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Choo Could Be Impact Outfielder For Mets In 2014, But Would Cost A Pick

An article by posted on May 21, 2013 0 Comments
Choo Could Be Impact Outfielder For Mets In 2014, But Would Cost A Pick

Updated Post 1:44 PM MLB Trade Rumors just posted something that would add to the debate on Choo as a potential acquisition for the Mets in 2014. I also updated the original post to indicate that Choo’s best position is right-field. Of course, as with most free agents, Choo’s next contract will cover post-prime years, […]

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Reds vs Mets: Niese On The Mound, Murphy Leading Off, Duda Batting Cleanup

An article by posted on May 21, 2013 0 Comments
Reds vs Mets: Niese On The Mound, Murphy Leading Off, Duda Batting Cleanup

Starting Lineup Daniel Murphy – 2B Mike Baxter – RF David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF Rick Ankiel – CF John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Ruben Tejada – SS Jon Niese – LHP Game Notes The Mets signed reliever David Aardsma to a minor league deal. Aardsma didn’t make the […]

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Byrd Homers, Marcum Still Winless, Mets Fall To Reds 4-3

An article by posted on May 21, 2013 0 Comments
Byrd Homers, Marcum Still Winless, Mets Fall To Reds 4-3

For a while, it looked like Terry Collin’s weird lineup choice going into the evening would actually work when Marlon Byrd ripped a three-run home run in the bottom of third. Perhaps unsurprisingly, however, the Mets would fail to score again the rest of the night and could not stage a comeback after Jay Bruce […]

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Reds vs Mets: Marcum Takes The Hill, Ankiel Batting Second, Duda Cleanup

An article by posted on May 20, 2013 0 Comments
Reds vs Mets: Marcum Takes The Hill, Ankiel Batting Second, Duda Cleanup

Starting Lineup Daniel Murphy 2B Rick Ankiel CF David Wright 3B Lucas Duda LF Marlon Byrd RF Ike Davis 1B John Buck C Ruben Tejada SS Shaun Marcum SP Game Notes Bobby Parnell has three wins and four saves this month. Parnell has hurled 8.0 scoreless frames in May and is tied for the major league lead among all relievers with four wins and […]

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Memorable Mets Moments: Eric Valent Hits For The Cycle!

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
Memorable Mets Moments: Eric Valent Hits For The Cycle!

Hitting for the cycle has always been one of the more singular batting feats in baseball. It is a relatively rare occurrence but not one that guarantees anything in particular for the team of the player who achieves one beyond a mention on the sports page. Granted, it involves getting four hits (a good thing) […]

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Memorable Mets Moments: Jim Beauchamp’s Birthday

An article by posted on April 14, 2013 0 Comments
Memorable Mets Moments: Jim Beauchamp’s Birthday

One of the least glamorous jobs in baseball is that of the pinch-hitter/bench player/spare part/25th man. But every club has one of these guys, and on occasion they can rise to the level of star performer, if only for a game or two. Jim Beauchamp (pronounced “Bee-chum”) was one of these players, and after kicking around […]

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The Problem With the Aggregate Approach to Offense

An article by posted on March 20, 2013 0 Comments
The Problem With the Aggregate Approach to Offense

One of my favorite sci-fi flicks is Star Trek: First Contact. The first 20 minutes are some of the greatest deep-space action sequences I’ve ever seen, but what makes the movie great, of course, is the villainous Borg. The Borg function as a hive, they are profoundly creepy in an elemental way, they make us wonder […]

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