Tag: Robinson Cano

Dilson Herrera: Coming Soon To A Citi Near You

An article by posted on February 11, 2016 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera: Coming Soon To A Citi Near You

While fans wait anxiously for Spring Training to begin, it’s always a fun exercise to create some excitement for players that may have an impact in the not so distant future. Part of the fun of watching early Spring games is getting a chance to see some of your favorite top prospects getting a chance […]

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Yasiel Puig: Huge Price Tag, Huge Potential, Huge Risk

An article by posted on November 23, 2015 0 Comments
Yasiel Puig: Huge Price Tag, Huge Potential, Huge Risk

“The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.” The biggest story in baseball this past weekend may have been the ill-advised comments by ex-Mariners coach Andy Van Slyke, the father of Dodgers outfielder Scott Van Slyke, who took to the airwaves to rip Robinson Cano and then implied that Clayton Kershaw recommended to management that Yasiel Puig be traded. […]

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How Kevin Long Helped Unleash Daniel Murphy’s Power

An article by posted on October 25, 2015 0 Comments
How Kevin Long Helped Unleash Daniel Murphy’s Power

Daniel Murphy, who was named MVP of the NLCS, has been absolutely incredible this postseason. In nine games, he’s batting .421 with seven home runs and 11 RBI against both the Dodgers and Cubs, While he’s never had a stretch quite like this in his career, the Murphy we are seeing now might not be […]

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2014 Free Agent Review: The Long Term Deals (Part 1 of 3)

An article by posted on October 22, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Free Agent Review: The Long Term Deals (Part 1 of 3)

Baseball is a game that is constantly evolving and the team’s that successfully navigate the natural growth of the sport are identifying their strengths and maximizing the results.  The traditional format of growing pitching and buying bats is transitioning into an all organic format.   The majority of playoff quality teams are rounding out their lineups of homegrown […]

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Mets To Formally Interview Kevin Long On Wednesday

An article by posted on October 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets To Formally Interview Kevin Long On Wednesday

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Mets will formally interview former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long on Wednesday, for the vacant hitting coach position created when Lamar Johnson was relieved of his duties. Long was the hitting coach for the Yankees for seven seasons before being fired by Brian Cashman two weeks […]

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Mets Still Have Hope Heading Into Seattle

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Still Have Hope Heading Into Seattle

The Mets had a great chance to capitalize on a struggling San Diego squad coming out of the All-Star break, but fell short, losing 2 out of 3.  The Padres were tied for the third worst record in MLB coming into the series and only had a .375 win percentage at their home field, Petco Park.  […]

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Talkin’ Baseball: A Brilliant Infield Duo That Never Was

An article by posted on February 23, 2014 0 Comments
Talkin’ Baseball: A Brilliant Infield Duo That Never Was

Scores of Met fans may have missed it. The New York Post ran a Sunday piece by Joel Sherman called “A Decade of A-Rod.” Most baseball fans have had more than their fill of Alex Rodriguez, especially Met fans tired of A-Rod’s front and back page coverage in the New York Dailies. In the piece, […]

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Bowden: Curtis Granderson and Chris Young Will Be Busts?

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 0 Comments
Bowden: Curtis Granderson and Chris Young Will Be Busts?

Jim Bowden of ESPN (Insider Subscription) polled a few general managers about the offseason so far, and when he asked them who they thought would be busts, one American League GM picked Curtis Granderson, while Olney himself picked Chris Young. Which available free agent likely bombs with his new team and why?  AL GM: ”I think Ubaldo […]

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Drew Is Not One Step Closer To Being A Met

An article by posted on December 27, 2013 1 Comment
Drew Is Not One Step Closer To Being A Met

Sometimes I still don’t get how some Met fans will ignore one hundred years of baseball history to hang onto a faint hope that something positive will fall the Mets way. That is if you want to call signing a declining skills, injury-prone player like Stephen Drew something positive. I don’t. Bu lets examine this […]

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Thanks to Sandy Alderson I Now Have Respect For the Yankee Way

An article by posted on December 21, 2013 0 Comments
Thanks to Sandy Alderson I Now Have Respect For the Yankee Way

When my dad taught me about something called Baseball in 1973 and introduced me to a team called the Mets, it was life-altering for this 7-year old. I’d learn to write cursive, get out of second grade, and eventually, when I grew a little taller, I’d replace Rusty Staub in RF. My whole life was planned […]

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