Sandy Alderson is happy that tings have gotten better and credits Eric Young Jr. for part of the turnaround. He had his eye on him for a while and felt fortunate when he was placed on waivers and that he happened to have someone on waivers too, so he called the Rockies and it clicked. Alderson spoke to Mike Francesa yesterday and they had a substantial discussion on a variety of topics. I broke it […]
This mailbag question comes from Alex: Anyone watching this team would notice that we are in dire need of a shortstop. With no one in the minors close to the majors, and Tejada and Quintanilla not getting the job done, are there any quality shortstops that the Mets can realistically acquire? Alex is right about what we have now. While I wouldn’t be so quick to give up on the 23 year-old Ruben Tejada (I […]
Last night, just before the game, Mark Simon tweeted that in the last 30 days, the Mets led MLB with 90 Good Fielding Plays. Not surprising to see David Wright and Omar Quintanilla leading the pack here… The Mets had a rough start to the season defensively. The usually reliable Ike Davis was taking his slump to the field with him, Ruben Tejada was more erratic then ever, and Collin Cowgill and Lucas Duda didn’t […]
For the first six weeks or so of the 2013 season, everything was going right for Daniel Murphy. After countless position changes, multiple injuries and a great deal of hard work and dedication, he was finally coming into his own both offensively and in field at second; and then came June. After fluttering around .300 with some significant pop, Murphy’s performance took a nose-dive. Since June 1st, Murphy has batted .222/.265/.302, amounting to a cringe-worthy […]
As the non-waiver trade deadline draws nearer, the Mets find themselves in what’s normally a seller’s situation. They are ten games under .500 and eleven games out of the second Wild Card spot. However, with 2014 being the year everything is supposed to start coming together, what with (presumably) plenty of money to spend and the top two starters both on the major league roster, the Mets can afford to add pieces via trade that […]
Is it just me or is there a pattern developing here? A great stretch of games followed by disappointment, followed by another positive stretch which is then followed by more disappointment… it’s something that makes the 2013 Mets such a frustrating bunch to watch. But let’s veer away from all of that negativity and pick out some of the positives of the week– 3 to be exact. Since the splitting up of categories seemed to […]
Nationals (40-39) at Mets (32-44) RHP Taylor Jordan (MLB debut) vs. RHP Dillon Gee (5-7, 4.82) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. LF Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Marlon Byrd RF Josh Satin 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF John Buck C Omar Quintanilla SS Dillon Gee RHP Game Notes Dillon Gee has posted a 4.82 ERA on his way to a 5-7 record, but he is 5-1 with a 2.70 ERA in eight career starts against Washington. Gee has […]
The question has been asked and answered… Mets manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters today and said that Ruben Tejada will have to earn back his starting shortstop job when he returns from the disabled list. Unless he can do that, Omar Quintanilla has earned the right to keep the job, Collins said. “Based on what we’ve seen right now, Ruben’s gotta earn it back,” Collins said before the game against the Rockies. ”He’s gotta go […]
Mets (31-43) vs Rockies (39-40) RHP Jeremy Hefner (2-6, 3.89) vs RHP Tyler Chatwood (4-1, 2.22) 6:10 PM • Coors Field Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., lf Omar Quintanilla, ss Daniel Murphy, 2b Marlon Byrd, rf Josh Satin, 1b Zach Lutz, 3b Juan Lagares, cf Anthony Recker, c Jeremy Hefner, rhp Game Notes Shaun Marcum tossed eight scoreless innings and earned his first Mets win after an 0-9 start and the Amazin’s beat the White Sox, 3-0, Wednesday at U.S. […]
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