Tag: San Francisco Giants

The Sixth Tool

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
The Sixth Tool

Although it may sound like a M. Night Shyamalan movie, the sixth tool does exist in baseball, and is arguably the most important and yet overlooked tool a player can possess. We know the traditional five tools are hitting for average, hitting for power, base running (speed + skills), throwing ability and fielding ability. Players […]

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Are You Ready For A Mets Dynasty?

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
Are You Ready For A Mets Dynasty?

Jon Morosi of Fox Sports points out that the New York Mets’ postseason rotation comprised of Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Steven Matz are historically the second quartet in modern baseball to meet the following criteria: 1. They are each 27 or younger. 2. They made their Major League Baseball debuts with the […]

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Dodgers Clinch and Cut Mets Lead For Home-Field To One Game

An article by posted on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Clinch and Cut Mets Lead For Home-Field To One Game

With the Los Angeles Dodgers defeating the San Francisco Giants 8-0 on Tuesday night, they have clinched the NL West division for the third straight season. Coupled with the Mets’ loss against the Philadelphia Phillies last night, the Amazins saw their lead for home-field advantage shrink to one game over the Dodgers. The Mets do […]

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California Dreaming: DeGrom Wraps Up A Stellar First Half

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
California Dreaming: DeGrom Wraps Up A Stellar First Half

How about that… The Mets wrapped up what was supposed to be a tough West Coast road trip by taking two of three from both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants to give them a neat and tidy 4-2 California swing. Make no mistake the offense still has a long way to […]

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs San Francisco Giants

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs San Francisco Giants

Stat Line:  6 IP, 3 R, 10 H, 4 SO, 0 BB Last night, Bartolo Colon pitched well in the New York Mets 3-0 to the San Francisco Giants as he allowed ten relatively soft singles coupled with poor defense both by himself and the Mets infield.  In this article I will discuss how Colons […]

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No ‘Home’ For the Man with 660 Home Runs

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
No ‘Home’ For the Man with 660 Home Runs

Christmas 1980 was a few days away. As Americans anticipated the swearing in of President-Elect Ronald Reagan to end the malaise that had befallen the nation, and the entire world was still dealing with the assassination of John Lennon, my dad and I had our first father-and-son weekend getaway. Destination: Cooperstown. Lake Otsego was completely […]

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Are Giants Considering Dealing For Murphy?

An article by posted on May 3, 2015 0 Comments
Are Giants Considering Dealing For Murphy?

According to a report on ESPN New York, San Francisco Giants executive VP Brian Sabean has quietly been at Citi Field during the Mets-Nationals series. Although the reason for Sabean’s visit is not exactly clear, Adam Rubin speculates that the Giants could be looking to upgrade at third base this summer. The Giants traded two […]

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Mets Arm Woes Continue, But We’ve Navigated These Waters Before

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Arm Woes Continue, But We’ve Navigated These Waters Before

There are certain organizations whose mere mention of their name conjures up an image. If you were asked to list some of the greatest Yankees of all-time, you’d come up with Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle, Mattingly, Jeter. Hence, their nickname: The Bronx Bombers. With the exception of Whitey Ford, Roger Clemens (asterisk included) and one […]

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Mets Flashback: Dave Kingman Comes To Queens

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Flashback: Dave Kingman Comes To Queens

On this day in Mets’ history in 1975, the contract of outfielder and first baseman Dave Kingman was purchased from the San Francisco Giants. The 6-foot-6 Kingman, nicknamed Kong for his prodigious strength and power, was to give the Mets the fearsome home run hitter they had never had this early in their existence. “He was going […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Mets Stack Up Well Against Last Season’s San Francisco Giants

An article by posted on January 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Mets Stack Up Well Against Last Season’s San Francisco Giants

An MMO Fan Shot by Chuck M. ESPN posted articles January 8th on AL and NL team defenses. In terms of DRS (Defensive Runs Saved), the Mets team defense last year outperformed the Giants by a good amount. The top two were the Cards and Reds with 76 and 71 DRS, respectively. As you can […]

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