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Time For Some Brave, New, Bold Moves For Mets

An article by posted on November 7, 2013 0 Comments
Time For Some Brave, New, Bold Moves For Mets

He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold.  ~  Herodotus The moment of action for New York Met General Manager Sandy Alderson is now. It is time for Sandy to fly against his better nature, to throw […]

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Daniel Murphy Appreciation Day

An article by posted on October 7, 2013 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Appreciation Day

Before I begin, let me preface this by saying that if you’re not a Daniel Murphy supporter, then in all likelihood you will not be a fan of this post.  (And for the record, the title of this piece was suggested by my Gal For All Seasons, so I’m not alone in my appreciation for […]

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Eric Young Jr. Captures NL Stolen Base Crown

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Captures NL Stolen Base Crown

Congratulations to Eric Young Jr. National League Stolen Base Leader for 2013! Eric Young Jr. might have been a man on a mission when he took the field for the Mets in yesterday’s season finale. He led off the game with a base hit and took off — successfully — for second base on the […]

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Mets vs Reds: Harang On Hill As Amazins Try To Extend Win Streak To Four

An article by posted on September 23, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Reds: Harang On Hill As Amazins Try To Extend Win Streak To Four

Mets (71-84) at Reds (89-67) • 7:10 p.m. RHP Aaron Harang (5-12, 5.69) vs. RHP Johnny Cueto (5-2, 3.02) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., LF Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Lucas Duda, 1B Andrew Brown RF Juan Lagares CF Travis d’Arnaud C Omar Quintanilla SS Aaron Harang, P Wilfredo Tovar became the ninth Met to make his major league […]

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Cecchini Snaps 16-Game Hit Streak, ‘Clones Close In On First Place

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Cecchini Snaps 16-Game Hit Streak, ‘Clones Close In On First Place

19-year-old shortstop Gavin Cecchini‘s 16 game hit streak came to an end on Monday night after he went 0-3 in game one of a doubleheader against the Staten Island Yankees. Cecchini was one game shy of tying the Cyclone team record set by Lucas Duda in 2007. The Mets top pick in the 2012 First Year Player Draft, […]

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Eric Young Jr. Is Exciting To Watch, Gives Team The Speed It’s Been Lacking

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Is Exciting To Watch, Gives Team The Speed It’s Been Lacking

From 2003-2011, speed at the top of the lineup was rarely an issue for the New York Mets. Whether the offense was surging or slumping, Jose Reyes was always a spark plug for the team both on and off the field. Now ever since Reyes took his talents to South Beach and was soon after […]

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The Mets Outfield Is Showing Life Without Being Bourn

An article by posted on July 28, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Outfield Is Showing Life Without Being Bourn

Remember when the Mets were trying to land Michael Bourn during the offseason? Bourn decided to take the money and run to Cleveland instead. So how’s that going for him? Well, his new team is doing well in the American League Central, just three games behind the division-leading Detroit Tigers. But they’re not succeeding because […]

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Puello Could Be Top 50 MLB Prospect Next Year

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Puello Could Be Top 50 MLB Prospect Next Year

Here’s what John Sickels had to say about Cesar Puello in his MiLB Gameday thread… New York Mets prospect Cesar Puello went 1-for-3 with a double for Double-A Binghamton yesterday, giving him a season line of .332/.401/.571 with 16 homers and 23 stolen bases. He’s been particularly hot lately, hitting .361 in his last 10 games with five doubles, a […]

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2013 Comeback Player of the Year Candidate – Marlon Byrd

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Comeback Player of the Year Candidate – Marlon Byrd

Andy Martino of the Daily News, spoke to a person with direct knowledge of the team’s thinking who said that the Mets are more likely to keep Marlon Byrd this summer, rather than trade him before the Trade Deadline on July 31. We can debate the pros and cons of that, but I want to […]

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Mets Acquire Eric Young Jr. For Collin McHugh, DFA Cowgill and Promote Brown

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Eric Young Jr. For Collin McHugh, DFA Cowgill and Promote Brown

The Mets announced that they have acquired outfielder Eric Young Jr. from Colorado for RHP Collin McHugh. On Wednesday, the Rockies designated Young for assignment giving them 10 days to trade him. Young, 28, hit just .261 with a .671 OPS in 313 career games and is a .211 career hitter away from Coors Field. Young […]

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