Tag: strikeouts

From Left Field: Getting On Base Is One Thing, Driving Them In Is Another

An article by posted on April 19, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Getting On Base Is One Thing, Driving Them In Is Another

For those who have read Moneyball, we know now that on-base percentage is the name of the game. In the early going this season, the Mets have done a great job of getting guys on base. The team is tied for third place in the NL with a .335 on-base percentage with the Washington Nationals. […]

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Gee Struggles, Defense Weak In Mets First Loss, 6-2 To Nationals

An article by posted on April 11, 2012 0 Comments
Gee Struggles, Defense Weak In Mets First Loss, 6-2 To Nationals

Dillon Gee had a subpar outing, and the combination of poor defensive play by Daniel Murphy & Lucas Duda led to the Mets receiving their first loss of the season, a 6-2 defeat at the hands of the Washington Nationals. Game Recap Dillon Gee started the game on a bad note, giving up a lead-off […]

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Unbeatable! Mets Remain Undefeated With 4-3 Walk-Off Win!

An article by posted on April 10, 2012 0 Comments
Unbeatable! Mets Remain Undefeated With 4-3 Walk-Off Win!

Take eight Mike Pelfrey strikeouts to match a career high, one Kirk Nieuwenhuis game-tying homer and a dash of ninth-inning drama culminating in Daniel Murphy’s walk-off single vs. the Nats. Add it up, and behold a 4-0 Mets start. Game Recap Mike Pelfrey started off the first game of home series against the Nationals. Surprisingly […]

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Wright Hopeful For A Return To His Former Glory

An article by posted on February 15, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Hopeful For A Return To His Former Glory

Nice article by Dan Martin of the Post who writes that Mets third baseman David Wright would like to avoid many of the things that happened to him last year, and that the broken back that limited him to 104 games and a .254 average last season, now feels good. “My back feels real good,” Wright […]

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Mariners Sign Oliver Perez Invoking Seven Years Of Bad Luck

An article by posted on January 18, 2012 0 Comments

According to a press release from the Seattle Mariners, they have signed left-hander Oliver Perez to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training. Perez, 30, is a veteran of nine Major League seasons with San Diego (2002-2003), Pittsburgh (2003-2006) and New York-NL (2006-2010). He has a career record of 58-69 with a 4.63 […]

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Rangers Sign Darvish To Six-Year, $60 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 18, 2012 0 Comments

The Texas Rangers and Japanese RHP Yu Darvish have agreed to a six-year contract just before today’s 5:00 pm  ET deadline, according to multiple reports. The two sides agreed on a multi-year contract that will pay him in the neighborhood of $10 million per season for six seasons. GM Jon Daniels and Darvish’s agents worked […]

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Post Game: Gee Runs Out Of Gas, Offense Takes Night Off, Mets Lose 6-0

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments
Post Game: Gee Runs Out Of Gas, Offense Takes Night Off, Mets Lose 6-0

Dillon Gee was hit hard in five and two-third innings and the Mets offense struggled in the 6-0 loss to the Dodgers. Game Notes Dillon Gee went to the mound today, went pitch-for-pitch with Clayton Kershaw and then fell apart in the sixth. Gee’s final line will read six runs (five earned) on five hits […]

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Post-Game: Pelfrey Gets Pushed Around, Mets Lose 5-2

An article by posted on June 30, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had a poor outing today and the Mets managed hits, but couldn’t turn them into runs and they lost the series finale against the Tigers, 5-2. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had a horrible outing today, allowing four runs on eight hits in four and two-third innings, striking out three but walking five. Pelfrey […]

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Mets Need Bench Production..Now

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

…badly. Starting an article off with an ellipsis is probably incorrect grammatically, but this article will be filled with mentions of the inability of the Mets to have an effective bench, and thus this discussion comes about. Willie Harris has been a black hole offensively, both as a starter and as a bench player,  striking out […]

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Gee Should Remain In The Rotation, Not Capuano

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

With Chris Young coming off the DL, the Mets have decided to opt D.J. Carrasco down to Triple-A and to place Dillon Gee in the bullpen. This move is not only endangering the further development of Gee as a pitcher, but also takes a great pitcher out of the rotation. What does not makes sense is why take Gee […]

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