Tag: T.J. Rivera

MMO Players Of The Week: Thor and Cespedes Power Through

An article by posted on August 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Thor and Cespedes Power Through

If the New York Mets would ever be compared to Superman, then the Arizona Diamondbacks certainly are their kryptonite. The Amazins’ were swept at home in the second week of August against the Diamondbacks, and then lost three out of four against the D-Backs last week in Arizona. Their only win was the result of […]

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Brandon Nimmo Named PCL Player of the Week

An article by posted on August 22, 2016 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Named PCL Player of the Week

Las Vegas 51s outfielder Brandon Nimmo was named the Pacific Coast League’s Player of the Week for the week ending August 21, 2016. Over the past week, the 23 year old Nimmo batted .432 (14-for-31) with nine runs, three doubles, one triple, two homers, seven RBI, five walks, and one stolen base. This is Nimmo’s first full […]

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Niese Fizzles Out In D’Backs Win, Draws Praise From Collins

An article by posted on August 18, 2016 0 Comments
Niese Fizzles Out In D’Backs Win, Draws Praise From Collins

In his first start with his former team, Jon Niese appeared to be the antidote missing from the Mets pitching rotation, until the 4th inning reared it’s ugly head. Sailing through the first three innings, Niese stifled the D’backs with cutters in the 80’s until Rickie Weeks, Jr. and Yasmany Tomas took him back-to-back deep, […]

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Mets Hang On For 7-5 Win Over D’Backs

An article by posted on August 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Hang On For 7-5 Win Over D’Backs

The New York Mets (60-59) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (49-70) by a score of 7-5 at Chase Field Tuesday night. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard was on the mound for the Mets tonight and he was on cruise control for most of the night. This was arguably the best Syndergaard has looked in quite some time but […]

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Enough Of This Nonsense, Call Up Michael Conforto

An article by posted on August 16, 2016 0 Comments
Enough Of This Nonsense, Call Up Michael Conforto

There were a number of reasons why the Mets made the move for Jay Bruce. There was the obvious reason that Bruce was the major league RBI leader and he was hitting well with runners in scoring position. His addition was meant to address the team’s issues in those areas. The Mets also obtained Bruce […]

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With Dilson Herrera Gone, Mets Have Some Options Internally

An article by posted on August 6, 2016 0 Comments
With Dilson Herrera Gone, Mets Have Some Options Internally

Before the season began, fans and media knew that Neil Walker would more than likely just be a one-year stopgap for the Mets. Acquired in the off-season trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for lefty Jon Niese, Walker was the backup plan for the Mets not winning the Ben Zobrist free agency sweepstakes. And […]

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Morning Grind: Forget Moving Neil Walker To Third Base

An article by posted on June 3, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Forget Moving Neil Walker To Third Base

If some of you are holding your breaths waiting for the Mets to promote top prospect Dilson Herrera to the major leagues in light of the news on David Wright, it’s time to exhale. Go ahead and let that air out because there’s little chance you’ll see Herrera anytime soon. Mike Puma of the New […]

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Mets Minors: T. J. Rivera Still Hustling For An MLB Opportunity

An article by posted on May 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: T. J. Rivera Still Hustling For An MLB Opportunity

Minor Leaguer T.J. Rivera is doing what T.J. Rivera always does – hit the baseball like crazy. Rivera, an unsung infielder in the Met farm system is blistering hot going 14- for-36 in his last ten games hitting .389 with two home runs and 8 RBI. On the season, Rivera is batting .338 with a […]

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Mets Minors: First Impressions Of Mets Prospect Dominic Smith

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: First Impressions Of Mets Prospect Dominic Smith

I was eager to see top prospect Dominic Smith during the current Binghamton Mets home stand. It was my first look at the kid and he certainly passed the eye test. The return of more winter weather to upstate New York and the fact that I’m coaching a high school baseball team, delayed my first […]

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Mets Release Carlyle, Reassign Rivera, Muno, Kelly, Bernadina

An article by posted on March 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Release Carlyle, Reassign Rivera, Muno, Kelly, Bernadina

The New York Mets have released right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle, the team announced on Friday. Carlyle, who was returning from hip surgery, had a 8.10 ERA over seven spring appearances. The team also announced that infielders Daniel Muno, T.J. Rivera, Ty Kelly and outfielder Roger Bernadina have been reassigned to minor league camp.

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