Tag: Travis d’Arnaud

Mejia Wanted To Finish Utley Off, Collins Called Intentional Walk

An article by posted on August 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Wanted To Finish Utley Off, Collins Called Intentional Walk

Losing in walk off fashion is always a punch to the gut. What made yesterdays loss feel so much worse were the questionable calls made in the later innings of the game. Those calls came from both the umpires and Terry Collins. During the ninth inning there were two calls that went against the Mets. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 9, Mets 0

An article by posted on August 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Giants 9, Mets 0

As it turns out, it didn’t matter who was in the lineup for the Mets. Coming off a start in which he threw 121 pitches, Bartolo Colon was entirely ineffective against the Giants’ offense, allowing eight hits, two home runs and six runs over just 4.2 innings of work. Hunter Pence, batting .108 in his […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Giants 2

An article by posted on August 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Giants 2

For six-and-change innings, it was the pitching duel of the season. Rookie of the Year candidate Jacob deGrom had only allowed one base runner, a two-out walk to Brandon Belt, through 6.2 frames. Making just his second start with the Giants since being traded from the Red Sox, Jake Peavy set down the first 19 […]

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Harsh Realities: The Mets Are Stuck In The Spin-Cycle

An article by posted on July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Harsh Realities: The Mets Are Stuck In The Spin-Cycle

It’s always fun debating all the possible ways the Mets can bring a superstar to Queens at this time of the year. Nobody wants to be a seller, that usually means your season is “over and out” and relevancy is still a year or more away. As we close in on our sixth consecutive losing […]

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What Does A Mets “Core Four” Look Like?

An article by posted on July 23, 2014 0 Comments
What Does A Mets “Core Four” Look Like?

It’s a fascinating query, a paradox of sorts, a question with no easy answer.  That fact speaks more to the New York Mets lingering status in baseball Nowhere Land than anything else.  No matter, identifying four core or foundational players of the New York Mets can be a real baseball brain teaser. The concept of […]

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Law Ranks Mets Fourth Best Farm System

An article by posted on July 22, 2014 0 Comments
Law Ranks Mets Fourth Best Farm System

Keith Law of ESPN ranked the New York Mets among his top five farm systems, slotting them fourth behind No. 1 Chicago Cubs, No. 2 Minnesota Twins and No. 3 Houston Astros. (ESPN Insider) 4. New York Mets The Mets have graduated a few prospects to the majors — Travis d’Arnaud (No. 2 in the […]

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The Other Side To Travis d’Arnaud’s Game

An article by posted on July 20, 2014 0 Comments
The Other Side To Travis d’Arnaud’s Game

Travis d’Arnaud has been one of the keys to the Mets’ suddenly revamped offense in the last three weeks and for his hard work, the young catcher seems to have found a home in the fifth spot of the batting order. “He’s swinging the bat very, very well. He’s been driving in runs. He’s been hitting […]

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Four Mets Prospects Crack Law’s Midseason Top 50

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Four Mets Prospects Crack Law’s Midseason Top 50

ESPN‘s Keith Law released his midseason update of his Top 50 Prospects list. In his preseason Top 100 list there were five Mets who made the cut. They were Noah Syndergaard (24), Travis d’Arnaud (36), Dominic Smith (37), Rafael Montero (60), and Brandon Nimmo (92). However this time around the Mets placed four prospects within […]

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Can The Mets Youth Lead A Successful Second Half Push?

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Can The Mets Youth Lead A Successful Second Half Push?

At one point in his career, David Wright was the young prospect looking to make a name for himself with the big club, the new kid on the block surrounded by veterans. Marc Carig of Newsday writes that even though the Mets had the key players to make a run at the title during Wright’s early years, […]

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Demotion Helped D’Arnaud Regain Confidence and Swing

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Demotion Helped D’Arnaud Regain Confidence and Swing

Travis d’Arnaud has had his struggles since being promoted to the big leagues in 2013, mostly from trying to live up to the pressures of playing in the big city and producing. Coming into the 2014 season, the hype grew even larger and it might have just been too much for the young rookie to […]

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