Tag: Travis d’Arnaud

Character.

An article by posted on 29/09/2016 0 Comments
Character.

It can be frustrating as a writer when you have so much you want to say but so little time to say it all. In your mind you begin to reduce and dissect about a quarter million words down to 500 and you hope that in the end, you did enough to convey your true […]

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Explaining Fernando Salas’ Dominance

An article by posted on 28/09/2016 0 Comments
Explaining Fernando Salas’ Dominance

Last season, on the eve of September, Sandy Alderson went out and obtained Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Up until that point in the season, Reed was having a poor year that included a demotion to AAA. In his 38 appearances with the Diamondbacks, he was 2-2 with a 4.20 ERA and a 1.500 […]

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Monday Night, Everyone Was A Marlins Fan

An article by posted on 27/09/2016 0 Comments
Monday Night, Everyone Was A Marlins Fan

“There’s no crying in baseball.” Is a motto that was tossed out the window Monday night in Miami. When Jose Fernandez died in a horrific boat accident during the early hours of Sunday, the news rocked the baseball world. How could someone with that much lust for the game of baseball – and life in […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Tragedy Strikes, Final Week Won’t Be Easy

An article by posted on 25/09/2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Tragedy Strikes, Final Week Won’t Be Easy

I kick off tonight’s show looking at the week ahead and comparing the schedules of the Mets, Cards and Giants. I also talk about how this team needs to approach a ballgame differently without their strong starting pitching. The tragic death of Jose Fernandez puts a monkey wrench into the series in Miami. The Marlins […]

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Braves, “Game Ender” Inciarte Sweep Mets With 4-3 Heartbreaker

An article by posted on 21/09/2016 0 Comments
Braves, “Game Ender” Inciarte Sweep Mets With 4-3 Heartbreaker

The New York Mets (80-72) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (61-91) by a score of 4-3 Wednesday night at Citi Field in heartbreaking fashion. The Cardinals lost as well, so the Mets and St. Louis are currently tied for the second wildcard spot. At the time this article was written, the San Francisco Giants […]

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MMO Mailbag: Meanwhile Jonathan Lucroy Is Raking

An article by posted on 21/09/2016 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Meanwhile Jonathan Lucroy Is Raking

Alex asks… While every day we see articles about how awful Jay Bruce is doing since joining the Mets, I have yet to see one article about the MVP caliber second half Jonathan Lucroy is having with the Texas Rangers. Why is this news being buried? All the reports I read at the trade deadline […]

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Mets Minors: Top 30 Prospects, #5-1

An article by posted on 21/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 30 Prospects, #5-1

#5 Wuilmer Becerra RF Ht: 6’4″  Wt: 200   Level: High-A St. Lucie Mets B/T: R/R  Age: 10/1/1994 (Age 21)  Age Dif: -1.7 Acquired: With Travis d’Arnaud, John Buck, and Noah Syndergaard in a trade for R.A. Dickey on 12/17/12 Preseason Rank: #6 2016 Statistics: 65 G, 263 PA, 243 AB, 77 H, 17 2B, HR, 34 RBI, 7 SB, 1 CS, 9 BB, 52 K .312/.341/.393 Profile: Hate it or love it, Becerra […]

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Gsellman Thwarts Pesky Nats As Mets Win 3-1

An article by posted on 03/09/2016 0 Comments
Gsellman Thwarts Pesky Nats As Mets Win 3-1

The New York Mets (70-66) defeated the Washington Nationals (79-56) by a score of 3-1 tonight at Citi Field. With the win and a St. Louis Cardinals loss, the Mets move within just one game of the second wild card spot. Pitching: Robert Gsellman – making only the second start of his young career – […]

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

An article by posted on 18/08/2016 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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Is Travis d’Arnaud Still the Mets Catcher of the Future?

An article by posted on 15/08/2016 0 Comments
Is Travis d’Arnaud Still the Mets Catcher of the Future?

For years now we have been told that Travis d’Arnaud is the current and future franchise catcher for the New York Mets. His growth has been long and expected since he was drafted 37th overall by the Phillies in 2007. The very next season, he was ranked as that organization’s seventh-best prospect. The next year, […]

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