Tag: Wilmer Flores

Trading Daniel Murphy May Be The Mets Best Option

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
Trading Daniel Murphy May Be The Mets Best Option

For the first six weeks or so of the 2013 season, everything was going right for Daniel Murphy. After countless position changes, multiple injuries and a great deal of hard work and dedication, he was finally coming into his own both offensively and in field at second; and then came June. After fluttering around .300 […]

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Met Prospects Wilmer Flores and Matthew Bowman On Fringe Five

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Met Prospects Wilmer Flores and Matthew Bowman On Fringe Five

OK, before I begin chatting about Matthew Bowman and Wilmer Flores, are you curious as to what the Fringe Five is? I was too when I first stumbled upon this article by Carson Cistulli of FanGraphs. The Fringe Five is a weekly series unique to FanGraphs where authors use regressed statistics, scouting reports, and their own opinions to identify fringe prospects that are […]

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Potential Trade Deadline Targets For Mets

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Potential Trade Deadline Targets For Mets

As the non-waiver trade deadline draws nearer, the Mets find themselves in what’s normally a seller’s situation. They are ten games under .500 and eleven games out of the second Wild Card spot. However, with 2014 being the year everything is supposed to start coming together, what with (presumably) plenty of money to spend and […]

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Wilmer Flores Is Ready For The Mets, But Are The Mets Ready For Him?

An article by posted on July 3, 2013 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Is Ready For The Mets, But Are The Mets Ready For Him?

After being selected to the Triple-A All Star team for the Pacific Coast League, Wilmer Flores celebrated the occasion by going  5-for-6 with two doubles, two RBIs and a run scored. He’s now boasting a .320/.367/.520 batting line with 27 doubles, four triples and ten home runs in 325 at-bats while scoring 53 runs. Amazingly for a […]

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This Time – It’s About Mechanics Not Excuses With Ike

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
This Time – It’s About Mechanics Not Excuses With Ike

In 2012, Ike Davis had valley fever. In 2012, Ike Davis was rusty because he had missed so much playing time in 2011. In 2012, the hitting approach impacted Ike Davis negatively. In 2012, Ike Davis didn’t have enough lineup protection or he was shuffled around the order too much. In 2012, Ike Davis should […]

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Murphy Is Batting .195 In June, Flores Raking In Vegas, Something’s Gotta Give

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Is Batting .195 In June, Flores Raking In Vegas, Something’s Gotta Give

After a torrid start to the season, second baseman Daniel Murphy, who occasionally moonlights at first base as well, is mired in one of his longest funks of the season and perhaps his career. With the ongoing exploits of Marlon Byrd and David Wright, and the resurgence of newly acquired Eric Young Jr., Murphy’s slump […]

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Paul DePodesta Talks Draft and Player Development With Met Fans On Twitter

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Paul DePodesta Talks Draft and Player Development With Met Fans On Twitter

Mets Vice President of Player Development and Scouting Paul DePodesta fielded questions for about an hour on Twitter yesterday. He did a nice job of tackling the many concerns and inquiries fans had about the most recent draft, many of the team’s prospects and where they fit into the plan, and also discussed his strategy […]

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Wilmer Flores: It’s Time For Another MLB Debut

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores: It’s Time For Another MLB Debut

The Mets offense at the big league level has been pathetic recently. Actually, pathetic is probably the nice way to put it. Their inability to do anything at the plate was once again highlighted in last night’s affair, as Dillon Gee drove in the only run of the game for New York in their heartbreaking […]

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Montero Pitches Well, But Betrayed By Poor Defense

An article by posted on June 16, 2013 0 Comments
Montero Pitches Well, But Betrayed By Poor Defense

Las Vegas 11, Colorado Springs 5 How does one judge Rafael Montero‘s second start in AAA this season? Well, it was his first since his recent non-temporary call-up, and he was betrayed by his defense out there on Saturday night. He pitched into the sixth inning, allowing seven hits and no walks, while striking out seven. […]

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Mets Clueless As 5-2 Loss To Cubs Drops Them 15 Games Under .500

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Clueless As 5-2 Loss To Cubs Drops Them 15 Games Under .500

Nothing went right for Valdespin and the Mets against the Cubs on Saturday. The Mets dropped their second straight against the Cubs in a 5-2 loss at Citi Field on Saturday. Cubs starter Scott Feldman had the Mets number and held them to just one run and retired the last 12 batters he faced in […]

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