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(Updated) The Trouble With OPS+

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
(Updated) The Trouble With OPS+

I wanted to update this post with a chart by Mr. North Jersey who plotted David Wright’s first 87 games for each season of his career. It helps to illustrate further why I don’t see 2013 as Wright’s career year, at least not so far… Hat tip to MNJ… Original Post: Though I enjoy employing […]

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Mets Do The Wright Thing With Their Latest Ticket Promotion

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Do The Wright Thing With Their Latest Ticket Promotion

I complain a bit too much about some of the promotions the Mets do or don’t do. Nowhere near as much as our friends at Mets Police, but I do give them a good rip from time to time. But sometimes, the Mets do hit it out of the park, and this latest promotion does […]

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With CarGo Out Of HR Derby, Wright May Avoid Walking Plank At PNC

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
With CarGo Out Of HR Derby, Wright May Avoid Walking Plank At PNC

David Wright, the National League captain for the 2013 Chevrolet Home Run Derby, has selected Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez to replace Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies in the Derby, to be held on Monday, July 15th at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets. Alvarez will compete in his first career Home Run Derby, […]

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The Giants As A Model For The Mets, And Dealing From Strength

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
The Giants As A Model For The Mets, And Dealing From Strength

In a telling article for the Wall Street Journal, Jared Diamond questions the wisdom of the Mets potentially trading some young pitchers to obtain the offense the team desperately needs. “As the Mets enter the final stretch before the All-Star break and begin to prepare for a crucial off-season,” he writes. “They are wrestling with […]

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Wright Apologizes To HR Derby Snubs, Explains His Rationale

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Apologizes To HR Derby Snubs, Explains His Rationale

After David Wright and Robinson Cano announced their Home Run Derby teams last night, I was about to post on it, but held off. I was hoping that Wright would explain his rationale in selecting his team and was happy to see that he did. The more I looked at Wright’s choices, the more I […]

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Wright and Harvey Selected To All-Star Game, Full Rosters

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Wright and Harvey Selected To All-Star Game, Full Rosters

THAT’S WRIGHT!!! Give yourselves a pat on the back Met fans, David Wright and Matt Harvey have been elected to start the 2013 MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field on July 16th! In a late surge of votes for Wright, the Mets captain managed to beat out the “Kung Who? Panda” by a whopping two […]

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Video: All Star Voting Is Over… Will David Wright Emerge Victorious?

An article by posted on July 5, 2013 0 Comments
Video: All Star Voting Is Over… Will David Wright Emerge Victorious?

The All Star voting is now over and all Met fans can do now is wait with baited breath to see if David Wright maintained his lead over Pablo Sandoval for the privilege to start at third base in the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. In an official release by MLB, the voting […]

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D’Backs Bite Harvey In The Sixth As Mets Fall 5-3

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
D’Backs Bite Harvey In The Sixth As Mets Fall 5-3

The Mets lost a tough one tonight as the Arizona Diamondbacks came from behind to beat the Mets by the score of 5-3 at Citi Field. Matt Harvey started and was cruising along until the sixth inning when after allowing a walk to catcher Miguel Montero and a single to Martin Prado, Cody Ross slammed […]

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Diamondbacks vs Mets: Gee, What A Great Country Game Preview!

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Diamondbacks vs Mets: Gee, What A Great Country Game Preview!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA! D’Backs (43-41) at Mets (35-46) RHP Ian Kennedy (3-4, 5.36) vs RHP Dillon Gee (6-7, 4.60) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Juan Lagares – CF Dillon Gee – RHP Game Notes The Mets […]

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Brandon Nimmo On Being Voted Into The Futures Game

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo On Being Voted Into The Futures Game

Brandon Nimmo, the 2011 first round pick for the Mets in the MLB draft has been voted into the Futures Game, which is set to take place on July 14th at Citi Field. Here is what Nimmo had to say after receiving the news: The Savannah Sand Gnats outfielder joins pitchers Noah Syndergaard and Rafael […]

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