Tag: Wright

What A Difference A Bay Can Make

An article by posted on April 22, 2011 0 Comments

David Wright, Carlos Beltran, Jason Bay and Ike Davis together at last in the middle of the order.  I know it is only one game, but inserting Bay into the middle of that lineup really solidifies the middle of the batting order.  Jason did not tear the cover off the ball in his first game back, but just his […]

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Wrighting Wrongs, Cap Strong, Mets Win 9-1

An article by posted on April 22, 2011 0 Comments

Chris Capuano went seven strong innings and David Wright broke out of his slump in a big way and the Mets won 9-1, with Jason Bay playing for the first time this season Game Notes Chris Capuano came out today and was outstanding, pitching until the seventh inning, allowing one run on six hits walking […]

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Mets On Track To Beat Their Own MLB Record Of 120 Losses

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

Due to the changing nature of Baseball there are certain records which will stand forever. Cy Young’s 511 wins and Walter Johnson’s 113 shutouts come to mind. Nowadays pitchers don’t even toss 113 complete games much less 113 shutouts. Then there are records which were supposed to stand forever but did not, such as Ty Cobb’s […]

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Shake It Up

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

At Aerys Sports, there is a fine conglomerate of baseball bloggers, headed up and written by women.  Their resident Mets blogger, Kelly Lake who is the author of “The Curious Case of Sidd Finch,” raised an interesting question about the Mets a few days ago.  She asked: When will the players be held accountable? It’s […]

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Is This Team Really Playing Better And Trying Harder?

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

When Terry Collins was asked to comment about Daniel Murphy’s outrageous decision to steal third base last night, he called it an “error of enthusiasm”. As a matter of fact, this team suffers from a “lack of enthusiasm”. They take the field like a team that expects to lose. The worst that can possibly happen […]

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Mets Flash: Beltran Blasts A Pair, Ike Remains Hot

An article by posted on April 9, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets picked up their first win of the season at Citi Field thanks to a big night by Carlos Beltran and Ike Davis. Beltran blasted a two-run homer in his first at-bat to put the Mets up 2-0 in the first inning, then after the Mets lost the lead, he belted a solo shot […]

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Mets Lose Slugfest To Phillies 10-7

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Mike Pelfrey continues to flatline out the gate this season. He gets beaten up early and often and was finally taken out after allowing seven runs in two+ innings of work. Mets and Phillies slugged it out as no pitchers were fantastic from either side, but Phillies out did the Mets with a […]

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Forever Young, Mets Beat Phillies 7-1

An article by posted on April 5, 2011 0 Comments

Chris Young, in his Mets debut pitched a great first game, going five and one-third innings, giving up one run on five hits with four walks and seven strikeouts and the offense exploded in the third inning, chasing Cole Hamels in their 7-1 victory. Game Notes Chris Young looked pretty good in his first outing […]

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The Foundations of Success – Part Two – The Hitters

An article by posted on April 5, 2011 0 Comments

In a further look into the foundations of success, after a team has found a manager, which I wrote about yesterday, that knows the game, can pull the correct strings and can really make things happen with both his direction and his decisions, he then needs to rely in his players. Those players consist of […]

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Could This Be The End For The Dynamic Duo?

An article by posted on April 4, 2011 0 Comments

  Anthony DiComo of Mets.com says that we may be looking at the end of the Mets Dynamic Duo, Jose Reyes and David Wright, and the possibility that they may not even last the season together is very real and distinct. But now, nearly 10 years after their first encounter, the left side of the […]

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