Tag: Wright

Bay Leaves 2010 Behind, Focused On A Productive 2011

An article by posted on February 21, 2011 0 Comments

Much was expected of Jason Bay when the Mets decided that he would be the one to fill the power void of the 2009 season and give their core player David Wright some much needed protection in the lineup. Even critics of his $66 million dollar deal at the time, did not expect Bay’s power numbers to […]

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Mets Cornering The Market At Port St. Lucie

An article by posted on February 15, 2011 0 Comments

As I was reading Adam Rubin’s blog for ESPN New York, I came across a few pictures that Adam posted from Mets Spring Training at Port St. Lucie. Like all teams, the Mets go into Spring Training with many questions to answer as players battle to win spots on the 25-man roster. Two positions where the […]

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Terry Collins On Wright: Carrying The Team, Strikeouts, Stress

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments
Terry Collins On Wright: Carrying The Team, Strikeouts, Stress

Last month at Citi Field, MMO was on hand as the Mets invited local school children who got to meet Terry Collins, Jose Reyes, Mike Pelfrey, Josh Thole, Dillon Gee and Bobby Parnell, as part of the Citi Field Kids program. Afterward, Collins answered questions for bloggers and reporters alike and had the following to say about David Wright: […]

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Mets Secretly Shopped Wright? Almost Traded Beltran?

An article by posted on February 2, 2011 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Mets discussed trading Carlos Beltran to the Angels before they acquired Vernon Wells from the Blue jays. Adam Rubin added that Angels executives concluded Wells was more capable of playing center than Beltran with knee issues at this point in Beltran’s career. Beltran is owed $18.5 million in the […]

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There’s No Telling What To Expect From The Mets In 2011

An article by posted on February 2, 2011 0 Comments

Usually teams have a rough idea heading into spring training of what to expect for the season. Not so for the 2011 edition of the New York Mets. They could move dramatically in either direction. Sandy Alderson said he’s hoping for a competitive season, which means building up from .500 and laying the groundwork for […]

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Piazza Talks Ownership, Mets Fans, Future in Baseball

An article by posted on February 2, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Piazza was honored last night, along with Angel Pagan, at the Thurman Munson Awards Dinner in Manhattan. Piazza was asked about the ownership situation, and he talked about Mets fans in this situation.  He told this to reporters. “For me, I think of the fans [who] are frustrated, and I get a little frustrated […]

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Has David Wright Become Underrated?

An article by posted on January 30, 2011 0 Comments

The franchise of the Mets, David Wright has become somewhat underrated in the baseball world. Ever since his less than dazzling 2009 campaign, Wright has not been held in the same high regard as he once was. Granted he has not been as good as 2007 and 2008, Wright is due a little more credit than […]

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Josh Thole: A Rising Star

An article by posted on January 22, 2011 0 Comments

Of all the players at Citi Field Kids Day, I was most impressed by Josh Thole, who Terry Collins introduced as a rising young star in the National League. Even after speaking with Beningo and Roberts on WFAN in the morning and then fielding basically the same set of questions in the afternoon, Thole smiled […]

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What Would Bay and Wright Say If They Got The Chance?

An article by posted on January 21, 2011 0 Comments

An interesting tweet from Rustin C. Dodd, a writer for kansascity.com via MetsBlog that really makes one wonder. Best Royals quote of 2011 so far? Jeff Francoeur on hitting in the Mets’ spacious park: “Citi Field is a damn joke.” No current Met has ever had anything negative to say about the vastness of Citi Field, but plenty […]

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David Wright: To C Or Not To C

An article by posted on January 17, 2011 0 Comments
David Wright: To C Or Not To C

Kerel Cooper form one of my favorite Mets blogs On The Black, tossed out that age old question that comes up each year right before the start of spring training: Should David Wright be named captain of the Mets? I have never really understood the significance of a baseball team having a captain, and of course there’s […]

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Terry Collins Confirms His Lineup (Almost)

An article by posted on January 16, 2011 0 Comments

We are almost a month away from spring training, and already we are getting some information about the new Mets lineup for this season.  Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com says that Terry Collins has confirmed what appears to be his new lineup for the Mets to the New York Post.  Well, almost.  The reason why I […]

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