Dickey strong for six New perch for Kirk, same hot bat Bullpen? Not so good
There have been lots of things contributing to the 13-9 start by the New York Mets. There’s been David Wright, playing at an otherworldly level. Ruben Tejada’s been great, and Daniel Murphy’s been very good. Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been spectacular. They’ve outperformed their pythagorean expected record. They’ve only made six… Read More →
Santana sails on Mets treat their elder rudely Victory assured? “No!”, shouts Helton’s slam Kirk heroic, Frank Frank fails Ike’s hit saves them all
Gee’s steady seven Gets support from Duda’s bat And returning gloves
A Hairston cycle Can’t overcome six errors Schwinden’s no Big Pelf
Enjoying an afternoon of memories with Bud Harrelson, Ed Kranepool and Art Shamsky at the 50th Anniversary Mets Conference at Hofstra University. You all really ought to get here if you can. There are fantastic programs all weekend long. It is doing Dana Brand proud.
Look, I’m not even going to bother pointing out in any detail that the all-homegrown Mets lineup is a function of ownership’s financial limitations. We all know, or should know, how we got here. The question is: what has this new, one-pronged approach brought the Mets? Adam Rubin pointed out… Read More →
Turner pens epic Nieuwenhuis cracks game-winner The Bell tolls for Fish
Dickey befuddles Duda and Baxter insure Wright homers past Straw
The Mets added a pair of potentially useful pieces this evening, signing infielder Brad Emaus and outfielder Fred Lewis to minor league deals. The deals aren’t the kind to lift a team into contention, but are worth praising. Lewis plays all three outfield positions, and has a solid .780 OPS… Read More →
I think every time I hear someone, on WFAN, on Twitter, or just out on the street, want to move Daniel Murphy from second base, a small part of me dies. This may sound extreme. But hear me out. The Murphy experiment is going as well as anyone could possibly… Read More →
A Reyes return Overshadowed by Johan’s Dominant showing
Here at Citi Field, it’s a bit of a bloodbath. Mike Pelfrey appears to have a UCL tear, which would end his season. Chris Schwinden will start Friday, and that’s not great. More later on.
Public perception of Jason Bay hadn’t changed yet, but he had been putting up a fairly decent year, with a 118 OPS+ so far. A few clutch hits, and people might have started to take his renaissance seriously. But that won’t happen anytime soon. Bay was placed on the Disabled… Read More →