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Valdespin in center
Today's Mets Starting Lineup vs Cubs - Game 86:
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Daniel Murphy has had his ups and downs at the plate this season for the New York Mets, but the second basemen has been reliable when it counts. The 27-year-old proved once again last night that when the pressure is on, he’s at his best.
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With the bases full of Mets in the home half of the 9th, #28 stepped to the plate and drilled a 1-2 fastball off the...
As David Wright goes, so go the Mets. That used to be said about Jose Reyes, but not these days.
The New York Mets have turned a few head this season thanke to a No-Hitter from Santana and the Knuckleball antics of RA Dickey. What are odds makers predicting for the second half of the season for the NY Mets?
The New York Mets have to be very proud of their performance in the first...
WALK-OFF RECORD: David Wright singled home Jordany Valdespin to give the Mets a 6-5 walkoff win over the Phillies last night. It was Wright’s eighth career walkoff RBI, tying him with Kevin McReynolds for the most in franchise story. Wright’s previous walkoff RBI came on August 7, 2008 when he took San Diego’s Heath Bell deep.
RBI MACHINE: David Wright had four RBI last...
If at the end of Spring Training, someone had told you that the day before the All-Star break that the Mets were seven games above .500 you probably would not have believed them. And if they told you the Mets would accomplish this with Ike Davis batting .205 with a .669 OPS you would have suggested that they lay off the crack pipe. Yet here we are.
It seems there are two conclusions...
Congratulations to this week’s
MMO Player of the Week…
Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how David Wright did this week:
Wright showed his power again this week adding two home runs to his spectacular first half putting him at 11 home runs, 59...
Valdespin playing LF, Batting 6th
Today's Mets Starting Lineup vs Cubs - Game 85
The Mets and Cubs have some history
The Mets look to rebound after last nigh’t loss to the Cubs that saw New York stage a comeback that fell a run shy of beating their former division rivals. The Mets send Dillon Gee to the mound for his last start of the first half of the season, he is opposed Jeff Samardzija.
Today’s game can be seen on SNY with Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez...
R.A. Dickey (l) and David Wright (r) will be representing the New York Mets at the All-Star Game this week.
Let’s start with the All-Star Game. David Wright not only lost out on the starting third base spot to Pablo Sandoval but he won’t be the DH either. If this game matters and the best players should be starting then why is Wright not starting this game?
And speaking of...
Everyone in Metsland seems upset that David Wright was the victim of voter fraud in San Francisco and that R.A. Dickey was the victim of Tony LaRussa arrogance/stupidity. Me, I do not care too much about either of those things. Rather what has me upset is the opening line of a column published by CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman Monday night. Here’s what Heyman wrote:
”Some Mets officials...
Ike Davis homered, Jordany Valdespin hit one out for the second day in a row and Dillon Gee pitched one-run ball for eight innings to help the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Saturday.
Gee (6-7) gave up seven hits without a walk and struck out four to keep up a run of strong starts by Mets pitchers. They've gone at least six innings in 19 of the past 21 games, and have...
Citi Field (Flushing, NY)
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W: D. Gee (6-7) L: J. Samardzija (6-8)
S: B. Parnell (2)
HR: CHC - None NYM - J. Valdespin (4),I. Davis (12)
Dillon Gee had a much easier time against the Cubs than he did 12 days earlier, giving up just one run in eight innings on Saturday to lead...
Dillon Gee had an excellent outing today, and Ike Davis and Jordany Valdespin continued on their hot streaks as the Mets won 3-1 against the Cubs.
Dillon Gee had his longest and most effective outing of the season, going eight innings allowing one run on seven hits while striking out four. Gee had control of all of his pitches, and relied on the aggressive Cubs approach...
When the New York Mets began this season, expectations were low. Most around baseball figured they would be well out of contention by the time the All-Star break rolled around. But the break is here, and the Mets, despite a 7-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, are still improbably well within contention of a playoff berth. They have done it thanks to an MVP-caliber first half...
In the past decade, the Mets minor league system has not been regarded with any kind of respect. Although the minor league system has produced David Wright, Jose Reyes, and several of the starters on this 2012 team, it has also seen many “top prospects” fizzle out or not reach their full potential. This lack of respect comes from prospects like Philip Humber, Fernando Martinez...
The New York Mets begin a series against the Chicago Cubs tonight at 7:10 PM ET at Citi Field. The game can be seen on SNY and heard on WFAN.
#Mets Fri. lineup vs. Chicago: Tejada-SS, Cedeno-2B, Wright-3B, Hairston-LF, Duda-RF, Turner-1B, Nickeas-C, Nieuwenhuis-CF, Santana-LHP
— New York Mets (@Mets) July 6, 2012
#Cubs lineup @Mets 7/6: Johnson RF, Barney SS,...