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Amazin Avenue Apr 25, 2017
Mets Player Performance Meter: Position players, April 17-23

Mets Player Performance Meter: Position players, April 17-23

A quick review of how the Mets’ position players performed over the past week It was not a great week for the Mets. With just one in total across two three-game series, the first with the Phillies and the second with the Nationals, the team averaged 3.33 runs per game. Along the way, several of the Mets’ position players got hurt, which made it a particularly ugly week. There were a couple of bright spots amid the darkness, though, as the injuries led to Jay Bruce playing first base and Michael Conforto starting every day. The two of them have been among the better hitters in baseball...
Amazin Avenue Apr 22, 2017
Mets Morning News: Beleaguered bullpen falters again as Mets fall to Nationals

Mets Morning News: Beleaguered bullpen falters again as Mets fall to Nationals

Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets They say then when it rains, it pours. Consider it monsoon season at Citi Field then, after the Mets lost yet another squeaker, this time to the Nationals. After a solid start by Matt Harvey, the Mets were simply unable to put enough runs on the board, stranding eight men on base in a game that that ended like a long Jay Bruce shot to the warning track, just short of victory. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, MLB.com, Daily News, Times, Bergen County Record, NJ.com, Newsday, Post,...
Mets 360 Apr 22, 2017

Michael Conforto still can’t handle the breaking stuff

One of the many preseason sources of heartburn for both the Mets and their fans was just what to do with young outfielder Michael Conforto after it became clear that the team would be unable to trade Jay Bruce. On…Read more →
Mets 101 Apr 21, 2017

Mets: Jay Bruce’s night at first base was a mixed bag

Normal OF Jay Bruce played first base for the Mets on Thursday night, and needless to say it was a bit of a mix of bad and okay.
Amazin Avenue Apr 21, 2017
Mets Morning News: Fielding follies lead to fall to Phillies

Mets Morning News: Fielding follies lead to fall to Phillies

Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets dropped the rubber match against the Phillies on Thursday night, falling 6-4. A pair of costly errors from Jay Bruce—making his first start at first base for New York—and Asdrubal Cabrera in the second and third innings, respectively, helped the Phils amass a 5-1 lead against Noah Syndergaard. A three-run Neil Walker home run off starter Aaron Nola cut the lead to one, but the Mets’ bats were once again baffled by the Philadelphia bullpen, who allowed one hit and no walks through four...
New York Daily News Apr 21, 2017
Mets try Jay Bruce at first base and it could've gone better

Mets try Jay Bruce at first base and it could've gone better

The Jay Bruce experiment at first base got off to a less-than-ideal start Thursday night.
Mets 101 Apr 20, 2017
Homer, Double For Phillies As They Beat Mets

Homer, Double For Phillies As They Beat Mets

The Philadelphia Phillies capitalized on an error by untested first baseman Jay Bruce to beat the short-handed New York Mets Thursday night.
CBS NY Apr 20, 2017
Homer, Double For Phillies As They Beat Mets

Homer, Double For Phillies As They Beat Mets

The Philadelphia Phillies capitalized on an error by untested first baseman Jay Bruce to beat the short-handed New York Mets Thursday night.
Amazin Avenue Apr 20, 2017
Final Score: Phillies 6, Mets 4-Error and injury

Final Score: Phillies 6, Mets 4-Error and injury

A short bench got shorter. The Mets dropped the series finale to the Phillies with a sloppy 6-4 loss. Noah Syndergaard started off with a scintillating first, but some crucial fielding mistakes behind him cost him dearly in the early innings. Jay Bruce got his first start at first base in a Met uniform and fielded a ground ball cleanly, but some miscommunication between Neil Walker and Noah Syndergaard led to a throwing error at first which cost the Mets a run. The next inning Asdrubal Cabrera committed an error which led to a couple of runs and put the Mets behind early. Syndergaard was...
MLB Daily Dish Apr 20, 2017
Mets trade rumors: Phillies ‘came closest’ to Jay Bruce trade

Mets trade rumors: Phillies ‘came closest’ to Jay Bruce trade

Philadelphia made a run at Bruce this winter, when the Mets made him available. The Phillies came closest to acquiring Mets outfielder Jay Bruce in a trade this winter, according to Marc Carig of Newsday. Obiously, no deal materialized, leading the Mets to keep Bruce through the offseason. Philadelphia’s strong pursuit comes at least as a mild surprise, as the Orioles were consistently mentioned as a suitor for Bruce and the Giants were known to be discussing the possibility as well. Philadelphia decided to sign free agent Michael Saunders instead of pulling the trigger on a Bruce...
Mets 101 Apr 20, 2017

Report: Phillies came close to acquiring Jay Bruce in trade

Jay Bruce has absolutely crushed the Phillies this season. The crazy thing is he actually could have been playing for them this season had things turned out a little differently.According to Newsday'
Larry Brown Sports Apr 20, 2017

Report: Phillies came close to acquiring Jay Bruce in trade

Jay Bruce has absolutely crushed the Phillies this season. The crazy thing is he actually could have been playing for them this season had things turned out a little differently. According to Newsday’s Marc Carig, the Phillies came close to acquiring Bruce in a trade with the Mets during the offseason. We knew the Mets...Read More
Cincinnati.com Apr 20, 2017
Report: Phillies were closest to acquiring ex-Red Jay Bruce

Report: Phillies were closest to acquiring ex-Red Jay Bruce

As Jay Bruce was driving in all five runs in a 5-4 win against them, the Phillies likely couldn't help but think about what might have been.         
MLB Trade Rumors Apr 20, 2017

Phillies Came Closest To Landing Jay Bruce Over The Winter

Though by all accounts he has done nothing but go about his business as a professional, outfielder Jay Bruce has had an eventful tenure with the Mets since arriving last summer via trade. While the club picked up his option last fall, it reportedly dangled him in trade talks once Yoenis Cespedes returned in free…
Mets 101 Apr 20, 2017

Schwei’s Mets Notes: Bruce’s Fast Start And Some Late-Game Agony

Jay Bruce continued his terrific April on Wednesday night by hitting a three-run home run in the sixth inning and a two-run shot in the eighth to lead the Mets to a 5-4 win over the Phillies.

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