MMO Morning Grind: The Umpire Strikes Back

“You’re the worst, you’re the worst I’ve seen.” Daniel Murphy and David Wright were both tossed out of the game in the seventh inning on Sunday after arguing what they thought was a low strike zone by home plate umpire Toby Basner. Both players were in the dugout when they were ejected and reports say they each went ballistic after watching catcher Travis d’Arnaud...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Gets Ejected From Game, Calls Umpire Toby Basner “Worst He Has Ever Seen” (GIF)

In the top of the 7th inning of today’s Mets blowout loss to the Angels, David Wright and Daniel Murphy were ejected by rookie Umpire Toby Basner. Basner had, lets just say it nicely, a generous strike zone and the Mets were none to pleased about it for the entire game. David Wright, was so upset that he said to Basner that he is the worst he has ever seen. The GIF of an angry...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Notes: D’Arnaud Homers, Murphy Streaking, Niese on the Hill

The Mets and Angels will play the middle game of their weekend series when Jon Niese opposes Jared Weaver at 9:05 PM. Travis d’Arnaud homered for the first time in 110 at-bats when he took Tyler Skaggs deep in the third inning to even the score at 2-2 at the time. D’Arnaud’s only other big-league homer came last Aug. 25 against Detroit’s Rick Porcello. Juan Lagares has...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

How the New York Mets will make the playoffs

The goal for every team is making the playoffs. For the New York Mets that is no easy task. However, after more than half a decade of losing seasons, the Mets do have a chance for postseason baseball. This is what it will take to get there: 1. Continue road success while improving at home The Mets were one of the few teams who finished over .500 on the road in 2013 going 41-40. Generally...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Weighing in on the Daniel Murphy “Controversy”

If you haven’t heard or just crawled out from under a rock, there has been a recent uproar about New York Mets’ second baseman Daniel Murphy missing the Mets first two games to tend to his wife as she gave birth to the couple’s son, Noah, this week. By the way, Noah Syndergaard says thanks! Getting back to the point. With Murphy missing the first two games to be with his wife...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Esiason apologizes for Daniel Murphy C-section comments

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy has found himself at the center of a hot topic of debate in the opening part of the MLB season. Murphy missed New York’s first two games to be with his wife, who was giving birth to the couple’s first child. Boomer Esiason and a boatload of other […]
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Radio hosts rip Daniel Murphy for taking paternity leave

When you host a sports talk radio show for several hours every weekday, things are bound to go off the rails every now and again.  On Wednesday, Mike Francesa didn’t just go off the rails – he went off the map completely. Francesa took a call on Daniel Murphy of the Mets taking paternity leave to be with his wife and newborn son.  Believe it or not, there are truly some things...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Boomer and Carton Completely Out of Line with Murphy Comments

For those who haven’t seen, Boomer Esiason and Carton Carton on WFAN stirred up some controversy this morning regarding Daniel Murphy‘s paternity leave this week, criticizing him for taking time off after his son was born. Murphy is expected to be back with the team on Thursday, but has been away from the team since the weekend. “Now it’s one thing to want to be there for...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Murphy makes between-the-legs throw to first (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy made the highlight reel of Sunday's spring training game against Washington with a between-the-legs throw to first base for an out in the sixth inning.Murphy fielded a Bryce Harper bunt and made the shortarm throw for the out. Murphy had a big smile on his place after pulling the Harlem Globetrotters...
Via Holdout Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Murphy The Latest Injury Victim

Murph out with ailing leg http://t.co/ZmC5QvOtSV #NYM #Mets— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) March 20, 2014It's like the entire roster is composed of wet cardboard.Just as Ike is making his way back onto the field, which really isn't worth getting excited about anyway, Murph is out with a bum leg. This is continued soreness from a few days ago, when Murphy was described to...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

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