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Wins Above Replacement leaders through Week 5

Highest and lowest Mets fWAR scores through Week 5, according to the web site Fangraphs.com:

1. Juan Lagares, 0.8
2. Daniel Murphy, 0.7
3. Zack Wheeler, 0.5
4-(t). Lucas Duda, 0.4
4-(t). Jon Niese, 0.4
4-(t). Anthony Recker, 0.4


25-(t). Jeurys Familia, -0.2
25-(t). Omar Quintanilla, -0.2
25-(t). Josh Satin, -0.2
28. Curtis Granderson, -0.3

29-(t). John Lannan, -0.4
29-(t). Jose Valverde, -0.4
31. Ruben Tejada, -0.5

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Three Up, Three Down: Rocky Mountain Low edition

From this weekend’s series loss in Denver…

Thursday: Rockies 7, Mets 4
Three Up: Juan Lagares, Travis d’Arnaud, Chris Young
Three Down: Bartolo Colon, Daniel Murphy, David Wright

Friday: Rockies 10, Mets 3
Three Up: Juan Lagares, Curtis Granderson, Chris Young
Three Down: Zack Wheeler, Ruben Tejada, Carlos Torres

Saturday: Rockies 11, Mets 10
Three Up: Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Curtis Granderson
Three Down: Jenrry Mejia, Ruben Tejada, Kyle Farnsworth

Sunday: Mets 5, Rockies 1
Three Up: Dillon Gee, Juan Lagares, Daniel Murphy
Three Down: Travis d’Arnaud, Omar Quintanilla, Bobby Abreu

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +7
Jon Niese +5
Anthony Recker +3
Ike Davis +2
Dillon Gee +2
Andrew Brown +1
Bartolo Colon +1
Travis d’Arnaud +1
John Lannan -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Scott Rice -1
Zack Wheeler -1
David Wright -1
Curtis Granderson -2

Ruben Tejada -3
Jose Valverde -3
Kyle Farnsworth -4
Eric Young -5

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Wins Above Replacement Leaders through Week 4

Highest and lowest Mets fWAR scores through Week 4, according to the web site Fangraphs.com:

1-(t). Juan Lagares, 0.5
1-(t). Zack Wheeler, 0.5
2-(t). Daniel Murphy, 0.4
2-(t) Anthony Recker, 0.4
2-(t). Eric Young, Jr., 0.4


27-(t). Gonzalez Germen, -0.2
27-(t). Josh Satin, -0.2
27-(t). Chris Young, -0.2

30. John Lannan, -0.4
31. Ruben Tejada, -0.5
32. Curtis Granderson, -0.6

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Mets 4, Marlins 3: Three Up, Three Down

The Mets are on pace for 92 wins.

Three Up
1. Curtis Granderson: You hit a walk-off, you get an “Up.” That’s the deal. Always has been. Always will be.

2. Omar Quintanilla: With respect to Kirk Nieuwenhuis and his rally-aiding double, Quintanilla came through with the game-tying hit on a heck of an at-bat. It’s even harder to have that kind of plate discipline when you play as infrequently as Quintanilla does.

3. Zack Wheeler: This is a tentative “Up,” because Wheeler knows he must be more efficient. Six innings in 110 pitches is not going to cut it for a Mets team still trying to find a back-end bullpen mix that works. But boy was Wheeler sharp when he needed to be.

Three Down
1. Chris Young: A tough 0-for-4 from Young, who had been showing real signs of light at the plate in recent days. Any offense from Young would be much-appreciated by the Mets.

2. Gonzalez Germen: Five straight outs followed by two straight homers. Germen easily could have been the losing pitcher in this game, had things not broken in the other direction.

3. Eric Young: This is a real tough “Down” to give, but Young easily could have been 0-for-4 had his third-inning single been ruled an error on the shortstop. Still, consider this a “Down” by default, because everyone else on the team deserved it even less.

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +4
Jon Niese +4
Anthony Recker +3
Bartolo Colon +2
Ike Davis +2
Jenrry Mejia +2
Andrew Brown +1

Dillon Gee +1
Daisuke Matsuzaka +1
Omar Quintanilla +1
Carlos Torres +1
Lucas Duda -1
John Lannan -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Scott Rice -1
Ruben Tejada -1
Kyle Farnsworth -2
Curtis Granderson -3
Daniel Murphy -3
Jose Valverde -3
Chris Young -3
Eric Young -3

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Wins Above Replacement leaders through Week 3

Highest and lowest Mets fWAR scores through Week 3, according to the web site Fangraphs.com:

1. Juan Lagares, 0.5
2. Anthony Recker, 0.4
3-(t). Lucas Duda, 0.3
3-(t). David Wright, 0.3
3-(t). Ike Davis, 0.3
3-(t). Carlos Torres, 0.3
3-(t). Zack Wheeler, 0.3


27. Bartolo Colon, -0.2
28. Curtis Granderson, -0.3
29. John Lannan, -0.4
30-(t). Ruben Tejada, -0.5
30-(t). Jose Valverde, -0.5

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Mets 7, D-backs 3: Three Up, Three Down

A belated Three Up, Three Down from last night’s game.

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Three Up: Lucas Duda, Eric Young, Zack Wheeler
Three Down: Ruben Tejada, Andrew Brown, Ike Davis

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +4
Gonzalez Germen +2
Jon Niese +2
Anthony Recker +2
Carlos Torres +2
Ike Davis +1
Kyle Farnsworth +1
David Wright +1
Dillon Gee -1
John Lannan -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Scott Rice -1
Travis d’Arnaud -2
Eric Young, Jr. -2
Ruben Tejada -3
Daniel Murphy -4

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Three Up, Three Down: The Lost Episodes

All sorts of apologies for the lack of updates here, as I was sidelined by a nasty virus (probably the same one that has affected several Mets players this month). Here’s what I missed:

April 9: Braves 4, Mets 3
Three Up: Juan Lagares, Jeurys Familia, David Wright
Three Down: Zack Wheeler, Ruben Tejada, John Lannan

April 10: Mets 6, Braves 4
Three Up: Eric Young, Daniel Murphy, Carlos Torres
Three Down: Travis d’Arnaud, Ruben Tejada, Jenrry Mejia

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +4
Ike Davis +2
Gonzalez Germen +2
Andrew Brown +1
Bartolo Colon +1
Kyle Farnsworth +1
Jon Niese +1
Anthony Recker +1
Carlos Torres +1
Jose Valverde +1
David Wright +1
Lucas Duda -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Josh Satin -1
Zack Wheeler -1
John Lannan -2
Ruben Tejada -2
Eric Young, Jr. -2
Travis d’Arnaud -3
Daniel Murphy -3

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Your (unofficial, but accurate) Mets rotation

Though the Mets haven’t released it, we know enough now to cobble together the team’s season-opening rotation:

Monday, March 31 vs. Nationals: Dillon Gee
Tuesday, April 1: Off day
Wednesday, April 2 vs. Nationals: Bartolo Colon
Thursday, April 3 vs. Nationals: Zack Wheeler
Friday, April 4 vs. Reds: Jenrry Mejia or Daisuke Matsuzaka
Saturday, April 5 vs. Reds: Dillon Gee
Sunday, April 6 vs. Reds: Jon Niese
Monday, April 7: Off day
Tuesday, April 8 @ Braves: Bartolo Colon
Wednesday, April 9 @ Braves: Zack Wheeler

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Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/14

…well, from Port St. Lucie and Las Vegas.

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What we learned: Ike Davis and Lucas Duda are inching closer to game action.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

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Video: DiComo talks Mets Spring Training

This is probably the only opportunity you’ll have to hear my voice dubbed over a B-roll clip of Bartolo Colon and his posse.

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