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Fearless deGrom Ready To Take On Greinke And The Dodgers

An article by posted on October 15, 2015 0 Comments
Fearless deGrom Ready To Take On Greinke And The Dodgers

With everything on the line tonight at Dodger Stadium, Jacob deGrom is not worried about the pressure. He’s focused on delivering a great start and is trying to approach it one pitch at a time. “I just try to block everything out once I get on the field,” the right-hander explained. “The nerves go away, and […]

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Lucas Duda’s Struggles In Postseason Have Hurt Mets

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Lucas Duda’s Struggles In Postseason Have Hurt Mets

Before flying out in his final at-bat during Tuesday night’s game four, Lucas Duda had struck out in six consecutive plate appearances. Overall, Lucas has gone 2-for-15 in the NLDS with 0 HR and 0 RBI’s. Duda is a big part of this line-up and the Mets need to have him get it going in […]

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Tonight, We Are The Greatest Baseball Team In The World

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Tonight, We Are The Greatest Baseball Team In The World

Looking back on all my interviews preparing the book The Voices of Baseball, one particular memory would apply to tonight’s game in Dodger Stadium. Dave Wills of the Tampa Bay Rays, on the morning of Game 7 of the 2008 ALCS, noticed his broadcast partner, Andy Freed feeling a bit melancholy, knowing they were playing […]

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Bartolo Colon: Mets’ Best Reliever Not Named Familia

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Bartolo Colon: Mets’ Best Reliever Not Named Familia

I loved this characterization Mike Puma of the New York Post made about Bartolo Colon last night. “The 42-year-old right-hander quickly has become the Mets’ most reliable reliever not named Jeurys Familia this postseason.” One highlight that went overlooked during the loss to the Dodgers on Tuesday night, was that Colon needed just 26 pitches to […]

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All Hands On Deck: DeGrom, Thor, Mets Are Pumped & Ready To Go!

An article by posted on October 14, 2015 0 Comments
All Hands On Deck: DeGrom, Thor, Mets Are Pumped & Ready To Go!

Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters in Los Angeles tonight, that right-hander Matt Harvey will be available to pitch in relief if needed in Game 5 of the NLDS. According to Collins, Harvey approached him during the flight to LA and told him he was ready to pitch out of the bullpen if the situation […]

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Scouts Continue To Be Amazed By Cespedes

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Scouts Continue To Be Amazed By Cespedes

After Monday night’s incredible performance against the Dodgers, MLB scouts were stunned by Yoenis Cespedes‘ tremendous combination of power and speed. Cespedes launched a 430 foot home run, and he was also timed at 3.9 and 3.8 seconds running to first base. “That’s Mickey Mantle, Bo Jackson territory,” one scout said of the speed-power combination […]

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Ex-Met Turner Is Locked In Against Former Team

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Ex-Met Turner Is Locked In Against Former Team

Facing his former team in the NLDS, ex-Met Justin Turner is having an incredible series. He’s batting .467 in 17 at bats, and has been huge for the Dodgers in the clutch. Turner crushed a key two-run double against Steven Matz with two outs in third inning last night, and he also made an impressive play […]

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Dominic Smith Picks Up Right Where He Left Off

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Dominic Smith Picks Up Right Where He Left Off

Last night the Arizona Fall League started with the Salt River Rafters winning their first game of the season 5-3 over the Scottsdale Scorpions. The Rafters offense was helped by Dominic Smith who was 2 for 3 with a walk, run scored and two doubles. Both doubles were off San Francisco Giants left-handed prospect Adalberto […]

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Mets Ran Into A Buzzsaw In Dodgers Ace Clayton Kershaw

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Mets Ran Into A Buzzsaw In Dodgers Ace Clayton Kershaw

You knew it was bound to happen at some point. You knew he was due for a postseason win. You just didn’t want to believe it would happen last night against the Mets on our home turf in a pivotal Game 4 of the NLDS. Clayton Kershaw was a Goliath on Tuesday night at Citi […]

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Juan Uribe Expected To Miss NLCS If Mets Advance

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Juan Uribe Expected To Miss NLCS If Mets Advance

According to an article from Adam Rubin at ESPN NY, manager Terry Collins advised that Juan Uribe will more than likely not be available to the team if they advance to the NLCS. The veteran infielder has yet to resume any baseball activities at this time. Uribe, who was part of the turnaround for the […]

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