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Negative Reaction: Chase Utley Had His Way With The Mets

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
Negative Reaction: Chase Utley Had His Way With The Mets

After countless articles about how the Mets would retaliate against second basemen Chase Utley once they’d meet again, including lot’s of tough talk from half of the players in the Mets clubhouse, the just completed four game series against the Dodgers in Los Angeles ended without even a whimper. Before the series, Kristie Ackert of […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Another Series Split in LA

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Another Series Split in LA

3 Up 1. Magnificent Matz Steven Matz was sharp yet again in the series opener on Monday night, pitching six strong innings and allowing just six hits and two runs. Matz is now 5-1 on the year, and since he surrendered seven runs in 1 2/3 innings in his first outing of the year, Matz […]

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Scott Boras: Mets Have Not Discussed Matt Harvey Extension

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
Scott Boras: Mets Have Not Discussed Matt Harvey Extension

Here’s a quick update to this article. On Thursday, agent Scott Boras told Matt Ehalt of  NorthJersey.com that the Mets have not reached out to him about a possible extension deal for Matt Harvey, who can become a free agent after the 2018 season. “I always leave it up to the teams to approach us about […]

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The Z Files: Mets Hitters Need Better Approach At The Plate

An article by posted on May 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Mets Hitters Need Better Approach At The Plate

Noah Syndergaard went back to little league accounting for all of the New York Mets four runs batted in and narrowly throwing a complete game.  Unfortunately, the Mets had viable opportunities to score more runs but continue searching for timely base hits. Situational Hitting Situational hitting is the adjustment or strategy in a batters approach […]

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Amazins’ Show Depth and Flair in LA

An article by posted on May 12, 2016 0 Comments
Amazins’ Show Depth and Flair in LA

On a night where several players were banged up and the 2nd place Nationals put on a show with Max Scherzer‘s 20 strikeout game, the Mets proved sturdy and had a pitcher of their own steal a show. Noah Syndergaard carried the Mets to a thrilling victory over the Dodgers in LA on Wednesday night, […]

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The Z Files: Robles’ Fateful Pitch To Trayce Thompson

An article by posted on May 11, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Robles’ Fateful Pitch To Trayce Thompson

Jacob deGrom settled in after allowing two runs on two doubles and a sacrifice fly during the first inning but the New York Mets eventually lost 3-2 on a walk-off home run by Trayce Thompson off Hansel Robles in the bottom of the ninth inning. Hansel Robles Pitch Selection & Movement Prior to Thompson’s home […]

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How Strasburg Deal Impacts Harvey

An article by posted on May 11, 2016 0 Comments
How Strasburg Deal Impacts Harvey

Watching Stephen Strasburg pitch on Monday night, part of the Monday Night Baseball telecast on ESPN, he wasn’t as sharp against the Detroit Tigers as he had been against his previous two opponents, the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals. But to quote rapper Jay Z, Strasburg has “99 problems” but a new […]

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Asdrubal ‘Two Good’ Not To Be In Two Hole

An article by posted on May 10, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal ‘Two Good’ Not To Be In Two Hole

Contrary to what many felt about it when the move was made by Terry Collins, myself included, Curtis Granderson has been a fantastic leadoff hitter since being slotted there 52 times in the 2014 season.  He was, in essence, the full time leadoff hitter last year as well occupying the top spot in 138 of […]

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Plawecki Homers, Has Raised His Average 50 Points On This Road Trip

An article by posted on May 10, 2016 0 Comments
Plawecki Homers, Has Raised His Average 50 Points On This Road Trip

It’s been an encouraging West Coast swing for New York Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki who has seen his batting average climb 50 points over the last four games in San Diego and Los Angeles, and the timing couldn’t be better for the former first rounder. Plawecki is batting .357 (5-for-14) with three doubles and home run […]

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West Coast Trips Exacerbate Obsession

An article by posted on May 10, 2016 0 Comments
West Coast Trips Exacerbate Obsession

My addiction is permeating everyone in my home.  We are becoming consumed by this team, and I love it. Last I remember, Steven Matz had just slashed a double down the right field line and Dave Roberts took the ball from Scott Kazmir.  Next thing I know, I wake up to Geico Sportsnight on SNY. […]

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The Dark Knight Rises, Strikes Out 10

An article by posted on May 9, 2016 0 Comments
The Dark Knight Rises, Strikes Out 10

Matt Harvey looked like he shed some of his bad mojo during his Mothers Day start against the San Diego Padres. He went six strong innings, giving up two runs on four hits while striking out ten. Through the first four innings he was sensational, he struck out seven and the only hit he gave […]

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