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Bastardo’s Surprising Role

An article by posted on April 12, 2016 0 Comments
Bastardo’s Surprising Role

At a time when Mets fans were still clamoring for Yoenis Cespedes, the Mets made a move designed to sure up their bullpen when they signed Antonio Bastardo to a two year $12 million contract. Generally speaking, the move was well received. While Bastardo was a left hander, he was not exclusively a LOOGY. For […]

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Mets Dwelling At The Bottom In Offense

An article by posted on April 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Dwelling At The Bottom In Offense

The New York Mets haven’t gotten off to the start they may have wanted to this season, considering all the lofty predictions in the off-season and boasting the best starting rotation in baseball. Of course, the Met teams of 1986, 2000, and 2015 all opened their seasons at a record of 2-3, so needless to […]

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The Z Files: Matt Harvey’s One Defining Pitch Against Phillies

An article by posted on April 11, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Matt Harvey’s One Defining Pitch Against Phillies

The New York Mets hitters were stunned once again by the Philadelphia Phillies in their 5-2 loss yesterday afternoon.  More stunning was Matt Harvey’s pitch selection in key at-bats during the game. Matt Harvey (L, 0-2) 6.0 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 3 SO, 2 BB Harvey attacked Phillies hitters throwing 63 of 93 pitches for […]

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Why Isn’t deGrom on the DL?

An article by posted on April 11, 2016 0 Comments
Why Isn’t deGrom on the DL?

There’s no blaming the Mets for Jacob deGrom‘s right lat injury. Injuries happen. However, we yet again have to question how the Mets handle injuries and their roster. At the outset, the Mets are skipping deGrom’s start on Wednesday. He also isn’t going to throw in the bullpen for the time being. This is a very […]

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With Edgin Nearing Return and Henderson Thriving, Is Robles On The Bubble?

An article by posted on April 11, 2016 0 Comments
With Edgin Nearing Return and Henderson Thriving, Is Robles On The Bubble?

In case you missed it in our minor league recap, lefty reliever Josh Edgin started the game for the St. Lucie Mets on Sunday as he began his rehab assignment. Edgin allowed one run on a walk, single and sac fly before departing the game after 27 pitches thrown. He struck out one and registered […]

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Time To Start Worrying About Matt Harvey?

An article by posted on April 11, 2016 0 Comments
Time To Start Worrying About Matt Harvey?

After two starts in the 2016 season, Matt Harvey stands at 0-2 with a 4.63 ERA. Kevin Kernan of the NY Post has begun to wonder if it is time to worry about Matt Harvey. The short answer is NO. In yesterday’s start against the Philadelphia Phillies, Harvey pitched six innings while allowing three runs […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Drop Two Of Three to Phillies???

An article by posted on April 11, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Drop Two Of Three to Phillies???

3 Up  1.  Starting Pitching Did Their Job  All three starters this weekend for the Mets had solid outings. Jacob deGrom, Bartolo Colon, and Matt Harvey combined to allow just five runs the entire series. You would figure that would be enough for the Mets to at least take the series against a weaker Phillies […]

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Week One Review of Mets Starting Pitching and Bullpen

An article by posted on April 10, 2016 0 Comments
Week One Review of Mets Starting Pitching and Bullpen

A review of the latest turn through the Mets’ starting rotation: Name Innings Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Matt Harvey (0-1) 5.2 8 4(3) 2 2 4.76 1.765 Noah Syndergaard (1-0) 6.0 3 0 9 1 0.00 .667 Jacob deGrom (1-0) 6.0 5 1(1) 6 0 1.50 .833 Bartolo Colon […]

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Do The Mets Have All The Pieces To Win It All?

An article by posted on April 9, 2016 0 Comments
Do The Mets Have All The Pieces To Win It All?

Before the season started I asked some of my co-writers to give me their thoughts on the team. Mostly, I wanted to know how they viewed the offseason and if we have all the pieces to win win the NL East and hopefully bring home a World Series title. Here’s what they had to say… Tommy […]

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The Z Files: How Jacob deGrom’s Lat Injury Affected His Start Against Phillies

An article by posted on April 9, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files:  How Jacob deGrom’s Lat Injury Affected His Start Against Phillies

The New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday with four runs in the seventh, a preview of what’s to come this season against the Phillies deplorable bullpen.  Good teams score but great teams score late (see last two World Series Champions). Two quick points from last night’s victory: Jacob deGrom (W, 1-0) […]

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