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Week 6 Mets Pitching Review: The Pride Of Stony Brook

An article by posted on May 8, 2016 0 Comments
Week 6 Mets Pitching Review: The Pride Of Stony Brook

A review of the latest turn through the Mets’ starting rotation: Name Innings Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Quality Start? (Starts/QS) Matt Harvey (2-4) 5.2 8 3(3) 4 2 4.76 1.56 No (6/1) Steven Matz (4-1) 7.2 2 0(0) 8 0 2.83 1.19 Yes (5/4) Jacob deGrom (3-1) 5.0 8 […]

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The Z Files: 5 Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Loss to Padres

An article by posted on May 6, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: 5 Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Loss to Padres

San Diego Padres starter Colin Rea took a no-hitter against the New York Mets into the seventh with two outs until Yoenis Cespedes hit a single opposite the defensive shift.  The Mets hit two home runs in the ninth inning but fell short, losing 5-3. Here are five takeaways from last night’s loss. 1.  Mets […]

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Do The Mets Have a Catching Problem?

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
Do The Mets Have a Catching Problem?

Is this situation from 2015 or 2016?  Travis d’Arnaud suffers an injury that is going to keep him on the DL for an extended period of time. The Mets then turn to Kevin Plawecki, who just doesn’t hit. It’s like Groundhog Day except no one is laughing. When d’Arnaud is on the field, he’s a terrific catcher. […]

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The Z Files: How Steven Matz Dominated the Atlanta Braves

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: How Steven Matz Dominated the Atlanta Braves

The New York Mets made a cool, rainy day look beautiful, hitting four home runs en route to a 8-0 shellacking of the last place Atlanta Braves.  The Mets hit more home runs during this series than the Braves have all season. Steven Matz fell short of his first complete game shutout, dominating Braves hitters […]

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Is Lucas Duda Really Inconsistent?

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda Really Inconsistent?

It’s a common complaint in the Mets blogosphere: “Lucas Duda is good, but he’s too inconsistent.” But is it really true? For this little experiment, we’ll define consistency as the how reliable a player is at producing an OPS close to their average. Inconsistent players will be those who have great highs and terrible lows […]

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Boras Chimes In On Harvey’s Struggles

An article by posted on May 4, 2016 0 Comments
Boras Chimes In On Harvey’s Struggles

Another start, and still fans and media alike are startled by the lack of progress Matt Harvey is making in his starts in 2016. Harvey has been the tale of two pitchers so far this season, as his stats in innings 1-3 stand at a 2.00 ERA, 17 strikeouts, two walks, and holding opponents to […]

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The Z Files: A Closer Look At Matt Harvey’s Loss To Braves

An article by posted on May 4, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: A Closer Look At Matt Harvey’s Loss To Braves

The New York Mets hitters amassed only a single hit in their 3-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves.  As noted below, there is little to worry about with the Mets batting lineup but the same cannot be said for Matt Harvey. Matt Harvey (L, 2-4) 3 R, 8 H, 4 SO, 2 BB There were […]

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Jerry Blevins Proving To Be A Big Part Of Mets Pen

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Jerry Blevins Proving To Be A Big Part Of Mets Pen

The New York Mets completed one of their best April’s in team history, going 15-7 for a .682 winning percentage. As Adam Rubin noted, the Mets twice had more wins in April in 2006 (16-8) and 2002 (16-10) but those were in more games played. A number of factors led to such an impressive month, […]

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Bartolo Colon Pulls Off A Milestone On Monday

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Pulls Off A Milestone On Monday

USA Today Sports/Photo by Anthony Gruppuso With the scent of Sunday’s winning streak coming to an end still fresh in the Citi Field air, Mets elder statesman Bartolo Colon reached into his bag of tricks to pull off a milestone on Monday. Pitching 8 innings of shutout ball, Colon captured his 220th career victory surpassing […]

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Sandy Alderson Dials Up Winning Code in Offseason (643) (463)

An article by posted on May 2, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Dials Up Winning Code in Offseason (643) (463)

The lead had dwindled to one. Closer Jeurys Familia yielded a leadoff single to the pesky Denard Span and was staring at the stern, focused face of former Met Angel Pagan. The speedy Pagan has flourished since his departure from Flushing for two forgettable experiments in Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez, netting a World Series […]

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