Tag: 2014

Collins: All Of A Sudden, Wheeler Is A Different Animal Out There

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Collins: All Of A Sudden, Wheeler Is A Different Animal Out There

Last night during our game thread, I was taken aback when a reader commented during the second inning that the problem with Zack Wheeler was that he’s a thrower and not a pitcher. I jumped right in and said nothing could be more further from the truth and that Wheeler was mature beyond his years as […]

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Featured Post: Jacob deGrom Is The One You Keep

An article by posted on August 3, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Jacob deGrom Is The One You Keep

Incredible, amazing, spectacular… Those are the kind of words that get tossed around whenever Met fans talk about Jacob deGrom. The young and exciting righthander continues to build a case to be this year’s NL Rookie of the Year. DeGrom was unstoppable on Saturday night as he twirled 6.2 no-hit innings against the San Francisco […]

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Mets Minors Report: Montero and Bowman Toss Gems, Lawley Blasts 19th Homer

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: Montero and Bowman Toss Gems, Lawley Blasts 19th Homer

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 2, El Paso 0 Binghamton 9, Bowie 4 St. Lucie 4, Dunedin 3 Hickory 10, Savannah 1 Auburn 14, Brooklyn 3 Kingsport vs Elizabethton postponed due to rain. Prospect Pipeline Rafael Montero pitched a gem, holding El Paso scoreless for a season high 6.2 innings, allowing just three hits, two […]

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Lucas Duda: The Mets Most Pleasant Surprise in 2014

An article by posted on July 22, 2014 0 Comments
Lucas Duda:  The Mets Most Pleasant Surprise in 2014

Nobody wanted Ike Davis patrolling the first base bag at Citi Field this year more than me. In several posts over the off-season I outlined my arguments why I believed that if the Mets chose to go within the organization at first base it made baseball sense that Davis was their man. Recent history with […]

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Mets Haven’t Had Any Significant Trade Talks

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Haven’t Had Any Significant Trade Talks

Sandy Alderson shed some more light on the trade front before Friday night’s game in San Diego, telling beat writers that he has yet to have any significant talks with other GMs . “It’s hard to say exactly what will happen on the trade market,” the Mets GM said. “Honestly, I haven’t had a lot of […]

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Wheeler Shines In Mets Loss

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Shines In Mets Loss

There weren’t many positives to come out of the Mets 2-1 loss to the Pardes on Sunday, except for how Zack Wheeler shined. For the fourth straight game the right hander registered a quality start, throwing six strong innings, while only allowing one run. Unfortunately for Wheeler, he was subjected to another poor offensive performance by his teammates. Wheeler has […]

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Syndergaard Admits He’s Not Ready, Has Work To Do

An article by posted on July 19, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Admits He’s Not Ready, Has Work To Do

Noah Syndergaard admitted that he doesn’t deserve to pitch for the Mets right now and that it goes beyond his 5.74 ERA this season for Triple-A Las Vegas. In an interview with Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal, the young right-hander said he’s had to do a lot of growing up, believing he was […]

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David Wright Takes Night Shift As Barber

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Takes Night Shift As Barber

In an article on ESPN.com, Adam Rubin noted a funny incident that happened in the Mets clubhouse on Sunday. Apparently Jacob deGrom hit a ball while taking batting practice that just missed hitting David Wright who was stretching on the field. As payback, the Mets captain snuck up on deGrom with a pair of scissors and cut a lock […]

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Reynolds’ Stock On The Rise

An article by posted on July 12, 2014 0 Comments
Reynolds’ Stock On The Rise

Coming in to 2014 the average Mets fan probably wouldn’t have known who Matt Reynolds was. The former second-round pick of the Mets in the 2012 MLB Draft was coming off of a rough season in which he hit just .226 as a 22-year old in High-A St. Lucie. However 2014 has been a completely […]

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The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

An article by posted on July 11, 2014 0 Comments
The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

At 31 years old, Carlos Torres has established himself as the Mets most reliable workhorse out of the bullpen. Last night, Torres made his 42nd appearance of the season in the team’s 3-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves. He contributed one inning of scoreless relief, dropping his season’s ERA to 2.93. In the early stages […]

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