Tag: Arizona Diamondbacks

Valverde Out As Closer, Farnsworth To Takeover Saves Role

An article by posted on April 20, 2014 0 Comments
Valverde Out As Closer, Farnsworth To Takeover Saves Role

10:15 AM Update: Kyle Farnsworth has been named the new Mets closer by Terry Collins. Valverde will not be used in any critical situations for now. The 38 year old has closed on two previous occasions in his 16 year major league career which includes 54 saves and 43 blown saves. Farnsworth last officially closed […]

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Mejia Will Throw A Bullpen Today To Determine If He Makes Next Start

An article by posted on April 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Will Throw A Bullpen Today To Determine If He Makes Next Start

April 18 Today is a big day for Jenrry Mejia who is slated to throw a bullpen session this morning to see whether the broken blister on his right middle finger will be a factor. After his bullpen, Terry Collins said that he will make a determination as to whether the 24-year old righty will be […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Diamondbacks 2

An article by posted on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Diamondbacks 2

Recker Comes Through Again  The Mets completed a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks after a 5-2 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Chase Field. With the win, the Mets complete a very successful 6-3 road trip. Dillon Gee, making his fourth start of the season, was perfect through 4.2 innings, retiring 14 batters in a row […]

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MLB Opening Series: Another Reason I am Glad to be a Mets Fan

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Opening Series: Another Reason I am Glad to be a Mets Fan

The 2014 MLB season opened on Friday with a matchup of the big dollar Los Angeles Dodgers vs. the upstart Arizona Diamondbacks. A division matchup. A big market team vs. an upstart rival with a payroll roughly half of its opponent. It seems this should be a game for MLB to showcase. And it did….sort […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Bartolo Colon

Last night as I was getting comfortable on my couch, I was scanning the twitterverse and lo and behold what breaking news did I see but the unofficial announcement that the Mets had signed veteran starting pitcher, Bartolo Colon to a 2-year/$20 million dollar contract pending a physical. Obviously this set Mets Twitter on the […]

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Mets To Release Brandon Lyon

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets To Release Brandon Lyon

The New York Mets have requested to put right-handed reliever Brandon Lyon on unconditional release waivers. The team recently made the announcement through their official Twitter page stating, The #Mets asked for unconditional release waivers for RHP Brandon Lyon. — New York Mets (@Mets) July 9, 2013 If Lyon accepts, he will become a free […]

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Mets Designate Brandon Lyon, Recall Greg Burke

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Designate Brandon Lyon, Recall Greg Burke

The Mets have designated reliever Brandon Lyon for assignment. Sidearm reliever Greg Burke is due to rejoin the Mets on Friday in Milwaukee to replace Lyon’s spot on the active roster. Lyon had a 4.98 ERA in 34.1 innings pitched for the Mets this season and has allowed ten earned runs in his last eight appearances. He […]

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Matt Harvey: The Mets Have Their Ace

An article by posted on May 8, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Harvey: The Mets Have Their Ace

Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Mets had a top ten prospect named Zack Wheeler who was deemed the heir apparent to their oft-maligned rotation.  It had to be Wheeler, who would assume the role of staff ace.  Especially with the controversial trade of surprising knuckleballer, RA Dickey.  It seemed unanimous that […]

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Do The Mets Have What It Takes To Get Justin Upton?

An article by posted on November 15, 2012 0 Comments
Do The Mets Have What It Takes To Get Justin Upton?

In the wake of Tuesday’s blockbuster deal between the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays, I think it is only fair that the Mets make a blockbuster trade of their own. Justin Upton is still available, and despite the lack of rumors linking the Mets and D’backs in trade discussions, my hope is that GM Sandy Alderson […]

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If You (Re)Build It, Will We Come?

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
If You (Re)Build It, Will We Come?

As the Mets play out their fiftieth season they are paying tribute to their 1962 counterparts. That THUD you heard was our beloved Amazins’ falling into last place. Fifty years later…and some things remain the same. It’s been half a century since National League baseball returned to New York and it got me thinking. At the […]

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