Tag: Bobby Parnell

Revamped Mets Bullpen Could Surprise In 2013

An article by posted on February 12, 2013 0 Comments
Revamped Mets Bullpen Could Surprise In 2013

Opportunity cost is an economic term that means the highest valued alternative foregone to pursue an activity. It’s like if you worked at a bakery baking cakes and pies. Your shift is five hours long. In one hour, you’re able to bake one cake or two pies. If you spent zero hours on cakes and […]

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Mets Entertaining A K-Rod Reunion

An article by posted on February 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Entertaining A K-Rod Reunion

Adding to my post from this afternoon, they Mets have entertained a reunion with former closer Francisco Rodriguez, a source told Marc Carig of Newsday. K-Rod along with Jose Valverde are among a group of former closers who could bolster the team’s bullpen depth, writes Carig. Speaking generally, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said he will likely add […]

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From Left Field: Can The Strategy In The Bullpen Work?

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
From Left Field: Can The Strategy In The Bullpen Work?

The Mets seem to be rolling the dice when it comes to bringing in veterans on minor-league deals to compete for spots in the bullpen. The team will likely head north in about two months with seven relievers, but spring training will decide who those lucky seven are. LaTroy Hawkins and Scott Atchison were recently […]

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Analyzing The 2012 Mets Pitching Staff Using The Factor12 Rating

An article by posted on October 22, 2012 0 Comments
Analyzing The 2012 Mets Pitching Staff Using The Factor12 Rating

  For the most part, Mets fans were pleasantly surprised with the production of the Mets pitching staff in 2012. The bullpen kept us on the edge of  our seats the majority of the season, but the starters were one of the bright spots for the Mets. None shone brighter than the ace of the […]

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Niese Great In Mets 2-1 Win Against Giants

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Niese Great In Mets 2-1 Win Against Giants

Jonathon Niese had a great outing and Ruben Tejada notched his first homer of the season Game Recap Jonathon Niese struggled in the first inning, but after that seemed to get his bearings and really settled into a groove. Niese would wind up going seven innings, allowing one run on three hits, walking two and […]

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Gee Pitches Gem, Long Ball Carries Mets To 3-1 Win Against Cubs

An article by posted on July 7, 2012 0 Comments
Gee Pitches Gem, Long Ball Carries Mets To 3-1 Win Against Cubs

Dillon Gee had an excellent outing today, and Ike Davis and Jordany Valdespin continued on their hot streaks as the Mets won 3-1 against the Cubs. Game Recap Dillon Gee had his longest and most effective outing of the season, going eight innings allowing one run on seven hits while striking out four. Gee had […]

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Ranking The Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on June 27, 2012 0 Comments
Ranking The Mets Bullpen

No, this isn’t another post telling you that the Mets have the worst bullpen in baseball, No need to rehash all that again and again. Instead lets talk about solutions. Yesterday we read that Padres closer Huston Street will be one of the players expected to be on the market as the trade deadline nears. […]

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MMO Roundtable: The Bobby Parnell Conundrum

An article by posted on June 12, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: The Bobby Parnell Conundrum

Bobby Parnell is an enigma… He’s got the one thing you crave in closer a rocket for an arm. Consistently checking in at 99 mph and frequently topping 100, you would think the Mets had themselves someone they could rely on to step into the eighth or ninth innings to finish off the opposition and […]

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Bullpen Wastes A Solid Effort From Gee In 10-6 Loss To Phillies

An article by posted on May 31, 2012 0 Comments
Bullpen Wastes A Solid Effort From Gee In 10-6 Loss To Phillies

Dillon Gee went pitch for pitch with Cliff Lee, but the bullpen imploded as the Mets lost 10-6. Game Recaps  Dillon Gee had a good outing on the day, scattering six hits while giving up two runs, walking one and striking out five. Gee had good control on the day, and the only two hits […]

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The Upside Of Downside…

An article by posted on May 28, 2012 0 Comments
The Upside Of Downside…

The 2012 New York Mets season has already seen its share of injuries, tough luck losses  and just outright poor, frustrating play. However, the positives in defeat, losses and watching players fail is you can determine what are your weaknesses as a team, and how can it be improved. So far, some hitting flaws have […]

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