Tag: bullpen

MMO Exclusive: Interview with Mets Pitcher Dillon Gee

An article by posted on August 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Interview with Mets Pitcher Dillon Gee

A couple weeks ago, I reached out to Mets pitcher Dillon Gee for an interview, and Dillon was kind enough to let me do an online Q&A with him. Gee had the 7th-lowest ERA in baseball from the end of May 2013 to the time at which he was placed on the DL in May 2014. […]

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Collins Likely To Return As Mets Manager In 2015

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Likely To Return As Mets Manager In 2015

Terry Collins will return to manage the Mets in 2015 as long as the team don’t completely fall apart before the end of the season, a source familiar with the situation told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports adds that if the Mets go into the 2015 season with a manager on the […]

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Mets Youth Movement Had Some Shining Moments Despite Loss

An article by posted on August 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Youth Movement Had Some Shining Moments Despite Loss

Sunday’s loss to the Phillies featured a ton of down moments for the Mets. Luckily, many of the young talents on the team showcased their promise and skills. Zack Wheeler started for the Mets, going 6.0 innings, giving up three runs and striking out five. It wasn’t his best start of the season but it […]

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Harvey Will Not Pitch In The Majors This Season

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Harvey Will Not Pitch In The Majors This Season

There he was – big as life – Matt Harvey was pitching off a mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John Surgery ten months ago. Harvey tossed 15 pitches from the bullpen mound and said he was feeling good and still pain-free. “It was awesome,” he said. “It was definitely a big success. It […]

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Mets Have Reached Critical Mass

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have Reached Critical Mass

When Matt Harvey was diagnosed with his UCL tear my initial reaction was the sad resignation to an even longer wait for relevance. I wondered, with all our pitching depth, whether any rotation could absorb the loss of Harvey. Oddly enough, the Mets as currently constituted are in perhaps one of the best positions in […]

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Mets Designate Buddy Carlyle, Will Activate Jon Niese On Monday

An article by posted on July 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Designate Buddy Carlyle, Will Activate Jon Niese On Monday

Before Sunday’s finale against the Padres, the Mets announced that left-hander Jon Niese will return from the disabled list to start Monday’s series opener in Seattle. The news meant that right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka would officially return to the bullpen after six weeks in the starting rotation. “I don’t have a crystal ball to tell you […]

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DeGrom Will Remain In The Rotation

An article by posted on July 13, 2014 0 Comments
DeGrom Will Remain In The Rotation

Right-hander Jacob deGrom will not be heading to the bullpen after the All star break as manager Terry Collins suggested on Saturday. “We’re not going to take Jacob deGrom out of the rotation,” Collins said after the game on Sunday. “I say that now, but we might look up in a month where he is […]

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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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Fishing For Hope In A Resurgent Bullpen

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Fishing For Hope In A Resurgent Bullpen

I was fishing up in northern MN a few years back and I caught a big large mouth bass along with a number of other keepers. It was a good 22 inches and four pounds. I had the damned thing on a stringer. I’d never worked with a stringer, always used a bucket catching porgies […]

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With Gee Inching Closer, Who Loses Their Spot?

An article by posted on June 22, 2014 0 Comments
With Gee Inching Closer, Who Loses Their Spot?

ESPN’s Joe Kaiser posed this question earlier today, and it’s an interesting one: Whose spot will Dillon Gee take in the Mets rotation? It appears that the two most obvious candidates are Jacob deGrom and Daisuke Matsuzaka. deGrom, one of the Mets top pitching prospects, was promoted from Las Vegas in mid-May, has yet to […]

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