Tag: bullpen

Kevin Long, Front Office Might Not See Eye-To-Eye

An article by posted on October 24, 2014 0 Comments
Kevin Long, Front Office Might Not See Eye-To-Eye

Yesterday the Mets announced the hiring of Kevin Long as the new batting coach (or as they call it hitting instructor). This move makes sense for a number of reasons. On top of that list is the work he did with Curtis Granderson while they were both with the Yankees. You could argue that a […]

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Handicapping Trade Value and Odds Of Mets Pitchers

An article by posted on October 23, 2014 0 Comments
Handicapping Trade Value and Odds Of Mets Pitchers

To get something, you have to give something, but what the New York Mets don’t want to give up is their young pitching.  Understandable, but how long can they hold out? The Mets say they won’t deal Matt Harvey, but remember there is no such thing as an untouchable. What if some team, in the words […]

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Familia Replacing Mejia As The Mets Closer?

An article by posted on October 21, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Replacing Mejia As The Mets Closer?

Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com ponders if the Mets should just go with Jeurys Familia as the team’s closer next season. He argues that as as impressive as Jenrry Mejia was last season in his first stint as closer, Familia was far more consistent than him. “While Mejia’s saves could sometimes feel like he was walking […]

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Could Jay Bruce Be A Viable Trade Target?

An article by posted on October 17, 2014 0 Comments
Could Jay Bruce Be A Viable Trade Target?

The Cincinnati Reds were a very interesting team this year. Finishing with their worst record since 2008, the team failed to make the playoffs after reaching the dance in three of the last four seasons. Looking to rebound from a down year, you have to wonder if the Reds would consider shaking things up. It […]

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Poll: Would You Trade Jenrry Mejia?

An article by posted on October 2, 2014 0 Comments
Poll: Would You Trade Jenrry Mejia?

Jenrry Mejia is coming off his most successful major league season. After being bounced around between the bullpen and the rotation for several years, he finally settled in as the teams closer in 2014. He saved 28 games and struck out more than a batter per inning (9.4 K/9). There were certainly moments of weakness […]

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Biggest Takeaways From the 2014 Season

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Biggest Takeaways From the 2014 Season

With the Mets 8-3 win yesterday afternoon over the Astros, they closed out what was a rather hectic 2014 season, one filled with both surprises and disappointments, yet one that brought reasons to be optimistic for next season. They finished 79-83, solidly better than last year, but still leaving room to improve. Here are my […]

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Featured Post: Which Mets Won’t Be Back In 2015?

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Which Mets Won’t Be Back In 2015?

With just four days left to the regular season, it won’t be long until the Mets officially shift gears and go into 2015 mode. One area which Sandy Alderson won’t have to worry about this Winter is the bullpen, Thankfully, we won’t have to endure anymore botched bullpen revamps. And ironically, the bulk of the […]

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Can Dillon Gee Crack 2015 Mets Rotation?

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Can Dillon Gee Crack 2015 Mets Rotation?

As far as 2015 goes, it seems as if there’s really only one guy with a firm lock on his rotation spot. On opening day, barring any unforeseen circumstances, Matt Harvey will take the mound as the Mets ace. Beyond that, the rotation is as big a mystery as any. There are certain guys that […]

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Concerns Over Vic Black Arise In Loss To Nationals

An article by posted on September 14, 2014 0 Comments
Concerns Over Vic Black Arise In Loss To Nationals

Vic Black entered Saturday nights game as one of the brightest spots in a very bland season. Known for his blazing 95+ mile per hour fastballs, Black’s heat reached just 92.86 on average Saturday night according to FanGraphs. “Something didn’t feel right. It doesn’t hurt, it’s just like an ache and it feels weak, so […]

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Why Jenrry Mejia Should Be The 2015 Opening Day Closer

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Why Jenrry Mejia Should Be The 2015 Opening Day Closer

The Mets are in an enviable position. While teams throughout the league will struggle to throw darts at a moving vehicle, the Mets will be safe and secure with their bullpen. The most up and down position in baseball, there’s never a guarantee about anything when it comes to relief pitchers. What the Mets know […]

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