Tag: bullpen

Five Things We Learned From Terry Collins Friday

An article by posted on February 17, 2017 0 Comments
Five Things We Learned From Terry Collins Friday

1. Zack Wheeler played catch on Friday and felt fine. He will throw a bullpen session soon, possibly on Sunday. On Wednesday, it was reported that Wheeler felt “tenderness” in his right elbow after his most recent bullpen. I think it’s safe to say that there was some overreaction to the tenderness news from Wheeler. […]

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Terry Collins Names Candidates For Final Two Bullpen Spots

An article by posted on February 16, 2017 0 Comments
Terry Collins Names Candidates For Final Two Bullpen Spots

In a report by Mike Puma of the New York Post, Terry Collins said that Addison Reed, Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas are all locked into bullpen spots (Collins seems to be presuming a Jeurys Familia suspension) to begin the season and mentioned the following pitchers as candidates for the final two spots: […]

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Zack Wheeler Plays Catch, Aiming For Weekend Bullpen

An article by posted on February 16, 2017 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Plays Catch, Aiming For Weekend Bullpen

Zack Wheeler played catch today for about 10 minutes with New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen with no ill effects. This coming the day after it was reported that he felt some “tenderness” in his right elbow after a recent bullpen session. Wheeler was scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Friday in Port […]

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Is Zack Wheeler’s Future In The Bullpen?

An article by posted on February 15, 2017 0 Comments
Is Zack Wheeler’s Future In The Bullpen?

During Terry Collins‘ first Spring Training press conference, he overtly stated that Zack Wheeler is a starting pitcher. With the Mets publicly considering using Wheeler in the bullpen, at least to start the season, Collins’ statements reminded me of how Bobby Valentine once held a similar opinion about Jason Isringhausen. Back in 1999, the Mets were […]

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Blevins ‘Happy And Excited To Be Back’ In New York

An article by posted on February 13, 2017 0 Comments
Blevins ‘Happy And Excited To Be Back’ In New York

Speaking with Matt Ehalt of northjersey.com, Jerry Blevins voiced his pleasure in returning to the Mets. He joked that reporters weren’t the only ones bugging him about where he was signing this offseason, but family members and friends were doing it too. “They were like, ‘Where are you going? I know you know. What’s the inside […]

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One Prediction For Each MLB Team: NL West

An article by posted on February 8, 2017 0 Comments
One Prediction For Each MLB Team: NL West

Baseball fans love predictions. They look at ZiPS, Fangraphs, and all kinds of sources to see what people are predicting about the upcoming season. While most of these predictions are based on mathematical algorithms, few are based on good old fashioned gut feelings. Of course, there needs to be a mix of statistics and actually […]

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Wheeler Feels 100%, Could Throw In Pen To Limit Innings

An article by posted on February 2, 2017 0 Comments
Wheeler Feels 100%, Could Throw In Pen To Limit Innings

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler was a guest on MLB Network radio earlier today and said that he hadn’t felt 100% healthy until right now. Wheeler, 26, hasn’t pitched for the Mets in a major league game since 2014, lasting only one inning in a rehab start last season for St. Lucie. In two seasons […]

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Mets Willing To Do Two Years For Blevins

An article by posted on January 29, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Do Two Years For Blevins

According to MLB Insider Andy Martino on Twitter, the Mets are comfortable with giving free agent LHP Jerry Blevins a two-year deal. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays are also said to have interest in the reliever, whose price tag is something along the lines of two-years and $12 million overall. As well […]

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Ignore The Noise, The Mets Are Going To Be Just Fine

An article by posted on January 29, 2017 0 Comments
Ignore The Noise, The Mets Are Going To Be Just Fine

Good Morning to all of you. As I sit here enjoying a fresh brewed cup of coffee I can’t believe that in 14 days and most likely less than that, pitchers and catchers will start reporting to Mets camp at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie and a new season will suddenly be upon us. […]

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Mets Look to Trust Righty Relievers in Pen

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Look to Trust Righty Relievers in Pen

The New York Mets have one glaring hole on their roster with just about three weeks left til pitchers and catchers report for spring training. The bullpen continues to be the target of much talk surrounding this team as they have yet to sign or trade for any notable major league reliever. Names continue to […]

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