Tag: bullpen

How Should the Mets Handle Matt Harvey’s Return?

An article by posted on July 26, 2014 0 Comments
How Should the Mets Handle Matt Harvey’s Return?

Mets fans can dream about next year’s starting rotation, which will presumably include Matt Harvey, Jonathon Niese, Dillon Gee, Zack Wheeler, and Jacob deGrom. All of them will be 28 or younger when the season begins and all could be well above average next season. There is no doubt that when Matt Harvey is healthy, […]

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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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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 8:10 PM

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 8:10 PM

The Mets begin a three game series in St. Louis as they take on the Cardinals at Busch Stadium beginning at 8:10 PM. Jacob deGrom (0-3, 3.44) will start in the opener for the Mets and he’ll be opposed by righthander Carlos Martinez (0-3, 4.67) for the Cardinals. Adam Wainwright was the original scheduled starter for the Cards, […]

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Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York speculates that righthanded reliever Ryan Reid could be an option when the Mets look to add a fresh arm to their fatigued bullpen on Monday when they begin a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets bullpen was leaned on for eight innings of relief on Sunday […]

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MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on June 13, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 7:10 PM

After dropping the series to the Milwaukee Brewers, the Mets are looking to get back on track against the San Diego Padres.  The three-game series is scheduled to being on Friday night at Citi Field.  Weather permitting, the first pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. Bartolo Colon (5-5, 4.31) looks to win his fourth game […]

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Gee Had His Bullpen Cancelled, Could Be Out Longer Than Initially Expected

An article by posted on May 25, 2014 0 Comments
Gee Had His Bullpen Cancelled, Could Be Out Longer Than Initially Expected

Sandy Alderson announced on Sunday that Dillon Gee was uncomfortable before throwing his scheduled bullpen this afternoon, and that the team decided to “back off” and cancel it. The Mets GM gave no further specifics other than to say that his expected return on June 5th now looks unrealistic. Initially, Gee was expected to miss […]

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