Tag: bullpen

Market For LHP Antonio Bastardo “Heating Up”

An article by posted on January 20, 2016 0 Comments
Market For LHP Antonio Bastardo “Heating Up”

According to Robert Murray of Baseball Essential, the market for top remaining relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo is “heating up,” and four teams are rumored to be interested, including the Blue Jays, Orioles, Dodgers and Mets. The Cubs also met with Bastardo’s agents during the Winter Meetings, but it is unclear whether they are still considering […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A Case For Noah Syndergaard In The Bullpen

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A Case For Noah Syndergaard In The Bullpen

It was game five of the 2015 NLDS and the improbable Mets had gone toe to toe with the favored Dodgers in the shadows of LA. And the all-star Jacob deGrom had once again gone round for round with the game’s best, Clayton Kershaw. And deGrom was winning on the cards while the Mets garnered […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Antonio Bastardo, LHP

An article by posted on November 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Antonio Bastardo, LHP

Antonio Bastardo Position: Relief Pitcher Bats: Right — Throws: Left Born: September 21st, 1985 (Age 30) The Mets need a lefty in the bullpen, that much is certain. Sure they have other needs as well, but with top left-handed sluggers like Freddie Freeman and Bryce Harper in our division, being able to get dangerous hitters […]

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DiComo: Montero Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
DiComo: Montero Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training

Mets beat writer Anthony DiComo of MLB.com answered a bunch of questions in his Mailbag this week and included an update on Rafael Montero. What is Rafael Montero‘s injury status? This was a lost season for a pitcher who ranked higher than Jacob deGrom on the Mets’ depth chart as recently as 18 months ago. […]

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Despite Familia’s Blown Save, Mets Got Some Clutch Relief From Bullpen

An article by posted on October 28, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Familia’s Blown Save, Mets Got Some Clutch Relief From Bullpen

After Matt Harvey left at the end of the sixth inning the Mets bullpen was left with the task of enduring eight innings of relief work. Tied at 3-3, Addison Reed entered first delivering a quick inning and retiring the Royals in order. In the top of the 8th, the Mets took the lead and had […]

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Media Day: Collins Said Nothing New, But Yost Had Plenty To Say About Mets

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Media Day: Collins Said Nothing New, But Yost Had Plenty To Say About Mets

Hi everyone… I was going to transcribe what Terry Collins had to say to reporters during Media Day at Kauffman Stadium, and about a third of the way through I thought, “There’s nothing new here. Nothing interesting at all. Nothing he hasn’t said a dozen times in the last five days.” Frustrated, I decided to […]

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Armed & Ready: Four Mets Relievers Combined For 3.1 Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Armed & Ready: Four Mets Relievers Combined For 3.1 Scoreless Innings

The Mets bullpen came up huge on Tuesday night, with four relievers combining for 3.1 innings of scoreless relief. “Our bullpen, we know what we’re capable of,” said Addison Reed, who pitched a perfect seventh. “We have all the confidence in the world in each other.” Aside from a brilliant start by Noah Syndergaard, and another […]

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Collins On Grandy’s Catch, Beating Arrieta, Syndergaard, Bullpen

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Collins On Grandy’s Catch, Beating Arrieta, Syndergaard, Bullpen

You’re heading to Chicago with a 2-0 series lead, what’s that say about your starters? “Well, we’ve pretty much haven’t hid the fact that we think we have pretty good pitching. They’re young, they’re inexperienced. They don’t have the credentials that Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke and Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta have, but they’re […]

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Granderson Continues To Make Things Happen For Mets

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Continues To Make Things Happen For Mets

Curtis Granderson continued his strong postseason play in Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday night, going 1-for-3 with an RBI single and a key sacrifice fly to score Juan Lagares late in the game as the Mets won 4-2 and took a 1-0 lead over the Cubs in the championship series. He told reporters after […]

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Bartolo Colon: Mets’ Best Reliever Not Named Familia

An article by posted on October 15, 2015 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon: Mets’ Best Reliever Not Named Familia

I loved this characterization Mike Puma of the New York Post made about Bartolo Colon last night. “The 42-year-old right-hander quickly has become the Mets’ most reliable reliever not named Jeurys Familia this postseason.” One highlight that went overlooked during the loss to the Dodgers on Tuesday night, was that Colon needed just 26 pitches to […]

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