Tag: bullpen

Mets Interested In Chad Gaudin?

An article by posted on March 26, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, the New York Yankees released RHP Chad Gaudin, making him a free agent. Last season Gaudin appeared in 31 games, starting 25 of them and allowing 146 hits and 76 walks in 147 innings. His ERA was 4.64 last season and he has a career 1.53 WHIP. The Yankees will owe 27-year-old Gaudin 25 percent […]

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Can Pedro Feliciano Be The Mets Setup Man?

An article by posted on March 25, 2010 0 Comments

Considering he’s relied upon so heavily in the Mets’ bullpen, Pedro Feliciano was given a nice little break recently. Now, with about a week and a half remaining in Spring Training, he’ll be used rather steadily as he aims to prepare himself for what will probably be another 80-appearance season in relief for the Amazin’s. […]

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Jenrry Mejia Passes Latest Test, Looks Like He’s In

An article by posted on March 24, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday was a big day for 20-year old RHP Jenrry Mejia as he continues to move closer toward locking up a spot in the 2010 Mets bullpen. He passed his test of working on back-to-back days with flying colors. The young phenom pitched a perfect inning of relief in the Mets’ 7-6 exhibition victory over the Braves, […]

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Mejia Takes A Walk On The Wild Side

An article by posted on March 20, 2010 0 Comments

By now you all know my stance on simply handing 20-year old Mejia a bullpen spot, especially when it means passing on one of Hisanori Takahashi, Kiko Calero, Nelson Figueroa or even Fernando Nieve who are all performing better than him. I won’t bore you with my theories on how this same experiment didn’t work for Bobby Parnell […]

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Parnell and Green Could Be Out, Beimel Still In Picture

An article by posted on March 19, 2010 0 Comments

In a new post to his blog, Adam Rubin of the Daily News, analyzes the Mets spring training battles and speculates on the potential Opening Day roster. Regarding the rotation, Adam believes that Jon Niese is still the front-runner to be the team’s fifth starter and writes, The smart money still has Jon Niese claiming the final slot in the rotation […]

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Is our bullpen going to be any good?

An article by posted on March 17, 2010 0 Comments

We all know the Mets added a power bat in Jason Bay, are still dealing with injuries/medical issues to key players like Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran, and have huge holes in the starting rotation.  But I haven’t heard as much talk about the bullpen.  A year ago, almost to the day, I wrote a […]

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The Time For Short-Sightedness Must Come To An End

An article by posted on March 11, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin, of the Daily News, Jerry Manuel  does in fact intend to use Jenrry Mejia in short relief appearances. First, Mr. Rubin’s quote, than my outrage. Look for Manuel to get his way with Jenrry Mejia, at least as far as working the 20-year-old righthander as a reliever from this point forward […]

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K-Rod Feeling Better, Returns To Spring Training

An article by posted on March 9, 2010 0 Comments

According to Yahoo! Sports, All-Star closer Francisco Rodriguez returned to New York Mets camp on Monday after being hampered by conjunctivitis for more than two weeks. He also threw a very successful bullpen session this morning at Port St. Lucie. Rodriguez had been told to stay away from the team until the pink eye cleared, […]

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Morning Grind: Another Rumor, Competition Is Good, Carter Not So Much

An article by posted on March 9, 2010 0 Comments

Okay so it’s almost afternoon, but Afternoon Grind doesn’t have that same ring to it… Making The Grade According to Adam Rubin, Bobby Parnell and/or Sean Green could be in at least a little trouble in making the club. Or at least in a competition. If Jenrry Mejia and/or Hisanori Takahashi sneaks into the bullpen, […]

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Bringing Mejia North Would Be A Huge Mistake

An article by posted on March 6, 2010 0 Comments

Jenrry Mejia has been very impressive so far this spring. The twenty year old phenom threw 2 and 1/3 perfect innings for the Mets on Friday in their 4-3 loss to the Marlins. Mejia showed dominating stuff while striking out four. Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that Jerry Manuel said the following […]

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