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

An article by posted on 28/10/2015 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 26/10/2015 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 19/10/2015 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 19/10/2015 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 18/10/2015 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 15/10/2015 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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5 Things We Learned From Terry Collins Today

An article by posted on 04/10/2015 0 Comments
5 Things We Learned From Terry Collins Today

The dust has settled, and the New York Mets are in the playoffs and will face the Los Angeles Dodgers sans home-field advantage beginning Friday, October 9. With the postseason beginning next week, Terry Collins addressed a number of topics regarding the NLDS at his final regular season post-game press conference. Here are some of […]

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Mets Postseason Roster Projection 2.0

An article by posted on 28/09/2015 0 Comments
Mets Postseason Roster Projection 2.0

So with the news that Juan Uribe could miss the National League Divisional Series with his chest injury, and reading the tea leaves on comments made by Terry Collins regarding Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz and Bartolo Colon, I wanted to post an updated version of my projected postseason roster. Catchers (2) Travis d’Arnaud Kevin Plawecki […]

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Niese Heading To Bullpen As Mets Look To Finalize Postseason Rotation

An article by posted on 28/09/2015 0 Comments
Niese Heading To Bullpen As Mets Look To Finalize Postseason Rotation

As the New York Mets contemplate their pitching staff for the NLDS, it looks like lefty starter Jon Niese will be headed to the bullpen for the final week of the regular season as he showcases his ability for a spot on that postseason roster. Manager Terry Collins told reporters on Sunday, that Niese approached […]

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Bullpen Rebounds As Mets Shrink Magic Number To 7

An article by posted on 22/09/2015 0 Comments
Bullpen Rebounds As Mets Shrink Magic Number To 7

The Mets bullpen pitched three scoreless innings last night to preserve a 4-0 win over the Atlanta Braves in the first of three games at Citi Field. Mets starter Jon Niese pitched an outstanding game, going six innings while giving up just three hits and no runs. But just as impressive were Addison Reed, Tyler Clippard, […]

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