Tag: bullpen

MLB Scout Says If Mets Are Serious About Competing In 2014, They Won’t Trade Parnell

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Scout Says If Mets Are Serious About Competing In 2014, They Won’t Trade Parnell

As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported yesterday from a team source, Bill Madden of the Daily News, confirms that the Mets may not be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. The article also quotes a major league scout who hypothesizes that the Mets could be tempted to deal Bobby Parnell to the […]

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Wheeler Frustrated After Throwing Bullpen Session

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Frustrated After Throwing Bullpen Session

The Star-Ledger reported that Zack Wheeler has been working on some mechanical adjustments and that the Mets are trying to address a couple of issues. Wheeler reportedly had a bad bullpen session on Wednesday prompting him to react angrily afterward. “Any pitcher who doesn’t throw a good side isn’t happy about it,” Wheeler said. ”It feels […]

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Mets Designate Brandon Lyon, Recall Greg Burke

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Designate Brandon Lyon, Recall Greg Burke

The Mets have designated reliever Brandon Lyon for assignment. Sidearm reliever Greg Burke is due to rejoin the Mets on Friday in Milwaukee to replace Lyon’s spot on the active roster. Lyon had a 4.98 ERA in 34.1 innings pitched for the Mets this season and has allowed ten earned runs in his last eight appearances. He […]

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Hefner Credits Pitching Coach For Improved Performance

An article by posted on July 3, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner Credits Pitching Coach For Improved Performance

After last night’s game, Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal tweeted that he thought Jeremy Hefner was probably the second best pitcher in the Mets rotation. Ummm… I agree… I wanted to update this post with something Hefner said after last night’s sterling performance. Asked about the many wins he was denied because of […]

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Days Like These

An article by posted on July 1, 2013 0 Comments
Days Like These

When the day arrives, and it’s clear Zack Wheeler has “figured it out,” this will be the day he will appreciate most. New York Mets fans will prefer to reflect on Wheeler’s first MLB start, six shutout innings vs. Atlanta, but Sunday will be one of those starts that will educate the Mets rookie most […]

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No. 33 Keeping Hope Alive In Flushing, Queens

An article by posted on June 29, 2013 0 Comments
No. 33 Keeping Hope Alive In Flushing, Queens

There really is something special about going to Citi Field on a day when Matt Harvey pitches. If the Mets are in the midst of yet another miserable season, you’d never know it. Walking into Friday’s game, the excitement and buzz over the main attraction was truly overwhelming. Families and friends all bustled towards the […]

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Mateo Had Tommy John Surgery This Week

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Mateo Had Tommy John Surgery This Week

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, Mets prospect Luis Mateo had Tommy John Surgery this week after making just four appearances this season. This feels like it’s coming out of left field…It’s not as surprising as I make it seem because injury experts were actually expecting him to have TJ surgery at the time […]

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Dillon Gee Has Pitched Himself Back Into The Rotation, But So Has Hefner

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Has Pitched Himself Back Into The Rotation, But So Has Hefner

“I know Dillon Gee, if we bring anybody up that’s going to be a starting pitcher, and we have to take somebody out of the rotation and maybe move them to the bullpen, he would be that guy, because I know he can pitch out of the bullpen.” That is what Terry Collins had to […]

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Mets By The Numbers: Comparing The Seasons Of Gee And Hefner

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets By The Numbers: Comparing The Seasons Of Gee And Hefner

With Zack Wheeler’s arrival Tuesday, the Mets will spend some time utilizing a six-man rotation designed to afford Dillon Gee and Jon Niese a little extra rest to straighten out some tendinitis issues. That won’t last forever, however, and at some point, either Gee, Jeremy Hefner or Shaun Marcum will head to the bullpen. It’ll be […]

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Mets Have A Decision To Make Between Hefner and Gee

An article by posted on June 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have A Decision To Make Between Hefner and Gee

The Mets always seem to be very indecisive these days. They waited too long to fix the outfield and nobody currently on the team is even assured of a starting role in 2014. The Ike Davis saga lasted about a month and a half too long and the team paid the price with a dead […]

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