Tag: closer

Doc Gives Them A Dose Of Reality

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Doc Gives Them A Dose Of Reality

Doc Gooden was a guest on the Boomer and Carton show last week. Like most Met fans, Gooden is hyped over all the young pitching in the Mets system believing the Citi Field boys are a lot closer to relevancy than most people give them credit. But, Gooden was incredulous over management’s recent chatter that […]

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Mejia Becomes Youngest Mets Pitcher To Save 25 Games

An article by posted on September 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Becomes Youngest Mets Pitcher To Save 25 Games

One day after he loaded the bases and was pulled from a save opportunity with one out, Jenrry Mejia rebounded on Wednesday night with a perfect ninth inning to preserve the Mets’ 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Mejia fielded a comebacker and flipped it to Lucas Duda at first base for the final out and […]

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Why Jenrry Mejia Should Be The 2015 Opening Day Closer

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Why Jenrry Mejia Should Be The 2015 Opening Day Closer

The Mets are in an enviable position. While teams throughout the league will struggle to throw darts at a moving vehicle, the Mets will be safe and secure with their bullpen. The most up and down position in baseball, there’s never a guarantee about anything when it comes to relief pitchers. What the Mets know […]

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Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

Will the Mets still be with 28 in 2015? Now that we’ve “officially” moved into the 2015 audition portion of this season (a circumstance apparently triggered by the loss of single game-the rubber match of this past week’s series vs. the Nationals), Mets management has vowed to take an extended look at certain candidates for […]

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Trade Deadline Wrap-up: Mets Stand Pat, Sandy Speaks, 37 Players Switched Uniforms

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Trade Deadline Wrap-up: Mets Stand Pat, Sandy Speaks, 37 Players Switched Uniforms

Sandy Alderson  addressed the Mets’ lack of activity at the trade deadline with beat writers after the deadline passed. The Mets’ GM said he did have conversations about “significant” players in both a “buyers and sellers” sense. The bottom line for Alderson is that he was not ready to subtract players from the active MLB roster, […]

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Murphy’s Status is a Harbinger of Things to Come

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy’s Status is a Harbinger of Things to Come

The next few weeks leading up to the July 31st trade deadline will be quite telling about the future direction of the Mets and how they see themselves in 2015 and beyond. Most importantly, will Daniel Murphy stay or will he go? I still stand by my earlier statement that the team isn’t as bad as […]

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Jacob deGrom Once Again Seeking First Victory

An article by posted on June 21, 2014 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Once Again Seeking First Victory

Jacob deGrom will be taking the mound on Saturday in Miami against the Marlins for his eighth major league start, with the hopes that he will finally win that elusive first victory on the season. DeGrom (0-4, 4.39), has been victimized by a lack of run support from the Mets and over his last three starts […]

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MMO Exclusive: Chasen Bradford Earns His Way To Vegas

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Chasen Bradford Earns His Way To Vegas

Chase Bradford had a great opportunity ripped from his finger tips when he suffered an oblique injury during his first big league camp, and as a result he was kept out of the Mets 2014 spring games. I recently spoke with Bradford and even though the injury was not expected, he took it all in […]

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Being ‘Young And A Met’ Doesn’t Mean What It Once Did

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Being ‘Young And A Met’ Doesn’t Mean What It Once Did

In a world where dominance on the pitching mound is King, one man is the last one standing. The closer. Or maybe not the closer, but a relief “ace.” The guy who inherits a game-turning moment. The bases jammed with bad guys just itching to score and he calmly saves the day by freezing them […]

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A Revolutionary Bullpen Model

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
A Revolutionary Bullpen Model

syn-er-gy n. The increased effectiveness that occurs when two or more people or elements in a system produce and effort different from or greater than the sum of the individual effects. * * * * * * * * The most recent turn of events in a topsy-turvy New York Met baseball season has infused […]

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