Tag: closer

Alderson Has Rekindled Talks With Brewers For Ramirez and Segura

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Has Rekindled Talks With Brewers For Ramirez and Segura

Just when I thought all the Aramis Ramirez talk had come to a merciful end, there’s this: The Mets and Brewers have recently had trade talks in which both third baseman Aramis Ramirez and shortstop Jean Segura were discussed, reports Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. Ramirez, 37, is owed roughly $7 million for the rest […]

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In-House Options Remain The Best Bet For Mets Offense

An article by posted on July 1, 2015 0 Comments
In-House Options Remain The Best Bet For Mets Offense

If you told most Mets’ fans during the long, cold, winter recess between October and the start of spring training that halfway through the upcoming season their team would sit within a few games of first place in the division, most would be thrilled. To have simply achieved a legitimate level of competitiveness following six […]

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Parnell Looked Rusty In His Return

An article by posted on June 14, 2015 0 Comments
Parnell Looked Rusty In His Return

Bobby Parnell made his first major league relief appearance in nearly two seasons on Saturday night, and after the game manager Terry Collins said his former closer looked “rusty.” “I’m glad he got it out of the way. Hopefully, he got his feet wet and we move forward with it, he gets a little more comfortable […]

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Laying Down The Law On Mets Prospects

An article by posted on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
Laying Down The Law On Mets Prospects

Here are some interesting comments and insights on a few of our top prospects from Keith Law’s weekly chat on ESPN.com. Kevin (NYC): Dominic Smith has been on fire recently at High-A St. Lucie after a rough start. What are your thoughts on him? Do you think the power will come? Obviously he is young for his […]

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Is Jeurys Familia The Mets MVP?

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
Is Jeurys Familia The Mets MVP?

Last night, Jeurys Familia showed why he’s the closer of the future for the Mets. He entered the game with one out in the eighth and finished off a five-out save. It marked Familia’s third straight outing of more than one inning and his fourth this season. Familia’s numbers this season are absolutely incredible. The […]

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Could Justin Upton, Martin Prado or Aroldis Chapman Work For Mets?

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
Could Justin Upton, Martin Prado or Aroldis Chapman Work For Mets?

With the Mets trying to reach the postseason for the first time since 2006, Joel Sherman of the NY Post  believes New York should be buyers at the trade deadline. In his article, Sherman lists four players he thinks they should target. Aroldis Chapman: Even though Sherman acknowledges that a trade for the Red’s dominating […]

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D’Arnaud’s Return To Be Delayed By Bone Bruise In Wrist

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud’s Return To Be Delayed By Bone Bruise In Wrist

Update, May 29 Travis d’Arnaud now reportedly has a bone bruise in his right wrist, which will delay his return to the Mets. d’Arnaud recently felt discomfort while swinging. He saw a hand specialist in Florida and will stay in St. Lucie for the time being. May 26 Big step forward for Travis d’Arnaud  who played and […]

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Collins Calls Team Meeting With Mets At Crossroads

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Calls Team Meeting With Mets At Crossroads

After his Mets were swept out of Pittsburgh, manager Terry Collins insisted his team was not at a “critical juncture,” in the season – which I said they were several days ago – and that the team wasn’t “dead in the water.” It’s still May and they are 2.5 games behind the Washington Nationals – […]

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Featured Post: Sandy’s Next Move Should Be Trading Quantity For Quality

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Sandy’s Next Move Should Be Trading Quantity For Quality

While having too much pitching is deemed a myth by many baseball fans, I believe the New York Mets have officially reached this paradox. Rare as it is to have so much depth, the Mets are crossing the point from developing their prospects to perhaps hindering them by keeping them in the minor leagues. When […]

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Collins’ Bullpen Management: Familia Unconcerned With Heavy Workload

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
Collins’ Bullpen Management: Familia Unconcerned With Heavy Workload

Jeurys Familia told the New York Post he is unconcerned with his heavy workload and the pace with which manager Terry Collins is using him. “T.C. knows when we need a day, when we feel tired,” Familia said. “He knows what he is doing. He is a smart manager, and when somebody needs a day just […]

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Familia Leads Majors With 11 Saves

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Leads Majors With 11 Saves

Despite getting tagged for a solo homerun on pitch that caught too much of the plate, Jeurys Familia quickly regrouped and earned his MLB leading 11th save of the season in last night’s 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. In 14.1 innings pitched, Familia has a 0.56 WHIP and 1.88 ERA with 17 strikeouts. Familia […]

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