Tag: Collin McHugh

Vegas Can’t Overcome Five First Inning Runs In 8-2 Loss

An article by posted on 28/04/2013 1 Comment
Vegas Can’t Overcome Five First Inning Runs In 8-2 Loss

  Tacoma 8, Las Vegas 2 For Collin McHugh on Saturday night, it was a tale of the first inning…and the rest of the game. McHugh allowed six hits in a row, three of them extra base hits, in the first inning which led to five earned runs. Remember that the ball tends to carry […]

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Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

An article by posted on 27/04/2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog.com profiled pitching prospect Zack Wheeler in his latest installment of the Mets Minor League Report on Friday. I wanted to address the many problems I found with his analysis and conclusions. Before I go there, let’s take a quick look at where Zack Wheeler is right now. Currently, the young right-hander […]

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Mets Official: If Zack Wheeler Wants To Be Here, Start Throwing Strikes

An article by posted on 24/04/2013 0 Comments
Mets Official: If Zack Wheeler Wants To Be Here, Start Throwing Strikes

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post spoke to a Mets official during last night’s 7-2 loss to the Dodgers and the subject of Mets prospect Zack Wheeler came up after an injured Jon Niese came out of the game and potential options were discussed. “If Zack Wheeler wants to be here, start throwing strikes,” […]

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Mets Lose To Dodgers 7-2, Niese Day To Day After Leaving With Leg Injury

An article by posted on 24/04/2013 0 Comments
Mets Lose To Dodgers 7-2, Niese Day To Day After Leaving With Leg Injury

Mark Ellis was a one man wrecking crew as the Mets lost to the Dodgers by the score of 7-2 last night at Citi Field. The Dodgers’ second baseman had four hits, two home runs, four RBI and even knocked starter Jon Niese out of the game. In the top of the third inning, a comebacker […]

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Minor League Hops: Robles With Another Gem, Mets Sign D.J. Mitchell, Vaughn On A Tear

An article by posted on 22/04/2013 0 Comments
Minor League Hops: Robles With Another Gem, Mets Sign D.J. Mitchell, Vaughn On A Tear

Quick Hops RHP Jacob deGrom makes his second career Double-A start for Binghamton. After being promoted from St. Lucie, he was stellar in his debut on 4/17 against Portland. Unfortunately he was tagged with the loss, although he only gave up one run on eight innings in an eventual 1-0 shutout loss to Portland. He surrendered just […]

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Featured Post: Zack Wheeler Not Ready For Prime Time

An article by posted on 21/04/2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Zack Wheeler Not Ready For Prime Time

Baseball 101: Regardless of the level of play, if a pitcher walks too many batters he will be beaten. It is a baseball fundamental understood by everybody, with the exception of those insisting the Mets bring up Zack Wheeler, who walked six hitters in his last start. The clamoring is getting louder in the wake of […]

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Overhauling the Backend of the Mets Rotation; McHugh In, Hefner Out

An article by posted on 21/04/2013 0 Comments
Overhauling the Backend of the Mets Rotation; McHugh In, Hefner Out

Updated Post 4/23 A day after publishing my post calling for the promotion of Collin McHugh to the Mets (which you can read below), I took some flack the following day when he had a less than stellar outing for Triple-A Las Vegas against Colorado Springs.   Original Post 4/21 Laffey or McHugh? Laffey or […]

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Bryce Goes Yard Twice As Hefner and Bullpen Hand Nats 7-6 Win

An article by posted on 21/04/2013 0 Comments
Bryce Goes Yard Twice As Hefner and Bullpen Hand Nats 7-6 Win

One of the most revealing things about the Mets’ 7-6 loss to the Nationals today, is that they are 7-1 this season when Jon Niese and Matt Harvey start, and 1-7 when they turn to Dillon Gee, Jeremy Hefner and Aaron Laffey. That says a lot, doesn’t it? Today’s sacrificial lamb was 26-year old Jeremy Hefner who […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/20: Wheeler Out Of Control, Lagares and Nimmo Are Hitting Machines, Cuan Shelled

An article by posted on 20/04/2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/20: Wheeler Out Of Control, Lagares and Nimmo Are Hitting Machines, Cuan Shelled

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas Tops Sacramento 10-5 New Hampshire Tops Binghamton 5-2 Fort Myers Routed St. Lucie 14-2 Savannah Tops Lakewood 7-2 Prospect Pipeline This is now fourth straight starts in which Zack Wheeler failed to deliver six innings. It was another start where his pitch count was remarkably bad. 108 pitches and […]

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Zack Wheeler Walked Six And Was Pulled After 4.1 Innings

An article by posted on 20/04/2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Walked Six And Was Pulled After 4.1 Innings

For those of you hoping to see Zack Wheeler build upon his last start, tonight’s results will come as a disappointment to you. Unfortunately for Wheeler, he never seemed to find his comfort zone, and he walked a season high six batters tonight and failed to complete the fifth inning before Wally Backman had seen […]

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