Tag: Cy Young

NL East News: Braves Sign R.A. Dickey

An article by posted on November 10, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Braves Sign R.A. Dickey

In an effort to bolster their starting rotation, the Atlanta Braves have signed veteran R.A. Dickey, 42, to a one-year deal with an option for 2018. The former Cy Young Award winner had a down year for the Blue Jays in 2016, going 10-15 with a 4.46 ERA, striking out 126 batters in 169.2 innings pitched. […]

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October 25, 1986: Oh, What A Night!

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
October 25, 1986: Oh, What A Night!

Every generation has its defining moment. People who grew up in the 1960s know exactly where they were when President Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were assassinated. In the 1980s, every American knows where they were when the Space Shuttle exploded. It’s no different for Mets fans. People who grew up rooting for […]

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MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Starting Pitcher Will Have The Best Season?

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Starting Pitcher Will Have The Best Season?

Which Mets starting pitcher will have the best season this year? Mets Daddy – Going into this season, I was expecting Matt Harvey to have the best season of any pitcher, in part, due to the return of his slider. It’s funny how that one Noah Syndergaard start made me at least question my decision. […]

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Jacob deGrom Open To Long-Term Deal With Mets

An article by posted on February 11, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Open To Long-Term Deal With Mets

In an exclusive interview with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, RHP Jacob deGrom said he was open to working out an extension deal to remain with the New York Mets long-term. “I’m a little bit older so I might be more willing to do something like that,’’ deGrom told The Post. “You just have to […]

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Game Changer: The R.A. Dickey Trade Turns Three

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Game Changer: The R.A. Dickey Trade Turns Three

Today marks the three year anniversary of the trade I’ve come to refer to as The Game Changer for the New York Mets. It was on this day in 2012, that Sandy Alderson dealt the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a package that included […]

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Six Reasons Why Niese For Walker Trade Made Sense

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Six Reasons Why Niese For Walker Trade Made Sense

As you know, the Mets have traded left-handed starting pitcher Jon Niese to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for switch-hitting second baseman Neil Walker. From the reaction on social media it appears there’s a good chunk of fans who don’t like the deal. I’d like to point out six reasons why this was a fantastic […]

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Wright Snaps 1-for-19 Slump With RBI Double Off Arrieta

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Snaps 1-for-19 Slump With RBI Double Off Arrieta

Despite entering Sunday night’s game in a 1-for-19 slump, David Wright delivered the first blow against the Cubs’ ace Jake Arrieta. Wright crushed a double to centerfield over the head of Dexter Fowler that scored Curtis Granderson all the way from first base. The double ignited the Mets first inning outburst off Arrieta, who did […]

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NLCS Cubs vs Mets: Series Preview, Key Players, Predictions

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
NLCS Cubs vs Mets: Series Preview, Key Players, Predictions

The last time the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs were in our national consciousness man had just landed on the moon, our country’s cities had been burning and we were mired in Vietnam. The Mets, in their seventh year of existence, climbed out of a huge deficit to overtake the Cubs and blitz through […]

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Sizing Up Jacob deGrom and the NL Cy Young Race

An article by posted on September 7, 2015 0 Comments
Sizing Up Jacob deGrom and the NL Cy Young Race

In his sophomore season, Jacob deGrom has pitched even better than he did last season, when he won the NL Rookie Of The Year. On a team with immense pitching talent, he has stood out among the crowd for both his stuff as well as his hair. The ultimate award for a pitcher this day […]

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Matz’s Debut A Day To Remember

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Matz’s Debut A Day To Remember

Between his 7.2 very solid innings, six strikeouts, three hits and four RBIs, Steven Matz‘s debut proved to be worth the wait. Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2009 MLB Draft, Matz did not make it to a professional mound until 2012 due to complications following Tommy John surgery. Eventually battling back to debut […]

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