Tag: Cy Young

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

An article by posted on 17/10/2015 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 07/09/2015 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 29/06/2015 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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Pedro Martinez Says Mets Fans Settle, Yankee Fans Don’t

An article by posted on 07/01/2015 0 Comments
Pedro Martinez Says Mets Fans Settle, Yankee Fans Don’t

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports that during his Hall of Fame press conference, Pedro Martinez said that Mets fans “settle for what they have,” while “Yankees fans cannot” settle. It’s strange to hear a player contrast two fan bases from the same city that way, but the question is, is Pedro right? Ironically, I wrote […]

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Revisiting the R.A. Dickey Trade, Two Years Later

An article by posted on 07/11/2014 0 Comments
Revisiting the R.A. Dickey Trade, Two Years Later

It has been close to two years since the New York Mets’ blockbuster trade that sent NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a package that included prospects Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard. Such deals always take years to truly measure which team came out on top […]

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October 25, 1986: Little Roller Up Along First…

An article by posted on 25/10/2014 0 Comments
October 25, 1986: Little Roller Up Along First…

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 Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 1:10 PM (This Is It!)

An article by posted on 28/09/2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 1:10 PM (This Is It!)

The end is near. This afternoon at Citi Field the New York Mets will play their final game of the season, a rubber match against the Houston Astros. The veteran Bartolo Colon (14-13, 4.08) will close out the 2014 campaign for the Mets and he’ll be opposed by Astros right-hander Nick Tropeano (1-2, 3.78) in a 1:10 PM […]

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With A Heavy Heart, Colon Delivers A Sparkling Performance

An article by posted on 09/04/2014 0 Comments
With A Heavy Heart, Colon Delivers A Sparkling Performance

One of my favorite moves of the offseason was the signing of Bartolo Colon to a two year, $20 million dollar deal. And while I never expected him to duplicate his near-Cy Young season of a year ago, I loved the veteran presence he was bringing and his ability to bear down in every game, […]

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Frank Viola To Undergo Heart Surgery

An article by posted on 25/03/2014 0 Comments
Frank Viola To Undergo Heart Surgery

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that former Cy Young winner Frank Viola is scheduled to undergo open-heart surgery next Wednesday and will be unable to serve as pitching coach of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s. Viola, 53, had a heart issue detected during his initial spring-training physical. Viola spent the past three seasons as […]

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Inside Look: Dead Arm Syndrome

An article by posted on 26/02/2014 0 Comments
Inside Look: Dead Arm Syndrome

Here is a little more information about what Jon Niese thinks he is experiencing, and why the Mets are sending him back to New York for a MRI. The following is taken from Wikipedia: Dead arm syndrome starts with repetitive motion and forces on the posterior capsule of the shoulder. The posterior capsule is a band of fibrous […]

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