Tag: depth

MMO Special Feature: Mets Starters Are The Best In The NL East

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Special Feature: Mets Starters Are The Best In The NL East

We’re five weeks into the regular season and even though the Mets offense has been struggling lately, the pitching has been strong. So how good has the Mets starting five been? Let’s compare the Mets rotation to the top five starters throughout the rest of the National League East. Mets starters have been the best […]

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Aces High at Citi Tonight

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Aces High at Citi Tonight

You’ve gotta love National League pitching. Especially when you get to see a marquee matchup like Madison Bumgarner vs. Clayton Kershaw twice in a week. Divisional rivalries are one thing, but when you’ve got two verifiable aces going head to head in a division matchup, is there anything better than that? Tonight, the Mets get […]

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Featured Post: Are These Mets For Real?

An article by posted on April 24, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Are These Mets For Real?

The Mets are off to one of the best starts in their history. At 13 and 3 they currently possess the best record in baseball. Beyond the euphoria, however, there are questions that inevitably arise from this start. Mets fans can be guarded given their recent history, but at some point the confidence becomes infectious […]

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Despite Loss Of Blevins, Alderson Remains Confident In Bullpen

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Loss Of Blevins, Alderson Remains Confident In Bullpen

After another Mets win on Sunday, the Mets took a big hit when Mets lefty reliever Jerry Blevins got hit by a line drive in his left forearm and the result was a fracture. He will be in the DL and out for 6-8 weeks. “I saw the X-rays this morning at Hospital for Special […]

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Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

Dave in Spain asks… “What are the chances of Monell getting the backup C job instead of Recker? He’s hitting much better in ST, and has more power. With Edgin and Wheeler going to the 60-day DL there will be a 40-man roster spot open.” Daniel McCarthy replies… Johnny Monell has been tearing the cover […]

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Opinion: Parlaying Pitching Depth For Outfield Depth

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Opinion: Parlaying Pitching Depth For Outfield Depth

Someone the other day brought up the fact that in a little over a year’s time we could see a rotation of Harvey, Wheeler, deGrom, Syndergaard, and Matz. With that tantalizing projection comes the realization that Colon, Niese, Gee, and Montero, are expendable. That’s three serviceable veteran starters and a top 100 prospect, all essentially […]

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The Make Or Break Mets

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
The Make Or Break Mets

Mike Puma of the New York Post questions just how big of a window the Mets have to compete given the makeup of the team. “In one sense, they are a team built on exciting young talent — think the power arms of Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler and Juan Lagares’ explosive legs. […]

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Rockies Sign Free Agent RHP Kyle Kendrick

An article by posted on February 3, 2015 0 Comments
Rockies Sign Free Agent RHP Kyle Kendrick

Free agent RHP Kyle Kendrick has agreed to a one-year deal worth $5.5 million with the Colorado Rockies, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Only a two hours ago, Jayson Stark of ESPN.com reported that Colorado was looking to add another starting pitcher, and indicated Kendrick and Dillon Gee as possibilities. Original Post 3:30 PM […]

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Law: Mets Have 4th Best Farm System

An article by posted on January 28, 2015 0 Comments
Law: Mets Have 4th Best Farm System

Keith Law of ESPN ranked the best and worst farm systems today. Law says the Cubs (No. 1) and Twins (No. 2) are among the most stacked farm systems, but the Mets were not far behind at No. 4. “They’re deep in arms and bats, especially guys who might play in the middle of the […]

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Syndergaard Says He Didn’t Deserve A Promotion Last Season

An article by posted on January 17, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Says He Didn’t Deserve A Promotion Last Season

In an article by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mets top prospect Noah Syndergaard talked in depth about his struggles last season at Triple-A Las Vegas where he posted a 4.60 ERA and 1.48 WHIP in 133 innings pitched. The number one prospect in the Mets system told Rubin his performance was not good […]

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