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Marlins On Verge Of Signing Jose Valverde?

An article by posted on February 4, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins On Verge Of Signing Jose Valverde?

Former Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde is on the verge of signing with the Miami Marlins according to Enrique Rojas of ESPNDeportes.com. However, Jon Heyman reports that Valverde is still talking with a number of teams, including the Marlins, and that nothing is imminent. The Mets were reportedly pursuing Valverde as an option to try and replace Frank Francisco as the team’s closer. The […]

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Mets Entertaining A K-Rod Reunion

An article by posted on February 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Entertaining A K-Rod Reunion

Adding to my post from this afternoon, they Mets have entertained a reunion with former closer Francisco Rodriguez, a source told Marc Carig of Newsday. K-Rod along with Jose Valverde are among a group of former closers who could bolster the team’s bullpen depth, writes Carig. Speaking generally, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said he will likely add […]

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From Left Field: Can The Strategy In The Bullpen Work?

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
From Left Field: Can The Strategy In The Bullpen Work?

The Mets seem to be rolling the dice when it comes to bringing in veterans on minor-league deals to compete for spots in the bullpen. The team will likely head north in about two months with seven relievers, but spring training will decide who those lucky seven are. LaTroy Hawkins and Scott Atchison were recently […]

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2012 Mets Player Review: Bobby Parnell, RHP

An article by posted on October 31, 2012 0 Comments

BOBBY PARNELL, RHP PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: Actually, considering his new role entering spring training, the expectations of Bobby Parnell – he of the fastball of 100 mph. – were minimal. Parnell could not seize the closer, set-up and even starter roles when given the opportunity in previous seasons, so the Mets dropped him to the seventh inning […]

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Frank Francisco Could Miss All Of 2013 Season?

An article by posted on September 26, 2012 0 Comments
Frank Francisco Could Miss All Of 2013 Season?

Check out this tweet from MLB Network regarding Mets closer Frank Francisco…  Umm… The MLB Network is also reporting this on their on-screen baseball news ticker. There has been no news or report about this from any Mets related sources or from a team release. Last thing I heard was from Collins yesterday saying that […]

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Matt Harvey K’s 10 In Mets 2-0 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey K’s 10 In Mets 2-0 Loss To Nats

Matt Harvey had a dominant but short outing and the Mets offense apparently didn’t show up to the park in their 2-0 loss to the Nationals Matt Harvey had his good stuff tonight, but based on his high strikeout total, had himself out by the fifth inning. Harvey went five, allowing five hits and one […]

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Dickey To 18 Wins! Mets Win 6-2

An article by posted on September 5, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey To 18 Wins! Mets Win 6-2

R.A. Dickey had a great outing, notching his 18th win of the season, and the Mets offense showed up today in their 6-2 win. R.A. Dickey took the hill today in the rubber game, and was strong through six and two-third innings. Dickey allowed eight hits and two runs, while walking one and striking out […]

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Matt Harvey Strong, Duda Goes Deep In 3-2 Win Against Phillies

An article by posted on August 29, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Strong, Duda Goes Deep In 3-2 Win Against Phillies

Matt Harvey, without having his best stuff still had a quality start against the Phillies, thanks to some key offensive contributions from Lucas Duda — Matt Harvey came out of the gate throwing his fastball often, and about as hard as Mets fans have seen in during this 2012 season. Harvey hit 99 MPH at […]

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Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

Its hard to fathom now, but the Mets had a realistic shot at the playoffs only one month ago.  Since then the team has taken a turn for the worst with a lot of poorly played baseball compounded by additional injuries.  In the process, the current situation has re-highlighted some glaring issues that the team’s […]

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Young & Olson Torched In 13-0 Loss To Marlins

An article by posted on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
Young & Olson Torched In 13-0 Loss To Marlins

Chris Young had by far his worst outing of the season, and a struggling bullpen as well as a lack of offense sealed the Mets fate in their 13-0 loss on Wednesday Game Recap Chris Young was absolutely obliterated today, going four and one-third innings allowing seven runs on seven hits with three home runs […]

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Wild Game, Bullpen Blows It In 7-6 Loss In Extras To Nationals

An article by posted on June 5, 2012 0 Comments
Wild Game, Bullpen Blows It In 7-6 Loss In Extras To Nationals

Chris Young looked good in his first start since May of 2011, but a comedy of errors lead to a thrilling game that was decided in the twelfth in the Mets 7-6 loss. Game Recap Chris Young coming back to the Mets in his first start in over a year pitched admirably, going five innings while giving […]

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