Tag: Jacob DeGrom

Replace-Mets Keep On Winning, Capture Top Wild Card Spot

An article by posted on September 19, 2016 0 Comments
Replace-Mets Keep On Winning, Capture Top Wild Card Spot

Terry Collins‘ dubious decision to rest his veterans and go with his Replace-Mets in the heat of a pennant chase paid some dividends as the New York Mets completed a three-game sweep over the Minnesota Twins with a 3-2 win at Citi Field on Sunday. New York now sits in the Wild Card driver’s seat […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Does Bartolo Hold the Key to Pitcher Health?

An article by posted on September 18, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Does Bartolo Hold the Key to Pitcher Health?

The news of Jacob deGrom’s season-ending injury rocked the Mets. Can these injuries be avoided? Joe Janish, a former D1 player and pitching coach, joins Mike Silva to discuss just that. Joe believes that science and some good practices can help alleviate the rash of injuries. Amazingly the secret may be to copy the routine […]

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Was Jacob deGrom Pitching Hurt Prior to September 1?

An article by posted on September 13, 2016 0 Comments
Was Jacob deGrom Pitching Hurt Prior to September 1?

Jacob deGrom threw ten pitches off the mound in Atlanta on Saturday after playing catch on Friday. However, there is still no official target date for his return to the rotation. “We’re just going to take it day-by-day,” deGrom said. “I felt good today, so I just wanted to throw light off the mound and just […]

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DeGrom To Miss Next Start With Elbow Inflammation

An article by posted on September 2, 2016 0 Comments
DeGrom To Miss Next Start With Elbow Inflammation

Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that right-hander Jacob deGrom was examined by team doctors today and that the “results were good” in that they discovered “no structural damage” in his elbow. However, they did see some inflammation and he will miss his scheduled start on Tuesday in Cincinnati. *** The Mets finally […]

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Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

Yoenis Cespedes set Citi Field on fire with a walk off homerun in the bottom of the 10th to bring the New York Mets even with the slumping Miami Marlins in the Wild Card standings, just 2.5 games behind the front-running St. Louis Cardinals. Returning to the line-up after missing Sunday’s painful loss, Cespedes and […]

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Rafael Montero Will Start On Monday

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Will Start On Monday

The Mets announced after their win on Saturday night that Rafael Montero will make the start in place of Jacob deGrom on Monday. He’s been much better since being sent to Binghamton, going 4-2 with a 1.70 ERA and 1.09 WHIP in eight starts. He hasn’t allowed a run in his last two starts which […]

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Jacob deGrom Insists He is Fine After Consecutive Poor Starts

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Insists He is Fine After Consecutive Poor Starts

For the second consecutive start, the New York Mets needed Jacob deGrom to be Jacob deGrom. Both times he failed to be the dominant pitcher he has been known to be. His line on the night was not pretty by any standards, pitching just 4.2 innings before being pulled from the game. He allowed five […]

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Young Arms and Healthy Bats Revive Mets Wild Card Hunt

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Young Arms and Healthy Bats Revive Mets Wild Card Hunt

Another dubious decision by manager Terry Collins could have caused damaging results, but the Mets were saved by a couple of pitching prospects who performed gracefully under pressure. In a must win series opener against the Cardinals, starter Jon Niese lasted a third of an inning as his faulty knee failed him, retiring only one […]

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Jacob deGrom Picked a Bad Time to Unravel

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Picked a Bad Time to Unravel

In a game the Mets so desperately needed to win, their star pitcher faltered at the worst time. The team needed to take the first game in San Francisco to get this wretched seven game stretch started on the right foot, the offense did their part but Jacob deGrom was unable to. After his team […]

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The 2016 Mets Rotation: Perception vs Reality

An article by posted on August 9, 2016 0 Comments
The 2016 Mets Rotation: Perception vs Reality

The Curse of Expectations: How Mets Rotation Is Perceived vs How Good It Actually Is New York Mets fans became aware of the incessant expectations set in place for their team’s starting rotation beginning early in Spring Training. All one had to do was google “Mets greatest rotation ever” to find discussion of the subject […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Walker and deGrom Stay Hot

An article by posted on August 9, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Walker and deGrom Stay Hot

This was certainly not the way the New York Mets had hoped their post All-Star game schedule would have gone, posting a losing record since the break of 10-13. While the division seems to be a steep mountain to climb at this point, with the Washington Nationals holding a commanding nine-game lead in the NL […]

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