Tag: Jacob DeGrom

4 Up & 4 Down: The Good, the Bad, and the Freaking Awesome

An article by posted on April 20, 2015 0 Comments
4 Up & 4 Down: The Good, the Bad, and the Freaking Awesome

4 Up 1. A Significant Start The Mets have pulled off there second straight sweep and eighth straight win, taking 4 out of 4 from the Miami Marlins. The Mets are now 10-3 on the season which has only happened twice before in team history, in 1986 and in 2006, when they won the NL […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Put Nationals On Alert

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Put Nationals On Alert

It’s the 2015 season, baseball is back in Queens and the Mets are looking to revive a city enriched in National League baseball history.  Let’s dive into this seasons first edition 3 and 3.  As always, you’re feedback is a necessity, there was well over 10 hours of Amazin’ baseball to watch this week, I’m […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 2, Mets 1

The Mets fell short against the Nationals on Wednesday night, losing 2-1 in the nation’s capital. Jacob deGrom got the start for the Mets and was good, although he didn’t have his best stuff. deGrom went six innings, allowing two runs on six hits and two walks, striking out six. The game was delayed for […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 10, Nationals 2

An article by posted on March 28, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 10, Nationals 2

The Mets (15-11) crushed the Nationals (9-12) on Saturday afternoon, winning 10-2 at Tradition Field. Jacob deGrom pitched for the Mets and was terrific, allowing just 1 run on 4 hits in 7 innings, striking out 4 and walking 2. The Mets got a runner on in the bottom of the first against Stephen Strasburg […]

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Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

The front end of the Mets rotation is young and looks sharp.  Even as a fan of the NY Mets, I take for granted how deep this pitching is, both in quality and in quantity. Matt Harvey will lead fellow flame throwers Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler in a 1-2-3 punch that will buckle opposing […]

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Will Great Expectations Lead to Great Disappointment?

An article by posted on March 5, 2015 0 Comments
Will Great Expectations Lead to Great Disappointment?

Tug McGraw fanned pinch-hitter Billy Conigliaro to cement the 2-0 victory. Afterwards, the Mets bound a plane for the west coast. The date was October 18, 1973. All they needed to do was split the next two in Oakland and the World Series was ours. It was not meant to be. In the 9th inning […]

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Spring Swagger or Naïveté?

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Spring Swagger or Naïveté?

Spring Training comes with its own measure of swagger. Optimism is the size of a grapefruit. Predictions of an October pennant race sound as sweet as a sun-kissed Florida orange. From Florida to Arizona, managers and coaches spew sweet accolades on the crop of prospects and the 30-something coming back from season-ending surgery is once again fresh […]

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Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

Mark Simon of ESPN,  took to GM Sandy Alderson’s “10 win” comments from earlier this month and decided to measure that improvement in WAR.  After compiling a total of 29.6 WAR last year (ESPN WAR not FanGraphs), a 10 win improvement would put the Mets a shade under an overall total of 40.  According to Simon,”nine teams […]

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Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

The following is an in depth look at Travis d’Arnaud’s overall value as a catcher.  The idea that he is incapable of being an everyday backstop is based on two conventional defensive metrics.  The lack of credit surrounding his framing skills leaves something to be desired though.  Stolen bases and passed balls rarely result in […]

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Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

Kevin Kernan (New York Post) collected the thoughts of one of NY’s emerging young pitchers, Zack Wheeler, who has become more vocal this offseason as the team approaches what should be a turning point.  2015 is being presented as the year when excuses will be laid to rest and winning will be restored. “…Wheeler likes […]

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