Tag: Jacob DeGrom

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

DeGrom Has A 1.79 ERA Over His Last Seven Starts

An article by posted on August 8, 2016 0 Comments
DeGrom Has A 1.79 ERA Over His Last Seven Starts

Despite a sluggish start with questions about a loss in velocity. right-hander Jacob deGrom is having himself another strong season in 2016 and he’s emerged as the team’s most reliable starter and one that ranks among the league’s best. Against a tough Detroit Tigers lineup, deGrom kept them off the board for six innings before […]

Continue Reading »

Jacob deGrom Was Dominant Yet Again

An article by posted on August 3, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Was Dominant Yet Again

The New York Mets ace of the moment, Jacob deGrom dominated the Yankees in Tuesday’s 7-1 victory at Citi Field. Jake had everything going for himself and put on a clinic in the Mets’ victory. Jacob pitched seven scoreless innings on the night while allowing just four hits. He walked just one batter while striking […]

Continue Reading »

The Mets Wasted Jacob deGrom’s Gem

An article by posted on July 29, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Wasted Jacob deGrom’s Gem

The New York Mets wasted a great effort from Jacob deGrom. A start where many eyes were on the deGrominator after his previous poor outing in which he showed a decrease in velocity. Jake put all those issues to rest as yet again he put forth a great performance. His offense and closer betrayed him […]

Continue Reading »

Familia’s Saves Streak Ends With Heartbreak

An article by posted on July 28, 2016 0 Comments
Familia’s Saves Streak Ends With Heartbreak

For the second straight day the Mets grabbed the elusive RISP brass ring, only to have it fall on the carousal floor Wednesday night after the Cardinals rallied for two runs in their 5-4 win. Jeurys Familia stepped onto the mound in the top of the 9th holding a one run lead in his trusty right […]

Continue Reading »

Was Jacob deGrom’s Drop In Velocity A Cause For Concern?

An article by posted on July 24, 2016 0 Comments
Was Jacob deGrom’s Drop In Velocity A Cause For Concern?

Jacob deGrom endured the second shortest outing of his career in Saturday’s 7-2 defeat at the hands of the Miami Marlins. His velocity also dipped, causing question marks to raise if he again may be having some type of issue with his lat. It was a night to forget for deGrom, who allowed fives runs […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Players Of The Week: Jake and Juan to the Rescue

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Jake and Juan to the Rescue

An abbreviated week of play was in store for the New York Mets, as the 87th All Star Game was played last Tuesday at Petco Park in San Diego. The American League won the game 4-2, and secured home field advantage for the World Series this year. The Kansas City Royals were well represented in […]

Continue Reading »