Tag: Jeurys Familia

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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The Devil and Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on August 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Devil and Daniel Murphy

MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love, Originally Published on Fair and Unbalanced Daniel Murphy‘s historic playoff performance last year carried the Mets into the World Series.   In the Mets’ 4-game sweep of the Cubs in the League Championship Series, Murph batted over .500, with four home runs, a double, six runs batted in and six runs scored. Including […]

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Mets Fall 3-2 in Extras Despite Johnson’s Heroics

An article by posted on August 10, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Fall 3-2 in Extras Despite Johnson’s Heroics

The New York Mets (57-56) were defeated by the Arizona Diamondbacks (47-66) by a score of 3-2 Wednesday night at Citi Field. The Mets remain 2.5 games behind the second NL Wild Card Spot. Pitching: Bartolo Colon started for the Mets this evening and pitched very well, allowing one earned run on seven hits and […]

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Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

Updated – July 30 The Washington Nationals have acquired closer Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Lefthanded reliever Felipe Rivero is heading to the Bucs along with LHP Taylor Hearn, writes Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The Nats stuck to their guns on not wanting to move any of […]

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It’s Crunch Time

An article by posted on July 21, 2016 0 Comments
It’s Crunch Time

With the trade deadline only 10 days away, everyone is wondering what big moves the Mets can make to jump start the club and get them back to being the team we saw during the final two months of the 2015 season. That’s all well and good but not as simplistic as it would seem. […]

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Jeurys Familia Navigates Through The Impossible

An article by posted on July 20, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Navigates Through The Impossible

Based loaded, no outs. That was the start of the bottom of the ninth for the New York Mets as they attempted to close out a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. Somehow, Jeurys Familia was able to walk the tightrope yet again and complete his 33rd save of the season. This may seem like […]

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Mets Bullpen Shines Again In Win Over Philadelphia

An article by posted on July 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Shines Again In Win Over Philadelphia

Bartolo Colon sailed through the first four innings of the Mets’ 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies to kick off the second half of the season before running into trouble. Big Sexy gave way to the bullpen with two outs in the sixth, who as they have done many times this year, dominated the rest […]

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Jeurys Familia Could Smash Single-Season Saves Record

An article by posted on July 7, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Could Smash Single-Season Saves Record

Jeurys Familia tied the Mets’ single-season saves record last season. This year, he seems poised to break it. The Mets All Star closer has already collected 30 saves in 86 games this season and will need just 14 saves over the final 76 games of the season to break the all-time franchise record. ESPN.com currently projects him […]

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Mets Avoid A Sweep Despite Defensive Woes, Flores Delivers Game-Winner

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Avoid A Sweep Despite Defensive Woes, Flores Delivers Game-Winner

(USA Today Sports) Despite a couple of Neil Walker defensive miscues, the Mets escaped a sweep by the skin of their teeth, finally breaking their nine game losing streak against the pesky Pittsburgh Pirates. With the bases loaded in the top of the 10th, Wilmer Flores dropped a pinch-hit single into center field for the […]

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Week 10 Mets Pitching Review: Matz Keeps Rolling

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
Week 10 Mets Pitching Review: Matz Keeps Rolling

A review of the latest turn through the Mets starting rotation: Name InningsThe Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Quality Start? Matt Harvey (3-7) 5.0 8 5(5) 1 2 6.08 1.69 No (10/3) Steven Matz (7-1) 8.0 4 0(0) 7 1 2.36 0.99 Yes (8/7) Jacob deGrom (3-1) 7.0 3 1(1) 7 […]

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Harvey Regains Rare Form In 1-0 Memorial Day Win

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey Regains Rare Form In 1-0 Memorial Day Win

The Dark Knight finally saw some light at the end of the tunnel with a two hit 1-0 shutout over the wilting Chicago White Sox. It may not have been the better team from the Windy City, but this victory was shades of vintage Matt Harvey, and for the first time in 10 starts, he […]

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