Tag: Jon Niese

Parnell Should Remain Mets Closer When Francisco Is Activated

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
Parnell Should Remain Mets Closer When Francisco Is Activated

Most everything about the Mets these days is about the future. From Matt Harvey, to extending David Wright, to the trade of R.A. Dickey and protecting Zack Wheeler, we’re talking about 2014 and beyond. Sure, it would be great to compete now, but 2013 is mostly for establishing the foundation. It is the development of Harvey and Jon Niese; giving Wheeler major league […]

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Overhauling the Backend of the Mets Rotation; McHugh In, Hefner Out

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Overhauling the Backend of the Mets Rotation; McHugh In, Hefner Out

Updated Post 4/23 A day after publishing my post calling for the promotion of Collin McHugh to the Mets (which you can read below), I took some flack the following day when he had a less than stellar outing for Triple-A Las Vegas against Colorado Springs.   Original Post 4/21 Laffey or McHugh? Laffey or […]

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MMO Fan Shot: How Good Can Matt Harvey Be?

An article by posted on April 19, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: How Good Can Matt Harvey Be?

The following comes to us from the folks at the GrandstandGazette.com and penned by Christian Fazzini. At the start of the season, the Mets were desperate for starting pitching. R.A. Dickey was traded, which turned out good for the Mets since he is getting rocked in the American League. Johan Santana is out for the season with […]

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Mets Mauled By Rockies; Disappointing Trip Ends

An article by posted on April 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Mauled By Rockies; Disappointing Trip Ends

The road trip that began with a stumble in Philadelphia mercifully ended with a fall this afternoon in freezing Denver. The Mets left Citi Field at 4-2 and will arrive home tomorrow at 7-7. After losing two of three to the Phillies, the Mets won two in Minnesota in brutal conditions, then lost three games […]

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The Perils of the Poison Pen and the Promise of Tomorrow

An article by posted on April 18, 2013 0 Comments
The Perils of the Poison Pen and the Promise of Tomorrow

Jon Niese gets credit for a quality start according to those stats… As for the others? Well this, my friends, is where our story begins… Behold the Mets’ poison pen and embrace the horror… Josh Edgin has a 9.75 ERA and his fastball is slowing down in velocity by the day. The situation with him […]

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Mets at Rockies: Game Preview, Notes, Starting Lineup, Niese On The Hill

An article by posted on April 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets at Rockies: Game Preview, Notes, Starting Lineup, Niese On The Hill

Mets Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B John Buck – C Marlon Byrd – CF Mike Baxter – RF Ruben Tejada – SS Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Notes The team called up right-hander Jeurys Familia from Triple-A Las Vegas on Wednesday, optioning […]

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Jonathon Livingston Niese

An article by posted on April 15, 2013 0 Comments
Jonathon Livingston Niese

The other day I noticed my kid was reading this book that I recognized from when I was around his age. Jonathan Livingston Seagull, by Richard Bach. The short novel about the transcendent ascension of a seagull who refused to be confined by the boundaries of his own defining limitations. He flew higher, faster, until […]

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Mets Photo Gallery and Video From Target Field

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Photo Gallery and Video From Target Field

Early afternoon at Target Field. Jon Niese taking an early jog around the the park. Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson watching batting practice at Target Field. Marlon Byrd is waiting for his turn to take some hacks. None of the players goof off whenever Jay Horwitz is close by. Justin Turner says, “Hey you’re Metsmerized… […]

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Who Are to Blame For Mets Early Woes?

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
Who Are to Blame For Mets Early Woes?

A buddy of mine asked me recently, when was I going to put out an article on how Ike Davis is killing the Mets with his at-bats and his inability to hit left handed pitchers and I kind of thought about it at first, because I didn’t feel that Ike warranted an article solely blaming […]

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Mets Matters: Amazins’ Hit The Road With Hope, Harvey vs Strasburg Matchup Looming

An article by posted on April 8, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Matters: Amazins’ Hit The Road With Hope, Harvey vs Strasburg Matchup Looming

Fast starts can lead to expectations. After opening the season with wins in consecutive series over San Diego and Miami, it is way to soon to consider the Mets a General Electric type behemoth. But, there is some juice here, enough to where there is some light. The Mets began the season with little hope […]

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