Its hard to fathom now, but the Mets had a realistic shot at the playoffs only one month ago. Since then the team has taken a turn for the worst with a lot of poorly played baseball compounded by additional injuries. In the process, the current situation has re-highlighted some glaring issues that the team’s successful first half had given us the luxury of forgetting about. First and foremost, the team’s pitching staff desperately needs [...]
The MetsMerizedOnline Player of the Week for this week has shown he has a great impact on this team. This week includes the 3-game series against the Houston Astros and the 3-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Here is our MMO Player of the Week for 4/30/2012 – 5/6/2012: Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how Andres Torres did this week: G AB H R 2B 3B HR RBI BB K [...]
Dillon Gee pitched a strong six innings, but the bullpen failed yet again in the Mets 5-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Recap Dillon Gee went six strong innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out six, walking three and hitting a batter. Gee didn’t seem to have his best command on the day, but he managed to get the anxious Dbacks hitters to swing at numerous poor pitches and relied on a [...]
The MetsMerizedOnline Player of the Month for the month of April has shown he has a great impact on this team. This month, the Mets had a record of 13-10. Here is our MMO Player of the Month for April 2012. Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how David Wright did this month: G AB H R 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG 20 72 28 15 4 0 3 [...]
Johan Santana had a good, albeit short outing, the offense provided no support and the bullpen was wild in the Mets 4-0 loss to the Nationals. Game Recap Johan Santana took the mound today, and despite some early-inning control trouble, managed to navigate his way through five innings. Santana was much more dominating then his stat-line will attest to, going five innings allowing one run (that scored on a wild pitch) on five hits, walking [...]
Ever since Mike Piazza’s departure, the catcher position for the Mets has been in a state of flux. Paul LoDuca, Brian Schneider, Rod Barajas, Henry Blanco and Ronny Paulino are just some of the catchers to suit up behind the dish. Last season, the Mets handed the mask to young Josh Thole, and he seems to be the No. 1 guy again for this season, though Terry Collins has made it a point to Thole [...]
In a Mets offseason that will be dominated by one huge name—Jose Reyes—other major needs may go overlooked. That’s partially because the Mets will try hard to keep Reyes and also because the team is still not financially sound. When we think of the Mets roster, we immediately say we need pitching, pitching and more pitching. However, a strong catcher is key to a good pitching staff. If the season started tomorrow, Josh Thole and [...]
Chris Capuano had by far his best outing of the season, and possibly the best outing for a Mets starter in their 6-0 win against the Braves Game Notes Chris Capuano was lights out from the jump, and the Braves couldn’t put anything together against Cap. Capuano had a complete game shutout, giving up two hits, walking none and striking out thirteen. Capuano’s changeup was absolutely filthy, and his cutter and fastball were painting corners [...]
R.A. Dickey pitched a great game, and a big home run in the ninth by Scott Hairston put the Mets ahead and they would go on to win, 5-2 against the Giants. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out and pitched a very good game, fighting through his injury to keep the Mets in the game and also manage to not injure himself further. Dickey’s only major mistake was the shot he gave up to Nate Schierholtz in [...]
- Vinny B: on Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?: That's not the impression I got from...
- Connor O'Brien: on Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?: Jon was implying that saber players can't...
- Vinny B: on Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?: What Jon is saying the he's EVERY...
- Vinny B: on Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?: I don't see how can you credit...
- Jimmy J: on Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?: That's a lot of name-calling about a...