Jeremy Hefner and the Mets turned things around tonight as they scrapped out a 6-5 victory over a red-hot Marlins’ squad. The Mets got the scoring started in the top of the third. Anthony Recker singled, followed by an Omar Quintanilla single. After Hefner failed to get a bunt down, Eric Young Jr. grounded out to first, moving over Recker and Quintanilla. Daniel Murphy followed with a single, bringing in both runners and making the […]
Mets vs Marlins: Recker To Catch Hefner, Sticking With 6-Man Rotation, No Tejada or Spin Till September
METS (46-56) at MARLINS (40-63) RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-8, 4.17) vs. RHP Jacob Turner (3-3, 2.49) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jeremy Hefner –RHP Game Notes Terry Collins says he is sticking with six-man rotation even though it means playing with a four man all-righthanded bench as team is […]
After an amazing six week run, Jeremy Hefner has struggled in back to back starts against the Phillies and Braves who torched him for 13 earned runs and 16 hits over 6.1 innings. Before that, Hefner was flying high with a 1.76 ERA over his previous six starts, and the Marlins may be just the right cure to get him back on track. With the worst ranked offense in the league, Marlins hitting coach resigned […]
Based on what Terry Collins told reporters today, here is how the rotation will play out for the next six days: Saturday – Dillon Gee vs Nationals Sunday – Carlos Torres vs Nationals Monday – Jeremy Hefner vs Marlins Tuesday – Zack Wheeler vs Marlins Wednesday – Jenrry Mejia vs Marlins Thursday - Matt Harvey vs Marlins This is not set in stone and Collins said things could change depending on pitcher’s individual performances and […]
In discussing the Rangers acquisition of Matt Garza, which you can read about here, Matt Cerrone dropped an interesting line in his post about whether the Mets could get Stanton or not.. I’ve been told by people in baseball that, to get Stanton today, a team like the Mets would need to give them Matt Harvey. Cerrone goes on to discuss that the mindset is that the Marlins are looking for an equal value trade […]
Looking at the Mets schedule that will kick in immediately after the All Star Break, just one word comes to mind to describe it… GRUELING The Mets begin the second half with 18 games in 17 days and not a single day off during that span. Here is what they’re up against: July 19, 20, 21 vs. Phillies July 22, 23, 24, 25 vs. Braves July 26, 27, 28 at Nationals July 29, 30, 31 […]
Maybe this news from Marlins beat writer Joe Frisaro will put to bed any further Giancarlo Stanton to the Mets rumblings, but don’t count on it. On Saturday, the Marlins dealt Ricky Nolasco to the Dodgers for three pitching prospects, and according to Frisaro the move was expected because he is eligible for free agency after the season and he wasn’t part of Miami’s future plans. It wasn’t the beginning of another fire sale and […]
Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN on Monday afternoon and had a lot to say on a variety of topics which I summarized for you below. Before that, check out what John Harper of the Daily News had to say about Sandy’s latest version of “Cry Me A River”. It was hard to tell if Sandy Alderson was baring his soul or throwing himself at the mercy of Mets fans during his WFAN […]
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