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Jacob deGrom Just Keeps Getting Better

An article by posted on February 6, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Just Keeps Getting Better

Despite being omitted from MLB Network’s Top 10 Right Now list, RHP Jacob deGrom‘s stock continues to rise, and for great reason. The 27 year-old has been improving since his debut in 2014, and has the chance to prove that he belongs in the top 5 best pitchers in baseball in 2016. Start with the fact that […]

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Staying On Top Is More Difficult Than Getting There

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Staying On Top Is More Difficult Than Getting There

When Jesse Orosco fanned Marty Barrett my dad and I instantaneously flew off the couch. This wasn’t the man who taught me how to ride a bike, how to drive a car and (tried to) teach me math. There wasn’t 23 years between us. Instead, at this frozen moment in time we were both two […]

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Matt Harvey Sticking with Scott Boras

An article by posted on November 9, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Sticking with Scott Boras

As the GM Meetings began Monday in Boca Raton, Florida, several agents around baseball have recently speculated that Mets pitcher Matt Harvey is considering leaving his current agent, the infamous Scott Boras. However, on Monday, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported that Harvey is, in fact, not considering an agent change and will remain with Boras. Harvey […]

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A Most Crucial Off-Season for the Mets Begins Today

An article by posted on November 9, 2015 0 Comments
A Most Crucial Off-Season for the Mets Begins Today

Over their first seven years the New York Metropolitans had not exactly set the baseball world on fire. From 1962 through 1968, they compiled a record of 394-737 and finished a combined 288 ½ games back. In seven seasons, they’d finished 10th five times and 9th twice. Coming into 1969, there was some cautious optimism. […]

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Matt Harvey Battles and Guts Out First Postseason Win

An article by posted on October 13, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Battles and Guts Out First Postseason Win

Right-hander Matt Harvey started Game 3 of the NLDS on a wild and raucous Monday night at Citi Field as the Mets out-slugged the Dodgers 13-7. Harvey labored through five innings of work, however his final numbers were much better than they looked. The Dark Knight allowed three second inning runs, only two of which were […]

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Why This October Will Feel Different

An article by posted on October 3, 2015 0 Comments
Why This October Will Feel Different

Like all fathers, my dad gave me a hard time about driving too fast as well as “that crap” I listened to. And like most kids, I never listened. Except today. This particular afternoon I was in no particular hurry to get to my destination, nor was I in any frame of mind to listen […]

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The Z Files: Three Takeaways From Mets Subway Series Finale Loss

An article by posted on September 21, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files: Three Takeaways From Mets Subway Series Finale Loss

The Mets gave away a 1-0 sixth inning lead through poor defense and below average bullpen performances, losing 11-2 in the rubber match of the subway series. Here are three takeaways from the loss. 1.  Matt Harvey:  5 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 7 SO, 1 BB Once again, Harvey showed sharp movement and above […]

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How Will The Matt Harvey Saga Ultimately Play Out?

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
How Will The Matt Harvey Saga Ultimately Play Out?

Between innings Ty Cobb would sit on the bench sharpening his spikes. Then, on the base paths, he would take an extra ninety feet sliding spikes up. He once nearly choked an umpire to death before his teammates pulled him off. He beat up a fellow Tiger who shared his hotel room because the other […]

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Goosebumps. So Many Goosebumps.

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Goosebumps. So Many Goosebumps.

“This Mets team right now, it doesn’t matter who comes off the bench. Everyone contributes.” – Ron Darling. I couldn’t have said it any better myself. It is quite possible that, a year from now, I won’t be able to remember a specific, standout home run hit by Lucas Duda, Travis d’Arnaud, or Curtis Granderson […]

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Matt Harvey Innings Limit Debate

An article by posted on September 8, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Innings Limit Debate

Matt Harvey is the New York Mets probable starter in the second game of their pivotal series against division rival Washington Nationals. Over the past week, there has been much back and forth in the New York media between Matt Harvey, the Mets front office and Harvey’s agent Scott Boras regarding Harvey’s supposed innings pitched limit […]

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