Tag: Mets bullpen

Amazin Moments: Mets Trade For Felix Millan and George Stone

An article by posted on August 30, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin Moments: Mets Trade For Felix Millan and George Stone

I was on vacation in Japan when the Mets acquired Felix Millan in the winter of 1972. I found out about the trade – Millan and lefty pitcher George Stone from the Atlanta Braves for starting pitcher Gary Gentry and reliever Danny Frisella – via a tiny mention of it in the International Edition of […]

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Mets Claim Padres Lefty Marc Rzepczynski Off Waivers

An article by posted on August 29, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Claim Padres Lefty Marc Rzepczynski Off Waivers

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets claimed LHP Marc Rzepczynski off waivers from the Padres and are working on a deal to acquire him. Rzepczynski, 30, has a 4.88 ERA in 60 appearances with the Padres and Indians this season, however he has held left-handed hitters to a .257 batting average and a .650 […]

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Erik Goeddel Is Close To Returning

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Erik Goeddel Is Close To Returning

Lynn Worthy of the Binghamton Press and Sun Bulletin reports that Erik Goeddel is healthy and is close to making a return. He is currently working on his mechanics in a rehab assignment with Double-A Binghtamton. “I’m healthy,” Goeddel said. “I’m just trying to fine-tune things, kind of get back to where I was before […]

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Tyler Clippard Believes Mets Will Blow Past Nationals

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard Believes Mets Will Blow Past Nationals

Since being acquired from the Oakland A’s, setup reliever Tyler Clippard has become a formidable weapon for the Mets bullpen. In 12 appearances with New York, Clippard is 1-0 with one save, four holds, a 2.38 ERA and 0.97 WHIP in 11 1/3 innings pitched. Clippard earned that save against his former team, the Washington […]

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Familia Notches 33rd Save, But Not Without Some Big-Time Jitters

An article by posted on August 19, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Notches 33rd Save, But Not Without Some Big-Time Jitters

I have a confession to make… When Tyler Clippard failed to get those two left-handed hitters out in the bottom of the ninth inning of Tuesday night’s game, I was sweating and pacing. Those old feelings of doom and gloom started creeping back. With the Mets up 5-1 Clippard, who is among the best in […]

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MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 7, Mets 2

An article by posted on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 7, Mets 2

The Mets (49-48) were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers (55-42) by a score of 7-2 tonight at Citi Field. Jon Niese made the start for the Mets this evening, despite the fact that his wife had gone into labor earlier on today. Unfortunately for Niese, it was a start to forget, as he lasted […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 1 (18 Inning Edition)

An article by posted on July 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 1 (18 Inning Edition)

The Mets (48-44) defeated the St. Louis Cardinals (58-34) by a score of 3-1 in 18 innings today at Busch Stadium. Jon Niese tossed his eighth quality start in a row this afternoon, going 7.2 strong innings, allowing zero runs on five hits, while striking out three and walking three. His day came to an […]

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Goeddel Progressing, Tossing Off Mound In PSL

An article by posted on July 18, 2015 0 Comments
Goeddel Progressing, Tossing Off Mound In PSL

Mets reliever Erik Goeddel has begun throwing off a mound at the team’s complex in Port St. Lucie, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Goeddel, 26, was placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 12 after an MRI revealed a right elbow strain. The right-hander had been complaining of soreness and pain. A […]

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Mejia Inching Towards Return Date

An article by posted on May 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mejia Inching Towards Return Date

As Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote today, Jenrry Mejia‘s possible return date from his 80-game suspension is in sight and right now, the Mets are saying he will return to the team. Mejia will be allowed to rehab and even pitch in the minor leagues before he is eligible to return to […]

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ESPN New York: Syndergaard or Matz Could Make Spot Start In May

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
ESPN New York: Syndergaard or Matz Could Make Spot Start In May

I wanted to update this post with some new information from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York who writes: “The Mets are beginning a stretch of 20 games in 20 days on Friday in Philly. While noncommittal so far, the Mets could use a spot starter during that stretch if the rotation’s workload is taxing, […]

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