Tag: Mets bullpen

Can Matz Be That Second Lefty In The Bullpen?

An article by posted on November 19, 2014 0 Comments
Can Matz Be That Second Lefty In The Bullpen?

Echoing what I wrote last Thursday and again this Monday, general manager Sandy Alderson said there’s a possibility that pitching prospect Steve Matz can make his debut in 2015 as a left-handed reliever in the Mets bullpen. Alderson is very high on Matz, recently telling MMO, “”I would say Steven is probably one of the […]

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Mets Discussing Bringing Back Reliever Buddy Carlyle

An article by posted on November 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Discussing Bringing Back Reliever Buddy Carlyle

Marc Carig of Newsday reports that the Mets have discussed bringing back reliever Buddy Carlyle, who was outrighted by the team two weeks ago. For a reliever who hadn’t pitched in the majors since 2011, the 36-year old righthander stepped right into the Mets bullpen and delivered the best performance of his career. In 27 […]

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Early Bullpen Failures Led To Deep Hole

An article by posted on October 3, 2014 0 Comments
Early Bullpen Failures Led To Deep Hole

Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal, pointed out a staggering statistic a few days ago. The Mets opened the season 10-20 in one-run games, finishing at 26-29. After that horrible beginning of the season, they improved to 16-9 in one-run games down the stretch. It’s no surprise that the turnaround occurred around the time […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Astros 1

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Astros 1

The Mets (78-83) beat the Astros (70-91) by a score of 2-1 on Saturday night at Citi Field. Rafael Montero got the start for the Mets and pitched well, giving up 1 run on 6 hits and 2 walks in 5.1 innings, striking out 6 and throwing 91 pitches. Montero will finish his debut campaign […]

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Who Are The Top Left-Handed Pitchers After Matz?

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Who Are The Top Left-Handed Pitchers After Matz?

With a dominating season across two levels of the minors, Steven Matz has clearly established himself as the top left-handed prospect in the Mets organization. Matz owns a 9-8 record and an excellent 2.27 ERA in 22 starts for Double-A Binghamton and Advanced Single-A St.Lucie. He has been so successful this season that many believe […]

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Mid-Season Grades Are Coming In…

An article by posted on July 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mid-Season Grades Are Coming In…

I always enjoy checking out all the mid-season grades that come out during the All Star break and so far we have Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mike Puma of the NY Post and Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger checking in. Here is a small spattering of what they are saying: ESPN New York […]

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Bowden Suggests 5-Player Trade Between Mets and A’s

An article by posted on July 9, 2014 0 Comments
Bowden Suggests 5-Player Trade Between Mets and A’s

In an article for ESPN Insider, Jim Bowden proposes four different blockbuster trades he would like to see happen before the deadline and one of the trades involves the Mets and A’s. Mets receive: LHP Tommy Milone, RHP Ryan Cook and 1B Nate Freiman  A’s receive: 2B Daniel Murphy and RHP Bartolo Colon A’s GM Billy Beane already made one blockbuster deal, but why stop there? […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cardinals 6, Mets 2

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cardinals 6, Mets 2

The New York Mets (31-39) faced the St. Louis Cardinals (38-32) tonight for Monday Night Baseball at Busch Stadium. Mets’ rookie Jacob deGrom (0-4) squared off against Cardinals righty Carlos Martinez (0-3) who was starting in place of St. Louis’ ace Adam Wainwright. What you should know: DeGrom, in the worst outing of his short […]

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Don’t Blame The Bullpen, Blame The Bats

An article by posted on June 8, 2014 0 Comments
Don’t Blame The Bullpen, Blame The Bats

Saturday night, the Mets took a 4-3 lead against the Giants into the bottom of the ninth inning.  Closer Jenrry Mejia was called upon to protect the precarious lead, but he proceeded to allow two runs to San Francisco, turning what would have been a satisfying victory into an ugly defeat. The loss was the […]

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Mets Bullpen Shines in Long Philly Series

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Shines in Long Philly Series

The Mets shuffled through 12 different relievers in the first two months of the season. Then they added two new relievers to the bunch during their recent five-game series in Philly. Without established roles, or even an established roster in the bullpen, it is hard to predict on a day-to-day basis which pitcher will be […]

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