Tag: Mets bullpen

Sources: No Chance Matz Goes To Bullpen

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
Sources: No Chance Matz Goes To Bullpen

Both Mike Puma and Adam Rubin had team sources tell them there’s no chance of Steven Matz going to the bullpen. Rubin writes: “No matter how severe Josh Edgin’s elbow injury turns out, there is “no chance” Steven Matz winds up in the bullpen to open the season.” Original Post 9:00 AM Back in November, […]

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Gee Would Rather Start Than Relieve, But Will Do What Team Asks

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Gee Would Rather Start Than Relieve, But Will Do What Team Asks

Dillon Gee told beat reporters at Port St. Lucie that he would rather start than pitch out of the bullpen, but that ultimately he’ll do whatever he is asked. Marc Carig of Newsday tweeted that a couple of times this winter, Gee thought he was very close to being traded. As far as his thoughts […]

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ESPN Law: Mets Top 10 Prospects Headed By Syndergaard

An article by posted on January 30, 2015 0 Comments
ESPN Law: Mets Top 10 Prospects Headed By Syndergaard

Hear ye, hear ye. Friends, countrymen, and Mets fans, lend me your ears. Today, we do hereby proclaim, that henceforth this 30th day of January shall forever be remembered as Keith Law Day. And with that, here are Keith Law’s Top 10 Mets Prospects, available through ESPN Insider. Organization Ranking: 4 Top 10 Mets Prospects […]

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Mets vs Marlins: Who Are Better Positioned To Challenge The Nationals?

An article by posted on December 28, 2014 0 Comments
Mets vs Marlins: Who Are Better Positioned To Challenge The Nationals?

Joel Sherman of the NY Post asked seven AL and NL team executives who they believed were best positioned to challenge the Nationals for top spot in the NL East between the Mets and the Marlins. AL Assistant GM: “I like the Marlins better at this point. I think their rotations are similar, especially if […]

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MMO Fan Shot: All I Want For Christmas Is My Tulowitzki

An article by posted on December 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: All I Want For Christmas Is My Tulowitzki

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported this weekend that one of the worst kept secrets in the game is just how badly Troy Tulowitzki wants out of Colorado, and how he might get what he wishes for. An MMO Fan Shot by Steve Surdez The Winter Meetings have been a major disappointment thus […]

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Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select LHP Sean Gilmartin, Lose 5 Players Including Logan Verrett and Cam Maron

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select LHP Sean Gilmartin, Lose 5 Players Including Logan Verrett and Cam Maron

1:00 PM Update: Mets selected no players in AA phase of Rule 5 Draft, but in addition to losing Logan Verrett in the MLB phase, they lost Greg Peavey, Cam Maron, Juan Carlos Gamboa and Randy Fontanez in the minor league phase.  Mets Select LHP Sean Gilmartin, Lose RHP Logan Verrett In the major league […]

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Yankees Sign Andrew Miller To 4-Year, $36 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 5, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Andrew Miller To 4-Year, $36 Million Deal

The Yankees and LHP Andrew Miller have agreed to a four year deal. The deal, worth $36 million dollars is the largest contract ever signed by a non-closing reliever in baseball history. Miller, 29, had a solid season out of the bullpen in 2014, splitting time between the Red Sox and Orioles going 5-5 with […]

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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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