Tag: Mets bullpen

Shut-Down Relief At Its Best, Let’s Hear It For The Boys!

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Shut-Down Relief At Its Best, Let’s Hear It For The Boys!

One of the most volatile things in all of baseball is the effectiveness of a major league bullpen. It’s no easy task to put a top bullpen together, and nobody would know that better than our own general manager Sandy Alderson who has presided over three straight seasons of bullpen futility at its most deplorable […]

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MMO Morning Grind: The Bullpen?!?!

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: The Bullpen?!?!

Good morning, Mets fans! I was originally going to write about how it was nice to see our bullpen finally do a decent job last night, despite the loss. Then, I started digging through the box scores from the past few games and I realized something… The Mets’ bullpen has not given up a run […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 4, Mets 3

An article by posted on April 9, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 4, Mets 3

The Mets are in the business of making opposing pitchers look like stars these days. In his first Braves start, Ervin Santana was Maddux-like in efficiency going through the Mets lineup in eight innings on only 88 pitches. Zack Wheeler returned to his debut city and wasn’t quite as sharp as he was last July. […]

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Syndergaard Solid In Triple-A Debut

An article by posted on April 5, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Solid In Triple-A Debut

In his first start of the season for Triple-A Las Vegas, Mets prospect Noah Syndergaard delivered a solid outing that saw him allow two runs on six hits and a walk while striking out five in six innings pitched. The young righty threw 51 of his 76 pitches for strikes and induced eight groundball outs on the […]

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Why Did Wheeler Throw 114 Pitches In First Start?

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
Why Did Wheeler Throw 114 Pitches In First Start?

I’ve received two emails this morning asking me why Zack Wheeler was allowed to throw 114 pitches in Thursday’s 8-2 loss to the Washington Nationals – one short of his career high. I couldn’t really tell you the exact reason why, but if I were to venture a guess I’d say it was because Terry […]

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Series Preview: Cincinnati Reds

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
Series Preview: Cincinnati Reds

The Mets are off to their worst start since 2005. They were swept by the Nationals, and outside of the starting pitching and Juan Lagares, there were not many bright spots in the season’s first series (of course Mr. Wright a perpetual bright spot). The bullpen appears to be the biggest problem. After Bobby Parnell […]

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Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

April 3 Bobby Parnell indicated Thursday that team doctors have told him it is “50-50” whether he will require Tommy John surgery. The injured closer added that he may make a decision about whether to have surgery in two weeks — not wait the full six weeks that includes a throwing program Sandy Alderson laid […]

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Mets Re-Sign Farnsworth To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Re-Sign Farnsworth To Minor League Deal

(Photo by Dave Conde, Metsmerized Online) March 26 As expected, the Mets have re-signed Kyle Farnsworth to minor-league deal. He actually traveled to Viera yesterday when the Mets played the Nationals. March 24 Kyle Farnsworth, who was released by the Mets on Sunday, is officially due to be re-signed Tuesday, according to a report by Adam […]

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Familia Might Be The Most Lethal Weapon In Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on March 21, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Might Be The Most Lethal Weapon In Mets Bullpen

Terry Collins says he’s getting ready to lock in the seven pitchers who will comprise the Mets’ Opening Day bullpen. “Nine guys vying for those seven spots, and they’re going to be getting a lot of pitching,” Collins said. “It’s time to play it like we’re getting ready for the season.” One reliever who has locked […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 3, Twins 3

An article by posted on March 15, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 3, Twins 3

The Mets hosted the Minnesota Twins at Tradition Field and played to a 3-3 nine inning tie on Saturday at Port St. Lucie. Dillon Gee started the game for the Mets and tossed three scoreless innings. Gee surrendered five hits while walking none and striking out three, and lowers his ERA to 1.69 for the […]

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