Tag: Mets bullpen

Verrett Implodes As Padres Defeat Mets 8-6

An article by posted on August 12, 2016 0 Comments
Verrett Implodes As Padres Defeat Mets 8-6

The Mets (57-58) were defeated by the San Diego Padres (50-65) by a score of 8-6 tonight at Citi Field, and in the process have dropped below the .500 mark for the season. Pitching: It seems like a lifetime ago, but Logan Verrett started this game for the Mets and was absolutely atrocious, allowing an […]

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Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

Updated – July 30 The Washington Nationals have acquired closer Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Lefthanded reliever Felipe Rivero is heading to the Bucs along with LHP Taylor Hearn, writes Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The Nats stuck to their guns on not wanting to move any of […]

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Assessing the Mets Bullpen Targets

An article by posted on July 29, 2016 0 Comments
Assessing the Mets Bullpen Targets

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are confident they will add a reliever before the trading deadline, and they have are in active discussions on three relievers: Daniel Hudson – Hudson has twice had Tommy John surgery in his career. The last one costing him cost him the 2013 season. […]

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Nine Potential Mets Bullpen Targets

An article by posted on July 23, 2016 0 Comments
Nine Potential Mets Bullpen Targets

Adding a middle reliever before the Aug. 1 trade deadline “has become a near certainty” for the Mets, according to what team officials have told Newsday’s Marc Carig. “The reality is as you move through the season, bullpens get taxed,” Mets assistant general manager John Ricco told Newsday. “Certainly, this year, we’re looking toward fortifying […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Wally Talks Prospects, Doc & Darryl, DeGromination!

An article by posted on July 17, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Wally Talks Prospects, Doc & Darryl, DeGromination!

Great show tonight as Bob Klapisch and Wally Backman join the podcast. Bob and I review the ESPN 30-for-30 Documentary about Darryl Strawberry and Doc Gooden. Hear Bob talk about his experience covering those late-eighties Mets teams, where things went wrong for the duo and whether the Mets could have prevented their demise. Jim “Mojo” […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on July 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 • 1:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. LHP Justin Nicolino (2-4, 5.34) vs. RHP Jacob deGrom (4-4, 2.62) SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Last night was the Stanton show at Citi Field. The only mistake Matz made all night was a change-up that Stanton […]

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Rafael Montero Has Fallen Off The Map For The Mets

An article by posted on June 29, 2016 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Has Fallen Off The Map For The Mets

Over the course of a full 162 game schedule, it is extremely rare that a team is able to get through a season with just five starting pitchers. In most cases anywhere between 8-12 pitchers will make starts in an average season. We are reminded of that with the news that Steven Matz and Noah […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 0

An article by posted on June 29, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 0

The Mets (40-36) were defeated by the Washington Nationals (46-32) by a score of 5-0 tonight at Nationals Park. With the loss, the Mets are now five games behind the Nationals in the standings. Pitching: Matt Harvey toed the rubber for the Mets tonight, and tossed 3.2 innings allowing one run on four hits, while […]

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Antonio Bastardo: No Relief In Sight

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
Antonio Bastardo: No Relief In Sight

I gotta tell ya, it’s pretty difficult to tackle this next subject because the Mets bullpen ranks No. 1 in the National League with a 3.01 ERA this season. The Mets bullpen also has a solid .223 Batting Average Against and own the best Save Percentage in the majors at 81.02. In my opinion, Save […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Two Game Series Against WS Foe

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Two Game Series Against WS Foe

3 Up 1. The Bullpen Coming into the opener on Tuesday night against the Royals, the Mets bullpen never could have anticipated the relief they would have to provide in it. Just four pitches into the game, starter Bartolo Colon took a ball right back at him, hitting him in the thumb. Colon would have […]

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