Tag: Mets bullpen

Mets Matters: Reynolds Rakes With One Eye Open

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Matters: Reynolds Rakes With One Eye Open

To a player, every year is an audition for the next, and here’s hoping the Mets are taking copious notes on Bartolo Colon. With how well he’s pitched, how ravaged the rotation has been, and the uncertainty of Zack Wheeler’s future, it should be a given re-signing Colon is a priority. It doesn’t matter he’s 43, or […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Three From Fish

An article by posted on September 2, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Three From Fish

3 Up 1. CespedYES! In the opener on Monday night, the Mets got a very much needed quality start from recent call-up Rafael Montero. He and the entire Mets bullpen kept the Mets in that game, and in the 10th inning of a tie ball game, Yoenis Cespedes finished the job by launching a game winning homerun […]

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Fernando Salas Should Help the Mets

An article by posted on September 1, 2016 0 Comments
Fernando Salas Should Help the Mets

Like last year, the Mets acquired Addison Reed right before the August 31st trade deadline. He quickly assumed the seventh inning role for a pennant winner last year. This year, he has taken over the eighth inning, and he has been as good a setup man as there is in baseball. The problem is Reed and most […]

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Mets Acquire RHP Fernando Salas From Angels

An article by posted on August 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Acquire RHP Fernando Salas From Angels

According to the Mets on Twitter, the team has acquired RHP Fernando Salas from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for minor league RHP Erik Manoah. The deal was actually first reported by our own Jacob Resnick before the Mets or anyone else confirmed it. Salas, 31, has pitched to a 3-6 record, […]

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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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