Tag: Mets bullpen

Burn Out Or Fade Away? The Matt Harvey Quandary

An article by posted on September 25, 2015 0 Comments
Burn Out Or Fade Away? The Matt Harvey Quandary

Our NY Mets broadcast team is, in my estimation, by far the most interesting and engaging television crew in the majors. On any given night you may receive a clinic on the splitter from Ron Darling, incredible tidbits of trivia from Gary, and the always unique and entertaining perspective of the incorrigible Keith Hernandez. During […]

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Terry Collins Honored By Manager of the Year Chatter

An article by posted on September 23, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Honored By Manager of the Year Chatter

Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports says Terry Collins has done enough to merit the Manager of the Year award in the National League. “In a league of Joe Maddon, Clint Hurdle, Mike Matheny and Don Mattingly, who’ve won their games and will get their Manager of the Year votes, nobody’s done more and put up […]

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Blame the Bullpen for Last Night’s Loss

An article by posted on September 21, 2015 0 Comments
Blame the Bullpen for Last Night’s Loss

Blame whoever you want. Blame Terry Collins. Blame Scott Boras. Heck, even blame Matt Harvey if you want. But really it’s the bullpen you should be pointing fingers at this morning. Last night, after Matt Harvey pitched five dazzling innings of one-hit ball, he was removed from the game by his manager after throwing 77 […]

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Amazin’ Again: This Was Never Supposed To Happen

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Again: This Was Never Supposed To Happen

This was never supposed to happen. The 2015 Washington Nationals are one year removed from a 96-win season and an NL East crown by 17.0 games. The Mets, meanwhile, could not muster 80 wins and tied for second place. The Nationals were the new kings of the NL East — and the Mets? Irrelevant for […]

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Mets Pick Harvey Up After Tough Start, Unsure When He’ll Pitch Next

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Pick Harvey Up After Tough Start, Unsure When He’ll Pitch Next

Mets right-hander Matt Harvey has 20 no-decisions during his career, 15 of them in which he allowed one earned run or less. He has picked up the Mets time and time again. While some might disagree with how he handled the fiasco Scott Boras dropped in his lap, what Harvey has done for this team cannot […]

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Mets Bullpen Prevails With A Dominating Performance

An article by posted on September 8, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Prevails With A Dominating Performance

Left-hander Jon Niese was unable to pitch out of the 4th inning despite a pre-game pep talk from manager Terry Collins who challenged him to pitch his best in the biggest game of his career. For the third straight start, Niese allowed a five-run inning including a back-breaking grand slam by Met killer Wilson Ramos off a hanging […]

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Amazin Moments: Mets Trade For Felix Millan and George Stone

An article by posted on August 30, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin Moments: Mets Trade For Felix Millan and George Stone

I was on vacation in Japan when the Mets acquired Felix Millan in the winter of 1972. I found out about the trade – Millan and lefty pitcher George Stone from the Atlanta Braves for starting pitcher Gary Gentry and reliever Danny Frisella – via a tiny mention of it in the International Edition of […]

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Mets Claim Padres Lefty Marc Rzepczynski Off Waivers

An article by posted on August 29, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Claim Padres Lefty Marc Rzepczynski Off Waivers

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets claimed LHP Marc Rzepczynski off waivers from the Padres and are working on a deal to acquire him. Rzepczynski, 30, has a 4.88 ERA in 60 appearances with the Padres and Indians this season, however he has held left-handed hitters to a .257 batting average and a .650 […]

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Erik Goeddel Is Close To Returning

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Erik Goeddel Is Close To Returning

Lynn Worthy of the Binghamton Press and Sun Bulletin reports that Erik Goeddel is healthy and is close to making a return. He is currently working on his mechanics in a rehab assignment with Double-A Binghtamton. “I’m healthy,” Goeddel said. “I’m just trying to fine-tune things, kind of get back to where I was before […]

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Tyler Clippard Believes Mets Will Blow Past Nationals

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard Believes Mets Will Blow Past Nationals

Since being acquired from the Oakland A’s, setup reliever Tyler Clippard has become a formidable weapon for the Mets bullpen. In 12 appearances with New York, Clippard is 1-0 with one save, four holds, a 2.38 ERA and 0.97 WHIP in 11 1/3 innings pitched. Clippard earned that save against his former team, the Washington […]

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