Tag: Mets bullpen

Hansel Robles Could Be The Key To Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
Hansel Robles Could Be The Key To Mets Bullpen

The Mets bullpen has a chance to be much better than the one that the Mets made it to the World Series with last year. If Jerry Blevins can stay on the field, and keep his balance on those dangerous curbs, the Mets have the viable left-handed specialist that they missed all of last year. […]

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What Will Familia Do For An Encore This Season

An article by posted on February 7, 2016 0 Comments
What Will Familia Do For An Encore This Season

With Antonio Bastardo already in camp, the New York Mets bullpen will start to take form. There’s a battle for the last spot, depending on whether Sean Gilmartin, Rafael Montero or Logan Verrett can fill the sixth starter role. Bastardo believes he’ll be the answer in the 8th inning, although Addison Reed will likely have something […]

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Antonio Bastardo In Camp, Ready To Help Mets Win A Championship

An article by posted on February 5, 2016 0 Comments
Antonio Bastardo In Camp, Ready To Help Mets Win A Championship

Antonio Bastardo is pumped to be part of the Mets bullpen and is already training at the team’s complex in Port St. Lucie. In an interview with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, Bastardo said he wants to help the Mets anyway he can and he looks forward to bridging the gap from the […]

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Mets Could Still Bring Back Tyler Clippard

An article by posted on January 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Could Still Bring Back Tyler Clippard

On Sunday, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that the Mets may still bring back free agent RHP Tyler Clippard, who remains one of the top relievers that is still on the market. It’s no secret that the Mets have maintained a strong desire to re-sign Clippard. Right from the very start of the offseason, […]

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Mets Bullpen Has No Shortage Of Quality Late Inning Options

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Has No Shortage Of Quality Late Inning Options

As was reported on Wednesday night, the New York Mets agreed to terms with LHP Antonio Bastardo on a two year deal worth $12 million dollars. It was not the signing that many Mets fans had hoped for last night, but a solid one nonetheless. Bastardo is a lefty but, not limited to being just […]

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Mets Could Forego Adding Reliever And Stick With What They Have In Bullpen

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Could Forego Adding Reliever And Stick With What They Have In Bullpen

The New York Mets reportedly still have interest in relievers Antonio Bastardo and Tyler Clippard, but only if they are willing to accept a one-year deal which appears to be very unlikely.  On Thursday, GM Sandy Alderson clarified his approach and how he views the current relief market. “Does it really improve the team to […]

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Bullpen Notes: Mets Haven’t Ruled Out Re-Signing Tyler Clippard

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Bullpen Notes: Mets Haven’t Ruled Out Re-Signing Tyler Clippard

Latest Update Assistant GM John Ricco said on Monday in Nashville that the club has not ruled out bringing back RHP Tyler Clippard as he seeks to sign a setup type reliever. “There’s a lengthy group,” Ricco said about relievers Mets are considering. “We are still kind of going through and meeting and trying to […]

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Market For Reliever Joakim Soria Is Getting Robust

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Market For Reliever Joakim Soria Is Getting Robust

Joakim Soria, who is one of the top relief pitchers on the market along with Darren O’Day, is looking for a contract worth approximately $27 million over three years according to Jayson Stark of ESPN. The Mets, who are in need of another shutdown pitcher to pair with Jeurys Familia, are reportedly interested in Soria who would […]

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Rain Could Be Factor, But Game 1 Will Go On

An article by posted on October 27, 2015 0 Comments
Rain Could Be Factor, But Game 1 Will Go On

It has been pouring rain all morning in Kansas City and it’s expected to continue through the afternoon and early evening. However, according to the latest forecasts the chances that it will cancel Game 1 of the World Series between the Mets and the Royals are very remote and everyone believes it may get delayed […]

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NLCS Game 4 Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:07 PM – Getcha Champagne Ready!

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
NLCS Game 4 Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:07 PM – Getcha Champagne Ready!

Rookie left-hander Steven Matz will look to send the New York Mets to their first World Series since the Subway Series in 2000 when they take on the Chicago Cubs in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series. Matz will be opposed by Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel in a 8:07 PM showdown at Wrigley […]

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Familia Extends Postseason Saves Record With Perfect Ninth

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Extends Postseason Saves Record With Perfect Ninth

Jeurys Familia was flawless yet again as he saved his fourth straight postseason game for the Mets last night, leaving them just one win away from their first World Series since 2000. Familia came in and retired all three batters he faced in the 9th inning, and he now has the opportunity to close out […]

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