Tag: National League

Pure DeGromination

An article by posted on July 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pure DeGromination

You’re looking at the official 2015 All Star Game portrait of Jacob deGrom which he just posted to Instagram. Jacob deGrom has been brilliant for the Mets this season, posting a 9-6 record with a 2.14 ERA that ranks fourth best in the National League. In his last seven starts, dating back to June 1, […]

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Despite Recent Run Of Success, Interest In Jon Niese Remains Stagnant

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Recent Run Of Success, Interest In Jon Niese Remains Stagnant

Despite the recent run of success by lefthander Jon Niese, Andy Martino of the Daily News says it’s done little if anything to increase his value or interest in him. Baseball people he checked in with were impressed that Niese had pitched well against quality teams like the Blue Jays, Cubs and Giants, but noted […]

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Jacob deGrom Named National League Co-Player of the Week

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Named National League Co-Player of the Week

Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom has been named the National League Co-Player of the Week along with Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers. In two starts this past week, deGrom went 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA while walking three and striking out 18 in 15 innings pitched. During one of those starts in San Diego, deGrom took […]

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Takeaways From Mets First Walk-off Win

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
Takeaways From Mets First Walk-off Win

Last night, I thought the Mets were on the verge of snatching another loss from the jaws of victory. For the second straight start we saw Matt Harvey leave the game with a 1-0 lead, only to be rewarded with a no-decision. The only comfort on Monday night was that at least the Mets walked […]

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Bryce Harper Says Nationals Are “Still” The Team To Beat

An article by posted on May 7, 2015 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Says Nationals Are “Still” The Team To Beat

After crushing three home runs in yesterday’s 7-5 win over the Marlins, National’s slugger Bryce Harper boldly declared Washington as the team to beat. (Scott Allen, Washington Post). “We’re such a great team,” Harper said of the 14-15 Nationals, who have won seven of their last nine since a six-game losing streak. “We’re the team […]

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Aces High at Citi Tonight

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Aces High at Citi Tonight

You’ve gotta love National League pitching. Especially when you get to see a marquee matchup like Madison Bumgarner vs. Clayton Kershaw twice in a week. Divisional rivalries are one thing, but when you’ve got two verifiable aces going head to head in a division matchup, is there anything better than that? Tonight, the Mets get […]

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MLB Source: Yoan Moncada Could Be Next Robinson Cano

An article by posted on February 8, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Source: Yoan Moncada Could Be Next Robinson Cano

As was reported last week, Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada is now free to sign with any MLB team. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says he can’t find one GM, either involved or not involved in obtaining him, who doesn’t rave about Moncada, and who wouldn’t take him No. 1 in the draft if he […]

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A Mets Owner For The Ages

An article by posted on February 5, 2015 0 Comments
A Mets Owner For The Ages

The Mets posted on Twitter this morning, that on this date in 1903, Mets co-founder and the first female owner in Major League Baseball, Joan Whitney Payson, was born. One SNY feature, the only one I consider to be worth watching, is Mets Yearbook. In one particular episode, the year was 1963, they showed the […]

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Nationals Talkin’ Shit, But Don’t Count Us Out Yet

An article by posted on January 22, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Talkin’ Shit, But Don’t Count Us Out Yet

Michael Cuddyer was at Citi Field today entertaining some local kids at a charity event. Afterward while speaking to reporters, he responded to the hype surrounding the Washington Nationals being the best team in the NL East and comments by ownership and management about their powerhouse rotation. “I think the ‘Baseball Almanac’ would be written […]

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Sources: Everth Cabrera Not A Consideration For Mets

An article by posted on December 6, 2014 0 Comments
Sources: Everth Cabrera Not A Consideration For Mets

While Everth Cabrera is very much available, and while the Mets are still reportedly looking for an upgrade at shortstop, team sources told ESPN New York that he is not a consideration. On Friday, Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reported that several teams have legitimate concerns about Cabrera’s “checkered” past including the Mets. Cabrera became a […]

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