Tag: National League

Mets Crush 8 HR, 15 Extra-Base Hits — Pummel Phillies 16-7

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Crush 8 HR, 15 Extra-Base Hits — Pummel Phillies 16-7

The Mets (68-56) obliterated the Phillies (50-75) Monday night by a score of 16-7. Welcome back David! Pitching: Jacob deGrom endured the shortest start of his career tonight, lasting only 2 2/3 innings. He allowed 7 runs (6 earned) on 8 hits, while walking 3 and striking out 3. He also allowed 3 home runs, […]

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Who Are These Mets and What Have You Done With The Real Mets?

An article by posted on August 23, 2015 0 Comments
Who Are These Mets and What Have You Done With The Real Mets?

After an incredible career-game that saw Yoenis Cespedes go 5-for-6 while exploding for three home runs, five runs scored and seven RBIs, his Mets teammates decided to join the party on Saturday night, with a season-high 21 hit barrage resulting in another 14-9 victory against the Colorado Rockies. With the Washington Nationals winners as well […]

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Niese Says Revamped Offense Relieves Pressure To Pitch Perfect

An article by posted on August 11, 2015 0 Comments
Niese Says Revamped Offense Relieves Pressure To Pitch Perfect

Jon Niese turned in another strong performance last night as he allowed just two runs while striking out five batters in seven innings. Despite his struggles earlier in the season, Niese has been one of the most consistent and unheralded members of the Mets’ rotation. In 135 innings this year, Niese owns a 3.46 ERA […]

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Mets Approaching Each Game Like It’s The Biggest Of The Year

An article by posted on August 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Approaching Each Game Like It’s The Biggest Of The Year

Terry Collins hit the nail on the head when he told reporters last night how him and his team are approaching each game from here on in. “Each guy’s got to pick his part up and tug on his end of the rope,” Collins said. “We’ve got to approach every game like it’s the biggest […]

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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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