Tag: New York Mets

Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Down on the Korner, and the Ascension of Michael Conforto

An article by posted on May 1, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Down on the Korner, and the Ascension of Michael Conforto

The Mets had another exciting week and are off to a 5-1 start to the homestand. April is over, but May brings another terrific edition of Talkin’ Mets. This week I talk to Mark Rosenman, co-author of the book “Down on the Korner: Ralph Kiner and Kiner’s Korner.” Mark and Howie Karpin are the first […]

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Wilmer Flores Off To A Slow Start

An article by posted on May 1, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Off To A Slow Start

An enduring sight from the summer of 2015 is from the July 31 game against the Washington Nationals, when leading off in the bottom of the 12th in a 1-1 game, Wilmer Flores jacked a 95 mph fastball to the left-center Party Deck to send the Mets home as winners. That win pulled the Mets to […]

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Michael Conforto Is Earning Praise All Around Baseball

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Is Earning Praise All Around Baseball

No longer a rookie that Mets fans clamored to see arrive in the big leagues, Michael Conforto has already made his mark in the majors. The entire league has begun to take notice. In an article for the New York Post, columnist Kevin Kernan spoke with scouts around the league, who all agreed the secret […]

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The Force Awakens: Duda’s A Big Part of Offensive Surge

An article by posted on April 28, 2016 0 Comments
The Force Awakens: Duda’s A Big Part of Offensive Surge

After a slow start to the season for many of the New York Mets, it seems they’ve found their groove over the last two weeks, having gone 9-2 before Wednesday night’s finale against the Cincinnati Reds. Most of the players in Mets lineup were off to slow starts to begin the year, including Yoenis Cespedes […]

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The Z Files: Two Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Victory Over Reds

An article by posted on April 26, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Two Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Victory Over Reds

The New York Mets powered their way to another victory beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-3.  Logan Verrett snaked the win advancing his 2016 record to 2-0 after Antonio Bastardo allowed the tying run to score in the top of the seventh. Here are the two takeaways from last night’s victory. Michael Conforto:  3-for-3, 3 R, […]

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“A” For Asdrubal

An article by posted on April 26, 2016 0 Comments
“A” For Asdrubal

What a great feeling it is to watch the New York Mets climb out of their early season offensive woes, and seeing a host of different players contributing on a nightly basis. While most of the talk has been the recent power surge the Mets have had in their last ten games, a forgotten man […]

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Syndergaard Is Syn-Sational

An article by posted on April 21, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Is Syn-Sational

What an amazing transformation Met fans are able to witness as Noah Syndergaard is quickly blossoming into the conversation as one of the best starting pitchers in the game. Syndergaard is rounding into quite a complete pitcher, featuring an arsenal of plus pitches in his four-seam fastball, sinker, changeup, curveball, and his new toy, a […]

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The Z Files: Mets Live & Die With the Long Ball

An article by posted on April 20, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Mets Live & Die With the Long Ball

The New York Mets took the lead in the top of the first inning for the fifth straight game setting the tone early in their 11-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.  The Mets hitters looked extremely comfortable in the batter’s box, taking aggressive swings at good pitches all game.  The result was eleven runs all […]

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Matt Harvey’s Rough Start To 2016

An article by posted on April 18, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey’s Rough Start To 2016

If anyone would’ve guessed that Matt Harvey would start the year winless in his first three starts, and be in the bottom third of qualifying pitchers in ERA, well then maybe you should play the Power-Ball. For everyone else, Harvey’s first three starts to the 2016 season have been filled with early promise, only to […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Harvey’s Struggles, Wheeler’s Rehab, Terry’s Short Fuse

An article by posted on April 17, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Harvey’s Struggles, Wheeler’s Rehab, Terry’s Short Fuse

The latest edition of Talkin’ Mets is hot off the presses. In my opening monologue, I discuss Matt Harvey’s slow start and Terry Collins’ ability to handle the pressure of being the division favorite. Our first guest Mike Vorkunov of VICE Sports, catches up with Zack Wheeler during his rehab. Then James Flippin of WOR joins me to take […]

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