Tag: New York Mets

Mets Have Become A Force To Be Reckoned With

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Become A Force To Be Reckoned With

Las Vegas bookmaker Bovada released their latest World Series odds on Thursday, and the New York Mets continue to shoot up their rankings. The Mets now have the 5th best odds among all MLB teams at 9/1 which also ranks third in the National League. Shockingly (not really!) the Washington Nationals have dropped out of their […]

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Pitching Analysis of Noah Syndergaard Adapting vs Colorado Rockies

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pitching Analysis of Noah Syndergaard Adapting vs Colorado Rockies

Stat Line:  7 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 5 SO, 2 BB Noah Syndergaard learned one valuable lesson yesterday against the Colorado Rockies. The Rockies are a worn out, non-contending playoff team.  They are playing in a day game late in the season before they fly out of that night.  They want to get on […]

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Pitching Analysis of Jacob deGrom Pivotal 5th Inning Battle Against Charlie Blackmon

An article by posted on August 13, 2015 0 Comments
Pitching Analysis of Jacob deGrom Pivotal 5th Inning Battle Against Charlie Blackmon

Stat Line:  7 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 10 SO, 4 BB Jacob deGrom threw the sharpest moving pitches of his season last night against the Colorado Rockies.  With a quick, compact pitching motion, deGrom used incredible hand speed attacking the Rockies hitters resulting in 10 strikeouts.  The most pivotal strikeout came in the bottom […]

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Pitching Analysis of Matt Harvey vs Colorado Rockies

An article by posted on August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Pitching Analysis of Matt Harvey vs Colorado Rockies

Stat Line:  8 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 4 SO, 0 BB Matt Harvey amassed 19 strikeouts to zero walks, allowing only one run in 22.2 innings over his last three starts.  Currently, Harvey owns a 15 inning scoreless streak.  Harvey allowed only four hits against the Colorado Rockies, three of which were infield singles.  […]

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Cuddyer Scores Twice, Steals Second, Enjoyed Being A Contributor Instead Of Cheerleader

An article by posted on August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Scores Twice, Steals Second, Enjoyed Being A Contributor Instead Of Cheerleader

One of the many bright spots for the Mets on Tuesday night was the return of Michael Cuddyer, who went 2-for-4 with two runs scored including the first run to put the team up 1-0 in the sixth. He showed no ill effects with his knee as he raced home from second base and scored […]

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An MMO Original: Musings of a Transplanted New Yorker

An article by posted on August 8, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: Musings of a Transplanted New Yorker

On January 31, when I first discovered that I had been admitted to Davidson College, I was obviously elated that I was given the opportunity to attend my first choice school. However, it only took an hour or so for the reality to hit me, that I was actually going to uproot myself from New […]

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Seventh Heaven: A Mets Win For The Ages

An article by posted on August 8, 2015 0 Comments
Seventh Heaven: A Mets Win For The Ages

I think it was George Will who once said that people who think baseball is just a game probably think the Grand Canyon is just a hole in Arizona. When Abner Doubleday invented baseball on some sandlot in Cooperstown, New York over a century ago, I wonder if last night’s game between the Mets and […]

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Are The Mets Becoming A Destination Team

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Are The Mets Becoming A Destination Team

In what has been a whirlwind week for the Mets, perhaps the most shocking development is that good, professional baseball players have admitted that they actually want to play for them. That’s right – despite the surrounding junkyards, the omnipresent shadow of the Yankees, and the notoriously stingy owners of the team that plays there, […]

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Pitching Analysis of Jon Niese’s Effectively Wild Night vs. Miami Marlins

An article by posted on August 5, 2015 0 Comments
Pitching Analysis of Jon Niese’s Effectively Wild Night vs. Miami Marlins

Stat Line:  7 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 6 SO, 1 BB Jon Niese dominated a weak Miami Marlins lineup to gain his first win since July 12th.  Niese showed more than commanding his fastball, throwing five different pitches for strikes. This article explains Niese’s ability to baffle Marlins hitters by utilizing various pitch movements […]

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Mike Piazza Is Rooting For The Mets

An article by posted on August 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mike Piazza Is Rooting For The Mets

Mike Piazza and radio and TV personality Eddie Trunk were in attendance last night as the New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins by a score of 5-1. The future Hall of Fame catcher rooted on Jon Niese and the team and is happy to see the Mets making some noise in the NL East. […]

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