Tag: New York Mets

The Z Files: Logan Verrett Scouting Report

An article by posted on April 14, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Logan Verrett Scouting Report

Stat Line:  6 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 6 SO, 2 BB In the New York Mets 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins, Logan Verrett showed why he would be in the starting rotation for twenty-nine of thirty Major League teams.  Verrett attacks opposing lineups differently than our big three power pitches, looking to induce […]

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The Z Files: Three Takeaways From Mets 2-1 Loss To Marlins

An article by posted on April 13, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Three Takeaways From Mets 2-1 Loss To Marlins

Noah Syndergaard dominated Miami Marlins hitters during the New York Mets 2-1 loss.  Syndergaard has 14.54 strikeouts per nine innings 1.38 walks per nine innings through two starts this season. Noah Syndergaard:  (ND) 7.0 IP, 1 R, 7 H, 12 SO, 1 BB Syndergaard’s fastballs and sinkers were 99 mph bullets.  His 92 mph slider […]

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The Z Files: The Reason Steven Matz Struggled Against the Marlins

An article by posted on April 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: The Reason Steven Matz Struggled Against the Marlins

Steven Matz’ season debut quickly went south, giving up seven earned runs in the second inning in route to a 10-3 New York Mets loss against the Miami Marlins.  Matz exhibited one mechanic flaw leading to his lack of command, particularly in two-strike counts, resulting in the Marlins second inning carousel around the bases. Steven […]

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Mets Dwelling At The Bottom In Offense

An article by posted on April 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Dwelling At The Bottom In Offense

The New York Mets haven’t gotten off to the start they may have wanted to this season, considering all the lofty predictions in the off-season and boasting the best starting rotation in baseball. Of course, the Met teams of 1986, 2000, and 2015 all opened their seasons at a record of 2-3, so needless to […]

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The Z Files: Matt Harvey’s One Defining Pitch Against Phillies

An article by posted on April 11, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Matt Harvey’s One Defining Pitch Against Phillies

The New York Mets hitters were stunned once again by the Philadelphia Phillies in their 5-2 loss yesterday afternoon.  More stunning was Matt Harvey’s pitch selection in key at-bats during the game. Matt Harvey (L, 0-2) 6.0 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 3 SO, 2 BB Harvey attacked Phillies hitters throwing 63 of 93 pitches for […]

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Tell Us Your Questions and Concerns for Tonight’s Talkin’ Mets Podcast

An article by posted on April 10, 2016 0 Comments
Tell Us Your Questions and Concerns for Tonight’s Talkin’ Mets Podcast

This thread is to get some Mets and podcast related comments, criticism and questions for tonight’s Talkin’ Mets show. It’s now been a week since Opening Night in Kansas City and a lot has transpired since then as the Mets head into this afternoon’s finale against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 2-2 record. We’ve seen […]

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The Z Files: How Jacob deGrom’s Lat Injury Affected His Start Against Phillies

An article by posted on April 9, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files:  How Jacob deGrom’s Lat Injury Affected His Start Against Phillies

The New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday with four runs in the seventh, a preview of what’s to come this season against the Phillies deplorable bullpen.  Good teams score but great teams score late (see last two World Series Champions). Two quick points from last night’s victory: Jacob deGrom (W, 1-0) […]

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When Lagares Plays, Granderson Should Sit Not Conforto

An article by posted on April 9, 2016 0 Comments
When Lagares Plays, Granderson Should Sit Not Conforto

I was afraid this was going to be the case as I wrote right after the New York Mets signed Yoenis Cespedes to that three year deal with the opt-out. “Not only does the signing squash literally any substantial playing time for Alejandro De Aza, it may have just placed him squarely on the trading […]

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Wheeler To Undergo Minor Surgery On Elbow

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
Wheeler To Undergo Minor Surgery On Elbow

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler is due to undergo a minor surgical procedure to remove an undissolved stitch from last year’s Tommy John surgery, according to a report by ESPN.com. “The operation is not considered serious, and Wheeler may resume his normal pitching rehab within two weeks, after allowing the wound to heal.” The […]

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Mets Get Their Championship Rings, Wright Says Time To Focus On 2016

An article by posted on April 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Get Their Championship Rings, Wright Says Time To Focus On 2016

During an early afternoon workout at Citi Field on Thursday, the New York Mets gave all the players and coaches their National League Championship rings in a private ceremony that included Fred and Jeff Wilpon and former Met Michael Cuddyer.  “When you get them, they will serve as a reminder of two things,” Sandy Alderson […]

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Matt Harvey’s Stomach Woes

An article by posted on April 7, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey’s Stomach Woes

When we think of professional athletes we tend to group them into a separate category than the average nine to five blue-collar worker. We revere their talents, respect their athleticism, and marvel at the feats they accomplish on the field for our beloved teams. When a story arises that brings to light certain ailments or […]

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