Tag: New York Mets

Yoenis Cespedes: Power, Patience, Performance

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes: Power, Patience, Performance

Cespedes has a 178 wRC+ which ranks No. 1 in MLB When Yoenis Cespedes re-signed with the New York Mets this off-season, fans were elated. Even if it’s just for one season, (Cespedes has the opt-out after 2016) the Mets finally have a legitimate power bat to hit in the middle of the lineup, something […]

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The Z Files: Syndergaard Shows Importance of Pitch Selection

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Syndergaard Shows Importance of Pitch Selection

Noah Syndergaard helped complete the New York Mets three game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers using a pitching strategy Matt Harvey successfully utilized last season. Noah Syndergaard (W, 5-2) 7.0 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 11 SO, 0 BB Syndergaard’s overall transition in pitch selection has been obvious, using his newly found sharp, high velocity […]

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Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Mets Sweep, Harvey Conundrum, Duda’s Back Issue

An article by posted on May 22, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Mets Sweep, Harvey Conundrum, Duda’s Back Issue

I am joined by MMO contributor and nationally syndicated talk show host, Tim Donner.  Tonight’s show is long, but chock full of great discussion and debate. The Mets ended the homestand on a high note, sweeping the Milwaukee Brewers before heading to DC for a three game series against the Washington Nationals. During the show […]

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DeGrom Seeing Measurable Improvement On Velocity

An article by posted on May 19, 2016 0 Comments
DeGrom Seeing Measurable Improvement On Velocity

Jacob deGrom has accomplished so much in the 58-games he’s started in his Major League career. When he debuted in 2014, he dazzled and sported a 2.69 earned run average while going 9-6 on the year. He received 26 out of 30 first place votes for Rookie of the Year, easily beating out Billy Hamilton […]

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There Is No Timetable For Travis d’Arnaud’s Return

An article by posted on May 19, 2016 0 Comments
There Is No Timetable For Travis d’Arnaud’s Return

New York Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud has been on the disabled list since April 26th with a rotator cuff strain. He has yet to resume baseball activities and is currently in California with his personal physical therapist trying to rehab through the injury. Howie Kussoy of the New York Post spoke with d’Arnaud’s agent, Mike Wolfe […]

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The Z Files: The Core of Syndergaard’s Success Goes Beyond Velocity And Movement

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: The Core of Syndergaard’s Success Goes Beyond Velocity And Movement

Noah Syndergaard continues dominating the National East, holding the Washington Nationals offense to five base runners allowing the New York Mets two solo home runs to carry the Mets to a 2-0 victory. Syndergaard’s combination of velocity and sharp movement on all four of his pitches is officially a spectacle many MLB hitters have never […]

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Addison Reed’s Solid Start To 2016

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Addison Reed’s Solid Start To 2016

Much of the talk of the off-season had to do with whether the Mets had a strong enough bullpen to back up their dynamite starting pitching. Fans were happy for the most part with the two-year deal GM Sandy Alderso n handed out to LHP Antonio Bastardo, and re-signing LHP Jerry Blevins to a one-year […]

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Mets Activate Matt Reynolds, Option Sean Gilmartin

An article by posted on May 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Activate Matt Reynolds, Option Sean Gilmartin

Update: Mets have activated IF Matt Reynolds and optioned LHP Sean Gilmartin to Triple-A Las Vegas. Original Report Infielder Matt Reynolds will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas in time for the start of the New York Mets’ series opener against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, as first reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Reynolds 25, was […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: A Cuban Missile and a Norse God

An article by posted on May 17, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: A Cuban Missile and a Norse God

The New York Mets were off to a promising start last week, as they won Sunday’s game against the San Diego Padres 4-3, splitting the four game set. The Mets would take two of four games against their 2015 NLDS opponent the Los Angeles Dodgers, but were swept at the hands of the Colorado Rockies, […]

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Carlos Beltran Belts Home Run #400, Does Hall of Fame Beckon?

An article by posted on May 16, 2016 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Belts Home Run #400, Does Hall of Fame Beckon?

Carlos Beltran joined some rare company on Sunday afternoon, as his sixth inning two-run home run was also the 400th homer of his potential Hall of Fame career. Beltran, 39, joins a short list of switch-hitters who have 400 home runs in their career. Hall of Famers Eddie Murray, Mickey Mantle, and eventual inductee Chipper […]

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