Tag: New York Mets

Benches Clear After Robles Quick-Pitches Ruf

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
Benches Clear After Robles Quick-Pitches Ruf

During the bottom of the seventh inning in Tuesday night’s game at Citizens Bank Park, benches cleared after Mets relief pitcher Hansel Robles quick-pitched the Phillies pinch-hitter Darin Ruf while his head was turned away and down. He eventually struck out. Jeff Francoeur began hurling f-bombs towards Robles  as Larry Bowa charged out of the dugout […]

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MMO Original: The Return of the Captain

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: The Return of the Captain

I thought I saw the end of my favorite player. On August 15th, 2009, David Wright stood in the box against Matt Cain, down 0-2 in the count. Cain unleashed a 93 MPH fastball up and in. It quickly escaped the safe realm of chin music and escalated into a weapon capable of incredible destruction. […]

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With 39 Games To Go, It’s Onto The Show

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
With 39 Games To Go, It’s Onto The Show

With only 39 games left in the season, the New York Mets are heading for the postseason. I’ve been saying this for months now, and I’m not going to stop now. I have to laugh when I see grown men who are supposed to know about baseball and consider themselves intellectual, whining on about the […]

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Logan Verrett Scouting Report

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Logan Verrett Scouting Report

Stat Line:  8 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 8 SO, 1 BB Logan Verrett showed more than scouts prepared us for, exhibiting an above average breaking ball while keeping four pitches low in the strike zone.  Based on his performance, Verrett will add much needed depth to the New York Mets bullpen. Repertoire Verrett’s breaking […]

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Pitching Analysis of Noah Syndergaard vs Baltimore Orioles

An article by posted on August 20, 2015 0 Comments
Pitching Analysis of Noah Syndergaard vs Baltimore Orioles

“I feel like with the exception of the first inning it was a pretty solid performance. A lot of people have been concerned about my performances on the road. I feel like this was a step in the right direction, as far as being more comfortable out there.” – Noah Syndergaard Stat Line:  (ND 7-6) […]

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Pitching Analysis of Jacob deGrom vs Baltimore Orioles

An article by posted on August 19, 2015 0 Comments
Pitching Analysis of Jacob deGrom vs Baltimore Orioles

Stat Line: (W 12-6) 7.2 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 6 SO, 1 BB Jacob deGrom proved he doesn’t need his best command to be deGrominant.  Similar to Matt Harvey against the Colorado Rockies last week, deGrom struggled commanding his pitches knee high and low in the strike zone.  In order to adapt, deGrom attacked […]

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Jacob deGrom’s Five Statistical Advances from 2014 to 2015

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom’s Five Statistical Advances from 2014 to 2015

Jacob deGrom starts his 23rd game of the season tonight against the Baltimore Orioles.  Currently, deGrom’s 22 starts this seasons matches his 2014 total.  No better time to compare the two seasons.  Here are five statistical categories deGrom has shown improvement and the impact it’s had in his overall success this season. Strikeout to Walk Ratio […]

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An MMO Original: 5 Keys To Unlocking The Mets’ Postseason Dreams

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: 5 Keys To Unlocking The Mets’ Postseason Dreams

Starting Pitching Well this is about as obvious as they come; the New York Mets starting pitching is essentially to a successful stretch run.  The starting rotation ranks 3rd in the National League in ERA with a 3.26. Jacob deGrom has been nothing short of fantastic and is a serious contender to win NL Cy Young. […]

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MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

He is part of a crop of young baseball players who grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, a class that includes the likes of Bryce Harper, Joey Gallo and Kris Bryant. He’s thoughtful, strategic and articulate and made a perfect guest on a recent WIOX, Tip-Off radio show. I’m talking about Paul Sewald the current […]

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Thoughts On Mets, Weekend, Postseason and Maintaining Positive Outlook

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Thoughts On Mets, Weekend, Postseason and Maintaining Positive Outlook

So I received this email from a Mets fan – I think it was a Mets fan – asking me the following: “So are you still having fun? Is this still the most exciting season of Mets baseball you’ve experienced in years? LOL it was only a matter of time until they started falling apart. […]

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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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