Tag: New York Mets

How Strasburg Deal Impacts Harvey

An article by posted on May 11, 2016 0 Comments
How Strasburg Deal Impacts Harvey

Watching Stephen Strasburg pitch on Monday night, part of the Monday Night Baseball telecast on ESPN, he wasn’t as sharp against the Detroit Tigers as he had been against his previous two opponents, the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals. But to quote rapper Jay Z, Strasburg has “99 problems” but a new […]

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Granderson And His iPad

An article by posted on May 6, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson And His iPad

Curtis Granderson has brought more to the New York Mets besides his power bat, keen eye at the plate, and his penchant for coming through in the clutch. Granderson has the grand distinction of being an amateur videographer, in the social media aspect anyway. He along with Daniel Muno and John Mayberry Jr. started the […]

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The Z Files: 5 Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Loss to Padres

An article by posted on May 6, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: 5 Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Loss to Padres

San Diego Padres starter Colin Rea took a no-hitter against the New York Mets into the seventh with two outs until Yoenis Cespedes hit a single opposite the defensive shift.  The Mets hit two home runs in the ninth inning but fell short, losing 5-3. Here are five takeaways from last night’s loss. 1.  Mets […]

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The Z Files: How Steven Matz Dominated the Atlanta Braves

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: How Steven Matz Dominated the Atlanta Braves

The New York Mets made a cool, rainy day look beautiful, hitting four home runs en route to a 8-0 shellacking of the last place Atlanta Braves.  The Mets hit more home runs during this series than the Braves have all season. Steven Matz fell short of his first complete game shutout, dominating Braves hitters […]

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Mets Head West to Hunt for W’s

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Head West to Hunt for W’s

Just Keep Winning…. A motto any team can get behind, the above mantra is especially pertinent for the 2016 New York Mets.  Every win counts the same, regardless of when it comes or who it comes against. Despite the surprising Phillies, it has been clear for some time now that the NL East is currently […]

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Boras Chimes In On Harvey’s Struggles

An article by posted on May 4, 2016 0 Comments
Boras Chimes In On Harvey’s Struggles

Another start, and still fans and media alike are startled by the lack of progress Matt Harvey is making in his starts in 2016. Harvey has been the tale of two pitchers so far this season, as his stats in innings 1-3 stand at a 2.00 ERA, 17 strikeouts, two walks, and holding opponents to […]

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The Z Files: A Closer Look At Matt Harvey’s Loss To Braves

An article by posted on May 4, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: A Closer Look At Matt Harvey’s Loss To Braves

The New York Mets hitters amassed only a single hit in their 3-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves.  As noted below, there is little to worry about with the Mets batting lineup but the same cannot be said for Matt Harvey. Matt Harvey (L, 2-4) 3 R, 8 H, 4 SO, 2 BB There were […]

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Jerry Blevins Proving To Be A Big Part Of Mets Pen

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Jerry Blevins Proving To Be A Big Part Of Mets Pen

The New York Mets completed one of their best April’s in team history, going 15-7 for a .682 winning percentage. As Adam Rubin noted, the Mets twice had more wins in April in 2006 (16-8) and 2002 (16-10) but those were in more games played. A number of factors led to such an impressive month, […]

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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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