Tag: New York Mets

Why Didn’t Mets DL Cuddyer When His Knee First Swelled Up?

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
Why Didn’t Mets DL Cuddyer When His Knee First Swelled Up?

New York Mets left fielder Michael Cuddyer was out of the lineup again on Wednesday. It was the sixth game he’s missed in the team’s last eight, because of his sore and swollen left knee. Cuddyer received cortisone and lubricant injections in his knee last Wednesday, but apparently to no avail. According to manager Terry Collins, […]

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs San Francisco Giants

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs San Francisco Giants

Stat Line:  6 IP, 3 R, 10 H, 4 SO, 0 BB Last night, Bartolo Colon pitched well in the New York Mets 3-0 to the San Francisco Giants as he allowed ten relatively soft singles coupled with poor defense both by himself and the Mets infield.  In this article I will discuss how Colons […]

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Breaking Down Jon Niese vs. San Francisco Giants

An article by posted on July 7, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down Jon Niese vs. San Francisco Giants

Stat Line:  8 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 4 SO, 2 BB Last night, Jon Niese recorded his first win since May 9th in the New York Mets 3-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants.  During this article, I will explain how the variance in Niese fastball movement and velocity led to his success yesterday […]

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July 4th, 1985: The Show Must Go On

An article by posted on July 4, 2015 0 Comments
July 4th, 1985: The Show Must Go On

Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various twists and turns ending in perfect games, no-hitters, walk off home runs and everything in […]

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It’s Time to Start Capitalizing

An article by posted on July 3, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Time to Start Capitalizing

You know that feeling you get when you do something so amazing–like make an insane basketball trick shot or miraculously catch a falling box of cereal just before it crashes to the ground–you even surprise yourself, but you look around and no one witnessed you do it, like it’s just been wasted? I can only […]

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. Chicago Cubs

An article by posted on July 2, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. Chicago Cubs

Stat Line: 7.0 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 8 SO, 1 BB Bartolo Colon proved to be the only positive takeaway from last night’s game against the Chicago Cubs.  In this article I will touch on Colon’s sharp two-seam fastball and strong game plan that led to his success against the Cubs lineup. Two-seam Success Colon’s two-seam […]

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Steven Matz MLB Debut Report Card

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz MLB Debut Report Card

Stat Line:  7.2 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 6 K, 3 BB Yesterday afternoon, Mets fans excitedly tuned in to watch the much anticipated Major League debut for Long Island native and top prospect left-handed pitcher Steven Matz.  In this article, I will touch upon the quality of movement within Matz pitches, high level of […]

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Featured Post: The Mets Should Go Small

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Mets Should Go Small

The Mets’ run-scoring problems have been well-documented. The team has posted just six runs amidst the current five game skid. And, what’s worse, there does not appear to be any immediate help ready down in the minor leagues. Many, myself included, have proposed potential candidates Sandy Alderson could pursue. The likes of Todd Frazier, Carlos […]

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Breaking Down Jon Niese vs. Milwaukee Brewers

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down Jon Niese vs. Milwaukee Brewers

Stat Line:  6 IP, 2 R, 8 H, 3 BB, 1 HBP, 3 K During last night’s 3-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets starting pitcher Jon Niese showed that he’s officially turned the page on his awful May performances (1-4 with 5.56 ERA, 4.55 FIP in May).  During this article I will […]

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Featured Post: The Era Of Half-Measures Needs to End

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Era Of Half-Measures Needs to End

Suffice it to say it’s been a rough month for the New York Mets. I’ll spare you all the negative rants about losing streaks, poor offensive rankings, and a disintegrating run differential. I think we’ve all had enough of that. It’s tough to put your arms around what exactly is going on with this team. […]

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