Tag: New York Mets

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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Jose Reyes Suspended 60 Days For Domestic Violence

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Suspended 60 Days For Domestic Violence

UPDATE: MAY 14 After initial reports that Colorado Rockies and ex-Met shortstop Jose Reyes would be handed down a 60-game suspension, Major League Baseball announced on Friday that Reyes would be suspended until May 31st, which would amount to the first 51 games of the season. Reyes, 32, agreed to the punishment and will serve […]

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The Z Files: Mets Hitters Need Better Approach At The Plate

An article by posted on May 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Mets Hitters Need Better Approach At The Plate

Noah Syndergaard went back to little league accounting for all of the New York Mets four runs batted in and narrowly throwing a complete game.  Unfortunately, the Mets had viable opportunities to score more runs but continue searching for timely base hits. Situational Hitting Situational hitting is the adjustment or strategy in a batters approach […]

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Matz Scratched With Sore Forearm, Verrett Likely To Start Against Rockies

An article by posted on May 11, 2016 0 Comments
Matz Scratched With Sore Forearm, Verrett Likely To Start Against Rockies

New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz will miss his next start after experiencing soreness in his left forearm following his last start. Matz, 24, spoke briefly with reporters and downplayed the severity of the situation, saying that skipping his next start was precautionary. “It’s just not worth it to risk it right now,” said Matz. “Yesterday […]

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The Z Files: Robles’ Fateful Pitch To Trayce Thompson

An article by posted on May 11, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Robles’ Fateful Pitch To Trayce Thompson

Jacob deGrom settled in after allowing two runs on two doubles and a sacrifice fly during the first inning but the New York Mets eventually lost 3-2 on a walk-off home run by Trayce Thompson off Hansel Robles in the bottom of the ninth inning. Hansel Robles Pitch Selection & Movement Prior to Thompson’s home […]

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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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