Tag: NL East

Nationals Adjust Rotation To Prepare For Mets Matchup

An article by posted on 26/08/2015 0 Comments
Nationals Adjust Rotation To Prepare For Mets Matchup

In an effort to align their best pitchers against their division rivals, the Washington Nationals will skip Max Scherzer‘s scheduled start tomorrow and instead pitch Saturday as reported by James Wagner of the Washington Post. Doing this will align Scherzer, Jordan Zimmerman and Stephen Strasburg to face the mets twice in the final month of […]

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Hey Mets Fans, Look Who’s No. 1

An article by posted on 03/08/2015 0 Comments
Hey Mets Fans, Look Who’s No. 1

I couldn’t resist digging up this vintage photo of the scoreboard at Shea Stadium when the Mets climbed into first place for the first time in the history of the franchise in 1969. While the Mets have spent a good chunk of time in first place already this season, it gravitated into a month-long period […]

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Fair’s Fair, Except When It’s Unfair

An article by posted on 24/05/2015 0 Comments
Fair’s Fair, Except When It’s Unfair

Perhaps one of the “fairest” ballparks in Major League Baseball (not to mention the most beautiful), PNC Park in Pittsburgh has seemed a little biased against the visiting Mets these past two games. Even Matt Harvey seemed a little “penetrable” with his back to the Allegheny on Saturday. The test, I believe, the Mets will […]

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2015 MLB Preview, Best & Worst Case Scenarios, Players to Watch

An article by posted on 12/04/2015 0 Comments
2015 MLB Preview, Best & Worst Case Scenarios, Players to Watch

If you’re reading this, it’s too late. (Is that a copyright infringement? Probably. What can they possibly do to me, I’m still a minor.) Here are my division by division previews. As always, when I give best and worst case scenarios, I’m assuming the general health of their roster. Enjoy. AL EAST 1. Baltimore Orioles […]

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Mets Spring Training: The Best of the Best!

An article by posted on 05/04/2015 0 Comments
Mets Spring Training: The Best of the Best!

If this spring hasn’t left you optimistic of what’s to come, then you might need to rethink a few things. There is something drastically different about this year’s Mets compared to last, and while it is clear that there are still some wrinkles to be smoothed out, there should be no argument that 2015 will […]

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Mets Need To Solve The Nationals

An article by posted on 06/02/2015 0 Comments
Mets Need To Solve The Nationals

With 23 of the first 26 games this season coming against the NL East, Sandy Alderson was asked how important it is for the Mets to get off to a strong start this season? “We played very well against the NL East last year, with one obvious exception. When they signed Max Scherzer, my response […]

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Niese Glad He Wasn’t Dealt, Says There’s Method To Sandy’s Madness

An article by posted on 06/02/2015 0 Comments
Niese Glad He Wasn’t Dealt, Says There’s Method To Sandy’s Madness

Veteran columnist Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, delivers another solid player profile from Port St. Lucie where he’s been reporting from the last few weeks. This time Kernan catches up with lefthander Jon Niese who is glad to still be a Met and says he was told he would not be traded. “They […]

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NL East Offseason Winners and Losers

An article by posted on 29/01/2015 0 Comments
NL East Offseason Winners and Losers

After one of the most active Winters ever, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports evaluates all the winners and losers so far. Here are the ones I cherry picked from the NL East including the Mets. Winners Marlins. They got off to a big start with the record $325-million deal for franchise player Giancarlo Stanton (with […]

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Nationals Talkin’ Shit, But Don’t Count Us Out Yet

An article by posted on 22/01/2015 0 Comments
Nationals Talkin’ Shit, But Don’t Count Us Out Yet

Michael Cuddyer was at Citi Field today entertaining some local kids at a charity event. Afterward while speaking to reporters, he responded to the hype surrounding the Washington Nationals being the best team in the NL East and comments by ownership and management about their powerhouse rotation. “I think the ‘Baseball Almanac’ would be written […]

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Harvey Will Give Mets The Best 1-2-3 Punch In Baseball

An article by posted on 19/11/2014 0 Comments
Harvey Will Give Mets The Best 1-2-3 Punch In Baseball

Timing is everything.  Matt Harvey is returning to lead the New York Mets rotation, now bolstered with a matured Zack Wheeler and 2014 NL ROY winner Jacob deGrom.  All three have experienced their own setbacks this year, but their talent is in another stratosphere and they’ve each grown from their own experiences.  There may be a […]

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