Now with the Mets having cleared one of their biggest offseason worries in the Francisco Rodriguez vesting option, does that make the Mets buyers during the trade deadline? — Although a game has yet to be played after the All-Star break, this Mets team already takes on a new appearance. The bullpen corps is comprised of the same pitchers, and two (Bobby Parnell & Pedro Beato) will look to close out games now. Jason Isringhausen […]
When you think of closers in this generation, you think of flame throwing pitchers who are able to come in and shut down the opposition for one inning. The Firemen era, where closers handled 3 innings and got the traditional save, will no longer be visited. It comes down to a point in the game where the one inning closer is extremely overvalued compared to the legendary closers of history. Don’t get me wrong – […]
Mike Pelfrey willed his way through six innings while Carlos Beltran and Jason Bay supplied all the power as the Mets beat the Dodgers 6-0, ensuring at least a series split as the Mets win their third straight game. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey worked himself in and out of trouble today, going six innings while giving up five hits, walking two, hitting two batters and striking out two. Pelfrey was consistently hit, and it wasn’t cheap contact […]
R.A. Dickey left in the third inning with an injury and the Mets bullpen proceeded to allow nine runs in their 9-3 loss to the Cubs today Game Notes R.A. Dickey looked good or seemed to be pitching a great game, until the injury bug struck. While fielding a grounder, Dickey seemed to hurt his heel and left the game with an undisclosed injury. Typical Mets luck Pedro Beato came in, and was hit like […]
A combination of Chris Young and the bullpen held the Phillies to one run in fourteen innings, and Ronny Paulino made a big Mets debut, including the game winning hit and the Mets won the game in the fourteenth inning, 2-1. Game Notes Chris Young was lights out today, going seven quality innings while giving up two hits, walking three, striking out seven and allowing ZERO runs. What is more amazing is most columnists/bloggers figured […]
The Mets selected Pedro Beato with their second pick in the Rule 5 Draft. He projects as a middle reliever and might be able to have an immediate impact on the major league roster. Beato was actually drafted by the Mets in the 17th round in 2005 but did not sign. The following year, the Orioles selected him with the 32nd overall pick and were able to sign him. The Mets brought in D.J. Carrasco […]
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