Tag: pitching staff

With D’Arnaud Nearing Return, Rivera Should Get Nod Over Plawecki As Backup

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
With D’Arnaud Nearing Return, Rivera Should Get Nod Over Plawecki As Backup

Adam Rubin of ESPN reports that Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud is nearing his first game action since April 25.  He has been on the disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain, and could finally begin a rehab assignment this weekend, putting him in line for a return next week. Yesterday, Matt Harvey may have turned his whole […]

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Featured Post: Mets Should Make Cespedes An Aggressive One-Year Offer

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Should Make Cespedes An Aggressive One-Year Offer

An MMO Fan Shot by Robert Walsh Just wanted to get your thoughts as to what you think about the prospects and value of a strong 1-year pillow contract offer to Yoenis Cespedes. A strong $24-$26 million, one-year deal may be enough for him at the going rate. It doesn’t sound as if he is […]

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Daniel Murphy’s Postseason Jumps From Great To Historic

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy’s Postseason Jumps From Great To Historic

It didn’t take long for Daniel Murphy to continue his epic postseason performance in Game 2 on Tuesday night of the National League Championship Series. The free agent to be, ripped a laser off Cubs starter Jake Arrieta in the first inning for his fifth home run of the playoffs to put the Mets ahead […]

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Cespedes and Wright Say Mets Starters Can Steal The Show

An article by posted on October 9, 2015 0 Comments
Cespedes and Wright Say Mets Starters Can Steal The Show

Third baseman David Wright had some sage advice for teammates Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Steven Matz on Thursday. He says that if the four of them can stay within themselves and pitch to their abilities, they each have a chance to steal the show and distinguish themselves as bonafide stars on the National […]

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Big Papi Has Big Praise For Mets Pitching Staff

An article by posted on August 31, 2015 0 Comments
Big Papi Has Big Praise For Mets Pitching Staff

With the Mets sending Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard to the mound against Boston, David Ortiz came away extremely impressed. He talked to reporters after Sunday’s game and offered a lot of high praise for the Mets’ excellent rotation. “The Mets, with that pitching staff,” Ortiz told reporters, “they’re not too far away […]

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It’s The Pitching, Stupid…

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
It’s The Pitching, Stupid…

So to what can these Amazing 2015 Mets attribute their remarkable early success and their uncanny 11-3 start to? As is always the case in matters of baseball dominance, “it’s the pitching, stupid.” Pitching, pitching, pitching… It’s what wins divisions, it’s what wins World Series championships. And it’s what’s driving these incredibly fun to watch […]

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Jerry Grote: The Man Behind The Mask

An article by posted on October 26, 2014 0 Comments
Jerry Grote: The Man Behind The Mask

Winning was Jerry Grote’s bliss. In fact, his most joyous moment on the diamond was captured on film when teammate Jerry Koosman leapt into his arms after the final out of the 1969 World Series. In 1976, Bob Myrick found out the hard way how Grote felt about losing when the Mets rookie pitcher beat […]

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Could Jay Bruce Be A Viable Trade Target?

An article by posted on October 17, 2014 0 Comments
Could Jay Bruce Be A Viable Trade Target?

The Cincinnati Reds were a very interesting team this year. Finishing with their worst record since 2008, the team failed to make the playoffs after reaching the dance in three of the last four seasons. Looking to rebound from a down year, you have to wonder if the Reds would consider shaking things up. It […]

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Can Mets Win Without That Big Splash Free Agent?

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Can Mets Win Without That Big Splash Free Agent?

There are two different ways you can lose 80-games. You can lose 80-games as a really bad team or you can lose 80-games as a team that has shown signs of growth. Joel Sherman of the New York Post believes the Mets are the latter. If you begin to dissect the team, you can start […]

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Collins, Warthen and Alderson Will Closely Monitor Pitchers Down The Stretch

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Collins, Warthen and Alderson Will Closely Monitor Pitchers Down The Stretch

Addressing the media before Monday nights game, Sandy Alderson once again discussed the status of his young pitching staff. He focused on their use in September and the way the team can monitor their innings, pitch counts and health as the season winds down. Alderson had this to say about the situation: “We’ve got a […]

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