Tag: pitching

Montero and Germen Likely To Be Demoted To Make Room For Colon and deGrom

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Montero and Germen Likely To Be Demoted To Make Room For Colon and deGrom

Adam Rubin surmises that the Mets will likely demote Gonzalez Germen and Rafael Montero when the Mets activate Jacob deGrom on Saturday and Bartolo Colon on Sunday. There is also the possibility that the Mets could simply find a candidate who they could place on the DL, perhaps Jenrry Mejia who in addition to a knee […]

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Who’s Hot / Who’s Not – Minor Leagues

An article by posted on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s Hot / Who’s Not – Minor Leagues

Who’s Hot: Gonzalez Germen – Las Vegas. Germen has pitched very well since being sent down to Vegas. He hasn’t allowed an earned run in his last 4 outings dating back to August 8th, during which he’s pitched 6 innings, allowed 3 hits, with 2 walks and 7 strikeouts while picking up 2 saves. He […]

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Quietly, Gee Drops His Fifth Straight To A’s

An article by posted on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Quietly, Gee Drops His Fifth Straight To A’s

It doesn’t feel like five starts since Dillon Gee‘s last victory which came over a month ago to the Atlanta Braves on July 9th! The man who earned the opening day start this year for the Mets is 4-6 with a 3.84 ERA but has now dropped his fifth straight start. The numbers aren’t as […]

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MMO Exclusive: Interview with Mets Pitcher Dillon Gee

An article by posted on August 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Interview with Mets Pitcher Dillon Gee

A couple weeks ago, I reached out to Mets pitcher Dillon Gee for an interview, and Dillon was kind enough to let me do an online Q&A with him. Gee had the 7th-lowest ERA in baseball from the end of May 2013 to the time at which he was placed on the DL in May 2014. […]

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Mets Are More ‘Clutch’ Than The Nats, Statistically Speaking

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are More ‘Clutch’ Than The Nats, Statistically Speaking

Judging from comments on my twitter feed, I’d venture to guess that the prevailing emotion among Mets fans out there for this season is abject frustration. While there are times when we are offered glimmers of hope and slivers of consistency, they tend to be quickly snuffed out. The team itself is probably more likeable […]

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Terry Collins Unhappy With Matt Harvey’s Most Recent Session

An article by posted on August 14, 2014 0 Comments
Terry Collins Unhappy With Matt Harvey’s Most Recent Session

August 14th (Harris Decker) According to ESPN’s Danny Knobler, Terry Collins and the Mets are trying desperately to slow down Matt Harvey‘s recovery from Tommy John Surgery. Yesterday, the Mets manager tried to get in touch with the recovering ace to discuss a reworked schedule only to find out that he was on the radio […]

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Quality vs. Quantity: Can The Mets Sustain Their Pitching Dominance?

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Quality vs. Quantity: Can The Mets Sustain Their Pitching Dominance?

In what is becoming an ongoing commentary on the effectiveness of the Mets braintrust’s primary approach to returning the organization to relevance, namely their institutional focus on pitching, we are poised for yet another test. Over the past few days the Mets have been hit with a mixed bag of essentially bad news on the […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Murphy, Granderson, Colon, Oh My!

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Murphy, Granderson, Colon, Oh My!

It’s been one of those wacky high and low weeks for the Mets yet again, showing that while the future looks bright, the present is rather bleak. It always seems as if each factor– offense, defense and pitching– seem to work independently. One day the offense will explode… but the defense will falter. The next day […]

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Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

An article by posted on August 7, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

David Wright insists he’s not injured and that he’s not hurting. Instead, he tells Daily News columnist John Harper that he is struggling mentally at the plate, and that he has forgotten what it feels like to be in a good hitting groove. “I’ve made some mistakes this year, revamping some things with my swing that […]

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Collins: All Of A Sudden, Wheeler Is A Different Animal Out There

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Collins: All Of A Sudden, Wheeler Is A Different Animal Out There

Last night during our game thread, I was taken aback when a reader commented during the second inning that the problem with Zack Wheeler was that he’s a thrower and not a pitcher. I jumped right in and said nothing could be more further from the truth and that Wheeler was mature beyond his years as […]

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