Tag: pitching

Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

The Mets beat the Phillies yesterday afternoon, but they are still struggling. Their pitching has become suddenly inconsistent and their offense is practically nonexistent. Here are a few things that I think, while risky, could turn things around. Call up Steven Matz Steven Matz is killing it in Triple-A right now. He currently owns a […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. (Not4) Memorial Day Weekend marks not only the unofficial beginning of summer but also is viewed as perhaps the first seminal day for determining whether a team’s hot start is for real.  It’s easy to dismiss hot starts as nothing more than anomalies borne from small sample sizes […]

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Lucas Duda Keeps Getting Better, Has 1.207 OPS Against LHP

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Keeps Getting Better, Has 1.207 OPS Against LHP

After a breakout 2014 season where he hit 30 home runs, it wasn’t unrealistic to expect Lucas Duda to experience some regression. However, Duda is defying the odds again as he’s on pace for an even better season. With an incredible two home run performance yesterday, Duda is now batting .305 with 19 RBI and […]

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The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

Exit velocity reminds me of a roommate I had who once decided to chase a full turkey dinner with a Domino’s Hawaiian and a six-pack. He was in a recliner across the room making gurgling noises. I look up and realize the noises were coming from his belly, which was moving — on it’s own, like […]

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DeGrom Does It All, Delivers Big-Time Performance

An article by posted on May 17, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Does It All, Delivers Big-Time Performance

It was so exciting to watch the Mets demolish the Milwaukee Brewers by a score of 14-1 on Saturday night. Last night’s performance was everything that Friday’s performance was not. Great starting pitching, effective relief, crisp defense, and of course an offensive explosion that was a sight for sore eyes. I think we all needed […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Kolarek Runs Scoreless Streak To 11 Innings, Molina To DL With Elbow Strain

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Kolarek Runs Scoreless Streak To 11 Innings, Molina To DL With Elbow Strain

Sacramento 6, Las Vegas (24-11) 5 The 51′s were down 6-0 heading to the bottom of the 8th until they would a 5 spot up but Dan Rohlfing struck out swinging as the go-ahead run to end the threat. The loss snapped The 51′s 10-game home winning streak. Kyle Johnson got the night off after […]

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Punchless Mets Squander Another Gem

An article by posted on May 14, 2015 0 Comments
Punchless Mets Squander Another Gem

“Oh my God, the Mets are 13-3, ten games over .500, and eight games ahead of the Nationals!” That seems so long ago now. The Mighty Mets, The Mike Barwis and Kevin Long Rejuvenated Mets, The Terry Collins Led Unstoppable Mets, The Michael Cuddyer Can Do Magic Infused Mets, The Unconventional New and Improved Bob […]

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Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets have not yet written off Wilmer Flores as their No. 1 shortstop. However, he adds that the consensus among in-the-know observers is that at some point they will need to pull the trigger and obtain a top-tier shortstop if they truly plan to capitalize on […]

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Mets Rank Near Bottom In Most Offensive Categories

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Rank Near Bottom In Most Offensive Categories

Since the end of their 11-game winning streak on April 24th, the Mets have averaged just three runs a game and posted a .224 average, both are ranked dead last in the NL. Here are some disturbing trends: Leading off an inning the Mets are batting .193 with a .278 on-base percentage in 284 plate […]

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Are You Ready For Thor’s Day?!?!

An article by posted on May 9, 2015 0 Comments
Are You Ready For Thor’s Day?!?!

It was very interesting to hear what Steve Gelbs had to say about his conversation with Mets Triple-A pitching coach Frank Viola on Friday. The two of them spoke shortly after the team announced that their top prospect, Noah Syndergaard, was being promoted and would make his MLB debut on Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs. I […]

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