Tag: pitching

Prospect Spotlight: Marcos Molina’s Breakthrough Season

An article by posted on August 31, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Marcos Molina’s Breakthrough Season

Everyone who follows baseball intently knows that it is the most rigorous sport when it comes to making it to the majors after being signed or drafted. Players must perform at several levels of the minors before they are given an opportunity to finally show their skills in the big show. One prospect has been […]

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MMO Exclusive: Dillon Gee Discusses Pitching, Outfield Defense, Having A Solid Bullpen

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Dillon Gee Discusses Pitching, Outfield Defense, Having A Solid Bullpen

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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Looks Like Syndergaard Will Not Be Called Up In September

An article by posted on August 24, 2014 0 Comments
Looks Like Syndergaard Will Not Be Called Up In September

On Friday night, Mets top pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard took the loss, allowing six runs, five earned, in six innings of work for Triple-A Las Vegas. It now appears more and more likely that Syndergaard will not pitch in the majors in 2014. “The results are just not there,” a Mets source told the Daily […]

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Mets Notes: Montero Optioned, DeGrom Returns To The Hill, A Six-Man Rotation

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Montero Optioned, DeGrom Returns To The Hill, A Six-Man Rotation

The Mets optioned RHP Rafael Montero to Triple-A Las Vegas following last night’s game to make room for Jacob deGrom who will be activated in time for his start against the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight. DeGrom says he is pain-free and is looking forward to pitching through the end of the season. He was 6-5 with a […]

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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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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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