Tag: pitching

Mets Minors: Mets Are Sending Three Players To The AFL

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Mets Are Sending Three Players To The AFL

No pun intended, but here’s a minor note for those of you who were interested in Mets players ticketed for the Arizona Fall League. The Mets official website notes that three players are headed to the AFL once the Minor League seasons end: Jeff McNeil, Beck Wheeler, and Mickey Jannis. The Mets will name four […]

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Familia Earns 34th Save, Adds New Filthy Splitter To Arsenal

An article by posted on August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Earns 34th Save, Adds New Filthy Splitter To Arsenal

Last night in a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, Terry Collins asked his closer Jeurys Familia to get four outs for his ball club. Familia did exactly that, and the Mets perserved in a much needed victory to remain 5 1/2 games up on the Washington Nationals. Familia came on in the bottom of […]

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Logan Verrett’s Road to the Show

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Logan Verrett’s Road to the Show

Congratulations to Logan Verrett, whose first major league start on Sunday was nothing short of fantastic. In a spot start for Matt Harvey, whom Verrertt is clearly better than, he went eight innings and gave up just one run on four hits and one walk, and logged eight strikeouts. You can read the full game recap […]

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MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

He is part of a crop of young baseball players who grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, a class that includes the likes of Bryce Harper, Joey Gallo and Kris Bryant. He’s thoughtful, strategic and articulate and made a perfect guest on a recent WIOX, Tip-Off radio show. I’m talking about Paul Sewald the current […]

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Mets’ New and Improved Narrative: 1969 Redux

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets’ New and Improved Narrative: 1969 Redux

It is perilous to build narratives, or even make predictions, in the middle of an upturn, just as it is during a downturn. Nevertheless, driven by still-vivid memories of the most glorious team in franchise history, and under-girded by a shared sense among Mets fans that this team may have that same special “it,” some […]

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Matt Harvey Has Not Allowed A Run In 15 Innings

An article by posted on August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Has Not Allowed A Run In 15 Innings

 Matt Harvey was overpowering versus the Colorado Rockies last night. He fired eight scoreless innings while striking out four batters to gain his 11th win of the season. He dominated the Rockies’ lineup for the entire contest as his fastball and changeup command were on point. Harvey did not walk a single batter all evening. […]

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Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker Working His Way To Citi Field

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker Working His Way To Citi Field

In 11 appearances for Double-A Binghamton, Josh Smoker has made a positive impression on B-Mets baseball fans. Smoker, has struck out 16 batters and walked just three in 12.0 innings while posting a brilliant 1.50 ERA and 1.15 WHIP. The fireballing left-hander pitched another scoreless inning of relief last night as Binghamton defeated Bowie 9-2. Smoker, 26, […]

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Harvey Unconcerned With What Nats Think, Mets Eyes Are On The Prize

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Unconcerned With What Nats Think, Mets Eyes Are On The Prize

After tossing seven shutout innings against the Miami Marlins, Mets right-hander Matt Harvey responded to comments from Nationals’ outfielders Jayson Werth  and Bryce Harper. Harvey told reporters that the Mets are only focused on themselves and aren’t concerned about what other people think. “I think we’re just keeping our head down and staying focused here in […]

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Michael Fulmer: Another Ace Is On The Way

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Fulmer: Another Ace Is On The Way

By almost any standard Binghamton’s Michael Fulmer is a pitching ace. It’s becoming almost a habit that every Fulmer outing is something special. The intensity he brings, the repertoire of pitches he displays and his toughness on the mound are special indeed. Often a pitching ace can bring the heat. With a fastball that sits […]

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Syndergaard Delivers His Best Performance Yet!

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Delivers His Best Performance Yet!

Noah Syndergaard delivered an electrifying performance on Tuesday night, tossing 8.0 shutout innings against the San Diego Padres and allowing just three hits while striking out nine. Thor, who took a perfect game into the seventh inning, became the first Met to toss at least eight shutout innings in one of his first 14 career […]

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