Tag: pitching

Ya Gotta Believe: Mets Starting Pitching Is Not Far From NL’s Elite

An article by posted on October 9, 2013 0 Comments
Ya Gotta Believe: Mets Starting Pitching Is Not Far From NL’s Elite

Joel Sherman lauds the Boston Red Sox offense in a piece he did for the New York Post on Monday, suggesting when all is said and done it’s the Sox’ offense that might separate them from the rest of the post season playoff contenders. According to Sherman that’s because strong pitching is a given and an almost automatic […]

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Improving Minor League Depth Still Essential For Mets To Get To Next Level

An article by posted on October 7, 2013 0 Comments
Improving Minor League Depth Still Essential For Mets To Get To Next Level

The New York Mets say they will spend on free agents this winter, in large part because they have little to offer up in the trade market. Really, their only chance to immediately improve is to write checks. What losing Matt Harvey for the 2014 season also does, is it greatly reduces the Mets’ inability to execute […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A Mets Offseason Plan Using The Red Sox Model

An article by posted on October 5, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A Mets Offseason Plan Using The Red Sox Model

Here’s a post from diehardmets who gives a good example of what the Mets offseason might look like using the Boston Red Sox model from last Winter. The question is where do you want to spend. Overpaying on Shin-Soo Choo or Jacoby Ellsbury is just repeating the mistakes of the past. I would think our fans are […]

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Matt Harvey And The Velocity Trap

An article by posted on October 4, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Harvey And The Velocity Trap

Wouldn’t it be great if Matt Harvey wasn’t really injured? If it was just some sort of minor strain that was blown way out of proportion by Dan Warthen, Ray Ramirez and “Dr. James Andrews?” A coaching staff conspiracy if you will? In lieu of imposing hard innings limits on Harvey and Zack Wheeler perhaps […]

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With Three Plus Pitches, Steven Matz Sees His Prospect Status Soaring

An article by posted on October 3, 2013 0 Comments
With Three Plus Pitches, Steven Matz Sees His Prospect Status Soaring

Baseball America ranked Met pitching prospect Steven Matz in the final spot of their South Atlantic League Top 20 Prospects. Here’s what BA wrote about him: Led by control artists like Gabriel Ynoa (the league’s pitcher of the year) and Luis Cessa, Savannah walked 267 batters all year. Only one other SAL team walked fewer than 400. Matz didn’t paint […]

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Alderson: Signing Santana Is A Possibility

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson: Signing Santana Is A Possibility

The latest news out of Sandy’s camp — He mentioned on WFAN that signing Johan Santana is a possibility. Although this could be nothing more than him covering his bases and making sure that all options get explored, he didn’t flat out deny anything. Santana has made his intentions clear — he plans to pitch […]

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Brewers vs Mets: Tovar, Centeno, Lagares Headline Final Lineup Of The Season

An article by posted on September 29, 2013 0 Comments
Brewers vs Mets: Tovar, Centeno, Lagares Headline Final Lineup Of The Season

Brewers (74-87) at Mets (73-88) • 1:10 PM RHP Marco Estrada (7-4, 4.02) vs. LHP Jon Niese (8-8, 3.74) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Lucas Duda – 1B David Wright – 3B Daniel Murphy – 2B Mike Baxter – RF Juan Lagares – CF Juan Centeno – C Wilfredo Tovar – SS Jon Niese […]

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Talking Nimmo, Plawecki, Boyd, Wheeler, Ynoa With Our Sand Gnats Beat Writer

An article by posted on September 28, 2013 0 Comments
Talking Nimmo, Plawecki, Boyd, Wheeler, Ynoa With Our Sand Gnats Beat Writer

Hey everyone, enjoy this interview session with our Savannah Sand Gnats beat writer, Wally Murphy, who attended every single Savannah home game for us this year… Thanks, Wally… Joe D.  The Sand Gnats had a tremendous first half, which led them to clinching the playoffs. After Plawecki and Boyd were promoted and left holes in […]

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Niese Will Pitch The Season Finale

An article by posted on September 26, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Will Pitch The Season Finale

Terry Collins told reporters that Jon Niese will start in the season finale against the Brewers on Sunday. After his last start on Tuesday, Collins said that there was a strong possibility that Niese would be shutdown for the season based on different factors. Niese missed nearly two months of this season rehabbing from a partially […]

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Featured Post: Are Dillon Gee and Jon Niese Keepers or Trade Bait?

An article by posted on September 24, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Are Dillon Gee and Jon Niese Keepers or Trade Bait?

Who’s ready for another Mets offseason? Well like it or not, here it comes. This particular offseason has already got me feeling a little edgy compared to past ones since Sandy Alderson took the reins. I wasn’t really expecting much before and I knew we were dismantling and rebuilding even though Sandy would never say […]

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