Tag: pitching

Mets Roll The Dice On Daisuke Matsuzaka

An article by posted on August 22, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Roll The Dice On Daisuke Matsuzaka

In an effort to bolster the rotation after injuries to Jeremy Hefner and Jenrry Mejia, the New York Mets today announced the club agreed to terms with righthanded pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka on a one-year contract. Matsuzaka will wear #16 and will start tomorrow’s night game against Detroit. A corresponding move will be announced prior to […]

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Did Mets Play Russian Roulette With Mejia’s Elbow?

An article by posted on August 18, 2013 0 Comments
Did Mets Play Russian Roulette With Mejia’s Elbow?

Another day, another injury for the New York Mets, and not surprisingly, one involving a pitcher. Jenrry Mejia didn’t make it out of the fourth Saturday night in San Diego because of pain caused by a bone spur in is right elbow. His season is in jeopardy as he likely will be placed on the disabled list […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Separated At Birth Edition

An article by posted on August 18, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Separated At Birth Edition

It is funny how sometimes we look like famous people. I for example have been told that I look like a bloated Danny Partridge or a late in his career Rusty Staub (hence my nickname Rustyjr). But it is amazing when some of our favorite current Mets players and coaches look like other famous people. […]

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Syndergaard Will Be Skipped From Next Start, Understands The Bigger Picture

An article by posted on August 17, 2013 0 Comments

Thoughts from Joe D. First of all, congratulations to everyone on the Binghamton Mets who are a win away from clinching the division and a playoff berth. At 78-47 they are having one of the greatest seasons in the history of the Eastern League. A hearty round of applause for all the players and also […]

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Mets vs Padres: Niese Takes The Hill, Baxter In LF, Young In CF, Lagares Sits This One Out

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Padres: Niese Takes The Hill, Baxter In LF, Young In CF, Lagares Sits This One Out

Mets at Padres • 10:10 PM • Petco Park Jon Niese (4-6, 4.45) vs Ian Kennedy (4-8, 4.97) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Mike Baxter – LF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jon Niese – LHP Game Notes  RHP LaTroy Hawkins was […]

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The Long and Short Of Noah Syndergaard, MMN Player of the Week

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments

With Mets minor league pitchers turning in many outstanding performances last week, it was difficult to decide who would be this week’s MMN pitcher of the week. Rafael Montero posted a terrific 1.20 ERA in 15 innings pitched for Las Vegas while Jacob Lugo, who flew under the radar for most of the season, dazzled in two starts […]

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Davis Gets First Start Against Lefty In Three Months, Goes Hitless Against Capuano

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments
Davis Gets First Start Against Lefty In Three Months, Goes Hitless Against Capuano

Well Ike Davis got his little reward last night as promised by Terry Collins and started against a lefthander as many on this thread wanted. Davis went hitless against Chris Capuano going 1-for-6 overall and stranding four runners on base. His lone hit was against righthanded reliever Brandon League – a double in the eighth. […]

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Eighth Inning Rally Sparks Cyclones’ Win

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments
Eighth Inning Rally Sparks Cyclones’ Win

It was hockey jersey night at MCU Park in Coney Island Wednesday evening, and the Brooklyn Cyclones waited until well into the third period – also known as the bottom of the eighth inning – to wake up from a game-long drought and earn a 3-1 victory over the Hudson Valley Renegades. The win moves […]

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Mets vs Dodgers: Flores Rests His Ankle, Turner At 3B, Satin At 1B, Oh Yeah And It’s Harvey Day!

An article by posted on August 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Dodgers: Flores Rests His Ankle, Turner At 3B, Satin At 1B, Oh Yeah And It’s Harvey Day!

Mets at Dodgers • 10:10 PM • Dodger Stadium Matt Harvey (9-3, 2.09) vs Hyun-Jin Ryu (11-3, 2.99) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr.,LF Juan Lagares, CF Daniel Murphy, 2b Marlon Byrd, RF Josh Satin, 1B Justin Turner, 3B John Buck, C Omar Quintanilla, SS Matt Harvey, RHP As I speculated this morning, Wilmer Flores will get to […]

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Hits & Misses: Murphy’s Future Role, When Defense Matters Most, Capping Innings Is A Good Thing

An article by posted on August 13, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Murphy’s Future Role, When Defense Matters Most, Capping Innings Is A Good Thing

Someone asked me today if we should just go ahead and send Daniel Murphy to the bench in a super utility type role. “Of course”. I responded. Looking at how far his defense has been regressing and how inconsistent his bat has been, it’s no big secret how this movie is going to end. Once […]

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