Tag: pitching

Colon Has Been A Godsend For The Mets

An article by posted on 06/05/2015 0 Comments
Colon Has Been A Godsend For The Mets

Bartolo Colon just gets it, doesn’t he? After all those years wearing an Angels, Yankees, Indians, Expos, White Sox, Red Sox and A’s uniforms, he’s certainly learned the formula for success. Or as Terry Collins puts it, he’s learned to be brave, fearlessly attacking the strike zone and daring hitters to take their best shots. […]

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Parnell Taking His Time With Mets Bullpen Thriving

An article by posted on 28/04/2015 0 Comments
Parnell Taking His Time With Mets Bullpen Thriving

Mets reliever Bobby Parnell is still working his way back from Tommy John surgery by doing rehab. The team would greatly benefit from his return, but the Mets bullpen has been doing fine so far this season. The Mets bullpen ranks 2nd in the NL in ERA despite the absence of Parnell, Jenrry Mejia. Vic Black […]

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Gee Not In Jeopardy Of Losing Rotation Spot To Montero

An article by posted on 27/04/2015 0 Comments
Gee Not In Jeopardy Of Losing Rotation Spot To Montero

According to Terry Collins, Dillon Gee is not in jeopardy of losing his spot in the rotation, despite Rafael Montero starting Tuesday against the Marlins. Collins told reporters in Bismarck, North Dakota Miami he has the “biggest pain in the ass job there is” because of media speculation Gee could get bumped by Montero. “I […]

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Harvey Wanted It So Bad He Could Taste It

An article by posted on 26/04/2015 0 Comments
Harvey Wanted It So Bad He Could Taste It

As I watched Matt Harvey pitch for the Mets on Saturday against the Yankees, I couldn’t help but wonder: Was he showing off for his future bosses? I have little doubt from his body language there’s little question to the matter of showing up his current boss. Please don’t say Harvey someday toiling for the […]

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No Joke: Harvey Ready to Battle A-Rod and the Yanks

An article by posted on 25/04/2015 0 Comments
No Joke: Harvey Ready to Battle A-Rod and the Yanks

That’s the back cover of the Daily News featuring Matt Harvey as Batman and Alex Rodriguez as the Joker. Pretty awesome… Despite a mild ankle sprain, Harvey is full steam ahead for his start this afternoon against CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees in the Bronx. In his only other start against the Yankees, Harvey […]

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MMO Feature: Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic Turns 45

An article by posted on 22/04/2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic Turns 45

On this day in Mets history, 45 years ago, Hall of Famer Tom Seaver tossed his 19-strikeout gem against the San Diego Padres and set the major league record with 10 straight strikeouts to end the game. It happened on April 22, 1970 and our own Stephen Hanks was there. Here is an article he […]

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Despite Loss Of Blevins, Alderson Remains Confident In Bullpen

An article by posted on 21/04/2015 0 Comments
Despite Loss Of Blevins, Alderson Remains Confident In Bullpen

After another Mets win on Sunday, the Mets took a big hit when Mets lefty reliever Jerry Blevins got hit by a line drive in his left forearm and the result was a fracture. He will be in the DL and out for 6-8 weeks. “I saw the X-rays this morning at Hospital for Special […]

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Who Is Hansel Robles and Why Did Mets Choose Him?

An article by posted on 20/04/2015 0 Comments
Who Is Hansel Robles and Why Did Mets Choose Him?

Note from Joe D. As we reported yesterday, Hansel Robles was called up to replace the injured Jerry Blevins who sustained a fractured forearm after he was hit by a come-backer to the mound on Sunday. Robles was off to a good start in his first taste of Triple-A for Las Vegas where in five […]

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Mets Minor League Recap 4/17: Black and Parnell Throw, Everyone Wins!

An article by posted on 17/04/2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap 4/17: Black and Parnell Throw, Everyone Wins!

Las Vegas 7, Sacramento 4 Matt Reynolds hit a 3-run home run in the top of the 6th to give the Las Vegas 51′s a 4-2 lead and they went on to beat Sacramento 7-4. Reynolds finished 2-4 on the night and is now hitting 7-20 with five RBI over his last five games. Alex […]

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Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

An article by posted on 15/04/2015 77 Comments
Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

Jon Matlack’s career record of 125-126 may be as mediocre as you can get, but Matlack was a much, much better than average major league pitcher. In fact, he was one of the very finest lefthanded pitchers ever developed by the Mets’ organization. His other career marks – a 3.18 lifetime ERA (better than Steve […]

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