Tag: pitching

MMO Players of the Week: 3D Edition – Duda, den Dekker and Dillon

An article by posted on September 10, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: 3D Edition – Duda, den Dekker and Dillon

Last week in Mets baseball: not very good. The week began and ended with Dice-K on the mound; one start being horrendous and one being pleasantly surprising. The team went a dismal 2-4 this week, scoring a combined total of 18 runs. The offense was, once again, asleep; making the absence of David Wright sting […]

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MMO Mailbag: Do You Believe The Mets Will Spend This Offseason?

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Do You Believe The Mets Will Spend This Offseason?

John B. asks… Do you really believe the Mets will spend this offseason or that they will contend in 2014? Joe D. replies… In a word, yes. I do believe they will spend as they do have many areas they need to address, and they are fresh out of All Star caliber players to trade […]

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September Glimpses: Why Not Darin Gorski?

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
September Glimpses: Why Not Darin Gorski?

Daisuke Matsuzaka had his first quality start as a New York Met in Cleveland on Sunday. Met fans were likely happy to get a win and pleased for Matsuzaka even though the former Red Sox star was brought to New York simply to be a starting rotation place holder for the remainder of the 2013 season. That fact […]

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Matz Tosses A Gem As Gnats Advance To Championship Series Which Begins Monday

An article by posted on September 8, 2013 0 Comments
Matz Tosses A Gem As Gnats Advance To Championship Series Which Begins Monday

Savannah 5, Augusta 0 Behind a brilliant pitching performance, the Savannah Sand Gnats blanked the Augusta GreenJackets 5-0 Friday night at Historic Grayson Stadium to sweep the best-of-three Southern Division Championship Series two games to none. Savannah outscored Augusta 15-2 in the two games. Savannah pitchers recorded 19 strikeouts against just one walk in the two-game sweep. […]

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Why Are The Mets Playing An Obviously Injured Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on September 7, 2013 0 Comments
Why Are The Mets Playing An Obviously Injured Wilmer Flores

In the third inning of last night’s loss to the Indians, third baseman Wilmer Flores grimaced in pain as he swung and threw his bat at the ball, prompting Keith Hernandez to say, “Ouch. That kid is really hurting. You can tell that ankle is still bothering him.” Flores has been slumping badly both at […]

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Wheeler Takes His Undefeated 5-0 Road Record To Cleveland

An article by posted on September 6, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Takes His Undefeated 5-0 Road Record To Cleveland

As was reported earlier this week, tonight’s Mets starter Zack Wheeler, has only 25-28 innings left before he will be shutdown for the season. The Mets want to keep Wheeler’s innings total to around 175-180 for the season. With the 23-year-old righty already at 151.2 between Triple-A and the majors, the Mets may likely limit […]

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Vic Black Wants To Be A Closer

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments
Vic Black Wants To Be A Closer

They say that baseball is a game of inches, or centimeters if you find yourself in the British Isles. You could take that old baseball adage and apply it in so many ways, but basically it juxtaposes the reality of how easily the game can change on a dime or how suddenly the momentum in […]

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Get Ready For A Rock N’ Roll Pitching Matchup In Cleveland

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments
Get Ready For A Rock N’ Roll Pitching Matchup In Cleveland

In 2004, general manager Jim Duquette thought the Mets were a playoff contender, as the team was just three games out of first place on July 22.  But one week later, the Mets were seven games off the pace and falling fast.  Not wanting to give up on the season, Duquette traded away the team’s […]

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Mets Minors: Could Logan Verrett Profile as a Reliever in the Majors?

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments

He’s a baseball alchemist with a potent mix of pitches proven to flummox even the most accomplished batters in Double-A’s Eastern League. With 12 wins, Binghamton starting pitcher Logan Verrett shares the top of the league in this category with two other pitchers. Yet, watching Verrett capably mix four different pitchers over five innings of work on […]

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Suddenly, Gee Has Become The Mets’ Most Reliable Starter

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments
Suddenly, Gee Has Become The Mets’ Most Reliable Starter

There was something Sandy Alderson said during his interview on WFAN on Tuesday that made me laugh. When Mike Francesa brought up how well Dillon Gee had been pitching, the Mets GM responded: “I told Dillon after his last game, remember what I told you two months ago: The other guys are getting the headlines, […]

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