Tag: pitching

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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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Random Thoughts” Edition

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Random Thoughts” Edition

First off, I would like to take the time out to wish all the readers of this blog a Happy Labor Day. If you’re one of the few that has to work today (cops, firefighters, etc)  - thank you for your service. The Legendary French Renaissance writer , Michel de Montaigne once said: “So it is with minds. Unless […]

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Game Preview: Niese On The Mound As Mets Look For Sweep

An article by posted on September 1, 2013 0 Comments
Game Preview: Niese On The Mound As Mets Look For Sweep

Mets at Nationals • 8:05 PM LHP Jon Niese (6-6, 3.69) vs. RHP Ross Ohlendorf (3-0, 2.49) Starting Lineup 1. Eric Young Jr., LF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3. Josh Satin, 3B 4. Lucas Duda, 1B 5. Travis d’Arnaud, C 6. Juan Lagares, RF 7. Matt den Dekker, CF 8. Omar Quintanilla, SS 9. Jonathon Niese, […]

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Mets vs Nationals: den Dekker And Lagares In The Outfield, It’s Wheeler Day!

An article by posted on August 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Nationals: den Dekker And Lagares In The Outfield, It’s Wheeler Day!

Mets at Nationals • 7:05 PM RHP Zack Wheeler (6-3, 3.42 ERA) vs. RHP Dan Haren (8-11, 4.66 ERA) Starting Lineup 1. Eric Young Jr. — LF 2. Daniel Murphy — 2B 3. Josh Satin — 3B 4. Ike Davis — 1B 5. Travis d’Arnaud — C 6. Juan Lagares — RF 7. Matt den Dekker […]

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Vaughn, Bradford, Maron, Aderlin and Robles To Represent Mets In AFL

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Vaughn, Bradford, Maron, Aderlin and Robles To Represent Mets In AFL

The 2013 Arizona Fall League Rosters were announced today. Representing the New York Mets will be OF Cory Vaughn, C Cam Maron, 3B Aderlin Rodriguez, RHP Hansel Robles, and RHP Chasen Bradford. MMO’s Prince Rahman interviewed Bradford yesterday, here is part of it: AA is often believed to be the toughest level for players to […]

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From the Organization That Brought Us Generation K, the Mets Now Present Generation DL

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
From the Organization That Brought Us Generation K, the Mets Now Present Generation DL

I can’t even count how many times broadcasters, commentators or play-by-play announcers have started a sentence with: “The Mets, an organization known for pitching…” Really??? Perhaps it’s time to rethink exactly how knowledgeable the Mets are when it comes to pitching. In one of the first scenes in the classic Field of Dreams, Ray Kinsella […]

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Harvey News Sends The Fan Base Reeling

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey News Sends The Fan Base Reeling

At this point, yesterday’s news feels like a bad dream, but the unfortunate reality is that we may not see Matt Harvey pitch again until 2015.  Once again it seems as though we’ve been left at the altar and many are desperate for answers. How on earth could the team’s new ace, our lone bright […]

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MMO Exclusive: Chasen Bradford Talks Baseball, Family and Life as a Mets Prospect

An article by posted on August 26, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Chasen Bradford Talks Baseball, Family and Life as a Mets Prospect

New York Mets right-handed pitching prospect Chasen Bradford was kind enough to grant me an interview which I’m pleased to share with MMO. Chasen was drafted by the Mets in the 35th round of the 2011 MLB Draft and he always stood out to me as someone who did not get the attention he deserved. Chasen has […]

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