Tag: pitching

Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog.com profiled pitching prospect Zack Wheeler in his latest installment of the Mets Minor League Report on Friday. I wanted to address the many problems I found with his analysis and conclusions. Before I go there, let’s take a quick look at where Zack Wheeler is right now. Currently, the young right-hander […]

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Phillies vs Mets Preview: Marcum To Debut, Baxter Leads Off, Davis Bats Seventh

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Phillies vs Mets Preview: Marcum To Debut, Baxter Leads Off, Davis Bats Seventh

Starting Lineup Mike Baxter RF Ruben Tejada SS Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Lucas Duda LF John Buck C Ike Davis 1B Jordany Valdespin CF Shaun Marcum RHP Game Notes Josh Edgin, 26, was demoted to Double-A Binghamton to make room for today’s starter Shaun marcum. He has struggled this season with a 9.64 […]

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Dodgers vs Mets Preview: Duda Batting Cleanup, Spin Not In Lineup, Hefner On Hill For Rubber Match

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Dodgers vs Mets Preview: Duda Batting Cleanup, Spin Not In Lineup, Hefner On Hill For Rubber Match

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Anthony Recker – C Collin Cowgill – CF Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes Last night’s grand slam by Jordany Valdespin was the first walk-off grand slam by a […]

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Why I Feel Zack Wheeler Should Be In The Mets Rotation

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Why I Feel Zack Wheeler Should Be In The Mets Rotation

Zack Wheeler is a name we have all heard a lot lately. Probably too much, actually. But it’s a name I expect Mets fans will hear plenty more of over the coming years. Wheeler, the Mets’ top pitching prospect, is currently at Triple-A Las Vegas as he continues to work on control issues before he […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Matt Harvey – The Best Is Yet To Come

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Matt Harvey – The Best Is Yet To Come

It’s now been over seven years since that promising Opening Day in 2006, which was only day one of a season that took the Mets just a big swing away from the National League Championship trophy, and a visit to the World Series. With the exception of a few R.A. Dickey masterpieces, and a special no-hitter, there hasn’t […]

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Featured Post: Behind the Mask – Jerry Grote

An article by posted on April 23, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Behind the Mask – Jerry Grote

Winning was Jerry Grote’s bliss. In fact, his most joyous moment on the diamond was captured on film when teammate Jerry Koosman leapt into his arms after the final out of the 1969 World Series. In 1976, Bob Myrick found out the hard way how Grote felt about losing when the Mets rookie pitcher beat […]

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Parnell Should Remain Mets Closer When Francisco Is Activated

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
Parnell Should Remain Mets Closer When Francisco Is Activated

Most everything about the Mets these days is about the future. From Matt Harvey, to extending David Wright, to the trade of R.A. Dickey and protecting Zack Wheeler, we’re talking about 2014 and beyond. Sure, it would be great to compete now, but 2013 is mostly for establishing the foundation. It is the development of Harvey and Jon Niese; giving Wheeler major league […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Knocking Off The Nationals Edition

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Knocking Off The Nationals Edition

Baseball is such a great sport. There is something for everyone, offense, defense, strategy, statistics, history and pitching. I’ll take a well pitched game over a slugfest any day. When you look at the Washington Nationals starting rotation, you just got to love what you see: Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez (one of my favorites), Jordan […]

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Rafael Montero: All He Does Is Dominate

An article by posted on April 20, 2013 0 Comments
Rafael Montero: All He Does Is Dominate

When it comes to pitching prospects in the Mets organization, Zack Wheeler is the guy that the majority of fans will stop to see how he performed the night before. However, it seems that with every start Wheeler makes, he is getting further and further away from making his Citi Field debut. On the other […]

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Open Thread: Nationals vs Mets – Hefner Looks To Rebound

An article by posted on April 20, 2013 0 Comments
Open Thread: Nationals vs Mets – Hefner Looks To Rebound

Starting Lineup Justin Turner SS Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B John Buck C Ike Davis 1B Marlon Byrd RF Lucas Duda LF Collin Cowgill CF Jeremy Hefner RHP Game Preview The Mets try to take the series today against the Nationals! Last night was a -ahem- Harvelous or Matt-tastic day for the Mets as […]

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