Tag: pitching

MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Blue Jays 3

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Blue Jays 3

A tremendous effort by Noah Syndergaard, a resilient performance by an exhausted bullpen, and some very timely hitting, capped off with a Wilmer Flores walk-off single, propelled the Mets (35-30) to a 4-3 win against the Blue Jays (34-31) tonight in 11 innings. Syndergaard, coming off two sub-par outings, toed the rubber for the Mets […]

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A Dozen Scouts On Hand To Watch Matz Pitch Last Night

An article by posted on June 12, 2015 0 Comments
A Dozen Scouts On Hand To Watch Matz Pitch Last Night

Lending credence to reports that the Mets will be promoting pitching prospect Steven Matz sooner rather than later, about a dozen advance scouts were in attendance last night in Las Vegas to watch the young southpaw pitch. (New York Post) Earlier this week, Sandy Alderson told reporters that Matz had nothing left to prove in the […]

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Get Used To It… This Is Our Reality…

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
Get Used To It… This Is Our Reality…

After a brutal loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night there’s only one thing on every Mets fans’ mind this morning; what is Sandy Alderson waiting for? Kevin Kernan of the New York Post spoke to several scouts after last night’s loss and they all had the same reaction. “Why don’t the Mets trade […]

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Mets Should Consider Trading Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Should Consider Trading Bartolo Colon

There is an interesting issue that arises with fans. There is an obvious notion that often goes overlooked. It’s easy to say that the Mets should expunge the current dead weight of their rotation. It’s easy to point fingers at Dillon Gee and Jon Niese at this point, both of whom have not been pitching […]

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Mejia Inching Towards Return Date

An article by posted on May 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mejia Inching Towards Return Date

As Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote today, Jenrry Mejia‘s possible return date from his 80-game suspension is in sight and right now, the Mets are saying he will return to the team. Mejia will be allowed to rehab and even pitch in the minor leagues before he is eligible to return to […]

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Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

The Mets beat the Phillies yesterday afternoon, but they are still struggling. Their pitching has become suddenly inconsistent and their offense is practically nonexistent. Here are a few things that I think, while risky, could turn things around. Call up Steven Matz Steven Matz is killing it in Triple-A right now. He currently owns a […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. (Not4) Memorial Day Weekend marks not only the unofficial beginning of summer but also is viewed as perhaps the first seminal day for determining whether a team’s hot start is for real.  It’s easy to dismiss hot starts as nothing more than anomalies borne from small sample sizes […]

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Lucas Duda Keeps Getting Better, Has 1.207 OPS Against LHP

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Keeps Getting Better, Has 1.207 OPS Against LHP

After a breakout 2014 season where he hit 30 home runs, it wasn’t unrealistic to expect Lucas Duda to experience some regression. However, Duda is defying the odds again as he’s on pace for an even better season. With an incredible two home run performance yesterday, Duda is now batting .305 with 19 RBI and […]

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The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

Exit velocity reminds me of a roommate I had who once decided to chase a full turkey dinner with a Domino’s Hawaiian and a six-pack. He was in a recliner across the room making gurgling noises. I look up and realize the noises were coming from his belly, which was moving — on it’s own, like […]

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DeGrom Does It All, Delivers Big-Time Performance

An article by posted on May 17, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Does It All, Delivers Big-Time Performance

It was so exciting to watch the Mets demolish the Milwaukee Brewers by a score of 14-1 on Saturday night. Last night’s performance was everything that Friday’s performance was not. Great starting pitching, effective relief, crisp defense, and of course an offensive explosion that was a sight for sore eyes. I think we all needed […]

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