Tag: pitching

8 Things We Learned From Terry Collins

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
8 Things We Learned From Terry Collins

Terry Collins spoke to reporters on Tuesday after the team took batting practice at Citi Field in advance of the Wild Card Game on Wednesday. On going up against Madison Bumgarner “Well, he’s outstanding, but this time of year you’re going to face great pitching. We know that. We’re up for it. We faced arguably […]

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Matz Had Surgery To Remove “Massive” Bone Spur

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
Matz Had Surgery To Remove “Massive” Bone Spur

The New York Mets announced that left-hander Steven Matz underwent surgery on Tuesday to remove what was labeled a “massive” bone spur from his pitching elbow. Matz also had a platelet-rich-plasma injection in his sore left shoulder. Matz was diagnosed with the bone spur during the summer, but continued pitching through it. Matz was finally […]

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Mets Sticking to Originally Planned Weekend Rotation

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sticking to Originally Planned Weekend Rotation

With Bartolo Colon only lasting 2.1 innings and only having thrown 47 pitches in his start on Monday against the Marlins, the Mets had originally flirted with bringing Colon back on Friday to pitch on short rest. The benefit of his pitching on Friday meant that he would be on his regular rest in case […]

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Collins: Flores Could Miss Rest Of Regular Season

An article by posted on September 24, 2016 0 Comments
Collins: Flores Could Miss Rest Of Regular Season

Terry Collins told reporters on Saturday that Wilmer Flores could miss the rest of the regular season due to his ailing wrist injury. Flores told reporters that he plans on trying to take swings on Sunday and will try to see how he feels after that, but he remains worried about the bone bruise in […]

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Matz and deGrom May Combine To Replace Montero

An article by posted on September 14, 2016 0 Comments
Matz and deGrom May Combine To Replace Montero

So to sum it up, the Rafael Montero experiment failed. In 13.1 innings he walked 15 batters and allowed 15 hits, pitching to a 2.250 WHIP and a 8.10 ERA. Those numbers are obviously pretty terrible, so Terry needs to find a way to fill the gap he left in the rotation. With Steven Matz and Jacob […]

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Was Jacob deGrom Pitching Hurt Prior to September 1?

An article by posted on September 13, 2016 0 Comments
Was Jacob deGrom Pitching Hurt Prior to September 1?

Jacob deGrom threw ten pitches off the mound in Atlanta on Saturday after playing catch on Friday. However, there is still no official target date for his return to the rotation. “We’re just going to take it day-by-day,” deGrom said. “I felt good today, so I just wanted to throw light off the mound and just […]

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Lugo and Gsellman Likely Pitching for a Postseason Roster Spot

An article by posted on September 10, 2016 0 Comments
Lugo and Gsellman Likely Pitching for a Postseason Roster Spot

Every time the Mets run Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman to the mound, they’re out there trying to help the Mets return to the postseason. They’re also making their own case as to why the Mets should put them on the postseason roster. Assuming the Mets make it back to the postseason, there is little guaranteed on who […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Granderson and Lugo

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Granderson and Lugo

The New York Mets embarked on a tough stretch of games to close out August and usher in September. The Miami Marlins visited Citi Field for four games, followed by the first-place Washington Nationals for a three-game weekend series. The Marlins series was especially momentous, considering that both the Mets and Marlins are eyeing the […]

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Bartolo Colon: A Hunk Of Burning Love

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon: A Hunk Of Burning Love

Every great baseball season is sprinkled with so many profound and uplifting stories, some that even transcend the game itself. Stories within a story that sometimes gets lost amidst all the balls and strikes, safe and out calls, wins and losses. I love the stories of the late bloomers who come out of nowhere to […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets – ESPN Sunday Night Baseball

An article by posted on September 4, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets – ESPN Sunday Night Baseball

Sunday, September 4, 2016 • 8:08 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Reynaldo Lopez (2-2, 5.33) vs. RHP Seth Lugo (2-2, 2.60) ESPN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets won a close one last night and now find themselves only a game behind the Cardinals for that second Wild Card […]

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