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Watch: What Does DeGrom Do Next After Outdueling Kershaw?

An article by posted on October 10, 2015 0 Comments
Watch: What Does DeGrom Do Next After Outdueling Kershaw?

So what does a young pitching stud like Jacob deGrom do after an incredible postseason debut in which he struck out a record 13 Los Angeles Dodgers while out-dueling the best pitcher on the planet, Clayton Kershaw? No he didn’t go to Disney World (that comes later), he does this:   The look on Daniel […]

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Game 1 Thoughts From A Young Die-Hard Mets Fan

An article by posted on October 10, 2015 0 Comments
Game 1 Thoughts From A Young Die-Hard Mets Fan

Back in 2006 I was eleven years old. I remember the great season the Mets had, I still watched a lot of games with my dad and I loved the Mets. The big moments from that year stuck in my mind such as the Endy Chavez robbing that home run, and of course Carlos Beltran […]

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The Mets’ Playoff Starting Rotation Is Terrifyingly Good

An article by posted on September 29, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets’ Playoff Starting Rotation Is Terrifyingly Good

The more you look at the Mets’ probable playoff rotation, the more likely it seems that they will be able to make a deep run in October. Dave Cameron of FanGraphs recently wrote a piece talking about how dangerous the Mets are looking right now, pointing out the incredible rotation, above-average offense, and bullpen that […]

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DeGrom Sharp In Win Over Reds

An article by posted on September 28, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Sharp In Win Over Reds

After getting his last turn in the rotation skipped, Jacob deGrom rebounded with an excellent outing against the Reds. He fired six innings of one run ball while striking out nine to earn his 14th win of the season. It was a huge comeback for deGrom, who had been struggling with a 6.41 ERA over […]

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Mets Are Having A Lot Of Fun, Let’s Join Them

An article by posted on September 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Are Having A Lot Of Fun, Let’s Join Them

Repeat after me, fellow Mets fans: The Mets are in first place. The Mets have 7.5 game lead with nine games remaining. The team chasing the Mets stinks. If you say those three phrases three times and still won’t back down from the ledge, I can’t help you. Look, I get it. It’s human nature […]

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Colon Falters Late Despite Strong Start

An article by posted on September 24, 2015 0 Comments
Colon Falters Late Despite Strong Start

It was a disappointing outing for Bartolo Colon last night, who allowed three runs and five hits during 6.1 innings pitched. He was in complete control of the game early on, but it suddenly fell apart for him in the 7th inning. He yielded three singles to the final four batters he faced. Terry Collins […]

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The Z Files: DeGrom Has 6.41 ERA Over Last Five Starts

An article by posted on September 16, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files: DeGrom Has 6.41 ERA Over Last Five Starts

Stat Line:  5 IP, 6 R, 10 H, 5 SO, 0 BB Jacob deGrom was ineffective again on Tuesday night against the Marlins, continuing a stretch that has seen him post a 6.41 ERA and a .327 opposing batting average over his last five starts. “It was just a start where in the fourth and fifth […]

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Dan Warthen Taken To Atlanta Hospital For Rapid Heartbeat

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Dan Warthen Taken To Atlanta Hospital For Rapid Heartbeat

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen was taken to an Atlanta hospital Thursday after experiencing a rapid heartbeat, general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters at Turner Field. Apparently it was serious enough that doctors have decided to admit him, Warthen, 62, has been the Mets pitching coach since June 2008 and is widely credited for the […]

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Warthen: Matt Harvey Has Not Been Abused

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Warthen: Matt Harvey Has Not Been Abused

Just wanted to update this earlier post by alerting you to a fantastic article by Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal who writes: “Even after allowing seven runs in 5 1/3 innings to the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night, Harvey has thrown the ninth-fewest pitches per inning of any pitcher in baseball with at […]

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A Different Take On Harvey Who Will Have His Next Start Skipped

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
A Different Take On Harvey Who Will Have His Next Start Skipped

Logan Verrett will start for the Mets on Monday, in place of Matt Harvey in an effort to limit his innings before the playoffs. You may remember that Verrett tossed eight innings of one-run baseball in his last spot start, on August 23 in Colorado, so no need to panic. The Mets expect to pitch […]

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