Tag: pitching

Harvey and Wheeler: One Ace Showing, Another One In The Hole

An article by posted on May 4, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey and Wheeler: One Ace Showing, Another One In The Hole

Blue chip pitching prospects are professional sports’ most delicate flower. Except, unlike a flower, no scientifically proven method has been established regarding proper cultivation. There’s no “right” way to bring a teenager up through an organization’s system while still absolutely maximizing his production at the major league level. And in the back of everyone’s mind […]

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St. Lucie Mets Battered In Tampa, Fall In Makeup Game 7-3

An article by posted on May 2, 2013 0 Comments
St. Lucie Mets Battered In Tampa, Fall In Makeup Game 7-3

Tampa 7, St. Lucie 3 Continuing a suspended game from last night, the St. Lucie Mets started the game down a run and never came back, losing to the Tampa Yankees by a final score of 7-3. Domingo Tapia had the start yesterday, however after pitching one inning, the game was called due to rain […]

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Josh Satin: Brender Interview, Platooning Ike Davis, Time To Make The Call

An article by posted on May 1, 2013 0 Comments
Josh Satin: Brender Interview, Platooning Ike Davis, Time To Make The Call

A couple of weeks ago I profiled Josh Satin and called for him to be promoted and at the very least platoon have him with Ike Davis at first base as he continues to struggle against left-handed pitching. Rob Brender, a contributor to Mets Minor League Blog, got a chance to ask Satin a few […]

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Sounding Off: Wright and Recker Both Take The Blame For Last Night’s Loss

An article by posted on May 1, 2013 0 Comments
Sounding Off: Wright and Recker Both Take The Blame For Last Night’s Loss

After yesterday’s 2-1 ninth inning loss, David Wright didn’t blame the bad call at third base and instead pointed the finger of blame for the loss on himself and the rest of the offense. “Sometimes the calls go your way. Sometimes they don’t. What we need to do a better job of is offensively going […]

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April Report Cards: Syndergaard Is Only Top 5 Prospect To Earn An “A”

An article by posted on April 30, 2013 0 Comments
April Report Cards: Syndergaard Is Only Top 5 Prospect To Earn An “A”

Noah Syndergaard accomplished two important things on Sunday. He picked up his first win of the season and he pitched seven innings for the first time in his professional career. That according to Jonathan Raymond who got a chance to get up close to the Mets pitching prospect in his last start. Syndergaard is trying […]

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Verrett Tosses Gem, Harris Homers In B-Mets 7-2 Win

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Verrett Tosses Gem, Harris Homers In B-Mets 7-2 Win

Efficient. The term popped up in my brain with the regularity Logan Verrett pounds the strike zone as I watched Verrett confuse and befuddle Akron Saturday in Binghamton. Verrett managed his pitching workload with laser life efficiency throwing two-hit ball over eight innings as the B-Mets toppled Akron, 7-2. If making good first impressions is […]

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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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