Tag: pitching

Mets Are More ‘Clutch’ Than The Nats, Statistically Speaking

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are More ‘Clutch’ Than The Nats, Statistically Speaking

Judging from comments on my twitter feed, I’d venture to guess that the prevailing emotion among Mets fans out there for this season is abject frustration. While there are times when we are offered glimmers of hope and slivers of consistency, they tend to be quickly snuffed out. The team itself is probably more likeable […]

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Terry Collins Unhappy With Matt Harvey’s Most Recent Session

An article by posted on August 14, 2014 0 Comments
Terry Collins Unhappy With Matt Harvey’s Most Recent Session

August 14th (Harris Decker) According to ESPN’s Danny Knobler, Terry Collins and the Mets are trying desperately to slow down Matt Harvey‘s recovery from Tommy John Surgery. Yesterday, the Mets manager tried to get in touch with the recovering ace to discuss a reworked schedule only to find out that he was on the radio […]

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Quality vs. Quantity: Can The Mets Sustain Their Pitching Dominance?

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Quality vs. Quantity: Can The Mets Sustain Their Pitching Dominance?

In what is becoming an ongoing commentary on the effectiveness of the Mets braintrust’s primary approach to returning the organization to relevance, namely their institutional focus on pitching, we are poised for yet another test. Over the past few days the Mets have been hit with a mixed bag of essentially bad news on the […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Murphy, Granderson, Colon, Oh My!

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Murphy, Granderson, Colon, Oh My!

It’s been one of those wacky high and low weeks for the Mets yet again, showing that while the future looks bright, the present is rather bleak. It always seems as if each factor– offense, defense and pitching– seem to work independently. One day the offense will explode… but the defense will falter. The next day […]

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Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

An article by posted on August 7, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Says His Struggles At The Plate Are Mental

David Wright insists he’s not injured and that he’s not hurting. Instead, he tells Daily News columnist John Harper that he is struggling mentally at the plate, and that he has forgotten what it feels like to be in a good hitting groove. “I’ve made some mistakes this year, revamping some things with my swing that […]

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Collins: All Of A Sudden, Wheeler Is A Different Animal Out There

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Collins: All Of A Sudden, Wheeler Is A Different Animal Out There

Last night during our game thread, I was taken aback when a reader commented during the second inning that the problem with Zack Wheeler was that he’s a thrower and not a pitcher. I jumped right in and said nothing could be more further from the truth and that Wheeler was mature beyond his years as […]

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Harvey “Officially” Taking Mound Today

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Harvey “Officially” Taking Mound Today

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported this morning that Matt Harvey will begin his launch off the mound today at the Mets facilities in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  The organization continues to follow the rehabilitation process with precise caution as Harvey only threw off of the slope of a mound Friday and today is […]

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Steven Matz Adds A Killer Curve To His Arsenal

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Steven Matz Adds A Killer Curve To His Arsenal

During his July 23 start for Double A Binghamton, which was he sixth on the season, Steven Matz was faced with the base loaded and one out and all he did was strike out the next two batters. Even though that isn’t anything new for the lefty, the way he did it was something special even for himself. […]

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MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 12:10 PM

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 12:10 PM

The Mets look to salvage a split of their four-game series against the San Francisco Giants on Monday as the two teams meet in a 12:10 PM matinee at Citi Field. Dillon Gee (4-4, 3.77) takes the hill for the Mets and will be opposed by right-hander Tim Hudson (8-8, 2.71) for the Giants. Gee received his third consecutive loss […]

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Alderson Preaches More Patience, Wright Anxious For Him To Start Dealing

An article by posted on August 2, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Preaches More Patience, Wright Anxious For Him To Start Dealing

With the Mets 52-57 and seven games back in the division, Sandy Alderson continued to preach patience on Friday, speaking first to a group of reporters before the game, and then joining the SNY booth for an inning and a half during the broadcast. Alderson admitted that the Mets are going to have play better […]

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