Tag: pitching

Terry Collins Knows Good (Expletive) Players When He Sees One

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Knows Good (Expletive) Players When He Sees One

In an interview with Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Terry Collins said he’d like to continue managing until it stops being fun or someone tells him to hang ‘em up. Collins, 67, views himself as part of the old guard of baseball which he calls a dying breed and then he took a shot at some […]

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Beltran Weighs In On Collins Letting Harvey Pitch The Ninth In Game 5

An article by posted on February 11, 2016 0 Comments
Beltran Weighs In On Collins Letting Harvey Pitch The Ninth In Game 5

In an interview with George A. King, III of the New York Post, former Met outfielder Carlos Beltran offered his opinion on Terry Collins sending Matt Harvey out for the ninth inning in Game 5 of the World Series. Collins’ decision ranks right up there with Grady Little leaving Pedro Martinez in during Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS. It’ll be talked about […]

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Keith Law: Mets’ Farm System Ranked 16th In Baseball

An article by posted on February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Keith Law: Mets’ Farm System Ranked 16th In Baseball

Keith Law of ESPN.com is releasing his yearly rankings of both individual prospects and entire farm systems this week. In his first piece in the series today, he ranked each team’s minor league system, taking into account all players who have not exceeded rookie eligibility. Overall, the Mets’ system was ranked 16th in the league. […]

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Mets & Nationals: Reversal of Fortunes

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets & Nationals: Reversal of Fortunes

Four winters ago, fans of almost any other team had good reason to be envious of the Washington Nationals. They were lucky – blessed, really – that their previous futility had earned them the top slot in the draft in consecutive years that produced once-in-a-generation talents in Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper, their window for […]

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Jacob deGrom Just Keeps Getting Better

An article by posted on February 6, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Just Keeps Getting Better

Despite being omitted from MLB Network’s Top 10 Right Now list, RHP Jacob deGrom‘s stock continues to rise, and for great reason. The 27 year-old has been improving since his debut in 2014, and has the chance to prove that he belongs in the top 5 best pitchers in baseball in 2016. Start with the fact that […]

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Pitching Inside: The Lost Art That May Never Return

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Pitching Inside: The Lost Art That May Never Return

“People have gotten away from that, people are getting soft these days. I don’t care, if somebody is showing me up or throwing at one of our guys, you are going to get something inside to let you know I noticed that.” – Zack Wheeler in his recent New York Post interview. Remember when the […]

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Thoughts On Zack Wheeler and His Evolution

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
Thoughts On Zack Wheeler and His Evolution

In an exclusive interview with rehabbing Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler, Kevin Kernan of the New York Post covered a variety of issues that go beyond the typical reports we’ve been getting on the former top pitching prospect in baseball. It’s not the usual mundane “Wheeler feels great” blah, blah, blah, push the “publish” button, mission accomplished […]

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Mets Have Venable And De Aza On Their Radar

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Venable And De Aza On Their Radar

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Mets have left handed outfielders Will Venable and Alejandro De Aza on their radar in addition to Denard Span. Both players are potential options to platoon with Juan Lagares in center field, but Crasnick says the Mets are slow-playing the market. Venable, 33, batted .244/.320/.350  with six home […]

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Astros Re-Sign Reliever Tony Sipp

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Re-Sign Reliever Tony Sipp

According to MLB Network, free agent reliever Tony Sipp will be heading back to Houston and has agreed to a deal with the Astros. No contract details were disclosed, and the deal is pending a physical. I’m sure Johnny-On-The-Spot Heyman will announce details soon. Update: Ken Rosenthal reports it’s a three-year, $18 million deal. Sipp […]

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Nationals Sign Oliver Perez To Two-Year, $7 Million Contract

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Oliver Perez To Two-Year, $7 Million Contract

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, the Washington Nationals have signed free agent left-hander Oliver Perez to a two-year deal worth $7 million dollars. In his career as a starter and a reliever, Perez is 67-83 with a 4.44 ERA in 1,294 innings pitched. He has struck out 1,351 batters and walked 703, good for a […]

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What Does David Price Contract Mean For Mets Young Rotation?

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
What Does David Price Contract Mean For Mets Young Rotation?

The Billion Dollar Boys Club? Not that it would have happened anyway, but Boston’s blockbuster signing of David Price Tuesday means there won’t be a trade of Matt Harvey to the Red Sox for shortstop Xander Bogaerts and outfielder Mookie Betts or Jackie Bradley. I was onboard for such a deal, and the Price signing […]

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