Tag: pitching

Backman Praises D’Arnaud After Impressive Debut Last Night

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Backman Praises D’Arnaud After Impressive Debut Last Night

Las Vegas manager Wally Backman had some nice things to say about Mets catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud after his impressive debut last night against Sacramento. In the 51′s season-opening 10-5 victory over the River Cats, the 24-year old prospect went 2-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, a career-high four runs scored and an RBI. “I […]

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Open Game Thread: Padres vs Mets at 1:10 PM, Lineup, Notes, Preview

An article by posted on April 4, 2013 0 Comments
Open Game Thread: Padres vs Mets at 1:10 PM, Lineup, Notes, Preview

Today’s Lineup Collin Cowgill – CF Justin Turner – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – LF John Buck – C Ruben Tejada – SS Dillon Gee – RHP Game Notes Stults earned his first Major League victory in his first start against the Mets at […]

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Harvey Might Be The Ace Up Mets’ Sleeve

An article by posted on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Might Be The Ace Up Mets’ Sleeve

I was able to meet with Matt Harvey on Monday and we had a nice little exchange while he sat in front of his locker thinking about his upcoming start on Wednesday night against the Padres. There is a likable quality to  this young man and it has nothing to do with his pitching. He speaks with […]

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Featured Post: The Humble and Gritty 2013 Mets

An article by posted on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Humble and Gritty 2013 Mets

That the Mets dispatched the Padres on opening day should not be as much a surprise as the manner in which they did it. The Mets reputation as world beaters on opening day goes without mention … it likely has something to do with the presence of some fine pitching throughout Met history and the […]

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The Mets Are Going To Need Davis and Duda To Step Up

An article by posted on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Are Going To Need Davis and Duda To Step Up

There was lots of good will to go around Citi Field on Opening Day. And with good reason, as the Mets opened their season superbly. Just about everyone that saw the field contributed. However, there were two large figures that were mostly missing – Ike Davis, and to a lesser extent, Lucas Duda. Davis went […]

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Game Preview, Notes, Lineup: Matt Harvey Takes Center Stage Against The Padres

An article by posted on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
Game Preview, Notes, Lineup: Matt Harvey Takes Center Stage Against The Padres

Mets Lineup Collin Cowgill – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – LF John Buck – C Ruben Tejada – SS Matt Harvey – RHP Game Notes On Opening Day, the starting lineup included three players making their Mets debut: Collin Cowgill, […]

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Mets Minors: St. Lucie Mets Roster, Launch Party

An article by posted on April 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: St. Lucie Mets Roster, Launch Party

Here is the first look at the St. Lucie Mets roster. The starting pitching staff on this team may arguably be the best pitching staff in the minors, and if not the best, definitely in the discussion. Pitchers Hamilton Bennett Chasen Bradford Marcos Camarena T.J. Chism Angel Cuan Jacob deGrom - Finger Injury Randy Fontanez Jim […]

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NL East Report: Ranking The Starting Rotations

An article by posted on April 2, 2013 0 Comments
NL East Report: Ranking The Starting Rotations

“Keep Your Enemies Closer” The National League East has been known for it’s pitching staffs, going back to the Mets rotations of the 80′s, the Braves of the 90′s and early 2000′s, all the way up to the Phillies and Nationals of the past few seasons. What’s clear is that each team has quality pitching […]

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MMO Flashback: Did Santana Commit Career Suicide?

An article by posted on March 28, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Did Santana Commit Career Suicide?

Oh how I hate “I told you so” posts, but MMO’s John Delcos nailed it. Santana’s left shoulder is not getting better and it isn’t unfair to wonder if the prideful or stubborn lefthander – take your pick – may have committed career suicide on March 3, a quiet Sunday that turned into one of […]

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Mets Minors Confidential: Tapia Touched Up In Grapefruit League Action

An article by posted on March 28, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Confidential: Tapia Touched Up In Grapefruit League Action

Updated 4:00 PM by Mitch Petanick Domingo Tapia had a very forgettable outing today in Grapefruit League play. Tapia pitched two innings, allowing four runs on four hits, two of which were home runs. Sounds scary when you read the stat line, but remember that Tapia is still a lower level prospect who was pitching against major league […]

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