Tag: pitching

Mets Should Try To Acquire Saunders, Non-Tender Pelfrey

An article by posted on November 20, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Should Try To Acquire Saunders, Non-Tender Pelfrey

This morning, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that the Diamondbacks could non-tender LHP Joe Saunders who is projected to earn $5 million or more in arbitration. Saunders made 33 starts last season and went 12-13 with a 3.69 ERA in 212 innings pitched. Meanwhile it appears the Mets will tender RHP Mike Pelfrey who is also expected […]

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Hope Is Not A Strategy

An article by posted on November 9, 2011 0 Comments
Hope Is Not A Strategy

Sandy Alderson was brought in here as a fixer, to clean up the mess created by the Wilpon’s financial mess and years of mismanagement on the GM level. Since the Mets’ last World Series appearance in 2000, they have been about quick fixes. They never had a chance at Alex Rodriguez, which is just as […]

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The Mets Catching Situation

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments

In a Mets offseason that will be dominated by one huge name—Jose Reyes—other major needs may go overlooked. That’s partially because the Mets will try hard to keep Reyes and also because the team is still not financially sound. When we think of the Mets roster, we immediately say we need pitching, pitching and more […]

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Morning Grind: How Does Dan Warthen Still Have A Job?

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments

For the past four years, Dan Warthen has been at the reins for the pitching staff of the New York Mets…. and that needs to change. Despite inconsistencies in performance nearly every season, Warthen still remains the longest tenured man on the Mets coaching staff. John Maine, Oliver Perez, Mike Pelfrey, Livan Hernandez, Tim Redding; […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets 2011 First Rounder, RHP Michael Fulmer

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments

Last June, the Mets selected RHP Michael Fulmer with the 44th overall pick in the MLB Draft. He was the supplemental first-round pick for the Yankees’ signing of Pedro Feliciano. Fulmer, 18, went 10-2 with a 0.72 ERA and 127 strikeouts in 68 innings for Deer Creek High School in his hometown of Edmond, OK. He was […]

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Wheeler Tops Mets 2011 Prospect List

An article by posted on October 8, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com re-ranked his pre-season 2011 Top 10 Prospects for the Mets and now has newcomer Zack Wheeler ranked as the Mets No. 1 prospect. Here are his 2011 pre and post season rankings: For a team that is starving for some top level pitching on the major league squad, it’s good to see […]

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Johan Santana Is Back On Track For Return This Season

An article by posted on August 25, 2011 0 Comments

Mets ace Johan Santana threw off a mound Tuesday for the first time since pitching three scoreless innings nearly a month ago reports TCPalm.com. Santana’s rehab was put on hold for three weeks after the he felt shoulder discomfort following his first rehab start on July 28. “We’re just taking it one step at a […]

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Mets Get Rattled In Arizona, Fall Four Games Under .500

An article by posted on August 15, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets lost both games Saturday and Sunday, giving the Diamondbacks a sweep. Here’s a brief recap of what happened: Saturday D-Backs 6 - Mets 4 Mike Pelfrey was pitching a solid game, until a line drive hit him on the elbow and he had to be removed from the game.in the start of the fifth […]

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This Week It’s Do or Die For The Mets

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments

With the Mets losing the series against the Phillies this weekend, the team has got to win, and they got to win now. Otherwise, the season could very well be over before August comes around.     This coming week, the Mets are facing the Marlins, and the Cardinals. The Mets will face a Cardinals pitching staff that is something not to laugh at.  The […]

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Mets Minors: Jeurys Familia Placed on the Disabled List

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments

According to Michael Diaz of Mets Minor League Blog, Mets pitching prospect Jeurys Familia was placed on the Disabled list retroactive to July 14 with a right shoulder impingement. The move was “precautionary” according to B-Mets pitching coach Marc Valdes, and there is no timetable for his return. After six starts for Single-A Port St. […]

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