Tag: pitching

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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Harvey Will Not Pitch In The Majors This Season

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Harvey Will Not Pitch In The Majors This Season

There he was – big as life – Matt Harvey was pitching off a mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John Surgery ten months ago. Harvey tossed 15 pitches from the bullpen mound and said he was feeling good and still pain-free. “It was awesome,” he said. “It was definitely a big success. It […]

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Mets Have Reached Critical Mass

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have Reached Critical Mass

When Matt Harvey was diagnosed with his UCL tear my initial reaction was the sad resignation to an even longer wait for relevance. I wondered, with all our pitching depth, whether any rotation could absorb the loss of Harvey. Oddly enough, the Mets as currently constituted are in perhaps one of the best positions in […]

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Dice-K Goes To DL With Elbow Inflamation, Carlyle Recalled

An article by posted on July 26, 2014 0 Comments
Dice-K Goes To DL With Elbow Inflamation, Carlyle Recalled

The Mets announced that pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka has been placed on the DL with inflammation in his right elbow. Terry Collins said he will not throw for 7-10 days to let the inflammation subside. There has been no talk about surgery or any structural damage, for now, but he will be examined again after inflammation diminishes. “I’m […]

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Mets Want To See More Consistency From Syndergaard

An article by posted on July 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Want To See More Consistency From Syndergaard

Almost echoing what I said yesterday, after the Mets wrapped up their series win in Seattle, they said they are not yet convinced that Noah Syndergaard is ready to make the move to the majors. What the Mets player development people are looking for from their top pitching prospect is the “consistency” that I talked […]

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Can deGrom Win Rookie of the Year?

An article by posted on July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Can deGrom Win Rookie of the Year?

Today’s buzz is all about Jacob deGrom, and thanks to manager Terry Collins, the question becomes can the 25-year old righthander come from behind and cop this year’s Rookie of the Year award. “He’s always flown under the radar. He still is,” Terry Collins said after last night’s 3-1 win over the Mariners. “This guy […]

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Will The Real New York Mets Please Stand Up

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Will The Real New York Mets Please Stand Up

Flashback to July 13th, 2014. The Mets have just defeated the Miami Marlins 9-1, with an outstanding pitching performance from Jacob deGrom. This win was important, because it completed the sweep of one of our division rivals, as well as placing us in third place in the National League Eastern division, and only seven games […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Padres, 4:10 PM

An article by posted on July 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Padres, 4:10 PM

The Mets will try to take the rubber game of their series with the Padres this afternoon at 4:10 PM at Petco Park. Zack Wheeler (5-8, 3.90 ERA) will oppose Odrisamer Despaigne (2-1, 1.35 ERA) for the Padres. The Mets are looking to start up another win streak after their season-tying streak of four came to an end on […]

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Some Second Half Thoughts: Kicking Tires On Rasmus

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Some Second Half Thoughts: Kicking Tires On Rasmus

A couple of things have been on my mind recently as we get set to open the second half of the season. No preamble. Here they are: Free Agent Target? As expected, the crop of free agents after the 2014 season is miserable, but there is one guy who intrigues me. Should platoon options over […]

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Which Pitching Prospects Go First In A Blockbuster Trade?

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Which Pitching Prospects Go First In A Blockbuster Trade?

So we all know by now that the Mets have a stacked farm system when it comes to pitching. Sure, the big club has been clicking on all cylinders recently, but in order to ensure sustained success, all the talk has been leading to the team needing one more big bat in the middle of […]

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