Tag: pitching

Mike Pelfrey: Bend But Don’t Break Baby

An article by posted on April 26, 2010 0 Comments

Last night’s one nothing victory over Atlanta cemented a terrific start to the 2010 campaign for Mets hurler, Mike Pelfrey (4-0); possibly of his career with now 24 consecutive scoreless innings. As the great Joe Morgan pointed out himself during the game, Pelfrey showed strong signs of growth, maturity, poise and skill, throwing five shutout […]

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Jenrry Mejia To Remain In Bullpen

An article by posted on April 26, 2010 0 Comments

As the Mets’ bullpen has exceeded expectations in the early part of the season, the need for Jenrry Mejia seems to be diminishing, but Jerry Manuel remains adamant that the 20-year-old will be a bigger part of the pen rather than be pushed out and sent to tune up in the minor leagues for an […]

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One Game Under .500, Not Too Bad

An article by posted on April 24, 2010 0 Comments

Through the first 17 games of the season the New York Mets are 8-9. No, this is not the fast start that us fans had wanted to see the team get off to, but it not too bad considering the losses of the first 4 series. Also, we are yet to see the offense come […]

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High Hopes + Low Expectations = No Consolation

An article by posted on April 21, 2010 0 Comments

Sorry Mets Merized fans.  I am still unwilling to dive head first into the Koolaid just yet, and I’m still somewhat negative on the 2010 Mets.  I know it’s early and a lot can happen.  And there are some positives.  But overall I see a bleak picture for the 2010 season.  A .500 winning percentage is […]

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Can Mets Pelfrey Solidify New Status?

An article by posted on April 20, 2010 0 Comments

After 2 weeks and 12 games the Mets saw everything we saw and have been saying since the spring. The team made alterations to their lineup and ballclub. By calling up Ike Davis, designating Mike Jacobs, and adding youth to the Mets clubhouse, a looser, more cohesive team appears to have immediately been the by […]

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I’ve Seen Enough… Manuel Has To Go

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

Those who know me, those who follow my “Sound Offs” on “Vegas Unwrapped”, or on these and other hallowed Blog pages know if nothing else, I rarely hit the panic button nor do I demand change for the sake of change only or because of one incident alone. It takes a lot to rattle these […]

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If Momentum Is Tomorrow’s Starting Pitcher, Mets Have None…

An article by posted on April 14, 2010 0 Comments

John Maine’s outing last evening brought out concern from the manager. He’s not the only one, is he Met Nation? Because of the high pressure and microscope the Mets currently operate under and the fact they don’t have anything of note SP wise on the farm, they really don’t have much latitude or depth to […]

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Is There Something Wrong With Johan?

An article by posted on April 14, 2010 0 Comments

As of right now Johan Santana will be pitching once again on 6 days rest which gives him an extra day off.  Normally this would be a good thing but Johan is not a typical pitcher.  For some reason Johan has trouble pitching on extra rest.  It’s somewhat dumbfounding but that is the case with […]

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Mets Should Look To Other Ohio Team For Help…

An article by posted on April 13, 2010 0 Comments

Last seasons’ wounds haven’t healed.  Yet, sitting around discussing the current issues with this current incarnation of the NY Mets with some friends has revealed not panic, but apathy… Willie Harris catch has robbed us of a .500 start, but, more importantly, Johan Santana’s lack of velocity this past Sunday and really for quite some […]

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Omar Minaya Was “Unprepared” For Aroldis Chapman

An article by posted on April 13, 2010 0 Comments

On Sunday, 20-year old Aroldis Chapman, who signed a six-year, $30.25-million contract with the Cincinnati Reds, made his first start for Class-AAA Louisville Bats. It was an electrifying debut for one who is sure to become baseball’s next big thing. Chapman’s fastball hit 101 mph on the radar gun and stayed in the high 90s throughout the […]

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