Tag: pitching

Rick Peterson Interview With MMO – Best Mets Moment!

An article by posted on October 22, 2009 0 Comments

Former Mets pitching coach (and new Brewers pitching coach) Rick Peterson, was kind enough to answer some questions for me last week, and he gave me some candid thoughts on several topics we discussed including pitch counts, minimum innings pitched in the minors, the Verducci Effect, and of course the Mets.  What was your favorite Mets […]

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My Interview With Rick Peterson – Part 1

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

Last week I had the great pleasure of speaking with former Mets pitching coach, Rick Peterson. Since leaving the Mets, Rick has gone on to found and establish 3P Sports, a company that is dedicated to serving the amateur market and enable baseball players to avoid injury and improve their performance. Rick Peterson is one of […]

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Did Brad Lidge Sell His Soul?

An article by posted on October 10, 2009 0 Comments

Can The Phillies Repeat? Or Did Brad Lidge Sell His Soul To The Devil? Last year the Phillies hit on all cylinders, just at the right time – playoff time. The Mets were mostly responsible for the Phillies winning the division. But as the playoffs started, the Phillies clicked, easily taking the NLDS from the […]

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Last Call At Citi Field; Mets Sweep Astros 4-0

An article by posted on October 4, 2009 0 Comments

Like a wounded prizefighter hoping to get one last chance at the title, the Mets fought their way through a difficult 2009 season.  They kept getting pushed aside, beaten down and left for dead.  The season might have ended much earlier than Mets fans expected (like July), but at least the Mets gave the hearty […]

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Jeff Francoeur Speaks, But Will Omar Listen?

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

An interesting piece appeared in the NY Post this morning by Mike Puma, who spoke to Jeff Francoeur about Rockies pitcher Jason Marquis who will be a free agent this off season. Jeff Francoeur told The Post yesterday that Marquis, whom he considers a close friend, desperately wants to pitch for the Mets next season, even as […]

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From Ace To Z: Should The Mets Get Zambrano?

An article by posted on September 16, 2009 0 Comments

According to Steve Rosenbloom’s blog for the Chicago Tribune, the Cubs are looking into trading starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano during the off-season.  Zambrano has been tired of all the criticism being thrown at him and has been quoted as saying, “Maybe if I go to a different city next year, if I get traded, I […]

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Should “The Fab Three” Stay Or Should They Go?

An article by posted on September 6, 2009 0 Comments

This season the Mets have seen many new additions to their big league roster in order to compensate for their injured stars. Some of these roles have been occupied by career minor leaguers, while others have been filled by seasoned veterans, who have shuttled between teams throughout their career. In particular the starting pitching staff […]

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Is Dan Warthen Worth It?

An article by posted on September 3, 2009 0 Comments

Dan Warthen was named the pitching coach of the Mets last season on June 17 after the team handed out its now-infamous 3 AM pinkslips to manager Willie Randolph, pitching coach Rick Peterson and first base coach Tom Nieto in Anaheim during the West Coast version of the Midnight Massacre.  Prior to his promotion to […]

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J.J. Putz Out For The Season

An article by posted on August 26, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets got a double dose of bad news on the pitching front when setup man J.J. Putz was shutdown for the season after suffering a setback while rehabbing in Florida. Yesterday, Omar Minaya said that Putz’ scheduled rehab appearance had been canceled to give him an extra day of rest, but a few hours […]

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Santana To Miss Scheduled Start Tomorrow Night

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

As if the news that Jeff Francoeur tore a ligament in his thumb after making a spectacular catch yesterday weren’t bad enough, Jerry Manuel just announced during the post game conference that Johan Santana has been experiencing “some discomfort” in his left pitching elbow. Due to this, Santana will not make his start tomorrow against […]

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