Tag: pitching

Morning Grind: Mets Pitchers Have Been Terrible On Offense, Even For A Pitcher

An article by posted on June 15, 2011 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Mets Pitchers Have Been Terrible On Offense, Even For A Pitcher

Mets pitchers in 2011 have just been pathetic at the plate. Yes, pitchers are suppose to be “the easy out” in the lineup, and more often than not, they are retired, but not at the pitiful rate the Mets pitching staff has. Mets pitchers are batting a collective .073 with 5 walks compared to 55 punchouts in 123 at-bats. The Mets pitcher’s […]

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Looking Back At Last Year’s Mets First Rounder

An article by posted on June 8, 2011 0 Comments

Okay I’m back from my 48-hour Post-MLB Draft Stress Disorder. Did you guys miss me? How about you Bayonne Met Fan, did you miss me? Well shockingly enough, the Mets did not end up with any of the players I figured they would select in the first round on Monday. I never expected them to reach so far down to […]

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Why Nimmo And Not A Pitcher?

An article by posted on June 7, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets need pitching, pitching and more pitching. That’s why it’s quite strange that the team selected high school outfielder Brandon Nimmo with the No. 13 overall pick in this year’s MLB Draft. I can echo Robert Knapel’s sentiments on the subject that this pick is odd. First off, Nimmo, who is the […]

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Could Mets Have Prevented Jenrry Mejia’s Torn MCL?

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

As the Mets reported yesterday, Jenrry Mejia has a “complete” tear of the MCL ligament in in his right elbow and will be lost for the season and perhaps longer.. Our own John Delcos is skeptical, The Mets eschewed an opportunity last season to deal Mejia, and the thinking at the time was sound. He […]

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From Left Field: Not The Injury Bug Again

An article by posted on May 5, 2011 0 Comments

Shades of the 2009 Mets are already apparent here this season. Though that team was more talented on paper, it was ravaged by the injury bug which gave Jerry Manuel very little to work with on a day-to-day basis. Well, it seems that injuries already have played a role this season. Last year’s breakout player, […]

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Should The Mets Trade Santana?

An article by posted on April 27, 2011 0 Comments

It appears like such a shocking question to ask, but should the Mets deal their ace Johan Santana?  The Mets have a great deal of money invested in the ailing ace who has failed to complete 30 starts since the 2008 season, his first year with the Mets. With Santana’s health in question and no clear return date, would […]

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I Sense A Big Shake-Up This Week, Some Heads Will Roll

An article by posted on April 16, 2011 0 Comments

It’s taxing times for a beleaguered Mets team these days, but there’s no rest for the weary as they get set to play a doubleheader for the second time in three days. The Mets even tried unsuccessfully to get MLB to intervene and overrule the Braves decision to play two games today, but their pleas fell on deaf ears. Atlanta is […]

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The Mets Are In Trouble

An article by posted on April 12, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets are in serious trouble. Any fan watching the early games could have told you that, though. However, they are in worse shape than I ever thought they’d be in. Through the first ten games, their pitching as a whole has been absolutely horrendous. I’m not going to lie and say I […]

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Foundations of Success – Part 3 – The Pitchers

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

In the third part of this series, the focus will be placed on the hurlers. After the manager has made his decisions, and his hitters have reacted, he has to control the pitching staff. A managers logic and feel for how exactly his pitchers may feel on a certain day or knowing how to utilize […]

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Oliver Perez Has Warthen On His Side

An article by posted on March 14, 2011 0 Comments
Oliver Perez Has Warthen On His Side

Who’s ready for another chapter in the Oliver Perez saga? According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, the Mets are falling all over themselves over Ollie’s relief stint this weekend in which he pitched to one batter and retired him on seven pitches. Pitching Coach Dan Warthen may now be the only thing standing […]

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