Tag: pitching

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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Four Mets Prospects Crack Law’s Midseason Top 50

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Four Mets Prospects Crack Law’s Midseason Top 50

ESPN‘s Keith Law released his midseason update of his Top 50 Prospects list. In his preseason Top 100 list there were five Mets who made the cut. They were Noah Syndergaard (24), Travis d’Arnaud (36), Dominic Smith (37), Rafael Montero (60), and Brandon Nimmo (92). However this time around the Mets placed four prospects within […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Past, Present and Future All-Stars

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Past, Present and Future All-Stars

If you told me that the Mets were going to take 3 of 4 from the then first place Braves and follow that up with a sweep of the Marlins at home, I would have called you crazy. Now, I’m starting to wonder if I’m crazy for thinking this team has a shot to make […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Sweep Edition!)

An article by posted on July 13, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Sweep Edition!)

A big day for the Mets as they look to end the first half of the season with a sweep of the Miami Marlins and put the Amazin’s in sole possession of third place for the first time since May 4. Jacob deGrom (2-5, 3.38 ERA) will get the start and he’ll oppose left-hander Brad Hand (0-1, 5.09) for the […]

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The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

An article by posted on July 11, 2014 0 Comments
The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

At 31 years old, Carlos Torres has established himself as the Mets most reliable workhorse out of the bullpen. Last night, Torres made his 42nd appearance of the season in the team’s 3-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves. He contributed one inning of scoreless relief, dropping his season’s ERA to 2.93. In the early stages […]

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Collins Cautioned Not To Use Familia Due To Drop In Velocity

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Cautioned Not To Use Familia Due To Drop In Velocity

According to a report by Adam Rubin on ESPN New York, Terry Collins handled the eighth inning initially with Vic Black on Monday because the staff had advised Collins to stay away from Jeurys Familia. “I talked to the pitching guys today and they said, ‘Listen, if you can give him a night, give him a night, because […]

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Matz Delivers Another Strong Performance

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Matz Delivers Another Strong Performance

Sometimes it’s not just the win or the loss that’s the best indicator of a starting pitcher’s effectiveness and overall pitching performance. That was the case Saturday in Binghamton where the Mets’ highly touted left-handed prospect Steven Matz dropped a 2-0 decision against the Erie Sea Wolves. Matz pitched brilliantly for Binghamton, tossing a seven […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

Losers of three straight, the Mets look to salvage a game in their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves.  First pitch in the finale is scheduled for 7:10 PM at Turner Field. Jacob deGrom (1-4, 3.62) looks for his second career win in his 10th major league start.  He is up against Julio Teheran (7-5, […]

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B-Mets Flex Muscle In Tool City

An article by posted on July 1, 2014 0 Comments
B-Mets Flex Muscle In Tool City

The Binghamton Mets looked like a juggernaut while smothering the New Britain Rock Cats by a score of 8-3 on Monday night in Eastern League action. Now that their hitting has caught up with their formidable pitching, the B-Mets are beginning to steamroll the rest of the league. Fresh off a three game sweep in […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

The Mets will try to snap their two-game losing streak when they continue their series against the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at PNC Park. Jacob deGrom (1-4, 3.75) opposes right-hander Brandon Cumpton (3-2, 4.93) in a 7:05 PM matchup. DeGrom won his first major league game in his last start on June 21 at Miami, tossing 7.0 shutout innings, allowing five hits, […]

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