Tag: pitching

Remembering David Wright’s Debut As He Turns 31 Today

An article by posted on December 20, 2013 0 Comments
Remembering David Wright’s Debut As He Turns 31 Today

In this photo by Julie Jacobson, a starstruck David Wright takes in the grandeur of an empty Shea Stadium before taking his first batting practice, after the New York Mets called up their top prospect on July 21, 2004. Two hours later, the 21-year old Wright would see his lifelong dream fulfilled when he would make his Major League […]

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Alderson Is The Best GM In Baseball?

An article by posted on December 16, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Is The Best GM In Baseball?

Will Leitch of The New Yorker, tabbed Sandy Alderson as the best GM in baseball and here’s his reasoning: Almost every move Alderson has made since taking over in 2010 has been golden. The Mets’ farm system, decaying when he took over, is now near the top of the majors, headed by pitchers Noah Syndergaard […]

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Josh Satin Has Begun Learning To Play The Outfield

An article by posted on December 16, 2013 0 Comments
Josh Satin Has Begun Learning To Play The Outfield

Josh Satin has begun shagging flies and learning to play the outfield according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. This was planned for Satin back in September as he looks to become more versatile as a player and possibly take on a super utility role with the Mets. “Realistically, I know the only […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Bartolo Colon

Last night as I was getting comfortable on my couch, I was scanning the twitterverse and lo and behold what breaking news did I see but the unofficial announcement that the Mets had signed veteran starting pitcher, Bartolo Colon to a 2-year/$20 million dollar contract pending a physical. Obviously this set Mets Twitter on the […]

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The 10 Worst Mets Pitching Staffs Since 1980

An article by posted on December 5, 2013 0 Comments
The 10 Worst Mets Pitching Staffs Since 1980

Since we’ve already covered the 10 best and worst offenses since 1980, and the 10 best pitching staffs since 1980, it’s only fitting that we take a look at the 10 worst pitching staffs since 1980.  While the mid-to-late 80s and into the early 90s were the renaissance of Mets pitching, all of the bottom […]

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Nothing Is Imminent: The Story Of Us

An article by posted on December 5, 2013 0 Comments
Nothing Is Imminent: The Story Of Us

If you had to pick three words to best describe the Mets offseason so far – the offseason we’ve all waited three years for – those are the three words right there… Nothing is imminent. The Mets sent a contingent of scouts and executives to watch Jose Dariel Abreu. But nothing is imminent. The Mets […]

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Did The Mets Make A Mistake By Not Pursuing Michael Choice?

An article by posted on December 4, 2013 0 Comments
Did The Mets Make A Mistake By Not Pursuing Michael Choice?

Yesterday, as reported by Steve Adams on MLBTR, the Athletics acquired Craig Gentry and Josh Lindblom from the Texas Rangers in exchange for Michael Choice and Chris Bostick. Gentry is one of the top defensive outfielders in the MLB, but struggles offensively against right-handed pitching. As Steve Adams notes, “Gentry has thrived against left-handed pitching […]

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The Sky is Not Falling in Queens

An article by posted on November 30, 2013 0 Comments
The Sky is Not Falling in Queens

Color me optimistic, but I do not believe the sky is falling in Queens. I heard rumors of such an event. I heard adamant insistence that such rumor was fact. So I decided to be brave, open up my door, look out into the big, bad city and take a look for myself. I looked […]

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Could Rangers and Tigers Blockbuster Deal Impact Mets?

An article by posted on November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Could Rangers and Tigers Blockbuster Deal Impact Mets?

I’ve seen a few blog posts out there in which a team analyzes how the recent Tigers-Rangers blockbuster deal impacts their individual team. For example, how does this deal affect the Boston Red Sox? Or the White Sox? Or the Rockies? So here’s the Mets’ view of the situation. Let’s look at the facts: The […]

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Bronson Arroyo Sells Himself To The Mets

An article by posted on November 20, 2013 0 Comments
Bronson Arroyo Sells Himself To The Mets

Bronson Arroyo, the free agent pitcher who last year pitched for the Cincinnati Reds, was Mike Francesa’s guest on WFAN Tuesday afternoon and expressed interest in possibly pitching next season for the Mets.  A flyball pitcher who allows a high number of home runs, Arroyo likes the idea of taking his game to the cavernous […]

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