Tag: pitching

MMO Game Recap: Marlins 7, Mets 6

An article by posted on April 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Marlins 7, Mets 6

For a moment, after a two-out, two-run single by Lucas Duda, the Mets had a 5-1 lead, Jenrry Mejia was pitching lights out, and it felt like this 13-10 start in the standings was gaining more momentum each night. If you are a Mets fan, like me, you were probably texting or phoning anyone who […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Where Have You Gone, Jeurys Familia?

An article by posted on April 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Where Have You Gone, Jeurys Familia?

Good morning, Mets fans! Nobody has seen or heard from Jeurys Familia in ages. They say that if you listen hard, on certain nights when the moon is full, you can still hear him howling at the night sky. But I’m not buying it. But seriously, where is Familia? After taking the loss on Opening […]

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The Traditional Importance of Mets Pitching

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
The Traditional Importance of Mets Pitching

Traditions are interesting. They place events from the here and now in a historical context so that we may gain some insight or understanding about what the events mean. My parents, for instance, are from two adjacent towns on an island in the Mediterranean where Easter is stacked with strange traditions that culminate in the […]

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Howie Rose: That’s As Good As It Gets!

An article by posted on April 22, 2014 0 Comments
Howie Rose: That’s As Good As It Gets!

In probably one of the most satisfying wins thus far, the Mets, backed by superb pitching and spectacular defense, narrowly shut out the Cardinals, 2-0. While the offense was not overwhelming, they were able to work Cardinals’ starter Tyler Lyons enough to knock in two runs and draw four walks. it was a much needed […]

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MMO Spotlight: Jenrry Mejia is 3-0 with a 1.99 ERA

An article by posted on April 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Spotlight: Jenrry Mejia is 3-0 with a 1.99 ERA

The Mets are now 4-0 in games started by Jenrry Mejia. On Monday night against the St. Louis Cardinals, Mejia was sizzling as he held the defending NL champs to just four hits in 6.2 scoreless innings. With blister-gate completely behind him, the young righty looked like an unstoppable force on the mound, stopping the Cards’ […]

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Thoughts On Davis, Thornton and the PTBNL

An article by posted on April 19, 2014 0 Comments
Thoughts On Davis, Thornton and the PTBNL

On Friday, the Mets announced that they traded first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates for righthanded reliever Zack Thornton and a player to be named later. Thornton, who turns 26 next month, was a 23rd round pick of the Oakland A’s in the 2010 draft, who was traded to the Pirates in 2012 for RHP […]

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Mets Farm Report: Bowman Strikes Out 11, Dykstra Homers In Vegas Rout

An article by posted on April 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Bowman Strikes Out 11,  Dykstra Homers In Vegas Rout

LAS VEGAS 6, RENO 0 Veteran southpaw Dana Eveland took the ball for the 51′s on Thursday night as they topped the Aces. The 30-year old lasted just five innings, but held his opponents scoreless while striking out six and walking a couple. Las Vegas took the lead in the fourth inning thanks to a two-run double […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Steven Matz Takes a No-Hitter into the Sixth

An article by posted on April 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Prospect Pulse: Steven Matz Takes a No-Hitter into the Sixth

Lefthander Steven Matz turned in another stellar performance on Thursday as St. Lucie beat Fort Myers by the score of 6-1. Matz carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning that ended with a two-out bunt single. He ended the night with seven shutout innings, allowing just two hits and a walk while striking out six. […]

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Collins Says Valverde Will Remain Closer

An article by posted on April 13, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Valverde Will Remain Closer

Jose Valverde blew his first save of the season last night after surrendering a back-breaking, game-tying, three-run homer in the ninth to Raul Ibanez. After getting two quick outs, Valverde gave up a single to David Freese and then walked Erick Aybar before being taken out of the yard by the 41-year old Ibanez on a […]

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Shut-Down Relief At Its Best, Let’s Hear It For The Boys!

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Shut-Down Relief At Its Best, Let’s Hear It For The Boys!

One of the most volatile things in all of baseball is the effectiveness of a major league bullpen. It’s no easy task to put a top bullpen together, and nobody would know that better than our own general manager Sandy Alderson who has presided over three straight seasons of bullpen futility at its most deplorable […]

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