Tag: pitching

DeGrom Sharp In Win Over Reds

An article by posted on September 28, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Sharp In Win Over Reds

After getting his last turn in the rotation skipped, Jacob deGrom rebounded with an excellent outing against the Reds. He fired six innings of one run ball while striking out nine to earn his 14th win of the season. It was a huge comeback for deGrom, who had been struggling with a 6.41 ERA over […]

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Mets Are Having A Lot Of Fun, Let’s Join Them

An article by posted on September 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Are Having A Lot Of Fun, Let’s Join Them

Repeat after me, fellow Mets fans: The Mets are in first place. The Mets have 7.5 game lead with nine games remaining. The team chasing the Mets stinks. If you say those three phrases three times and still won’t back down from the ledge, I can’t help you. Look, I get it. It’s human nature […]

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Colon Falters Late Despite Strong Start

An article by posted on September 24, 2015 0 Comments
Colon Falters Late Despite Strong Start

It was a disappointing outing for Bartolo Colon last night, who allowed three runs and five hits during 6.1 innings pitched. He was in complete control of the game early on, but it suddenly fell apart for him in the 7th inning. He yielded three singles to the final four batters he faced. Terry Collins […]

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The Z Files: DeGrom Has 6.41 ERA Over Last Five Starts

An article by posted on September 16, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files: DeGrom Has 6.41 ERA Over Last Five Starts

Stat Line:  5 IP, 6 R, 10 H, 5 SO, 0 BB Jacob deGrom was ineffective again on Tuesday night against the Marlins, continuing a stretch that has seen him post a 6.41 ERA and a .327 opposing batting average over his last five starts. “It was just a start where in the fourth and fifth […]

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Dan Warthen Taken To Atlanta Hospital For Rapid Heartbeat

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Dan Warthen Taken To Atlanta Hospital For Rapid Heartbeat

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen was taken to an Atlanta hospital Thursday after experiencing a rapid heartbeat, general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters at Turner Field. Apparently it was serious enough that doctors have decided to admit him, Warthen, 62, has been the Mets pitching coach since June 2008 and is widely credited for the […]

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Warthen: Matt Harvey Has Not Been Abused

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Warthen: Matt Harvey Has Not Been Abused

Just wanted to update this earlier post by alerting you to a fantastic article by Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal who writes: “Even after allowing seven runs in 5 1/3 innings to the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night, Harvey has thrown the ninth-fewest pitches per inning of any pitcher in baseball with at […]

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A Different Take On Harvey Who Will Have His Next Start Skipped

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
A Different Take On Harvey Who Will Have His Next Start Skipped

Logan Verrett will start for the Mets on Monday, in place of Matt Harvey in an effort to limit his innings before the playoffs. You may remember that Verrett tossed eight innings of one-run baseball in his last spot start, on August 23 in Colorado, so no need to panic. The Mets expect to pitch […]

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Mets Minors: Mets Are Sending Three Players To The AFL

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Mets Are Sending Three Players To The AFL

No pun intended, but here’s a minor note for those of you who were interested in Mets players ticketed for the Arizona Fall League. The Mets official website notes that three players are headed to the AFL once the Minor League seasons end: Jeff McNeil, Beck Wheeler, and Mickey Jannis. The Mets will name four […]

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Familia Earns 34th Save, Adds New Filthy Splitter To Arsenal

An article by posted on August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Earns 34th Save, Adds New Filthy Splitter To Arsenal

Last night in a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, Terry Collins asked his closer Jeurys Familia to get four outs for his ball club. Familia did exactly that, and the Mets perserved in a much needed victory to remain 5 1/2 games up on the Washington Nationals. Familia came on in the bottom of […]

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Logan Verrett’s Road to the Show

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Logan Verrett’s Road to the Show

Congratulations to Logan Verrett, whose first major league start on Sunday was nothing short of fantastic. In a spot start for Matt Harvey, whom Verrertt is clearly better than, he went eight innings and gave up just one run on four hits and one walk, and logged eight strikeouts. You can read the full game recap […]

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MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

He is part of a crop of young baseball players who grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, a class that includes the likes of Bryce Harper, Joey Gallo and Kris Bryant. He’s thoughtful, strategic and articulate and made a perfect guest on a recent WIOX, Tip-Off radio show. I’m talking about Paul Sewald the current […]

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