Tag: pitching

Pitching Inside: The Lost Art That May Never Return

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Pitching Inside: The Lost Art That May Never Return

“People have gotten away from that, people are getting soft these days. I don’t care, if somebody is showing me up or throwing at one of our guys, you are going to get something inside to let you know I noticed that.” – Zack Wheeler in his recent New York Post interview. Remember when the […]

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Thoughts On Zack Wheeler and His Evolution

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
Thoughts On Zack Wheeler and His Evolution

In an exclusive interview with rehabbing Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler, Kevin Kernan of the New York Post covered a variety of issues that go beyond the typical reports we’ve been getting on the former top pitching prospect in baseball. It’s not the usual mundane “Wheeler feels great” blah, blah, blah, push the “publish” button, mission accomplished […]

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Mets Have Venable And De Aza On Their Radar

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have Venable And De Aza On Their Radar

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Mets have left handed outfielders Will Venable and Alejandro De Aza on their radar in addition to Denard Span. Both players are potential options to platoon with Juan Lagares in center field, but Crasnick says the Mets are slow-playing the market. Venable, 33, batted .244/.320/.350  with six home […]

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Astros Re-Sign Reliever Tony Sipp

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Re-Sign Reliever Tony Sipp

According to MLB Network, free agent reliever Tony Sipp will be heading back to Houston and has agreed to a deal with the Astros. No contract details were disclosed, and the deal is pending a physical. I’m sure Johnny-On-The-Spot Heyman will announce details soon. Update: Ken Rosenthal reports it’s a three-year, $18 million deal. Sipp […]

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Nationals Sign Oliver Perez To Two-Year, $7 Million Contract

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Oliver Perez To Two-Year, $7 Million Contract

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, the Washington Nationals have signed free agent left-hander Oliver Perez to a two-year deal worth $7 million dollars. In his career as a starter and a reliever, Perez is 67-83 with a 4.44 ERA in 1,294 innings pitched. He has struck out 1,351 batters and walked 703, good for a […]

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What Does David Price Contract Mean For Mets Young Rotation?

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
What Does David Price Contract Mean For Mets Young Rotation?

The Billion Dollar Boys Club? Not that it would have happened anyway, but Boston’s blockbuster signing of David Price Tuesday means there won’t be a trade of Matt Harvey to the Red Sox for shortstop Xander Bogaerts and outfielder Mookie Betts or Jackie Bradley. I was onboard for such a deal, and the Price signing […]

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Mets Plan To Tender and Keep Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Plan To Tender and Keep  Jenrry Mejia

Even though reliever Jenrry Mejia was suspended twice for performance enhancing drugs last season – including a current 162 game suspension that’ll continue into the 2016 season – the New York Mets plan to keep the arbitration-eligible Mejia and will not non-tender him at Wednesday’s deadline, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Mejia, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Who Says Cespedes Can’t Hit Good Pitching?

An article by posted on November 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Who Says Cespedes Can’t Hit Good Pitching?

An MMO Fan Shot by Peter S. I have to admit, I can’t believe how many fans are buying into the “Yoenis Cespedes can’t hit good pitching” rhetoric. We are playing right into the Front Office’s hands by believing he is not good and isn’t worth a contract this offseason. Well, I don’t fall into […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Tony Sipp, LHP

An article by posted on November 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Tony Sipp, LHP

Tony Sipp Position: Relief Pitcher Bats: Left — Throws: Left Born: July 12, 1983 (Age 32) A I’ve mentioned in many of my recent articles, I believe the most glaring and pressing need for the New York Mets this offseason is bolstering the bullpen – and more specifically – acquiring a left-handed reliever. The two […]

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Bryce Harper Wins NL MVP, Tips His Cap To Mets

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Wins NL MVP, Tips His Cap To Mets

Bryce Harper was named the National League Most Valuable Player on Thursday night, becoming the youngest unanimous MVP winner in baseball history. Harper, 23, got all 30 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The Nationals’ three-time All Star led the majors in slugging percentage (.649), OBP (.460), OPS (1.109) and fWAR (9.9) […]

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