Tag: playoffs

Featured Post: Terry Collins, The Sum Of All Fears

An article by posted on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Terry Collins, The Sum Of All Fears

Pythagorean Win Percentage is an interesting formula. It’s transparent and supremely logical as metrics go. A close cousin to the Pythagorean Theorem, it is essentially a means to predict how many wins a team should accumulate by calculating runs scored squared over runs scored squared plus runs allowed squared. In 2014 the Mets’ Pythagorean Win% […]

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Yankees Pursuing Andrew Miller

An article by posted on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Pursuing Andrew Miller

December 5th What an active day it has been for the Yankees. After acquiring shortstop Didi Gregorius the Yankees have now signed free agent reliever Andrew Miller. According to Jack Curry from YES Network, the contract is worth 36 million over four years. December 1st Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting that the Yankees are in […]

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Alderson Is Optimistic About Conforto’s Defense

An article by posted on November 21, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Is Optimistic About Conforto’s Defense

When the Mets selected Michael Conforto 10th overall in this year’s draft, the main criticism about Conforto was his defense. As an outfielder in Oregon State, Conforto earned a reputation as a liability in the outfield. Since many analysts felt his defense was an issue, he was viewed as a one dimensional player. However, it […]

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Wheeler Has A Chip On His Shoulder, Wants To Win With Mets

An article by posted on November 20, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Has A Chip On His Shoulder, Wants To Win With Mets

While taking time out of his schedule to hand out packages of food to needy families for Thanksgiving today at Citi Field, Zack Wheeler was bursting with optimism about the Mets’ 2015 season. “We’re going to win,” said the young righthander who also hopes he’ll be a part of the Mets renaissance. “I’d rather not […]

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Report: Joe Maddon To Manage The Cubs

An article by posted on October 29, 2014 0 Comments
Report: Joe Maddon To Manage The Cubs

Only five days after opting out of his contract with Tampa Bay, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that Joe Maddon will become the new manager of the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs and agent Alan Nero denied that a deal is done, but people familiar with the dealings say that it is certain to […]

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NLCS Game Thread: Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 12, 2014 0 Comments
NLCS Game Thread: Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

Game 2 (Giants Lead 1-0) San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, Oct. 12, 8:00 PM, FS1 Jake Peavy (7-13, 3.73) vs Lance Lynn (15-10, 2.74) The Cardinals will try to bounce back in game two of the National League Championship Series, sending Lance Lynn to the mound against Jake Peavy. Neither of these […]

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LCS Game Thread: Royals vs Orioles, 4:00 PM, Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 11, 2014 0 Comments
LCS Game Thread: Royals vs Orioles, 4:00 PM, Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

Game 2 (Royals Lead 1-0) Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, Oct. 11, 4:00 PM, TBS Yordano Ventura (14-10, 3.20) vs Bud Norris (15-8, 3.65) The Orioles will try to bounce back from their game one extra innings loss to the Royals as they send Bud Norris to the hill against Yordano Ventura. Norris […]

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A Cautionary Tale: You Need To Hit In October

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
A Cautionary Tale: You Need To Hit In October

The Major League Baseball postseason is just six games old and it’s already turning into an all-time great year. You had the Oakland A’s getting bounced in the Wild Card Round by the upstart Kansas City Royals. You have the #1 seed in the American League going down 2-0 to those same Royals and the […]

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Lights Out; A Future Without Power In New York

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
Lights Out; A Future Without Power In New York

For as long as I can remember, home runs have been pivotal to winning championships. It’s not only that chicks dig the long ball but that those long balls are rally starters, pitcher killers and momentum swingers. There’s no easier way to score a bunch of runs than by driving one deep. Currently, the Mets […]

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Collins: Mets Are Very, Very Close to the Nationals

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Collins: Mets Are Very, Very Close to the Nationals

After watching the Mets lose three of four games at home to the Washington Nationals, Danny Knobler of ESPN New York compares the two teams as one heads to the playoffs and the other heads to a sixth straight losing season. He took issue with Terry Collins who yesterday told reporters that the Mets and Nationals […]

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