Tag: R.A. Dickey

National League East Offseason Standings

An article by posted on February 9, 2017 0 Comments
National League East Offseason Standings

Every team’s 2017 roster is almost set with pitchers and catchers coming next week. So that means that most of the offseason moves have been done, and we can finally start completely evaluating how well teams have done during the offseason. There was no marquee acquisition in the National East this offseason, but it was […]

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11 Best Mets Who Didn’t Play in the Postseason

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
11 Best Mets Who Didn’t Play in the Postseason

Think of any of the Mets’ all-time great players. Chances are you probably thought of someone like Tom Seaver, Darryl Strawberry, David Wright or maybe one of the team’s current young aces. All of these players– and pretty much anyone typically considered to be in the Mets’ pantheon of greats– played in the postseason. But […]

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NL East Report: Nats, Marlins Still Looking For A Closer

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nats, Marlins Still Looking For A Closer

While the New York Mets have been primarily dormant since re-signing star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and getting second baseman Neil Walker back when he accepted the qualifying offer, there has been plenty of movement and chatter among the other NL East teams. The Mets biggest need remains a reliever that has closing experience and that […]

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NL East News: Braves Acquire Starter Jaime Garcia

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Braves Acquire Starter Jaime Garcia

The Atlanta Braves have acquired left-handed starter Jaime Garcia from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for prospects according to Mark Saxon of ESPN. The Braves will send former Mets prospect John Gant, infield prospect Luke Dykstra (son of Lenny), and right-handed pitching prospect Chris Ellis to the Cardinals according to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation. […]

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Is a Dickey Reunion Possible?

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Is a Dickey Reunion Possible?

Let me say this right off the bat. I’m not writing this to sell people on the notion that R.A. Dickey has another Cy Young caliber season left in his right arm. I’m not writing this to try and convince people that Dickey the knuckleballer is a better rotation option than our five young aces, […]

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DeGrom Shined Bright Among The Stars

An article by posted on July 15, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Shined Bright Among The Stars

Jacob deGrom didn’t pitch long, but long enough to show why rival scouts and opposing general managers salivate when they catch a glimpse of him, and why his popularity is soaring. The 2014 NL Rookie of the Year struck out the side in the fifth inning, and needed only ten pitches to do it. Overpowering is […]

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Dillon Gee Starting Sunday Against Braves

An article by posted on June 12, 2015 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Starting Sunday Against Braves

The Mets just announced that Dillon Gee will start on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves, pushing Noah Syndergaard back to Monday when the team plays the Toronto Blue Jays. No other explanation was given, but Adam Rubin cites Sandy Alderson as saying the plan is a “6-Man Lite Rotation” and the team will use Gee […]

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Mets Could Match-Up Well With Blue Jays

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Could Match-Up Well With Blue Jays

The Blue Jays currently sit in last place in the American League East 3.5 games back of the first-place Rays. Of course it is early in the year and 3.5 games is a small margin, but to jump four teams is tough. If things continue to trend downward for the Jays, it’s quite possible that […]

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It’s Opening Day, And What Could Be Better?

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Opening Day, And What Could Be Better?

It’s Opening Day, and what could be better? There’s a little extra kick in your step this morning and getting out of bed wasn’t the drag it usually is… You woke up smiling as the little voices in your head said, It’s Opening Day, baby!” The Mets and you are tangled in a deep, long-term […]

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Why Are Teams Always Insisting On Syndergaard?

An article by posted on January 12, 2015 0 Comments
Why Are Teams Always Insisting On Syndergaard?

As we reported last night, another potential deal for a shortstop – in this case Ian Desmond – fell by the wayside when the Tampa Bay Rays insisted on Noah Syndergaard plus another prospect in return. They also demanded Syndergaard in a trade for Ben Zobrist before eventually trading him to Oakland. It’s amazing how […]

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