Tag: R.A. Dickey

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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Revisiting the R.A. Dickey Trade, Two Years Later

An article by posted on November 7, 2014 0 Comments
Revisiting the R.A. Dickey Trade, Two Years Later

It has been close to two years since the New York Mets’ blockbuster trade that sent NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a package that included prospects Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard. Such deals always take years to truly measure which team came out on top […]

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MMO Flashback: Matt Harvey Was Not The Hero We Deserved, But The One We Needed

An article by posted on November 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Matt Harvey Was Not The Hero We Deserved, But The One We Needed

It feels like an eternity since we last saw Matt Harvey standing on a mound and menacing opposing batters with his array of lethal offerings. Every five days when our young ace took his turn in the rotation, it was treated as an event that couldn’t be missed and aptly called “Harvey Day.” As we […]

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Baseball America: Syndergaard, Montero, Plawecki Make PCL Top 20

An article by posted on October 16, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball America: Syndergaard, Montero, Plawecki Make PCL Top 20

Today Baseball America completed their league-by-league Top 20 Prospect lists by posting both the International and Pacific Coast League. In the Pacific Coast League, three Mets prospects made the grade with Noah Syndergaard ranking 5th, Rafael Montero ranking 14th, and catcher Kevin Plawecki coming in at 16th. This is what they had to say: 5. Noah Syndergaard, RHP, […]

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