Tag: Rafael Montero

Mets and Cubs Matchup Well, But Deal Unlikely Because of Differing Perceived Values

An article by posted on October 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets and Cubs Matchup Well, But Deal Unlikely Because of Differing Perceived Values

Andy Martino of the Daily News takes a poke at the Mets shortstop situation and says the Mets are most likely to go internal, with Wilmer Flores and Matt Reynolds as possibilities, and speculates that Ruben Tejada will either be gone or a backup. He also reports that despite being a player that Sandy Alderson […]

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Should We Open 2015 with a Six Man Rotation?

An article by posted on October 17, 2014 0 Comments
Should We Open 2015 with a Six Man Rotation?

With all the discussion around which pitcher or pitchers the Mets will deal this offseason, I’ll toss this one out there… what about opening the season with a six-man rotation? Before dismissing this as folly, it may actually make sense – especially with Matt Harvey coming off Tommy John surgery and likely being on some […]

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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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Featured Post: Which Mets Pitchers Are Untouchable?

An article by posted on October 7, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Which Mets Pitchers Are Untouchable?

I thought it was interesting listening to Jim Duquette on SNY discussing which Mets pitchers were now considered to be untouchable and which ones the Mets would most likely move this offseason to acquire a big bat. Obviously nobody is untouchable in theory, but here is how he ranked them, however the comments are my […]

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MMO Trade Target: Starlin Castro, SS

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Trade Target: Starlin Castro, SS

The Mets have a solid foundation of pitching to go with a young core of position players, many of whom emerged as stars in 2014.  The team is no longer looking to rebuild, their disenchanted fan base has high expectations and a New York based franchise stocked with farm talent should have no trouble making […]

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MMO Game Recap: Astros 3, Mets 1

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Astros 3, Mets 1

An early exit for a dealing Jon Niese and an unfortunate relief appearance by Carlos Torres coupled with a key error led to a 3-1 loss to the Houston Astros in the final series opener of 2014. Granderson began scoring with a solo shot to right with one out in the fourth, handing the Mets […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Home Sweep Home

An article by posted on September 11, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Home Sweep Home

3 Up 1.  Jacob deGrom was yet again stellar on Tuesday night. The 26 year old continued to make his case as the ace of the 2014 Mets pitching staff and top candidate for National League Rookie Of The Year. Jacob pitched 8.0 innings, gave up 3 hits, allowed absolutely zero walks and struck out […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 7:10 PM

Tonight, Rafael Montero (0-3, 5.23) returns to the mound for the Mets opposing Tyler Matzek (5-9, 4.32) as the Mets go for the sweep against the Rockies with first pitch at 7:10pm. In his last start, Montero took the no-decision in the Mets’ 2-1 defeat to the Cubs back on August 17th at Citi Field. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Rockies 0

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Rockies 0

The Mets (70-75) defeated the Colorado Rockies (59-86) by a score of 2-0 tonight at Citi Field. What you should know: Jacob deGrom pitched an incredible game, going 8 innings and striking out 9 and walking nobody. It was an absolutely dominating game from the rookie who lowered his ERA to 2.62. DeGrom has now […]

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Rafael Montero To Start Wednesday vs. Colorado

An article by posted on September 7, 2014 0 Comments
Rafael Montero To Start Wednesday vs. Colorado

Mets manager Terry Collins confirmed this afternoon that righthander Rafael Montero will get a spot start on Wednesday versus the Colorado Rockies in order to give the rest of the rotation an extra day’s rest. Montero, 23, is currently in his third stint with New York this season after being recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas on […]

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