Tag: spring training

Syndergaard Is Syn-Sational

An article by posted on April 21, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Is Syn-Sational

What an amazing transformation Met fans are able to witness as Noah Syndergaard is quickly blossoming into the conversation as one of the best starting pitchers in the game. Syndergaard is rounding into quite a complete pitcher, featuring an arsenal of plus pitches in his four-seam fastball, sinker, changeup, curveball, and his new toy, a […]

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Matt Harvey’s Rough Start To 2016

An article by posted on April 18, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey’s Rough Start To 2016

If anyone would’ve guessed that Matt Harvey would start the year winless in his first three starts, and be in the bottom third of qualifying pitchers in ERA, well then maybe you should play the Power-Ball. For everyone else, Harvey’s first three starts to the 2016 season have been filled with early promise, only to […]

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Mets Sign Catcher Rene Rivera To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on April 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign Catcher Rene Rivera To Minor League Deal

The New York Mets signed catcher Rene Rivera to a minor league deal on Tuesday, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Rivera, 32, was released by the Rays near the end of spring training and is regarded as an excellent defensive catcher. A career .211/.258/.331 hitter in 334 major league games, Rivera […]

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Does Spring Training Matter?

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Does Spring Training Matter?

After the Nationals dropped the Mets spring training record to 7-16-5, it got me thinking. Do spring training records have any correlation to regular season and postseason success? In doing some research, I came across an article published in April of 2012 by ESPN senior writer, David Schoenfield. The article looks back at the teams […]

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MMO Exclusive: Adam Rubin Sizes Up Mets As Spring Training Draws To An End

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Adam Rubin Sizes Up Mets As Spring Training Draws To An End

ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin is well known for his intensive coverage of the Mets, live tweeting games, interviewing players, and breaking stories as they happen.  I recently had the chance to talk with Adam and hear his take on the young aces, David Wright, and his expectations of the team this season. Noah: Coming […]

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Yoenis Cespedes And The Center Field Questions

An article by posted on March 28, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes And The Center Field Questions

You love him. You hate him. He can carry a team. He can make a costly error to lose the game. He can leave you with your jaw hanging low. He can make you use profanity that you never knew you had inside of you. When the Mets signed outfielder Yoenis Cespedes in the offseason, […]

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DeGrom Not Worried About Decreased Velocity

An article by posted on March 22, 2016 0 Comments
DeGrom Not Worried About Decreased Velocity

Jacob deGrom delivered a solid performance on Monday against the Miami Marlins as he continues to extend deeper into games with just 12 days left to Spring Training. In four frames, all scoreless, he tossed 51 pitches and allowed four hits while striking out five. All of the talk during and after the game though […]

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Cespedes Leaves Game After Being Hit By Pitch On Right Hand

An article by posted on March 17, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Leaves Game After Being Hit By Pitch On Right Hand

On the day that outfielder Yoenis Cespedes returned to the Mets lineup after missing time with a sore hip, he left today’s game against the Miami Marlins after he was hit by a pitch. Cespedes was hit on the inside of his right hand near his wrist by a pitch from right-hander Edwin Jackson. He […]

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The Dark Knight’s Slider Rises

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Dark Knight’s Slider Rises

A pitch that eluded Matt Harvey for his 2015 campaign has made its comeback during the off-season and he showed it off brilliantly in his start against the Miami Marlins this past Sunday. Matt Ehalt of NorthJersey.com spoke with the Dark Knight about the return of his slider. “It’s big,” Harvey said. “Any time you […]

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Lucas Duda Implementing New Pregame Regimen

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Implementing New Pregame Regimen

Lucas Duda had an addiction that not too many of us knew about, swinging. Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke with Duda and his hitting coach, Kevin Long on the issue. Duda, was said to take an average of 200 swings between batting practice and the cage on any given day. It took […]

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Dilson Herrera Heads To Panama For WBC Qualifier

An article by posted on March 14, 2016 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Heads To Panama For WBC Qualifier

Second baseman of the future, Dilson Herrera, who came out of Sunday’s 11-0 win over the Marlins after fouling a ball of his left kneecap, is well enough to depart the team’s complex on Monday so he can fly to Panama and play in the World Baseball Classic qualifier for Team Colombia. Herrera, suffered the injury […]

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