Tag: spring training

Does Spring Training Matter?

An article by posted on 31/03/2016 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 30/03/2016 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 28/03/2016 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 22/03/2016 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 17/03/2016 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 15/03/2016 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 15/03/2016 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 14/03/2016 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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MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on 08/03/2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

The New York Mets lost in walk-off fashion to the Atlanta Braves by a score of 5-4 this afternoon at Champion Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The loss brings the Mets’ record in Grapefruit League play to 3-3-1. Matt Harvey made his spring debut and his velocity was at 96-97 mph in his three innings of […]

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Harvey Armed With Improved Slider For Spring Debut

An article by posted on 08/03/2016 0 Comments
Harvey Armed With Improved Slider For Spring Debut

New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey will make his spring debut today in Orlando as the Amazins take on the Atlanta Braves. Harvey takes the mound for the first time since game five of the 2015 World Series, and this time he looks to debut his improved slider – the one that made him so […]

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