Tag: starting pitchers

Harvey To Have Tommy John Surgery And Miss The 2014 Season

An article by posted on October 5, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey To Have Tommy John Surgery And Miss The 2014 Season

On Friday, the Mets announced that starting pitcher Matt Harvey will have Tommy John surgery on the torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and likely miss the 2014 season. “After further consultation with doctors, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has elected to have surgery to repair a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Early Look At Free Agent WAR Rankings

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Early Look At Free Agent WAR Rankings

Will Mets target Shin-Soo Choo this Winter? On Fangraphs, they keep a running count of the standings for free agents based on WAR (Wins Above Replacement). Now, I am not interested in debating the validity of WAR, and if it can be used as a factor in ranking players, but these are the updated standings […]

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Tigers vs Mets: Harvey Duels Scherzer In A Gunfight At O.K. Corral

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
Tigers vs Mets: Harvey Duels Scherzer In A Gunfight At O.K. Corral

Detroit Tigers at New York Mets Citi Field • 4:05 PM Max Scherzer (18-1, 2.82) vs Matt Harvey (9-4, 2.25) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. LF Daniel Murphy 2B Marlon Byrd RF Ike Davis 1B Wilmer Flores 3B Juan Lagares CF John Buck C Omar Quintanilla SS Matt Harvey RHP Game Notes Matt Harvey will be a part […]

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Six-Man Rotation Makes Sense For Mets And Their Stable Of Young Arms

An article by posted on August 23, 2013 0 Comments
Six-Man Rotation Makes Sense For Mets And Their Stable Of Young Arms

It is becoming more and more evident that quality pitching is the hub of a pending baseball renaissance in New York’s Citi Field. Win or lose, a cadre of young pitching arms have kept the Mets competitive in Flushing for some two months now with Met pitching underlings tearing up the minor leagues at every […]

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Mets Not Discussing Any Extension For Matt Harvey

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Not Discussing Any Extension For Matt Harvey

The Wall Street Journal’s Brian Costa reports that the Mets have not yet discussed the possibility of offering Matt Harvey a contract extension. To date, the Mets front office has not even discussed the subject internally, according to one team executive. They probably will not do so before next winter. The team wants a bigger […]

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Heyman: Mets Still Have Plenty Of Dollars To Spend

An article by posted on January 6, 2013 0 Comments
Heyman: Mets Still Have Plenty Of Dollars To Spend

According to a tweet from CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, the Mets have quite a bit of dollars left to spend. Heyman says the team is still looking to add an outfielder, a starting pitcher and a bullpen arm. Last week I answered a question about how much the Mets had to spend, and I speculated […]

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Terry Collins’ Twitter Recap

An article by posted on January 20, 2012 0 Comments
Terry Collins’ Twitter Recap

Terry Collins did an outstanding job today answering questions from Mets fans on Twitter. Here are some of the highlights: Are you worried Wright trade rumors could distract him & the team? David Wright is a true professional – he understands that rumors are part of the business. With so many new faces in the […]

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A Dubious Mets Pitching Feat, 20 Years In The Making

An article by posted on February 23, 2011 0 Comments

Throughout their nearly half-century of existence, the Mets have always prided themselves on their pitching. From stalwarts like Tom Seaver and Jerry Koosman to ’80s greats Dwight Gooden and David Cone, the Mets have always had a quality starter or two in their rotation. Even the current Mets have an ace up their sleeve every […]

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From Left Field: Time Is Ticking, But Is It A Concern?

An article by posted on December 23, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, I heard that the Mets would not make any moves until sometime into January. Sandy Alderson and company have decided to wait out the market rather than throwing their money at uncertainty. Surprisingly, several good starting pitchers are still available, yet teams appear reluctant to pull the trigger. I figured that once Cliff Lee […]

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New Graphics: We Don’t Go Anywhere Without These Guys

An article by posted on March 26, 2010 0 Comments
New Graphics: We Don’t Go Anywhere Without These Guys

I think that we can all agree that the key to the Mets success this season is our starting pitchers; Oliver Perez, John Maine and Mike Pelfrey. And while I do recognize the importance of those three, the bottom line is that we don’t go anywhere unless our core players deliver. Johan Santana must dazzle us with a Cy […]

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