Tag: starting pitching

Mets In Enviable Position To Break Starting Pitching Mold

An article by posted on 18/11/2014 0 Comments
Mets In Enviable Position To Break Starting Pitching Mold

The issue of innings caps for Met starting pitchers in 2015 would be mitigated if the Mets thought forward and initiated a six-man starting pitching rotation.  For many, the idea of a six man starting pitching rotation is too revolutionary and defies what is believed to be standard protocol in most baseball circles. Yet, the […]

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Sandy Alderson Sees A Lot Of Reasons For Optimism

An article by posted on 03/11/2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Sees A Lot Of Reasons For Optimism

Sandy Alderson was a special guest of MMO’s John Bernhardt Tip-Off Show on Friday. He had some interesting things to say about a variety of topics regarding the Mets and their minor league system. Rather than post the entire interview in it’s entirety, I wanted to break it up into several parts so that each […]

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Free Agency Officially Began This Morning

An article by posted on 30/10/2014 0 Comments
Free Agency Officially Began This Morning

And away we go. With the World Series now concluded after the San Francisco Giants  defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Game 7, the Hot Stove Season officially kicked off at 9:00 AM this morning. All players with no contractual obligations for 2015 officially became free agents this morning. For the Mets it’s a […]

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Mets Proving Pitching Alone Can’t Get It Done

An article by posted on 12/06/2014 0 Comments
Mets Proving Pitching Alone Can’t Get It Done

After another solid outing by Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom (0-3), who went 5 2/3 innings giving up three runs on nine hits while walking one and striking out four, and was still denied his first big-league win, Ken Davidoff of the Post claims that the mets are a prime example of why starting pitching is […]

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Wright Benched, d’Arnaud Demoted, Collins Tells Team To Put On A Happy Face

An article by posted on 08/06/2014 0 Comments
Wright Benched, d’Arnaud Demoted, Collins Tells Team To Put On A Happy Face

The Mets held a team meeting before last night’s game only to see his team suffer a devastating loss after one of their worst offensive and defensive displays of the season. They’ve now lost five straight and find themselves six games under .500 and two games away from the NL East cellar. The Mets squandered […]

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Niese Is A Solid Choice For Mets MVP In April

An article by posted on 01/05/2014 0 Comments
Niese Is A Solid Choice For Mets MVP In April

It was nice to see Jon Niese get some recognition in the New York Post today, who named him the Mets MVP for the month of April. His only competition as I saw it was Dillon Gee who also turned in a superb first month of the season. Mike Puma writes: In each of his five […]

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Series Preview: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

An article by posted on 11/04/2014 0 Comments
Series Preview: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

It has been a helter-skelter start to the season for the New York Mets. After starting 0-3, having been swept by the Nationals, with the bullpen looking like it could be one of the worst of all-time, the Amazins have won two consecutive series, and the bullpen has been a strength. The starting pitching has […]

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Oakland Athletics Could Emerge as Potential Trade Partner for Mets

An article by posted on 17/03/2014 0 Comments
Oakland Athletics Could Emerge as Potential Trade Partner for Mets

With ulnar collateral ligament tears occurring at higher rates than the common cold, it seems like every team is holding their breath, hoping their projected rotation stays intact as opening day approaches. The Oakland Athletics’ Jarrod Parker is the most recent pitcher to eventually have to succumb to the knife of Dr. James Andrews. With […]

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MLBTR Posts Their Mets Offseason Outlook

An article by posted on 07/10/2013 0 Comments
MLBTR Posts Their Mets Offseason Outlook

As part of their Off-Season Outlook Series, MLB Trade Rumors rolled out their review and outlook for the New York Mets today. Here are some portions of their report On Payroll & Spending The Mets opened 2011 with a $142.8MM payroll, only to drop into the low-$90MM level over the last two years. The team has […]

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These Mets Could Fight Their Way Out Of Mediocrity

An article by posted on 20/07/2013 0 Comments
These Mets Could Fight Their Way Out Of Mediocrity

Stephanie was in an optimistic mood after last night’s game, believe it or not, and it wasn’t due to the post-game Nas concert… This is her first full-length piece that isn’t a Player of the Week, enjoy her collection of thoughts after the game and play nice in the comments… (Satish R.) Jeremy Hefner has […]

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