Tag: Stephen Strasburg

Nationals Place Stephen Strasburg On 15-Day DL

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Place Stephen Strasburg On 15-Day DL

The Washington Nationals placed star pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 16th, with an upper back strain on Sunday. Strasburg missed two consecutive starts with the back issue and also dislocated two ribs while lifting weights last week. The Mets won’t see Strasburg in their upcoming three-game series with Washington, but […]

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A Tale of Two Pitchers

An article by posted on May 30, 2016 0 Comments
A Tale of Two Pitchers

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Sports Illustrated called it “The most hyped pitching debut the game had ever seen.” Retailers couldn’t keep his jersey in stock due to demand. And when Stephen Strasburg made his debut the 21-year-old phenom did not disappoint. He compiled a 2.91 ERA. In […]

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How Strasburg Deal Impacts Harvey

An article by posted on May 11, 2016 0 Comments
How Strasburg Deal Impacts Harvey

Watching Stephen Strasburg pitch on Monday night, part of the Monday Night Baseball telecast on ESPN, he wasn’t as sharp against the Detroit Tigers as he had been against his previous two opponents, the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals. But to quote rapper Jay Z, Strasburg has “99 problems” but a new […]

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Nationals Sign Stephen Strasburg To 7-Year, $175M Extension

An article by posted on May 9, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Stephen Strasburg To 7-Year, $175M Extension

According to multiple sources but first reported by the Washington Post, Nationals RHP Stephen Strasburg has agreed to a long term extension valued at $175 million for seven years. The deal is said to include a rolling third and fourth year opt-out clause. The report said an official announcement will come Tuesday. Strasburg, 27, is 59-37 […]

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Morning Grind: Oh, How Sweep It Is!

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Oh, How Sweep It Is!

After Stephen Strasburg absolutely dominated the Mets hitters all night on Wednesday, it seemed like 2-1 might be an insurmountable deficit. Strasburg was dealing right out of the gate, making the Mets look silly, striking out hitters left and right with his filthy hook that was falling right off the table. I should have known […]

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MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets take on the Houston Astros on Tuesday at 1:10 PM at Tradition Field. Dillon Gee will get the start for the Amazins and he’ll be opposed by former Met Collin McHugh for the Astros. Rafael Montero initially had been listed for this start, but now will travel to Tampa on Wednesday […]

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Harvey Will Start Season In Rotation, But Is His Relationship With Team Taking A Hit?

An article by posted on November 18, 2014 0 Comments
Harvey Will Start Season In Rotation, But Is His Relationship With Team Taking A Hit?

Speaking to reporters at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson said that Matt Harvey will be in the rotation “from the get-go,” and not start the season late to try and conserve innings. According to Adam Rubin, Alderson says the goal is to have Matt Harvey “pitching through entire postseason,” so any innings that will be conserved would […]

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MMO Opening Day Recap: Nationals 9, Mets 7

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Opening Day Recap: Nationals 9, Mets 7

The Mets fell to the Washington Nationals in extra-innings by the score of 9-7 this afternoon at Citi Field in their season opener. The excitement of Opening Day makes me feel like a giddy little kid every single year. The beginning of nice weather, and most importantly, the beginning of the baseball season never ceases […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM

The Mets face the Washington Nationals this afternoon at Space Coast Stadium in Viera at 1:05 PM. Zack Wheeler will oppose Stephen Strasburg in what should be his final appearance of the Spring. The game is not on television or radio in New York, but will be on the Nats’ MASN network. Wheeler has had an […]

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Collins Continues To Rave About Ike Davis

An article by posted on February 22, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Continues To Rave About Ike Davis

Terry Collins continues to rave about Ike Davis even though he hasn’t had one at-bat against live pitching since his last at-bat of the 2013 season. Here is a quote from MetsBlog: “I’m really impressed with what I’ve seen,” Collins said. “His swing is absolutely, completely different than it was last year. He’s really quited […]

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