Tag: Steven Matz

Mets Minor League Recap: Tovar Homers Twice, Vegas Wins 12th Straight

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Tovar Homers Twice, Vegas Wins 12th Straight

Las Vegas (17-8) 10, Albuquerque 2 F/7 Game One The 51′s won their 11th straight game as Steven Matz was not dominant but still managed to get his 4th win by going 6 innings, giving up two runs on nine hits while striking out seven over his 87 pitch outing. Matz fastball was sitting in […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Gsellman Loses No-Hitter in 8th, Nimmo Has Three Hits

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Gsellman Loses No-Hitter in 8th, Nimmo Has Three Hits

Las Vegas was rained out and will play a double header tonight starting at 7:05 ET with Tyler Pill and Steven Matz going for the 51′s. Portland 4, Binghamton (14-10) 1 John Gant started and was rusty after getting a few extra days off in between starts going 5 innings allowing four runs (three earned) […]

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Featured Post: Matz Is Ready For The Mets, But Are The Mets Ready For Him?

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Matz Is Ready For The Mets, But Are The Mets Ready For Him?

Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz was his usual electrifying self again on Thursday night allowing just one first inning run and then shutting down the Reno Aces the rest away while striking out 12 batters in seven innings in the process. Matz toyed with the Aces using his 95 MPH fastball for nine of his […]

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3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

3 Concerns To Keep An Eye On 1. Defense Holding On By A Thread The Mets are 5-7 on the road this year and the middle infield defense has played a large part in those results. Wilmer Flores and Daniel Murphy have shown signs of life at the plate, but aside from a few long […]

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Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

The front end of the Mets rotation is young and looks sharp.  Even as a fan of the NY Mets, I take for granted how deep this pitching is, both in quality and in quantity. Matt Harvey will lead fellow flame throwers Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler in a 1-2-3 punch that will buckle opposing […]

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Split Squad Game Thread: Mets at Marlins, Mets vs Braves

An article by posted on March 7, 2015 0 Comments
Split Squad Game Thread: Mets at Marlins, Mets vs Braves

The Mets will play a pair of split squad games this afternoon. RHP Jacob deGrom makes his spring debut and starts opposite Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz at 1:10 p.m. at Tradition Field. Meanwhile in Jupiter, LHP Steven Matz goes up against against Miami Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez at 1:05 p.m. Mets vs Marlins Juan […]

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Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

An article by posted on February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

There are a number of young prospects and fringe players who will be fighting for recognition this spring.  Every year, there’s usually one surprise performance that puts a previously unheralded name on the radar.  After all the action wraps up in the Grapefruit League, who will be the player to leave a lingering impression on […]

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Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

The following is an in depth look at Travis d’Arnaud’s overall value as a catcher.  The idea that he is incapable of being an everyday backstop is based on two conventional defensive metrics.  The lack of credit surrounding his framing skills leaves something to be desired though.  Stolen bases and passed balls rarely result in […]

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Why Have The Mets Struggled So Mightily To Address Shortstop?

An article by posted on January 16, 2015 0 Comments
Why Have The Mets Struggled So Mightily To Address Shortstop?

  The Mets’ need for a shortstop, alleged search for a shortstop, inability to actually acquire a shortstop, and (naturally) continued lack of production from the shortstop position has been a most frustrating combination for Mets fans ever since Jose Reyes was allowed to walk away in free agency (excluding a couple decent stretches from […]

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Backman Expresses Concern About Playing Flores and Murphy Up The Middle

An article by posted on January 11, 2015 0 Comments
Backman Expresses Concern About Playing Flores and Murphy Up The Middle

Wally Backman takes a photo with avid Mets fan Reymundo at the QBC Always a fan favorite, Wally Backman was a big hit on Saturday at the Queens Baseball Convention where he signed autographs, took photos with fans, and participated in a Q&A panel with ESPN’s Adam Rubin. Backman, who will return for his fourth […]

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