Tag: strikeouts

Harvey Might Be The Ace Up Mets’ Sleeve

An article by posted on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Might Be The Ace Up Mets’ Sleeve

I was able to meet with Matt Harvey on Monday and we had a nice little exchange while he sat in front of his locker thinking about his upcoming start on Wednesday night against the Padres. There is a likable quality to  this young man and it has nothing to do with his pitching. He speaks with […]

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The Mets Are Going To Need Davis and Duda To Step Up

An article by posted on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Are Going To Need Davis and Duda To Step Up

There was lots of good will to go around Citi Field on Opening Day. And with good reason, as the Mets opened their season superbly. Just about everyone that saw the field contributed. However, there were two large figures that were mostly missing – Ike Davis, and to a lesser extent, Lucas Duda. Davis went […]

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Nieuwenhuis Running Out Of Time

An article by posted on March 18, 2013 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Running Out Of Time

With two weeks to go before Opening Day, Kirk Nieuwenhuis should be thinking about where he would live in New York rather than Las Vegas. Nieuwenhuis, who made a strong first impression with the Mets last year, came to camp penciled in as the center fielder and first in line to win the leadoff spot. However, a […]

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Pros And Cons For Signing Michael Bourn

An article by posted on January 27, 2013 0 Comments
Pros And Cons For Signing Michael Bourn

So far this off-season, three outfielders have said their final goodbyes to the Mets.  Jason Bay took his strikeouts and pop-ups to Seattle.  Andres Torres left in search of a ring in San Francisco.  And my wife’s ass is now on new Cubs outfielder Scott Hairston’s Wikipedia page.  It goes without saying that the Mets […]

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How Will The Cy Young Race End?

An article by posted on November 1, 2012 0 Comments
How Will The Cy Young Race End?

As we all saw with the 2012 Gold Glove award, the best player does not always win. Maybe the sportswriters of America wanted to give Padres fans to be excited about. Maybe the rapid downward spiral the Mets took in July hurt David Wright’s chances. And as much as I like Chase Headley, the best […]

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Santana Surrenders Two Huge Blasts In 6-4 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on August 17, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Surrenders Two Huge Blasts In 6-4 Loss To Nats

Mets just can’t keep any sort of winning streak going. Santana gets hit with two homeruns as Kelly Shoppach hits one of his own as Mets lose 6-4 to first place Nats. Johan Santana is still plundering. Santana did go perfect through the first three innings with nine up and nine down. However, the fourth […]

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Matz and Tapia Make Baseball America’s Hot Sheet

An article by posted on July 28, 2012 0 Comments
Matz and Tapia Make Baseball America’s Hot Sheet

Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet for the week ending July 27th has Mets top prospects RHP Domingo Tapia and LHP Stephen Matz both ranked in their Top 10 at No. 5 and No.6 respectively. Tapia hails from the International arena when the Mets signed him in 2009 as tall, hard throwing 16-year old from Santo Domingo. He […]

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MMO Farm Report: Wheeler Shelled, McHugh’s Gem Spoiled, Fulmer Prevails

An article by posted on July 26, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Farm Report: Wheeler Shelled, McHugh’s Gem Spoiled, Fulmer Prevails

Louisville 5, Buffalo 4 By Sean Kenny After a great outing by Colin McHugh, the Bisons bullpen blew the lead in the eighth, and lost the game in the ninth by the score of 5-4. Colin McHugh had a phenomenal outing today, going six and two-third innings, allowing five hits, no runs, one walk and […]

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R.A. Dickey – Is Mets Knuckleballer An All-Star?

An article by posted on May 29, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey – Is Mets Knuckleballer An All-Star?

On Sunday, R.A. Dickey pitched 7⅓ innings of shutout ball against the Padres, allowing three hits, walking one and striking out ten batters.  The 10-K performance gave Dickey 29 strikeouts over his last three starts (20⅓ IP).  It also helped in lowering his ERA to 3.06, a number Dickey had not seen since his sole […]

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From Left Field: Getting On Base Is One Thing, Driving Them In Is Another

An article by posted on April 19, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Getting On Base Is One Thing, Driving Them In Is Another

For those who have read Moneyball, we know now that on-base percentage is the name of the game. In the early going this season, the Mets have done a great job of getting guys on base. The team is tied for third place in the NL with a .335 on-base percentage with the Washington Nationals. […]

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