Tag: strikeouts

Wright Isn’t Handling Airplane Travel Well

An article by posted on May 6, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Isn’t Handling Airplane Travel Well

This is now David Wright‘s first full season since he learned about his spinal stenosis. So far, Wright has only played 52 games thus far. As many people will tell you, 52 games is too short a sample size to draw any definitive conclusions. Choosing a subset of that information is an even smaller sample […]

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Left-Handed Pitching Is Not the Mets’ Kryptonite

An article by posted on May 2, 2016 0 Comments
Left-Handed Pitching Is Not the Mets’ Kryptonite

Yesterday, the Mets faced a left-handed starter for just the third time this year. They have faced Adam Conley, Brandon Finnegan, and Madison Bumgarner. In addition, the Mets have faced lefty relievers here and there. Seemingly, the Mets have struggled against lefties. On April 13th, Conley limited the Mets to four hits while allowing no earned runs and […]

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Week Three Mets Pitching Review: Matz and Bastardo Shined Bright

An article by posted on April 21, 2016 0 Comments
Week Three Mets Pitching Review: Matz and Bastardo Shined Bright

A review of the latest turn through the Mets’ starting rotation: Name Innings Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Matt Harvey (0-3) 5.2 6 5(5) 4 3 5.71 1.56 Steven Matz (1-1) 7.0 3 0(0) 9 2 7.27 1.50 Noah Syndergaard (2-0) 7.0 5 1(1) 8 2 0.90 0.95 Logan Verrett […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Pick Up First Series Win in Cleveland

An article by posted on April 18, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Pick Up First Series Win in Cleveland

3 Up 1. Finally Some Offense Coming into the series against the Cleveland Indians, the Mets ranked last in the major leagues in both team batting average and slugging percentage. It didn’t take them long to find their power as they hit four home runs on Friday night. They went on to hit a total […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Jannis Loses No-Hitter In Seventh

An article by posted on April 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Jannis Loses No-Hitter In Seventh

Las Vegas (3-3) 6, Sacramento 2  Vegas defeated Sacramento with six runs scored between the sixth and seventh innings. Gavin Cecchini led the charge going 2 for 3 with walk, upping his batting average to .263. Brandon Nimmo sat out as Roger Bernadina played Center field and batted leadoff against Chris Stratton. Travis Taijeron went […]

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It’s Too Early To Boo Cespedes

An article by posted on April 10, 2016 0 Comments
It’s Too Early To Boo Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes booed after striking out in the 8th inning, USA Today Well, that happened rather quickly. I think Mets fans took longer to boo Bobby Bonilla and Jason Bay than they did for Yoenis Cespedes. The same player who helped carry the Mets into the postseason last year, Cespedes has gone from a conquering hero […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 1, Mets 0

An article by posted on April 9, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 1, Mets 0

Bats on both sides fell mostly silent tonight as the Mets (2-2) were shut out 1-0 by the Phillies (1-4), their first home loss of the season.  Pitching: Tonight was certainly a pitching duel, with both starters throwing pretty well. For the Mets, Bartolo Colon allowed one run on five hits over six innings of […]

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Featured Article: The Amazing Odyssey Of Mets Reliever Jim Henderson

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: The Amazing Odyssey Of Mets Reliever Jim Henderson

As a 26th round draft pick by the Montreal Expos in the 2003 draft, Jim Henderson faced a steep uphill climb to make it to the majors. He stuck around long enough to be eligible for the Rule 5 draft in 2006. He was selected by the Cubs, but he didn’t make the major league roster. The […]

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Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

An article by posted on April 6, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

Last season, Noah Syndergaard basically dominated with a fastball/sinker, curveball, and a changeup. He tinkered with a slider, but he only threw it 3.15% of the time. After a full offseason to work on the pitch, Syndergaard announced in a big way that the pitch will be a big part of his repertoire this season. GIF: Did we […]

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Harvey and d’Arnaud Among MLB’s Top Batteries

An article by posted on March 22, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey and d’Arnaud Among MLB’s Top Batteries

Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com recently ranked the Top 10 MLB Pitcher and Catcher Batteries and the Mets were very well represented, occupying three of the 10 spots. The rankings were based on Projected WAR. 9. Noah Syndergaard and Travis d’Arnaud, Mets (Projected WAR: 6.9) D’Arnaud holds up his end of the bargain, with the sixth-highest projected WAR tally […]

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Rafael Montero Throws Perfect Inning In Dominican League

An article by posted on January 19, 2016 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Throws Perfect Inning In Dominican League

  Rafael Montero had his best outing in the Dominican Winter League last night for the Leones del Escogido in their 7-2 victory that puts them in the Championship series against the Tigres del Licey. Montero pitched a perfect 8th inning with two strikeouts and picked up his second hold of the postseason. Both strikeouts came […]

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