Tag: strikeouts

Mets Lack Excitement On The 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on August 28, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Lack Excitement On The 40-Man Roster

September 1st is just over one week away and looking over the Mets 40-man roster, there are really no players worth calling up. The players that currently occupy spots on the 40-man include players like Josh Satin, Andrew Brown, Cesar Puello and Erik Goeddel. None of the top prospects, guys like Noah Syndergaard, Matt Reynolds […]

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The Answer Is Contact – Part Deux

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
The Answer Is Contact – Part Deux

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. The answer is CONTACT. We all know the Mets offense has been struggling mightily since the All-Star break. At the break, I wrote how the Mets offense improved as their contact rates improved. As the Mets offense has faltered, guess what? Their contact rates have gone […]

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Who’s Hot / Who’s Not – Minor Leagues

An article by posted on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s Hot / Who’s Not – Minor Leagues

Who’s Hot: Gonzalez Germen – Las Vegas. Germen has pitched very well since being sent down to Vegas. He hasn’t allowed an earned run in his last 4 outings dating back to August 8th, during which he’s pitched 6 innings, allowed 3 hits, with 2 walks and 7 strikeouts while picking up 2 saves. He […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 1:35 PM

An article by posted on August 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 1:35 PM

The Mets and Phillies continue their four-game series in Citizens Bank Park at 1:35 pm on Sunday. Zack Wheeler (7-8, 3.48 ERA) will take the hill for the Mets looking to even his record, and he’ll be opposed by RHP Kyle Kendrick (5-11, 4.74) for the Phillies. Wheeler has gone seven straight starts working 6.0 […]

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Di-JEST: With CY Gone Who Will Drop Down The Slack?

An article by posted on August 9, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: With CY Gone Who Will Drop Down The Slack?

Just as we all remember where we were when 2-1/2 Men fired Charlie Sheen or when SUBWAY stopped offering their horseradish sauce dressing, we Mets fans will always remember where we were when we learned that Chris Young was “designated for assignment.” When good teams lose a player, as the Pirates recently did with Andrew […]

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Mets Release Chris Young, Recall Matt den Dekker

An article by posted on August 9, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Release Chris Young, Recall Matt den Dekker

The Mets have designated outfielder Chris Young for assignment and Matt den Dekker has been recalled and will be activated in time for tonight’s game in Philadelphia.  Young, who was batted .205 with 28 RBIs in 254 at-bats, was informed by Sandy Alderson after the Mets’ 5-4 victory on Friday night.  “It caught me a little bit […]

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Mets Minors Report: Leathersich To Triple-A, Den Dekker Ready For Promotion, Verrett Wins Ninth

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: Leathersich To Triple-A, Den Dekker Ready For Promotion, Verrett Wins Ninth

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 4, Sacramento 2 St. Lucie 10, Clearwater 3 Brooklyn 4, Connecticut 3 Pulaski 6, Kingsport 4 Prospect Pipeline Logan Verrett, who hasn’t won a game since July 19th, pitched a gem on Monday tossing eight innings, allowing one run on three hits, while walking three and striking out seven to earn his […]

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Jacob deGrom Wins NL Rookie Of The Month

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Wins NL Rookie Of The Month

ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin tweeted that Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom has won the National League Rookie of the Month award for the month of July. The former shortstop out of Stetson University went 4-1 in five July starts. He compiled a 1.39 ERA with 38 strikeouts and seven walks in 32.1 innings for the […]

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Price Headed To Tigers In Three-Team Deal

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Price Headed To Tigers In Three-Team Deal

Update 4:45 PM Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is tweeting that the Rays have acquired pitcher Drew Smyly and shortstop Willy Adames from the Tigers and shortstop/second basemen Nick Franklin from Seattle in the three-way mega deal. Center fielder Austin Jackson goes to the Mariners from Detroit. 4:01 PM The Tigers saw the A’s trade for Lester and raised all-in, dealing […]

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Mets Have Been Outscored 13-3 In Last Three Games

An article by posted on July 22, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have Been Outscored 13-3 In Last Three Games

During Monday night’s series opener against the Seattle Mariners, Curtis Granderson went 0-for-5 and struck out four times giving him 93 strikeouts for the season. He is on pace for 149 strikeouts this season and is batting  .235 with 14 home runs and 43 RBI in the first year of his four-year deal with the […]

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