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Pure DeGromination

An article by posted on July 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pure DeGromination

You’re looking at the official 2015 All Star Game portrait of Jacob deGrom which he just posted to Instagram. Jacob deGrom has been brilliant for the Mets this season, posting a 9-6 record with a 2.14 ERA that ranks fourth best in the National League. In his last seven starts, dating back to June 1, […]

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Niese Tosses Seventh Consecutive Quality Start

An article by posted on July 13, 2015 0 Comments
Niese Tosses Seventh Consecutive Quality Start

Pitching in place of injured Steven Matz on Sunday, fellow southpaw Jon Niese responded with his seventh straight quality start as the Mets completed a sweep of the Diamondbacks with a 5-3 win. Niese tossed 6 2/3 innings and allowed three runs on five hits including a home run by Paul Goldschmidt. He walked none […]

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Matz Brilliant Again Versus Dodgers

An article by posted on July 6, 2015 0 Comments
Matz Brilliant Again Versus Dodgers

Following his historic MLB debut, Steven Matz dominated again during his second start. He tossed six shutout innings against the first place Dodgers while allowing only two hits and striking out eight. “This guy has got outstanding stuff. You saw it today,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. “He’s got three ‘plus’ pitches. He throws strikes. […]

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Bombs Away: Dillon Gee Roughed Up PCL-Style

An article by posted on June 26, 2015 0 Comments
Bombs Away: Dillon Gee Roughed Up PCL-Style

What an inauspicious return to the mound for Dillon Gee, who made his first start for Triple-A Las Vegas tonight. Gee, who came so close to being a former Met this past week, tossed five innings and gave up six runs, all earned, on seven hits including two doubles and two homers. The veteran right-hander […]

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Morning Grind: Logan Verrett Impresses In Mets Debut

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Logan Verrett Impresses In Mets Debut

After a head scratching move earlier this week that saw the Mets’ brass promote Akeel Morris from Single-A St. Lucie straight to the big leagues, the team righted the ship by demoting Morris to Double-A Binghamton after he surrendered five runs in two-third’s of an inning in Wednesday night’s loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. […]

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Colon Dedicates Victory To All Mothers, First To Win 6 Games

An article by posted on May 11, 2015 0 Comments
Colon Dedicates Victory To All Mothers, First To Win 6 Games

Yesterday’s start against the Phillies on Mother’s Day wasn’t an ordinary one for Bartolo Colon. Colon, who lost his mother to breast cancer last year, says he dedicated his win to all mothers. (Michael Radano, MLB.com) “It’s really special because it is Mother’s Day,” Colon said through an interpreter. “I just want to dedicate this […]

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Harvey Aims To Pitch Even Better Tonight

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Aims To Pitch Even Better Tonight

After a an incredibly dominating start in his season debut against the Washington Nationals, a start that had Gary Cohen saying, “It’s like he never left,” Matt Harvey is looking for more tonight when he takes on the Philadelphia Phillies. “For me, 90 pitches through six innings is not good enough,” Harvey told reporters on Monday morning. […]

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And Here Comes Sean Gilmartin

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
And Here Comes Sean Gilmartin

I know, I know, only two weeks ago I said, “No way this guy makes the 25, he looks like roadkill out there.” But what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a lefty reliever who throws with no fear. So out of this pack of underwhelming relievers, Sandy’s words not mine, here comes Sean […]

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Michael Conforto Seizes the Moment, Shines in Spring Debut

An article by posted on March 8, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Seizes the Moment, Shines in Spring Debut

In Saturday’s split squad game against Atlanta, the Mets beat the Braves by a score of 3-1 at Tradition Field. Jacob deGrom started and was sharp for two innings, but make no mistake that  2015 first rounder Michael Conforto, was the big story of the day. Conforto went 3-for-4 at the plate  and drove in all three […]

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Kevin Long Discusses Hitting Approach and Philosophy

An article by posted on January 18, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Discusses Hitting Approach and Philosophy

This off-season, the Mets hired former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long to help alleviate some of the Mets woes on offense. In an article by John Harper of the NY Daily News, Long shared his thoughts about the Mets approach and he believes there are misconceptions about it. “I think they’ve had to try to […]

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