Tag: strikes

Wheeler’s Command Not as Bad as it Seems

An article by posted on March 14, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler’s Command Not as Bad as it Seems

In a fantastic Fangraphs piece written by Jeff Sullivan, he acknowledges the imperfections in Zack Wheeler’s command and introduces the possibility of the receivers catching Wheeler playing a role in last season’s strike numbers. Sullivan states that Wheeler certainly needs to polish his command to reach his lofty expectations. He’s always walked batters in the […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 3, Tigers 2

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 3, Tigers 2

The Mets came from behind and scored two runs in the ninth to beat the Tigers 3-2 this afternoon in Lakeland, Fla. In his second appearance of the Spring, Noah Syndergaard showed he was mortal after all and struggled with his control during his three innings of work. The 21-year-old righthander allowed two runs on two hits while striking out […]

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Murphy Opens Up About The Pressure Of Getting On Base

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Opens Up About The Pressure Of Getting On Base

Have you ever wondered what it must be like to feel the pressure to perform that most hitters endure everytime they walk to the plate? It’s so easy for fans to say this guy needs to draw more walks or that guy needs to hit in the clutch… We spend hours upon hours debating with […]

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Keith Law: Mets Have 6th Best Farm System

An article by posted on January 28, 2014 0 Comments
Keith Law: Mets Have 6th Best Farm System

Keith Law of ESPN (Insider Only) ranked the Houston Astros as having the top minor league system in baseball. But the Mets actually received a solid ranking as well coming in as the sixth best system. 6. New York Mets  The turnaround in this system is remarkable, especially when you consider they have not had a […]

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MLB Expanded Replay: Why Now?

An article by posted on November 15, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Expanded Replay: Why Now?

On Thursday, MLB owners unanimously voted on funding that would expand instant replay in baseball. There are still plenty of details that need to be worked out before the final votes by the owners are cast, but pending player’s union approval, it looks like this is going to be a go. This is something that […]

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Wheeler’s Innings Clock Is Winding Down

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler’s Innings Clock Is Winding Down

Zack Wheeler’s season should consist of about 28 more innings, an insider told ESPN New York, and whether that gets Wheeler through the remainder of the season remains to be seen. Adam Rubin adds that if the Mets operated with a five-man rotation, Wheeler’s turn would come up five times in September — meaning he […]

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Vic Black Should Report To Mets By Sept. 1 And Bypass Vegas

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Vic Black Should Report To Mets By Sept. 1 And Bypass Vegas

Update 8/29, 5:45 PM by Satish Ram The Mets announced earlier on Twitter that Victor Black was the PTBNL in the deal that saw the Mets send Marlon Byrd, John  Buck, and cash to the Pirates. This was old news, however, as speculation ran rampant as soon as the trade was announced. The new news, coming […]

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Prospect Spotlight: RHP Vic Black

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: RHP Vic Black

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and Pirates have agreed on Vic Black as the player to be named late in the trade that sent Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pirates. The Mets sent cash to Pittsburgh as well in exchange for Dilson Herrera,who we profiled yesterday, and Black, who […]

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Mets Minors: Cecchini Extends Hitting Streak To 14 Games

An article by posted on August 17, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Cecchini Extends Hitting Streak To 14 Games

At just 19-years old, shortstop Gavin Cecchini is now beginning to deliver on some of the potential some that led the Mets to select him with their top pick (12th overall) in the 2012 First Year Play Draft. Last night for the Brooklyn Cyclones, Cecchini went 1-for-4 with walk to extend his hitting streak to […]

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Eighth Inning Rally Sparks Cyclones’ Win

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments
Eighth Inning Rally Sparks Cyclones’ Win

It was hockey jersey night at MCU Park in Coney Island Wednesday evening, and the Brooklyn Cyclones waited until well into the third period – also known as the bottom of the eighth inning – to wake up from a game-long drought and earn a 3-1 victory over the Hudson Valley Renegades. The win moves […]

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