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Mets Will Keep Six-Man Rotation Until Mid-August

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Will Keep Six-Man Rotation Until Mid-August

Update, May 27 Once Dillon Gee rejoins the Mets after his start in Binghamton today, the Mets will move to a six-man rotation, pitching coach Dan Warthen said today. That will continue until at least early to mid-August. The goal, Warthen said, is to cut down each pitcher from about 33 starts over the course […]

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Gavin Cecchini Displaying Solid Skills For Binghamton

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Gavin Cecchini Displaying Solid Skills For Binghamton

It was a draft pick viewed skeptically by many New York Met fans and openly derided by several more in the media when GM Sandy Alderson and his player development team selected Gavin Cecchini as their number one draft selection in the 2012 draft.  Following a philosophy that favored baseball talent out of high school, […]

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Colon Wins Seventh, Plays Stopper For Mets

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Colon Wins Seventh, Plays Stopper For Mets

After a rough three game stretch that saw him go 1-2 with a 9.98 ERA, Bartolo Colon limited the Phillies to three runs in six innings on Monday and got the win to improve to 7-3 for the season. Manager Terry Collins called a team meeting after getting swept in Pittsburgh and turned to Colon […]

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Collins Calls Team Meeting With Mets At Crossroads

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Calls Team Meeting With Mets At Crossroads

After his Mets were swept out of Pittsburgh, manager Terry Collins insisted his team was not at a “critical juncture,” in the season – which I said they were several days ago – and that the team wasn’t “dead in the water.” It’s still May and they are 2.5 games behind the Washington Nationals – […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 9, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 9, Mets 1

The Mets (24-21) were swept out of Pittsburgh this afternoon by the Pirates (21-22) by a score of 9-1. In the series, the Mets were outscored by their opposition 21-4, and struck out 38 times in only 27 innings. It is also the first time since 1969 that three Pirates starters in a row have […]

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Piggy-Backing Niese and Gee Could Be Solution To Mets Rotation

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Piggy-Backing Niese and Gee Could Be Solution To Mets Rotation

Piggy-backing is a practice employed primarily in the low minors where teams will pair 8 starting pitchers into 4 tandems that alternate starting and relieving duties from one start to the next. The games are usually split into 5 and 4 inning increments. The idea behind it involves limiting pitch counts while helping to gradually […]

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DeGrom Dazzles Despite Dealing With Shoulder and Hip Issues

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Dazzles Despite Dealing With Shoulder and Hip Issues

What an incredible start by Jacob deGrom on Thursday, as he tossed eight shutout innings against the St. Louis Cardinals in a 5-0 victory for the Mets. DeGrom struck out 11 batters and did not allow a base runner after Matt Carpenter singled in the first inning, retiring the next 23 batters in a row. […]

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Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

There is no way around it: Over the past two weeks, Bartolo Colon has been dreadful. Over that span, he has made three starts, allowing 19 runs (17 earned) on 26 hits in just 15.1 innings. His last two starts have been especially bad, with Colon allowing six and then nine runs. Last night, he […]

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While Mets Offense Flat-Lines, Front Office Sits On Their Hands

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
While Mets Offense Flat-Lines, Front Office Sits On Their Hands

“Develop the pitching, buy the bats.” That was a recurring theme during what has been a five year rebuild. It was drilled into our heads. And yet here we are, with a pitching rotation and bullpen packed with some of the most elite arms in the league, and the offense is sputtering. The team is […]

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Takeaways From Mets First Walk-off Win

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
Takeaways From Mets First Walk-off Win

Last night, I thought the Mets were on the verge of snatching another loss from the jaws of victory. For the second straight start we saw Matt Harvey leave the game with a 1-0 lead, only to be rewarded with a no-decision. The only comfort on Monday night was that at least the Mets walked […]

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