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Backman Says Tempo Was Issue During Syndergaard’s Start

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
Backman Says Tempo Was Issue During Syndergaard’s Start

1:30 PM Just a quick update on this as Noah Syndergaard and manager Wally Backman both commented to the Las Vegas Review-Journal about last night’s performance.   Wally Backman: “His tempo was way too slow tonight, especially early in the game. He got better as the game went on but there were times he was 20-plus seconds […]

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Mets Can Send Lannan To Minors Without His Consent

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Can Send Lannan To Minors Without His Consent

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, before John Lannan was added to the Opening Day roster, the Mets had the southpaw sign an “advance consent” waiver. That means Lannan pre-authorized the Mets to send him to the minors at any point during the first 45 days of the season — which also would negate […]

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Would Yankees Be Interested In Ike Davis?

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Would Yankees Be Interested In Ike Davis?

At about the same time that pinch hitter Ike Davis‘ walk-off grand slam landed in the right field seats at Citi Field Saturday, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson should have picked up the phone and called Brian Cashman, writes Anthony Rieber of Newsday. The Yankees and Mets haven’t made a trade since 2004  when the Mets […]

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My Thoughts On Montero To The Bullpen

An article by posted on April 7, 2014 0 Comments
My Thoughts On Montero To The Bullpen

  With the news that closer Bobby Parnell will miss the rest of the season after deciding to have Tommy John surgery, I received a couple of emails asking me if this could pave the way for the MLB debut of pitching prospect Rafael Montero. The 23-year old control artist had a stellar season debut […]

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Why Did Wheeler Throw 114 Pitches In First Start?

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
Why Did Wheeler Throw 114 Pitches In First Start?

I’ve received two emails this morning asking me why Zack Wheeler was allowed to throw 114 pitches in Thursday’s 8-2 loss to the Washington Nationals – one short of his career high. I couldn’t really tell you the exact reason why, but if I were to venture a guess I’d say it was because Terry […]

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Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

April 3 Bobby Parnell indicated Thursday that team doctors have told him it is “50-50” whether he will require Tommy John surgery. The injured closer added that he may make a decision about whether to have surgery in two weeks — not wait the full six weeks that includes a throwing program Sandy Alderson laid […]

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Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

After leading the league in strikeouts in 2013, the Mets are off to an ominous start in 2014, setting a modern MLB record with 31 strikeouts through their first two games of the season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Still reeling from striking out 18 times on Opening Day against Stephen Strasburg and the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 1

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 1

The packed stadium was now empty. The dressings of Opening Day gone. Day turned to night. And the Mets still in search of their 2014 offense. For the first time since 2005, the Mets will start the season 0-2. Also, for the first time since 1997, they start the season 0-2 at home. The Nationals […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Should Mets Have Made the Ike Davis for Matt Joyce Trade?

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Should Mets Have Made the Ike Davis for Matt Joyce Trade?

An MMO Fan Shot by Adam AKA Schnitzer’s Marble Rye Should the Mets have traded Ike Davis for Matt Joyce? After watching a spring training filled with injuries, inconsistency, and still no clear cut answers at the first base position, I’m wondering if Sandy Alderson made a mistake by not pulling the trigger on a […]

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A Long Crawl to Opening Day

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
A Long Crawl to Opening Day

In Frank Darabont’s The Shawshank Redemption, the main character, Andy Dufresne, played by Tim Robbins, uses a rock hammer and two decades of time to dig a tunnel from prison to freedom. After six long, winter months without Mets baseball, my Dad and I traveled five hours and ten minutes through a snowstorm, traffic, lost […]

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