Tag: WHIP

Familia Might Be The Most Lethal Weapon In Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on March 21, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Might Be The Most Lethal Weapon In Mets Bullpen

Terry Collins says he’s getting ready to lock in the seven pitchers who will comprise the Mets’ Opening Day bullpen. “Nine guys vying for those seven spots, and they’re going to be getting a lot of pitching,” Collins said. “It’s time to play it like we’re getting ready for the season.” One reliever who has locked […]

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Mets Pitching Prospects Strutting Their Stuff

An article by posted on March 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Pitching Prospects Strutting Their Stuff

It’s nothing more than a glimpse of hope, a promise that the talk of better days ahead might just be more reality than simply talk. They have only thrown an inning here and an inning there over the Mets first ten spring training games, but collectively the young pitching prospects the Mets have compiled in […]

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Carlos Torres A Lock For Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on March 5, 2014 0 Comments
Carlos Torres A Lock For Mets Bullpen

Team sources have told Adam Rubin that the Mets are planning to have reliever Carlos Torres break camp with the big-league roster. The right-hander is out of options, meaning he would need to clear waivers to be sent to the minors. After a solid season for the Mets in 2013, there’s no chance he wouldn’t […]

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Jenrry Mejia Suddenly Appears To Be On The Outside Looking In

An article by posted on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Suddenly Appears To Be On The Outside Looking In

It appears that Jenrry Mejia, who was previously considered a lock for the fifth spot in the rotation, is now clearly behind behind veterans Daisuke Matsuzaka and John Lannan who were signed to minor league deals two weeks ago. “I’ve always said those veterans can really get you out of the blocks,” Terry Collins said Friday. “Then, […]

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Free Agent Update: Brewers Sign K-Rod, Mets Scouted Hanrahan Today

An article by posted on February 7, 2014 0 Comments
Free Agent Update: Brewers Sign K-Rod, Mets Scouted Hanrahan Today

MLBTR confirmed that the Mets did attend a light bullpen today to watch Joel Hanrahan as Buster Olney reported on Thursday. Hanrahan’s agent Mike Dillon of Reynolds Sports Management tells MLBTR: “Reports of a showcase workout with Joel Hanrahan are inaccurate. Teams that have been interested in watching his light bullpens have been welcome and the Mets […]

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Are We Better In 2014: The Bullpen

An article by posted on February 2, 2014 0 Comments
Are We Better In 2014: The Bullpen

In the final part of the “Are We Better?” series, we’ll focus on the bullpen. On the outside looking in, the 2013 Mets pitching staff seemed like a strength of the organization.  Our rotation finished with the 8th best ERA amongst all teams, and the bullpen seemed to be average, with good seasons from Bobby Parnell, LaTroy […]

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Are We Better In 2014 Than 2013: The Mets’ Starting Rotation

An article by posted on January 30, 2014 0 Comments
Are We Better In 2014 Than 2013: The Mets’ Starting Rotation

We recently ran through the position players on the current Mets roster, and projected the opening day position players vs the 2013 opening day Mets.  It’s pretty safe to say that we are in much better shape, on paper at least, than we were last year at this time.  Let’s see how the arms stack up […]

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Mets Sign Dice-K To A Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Sign Dice-K To A Minor League Deal

The Mets just announced that they have signed righthander Daisuke Matsuzaka to a minor league deal. Of course that includes a Spring Training invite. I like having the 33-year old Dice-K back, who seemed to rediscover his old self after three bad starts and a fix by pitching coach Dan Warthen. After allowing 15 earned runs […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No.14. Jeurys Familia, RHP

An article by posted on January 24, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No.14. Jeurys Familia, RHP

14. Jeurys Familia Height: 6’4” Weight: 230 lbs. Age: 24 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Jeurys Familia probably has the highest ceiling of any true reliever in the Mets system. His fastball is unequivocally electric as it consistently sits in the mid 90’s and has recently been clocked at triple digits. You might be saying okay, what’s the […]

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Balfour Turns Down Mets Offer, Signs For $12 Million With Rays

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
Balfour Turns Down Mets Offer, Signs For $12 Million With Rays

3:45 PM Update: Adam Rubin writes on Twitter, “I’m told point blank from ultra-reliable Mets source: Mets had same offer to Balfour as Rays, but he preferred living in Florida.” 3:00 PM Original Post: Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, reports that the Mets offered RHP  Grant Balfour a larger deal than the two-year, $12 million contract […]

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