Tag: Zack Wheeler

MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Duda Batting Cleanup!)

An article by posted on March 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Duda Batting Cleanup!)

The New York Mets will host the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field in a 1:10 PM Saturday matinee. The game will be televised on WPIX. Right-hander Tyler Pill is starting for the Mets in place of Zack Wheeler who was scratched with a tender elbow. He will be opposed by right-hander Tanner Roark for the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

RHP Zack Wheeler makes his Grapefruit League debut this afternoon as the New York Mets take on the Miami Marlins at 1:10 PM at Tradition Field. The Marlins will counter with former Yankee David Phelps. The game will air live on SNY. Wheeler allowed two hits and two walks in 1 2/3 innings in the […]

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Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

The front end of the Mets rotation is young and looks sharp.  Even as a fan of the NY Mets, I take for granted how deep this pitching is, both in quality and in quantity. Matt Harvey will lead fellow flame throwers Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler in a 1-2-3 punch that will buckle opposing […]

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Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

Manager Terry Collins spoke with Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com and fully supported the way David Wright handled the situation with top prospect Noah Syndergaard on Tuesday afternoon. “There’s a code of conduct in a professional locker room. Our captain thought it was abused and therefore he took action. I’m on his side. I’m sure there’s […]

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Spring Swagger or Naïveté?

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Spring Swagger or Naïveté?

Spring Training comes with its own measure of swagger. Optimism is the size of a grapefruit. Predictions of an October pennant race sound as sweet as a sun-kissed Florida orange. From Florida to Arizona, managers and coaches spew sweet accolades on the crop of prospects and the 30-something coming back from season-ending surgery is once again fresh […]

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Noah Syndergaard: Refocused, Recharged, Driven

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard: Refocused, Recharged, Driven

While all the attention and focus was on Matt Harvey during Friday’s live batting practice at Tradition Field, top prospect Noah Syndergaard also tossed to Mets batters and was equally as impressive. “It was nice coming in and throwing after Harvey did. All the eyes are more on him than me. It’s cool to share […]

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Mets Strongly Considering Zack Wheeler For Opening Day Start

An article by posted on February 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Strongly Considering Zack Wheeler For Opening Day Start

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, while much can change over the next six weeks, the Mets are strongly considering Zack Wheeler for the Opening Day start at Washington on April 6, according to a club source. Terry Collins spoke glowingly about Wheeler on Monday in this report by the Daily News. […]

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Harvey, Wheeler, deGrom Have Already Blown Past Generation K

An article by posted on February 21, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey, Wheeler, deGrom Have Already Blown Past Generation K

Hey, you all know how I occasionally love to highlight something I come across in our comment threads, where you can learn something new everyday if you’re able to navigate your way through all the Sandy Lover stuff. (Heh heh) Here’s something cool that jumped out at me from one of our readers, Taskmaster. Task […]

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Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

Mark Simon of ESPN,  took to GM Sandy Alderson’s “10 win” comments from earlier this month and decided to measure that improvement in WAR.  After compiling a total of 29.6 WAR last year (ESPN WAR not FanGraphs), a 10 win improvement would put the Mets a shade under an overall total of 40.  According to Simon,”nine teams […]

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Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

The following is an in depth look at Travis d’Arnaud’s overall value as a catcher.  The idea that he is incapable of being an everyday backstop is based on two conventional defensive metrics.  The lack of credit surrounding his framing skills leaves something to be desired though.  Stolen bases and passed balls rarely result in […]

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