Analysis

Reaction: The new coaching staff

October 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

Today, Terry Collins and the New York Mets officially announced in a press release that there will be coaching changes for the 2012 season. Bench coach Ken Oberkfell,  Third Base Coach Chip Hale, First Base Coach Mookie Wilson and Bullpen Coach Jon Debus will not return net season. All of them, [...]

The offseason to-do list (pt. 1)

October 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

These next few months will be the most critical for the Mets in a long time. Coming off a 77-85 season, the Mets have some big decisions to make. What kind of offer will they make to Jose Reyes? What will they do to bolster the rotation? What about the bullpen? Here is the top [...]

2011: The season in review

October 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets ushered out the 2011 season in an afternoon win against the Reds on Tuesday. They finished up with a 77-85 record, “earning” them fourth place in the NL East, worse than what was expected by most at the beginning of the year. Today, we’ll look into the big headlines of [...]

Series preview: at Marlins

September 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a three-game set against the Marlins tonight at Sun Life Stadium. Here are the projected pitching matchups: Tonight at 7:10 ET: Chris Capuano (10-11, 4.41) vs. Javier Vazquez (8-11, 4.42) Vazquez’s last start was against the Mets on August 30. He got the win, not allowing a run [...]

Closing out the ninth: The case for Pedro Beato

September 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Last night’s 8-7 loss to tha Nationals really got me thinking about the future of the Met closers role. Well, I’ve been thinking about this for weeks, but Bobby Parnell‘s blown save last night stirred up the conversation even more. To me, there’s no way Bobby Parnell should [...]

Series preview: at Nationals

September 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a three-game series in Washington tonight against the Nationals. Here are the pitching matchups: Tonight- 7:05 ET: R.A. Dickey (6-11, 3.57) vs. Ross Detwiler (2-4, 2.86) Detwiler is 1-2 with a 2.41 ERA in his last three starts. He allowed six runs against the Reds in his last start, [...]

Series preview: vs. Marlins

August 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a four-game series against the Marlins today at 4:10. Here are the pitching matchups: This afternoon (4:10 ET): R.A. Dickey (5-11, 3.72) vs. Anibal Sanchez (7-6, 4.01) Sanchez is 1-1 with a 6.75 ERA in his last three starts. Tonight (After first game): Dillon Gee (11-5, 4.37) vs. [...]
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