Analysis

Is Daniel Murphy a trade chip?

August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

  At 26, Daniel Murphy has proven himself a major league hitter. However, he hasn’t proven himself as a major league fielder. So, what should the Mets do with him? Do they actually have room in the outfield or infield to put him? Probably not, so why not think about trading [...]

Series Preview: vs. Brewers

August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a three-game series against the Brewers Friday at Citi Field. Here are the pitching matchups: Friday Night (7:10 ET): Mike Pelfrey (6-9, 4.58) vs. Shaun Marcum (10-3, 3.50) Marcum is having a career year after being traded to the Brewers by the Blue Jays. The move to the National [...]

Biggest one year wonders of the last ten years

August 16, 2011 // 2 Comments

One year wonders. They’re one of the most frustrating aspects of baseball. When a player comes in, plays really well, and they never reach expectations again, it’s so frustrating for the fans, the organization, and their teammates who are counting on them to stay consistent after a [...]

More Mets clear waivers…

August 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, four more Mets have reportedly cleared waivers. Yesterday, Buster Olney reportesd that Chris Capuano has cleared waivers. Now, Jason Bay, Angel Pagan, Willie Harris, and D.J. Carrasco have now cleared them too. Pagan and Carrasco could definitely be traded. [...]

Series preview: at Padres

August 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a three-game series in San Diego tonight at 10:05. Here are the pitching matchups: Tonight (10:05): R.A. Dickey (5-11, 3.75) vs. Aaron Harang (11-3, 3.95) Haarang’s last start was against the Mets at Citi Field. He pitched 5.1 innings and allowed three runs on ten hits, while [...]

Mike Pelfrey is finally blooming? No, no he isn’t…

August 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey pitched very well in last night’s 6-4 Met loss to the Diamondbacks, giving up just two earned runs in four innings of work. He left the game after being hit with a line drive off the bat of Gerardo Parra before he could record an out in the fifth inning. The Met two-run [...]

Series preview: at Diamondbacks

August 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

Tonight at 9 p.m., the Mets start a three-game series in Arizona against the Diamondbacks. Here are the pitching matchups: Tonight (9:40 ET): Dillon Gee (10-3, 3.93) vs. Ian Kennedy (14-3, 3.20) Kennedy has been stellar this season, recording 14 wins, the second most in the National League behind [...]
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