Analysis

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. [...]

Series Preview: vs. Braves

August 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

On Friday, the Mets start a series at Citi Field against the Wild Card-leading Atlanta Braves. Here are the pitching matchups: Friday Night: (7:10 ET): Chris Capuano LHP (9-11, 4.71) vs. Tim Hudson RHP (13-7, 3.01) Hudson has pitched extremely well recently, going 2-0 with a 1.61 ERA in his last [...]

Reaction: the Niese injury

August 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese will be put on the Disabled List, possibly today, with a pulled rib cage muscle. Niese originally sustained the injury in his previous start, which causes his start against the Phillies to be pushed back to last night. Niese re-injured it last night while pitching to Hunter Pence [...]

Series Preview: at Phillies

August 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a three-game series against the Phillies on Monday. Here are the pitching matchups for the series: Monday Night (7:05 ET): Dillon Gee (11-4, 3.92) vs. Cliff Lee (13-7, 2.82) Lee has won each of his last four starts, but has otherwise been inconsistent this season, at least by his [...]

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 [...]
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