David Wright Hits DL With Strained Hamstring

August 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets have officially placed David Wright on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.  Wright left last night’s 4-2 win against the Royals early after pulling up lame beating out an infield ground ball. In Wright’s place, the Mets have called up Mike Baxter, who [...]

Josh Edgin Placed On DL; Pedro Feliciano Returns

August 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

“Perpetual Pedro” is back. Today the Mets announced that they have placed Josh Edgin on the DL, and promoted Pedro Feliciano to take his place in the bullpen.The move comes as a surprise, as there had been no rumblings about an Edgin injury until today. The injury is a stress fracture [...]

A Closer Look At Noah Syndergaard’s Dominance

August 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Noah Syndergaard has steamrolled through the minor leagues. His worst ERA at any level of the minors is a still-impressive 3.11 in 12 starts with St. Lucie. He doesn’t walk many batters and he strikes out more than one per inning. The excitement surrounding the enormous 6’6, 240 pound [...]

Sherman: Mets Unlikely To Make Any Moves

July 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

Update 3:33- Joel Sherman is now saying that rival executives would be “shocked” if the Mets made a deal before the deadline. -  –  –  –  –  - It’s not over yet. According to Joel Sherman, the Mets are suddenly once again getting calls on Marlon Byrd. [...]

Know Your Stats: Win Probability Added (WPA)

July 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Every play in every game has some effect on the odds of winning  baseball game. Whether you are down by ten runs in the second inning or tied up in the bottom of the ninth, every action can be measured. Baseball has been played for over a century and a half, and Major League Baseball [...]

Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Above Average (wRAA)

July 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

We continue our intro to sabermetrics series with a relatively new statistic, but a very relevant one nonetheless: Weighted Runs Above Average. wRAA is essentially wOBA converted into runs, but understanding wRAA is crucial to understanding Wins Above Replacement (Fangraphs version). One of the [...]
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