Pedro Beato

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 [...]

Phils rough up Niese, beat Mets 9-4

August 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese really labored through four innings tonight against the Phillies, and was pounded for eight runs on ten hits. This was by far, his worst outing of the year. His four innings pitched and eight runs allowed were both season highs. He dropped to 11-11 on the season with this loss. [...]

Series Preview: Braves 8/5-8/7 at Citi Field

August 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets, who are 55-55 and in fourth place in the National League East, face off against the second place Braves in a three game weekend set. Pitching Matchups: Friday Night: R.A. Dickey (5-9, 3.77) vs. Tim Hudson (10-7, 3.31) Dickey is 1-0 this season against the Braves with a 3.46 ERA in 13 [...]

Behind Murphy, Pridie, Mets win 8-6

July 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

Notable performances: Jonathon Niese- (W, 10-8) 5 IP, 6 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO, 81 pitches (52 strikes) Dan Murphy- 3-4, 2 RBI, R Jason Pridie- 2-5, 2 RBI Jose Reyes- 0-5, R Notes: Tonight was all about the Met offense, as they pounded Johnny Cueto and the Reds for eight runs on [...]

Big seventh inning leads Mets to 4-2 win

July 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

Notable performances: R.A. Dickey- (W, 5-8) 6.2 IP, 8 H, 2 ER,  BB, 7 SO, 86 pitches (61 strikes) Dan Murphy- 2-5, 2 RBI, R Jason Bay- 1-3, RBI David Wright- 2-5, R Notes: An above average performance from R.A. Dickey and a four-run seventh inning for the Mets propelled them to a 4-2 victory [...]

What can we epect from the closer role?

July 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

With K-Rod off in Milwaukee, never to return, the Mets are apparently turning to a committee to close out games. The three members of the committee will be Pedro Beato, Jason Isringhausen, and Bobby Parnell, with Parnell likely getting the majority of the work. What can we expect from the two [...]
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