Final Score: Nationals 6, Mets 4 Player of the Game: Scott Hairston- 3-for-4, 2 R Goat of the Game: Johan Santana- 5 IP, 7 H, 6 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 93 p. (63 strikes) Tonight was supposed to be the night that we got out ace back. Johan Santana took the mound looking to stop one of the worst stretches of his… Read more →
The bullpen has been a major discussion virtually every day in Mets-world over the past few months. As a unit, they are clearly the worst in baseball, and the numbers back that up as well. We know that Sandy Alderson needs to acquire a reliever or two net off-season. However, the bigger question this winter will be: Who stays?
Final Score: Marlins 13, Mets 0 Player Of The Game: David Wright- 2-for-4 Goat Of The Game: Chris Young- 4.1 IP, 7 H, 7 ER, 3 BB, 4 K, 87 pitches (54 strikes) Notes: Chris Young was awful. He left up a few hanging breaking pitches and they were crushed. There’s not much more to say than that… The Met offense was… Read more →
Final Score: Padres 7, Mets 3 Player Of The Game: Ronny Cedeno- 1-for-1, pinch-hit 2-R HR Goat Of The Game: Matt Harvey- 5 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 81 pitches (50 strikes)
Here are this morning’s Mets links: The Mets lost yesterday afternoon in a marathon 12-inning game with the Dodgers that ended in an 8-3 defeat. Jonathon Niese pitched well, but the offense couldn’t score until the ninth, when they tied up the game. In the end, however, it all went to waste as Ramon Ramirez allowed five runs in the… Read more →
WPA- Win Probability Average- That’s what this chart is. Based on certain events that go on in a game, teams have different chances of winning at different times. Explanation. P.O.T.G. (Player of the game): Daniel Murphy- 4-for-5, RBI, R, BB G.O.T.G. (Goat of the Game): Ramon Ramirez- 1.2 IP, 5 H, 5 ER, 3 BB
The trade deadline is approaching fast. We are already a week into July and with the All-Star break beginning next week, the wheeling and dealing is about to heat up around baseball. The Mets are certainly a team with flaws, with a bad bullpen being one of a few holes that Sandy Alderson must address. We take a look.
UPDATE: 6:39- The Mets announced (via Twitter) that they have placed Frank Francisco on the DL with a left oblique strain. Bobby Parnell will close for now. ORIGINAL: 6:31- The Mets made more changes to their active roster today, recalling Ruben Tejada and Ramon Ramirez from Triple-A Buffalo for tonight’s game against the Yankees. Jordany Valdespin was optioned back to… Read more →