Tag archive for ‘Matt Harvey’
By Jason Radowitz On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Mets: Kingda Ka Pitching

It wasn’t long ago when the Mets began their regular season with a starting rotation that consisted of Dillon Gee, Jon Niese, Bartolo Colon, Zack Wheeler and Jenrry Mejia. It also wasn’t too long ago More...

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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Mets Bullpen Finally Enters the Fast Lane

(Elsa/Getty Images) For several years, the Mets watched National League opponents roll in Ferraris, Corvettes and Porsche Carerras from their bullpens in the last three innings of a game, and the Mets tried to counter More...

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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Dice-K Showing Surprising Value to Mets Pitching Staff

(Brad Penner – USATODAY Sports) Considering the collective groans his first three disastrous starts induced last August when Daisuke Matsuzaka was lifted off the scrap heap by the Mets after Matt Harvey’s More...

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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Deeply Flawed Mets Done with Disastrous Road Trip

The Mets did not pitch in Colorado, they did not hit at all in Florida, and now a team that was four games over .500 just eight days ago, comes home a game under .500 at 16-17. And, “bridge season” or not, the More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, April 28th, 2014

Gee Leads Strong Performance by Mets’ Starting Rotation

(Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Dillon Gee is one of the best right-handers in the National League. At what point do we have enough evidence to consider that a legitimate statement? Gee’s eight innings of three-hit More...

By Jason Radowitz On Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Luke Lang: Losing Is Not An Option

In March of 2013, six-year-old Luke Lang, living in North Bellemore, New York was diagnosed with Philadelphia chromosome – positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph-positve ALL). This disease can be controlled More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Dillon Gee Best Choice for Mets Opening Day Nod

It may not be the choice that stirs the greatest passion in the fans or makes for any kind of juicy media meme, but Dillon Gee is both the most logical and most deserving choice to take the mound for the Mets on More...

By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Syndergaard Heat Fuels Hopes of Warmer Met Future

(AP) Monday was one of the coldest March days in memory in the New York area. In the afternoon, though, it was possible to huddle close to the radio for the Mets-Braves spring training broadcast on WOR 710 and be More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

2013 Double G Sports Awards Announced

Collegiate Female Athlete of the Year, Olivia Galati (Image courtesy of Hofstra Athletics) After weeks of nominations and finalist voting, the 2013 Double G Sports award recipients have been announced. Teams and More...

Matt Harvey will miss the 2014 season after having Tommy John surgery. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)
By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Surgery for Harvey, but Mets rotation still a team strength

Matt Harvey will miss the 2014 season after having Tommy John surgery. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports) It almost seemed as though Matt Harvey was the last to figure out what the rest of the world already seemed certain More...

Left-Handed Reliever Scott Rice has held left-handed batters to a .170 average this season. (USATSI)
By Guy Kipp On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Mets Pitching Staff Rises to 6th in N.L. in Pitching

Left-Handed reliever Scott Rice has held left-handed batters to a .170 average this season. (USATSI) Three months ago, the Mets’ pitching staff was basically a wasteland highlighted by one diamond in the rough More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, July 29th, 2013

Back to Reality for Newly Slumping Mets

Alex Brandon/AP Were you fooled? Did you fall for the recent 35-game stretch in which the Mets performed at a 21-14 clip, capped by their 11-0 rout of the Washington Nationals in the opening game of a twinbill on More...