Tag archive for ‘Zack Wheeler’
Jon Niese
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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, August 9th, 2014
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Mets Heading for Another Depressing Finish

The Mets look poised to continue a rather remarkable, but certainly not enviable record this summer. Since moving to Citi Field in 2009, the Mets have never had a winning month of August, and they have never had More...

Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon
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By Guy Kipp On Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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Mets Need to Hold on to Bartolo Colon

The Mets made it known last week that pitcher Bartolo Colon was available for a trade before the July 31 trading deadline. Now, the Mets should make sure they pull the hefty veteran off the market at once. Mets More...

Jacob deGrom
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By Guy Kipp On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Wheeler, deGrom Rebound with Great Outings in Miami

A year after being called up to the major leagues, Zack Wheeler was struggling more than ever through the first half of June. And a month after making his major league debut, Jacob deGrom was undoing his impressive More...

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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Zack Wheeler Continues to Struggle

(USATSI) In the wake of their respective impressive major league debuts last week, New York Mets starting pitchers Rafael Montero and Jacob deGrom are, apparently, going to be scrutinized in their next couple of More...

Dillon Gee
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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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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...

Bartolo Colon gets removed from the mound after 4 2/3 innings against the Rockies.
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By Guy Kipp On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Mets’ Starting Rotation Enjoys Unprecedented Stretch

In all 26 games the Mets played in April, their starting rotation achieved something no other Mets rotation ever had. Every day that a Met starter took the mound in April, he went at least five innings. Now, this More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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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...

Should Ike Davis be the regular first baseman or should the team trade him? (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Mets Holes Still Go Way Beyond Just Shortstop

Should Ike Davis be the regular first baseman or should the team trade him? (Credit: Jim McIsaac) With less than two weeks until Opening Day, the New York Mets don’t have a shortstop or a first baseman, and the More...

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By Guy Kipp On Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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Mets First Crisis of Spring?: Niese’s ‘Dead Arm’

(AP Photo) Two days before the New York Mets’ opening spring training game against the Washington Nationals, their most likely candidate to start on the mound on Opening Day got sent back to New York. Jonathan 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
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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
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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...

Ibanez spent the 2012 season with the New York Yankees.
By Jason Mast On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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NEW YORK BASEBALL – 2013 TRADE DEADLINE PREVIEW

Major League Baseball’s July 31st trade deadline is fast approaching, and, as is always the case, it is time for rampant speculation as to what moves either New York team might make. NEW YORK METS In the past, More...