Tagged: ‘New York Mets’

Steven Matz Looks Good in Simulated Game
October 8th, 2015 at 8:46 PM
Steven Matz cleared the final hurdle in his preparation for the National League Division Series this afternoon. In a start in the instructional league, Matz tossed 80 pitches in five innings of work and looked sharp. Teammate Eric Campbell described Matz's stuff as "nasty" and pronounced him ready to go,...

Playoff History for Los Angeles’ Dodgers Aces Favorable for New York Mets
October 8th, 2015 at 8:15 AM
The biggest hurdle the New York Mets will have to overcome in the National League Division Series is the co-aces of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Clayton Kershaw (16-7, 2.13 ERA) and Zack Greinke (19-3, 1.66 ERA) are without a doubt the best 1-2 punch in the major leagues, and each...

New York Mets Will Likely Utilize Left Handed Hitters Normally in Division Series
October 7th, 2015 at 6:57 PM
The New York Mets have known for a while that a playoff matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers could be particularly challenging. A big issue for the Mets is that Los Angeles' starting rotation is primarily left handed. The Dodgers will likely start Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 and Brett...

New York Mets Have Intriguing Shortstop Dilemma for Division Series
October 7th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
The New York Mets' lineup appears to be pretty much set for Division Series games against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Curtis Granderson, Yoenis Cespedes, Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Lucas Duda, and Travis d'Arnaud will play in each game regardless of who's on the mound. Left field will be manned by...

Mets 101 Regular Season MVP: Yoenis Cespedes
October 7th, 2015 at 1:47 AM
When it comes to picking a team's most valuable player, the biggest factor to consider is where the team is now and where they would have been had that player not been in the picture, or had not performed as expected. Rewind back to July 31, when the Mets were...