You are here
Home > Posts tagged "Jacob deGrom"

Buckology – – The Mets Have a Lot of Work To Do

If you’re a New York Mets fan and are just happy that manager Buck Showalter has cured the clubhouse and the team is in “playoff contention”, then don’t read this article. Hoping a team can pull it out and be proactive in making that happen are two different things entirely. The

The Mets May Be Good Enough

Don’t worry, I still think the New York Mets have to make some moves to hold on to first place in the NL East. That’s the only way they will get into the postseason. I get that. Carlos Carrasco threw live batting practice. Do you count on him being in the

Mets Bullpen Looked Good for a Short Time

Don’t be fooled by the Mets bullpen. Sure, it had a few good outings outside of the All-Star break but that didn’t mean it was fixed. When you have a player like, Pete Alonso, who could win an MVP award if he was on a winning team, his clutch home

Phillies and Mets Drowning in the NL Least

The Phillies will travel to play the Mets to see who looks worse heading into the All-Star break. It’s no longer the mid-summer Classic because we’ve surpassed the halfway point in games. July 4th is a good barometer for how teams are doing, and both of these teams aren’t doing

The Real Arms Race

I recall hearing somewhere that hitting a round baseball with a round bat squarely was the hardest thing to do in sports.   Now that we measure launch angles and swing speeds and MPH of every ball hit fair or foul, I think we can say a lot of folks have

The Mets Starting Pitching is About to Fall Apart

It’s nice to have starting pitching. It’s arguable that having great starting pitching wins championships. The Mets didn't during the time they had Matt Harvey (gone), Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, and Zack Wheeler. There was a time a few years ago that most smart fans knew they would

Say It Ain’t Syndergaard

This winter has been a whirlwind for Mets fans. Nobody believed they were “really” in on Bryce Harper, so they could easily ignore that. Many shook their heads as they chose Travis d’Arnaud over Wilmer Flores, but that’s still small potatoes. Trying to acquire Robinson Cano seems to be just