Tag: carlos beltran

Some Wild Predictions

Since I handed out end of the year awards already, let’s take a few minutes to discuss the wild card games.  Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion regarding the inherent unfairness of the play in game and how six months of baseball shouldn’t come down to one game.  Oddly …

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Noah Syndergaard: About Last Night (September 19)

I wonder how things would have gone for Noah Syndergaard in the first inning if he’d replaced that 0-2 fastball to Carlos Beltran at the knees with the slider he threw Greg Bird in the fourth or the curve he threw Didi Gregorius in the fifth. Luckily for us, Syndergaard tried to do that very …

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Steven Matz: About Last Night (September 18)

I’m sure like a lot of people who follow the Mets, I thought this start by Steven Matz (4-0) against the Yankees was a good test for the rookie. It was in the Subway Series, with both teams vying for the playoffs, and if there’s a more electric place than NYC when the games matter …

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