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Jun 26

Can Jacob deGrom Start Every Game?

I’m now at the point that when Jacob deGrom starts (or any Mets starter for that matter) I don’t worry if the Mets will score or not. I don’t even particularly enjoy watching the team bat. I’d rather just watch them pitch, enjoying the 15 or so pitches that it normally takes for deGrom to …

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May 14

Mets Offense Still in O’Hare

There was a moment last night, early in the second inning, when I thought that Matt Harvey had no-hit stuff. His curveball was sharp as Starlin Castro flailed helplessly at it while Harvey’s fastball did Harvey fastball things. Miguel Montero promptly singled, and “folks, there goes the no-hitter” as F.P. Santangelo almost always says, but …

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Apr 27

Run, Campbell! Run! Wait…Back!

I’m still trying to process that Michael Cuddyer throw in the second. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen anything like that before. There’s a part of me that believes that Cuddyer didn’t really cost the Mets a run in that situation, that throwing the ball like a cricket pitch and letting it roll to the …

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Apr 22

Mets Win 9th Straight, Plawecki Debuts

The Mets won their ninth in a row last night, and their 11-3 mark to start the season equals the best start in franchise history, which was set in 1986. Winning 7-1 was impressive considering the team received no hits from their 3-4-5 hitters (a collective 0-for-11 from Lucas Duda, Michael Cuddyer, and Daniel Murphy) …

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Apr 16

Mets: Mighty Men of the East

An RBI for Bartolo Colon! #Mets pic.twitter.com/KxuNBPZ940 — Adam Bernard (@AdamsWorldBlog) April 12, 2015 One of my favorite things about the beginning of the baseball season is how early successes and failures always seem way more important than they really are. For instance, after six starts last April, the Athletics Jesse Chavez sat third in …

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