Tag Archive: michael conforto

Oct 06

End of Year Award Time!

We should probably discuss the end of year awards. I was lazy and didn’t write up my preseason predictions, which is fine because I would have been wrong for all of them. I was wrong for all of them last year. Who knew that Stephen Strasburg wasn’t ready to take the leap—every Nationals fan, apparently—or …

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Sep 26

Noah Syndergaard: About Last Night (September 25)

I didn’t think we’d be here. Not if I’m being honest. If you’™ve read this blog for any length of time (if so, thanks!) you know I’ve voiced my fair share of complaints. Prior to the trade deadline, right after the failed Carlos Gomez trade, I voiced many of those complaints in a rather scathing …

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Sep 24

Bartolo Colon: About Last Night (September 23)

How you feel about the last few days probably gets into whether you’re a glass half empty or glass half full type of person. In other words, if you’re not a Mets fan you probably see this series against Atlanta—and this home stand in general where the team went 3-6 and lost three straight series …

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Sep 19

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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Sep 14

Jonathon Niese: About Last Night (September 13)

All of three weeks ago, I began to look over the schedule and wondered when we’d see a little clarity in the standings. The Nationals were about to begin a stretch where they played 16 of 19 games at home (where they were a combined 129-87 over the last three seasons and 31-23 entering that …

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Sep 13

Noah Syndergaard: About Last Night (September 12)

One of the things I love seeing in a baseball game is a pitcher breaking a hitter’s bat. It doesn’t necessarily indicate a pitcher is dominant, but doesn’t it seem that way? In one at-bat, at one distinct point in time, a pitcher has so thoroughly overmatched a helpless batter that his only defense against …

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Aug 10

Bartolo Colon: About Yesterday Afternoon (8/9)

Fly ball to Michael Conforto. Fly ball to Yoenis Cespedes. Grounder to Lucas Duda. Sharp grounder past Daniel Murphy by Richie Shaffer. Fly ball to Conforto. Pop up to Duda. Fly ball to Kelly Johnson. Sharp grounder past Wilmer Flores by Shaffer. Long double by John Jaso. Fly ball. Pop up. Home run by Shaffer. …

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Aug 04

Bartolo Colon: About Last Night

Well, the Mets certainly gave Bartolo Colon enough of a lead that even if the Colon we’ve been used to seeing lately arrived in Miami, they’d be okay. Colon, however, pitched well. He kept his two-seamer down, and the movement on that pitch had the Marlins batters guessing all night. He worked with runners on …

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