Category: Mets Starting Pitching

Mets Spring Training 2020 (SNY)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Starting Pitching Noah Syndergaard

Noah Syndergaard sets his sights on becoming the next Gerrit Cole

Noah Syndergaard is synonymous with upside. The sky has always been his limit. The difference this year is that he’s the one saying it –…

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Steven Matz on the bubble (JTA)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Starting Pitching Steven Matz

Mets: Will Steven Matz seize or yield to the challenge for his rotation spot

The Mets have proved patient with Steven Matz for some time now. Facing the challenge of two proven starters bidding for his spot, where does…

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Noah Syndergaard - Poised for breakout 2020 (Photo: Newsday)
Posted in Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Starting Pitching Noah Syndergaard

Mets: Is this the year Noah Syndergaard breaks though the fog?

The Mets have had their share frustration with talented starters who never quite seem to “get it.” Noah Syndergaard doesn’t seem to fit the bill,…

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Jeremy Hefner - Mets pitching coach (Photo: baseballhappenings.net)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Starting Pitching

Mets: Getting to know Jeremy Hefner – the team’s new pitching coach

The Mets hope their third pitching coach over a year is the key to decipher the potential of their staff. Jeremy Hefner could be the…

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Seth Lugo, Premier Mets Reliever (Photo: New York Times)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Starting Pitching

Mets: Why are they even considering moving Seth Lugo into the rotation?

The Mets, in lieu of their need to replace Zack Wheeler in the rotation, are toying with moving Seth Lugo, from their decaying bullpen to…

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Mets linked to Rick Porcello (Photo: Boston Globe)
Posted in Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets free agent signings Mets Starting Pitching MLB Free Agents

Mets linked to Rick Porcello: Is that the best you can do, Brodie?

The Mets need a starting pitcher to replace Zack Wheeler. At most, Rick Porcello is a band-aid and a costly one at that…sounds all too…

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Mets Marcus Stroman in the 2020 spotlight (Photo: thespun.com)
Posted in Mets Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Starting Pitching

The Mets need more from Marcus Stroman and Steven Matz – a lot more

The Mets have a solid starting rotation. But to take the next step, Marcus Stroman and Steven Matz need to be better than the .500…

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Zack Wheeler: Potential free-agent 2020 (Photo: CBSsports.com
Posted in Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Starting Pitching Zack Wheeler

Mets qualifying offer to Zack Wheeler is the right move

The Mets, strategically or otherwise, did the right thing offering Zack Wheeler $18 million to stay with the team for 2020. Now, the ball is…

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