The new-look Mets have been built on pitching. For all the ways that the World Series-winning Chicago Cubs built their roster around young, cheap bats and then spending on established pitching, the Mets tried to do the opposite. 842 more words
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Baseball seems to make a lot more sense when the games aren’t played. The numbers never fail to add up.
Projections and a proliferation of data make us forget that the core of this sport is that this is a game played by human beings. 1,819 more words
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Mets left-hander Jason Vargas is expected to miss four to six weeks after fracturing a bone in his right hand. 239 more words
It’s hard to a find a better one-two punch in any team’s starting rotation than Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom, but the pitcher coming off the best 2017 campaign in Queens isn’t either of those two. 272 more words
By Jerry Del Priore
Before the New York Mets picked up players such as infielder Todd Frazier, outfielder Jay Bruce, and left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas, plus to a lesser extent, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, I didn’t think that they had much of a chance of making the postseason. 454 more words
Baseball season is really freaking long.
This isn’t breaking news. The 162 game slog through the season starts in the cold, continues through the warm and hot, than finishes up in the chilly. 990 more words