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One pitcher and two guys on the disabled list

This season, the Mets have been fighting against a pernicious series of injuries, mainly focused on the offense. Although we lost Jenrry Mejia, Zack Wheeler… 376 more words


Tonight in Dodgers: Syndergaard-en of Good and Evil

Everything was teed up for the Dodgers. They were coming off a rest day (during which they gained a loss column game on the Giants thanks to the Marlins, who are now neck and neck with the D-Backs for the title of Dodger Besties), they were coming home, and they had Clayton Kershaw on the mound.   390 more words


Batter vs. pitcher stats stir controversy in daily fantasy baseball

A hitter’s career numbers vs. a particular pitcher has long held a prominent place in baseball analysis.

But fantasy baseball — especially the surging daily game — has raised skepticism over the utility of such numbers. 654 more words


Steven Matz stellar on the mound -- and at the plate -- in his major league debut for the Mets

Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz, making his major league debut against the Reds on Sunday, allowed a solo home run to Brandon Phillips to lead off the ballgame. 245 more words

Syndergaard Shines For Punchless Mets

By BEN WALKER  AP Baseball Writer

NEW YORK (AP) _ Noah Syndergaard pitched eight sharp innings and the light-hitting New York Mets got exactly the help they needed when Johnny Cueto suddenly lost the strike zone, edging the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Friday night. 478 more words


Jacob deGrom dominates to help Mets snap seven-game losing streak

Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom played the role of stopper this afternoon against the Brewers, tossing eight scoreless innings as part of a 2-0 victory. The win snapped a seven-game losing streak for New York. 193 more words