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Lucas Duda, Yoenis Céspedes, and the Truth About Hitter Platoon Splits

There has been quite a bit of commentary this season regarding hitters’ platoon splits. As a Mets fan, I’ve mostly heard comments about the splits of Lucas Duda and Yoenis Céspedes. 1,681 more words

NL's best pitchers tough on Dodgers, tougher on Mets

By Cary Osborne

How many times have you heard someone say, “The Dodgers can’t hit good pitching?”

Well, that’s what good pitching does. It shuts down hitting. 351 more words

Clayton Kershaw

New-Look Mets Largely A Mystery To Dodgers' Game 1 Ace Kershaw

LOS ANGELES (CBSNewYork/AP) — Clayton Kershaw isn’t sure what to expect from the new-look Mets, whose dramatic transformation in the second half of the season led to an NL East title. 836 more words


NLDS Game 1 Preview: Mets at Dodgers

By:  Brian Endicott

If you’re a fan of a post-season pitching duels, you’re going to love Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series between the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers.   423 more words

NL Central

The Improbable Season

Nine years.

It’s been nine years and the New York Mets are finally returning to the playoffs. I can’t say I expected this to happen – at the beginning of the season I was just hoping the Mets would contend for a Wild Card spot. 1,211 more words

Clayton Kershaw

Fortune favours the brave

So the 2,429* game marathon of baseball’s regular season is over and the postseason is about to begin. And if we have learnt anything from the regular season it is that it is a marathon not a sprint – hardly surprising when the season lasts 162 games – and sometimes fortune favours the brave. 836 more words