Entries from Mike's Mets tagged with 'Starting Rotation'

Opening Week Observations

I was sitting in front of my television set yesterday doing my best to enjoy yesterday's home opener. Several times during the game I found myself muttering "this team sucks" in frustration with yet another failure to deliver a big...

Season Preview: Armed or Just Dangerous?

In Part One of our season preview we put forth our thoughts on the financial situation surrounding the Mets. In part 2 we'll take a look at the team that's been assembled and what can be reasonably expected from them....

Season Preview: Starting Pitching

Before I get into the meat of this piece I'd like to offer a quick apology for the sporadic posting. The "part-time job" that I started working early this month has developed into a 6 day a week more than...

Mets Media Coverage Has Become Monotonously Predictable

Before I get into today's rant, I'd like to take a moment to pass along news from Lynn Cohen that GaryKeithandRon.com has just come out with a cool new Ralph Kiner t-shirt. According to Lynn: Just in at GaryKeithandRon.com comes...

Thoughts on Opening Day

Sorry I'm later than promised with more in-depth thoughts from yesterday's game. I find that I'm writing more often and with better quality this year when I try to do a little more than I think I can do. Sometimes...

Two Weeks to Go -- Starting Pitching

Two weeks from today the Mets will be in Cincinnati playing a baseball game that will count in the standings. Sometime between now and then the 25-man roster will be finalized. As of today it looks like most of the...

The Bullpen and Fifth Starter

By all accounts, Freddy Garcia had his best outing of the spring so far and still hasn't improved his chances of locking down a fifth starter's job that many thought was his to lose coming into camp. Garcia allowed the...

Eating Innings

The battle for the fifth starter's job includes a couple of veteran pitchers who have shouldered a heavy workload in the past, Freddy Garcia and Livan Hernandez. By even the most exacting definition, Garcia was an absolute horse in his...

Preliminary Thought on the Mets: Pitchers

They haven't even played intersquad games yet, but while we're waiting for things to get underway here are a few keys I see early on, along with some from the gut picks on who I think might be on the...

Thoughts on the Perez Contract

I know there are Mets fans out there who desperately wanted to see them sign Ben Sheets instead of Perez, but I like the deal. If the reported figures of 3 years and $36 million are true, that seems like...

The Freddy Garcia Signing

I'm in the process of writing a longer piece with some thoughts on the Mets' off-season moves. I hope to have that up by tomorrow. In the meantime, here are some quick thoughts on landing Garcia. Assuming that the Mets...

Pitch Counts

When I linked to the Rick Peterson article on FullCountPitch.com a couple of days ago, I found it interesting that what sparked the most comments and debates was Peterson's belief in and defense of pitch counts. Pitch counts have seemed...

(No) Friends in Lowe Places

Before I get into this, I wanted to take a moment to thank you guys for all the great comments over the past few days. It's been fun for me to read them -- even when you don't agree with...

Feed Subscription

If you use an RSS reader, you can subscribe to a feed of all future entries tagged 'Starting Rotation'. [What is this?]

Subscribe to feed Subscribe to feed

Other Tags

Other tags used on this blog: