Category: Pitching Staff
Mets Setup Man

Mets Setup Man

In last night's 3-0 shutout of the Braves, Willie Randolph chose Mighty Joe Smith to pitch the eighth, bridging the gap between the outstanding start by Oliver Perez and the 11th ...

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10 Things to Like About Jason Vargas

10 Things to Like About Jason Vargas

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It was only one game, and there's a good chance it could be his last --- at least for a while. And, Jason Vargas gave up five runs --- four the result of two gopher balls in ...

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Top Eight Replacements for Mike Pelfrey

Top Eight Replacements for Mike Pelfrey

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With the Mike Pelfrey Experiment officially over, and El Duque still on the DL, the Mets now need a fifth starter. Unless Omar Minaya is about to send Lastings Milledge to Oakland ...

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Urdaneta Down, Burgos Up

Urdaneta Down, Burgos Up

Willie Randolph announced during the Monday postgame interview that Lino Urdaneta was being sent back down to New Orleans, and Ambiorix Burgos would return to take his place on ...

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Mike Pelfrey: Do or Die?

Mike Pelfrey: Do or Die?

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Early May is hardly the time to evaluate a Major League Baseball player. Only a month into the season, it can take some time for guys to get into the swing of things, find a ...

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Mets Pitching Moves

Mets Pitching Moves

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In an unsurprising move, the Mets designated Chan Ho Park for assignment after his awful start on Monday. As bad as he was, the New York Yankees would be silly not to at least ...

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What Happened to Scott Strickland?

What Happened to Scott Strickland?

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Even if Heilman's elbow does hold up, he needs help -- at least until Guillermo Mota returns. Right now, Joe Smith is the obvious choice, but Willie won't trust the rookie in ...

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How Hurt is Heilman?

How Hurt is Heilman?

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The New York Mets bullpen has me VERY concerned. Every time Aaron Heilman goes out there, I'm expecting his arm to separate and the elbow joint and fly off somewhere beyond the ...

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