Category: Pitching Staff
Mets Starters Suddenly a Strength

Mets Starters Suddenly a Strength

All the brouhaha over the Mets' supposed lack of starting pitching has been silenced in the first dozen games of the year. Sure, it's barely 1/14th of the way into the schedule, ...

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Pelfrey Up, Milledge Down, Padilla Gone

Pelfrey Up, Milledge Down, Padilla Gone

As expected, Lastings Milledge was sent down to AAA New Orleans to make room on the roster for fifth starter Mike Pelfrey, who is making his first start of the year against the ...

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Bullpen Help: Brad Lidge?

Bullpen Help: Brad Lidge?

Funny how things work out ... A month ago, we were most concerned with the Mets' starting rotation, Shawn Green's existence in orange and blue, and the aging Jose Valentin's ...

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Free Relief Pitching Options

Free Relief Pitching Options

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It appears that the Mets are going to wing it with a combination of Scott Schoeneweis, Pedro Feliciano, Joe Smith, and possibly Ambiorix Burgos to back up Aaron Heilman in the ...

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The 25th Man

The 25th Man

According to John Delcos, the Mets will be deciding on the final roster at some point today. With a slew of cuts yesterday -- a group that included Ben Johnson and Lino ...

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Again the Story is Heilman in the Pen

Again the Story is Heilman in the Pen

With Duaner Sanchez out for the year, the spotlight is on Aaron Heilman to be the setup man. Interestingly, this time last year, the story was about the same: Sanchez had not ...

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Ambiorix Burgos – To the Rescue?

Ambiorix Burgos – To the Rescue?

Certainly the Mets cannot be really counting on Chan Ho Park to be an 8th-inning bridge alongside Aaron Heilman. A guy who gives up gopher balls is the last person you want trying ...

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Dirty Goes Down

Dirty Goes Down

As you've likely heard by now, Duaner Sanchez has a hairline fracture that will require immediate surgery. He'll be out for, in all probability, the entire year. Best case ...

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