Not surprisingly, yesterday’s game at Minnesota was bagged by the weather, which doesn’t figure to be much better in Colorado this week.
I wrote last week Matt Harvey could pitch against Stephen Strasburg in the first game of the Washington series, and depending on possible postponements it could still pan out that way.
The Mets will have the back end of their rotation in the first three games of the Colorado series, with Dillon Gee, Aaron Laffey and Jeremy starting in the Coors Field bandbox. Who doesn’t believe the bullpen will get a lot of work?
Jon Niese is scheduled to start Thursday afternoon, where the temperatures could be in the teens.
It’s hard to hit in the cold, but might be more difficult to pitch as the ball is difficult to grip and the pitchers’ command is usually off.
In looking at the Rockies series, there are several things in addition to the Mets’ bullpen we should be curious in seeing:
* There’s the sizzling John Buck, who needed yesterday’s day off. Buck is the ...