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Mets360 2015 projections: Jacob deGrom

In 2012 the Mets debuted Matt Harvey and the following year they introduced Zack Wheeler. Then last year the club brought up Jacob deGrom. Harvey and Wheeler came with all types of hype and deGrom wasn’t nearly as highly regarded. This time last year, if you asked the fan base which Mets pitcher was going to walk away with the Rookie of the Year Award, deGrom would have been...
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How Many Games Will Mets Win In 2015?

A reader sent me a link to this 2015 NL Preview from FanGraphs who project the Mets to have a 79-83 season. That total seems very low to me, and basically their expecting the Mets to have a season similar to last year. Here’s their glass half full, glass half empty takes: Reasons for optimism When Matt Harvey was last healthy, he was as good as any other pitcher in the whole entire...
Via Mets Merized Online
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Mets360 2015 projections: Matt Harvey

The Mets have had 14 different pitchers in their history to post a 5.0 bWAR or greater in a season, including Matt Harvey in 2013. None of those 14 missed an entire season after putting up such a dominating performance. The closest we have is Johan Santana, who missed the entire 2011 season after notching a 4.6 bWAR as a 31 year old in 2010. When Santana came back in 2012, he...
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Projected 2015 New York Mets starting rotation and statistics

The New York Mets’ biggest strength is projected to be its starting rotation. The following players are projected to comprise the club’s rotation out of spring training. All statistical projections are courtesy of Steamer. 1. RHP Matt Harvey — 27 GS, 3.13 ERA, 9.7 K/9, 2.6 BB/9 Matt Harvey is scheduled to begin his season on April 13 for the Mets’ home opener. The dominant...
Via Around Citi
17 days ago  |  Discuss

I’m Ready For The Return Of Harvey Days

Jerry Crasnick of ESPN listed righthander Matt Harvey among his 15 Most Interesting People of 2015. “After six straight losing seasons and some serial belt-tightening under the Wilpon family, the Mets have legitimate reason for excitement behind their young pitching nucleus.” “A lot hinges on the performance of Harvey, who displayed ace-caliber stuff and serious star quality...
Via Mets Merized Online
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets have an idea: A 7-day DL to rest pitchers

One of the New York Mets’ most important objectives during the 2015 season will be managing Matt Harvey’s workload as he returns from Tommy John surgery. Obviously, the goal is to keep him healthy (as it would be for any pitcher), but also to avoid a Stephen Strasburg-type shutdown that would end Harvey’s season in September. Skipping Harvey’s turn in the starting rotation...
Via The Outside Corner
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Matt Harvey trolling for Eugenie Bouchard at US Open?

Since Matt Harvey has apparently given up on the thought of throwing baseballs at CitiField this season, it sounds like the Mets starter decided to pitch some woo at the US Open this week — namely in the direction of tennis star Eugenie Bouchard.The rehabbing Mets pitcher approached US Open officials about getting tickets to watch the Canadian beauty's matches, even asking them...
Via The Other Paper
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Harvey spotted with new model on good arm

Matt Harvey — who already has been seen with an unending stream of super models while going through rehab following Tommy John surgery last year —  was recently spotted at a Manhattan hotspot with another piece of arm candy on his good wing.The Mets pitcher hit the Meatpacking District nightclub Up & Down, where the hard-throwing righty got cozy with Shannon Rusbuldt, according...
Via The Other Paper
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey allegedly 'narrowly escaped' brawl at New York club

Wrong place at the wrong time. Matt Harvey is going to live his life, even if that means hanging out past 2:30 AM at The Gilded Lily...narrowly escaping brawls.A witness said, “Matt was there with friends when a fight broke out over a girl between someone in his group and another group at a nearby table. Matt was right there. Somebody lunged at him and his group, he stepped aside...
Via Bob's Blitz
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey won't apologize to Mets for ‘having a life’

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey seemingly finds himself at the center of controversy on a routine basis. Despite his accomplishments and contributions he makes to the success of the Mets on the field, his away-from-the-ballpark life seems to constantly caused hand-wringing and consternation among Mets brass and the team’s fans. Just a few weeks […] The post Matt Harvey refuses...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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