Tag Archives: New York Mets

Joe Panik: Not a big deal, however …

Perhaps there’s more to know about Joe Panik than his basic stats.

Mets moving away from the inside fastball

The Mets threw the highest percentage of inside fastballs in 2018. That hasn’t been the case in 2019.

Michael Conforto the Met For Whom Beating the Shift Matters Most

Conforto’s numbers against shifts drag down his seasonal totals.

Luis Avilan brings unique pitching approach

It is rare for a left-handed pitcher to throw a changeup to left-handed hitters. Avilan defies the norm.

The changes that made Jacob deGrom and Blake Snell Cy Young worthy

By MARK SIMON Pitchers are always making tweaks and adjustments to their deliveries and repertoires in an effort to stay a step ahead of the hitters. In the case of Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom and Rays pitcher Blake Snell, the tweaks made those pitchers Cy Young worthy. DeGrom’s big adjustment came by suggestion from pitching […]

What helps make Jacob deGrom great?

Jacob deGrom has been an elite pitcher this season. And there’s much to know about his run of success.

A closer look at the Mets catching situation

BY SEAN ZERILLO In 16 games with the New York Mets since being traded for Matt Harvey, Devin Mesoraco has provided a big power boost for his new club – hitting five homers with a .913 OPS over 50 at bats. He has channeled his 2014 All-Star form when he hit 25 doubles and 25 […]