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Mets looking at Saunders and Young to help fill void in rotation

While the trade that sent R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays is a thing of the past, the immediate future of the New York Mets starting rotation remains uncertain.  The Mets simply are not going to be able to replace the 2012 NL Cy Young award winner with someone of equal talent, at least not this [...]

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Mets Head To Atlanta With Momentum

    It’s been a while since we’ve seen the New York Mets play this well and at the end of the day, it might turn out that this doesn’t mean very much, but it’s still nice to see them at least appear to be heading in the right direction. The Mets have had a [...]

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One Last Dance with Chipper by SBRForum.com

  Now that they’ve fallen out of the National League playoff picture the New York Mets have been reduced to the role of spoilers for the rest of this baseball season. They’ll try to live up to that role this weekend when they host the NL Wild-Card leading Atlanta Braves for three games at Citi [...]

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Well. That stunk: Mets pitching a no-show during weekend sweep

What a weekend.  The New York Mets strolled into Atlanta on Friday evening looking to improve on their then 46-40 record.  Instead the Mets received poor pitching performances from Chris Young, R.A. Dickey, and Johan Santana leading to a three-game sweep moving NY 3  1/2 games behind the Division Leading Washington Nationals as well as [...]

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Mets Pitching Rotation Update

Mets Pitching Rotation Update By SBRForum.com The New York Mets continue to surprise many this season, hanging right in the NL East race and making good on some of our free MLB picks choices. Much of that has been thanks to the starting rotation. Here’s a quick look at how the Mets pitching is set [...]

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Chris Young anchoring a very strong New York Mets rotation

During the New York Mets 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers last night, right-hander Chris Young tossed 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on six hits, en route to his second victory of the 2012 season: Young retired the first nine batters he faced — striking out three — before hitting his only rough [...]

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Mets pick up a game on the Nats and Braves

The New York Mets turned their offense around on Wednesday afternoon in the series finale against the  Chicago Cubs and the bullpen followed suit Thursday evening vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers.  After another strong start from Chris Young the Mets pen combined for 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.  Tim Byrdak and Jon Rauch set [...]

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The Mets starting pitchers continue to sizzle

Inconsistency has plagued the New York Mets bullpen but their starting pitchers have put together a 3.51 ERA on the season, which is currently good for third best in all of baseball. With R.A. Dickey and Johan Santana providing arguably the best 1-2 punch in the majors, it’s not surprising that a rotation rounded out [...]

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Chris Young solid in third start since shoulder surgery

Right hander Chris Young started for the New York Mets on Sunday afternoon, allowing  just three runs — two earned — on nine hits over seven innings of work, though, he was rewarded with a loss: Young, making his third start since shoulder surgery last year, had another strong outing.  He worked his way in [...]

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