Tuesday’s Pitching Preview & Lineup 6/1
The 26-20 New York Mets will play the second out of a three-game set against the 19-36 Arizona Diamondbacks. After winning their fifth straight on Memorial Day Monday, the Mets look to keep the momentum going on Tuesday. The Mets plan to send their hometown kid Marcus Stroman to the hill, making his eleventh appearance…
MetsJunkies Game Recap: Mets snap skid; lose two players
New York Mets starting pitcher Taijuan Walker got through the first three innings on 33 pitches, giving up just one hit. However, that would be all for the righty as he was removed from the game due to left side tightness. Sean Reid-Foley would come in to relieve Walker and would do an absolutely masterful…
MetsJunkies Recap: Mets stung by Rays
Rays starter Tyler Glasnow came firing out of the gate as he pretty much breezed through the first three innings. However, the Mets would tag Glasnow in the fourth as Kevin Pillar would single to reach base after retiring the first 14 batters. Jonathan Villar would follow Pillar with a two-run shot to give the…
Should the Mets lead off with Pillar?
Now hopefully this wouldn’t be a long term alternative however it’s worth looking in to. Since the absence of Brandon Nimmo from the Mets lineup, the Mets have been in need of a lead off hitter and Pillar offers exactly that. The best thing about Pillar leading off the game is not just his speed,…
The Mets Junkies Podcast (Episode 23): Trading Places
Michael and Gem go into Nimmo’s and Alonso’s hot Spring, Guillorme 22-pitch AB, as well our first Hot and Not take.
MetsJunkies Game Recap: Mets 3 – Nationals 4
The Hawaiian born pitcher Jordan Yamamoto squared off against Juan Soto and the Nationals, and looked good besides giving up a run. In his third appearance of the Spring, Yamamoto had his ERA bumped up to 1.08 after pitching 3.1 innings. The right-hander gave up a run a 2-out double by Nationals first baseman Josh…