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Amazin Avenue Dec 10, 2019
Let’s find the Mets a starting pitcher, Part 5

Let’s find the Mets a starting pitcher, Part 5

Photo by Jamie Sabau/ Trevor Cahill, Kevin Gausman, and Danny Salazar are featured in this installment. With the winter meetings in progress, the Mets should still be searching for another starting pitcher to fill our their rotation. Whether or not they actually will is another story, but signing a starter would allow them to leave Seth Lugo, easily their best reliever over the past couple of seasons, in the bullpen. And it would prevent the team from heading into the 2020 season with Plan A being Lugo, Robert Gsellman, or Walker Lockett as the fifth starter in an otherwise strong...
Amazin Avenue Nov 21, 2019
Calling Tim Peterson “Eliterson” was sarcastic

Calling Tim Peterson “Eliterson” was sarcastic

Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports The righty reliever was wholly uninspiring. The 2019 Mets sent 23 different relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season, so you could be forgiven for forgetting a few of them. Some of them had distinguishing features: Daniel Zamora is the other lefty, Tyler Bashlor has a tattoo sleeve on his pitching arm (and is hot), Jacob Rhame looks like a background character in The Office, Chris Mazza wears stirrups, Walker Lockett starts sometimes, Brooks Pounders looks exactly like he should, etc. And then there’s Tim Peterson, whose distinguishing...
Amazin Avenue Nov 19, 2019
Let’s find the Mets a starting pitcher, Part 3

Let’s find the Mets a starting pitcher, Part 3

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports We continue working our way down the list of free agent starting pitchers who could end up in the Mets’ rotation. As has been discussed in parts one and two of this series, the Mets are a few weeks into the offseason and still have just four major league starting pitchers under team control. Free agency hasn’t moved quickly for anyone at this point, but the Mets’ internal solutions—moving Robert Gsellman or Seth Lugo to the rotation or filling things out with Walker Lockett, Corey Oswalt, or Chris Flexen—are far from ideal for a team that intends...

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