Posted: 2/26/2014 5:59 PM
Last edited 2/27/2014 12:19 PM by Walnutz15
Posted: 2/26/2014 7:19 PM
We won't see Niese until 2015. I can see it now. The 2014 starting rotation can still be pretty good but imagine what it might in 2015 when Niese, Harvey, and Hefner return.
Posted: 2/26/2014 7:44 PM
Posted: 2/26/2014 8:05 PM
Posted: 2/26/2014 8:07 PM
danfran wrote: The only potential silver lining here might be that you could see more of Mejia, Montero, and Syndy. Unless of course the Met feed us a bunch of broken down has beens. I have no desire to see Matsusaka. What's the point?
Posted: 2/26/2014 8:17 PM
oct271986 wrote: danfran wrote: The only potential silver lining here might be that you could see more of Mejia, Montero, and Syndy. Unless of course the Met feed us a bunch of broken down has beens. I have no desire to see Matsusaka. What's the point?I think we will get the has beens before the kids. Gotta play service clock bingo.
Posted: 2/26/2014 8:55 PM
Posted: 2/26/2014 11:39 PM
Posted: 2/27/2014 3:40 AM
NewMFS62 wrote: Actually, I didn't feel too bad when I heard this.There. I said it.And I'm glad.When other starters (of the 5 going into this season) are announced, I think the Mets have a chance of winning. (Oh, ok, but you know what I mean). when Niese is the announced starter, I expect a loss. The guy is just good enough to lose with. If the team scores 5, he gives up 6. If the team scores 2 he gives up 3.I'd rather see what some of the kids can do with the opportunity.Later
Posted: 2/27/2014 5:32 AM
Posted: 2/27/2014 6:15 AM
KABOOOOM wrote: He has a partial tear of the rotator cuff which was diagnosed last summer. These things dp not heal on their own. A bit early in ST for "dead arm". This overall condition doesn't bode well for his long term. May come back soon but something is going in within that shoulder
Posted: 2/27/2014 8:28 AM
Last edited 2/27/2014 8:29 AM by BelieveInMetsMagic
Posted: 2/27/2014 8:55 AM
"Use your head.....that's that lump 3 feet above your arse." - Jimmy Dugan
Last edited 2/27/2014 9:06 AM by Walnutz15
Posted: 2/27/2014 9:05 AM
Eagles/Indiana/Mets/Villanova: it's a long story
Posted: 2/27/2014 10:29 AM
DocK16 wrote: You can never have too much pitching.
Posted: 2/27/2014 11:00 AM
NYSPORTS98 wrote: DocK16 wrote: You can never have too much pitching.Yup - still wondering why the Mets drafted Nimmo and passed on Fernandez.Until these prospects are proven, just keep drafting them. One Harvey injury, add in Niese, maybe moving a Montero for a SS and the pitching is almost thin again. There is never enough.
Posted: 2/27/2014 11:09 AM
Posted: 2/27/2014 11:14 AM
Posted: 2/27/2014 11:24 AM
MookieLJL wrote: Just for fun let's assume for a second that Niese has a major shoulder issue. In that case he would be a great illustration showing that these "team friendly" extensions to buy out arbitration years are far from risk-free. With the extension, Niese is guaranteed $21.5M for 2014-2016. Without having signed him to an extension he would be guaranteed only the $4M or $5M he would have gotten in arbitration for 2014. Guaranteeing significant money to guys- especially pitchers- when the team still has 4 or 5 years of control should not ever be viewed as a universally smart thing to do.In contrast, Dillon Gee is getting $3.6M this year. He has no extension so if his arm falls off in 2014 he is guaranteed exactly zero dollars thereafter.
Posted: 2/27/2014 11:33 AM
MookieLJL wrote: Just for fun let's assume for a second that Niese has a major shoulder issue.