HFBoards

Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Eastern Conference > Metropolitan Division > New York Rangers
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2
Notices

2013 MLB Discussion Thread

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old
04-14-2013, 12:33 AM
  #251
LittleKev6D9
Unregistered User
 
LittleKev6D9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Middletown
Country: United States
Posts: 1,051
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by jas View Post
Hopefully without the coke addiction, and not becoming a Yankee.
Speaking of Doc and his coke addiction, has anyone ever read his book "Heat"? I thought about getting it off amazon, but would like some feedback before purchasing it.

I read Dickey's book and really liked it. Sometimes with those autobiographies they go overboard with the religion and it's almost like they are forcing Catholicism on you. I thought Dickey's book did a good job of balancing it. I'm currently reading Piazza's book and it's okay so far.

LittleKev6D9 is offline  
Old
04-14-2013, 01:20 AM
  #252
Krams
what a time
 
Krams's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Albany County
Posts: 3,976
vCash: 500
#Harvey4Cy

Krams is offline  
Old
04-14-2013, 02:43 PM
  #253
xander
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Section A Lynah Rink
Posts: 4,081
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by nyr2k2 View Post
Scary thing is, purely on talent there's not that big of a discrepancy between Pelf and Harvey. Pelf could be a dominant pitcher if he actually understood how to pitch and wasn't a nutcase.
I disagree. The fastballs might be comorable, but Pelfrey was never able to develop a major league average breaking ball (the splitter looked like one for half a season, and then the whole league figured out that he couldn't throw it for a strike). I think you can easily hang a 70 on Harvey's slider, maybe a 75 on some nights. Pelfrey never had a weapon close to that. In fact, I think both of Harvey's other two off speed pitches are probably better than anything Pelfrey ever threw, as both are at least MLB average offerings.

I don't think Pelfrey really had problems with pitchability, I'd actually say that he did pretty well for himself with one pitch, but you can't be an effective MLB starter with just a fastball.

xander is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 07:56 PM
  #254
Bob Richards
Global Moderator
Mr. Mojo Risin'
 
Bob Richards's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Jersey
Country: United States
Posts: 46,504
vCash: 50
Matt Harvey seems to be stuck in God-Mode.

__________________
"New day, new hope. Richards Buyout 2014". -Ail
Bob Richards is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 07:59 PM
  #255
Kershaw
 
Kershaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Country:
Posts: 25,519
vCash: 500
JA Happ got hit with linedrive on the head. Was bleeding and taken off of stretcher. Should MLB pitchers switch to helmets too?

Kershaw is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 08:28 PM
  #256
nyr2k2
Can't Beat Him
 
nyr2k2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Washington, DC
Country: United States
Posts: 23,503
vCash: 500
Awards:
Matt Harvey is absolutely unreal.

nyr2k2 is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 08:40 PM
  #257
SingnBluesOnBroadway
Retired
 
SingnBluesOnBroadway's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: NYC
Country: United States
Posts: 29,915
vCash: 500
Awards:
Quote:
Originally Posted by nyr2k2 View Post
Matt Harvey is absolutely unreal.
Just your average no-decision.

__________________
SingnBluesOnBroadway is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 08:42 PM
  #258
jas
Unsatisfied
 
jas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: NJ
Posts: 13,168
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by nyr2k2 View Post
Matt Harvey is absolutely unreal.
One stinkin' infield hit. No walks. 12 Ks. Just beastly.

jas is online now  
Old
05-07-2013, 08:50 PM
  #259
BlueshirtBlitz
Rich Nash
 
BlueshirtBlitz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: New York
Posts: 18,930
vCash: 500
Harvey for Cy Young!

BlueshirtBlitz is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 08:52 PM
  #260
Kershaw
 
Kershaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Country:
Posts: 25,519
vCash: 500
Harvey >>>>>>>>>>>> Dickey

Kershaw is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 08:55 PM
  #261
nyr2k2
Can't Beat Him
 
nyr2k2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Washington, DC
Country: United States
Posts: 23,503
vCash: 500
Awards:
He seems to think he's the best pitcher in the game. And then he goes out and performs like he is...

nyr2k2 is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 09:28 PM
  #262
jas
Unsatisfied
 
jas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: NJ
Posts: 13,168
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by nyr2k2 View Post
He seems to think he's the best pitcher in the game. And then he goes out and performs like he is...
That's what I love about him. Yes, he's got great stuff, but it's his mindset on the mound that sets him apart.

jas is online now  
Old
05-07-2013, 09:34 PM
  #263
1Knee1T
OHH MAMMA DONT U CRY
 
1Knee1T's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Country: United States
Posts: 3,185
vCash: 500
I was at the Mets game tonight. What a gem by Harvey. If Wheeler pans out we might actually have more than one quality starter in the rotation for a change.

It's such a shame that we couldn't give him a run tonight, but that was a hell of a performance and it was nice to see Baxter knock in the winner. Classic small ball.

1Knee1T is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 10:00 PM
  #264
Rust Heisenberg
Registered User
 
Rust Heisenberg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Country: United States
Posts: 6,886
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by TullyNYR View Post
I was at the Mets game tonight. What a gem by Harvey. If Wheeler pans out we might actually have more than one quality starter in the rotation for a change.

It's such a shame that we couldn't give him a run tonight, but that was a hell of a performance and it was nice to see Baxter knock in the winner. Classic small ball.
2015 starting rotation of:

Harvey
Wheeler
Niese
Syndergaard
Montero/Fullmer/Gee/FA

.......

what...

Rust Heisenberg is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 11:28 PM
  #265
LittleKev6D9
Unregistered User
 
LittleKev6D9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Middletown
Country: United States
Posts: 1,051
vCash: 500
Matt Harvey with just an unreal performance. That was the most dominant performance I have ever seen from a Mets pitcher. He's gonna get a few more cracks at the no-no. Already two solid pursuits this year.

Rotation looks good with Niese Harvey and hopefully Wheeler holding the fort. Bullpen seems to be taking shape with Parnell and Familia finding a groove. Can always sign a few arms, plus Montero and Fulmer have good chances at being effective. Infield is good with Wright, Murphy, Tejada, hopefully D'Arnaud and if Davis ever snaps out of it. OF is a BIG question mark, but Nimmo seems to be making strides and that can always be fixed in FA.

I'm excited about the future of the Mets, (cause I sure as hell can't be excited about the present).

LittleKev6D9 is offline  
Old
05-07-2013, 11:30 PM
  #266
Kershaw
 
Kershaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Country:
Posts: 25,519
vCash: 500
I'd still trade for Stanton if I were the Mets. Wheeler and D'Arnaud are a good starting point.

Kershaw is offline  
Old
05-08-2013, 12:17 AM
  #267
darko
Registered User
 
darko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Country: Australia
Posts: 31,401
vCash: 500
If I'm Mets I'd trade Buck at some point. Some desperate team could pay premium for him. Yankees for instance. Buck is a free agent after this season.

darko is offline  
Old
05-08-2013, 02:54 AM
  #268
Zil
Registered User
 
Zil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Country: United States
Posts: 4,214
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by darko View Post
If I'm Mets I'd trade Buck at some point. Some desperate team could pay premium for him. Yankees for instance. Buck is a free agent after this season.
I would imagine that is the plan.

Zil is online now  
Old
05-08-2013, 06:38 AM
  #269
nyr2k2
Can't Beat Him
 
nyr2k2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Washington, DC
Country: United States
Posts: 23,503
vCash: 500
Awards:
Harvey is leading the league in strikeouts, second in ERA, and leading in WHIP--an astonishing .69, over 50 innings. Unreal.

__________________

It's just pain.
nyr2k2 is offline  
Old
05-08-2013, 08:06 AM
  #270
SavedByLundqvist
Registered User
 
SavedByLundqvist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Jersey Represent!
Country: United States
Posts: 72
vCash: 500
Just imagine if he could face his own team, his stats would be even better!

SavedByLundqvist is offline  
Old
05-08-2013, 08:14 AM
  #271
Bob Richards
Global Moderator
Mr. Mojo Risin'
 
Bob Richards's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Jersey
Country: United States
Posts: 46,504
vCash: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by nyr2k2 View Post
Harvey is leading the league in strikeouts, second in ERA, and leading in WHIP--an astonishing .69, over 50 innings. Unreal.
lol.

In other words, your lineup just isn't getting on base.

Bob Richards is offline  
Old
05-08-2013, 08:27 AM
  #272
nyr2k2
Can't Beat Him
 
nyr2k2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Washington, DC
Country: United States
Posts: 23,503
vCash: 500
Awards:
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bob Richards View Post
lol.

In other words, your lineup just isn't getting on base.
Yep. What makes him so lethal is that he has great control and command of his pitches. He's not your run of the mill flamethrower that is susceptible to getting hit hard. He's like Verlander, painting corners with wicked stuff.

nyr2k2 is offline  
Old
05-08-2013, 10:21 AM
  #273
LittleKev6D9
Unregistered User
 
LittleKev6D9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Middletown
Country: United States
Posts: 1,051
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by nyr2k2 View Post
Yep. What makes him so lethal is that he has great control and command of his pitches. He's not your run of the mill flamethrower that is susceptible to getting hit hard. He's like Verlander, painting corners with wicked stuff.
Another thing I like about Harvey is his demeanor. He has that "I know I'm getting you out" approach. He's a cocky dude, and as long as he doesn't go overboard with it, the Mets will hopefully have a gem for a long time.

LittleKev6D9 is offline  
Old
05-08-2013, 10:25 AM
  #274
Bob Richards
Global Moderator
Mr. Mojo Risin'
 
Bob Richards's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Jersey
Country: United States
Posts: 46,504
vCash: 50
As with many other things, I'd rather Harvey have too much confidence than be bereft of it.

Bob Richards is offline  
Old
05-08-2013, 10:38 AM
  #275
Krams
what a time
 
Krams's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Albany County
Posts: 3,976
vCash: 500
I was at the Garden for game 3 on Monday and my father kept *****ing about how cocky Ovechkin was. I told him he was nuts and that's what I love about Ovechkin. I see the same thing in Harvey.

Krams is offline  
Closed Thread

Forum Jump


Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:06 AM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"
Contact Us - HFBoards - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use - Advertise - Top - AdChoices

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2014 All Rights Reserved.