Archive for July, 2013

Collins Doesn’t Want Byrd Traded, Wants More Players To Step Up Already

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Collins Doesn’t Want Byrd Traded, Wants More Players To Step Up Already

Updating this post from Thursday, Terry Collins threw his weight around on the matter of trading Marlon Byrd. In short, Collins is hoping that it doesn’t happen and is fearful of how a team struggling to score runs would survive the loss of their second most productive hitter, “If there’s moves made before the end […]

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Phillies vs Mets: Wheeler Tackles Hamels As Amazins Look To Even Series

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Phillies vs Mets: Wheeler Tackles Hamels As Amazins Look To Even Series

Phillies (Cole Hamels, 4-11, 4.05) at Mets (Zack Wheeler, 3-1, 3.54) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP  Game Notes After dropping their […]

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These Mets Could Fight Their Way Out Of Mediocrity

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These Mets Could Fight Their Way Out Of Mediocrity

Stephanie was in an optimistic mood after last night’s game, believe it or not, and it wasn’t due to the post-game Nas concert… This is her first full-length piece that isn’t a Player of the Week, enjoy her collection of thoughts after the game and play nice in the comments… (Satish R.) Jeremy Hefner has […]

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Turner To Return From DL On Monday, Still No Timetable For Duda

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Turner To Return From DL On Monday, Still No Timetable For Duda

Here are a couple of Mets injury updates… There is still no timetable for left fielder Lucas Duda (intercostal strain) returning to the big-league team. Last week, Terry Collins said that he was progressing much slower than the team initially anticipated and that he could be out until late July. That would seem like an […]

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Mets Top 10 Prospect Tracker

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Mets Top 10 Prospect Tracker

1. Zack Wheeler, RHP Status: Hot The MMN top prospect heading into 2013 enjoyed his most dominant start of his young MLB career on July 10th against the San Francisco Giants. He was in control for most of the game, throwing plenty of first pitch strikes, using his fastball wisely, and keeping his pitch count down.Wheeler […]

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Hefner Rocked As Phillies Defeat The Mets In 13-8 Drubbing

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner Rocked As Phillies Defeat The Mets In 13-8 Drubbing

The Phillies torched Jeremy Hefner and racked up 11 runs in the first three innings on their way to a 13-8 win over the Mets tonight at Citi Field. Hefner was rocked for eight runs in two-plus innings before being pulled in the third before registering an out. he allowed 10 hits including a home […]

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Making The Case For Trading Marlon Byrd

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Making The Case For Trading Marlon Byrd

I want to welcome our newest writer to the MMO family; Jacob Resnick. Jacob was the 2011 SNY Mets Kidcaster and in 2012 was a correspondent for the show Kid’s Clubhouse on SNY and has now brought his talents to the Mets blogosphere here on MMO. Be sure to say hello and give him a […]

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Featured Post: The Honeymoon Is Over, Sandy Is On The Clock

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Featured Post: The Honeymoon Is Over, Sandy Is On The Clock

Thoughts from Joe D. I didn’t get a chance to weigh in on this yesterday and just wanted to post a quick summary after his interview. We’ve heard Fred and Jeff Wilpon say things like this for almost a year now. Ever since they avoided that billion dollar lawsuit and averted bankruptcy, I said at […]

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Phillies vs Mets: Onward and Upward For The Amazins

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Phillies vs Mets: Onward and Upward For The Amazins

Phillies (48-48) vs. Mets (41-50) RHP Kyle Kendrick (8-6, 3.68) vs RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-6, 3.33)  Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., lf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Marlon Byrd, rf Ike Davis, 1b John Buck, c Kirk Nieuwenhuis, cf Omar Quintanilla, ss Jeremy Hefner, rhp Infielder Justin Turner (intercostal strain) will not be activated for Friday’s game and will instead continue his rehab […]

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Hefner Continues His Impressive Season Tonight Against The Phillies

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Hefner Continues His Impressive Season Tonight Against The Phillies

Since May 26, the Mets are third in the majors with a 3.18 (151 earned runs/427.0 innings) team ERA and there’s a good reason for that positive development, his name, Jeremy Hefner. Since June 4, Jeremy Hefner leads the majors with a 1.76 ERA (10 earned runs/51.0 innings) over eight starts. Pittsburgh’s Francisco Liriano is second with a […]

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