Archive for June, 2014

MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 3

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 3

Chris Young Scores, But Mets Blow 3-0 Lead The Mets opened up a three-game series with the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field tonight with Zack Wheeler facing off against Alex Wood. The Mets, seven games out of first coming into tonight, looked to inch their way back into contention with a crucial series versus the […]

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Astros Release Statement On Leaked Information

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Astros Release Statement On Leaked Information

6:00 PM Below is the official statement issued by the Houston Astros. “Last month, we were made aware that proprietary information held on Astros’ servers and in Astros’ applications had been illegally obtained. Upon learning of the security breach, we immediately notified MLB security who, in turn, notified the FBI.  Since that time, we have […]

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Wright To Avoid DL, But Mets Will Play Shorthanded Until Friday

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Wright To Avoid DL, But Mets Will Play Shorthanded Until Friday

Adam Rubin reports that the Mets will play shorthanded during their series against the Atlanta Braves while David Wright remains in New York getting treatment on his bruised left rotator cuff, according to what Terry Collins said on Monday afternoon. Collins said there has been “zero” consideration to placing Wright on the disabled list and team doctors believe he […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

After a disappointing series in Pittsburgh, the New York Mets are back in action against the rival Atlanta Braves, in the first of three on Monday night.  First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM at Turner Field. Zack Wheeler (3-8, 4.45) has the duty of getting things back in order, when he faces Alex Wood […]

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Bowties and Rings

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Bowties and Rings

Frank Cashen, who served as Mets general manager from 1980 through 1991, died today at age 88. Cashen was regarded by many as the architect of the last Mets World Series championship team in 1986. The following was originally written about Cashen and current Mets GM Sandy Alderson, shortly after Alderson assumed control in 2010. Frank Cashen […]

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Mets With RISP, First Pitch Swinging, Deep Counts

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Mets With RISP, First Pitch Swinging, Deep Counts

Travis d’Arnaud is batting .143 (6-for-42) with RISP After another awful showing with runners in scoring position in Sunday’s loss 5-2 loss to the Pirates, manager Terry Collins addressed the issue “We left a lot of guys at third base,” Collins said. “You think you’re out of it. You think you’re swinging good. And it […]

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Familia Emerging as a Valuable Option in Mets Bullpen

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Familia Emerging as a Valuable Option in Mets Bullpen

In my recap Saturday, I didn’t do right by Jeurys Familia by simply stating that the big rightly tossed two perfect innings in the Mets 5-3 win over the Pirates. In a word, of better yet two words, Familia was “downright nasty.” Once regarded as one of the Mets’ top starting pitching prospects, Familia has […]

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Mets Mid-Season Report Card

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Mets Mid-Season Report Card

At 37-45, the Mets are just over halfway through the 2014 season. So far this season, we’ve seen an exciting month of April, a dreadful May, and an only slightly better month of June. We’ve seen certain players play unexpectedly well and others not live up to expectations. From the players to the manager to […]

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Gee Feels Fine After Rehab Start, Cyclones Drop Rubber Game To Staten Island

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Gee Feels Fine After Rehab Start, Cyclones Drop Rubber Game To Staten Island

BROOKYLN, N.Y. – On Sunday afternoon at MCU Park in Coney Island, Mets’ starting pitcher Dillon Gee returned to his old stomping grounds as he made a rehab start for the Brooklyn Cyclones. Gee settled in nicely after a rough first inning and tossed 2.2 innings, but he was tagged with the loss after giving […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 2

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 2

Pirates Sink The Mets 5-2 The New York Mets (37-45) took on the Pittsburgh Pirates (42-40) this afternoon at PNC Park for the final game of a four game series. Bartolo Colon squared off against Edinson Volquez, as the Mets looked to split the series with the Bucs before heading off to Atlanta after the […]

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