Archive for June, 2016

Mets Rally To Beat Cubs 4-3

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Mets Rally To Beat Cubs 4-3

The New York Mets (41-37) defeated the Chicago Cubs (51-27) by a score of 4-3 tonight. However, the Nationals also won, so the Mets were unable to gain any ground in the standings. Pitching: Steven Matz, dealing with the widely talked about bone spur in his elbow, toed the rubber for the Mets tonight and […]

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Rivera, Ynoa and Taijeron to Represent 51s in Triple-A All-Star Game

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Rivera, Ynoa and Taijeron to Represent 51s in Triple-A All-Star Game

T.J. Rivera, Travis Taijeron, and Gabriel Ynoa were named to the 2016 Pacific Coast League All-Star team. Rivera was signed out of Troy University as an undrafted free agent in 2011. This is Rivera’s second year playing in Las Vegas. He has split time between first, second, third, and left field while hitting .361/.400/.521 with seven homers and […]

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Granderson To Miss More Time With Calf Strain

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Granderson To Miss More Time With Calf Strain

Curtis Granderson will continue to be out of the lineup for at least two more games, according to manager Terry Collins. Granderson, 35, had his strained right calf wrapped and will not be available to pinch hit as he continues to recover from the injury. He had an MRI on his leg at the Hospital for […]

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

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

Thursday, June 30, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP John Lackey (7-4, 3.29) vs. LHP Steven Matz (7-3, 3.29) SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets return home after a disappointing trip to DC where they were swept by the Nationals. Now they need to […]

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Marlins Acquire Fernando Rodney From Padres

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Marlins Acquire Fernando Rodney From Padres

The Miami Marlins are close to acquiring right-handed reliever Fernando Rodney from the San Diego Padres, according to Keith Law of ESPN.com. The Marlins will be sending a A-ball pitching prospect Chris Paddack to the Padres. The second place Marlins were rumored to be shopping for a closer or setup type reliever in recent weeks, and had […]

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Matz Was Leaning Toward Surgery Before Meeting With Team Brass

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Matz Was Leaning Toward Surgery Before Meeting With Team Brass

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, Mets left-hander Steven Matz was leaning toward surgery to remove the bone spur in his elbow before a recent meeting with team brass. Heyman credits Matz’s courage for pitching through pain since at least May 12, and for going out there again tonight. “It’s a gallant change-of-heart by Matz, […]

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MMO Exclusive: Orthopedic Surgeon Explains David Wright’s Neck Procedure

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MMO Exclusive: Orthopedic Surgeon Explains David Wright’s Neck Procedure

Exactly two weeks ago, the Mets season took a turn for the worse when third baseman David Wright underwent a cervical discectomy and fusion procedure on his neck to repair a herniated disk. Mets fans and media alike rushed to the proverbial Panic City with proclamations that Wright was “finished” and that the Mets’ season […]

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Mets Need To Be Bold Again And Sign Yulieski Gourriel

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Mets Need To Be Bold Again And Sign Yulieski Gourriel

The New York Mets are still evaluating free-agent third baseman Yulieski Gourriel, general manager Sandy Alderson said during a press conference on Wednesday. One of the factors that gives Alderson pause is that Gourriel would need around a month in the minors before he would be ready to contribute at the big league level. As […]

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Ready Or Not, Here Come The Cubs

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Ready Or Not, Here Come The Cubs

After getting their brains bashed in by Daniel Murphy and the Washington Nationals, the New York Mets get no time off to mope around and lick their wounds. They took quite a shellacking in DC, getting outscored 20-6, but now they must brace themselves for a grudge match at Citi Field with the best team […]

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With Lagares Close To Returning, De Aza’s Days Are Numbered

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With Lagares Close To Returning, De Aza’s Days Are Numbered

Terry Collins, who cited a lack of options, found himself not just having to put Alejandro De Aza in the starting lineup in last night’s 4-2 loss to the Washington Nationals, but in the critical leadoff spot as Curtis Granderson was scratched due to a right calf-strain. A spot normally put aside for a player capable of […]

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