DeGrom Will Start Friday, Syndergaard Gets Pushed To Saturday

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DeGrom Will Start Friday, Syndergaard Gets Pushed To Saturday

Jacob deGrom will return to the rotation on Friday when the New York Mets open up a three game series against the Washington Nationals. Originally schedule to pitch tonight against the Miami Marlins, the Mets opted to give him and additional four days of rest after back to back rough outings. In his last two starts, […]

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

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

Monday, August 29, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Jose Fernandez (13-7, 2.91) vs. RHP Rafael Montero (0-0, 11.57) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets couldn’t complete the sweep yesterday as they could could get runners on the bases early, but failed to bring them home. […]

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Montero Recalled, T.J. Rivera Sent to Las Vegas

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Montero Recalled, T.J. Rivera Sent to Las Vegas

The Mets announced that they have recalled right-hander Rafael Montero from the Binghamton Mets to make the start tonight against the Marlins. T.J. Rivera has been optioned back to the Las Vegas 51s in the corresponding move. Montero, 25, was 4-2 with a 1.70 ERA (nine ER/47.2 IP) in eight starts at Binghamton including two straight […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Named the NL Player of the Week

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Asdrubal Cabrera Named the NL Player of the Week

Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera was named the National League Player of the Week for the Week of August 21 – 27.  During the week, Cabrera hit .545/.583/1.136 with five runs, four doubles, three homers, eight RBI, and one stolen base.  Additionally, Cabrera made a couple of spectacular plays in the field. This past week was […]

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Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

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Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

The Mets have drastically improved their position in the standings over the last week. They have won six of their last eight games, and now sit just 2.5 games behind the Cardinals for the second Wild Card spot. They have become the hottest team in contention over the last week, and have injected newfound hope […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: The Veteran and The Rook

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MMO Players Of The Week: The Veteran and The Rook

The 2016 season for the New York Mets can be described as an insanely long and arduous roller coaster ride. Boarding the ride is the beginning of the season, giddy and excited for it to start and see where it takes you. Then you slowly make the climb up the old wooden planks, creeping higher […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

3 Up 1. Big Sexy’s Big Bat On Friday night Bartolo Colon was sharp through the first seven innings, only allowing run on two hits and eventually hitting a wall in the eighth inning. The big story however was Colon’s bat. Colon ended up going 2-3 including hitting a double and scoring two runs. Colon […]

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Collins Cannot Continue to go to Hansel Robles in Big Spots

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Collins Cannot Continue to go to Hansel Robles in Big Spots

With the Mets having an opportunity to sweep the lowly Phillies Sunday, Terry Collins made a questionable call to the bullpen. With bases loaded and nobody out, Hansel Robles was called upon to try to clean up the mess. The problem is though that Robles has not been effective at all in the month of […]

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Robert Gsellman Deserved a Better Fate Sunday

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Robert Gsellman Deserved a Better Fate Sunday

Through the first six innings of Sunday’s 5-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, Robert Gsellman was in full control of the game at hand. Things unraveled a bit for the rookie starter who was making his first major league start, but still he deserved a better fate than the one he ended up with. The […]

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Collins Says Bruce Trying To Do Too Much

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Collins Says Bruce Trying To Do Too Much

Right fielder Jay Bruce singled in his first at-bat on Sunday, but struck out in his final three at-bats. He ended his series with the Phillies going 1-for-8  with seven strikeouts. “He’s trying to do too much,” manager Terry Collins said after the Mets’ 5-1 loss. “He’s really, really put a lot of heat on himself, […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Wild Card Race, Montero’s Redemption, Value of Rest

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Talkin’ Mets: Wild Card Race, Montero’s Redemption, Value of Rest

Just when you thought the Mets were pulling everyone back “in” with winning 6 of 7, they throw up a stinker against the Phillies. I question whether I should change my stance and consider the Mets a “real” Wild Card contender. Sandy Alderson was brought on in 2010 to rebuild the farm system and create […]

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