Talkin’ Mets: Jose Reyes Returns to New York

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Jose Reyes Returns to New York

Tonight I am joined by Howard Megdal of Excelle Sports. Howard, as you probably know, did extensive coverage of the Mets financial situation in his book “Wilpon’s Folly” and just came out with a new book called “The Cardinals Way,” which goes behind the scenes into the St. Louis front office. Howard and I discuss […]

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Mets Offense Stifled Again, Braves Take Finale 5-2 To Earn Series Split

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Offense Stifled Again, Braves Take Finale 5-2 To Earn Series Split

The New York Mets (40-34) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (26-49) by a score of 5-2 at Turner Field Sunday afternoon.  With the loss the Mets will temporarily fall 2.5 games back of the Washington Nationals. Pitching: Bartolo Colon was on the mound today and the wily vet was very good.  Colon went seven […]

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Nationals Place Stephen Strasburg On 15-Day DL

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Place Stephen Strasburg On 15-Day DL

The Washington Nationals placed star pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 16th, with an upper back strain on Sunday. Strasburg missed two consecutive starts with the back issue and also dislocated two ribs while lifting weights last week. The Mets won’t see Strasburg in their upcoming three-game series with Washington, but […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:35 PM

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:35 PM

Sunday, June 26, 2016 • 1:35 p.m. Turner Field • Atlanta, GA RHP Bartolo Colon (6-3, 3.00) vs. RHP Bud Norris (2-7, 4.69) PIX11 • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Yesterday was a whirlwind day for the Mets. Early in the afternoon they announced they were demoting Conforto and promoting Nimmo to the […]

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Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

From 2012 to 2014, Wilmer Flores hit over .300 in whichever level of the Mets minor league system he was in. In 2012 he hit .300 with 18 home runs and an .827 OPS at St. Lucie and Binghamton, two places notoriously known for being pitchers parks and leagues. He was a top 100 prospect […]

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I’ll Be Rooting Hard For Michael Conforto

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
I’ll Be Rooting Hard For Michael Conforto

As you know by now, the New York Mets demoted struggling outfielder Michael Conforto to Triple-A Las Vegas on Saturday, and promoted outfielder Brandon Nimmo to the big league team. After rocketing through the system last year and breaking out with 12 doubles, nine home runs and a 132 OPS+ in 56 games, things deteriorated […]

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Jacob deGrom Tosses Eight Scoreless In No-Decision

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Tosses Eight Scoreless In No-Decision

New York Mets pitcher, Jacob deGrom pitched a great game Saturday night in the team’s 1-0 defeat of the Atlanta Braves in extra-innings. Jake was as deGrominant as he had ever been so far this season in his longest start of the 2016 campaign. He went eight innings while not allowing a run to Atlanta. […]

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The Good, The Bad And De Aza

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
The Good, The Bad And De Aza

What a great night for the New York Mets who outlasted the Atlanta Braves in a thrilling 1-0 extra-innings win. The game itself was a classic pitching duel between two great young starters in Jacob deGrom and Julio Teheran. And it was former Brave Kelly Johnson who would provide the big hit – a clutch […]

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Kelly Johnson Homers Late As Mets Beat Braves 1-0 In Extras

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Homers Late As Mets Beat Braves 1-0 In Extras

The New York Mets (40-33) defeated the Atlanta Braves (25-49) by a score of 1-0 tonight at Turner Field. With the win and a Nationals loss, the Mets now find themselves just 2.0 games out of first place. Pitching: Jacob deGrom toed the rubber for the Mets tonight, and pitched another gutsy performance, but was […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:15 PM

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:15 PM

Saturday, June 25, 2016 • 7:15 p.m. Turner Field • Atlanta, GA RHP Jacob deGrom (3-4, 2.96) vs. RHP Julio Teheran (3-7, 2.66) FOX • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Holy Toledo, the Mets beat the Braves! Matz was doing well through the first four innings but fell apart in the 5th and […]

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