Di-JEST: Mets Float Opt-Out of All-Star Game Plan

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Di-JEST: Mets Float Opt-Out of All-Star Game Plan

Let’s face it fellow Mets fans, there was one brief moment this year when the team looked ‘not awful’ and almost promising. And that time came just a week and a half before the mid season classic, the annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game. As usual the Mets landed one pity player on the team […]

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Keep Murphy As Super Utility Player?

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Keep Murphy As Super Utility Player?

Wait, what? That’s exactly what Joel Sherman of the New York Post suggests the Mets do with Daniel Murphy next season. The Mets should pay Murphy roughly $8 million to be a utility man next year, or really a super-utility man. Their defenseless version of Ben Zobrist. His reasoning is that a team that already struggles […]

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Juan Lagares Named ESPN Defensive Player of the Month

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Juan Lagares Named ESPN Defensive Player of the Month

Juan Lagares has been named the ESPN Defensive Player of the Month for August. Previously won by players like Pablo Sandoval, Jason Heyward and Troy Tulowitzki, Lagares joins the ranks of Major League Baseball’s elite defensive players. Adam Rubin reported that Baseball Tonight analyst and former major leauger Doug Glanville described Lagares as having the […]

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Mets Infield Defense Has Become A Major Liability

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Mets Infield Defense Has Become A Major Liability

Generally speaking, the closer a game is to little league level, the harder it is to watch. You remember those days growing up and playing baseball all spring, summer and fall long. There were those games each and every season when things just got away. They almost always involved a play in which someone turned […]

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Dilson Herrera Homers and Triples As Impressive Debut Continues

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Dilson Herrera Homers and Triples As Impressive Debut Continues

Second baseman Dilson Herrera had a big day at the plate on Monday against the Miami Marlins. Herrera blasted a solo home run, his first, against Henderson Alvarez in the third. Then he lined a two-run triple against Sam Dyson in the sixth. Herrera, 20, did commit two errors, giving him three in four games. […]

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Mets Promote Conforto, Rosario, Urena To Savannah

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Mets Promote Conforto, Rosario, Urena To Savannah

The Mets have promoted outfielder Michael Conforto to Single-A Savannah as the Sand Gnats head to the playoffs. Joining the 2014 first-rounder will be his Brooklyn Cyclones teammates shortstop Amed Rosario and third baseman Jhoan Urena. Conforto batted .331/.403/ .448 with three home runs, 10 doubles, 30 runs and 19 RBI in 42 games with […]

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Prospect Watch: Molina’s Secondary Pitches, Rosario’s Improving Approach

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Prospect Watch: Molina’s Secondary Pitches, Rosario’s Improving Approach

Saturday night I had the pleasure of catching a game between two of the New York Penn League’s best teams, the Tri City Valley Cats and the Mets’ own Brooklyn Cyclones. Let me tell you MMO, we can begin to get excited about a couple farmhands on that roster, specifically Marcos Molina and Amed Rosario. […]

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Cyclones Eliminated As Playoff Hopes Went Down to the Wire

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Cyclones Eliminated As Playoff Hopes Went Down to the Wire

Beginning the last day of the season, the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Connecticut Tigers were locked in a tie for the only New York-Penn League Wild Card slot.  Connecticut held the tiebreaker, meaning Brooklyn needed both a win and a Tiger loss to make it to the playoffs.  The dust finally settled three hours after […]

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MMO Game Recap: Marlins 9, Mets 6

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MMO Game Recap: Marlins 9, Mets 6

The Mets (64-74) lost to the Miami Marlins (67-69) this afternoon by a score of 9-6. What you should know: Giancarlo Stanton got the Marlins on the board first this afternoon as he rocketed his 34th home run of the year over the left field fence to give the Marlins an early 1-0 lead in […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:10 PM

The Mets open a three game series against the Marlins beginning with a Labor Day matchup in Miami at 1:10 PM. Zack Wheeler  (9-9, 3.44) starts for the Mets, while Henderson Alvarez (10-6, 2.75) pitches for the Marlins. Bobby Parnell says he won’t throw off a mound until after Christmas. He will remain in Florida through the Winter rehabbing and […]

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