Banged Up Mets Fall Flat, Lose To Phillies 5-1

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Banged Up Mets Fall Flat, Lose To Phillies 5-1

The New York Mets (66-64) were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies (60-70) by a score of 5-1 at Citi Field Sunday afternoon. Pitching: Robert Gsellman was on the mound for the Mets today making his first ever career start and he was very good before running into trouble late in the game.  Gsellman had only […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Leaves Game With Sore Knee

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Asdrubal Cabrera Leaves Game With Sore Knee

Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera left Sunday’s game against the Phillies in the first inning with what the team is calling a sore left knee. Cabrera had an issue with the same knee last month and missed three weeks with a strained patellar tendon. Cabrera was injured when he collided with Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph after bunting for […]

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

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

Sunday, August 28, 2016 • 1:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Vince Velasquez (8-6, 4.31) vs. RHP Robert Gsellman (1-0, 0.00) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets have now won 6 of their last 7 games and look to sweep the Phillies today in Queens. Yesterday, after falling […]

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Kelly Johnson Provides Yet Another Big Pinch-Hit for the Mets

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Kelly Johnson Provides Yet Another Big Pinch-Hit for the Mets

Kelly Johnson just always seems to have a knack for getting some clutch hits for this team. Saturday night was no different, putting the final dagger into the Phillies in a 12-1 blowout. Johnson would be called upon to pinch-hit for Noah Syndergaard with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning. He […]

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Syndergaard Has Put Second-Half Struggles Behind Him

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Syndergaard Has Put Second-Half Struggles Behind Him

Over his last two starts, Noah Syndergaard has begun to show us yet again the dominant pitcher he can be. This new string of exquisite pitching is coming at just the right time as the Mets attempt to make a run at a playoff spot. It was a booming night for the Mets, defeating the […]

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Rafael Montero Will Start On Monday

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Rafael Montero Will Start On Monday

The Mets announced after their win on Saturday night that Rafael Montero will make the start in place of Jacob deGrom on Monday. He’s been much better since being sent to Binghamton, going 4-2 with a 1.70 ERA and 1.09 WHIP in eight starts. He hasn’t allowed a run in his last two starts which […]

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Mets Homer Four Times; Rout Phils 12-1 To Take Series

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Mets Homer Four Times; Rout Phils 12-1 To Take Series

The New York Mets (66-63) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (59-70) by a score of 12-1 tonight at Citi Field. The Cardinals were also defeated tonight, so the Mets pull to within 2.5 games of the second wild card spot. Pitching:  Noah Syndergaard was magnificent for the Amazin’s tonight, firing seven dominant innings, allowing just one […]

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Ruggiano Back on DL with Sore Shoulder, T.J. Rivera Recalled

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Ruggiano Back on DL with Sore Shoulder, T.J. Rivera Recalled

The New York Mets have placed outfielder Justin Ruggiano on the disabled list after he aggravated the left shoulder injury he suffered last month. Mets manager Terry Collins said the team had no sense of when he would be able to return. Ruggiano was hitting .333 with two home runs and seven RBIs in eight games. To […]

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Jay Bruce Out Of Lineup vs RHP, Manager Cites Mental Break

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Jay Bruce Out Of Lineup vs RHP, Manager Cites Mental Break

A day after striking out four times against the Phillies on Friday night, right fielder Jay Bruce is out of the lineup even though there’s a right-hander on the mound. Terry Collins told reporters at Citi Field that he wanted to give Bruce a day off primarily to clear his head, but that his calf […]

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

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

Saturday, August 27, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Jeremy Hellickson (10-7, 3.60) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (11-7, 2.61) PIX11 • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets have now won 4 of their last 5 games after taking the series in St. Louis and the opener last night […]

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The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

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The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

One of the now forgotten storylines of the early part of the 2016 season for the Mets, was their futility against left-handed pitching. During their careers, both Curtis Granderson and Lucas Duda have mostly struggled against them, effectively neutralizing two of the team’s best bats in the lineup. Terry Collins ices a third when he refuses […]

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