Wilmer Flores Done For The Season

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Wilmer Flores Done For The Season

Over and Out for Wilmer Flores After the Friday night’s 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, Terry Collins told reporters that Wilmer Flores attempted to swing the bat today but it did not go well. Presumably, Flores’ season is finished, and he will not be available for the postseason.  ”I don’t think you think you’ll see him,” […]

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Gsellman, Bruce Propel Mets to 5-1 Victory as Mets Magic Number Shrinks to One!

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Gsellman, Bruce Propel Mets to 5-1 Victory as Mets Magic Number Shrinks to One!

The New York Mets (86-74) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (70-90) by a score of 5-1 at Citizens Bank Park Friday evening.  With the win, the Mets magic number is down to one.  If the Cardinals lose tonight the Mets are in the playoffs.  If the Cardinals and Giants lose tonight the Mets will secure home […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

Friday, September 30, 2016 • 7:05 p.m. Citizens Bank Park • Philadelphia, PA RHP Robert Gsellman (3-2, 2.56) vs. RHP Alec Asher (2-0, 1.66) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Cardinals and Giants both won on the Mets off day, so the race for the Wild Card just got a little […]

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Can The Mets Win The World Series Against All Odds?

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Can The Mets Win The World Series Against All Odds?

Slugger Jay Bruce picked a perfect time to be swinging a hot bat again. The all-star outfielder has been mired in an offensive slump since being acquired from the Reds at the trade deadline. But that has changed in the last few weeks. Bruce has been on a tear as we inch closer to securing a National […]

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Roberto Clemente: The Legend Behind the Award

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Roberto Clemente: The Legend Behind the Award

Throughout Baseball’s glorious history there have been hundreds of players idolized in their hometown. Occasionally, but seldom, does a player come along whose greatness extends beyond the city where they play. And then there’s Roberto Clemente, the first ballplayer to be revered on two continents. On the final day of the 1972 season, September 30th, […]

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MLB Needs To Immediately Review End of Game Plays

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MLB Needs To Immediately Review End of Game Plays

Last night, Yadier Molina hit a game winning walk-off double scoring Matt Carpenter from first base to keep the Cardinals Wild Card hopes alive and well. There was just one teensy little problem. The umpires blew the call. Molina’s double hopped the fence and hit the back wall meaning the umpires should have ruled it […]

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Mets Sticking to Originally Planned Weekend Rotation

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Mets Sticking to Originally Planned Weekend Rotation

With Bartolo Colon only lasting 2.1 innings and only having thrown 47 pitches in his start on Monday against the Marlins, the Mets had originally flirted with bringing Colon back on Friday to pitch on short rest. The benefit of his pitching on Friday meant that he would be on his regular rest in case […]

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With Lower Expectations, Mets Became More Entertaining

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With Lower Expectations, Mets Became More Entertaining

Mets fans are not exactly known for being passive when it comes to our team. Just about every game over the marathon of a season is discussed, analyzed and scurtinized like its Game 7 of the World Series. That pressure is amplified when the Mets are in the final days of a tight playoff race. […]

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Gsellman and Lugo Have Helped Catapult the Mets

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Gsellman and Lugo Have Helped Catapult the Mets

From panic city to being on the verge of winning the top Wild Card spot and home field advantage. Rookie pitchers, Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo have helped to carry the Mets since their promotions to the big league club. As injuries brought down star pitchers Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Has Carried the Mets Offense

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Asdrubal Cabrera Has Carried the Mets Offense

When the Mets signed Asdrubal Cabrera this past offseason to a two-year $18.5 million deal with an option for a third year, not too many people thought much of it. Some went on to complain that it was an unnecessary signing and the Mets should have just used the money to secure Yoenis Cespedes at […]

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Good Fundies Episode 23: The Circle of Trust

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Good Fundies Episode 23:  The Circle of Trust

In the regular season finale of Good Fundies, Brian and Roger have a pleasant discourse over which Met would do best in a debate. Then they set the Mets’ wild card game roster (no jinx!) for Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson before figuring out who made Terry’s “circle of trust” and will come out of […]

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