Mets Muscle Their Way To 7-4 Win Over Marlins

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Mets Muscle Their Way To 7-4 Win Over Marlins

The New York Mets (68-64) defeated the Miami Marlins (67-65) by a score of 7-4 at Citi Field Tuesday evening and pull ahead of them in the Wild Card standings.. Pitching: Seth Lugo was on the mound for the Mets tonight and what more can you say about these Mets fill-in starters?   Seth Lugo gave […]

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Back Pain Continues To Plague Walker, Collins Very Concerned

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Back Pain Continues To Plague Walker, Collins Very Concerned

Manager Terry Collins told reporters at Citi Field on Tuesday that second baseman Neil Walker will need to rest his back every few games whenever he eventually returns to the lineup. He is out of the starting lineup for a third consecutive game tonight. Without providing any specifics, Collins cautioned that it’s possible Walker could […]

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Mets Announce Two-Year Extension With Las Vegas 51s

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Mets Announce Two-Year Extension With Las Vegas 51s

The Las Vegas 51s of the Pacific Coast League and the New York Mets announced today a two-year extension of their Player Development Contract (PDC), maintaining the two teams’ affiliation through the 2018 season. The 51s and Mets originally signed the PDC on September 17, 2012 and then renewed on August 28, 2014. Las Vegas is […]

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Matz Scratched From Thursday Start

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Matz Scratched From Thursday Start

Steven Matz‘s left shoulder impingement will keep him on the DL for the time being, meaning his start scheduled for Thursday is a no-go, he told reporters this afternoon. Matz said he felt discomfort in his throwing session yesterday and told the coaching staff. He says doctors have found no structural damage within the shoulder, just […]

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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

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Tom Koehler (9-9, 3.85) vs. RHP Seth Lugo (1-2, 2.51) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Cespedes the hero! The Mets started a critical series with the Marlins last night and with the game tied heading into the 10th […]

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An Electifying Jose Reyes Proving All His Detractors Wrong

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An Electifying Jose Reyes Proving All His Detractors Wrong

Last week, I wrote about the three keys to the Mets staking a claim to a playoff spot; continued excellence from the rotation and bullpen, a healthy Yoenis Cespedes and the difference-maker Jose Reyes. I wrote: “The addition of Jose Reyes has given the team the speed and prototypical leadoff hitter they’ve lacked all year long and […]

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Mets Banking That Extra Rest Will Right Jacob deGrom

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Mets Banking That Extra Rest Will Right Jacob deGrom

Jacob deGrom didn’t start last night because GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins believe he’s been off his last two starts – 13 runs on 25 hits – due to fatigue. Let’s hope they are right, because if it is anything else the Mets might be sunk. It’s staggering to think any pitcher could […]

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Rotation Realignment: DeGrom Will Start Friday, Syndergaard Pushed To Saturday

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Rotation Realignment: DeGrom Will Start Friday, Syndergaard 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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Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

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Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is hearing that RHP Logan Verrett will likely be recalled by the Mets to replace RHP Rafael Montero who was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas after last night’s game. The Mets added Montero to the 25-man roster for Monday’s start in place of Jacob deGrom and tossed five scoreless […]

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Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

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Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

Yoenis Cespedes set Citi Field on fire with a walk off homerun in the bottom of the 10th to bring the New York Mets even with the slumping Miami Marlins in the Wild Card standings, just 2.5 games behind the front-running St. Louis Cardinals. Returning to the line-up after missing Sunday’s painful loss, Cespedes and […]

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Josh Smoker Earns First Career Win

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Josh Smoker Earns First Career Win

In what undoubtedly was the biggest game of Josh Smoker‘s young major league career, he excelled. Smoker was called upon to pitch in the top of the 10th inning in a 1-1 ballgame that the Mets needed to take in the worst way. Smoker would have a great inning, retiring the Marlins in order. The […]

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