Amazin’ Moments: Rusty and the Rundown

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Amazin’ Moments: Rusty and the Rundown

Here’s an Amazin’ Moment I won’t soon forget because it involves one of my favorite Mets of bygone days, Rusty Staub. During his first go-round with the Mets, Rusty provided more in the way of consistent offense and heady play than fans had come to expect from a Mets team that relied primarily on the […]

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ICYMI: Alderson Characterizes Trade Market As Thin, But Willing To Overpay

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ICYMI: Alderson Characterizes Trade Market As Thin, But Willing To Overpay

During Friday  afternoon’s press conference at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson said he continues to look externally to find some help for the offense. “I would characterize us as somewhat aggressive. I’m prepared to overpay but there has to be something to overpay for.” It sounds like the team has only enough resources to add one […]

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Matz’s Debut A Day To Remember

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Matz’s Debut A Day To Remember

Between his 7.2 very solid innings, six strikeouts, three hits and four RBIs, Steven Matz‘s debut proved to be worth the wait. Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2009 MLB Draft, Matz did not make it to a professional mound until 2012 due to complications following Tommy John surgery. Eventually battling back to debut […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Why Hasn’t Sandy Made a Trade Yet?

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MMO Fan Shot: Why Hasn’t Sandy Made a Trade Yet?

An MMO Fan Shot by Gregg Cambareri It’s no secret that pressure on the Mets front office has significantly increased since their abysmal 1-7 road trip. It’s left fans, bloggers, and media members calling for “something” to get done. The offense is nearly nonexistent, the defense inconsistent, and a league leading 14 players on the […]

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Steven Matz MLB Debut Report Card

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Steven Matz MLB Debut Report Card

Stat Line:  7.2 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 6 K, 3 BB Yesterday afternoon, Mets fans excitedly tuned in to watch the much anticipated Major League debut for Long Island native and top prospect left-handed pitcher Steven Matz.  In this article, I will touch upon the quality of movement within Matz pitches, high level of […]

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Dodgers and Cubs Expressing Interest In Mets’ LHP Jon Niese

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Dodgers and Cubs Expressing Interest In Mets’ LHP Jon Niese

June 29 A couple of days after reporting that the Chicago Cubs had some interest in Jon Niese, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports adds that the Los Angeles Dodgers have also expressed interest in acquiring the Mets lefthander. Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times wrote last week that Dodgers GM Andrew Friedman and his front […]

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Finally, Flores and Tejada Played At Their Best Defensive Positions

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Finally, Flores and Tejada Played At Their Best Defensive Positions

Better late than never? After nearly three months as the Mets’ everyday shortstop, Wilmer Flores started at second base on Sunday, and wouldn’t you know it, he looked great. Last week, Terry Collins told reporters he was coming around on moving Flores to second, after weeks and weeks of resisting it for fear of hurting […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Recker Ties Game In 9th, Cessa Sparkles

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Mets Minor League Recap: Recker Ties Game In 9th, Cessa Sparkles

  Las Vegas (45-32) 4, Sacramento 3 F/10 Walk-Off After scoring 33 runs in their last three games the 51′s were being held scoreless until the bottom of the the 9th when Wilfredo Tovar led off the inning with a single and moved to 3rd on a pick-off attempt error. Brooks Conrad came up after […]

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Steven Matz Electrifying In Historic MLB Debut

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Steven Matz Electrifying In Historic MLB Debut

Making his major league debut, Steven Matz was spectacular. He fired 7.2 solid innings while allowing just two runs on two solo home runs. With his explosive mid 90′s fastball and devastating curve, Matz’s stuff was electrifying. He kept the Reds’ lineup off-balance all day, and he was able to remain poised and focused after […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Reds 2 (Game 2)

An article by posted on June 28, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Reds 2 (Game 2)

The Mets (39-37) completed the sweep of the Cincinnati Reds (34-39) this evening at Citi Field by a score of 7-2. Brandon Phillips hit a lead off home run for the Reds off of Steven Matz, who was making his major league debut for the Mets today. It would turn out to be just a […]

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