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Jacob deGrom Earns NL Player Of The Week Honors

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Earns NL Player Of The Week Honors

Mets rookie right-hander Jacob deGrom was awarded the NL Player of the Week Award in the NL for last week. deGrom shared the honor with Marlins closed Steve Cishek. The 26-year old deGrom went 2-0 with a 0.68 ERA in two starts last week. He struck out 11 and walked just three in 13.1 innings […]

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Di-JEST: The MMO Chat You Missed

An article by posted on July 27, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: The MMO Chat You Missed

OK.  Truth be told you didn’t miss this Mets Merized chat on account of the fact that it never happened.  Here’s the back-story. I’m a sucker for online chats and read them at MLB Trade Rumors, Baseball Prospectus, FanGraphs, and wherever else I stumble upon them.   I don’t know why I bother since I rarely […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Brewers 2

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Brewers 2

Bang… Bang… Boom!!! The Mets delighted fans on Friday night, with a thrilling come from behind win to even up the series against the Brewers.  Yovani Gallardo had the Mets searching for answers all night until the ninth when Brewers brought in K-Rod.  Murphy led the inning off with a double and later came in […]

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Who would you protect if there was another expansion draft?

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Who would you protect if there was another expansion draft?

Thanks to this post on reddit, the writers over at Beyond the Box Score came up with the idea of conducting a mock expansion draft. That means, as a first step, for all 30 teams, each writer needs to select the list of 15 players they would protect as acting general manager. Any player left off […]

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Are Gee’s Struggles Because of Mechanics?

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Are Gee’s Struggles Because of Mechanics?

Dillon Gee has made three starts since returning from the disabled list, and after last night’s beating at the hands of the Brewers, two of them have been bad. In his past two starts, Gee has allowed ten earned runs over ten innings, struggling to keep the ball in the ballpark, having allowed three home […]

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Di-Jest: Wilpons Hatch Plan For Bogus Wright Retirement Tour

An article by posted on July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Di-Jest: Wilpons Hatch Plan For Bogus Wright Retirement Tour

The crack investigative unit here at MMO has uncovered a cynical plot developed by Jeff Wilpon with the approval of Papa Fred and Uncle (“Can I sell yet?”) Saul. The younger Wilpon has become envious of what the Yankees, another team on the down slide, have done during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Last year […]

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10 Years In: What is David Wright’s Legacy?

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
10 Years In: What is David Wright’s Legacy?

Believe it or not, today marks the 10th anniversary of David Wright’s Major League debut. As we reach this milestone, it is an appropriate time to assess his legacy with the team. Selected during the supplemental round of the 2001 amateur draft (20 picks after Aaron Heilman if you can believe it), David Wright served […]

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Wheeler Shines In Mets Loss

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Shines In Mets Loss

There weren’t many positives to come out of the Mets 2-1 loss to the Pardes on Sunday, except for how Zack Wheeler shined. For the fourth straight game the right hander registered a quality start, throwing six strong innings, while only allowing one run. Unfortunately for Wheeler, he was subjected to another poor offensive performance by his teammates. Wheeler has […]

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Mets Turning Point: D’Arnaud Makes Padres Pay

An article by posted on July 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Turning Point: D’Arnaud Makes Padres Pay

It seemed like the Mets were going to cruise through the Padres in their first game back.  Travis d’Arnaud began the scoring as he singled in Granderson in the top of the first and later scoring on a Juan Lagares single giving the Mets an early 3-0 lead.   After the Mets scored another run […]

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Syndergaard Admits He’s Not Ready, Has Work To Do

An article by posted on July 19, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Admits He’s Not Ready, Has Work To Do

Noah Syndergaard admitted that he doesn’t deserve to pitch for the Mets right now and that it goes beyond his 5.74 ERA this season for Triple-A Las Vegas. In an interview with Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal, the young right-hander said he’s had to do a lot of growing up, believing he was […]

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Breaking Down the Remaining July Schedule

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Breaking Down the Remaining July Schedule

The All-Star Break is over and the hunt for the playoffs is just starting to get exciting. The Mets sit at 45-50, but their last ten games (8-2) going into the break has injected confidence into an often pessimistic fan base. In these ten games, Mets pitching has recorded a 2.74 ERA, while in the […]

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