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Amazin’ Again: This Was Never Supposed To Happen

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Again: This Was Never Supposed To Happen

This was never supposed to happen. The 2015 Washington Nationals are one year removed from a 96-win season and an NL East crown by 17.0 games. The Mets, meanwhile, could not muster 80 wins and tied for second place. The Nationals were the new kings of the NL East — and the Mets? Irrelevant for […]

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Familia’s Unique Grip Working Wonders

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Familia’s Unique Grip Working Wonders

Whatever you want to call Jeurys Familia‘s new pitch, there is no denying that it works. A recent piece by Andy Martino of the Daily News detailed the backstory behind Familia’s new pitch and it might shed a little light on why it is coming in at such a high velocity. In the days since, […]

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Mets Minors: Mets Are Sending Three Players To The AFL

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Mets Are Sending Three Players To The AFL

No pun intended, but here’s a minor note for those of you who were interested in Mets players ticketed for the Arizona Fall League. The Mets official website notes that three players are headed to the AFL once the Minor League seasons end: Jeff McNeil, Beck Wheeler, and Mickey Jannis. The Mets will name four […]

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The New and Improved Michael Cuddyer

An article by posted on August 31, 2015 0 Comments
The New and Improved Michael Cuddyer

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Michael Cuddyer. You may recognize the name from someone you knew back in June or July, but this is in fact somebody else entirely. It appears that a 3-week-long DL stint was exactly what Michael Cuddyer needed to finally get his season on track. During Sunday’s 5-4 win against the Boston […]

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An MMO Original: 5 Keys To Unlocking The Mets’ Postseason Dreams

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: 5 Keys To Unlocking The Mets’ Postseason Dreams

Starting Pitching Well this is about as obvious as they come; the New York Mets starting pitching is essentially to a successful stretch run.  The starting rotation ranks 3rd in the National League in ERA with a 3.26. Jacob deGrom has been nothing short of fantastic and is a serious contender to win NL Cy Young. […]

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An MMO Original: The Mets’ Greatest Remaining Weaknesses

An article by posted on August 9, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: The Mets’ Greatest Remaining Weaknesses

The Mets are hot. There’s no denying that. But that is precisely why it’s time to play the Devil’s advocate; this whole “score 8 runs per game, make Terry look like a genius, do no wrong” type of play isn’t likely to show up in every one of the 53 games left in the regular […]

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A Brief Letter of Thanks to Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
A Brief Letter of Thanks to Sandy Alderson

Dear Mr. Alderson, I would genuinely like to thank you for quite literally just doing something; actually, as of Monday, July 27, two somethings. Though there are certainly more impactful hitters around the league than Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe, it is refreshing to see that you’re at least now beginning to patch up the […]

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Mets Can Play to Strength of Schedule in August and September

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Can Play to Strength of Schedule in August and September

Coming out of the All Star break the Mets played what was undoubtedly their most difficult stretch of the season. A 10-game slate which included series with each of the division leaders in the National League. The Mets barely made it out of St. Louis winning their only game of the series during a Sunday […]

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Fulmer, Cecchini, and Nimmo: Building Blocks or Trade Chips?

An article by posted on July 22, 2015 0 Comments
Fulmer, Cecchini, and Nimmo: Building Blocks or Trade Chips?

As we approach the trade deadline, Mets prospects such as Michael Fulmer, Gavin Cecchini, and Brandon Nimmo have been swirling in rumors. Fortunately for me, during my visit to New Britain Stadium Wednesday afternoon, all these players were in the game. Gavin was starting at shortstop, batting 2nd. Brandon was in the lineup, too, playing […]

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Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

I wanted to update this excellent post by Christina with the news that outfield prospect Michael Conforto was just named the Eastern League Player of the Week. Conforto, 22, went 7-for-16 (.438) with two home runs, three RBI, and three runs scored in four games this past week, and that was after an impressive performance at […]

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