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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 1

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 1

The packed stadium was now empty. The dressings of Opening Day gone. Day turned to night. And the Mets still in search of their 2014 offense. For the first time since 2005, the Mets will start the season 0-2. Also, for the first time since 1997, they start the season 0-2 at home. The Nationals […]

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Niese Sharp In Final Tuneup Before April 6 Start

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Sharp In Final Tuneup Before April 6 Start

April 1 update by Joe D. Jon Niese threw 4.2 innings in a simulated game in Port St. Lucie tonight, allowing four runs (two earned) while walking one and striking out four. He threw 49 of 76 pitches for strikes. This is the second minor league start since Niese received a cortisone shot in his […]

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A Long Crawl to Opening Day

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
A Long Crawl to Opening Day

In Frank Darabont’s The Shawshank Redemption, the main character, Andy Dufresne, played by Tim Robbins, uses a rock hammer and two decades of time to dig a tunnel from prison to freedom. After six long, winter months without Mets baseball, my Dad and I traveled five hours and ten minutes through a snowstorm, traffic, lost […]

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Collins Whiffed In Yesterday’s Bullpen Mismanagement

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Whiffed In Yesterday’s Bullpen Mismanagement

After watching mostly every game that Terry Collins has managed with the Mets, it has become more and more apparent that Collins is truly lacking good decision-making skills in regards to the bullpen. On Opening day the Mets are cruising. Up 4-2 in the 7th after putting up four runs against Stephen Strasburg. Dillon Gee pitched […]

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Opening Series Preview: Washington Nationals

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
Opening Series Preview: Washington Nationals

The long winter is over. It is Opening Day 2014! The Mets will begin their schedule playing host to the division rival Washington Nationals. A team that finished 2013 on a strong note, but still comes into the new season having something to prove to make up for an overall disappointing campaign. For the Mets, 2014 […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy: Boo Birds Please Stay Home Tomorrow

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy: Boo Birds Please Stay Home Tomorrow

Tomorrow at 1:10 p.m  a new season will start for the New York Mets. The new Mayor of New York City, Bill DiBlasio is set to throw out the first pitch. The National Anthem will be sung by local a cappella group, and the big highlight will be a tribute to Mets announcing great, Ralph […]

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Keith Law: D’Arnaud Will Be Rookie Of The Year

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Keith Law: D’Arnaud Will Be Rookie Of The Year

Yesterday, ESPN’s Keith Law released his annual predictions for the MLB season (Insider only). Included in those forecasts are his picks to win the major awards. Of all his selections, one will stick out to Mets fans. NL Rookie of the Year: Travis d’Arnaud As loaded as the AL rookie class is, the NL class is shallow, […]

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Collins, Alderson Comment On Dice-K Demotion

An article by posted on March 29, 2014 0 Comments
Collins, Alderson Comment On Dice-K Demotion

Update 6:30 PM Rubin (ESPN) was on-hand today when Manager Terry Collins and General Manager Sandy Alderson addressed the decision to demote Daisuke Matsuzaka and name Jenrry Mejia the fifth starter. Collins, who by most accounts was in the Dice-K camp, always favoring veterans, reacted emotionally. “There are some circumstances that are beyond all of […]

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Dice-K Wants To Be There On Opening Day

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Dice-K Wants To Be There On Opening Day

March 27 – 1:20 PM Update by David Conde Adam Rubin of ESPN New York writes that Daisuke Matsuzaka decided to weigh in on the decision the Mets made to pay him $100,000 rather than name him the fifth starter. Matsuzaka said he has learned since arriving in the United States for the 2007 season that stuff […]

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Black On Being Optioned To Minors: “I Didn’t See It Coming”

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Black On Being Optioned To Minors: “I Didn’t See It Coming”

Thoughts from Joe D. Reliever Vic Black has been optioned and will begin the season in Triple-A Las Vegas, the team announced via Twitter on Wednesday. “I didn’t see it coming, but I also couldn’t expect anything different really because what I did was struggle all spring,” Black said. “And that’s not what they’re trying to put together […]

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Spring Training Recap: Astros 9, Mets 6

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Astros 9, Mets 6

The Mets traveled to Kissimmee tonight to take on the Astros under the lights at Osceola County Stadium. Newly anointed Opening Day starter Dillon Gee squared off against veteran right-hander Scott Feldman. The game started as a pitchers duel, with both teams locked in a scoreless battle heading into the fifth inning. The Mets would […]

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