Rob Costello

I'm a journalism/communication major at George Washington University with dreams of becoming a sports writer one day. Born in Forest Hills and lucky enough to have a diehard fan for a father, naturally I've been watching and rooting for the Mets my entire life. My favorite player of all-time is Mike Piazza, but Matt Harvey is quickly catching up. I also write baseball blogs for Fanonomics.com. Follow me @RobCostello_MMO.

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Bullpen Solid As Mets Grab 6-5 Victory Against Marlins

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments

Jeremy Hefner and the Mets turned things around tonight as they scrapped out a 6-5 victory over a red-hot Marlins’ squad. The Mets got the scoring started in the top of the third. Anthony Recker singled, followed by an Omar Quintanilla single. After Hefner failed to get a bunt down, Eric Young Jr. grounded out […]

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Mets Waste Another Harvey Gem In 2-1 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Waste Another Harvey Gem In 2-1 Loss To Nats

What a difference a few hours makes. Matt Harvey toed the rubber and allowed no earned runs in eight innings tonight, but as we’ve come to expect, the run support was not there and the Mets dropped a heartbreaker 2-1. The game was quiet for three innings, but Josh Satin got it going in the top of […]

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Mejia Shines In 11-0 Win, Mets Take BP In First Game Of Doubleheader

An article by posted on July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mejia Shines In 11-0 Win, Mets Take BP In First Game Of Doubleheader

The Mets’ bats were on fire and Jenrry Mejia was dominant in his debut today as the Mets took the first game of the doubleheader, 11-0, and crept even closer to the .500 mark, as well as a second place spot in the standings. The Amazins struck just seven pitches into the game when Daniel Murphy […]

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Eric Young Jr. Is A Class Act

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Is A Class Act

So, this morning Eric Young Jr. tweeted this about the unfortunate play that resulted in a broken ankle for Tim Hudson who is now out for the season: For ppl who think I would purposely try 2 hurt someone,& felt they needed to say that 2 me…I will continue 2 pray for u as well.#godbless — Eric […]

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Gee Shines, But Mets Drop An Absolute Heartbreaker

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Gee Shines, But Mets Drop An Absolute Heartbreaker

The Mets fought valiantly tonight, but it was not to be as Julio Teheran and Dillon Gee engaged in a great pitcher’s duel which saw Gee flirt with a no-hit bid. After both Teheran and Gee traded zeroes through the first three and a half frames, the Amazins’ struck first in the bottom of the […]

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Featured Post: The Case For Not Trading Bobby Parnell

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Case For Not Trading Bobby Parnell

The Case For Keeping Bobby Parnell Recently, a quick Google search of “Bobby Parnell trade” will bring you links to dozens of people calling for Parnell to be shopped for young outfield help, in particular Nick Castellanos of the Tigers. The cases for dealing Parnell usually include one or more of the following arguments; am […]

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Sights From the 2013 All-Star Game

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Sights From the 2013 All-Star Game

I was lucky enough to score some tickets to the game last night. Let me say that it was a baseball atmosphere unlike any other I’ve ever been in. I don’t care if you’re a Yankee fan, Brave fan, Philly fan, Tokyo Giant fan, or any other fan, but if you consider yourself a baseball […]

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Hawkins Was Unavailable Due To “Triceps Issue”

An article by posted on July 13, 2013 0 Comments
Hawkins Was Unavailable Due To “Triceps Issue”

For those wondering why Gonzalez Germen was the go-to guy in Friday’s extra-innings frenzy, LaTroy Hawkins was unavailable due to a “triceps issue”. According to ESPN’s Adam Rubin: “Collins said the 40-year-old Hawkins has been battling the issue since going two innings and registering an uncharacteristically high 94-95 mph on the radar gun in a […]

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Hefner Shines But Bucs Prevail In Extra-Inning Heartbreaker

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner Shines But Bucs Prevail In Extra-Inning Heartbreaker

Pedro Alvarez Homers In Pirates 3-2 Win  In front of a full house tonight at beautiful PNC Park, we were treated to a good, old fashioned (and quite frankly unexpected) pitcher’s duel between Jeremy Hefner and Charlie Morton, as the Mets battled the Pirates to open up their last set before the All-Star break. The […]

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Patience is Key in Dealing With Niese

An article by posted on July 10, 2013 0 Comments
Patience is Key in Dealing With Niese

The Mets got some great news Monday when the team announced that MRI results on Jon Niese showed that there was no structural damage in his shoulder besides some ordinary wear and tear. Once you start delving into the world of tears in rotator cuffs, no matter how small, you’re headed into some dangerous territory. Niese was […]

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