Rob Piersall

Rob Piersall is currently a fourth-year student at SUNY New Paltz, studying journalism with a minor in communications, as well as writing for the school's newspaper, The Oracle. A Mets fan since the age of six in 2001, Rob is a senior staff writer and editor here at MMO, and has also been doing game recaps the past three seasons. Rob's favorite thing is reporting breaking Mets news and transactions. 2017 will be our year. LGM.

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Spring Training Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 6

An article by posted on 25/02/2017 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 6

The Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals today at First Data Field in their second day of action this spring by a score of 8-6. Pitching: Sean Gilmartin toed the rubber for the Mets this afternoon, tossing two innings, allowing one run on a big fly from Bryce Harper. Logan Taylor was next in […]

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Statcast: Mets Pitching Staff Projected To Throw Hardest In MLB

An article by posted on 18/02/2017 0 Comments
Statcast: Mets Pitching Staff Projected To Throw Hardest In MLB

It doesn’t come as a surprise when you have guys like Noah Syndergaard throwing 100 MPH gas with regularity, but the Mets as a whole possess the hardest fastballs in the MLB, according to Statcast. Last season, the Mets averaged 93.6 MPH on their fastballs which ranked third in the MLB. They go into this […]

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Sandy Alderson On Expectations, Terry Collins, NL East

An article by posted on 13/02/2017 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson On Expectations, Terry Collins, NL East

Mets GM Sandy Alderson did an exclusive Q&A with the New York Post‘s Steve Serby recently, and talked about his expectations for the 2017 season, manager Terry Collins and the National League East (specifically the Nationals) among other things relevant to the state of the Mets. Alderson said that he thinks the team will perform […]

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Alderson: “Harvey Has Been Working Hard And Throwing”

An article by posted on 12/02/2017 0 Comments
Alderson: “Harvey Has Been Working Hard And Throwing”

Mets GM Sandy Alderson recently spoke with Steve Serby of the New York Post, and talked about the state of the Mets and its players going into the 2017 season, including thoughts on right-hander Matt Harvey. Harvey, 28 in March, is coming off a shortened season in which he pitched to a 4-10 record with […]

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Alderson On Cespedes: “He Has a Flair That People Have Come To Appreciate”

An article by posted on 12/02/2017 0 Comments
Alderson On Cespedes: “He Has a Flair That People Have Come To Appreciate”

In an exclusive interview with Mets GM Sandy Alderson conducted by Steve Serby of the New York Post, Alderson touched base on a variety of topics surrounding the Mets going into the new season, including his thoughts on freshly-signed slugger Yoenis Cespedes. “I think just the way in which he approaches each game. He has […]

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Mets Designate Ty Kelly For Assignment

An article by posted on 09/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets Designate Ty Kelly For Assignment

The Mets announced on Thursday that infielder Ty Kelly has been designated for assignment in order to make room on the 40-man roster for lefty Jerry Blevins, whose one-year deal became official today. Kelly, 28, was originally drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 13th round of the 2009 first-year player draft, but didn’t break […]

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Wilmer Flores Will Earn $2.2 Million After Winning Arbitration Case

An article by posted on 04/02/2017 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Will Earn $2.2 Million After Winning Arbitration Case

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag on Twitter, Wilmer Flores won his arbitration case against the Mets on Saturday, and will earn $2.2 million this season, $400K more than the Mets’ offer of $1.8 million dollars. Flores, 25, is the first Met since Oliver Perez in 2008 to go before an arbitration hearing, and […]

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Mets Willing To Do Two Years For Blevins

An article by posted on 29/01/2017 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Do Two Years For Blevins

According to MLB Insider Andy Martino on Twitter, the Mets are comfortable with giving free agent LHP Jerry Blevins a two-year deal. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays are also said to have interest in the reliever, whose price tag is something along the lines of two-years and $12 million overall. As well […]

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Boras Believes Conforto Should Start Season In Majors

An article by posted on 28/01/2017 0 Comments
Boras Believes Conforto Should Start Season In Majors

The Mets have a glut of outfielders and that doesn’t appear to be changing any time soon with the news from earlier this week that the team intends to start the season with Jay Bruce as their starting right fielder. Scott Boras, Michael Conforto‘s agent, disagrees with the notion that his client could potentially start […]

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Mets Inform Bruce He Will Be Everyday Right Fielder

An article by posted on 24/01/2017 0 Comments
Mets Inform Bruce He Will Be Everyday Right Fielder

According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post on Twitter, the Mets now plan to keep Jay Bruce and have informed him he will be their everyday right fielder. Bruce, 30 in April, was acquired by the Mets from the Reds in exchange for infielder Dilson Herrera at this past season’s non-waiver trade deadline […]

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