Brian Devine

Brian is a die-hard Mets fan and is a staff writer for Metsmerizedonline and Metsminors.net. Follow him on Twitter @briandevine16

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With Gee Rejoining Team On Saturday, Mets Leaning Toward Six-Man Rotation

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
With Gee Rejoining Team On Saturday, Mets Leaning Toward Six-Man Rotation

Manager Terry Collins left reporters at PNC Park with a strong impression that when Dillon Gee returns to the Mets tomorrow, that he will become part of a six-man rotation. It will allow the Mets to hold off making an immediate decision on what to do with rookie right-hander Noah Syndergaard. Additionally, it could provide […]

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Could Plawecki Stay On The Roster When d’Arnaud Returns?

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
Could Plawecki Stay On The Roster When d’Arnaud Returns?

With Travis d’Arnaud nearing a return from the disabled list, Terry Collins says that sending down Kevin Plawecki will be a hard decision. Even though Plawecki is batting only .205 with two home runs and 10 RBI during 21 games, Collins is impressed with how he has played defensively and handled the pitching staff. (Kristie […]

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Lucas Duda Keeps Getting Better, Has 1.207 OPS Against LHP

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Keeps Getting Better, Has 1.207 OPS Against LHP

After a breakout 2014 season where he hit 30 home runs, it wasn’t unrealistic to expect Lucas Duda to experience some regression. However, Duda is defying the odds again as he’s on pace for an even better season. With an incredible two home run performance yesterday, Duda is now batting .305 with 19 RBI and […]

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Syndergaard Glad Gomez Is Okay, Has No Desire To Go Back To Minors

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Glad Gomez Is Okay, Has No Desire To Go Back To Minors

Despite getting hit with a 97 MPH fastball by Noah Syndergaard, Carlos Gomez thankfully managed to avoid a serious injury. Syndergaard handled the situation professionally as he regained his composure to finish the inning. He also had an awesome exchange with Gomez after the game on Twitter. With Dillon Gee nearing a return to the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Brewers 7, Mets 0

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Brewers 7, Mets 0

The Mets lost to the Milwaukee Brewers tonight by a score of 7-0 at Citi Field. It is the Mets 5th consecutive loss. Offense: It was a lifeless effort by the Mets lineup, which has been one of the worst in the league during the month of May They were completely shutdown by Kyle Lohse, […]

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Lucas Duda Proving Doubters Wrong With Success Against Lefties

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Proving Doubters Wrong With Success Against Lefties

In yesterday’s start against Cub’s lefty Travis Wood, Lucas Duda continued to thrive against southpaws. Duda hit a double and a single in three at-bats off of Wood, who’s held left handed batters to a .216 average during his career. Duda now has his slash line up to .410/.452/.615 with two home runs against lefties […]

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Harvey Fine With Collins’ Decision To Pull Him In the 7th

An article by posted on May 14, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Fine With Collins’ Decision To Pull Him In the 7th

With the Mets dropping the first two games of the series against the Cubs, Matt Harvey responded by delivering an outstanding performance. Harvey tossed seven shutout innings while allowing only three hits and striking out nine batters. However, Harvey’s dominant effort wasn’t enough to win as the bullpen blew a 1-0 lead late in the […]

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Collins Says He Will Continue to Use Alex Torres In Big Spots

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says He Will Continue to Use Alex Torres In Big Spots

Despite another wild outing by Alex Torres, Terry Collins doesn’t seem to be losing faith in the Mets enigmatic lefty. Collins says that he will continue to use Torres in high pressure situations. “That’s what he’s here to do,” Collins said. (Mike Vorkunov) Torres allowed a run and walked three batters during last night’s appearance. […]

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Mets Notes: Parnell Struggles In Rehab, Carlyle Exits With Back Stiffness, Montero Still Sore

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Parnell Struggles In Rehab, Carlyle Exits With Back Stiffness, Montero Still Sore

Bobby Parnell surrendered three runs in his first minor league rehab appearance since suffering a setback from Tommy John surgery three weeks ago. According to Jeff Moore of Baseball Prospectus, Parnell’s fastball was sitting at 90-92 MPH. Moore also tweeted that Parrnell was hit hard and lacked command on both his fastball and breaking pitches. Buddy Carlyle left […]

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Colon Dedicates Victory To All Mothers, First To Win 6 Games

An article by posted on May 11, 2015 0 Comments
Colon Dedicates Victory To All Mothers, First To Win 6 Games

Yesterday’s start against the Phillies on Mother’s Day wasn’t an ordinary one for Bartolo Colon. Colon, who lost his mother to breast cancer last year, says he dedicated his win to all mothers. (Michael Radano, MLB.com) “It’s really special because it is Mother’s Day,” Colon said through an interpreter. “I just want to dedicate this […]

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