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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The first-place Atlanta Braves arrive at Citi Field for a four-game series against the Mets. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-3, 3.72) opposes left-hander Mike Minor (2-5, 4.73) in Monday’s 7:10 PM opener. Dice-K received his third straight loss in the Mets’ 5-4 defeat to the Braves on July 1 at Turner Field. He has allowed 18 hits […]

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Castro and Mets Are A Perfect Match, But All Star Shortstop May Not Be Available

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Castro and Mets Are A Perfect Match, But All Star Shortstop May Not Be Available

John Harper of the Daily News writes that If the Mets can acquire Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro for Zack Wheeler and perhaps even another pitcher, they should do it. Harper says that the Mets need an impact bat and to get the best-hitting shortstop this side of Troy Tulowitzki represents a golden opportunity for team. […]

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Dueling Philosophies: Collins Says Mets Won’t Give Up Pieces To Help Other Teams

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Dueling Philosophies: Collins Says Mets Won’t Give Up Pieces To Help Other Teams

Sometimes I wonder if Terry Collins and the front office are on the same page. More often than not, it seems the Mets skipper operates in his own parallel universe doing his own thing, while the rest of the organization carries on without him in lockstep with Sandy Alderson’s agenda and plan for the future. […]

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Niese Will Likely Miss Just One Start, Gee Will Face Braves On Wednesday

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Niese Will Likely Miss Just One Start, Gee Will Face Braves On Wednesday

The Mets placed Jonathon Niese on the disabled list with a left shoulder strain on Sunday and promoted right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle to take his spot on the roster. The team announced that Dillon Gee will be activated from the DL and make Niese’s start on Wednesday against the Braves. Terry Collins said that Niese is only expected to miss […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Rangers 4

An article by posted on July 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Rangers 4

The New York Mets were looking for a series victory this afternoon against the Texas Rangers, with Zack Wheeler squaring off against Nick Tepesch. What you should know: The Mets got off to an early lead in the bottom of the first inning, as they jumped out to a 5-0 lead. Lucas Duda doubled home […]

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MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 1:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets will conclude their three-game series against the Rangers with a rubber match at 1:10 PM at Citi Field on Sunday. Zack Wheeler (3-8, 4.25) will get the start for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Nick Tepesch (3-3, 3.65) for the Rangers. Wheeler is averaging nine strikeouts per nine innings, which ranks sixth […]

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Trade Deadline Buzz: Dodgers Unwilling To Move Kemp, Castro Is Cubs Centerpiece, Tulo Tired Of Losing

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Trade Deadline Buzz: Dodgers Unwilling To Move Kemp, Castro Is Cubs Centerpiece, Tulo Tired Of Losing

The MLB trade deadline is just over three weeks away and while it’s tough to say who is or isn’t on the block, or who are and aren’t sellers, we are getting some clarity on a few issues. It’s hard to envision Troy Tulowitzki wearing anything other than a Colorado Rockies uniform, but the team’s […]

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MMO Game Recap: Rangers 5, Mets 3

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Rangers 5, Mets 3

The New York Mets were defeated by the Texas Rangers by the score of 5-3 on Saturday night at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon started and did little to help his trade value, allowing five earned runs on eight hits including a pair of home runs. Colon walked two and struck out three in his seven […]

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Lucas Duda Is Finally Looking Like An Everyday Player

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Lucas Duda Is Finally Looking Like An Everyday Player

Coming into the season, Lucas Duda found himself in the awkward position of being in a platoon at first base with a player who, like him, batted from the left side of the plate.  Over the first two-plus weeks of the season, Duda and Ike Davis shared starting duties at first base, with Duda penciled […]

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MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets at 7:10 PM, Wright Returns To Lineup

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MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets at 7:10 PM, Wright Returns To Lineup

The Mets and Rangers square off again on Saturday night as right-hander Bartolo Colon (8-6, 3.88) starts for the Amazins opposite Texas right-hander Colby Lewis (5-5, 5.71) in a 7:10 PM matchup. Colon received the loss in the Mets’ 5-2 defeat to the Pirates on June 29 at PNC Park. He tossed 6.0 innings, allowing five runs, all earned, on […]

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