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Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

April 3 Bobby Parnell indicated Thursday that team doctors have told him it is “50-50” whether he will require Tommy John surgery. The injured closer added that he may make a decision about whether to have surgery in two weeks — not wait the full six weeks that includes a throwing program Sandy Alderson laid […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 2

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 2

The New York Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals today at Citi Field by the score of 8-2. With the loss, the Mets get swept in their opening series to begin the season with an 0-3 record. Zack Wheeler started for the Mets and allowed three earned runs over six innings, tossing a total […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

The Mets look to avoid an opening series sweep to start the season when they take on the Washington Nationals this afternoon at 1:10 PM. Zack Wheeler makes his season debut and will oppose Tanner Roark for the Nationals. Jordan Zimmermann was originally supposed to start, but was scratched with flu-like symptoms. Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel […]

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Slide Ruben, Slide!

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Slide Ruben, Slide!

What the heck happened last night during this play at home in the fifth inning that saw Ruben Tejada waltz in without so much as a hit or a slide? Putting aside the fact that Tim Teufel should have never waved Tejada home, what the hell was Tejada thinking? Apparently he wasn’t thinking at all […]

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Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

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Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

After leading the league in strikeouts in 2013, the Mets are off to an ominous start in 2014, setting a modern MLB record with 31 strikeouts through their first two games of the season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Still reeling from striking out 18 times on Opening Day against Stephen Strasburg and the […]

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Mets Liked Abreu’s Approach, Could Join Bench This Season

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Liked Abreu’s Approach, Could Join Bench This Season

April 2 Mets GM Sandy Alderson discussed why he signed Bobby Abreu during his press conference today, citing that “his approach at the plate made him very attractive to us.” Alderson said that he could see the 41-year old veteran as a potential fifth-outfielder who could be “a guy off the bench” for the Mets […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 7:10 PM, (SNY)

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 7:10 PM, (SNY)

Nationals vs Mets Wednesday 4/2, 7:10 PM ET at Citi Field  Starting Lineup Juan Lagares – CF Wilmer Flores – 2B David Wright – 3B Curtis Granderson – RF Chris Young – LF Josh Satin – 1B Travis d’Arnaud – C Ruben Tejada – SS Bartolo Colon – RHP Mets Notes The team announced that outfielder Chris […]

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Alderson’s Bullpens Have Been Awful

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Alderson’s Bullpens Have Been Awful

Not once during Sandy Alderson’s tenure as general manager with the Mets has he pieced together anything close to an adequate bullpen, writes Marc Carig of Newsday. And as the Mets begin their fourth season under Alderson, it’s unclear whether that will change any time soon. “The bullpen has not been good over the last […]

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Francisco Cordero Seeking An MLB Bullpen Opportunity

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Francisco Cordero Seeking An MLB Bullpen Opportunity

Francisco Cordero signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox in mid-February which included an invite to spring training. However the three-time All-Star failed to make the team and was released on March 29 despite a strong showing in Spring Training.Cordero, 38, gave up just five hits while striking out eight and walking one over eight […]

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National Anthem Special: Discounted Tickets Available For Friday’s Mets vs. Reds

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
National Anthem Special: Discounted Tickets Available For Friday’s Mets vs. Reds

Typically when I post on MMO, I am writing opinions, news, recaps as well as the occasional interview; this however, is a little different. This Friday, April 4th, myself as well as 15 of my closest friends will be performing the National Anthem at the Mets vs. Reds game at Citi Field. Never in my […]

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