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Mets Are Too Comfortable With Losing, Backman Would Change That

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are Too Comfortable With Losing, Backman Would Change That

Bob Klapisch of The Record says he couldn’t help but wonder how Sandy Alderson really felt about Wally Backman winning the Pacific Coast League’s Manager of the Year award, considering the GM has shown no intention of giving Backman a chance in New York. It’s time to reconsider this de facto blackball, and see Backman as […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Kids Are Alright

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Kids Are Alright

The Mets finished up their three game set against the Marlins with a 2-1 series victory last night. New York has an interesting parallel with their division rivals from Miami, in that both organizations have dwelled at the bottom of the NL East cellar for many years now, but through those years they also stockpiled […]

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Bobby Parnell On Track For Spring Return

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Bobby Parnell On Track For Spring Return

According to Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com, Bobby Parnell is on track to return to the Mets in time for spring training. As he continues his rehab in Port St. Lucie, Parnell is now throwing from 60 feet and will continue to strengthen his arm, moving up to 75 feet sometime next week. Parnell spoke with […]

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Jacob deGrom Lowers ERA, Increases Chance Of Rookie Of The Year

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Jacob deGrom Lowers ERA, Increases Chance Of Rookie Of The Year

Last night Jacob deGrom turned in one of the more gritty performances of the season. deGrom clearly did not have his best stuff right from the start but he found a way to battle through it. Home plate umpire Mike Winters didn’t do deGrom any favors, squeezing the young pitcher on a number of key […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Marlins 3

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Marlins 3

The Mets (66-74) defeated the Miami Marlins (67-71) tonight by a score of 4-3 What you should know: Casey McGehee opened up the scoring for Miami in the bottom of the third inning on an infield single that deflected off Jacob deGrom‘s glove to score Christian Yelich. Kirk Nieuwenhuis gave the Mets the lead in […]

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

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

Tonight deGromination returns to the mound hoping to win the series against the Marlins. Jacob deGrom (7-6, 2.94) will square off against righty Tom Koehler (9-9, 3.79). deGrom earned the win in the Mets’ 4-1 victory over the Phillies on August 29th at Citi Field. He tossed 7.0 innings, allowing four hits and one run […]

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Where Exactly Did Juan Lagares Come From?

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Where Exactly Did Juan Lagares Come From?

Juan Lagares has been a saving grace this year for the Mets. Sure he’s saved a ton of runs and seems to shrink the outfield day after day but the true saving grace for Mets fans has been him saving the 2014 season. There hasn’t been much winning but each and every day, Lagares puts […]

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David Wright Finally Coming Around With Bat

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Finally Coming Around With Bat

“It’s nice to feel dangerous at the plate” (Marc Carig, Newsday). David Wright expressed that very simple sentiment after Tuesday nights win over the Marlins. For Mets fans, it was as big a relief as it was for Wright. There’s no question that Wright is trying to breakout from the worst slump of his career. […]

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Mets Want Juan Lagares To Steal More Bases

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Mets Want Juan Lagares To Steal More Bases

With a 4 for 4 performance on Tuesday night in Miami, Juan Lagares did something he had never done in his major league career. Batting out of the leadoff spot, he collected 4 hits. For the Mets front office, this was likely the second most impressive feat of the night. First were his 2 stolen […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Marlins 6

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Marlins 6

The Mets (65-74) beat the Miami Marlins (67-70) tonight by a score of 8-6. What You Should Know Juan Lagares was the man tonight. He turned in the first 4-hit effort of his short major league career and scored 3 runs along the way out of the leadoff spot. Jon Niese turned in a less than impressive […]

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