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4th of July Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on July 4, 2014 0 Comments
4th of July Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Happy Independence Day! The Mets begin the homestand with a three game series against the Texas Rangers. Jon Niese (5-4, 2.88) will oppose Yu Darvish (8-4, 2.42) in the Fourth of July series opener at 7:10 PM. Niese earned a win in the Mets’ 5-3 victory over the Pirates on June 28 at PNC Park in his last start. He tossed 6.0 innings, allowing […]

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Mets to Honor Frank Cashen with Patch and Moment of Silence

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Mets to Honor Frank Cashen with Patch and Moment of Silence

The Mets will honor the late general manager Frank Cashen on Friday night, before the start of their game against the Texas Rangers at Citi Field. The team announced that they will wear a patch with Cashen’s initials on it, and that it will be worn on the right sleeve for the remainder of the […]

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Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

If you thought being 11 games under .500 and 10 games out of first on July 3rd was evidence enough that the Mets will be sellers at the trade deadline for the fourth straight season, you are wrong. That is, of course, if you were to take anything Sandy Alderson says at face value. The […]

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Collins: “We Miss David’s Bat In The Lineup”

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Collins: “We Miss David’s Bat In The Lineup”

Terry Collins acknowledged to reporters after the Mets 3-1 loss to the Braves on Wednesday night at Turner Field, that the team really wishes their Captain was available to play. “Obviously we miss David [Wright],” Collins said. “We miss David’s bat in the lineup. There’s no doubt. It kind of spreads out things a little […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 3, Mets 1

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 3, Mets 1

Braves Beat The Mets 3-1 To Complete Sweep  The New York Mets (37-48) took on the Atlanta Braves (47-38) tonight at Turner Field with Jacob deGrom squaring off against Julio Teheran. The Mets looked to salvage the final game of a three game series with their division rivals, before returning home after playing four out […]

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

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

Losers of three straight, the Mets look to salvage a game in their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves.  First pitch in the finale is scheduled for 7:10 PM at Turner Field. Jacob deGrom (1-4, 3.62) looks for his second career win in his 10th major league start.  He is up against Julio Teheran (7-5, […]

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Mets Add Trio Of Venezuelan Shortstops

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Mets Add Trio Of Venezuelan Shortstops

Update- 4:30 p.m. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the Mets have agreed to terms with another Venezuelan shortstop, 15 year-old Kenny Hernandez, for $1 million. Hernandez is considered one of the top prospects in this year’s international pool, coming in at number 13 overall on Baseball America’s top 30 list. Here is a […]

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Mets Need the Willingness to Fail

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Mets Need the Willingness to Fail

As the Mets begin their 6th straight summer of “don’t call us, we’ll call you” caliber baseball, something has to change. The focus for this franchise has been shedding huge contracts, and building up the farm system and in reality – they succeeded in that feat. Whether players like Noah Syndergaard, Travis d’Arnaud or Zack Wheeler […]

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My American League All Star Team

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My American League All Star Team

The All-Star game is almost upon us and with that comes my annual two-post series revealing my picks, because I know you were all having trouble sleeping in anticipation. Well, fret no more. Voting ends at 11:59 PM ET on Thursday, but my votes are already in. Are yours? Votes are all subjective, of course, […]

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Ten Games Under .500, Nine Games Back

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Ten Games Under .500, Nine Games Back

After last night’s 5-4 loss to the Braves, the Mets are now 10 games under .500 for the first time this season and a season-high nine games out of first place. Terry Collins‘ plan is to attack the next eight games which includes five more against first place Atlanta. “So the idea is to go […]

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