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Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
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)

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
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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Boomer and Carton to Daniel Murphy: Get Your Ass Back To Work!

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Boomer and Carton to Daniel Murphy: Get Your Ass Back To Work!

April 2 Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason of WFAN ripped Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy for taking paternity leave rather to be with his wife in Florida after the birth of his son. Said Esiason, “Get your ass back to work.” Wow… Neil Best of Newsday also reported that WFAN’s Mike Francesa dedicated an entire […]

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Niese Sharp In Final Tuneup Before April 6 Start

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Sharp In Final Tuneup Before April 6 Start

April 1 update by Joe D. Jon Niese threw 4.2 innings in a simulated game in Port St. Lucie tonight, allowing four runs (two earned) while walking one and striking out four. He threw 49 of 76 pitches for strikes. This is the second minor league start since Niese received a cortisone shot in his […]

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Kyle Farnsworth, Wilmer Flores To Join Team In NY

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Kyle Farnsworth, Wilmer Flores To Join Team In NY

The Mets will be adding Kyle Farnsworth to the 40 man roster to replace Bobby Parnell who is headed to the disabled list with a partial MCL tear in his right elbow. The Mets are also calling up Wilmer Flores to replace Daniel Murphy who will be placed on paternity leave after celebrating the birth […]

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Parnell Heads To DL With Partial Tear In Elbow

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Parnell Heads To DL With Partial Tear In Elbow

April 1 Bobby Parnell was diagnosed with an incomplete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow on Tuesday, the Mets announced. After an MRI & clinical evaluation at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, he received a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection and has been prescribed complete rest for approximately two […]

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