Mets News & Notes

Familia Emerging as a Valuable Option in Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Emerging as a Valuable Option in Mets Bullpen

In my recap Saturday, I didn’t do right by Jeurys Familia by simply stating that the big rightly tossed two perfect innings in the Mets 5-3 win over the Pirates. In a word, of better yet two words, Familia was “downright nasty.” Once regarded as one of the Mets’ top starting pitching prospects, Familia has […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 2

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 2

Pirates Sink The Mets 5-2 The New York Mets (37-45) took on the Pittsburgh Pirates (42-40) this afternoon at PNC Park for the final game of a four game series. Bartolo Colon squared off against Edinson Volquez, as the Mets looked to split the series with the Bucs before heading off to Atlanta after the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 1:35 PM

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 1:35 PM

The New York Mets wrap up their four-game series on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  First pitch is scheduled for 1:35 PM at PNC Park. Bartolo Colon (8-5, 3.67) looks to continue his recent run of success on the mound against Edinson Volquez (5-6, 4.35) in the first official game of the second half of […]

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Mets Halfway Mark Long Way From 90 Wins

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Halfway Mark Long Way From 90 Wins

After Saturday’s win against the Pirates, the Mets improved to 37-44 and at this point barring any major changes to the roster, the team is on pace to win only 74 games and not the 90 that was set as the team goal by Sandy Alderson. “We’re not going to make any excuses,” Terry Collins […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Pirates 3

An article by posted on June 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Pirates 3

After an early five-run outburst, the Mets were able to hang on and defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates by the score a 5-3 at PNC Park on Saturday. The Mets greeted Pirates starter Gerrit Cole with RBI-hits from Eric Campbell and Kirk Nieuwenhuis in the first, also adding a third run on a wild pitch. In […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 4:05 PM

An article by posted on June 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 4:05 PM

The Mets lost in extra innings last night, making three straight losses and putting themselves in a position of needing to win tonight and tomorrow in order to split the series. Jon Niese (4-4, 2.78) opposes right-hander Gerrit Cole (6-3, 3.64) in the 4:05 PM game at PNC Park. Niese has gone 19 consecutive starts allowing three earned runs or […]

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Jose Abreu and Lucas Duda: What Could Have Been and What Is…

An article by posted on June 28, 2014 0 Comments
Jose Abreu and Lucas Duda: What Could Have Been and What Is…

Yes, I know, I know, I know… Jose Abreu has 25 home runs and looks like the second coming of Hank Greenberg. I know, I know, I know… We should’ve signed him. But don’t you think 28 other teams are thinking the same thing right about now? Sometimes, the unlikely happens and a prospect actually matches […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 3, Mets 2 (11 innings)

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 3, Mets 2 (11 innings)

The Mets dropped a tough one on Friday night at PNC Park, falling to the Pirates by the score of 3-2 in extra innings. After a very wild Vic Black allowed a one out walk to pinch hitter Clint Barmes in the bottom of the 11th and then Josh Harrison launched a walk-off RBI double to give the Bucs […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

The Mets will try to snap their two-game losing streak when they continue their series against the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at PNC Park. Jacob deGrom (1-4, 3.75) opposes right-hander Brandon Cumpton (3-2, 4.93) in a 7:05 PM matchup. DeGrom won his first major league game in his last start on June 21 at Miami, tossing 7.0 shutout innings, allowing five hits, […]

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The Read Zone: Why Terry Collins is the Worst

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
The Read Zone: Why Terry Collins is the Worst

Check out this article by Brian Mangan of The Read Zone who did some research and discovered that Chris Young is twice as likely to be benched after a good game than after a bad one. Chris Young homered twice on Tuesday and again on Wednesday, which left many scratching their heads when he was riding […]

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