Mets News & Notes

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

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

The Mets and Braves will play game two of their four-game series at Citi Field with the Mets Jacob deGrom (1-5, 3.77) opposing right-hander Julio Teheran (8-5, 2.29) on Tuesday starting at 7:10 PM. Jacob deGrom has allowed five earned runs in his last 18.2 innings (2.41 ERA) and is 0-3 with a 2.49 ERA (seven earned runs/25.1 innings) in […]

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After A Slow Start, Granderson Has Quieted His Critics

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After A Slow Start, Granderson Has Quieted His Critics

I think it is safe to say that Curtis Granderson has been one of the most offensively productive players in the league since April 29th. Mets fans remember the slow start that Granderson got off too, which drew comparisons to Jason Bay from the harshly critical Mets Twitter community. In a recent article on ESPNNewYork.com, Adam Rubin noted that […]

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Baseball America’s Midseason Top 50 Prospect List Include Syndergaard, Plawecki And Nimmo

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Baseball America’s Midseason Top 50 Prospect List Include Syndergaard, Plawecki And Nimmo

  On Sunday, Baseball America released their Midseason Top 50 prospect list and even though Noah Syndergaard and Brandon Nimmo have been mainstays on any top prospect list, they are now joined by catcher Kevin Plawecki. Syndergaard, ranked #19 overall, slipped down to the fifth best right-handed starter among the prospects and mostly because of […]

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Collins Cautioned Not To Use Familia Due To Drop In Velocity

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Collins Cautioned Not To Use Familia Due To Drop In Velocity

According to a report by Adam Rubin on ESPN New York, Terry Collins handled the eighth inning initially with Vic Black on Monday because the staff had advised Collins to stay away from Jeurys Familia. “I talked to the pitching guys today and they said, ‘Listen, if you can give him a night, give him a night, because […]

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It’s A Beautiful Day in the “Neighborhood”

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It’s A Beautiful Day in the “Neighborhood”

While it had no bearing on the results of Monday night’s 4-3 win over the Braves, one of the most controversial points in the game came in the bottom of the ninth when an out call at second base was overturned, giving the Mets runners on first and second with nobody out. Eric Campbell was […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4 , Braves 3

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4 , Braves 3

The Mets (40-49) opened up a four game, weeknight series against the division leading Atlanta Braves (49-40) tonight at Citi Field with Daisuke Matsuzaka facing off against Mike Minor. What you should know: Matsuzaka wasn’t the prettiest for New York tonight, but he still managed to throw seven scoreless innings, while allowing six hits, walking […]

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Alderson Remains Non-Committal On Trade Deadline Strategy

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Alderson Remains Non-Committal On Trade Deadline Strategy

According to a report on ESPN New York, Sandy Alderson continued to say Monday that the direction the Mets take at the trade deadline will be dictated by how the team performs heading into the All-Star break. “Look, let’s see where we are at the end of this week,” Alderson told reporters. “We’re always willing […]

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

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

The first-place Atlanta Braves arrive at Citi Field for a four-game series against the Mets. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-3, 3.72) opposes left-hander Mike Minor (2-5, 4.73) in Monday’s 7:10 PM opener. Dice-K received his third straight loss in the Mets’ 5-4 defeat to the Braves on July 1 at Turner Field. He has allowed 18 hits […]

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Castro and Mets Are A Perfect Match, But All Star Shortstop May Not Be Available

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Castro and Mets Are A Perfect Match, But All Star Shortstop May Not Be Available

John Harper of the Daily News writes that If the Mets can acquire Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro for Zack Wheeler and perhaps even another pitcher, they should do it. Harper says that the Mets need an impact bat and to get the best-hitting shortstop this side of Troy Tulowitzki represents a golden opportunity for team. […]

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Dueling Philosophies: Collins Says Mets Won’t Give Up Pieces To Help Other Teams

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Dueling Philosophies: Collins Says Mets Won’t Give Up Pieces To Help Other Teams

Sometimes I wonder if Terry Collins and the front office are on the same page. More often than not, it seems the Mets skipper operates in his own parallel universe doing his own thing, while the rest of the organization carries on without him in lockstep with Sandy Alderson’s agenda and plan for the future. […]

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