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Jacob deGrom’s Five Statistical Advances from 2014 to 2015

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom’s Five Statistical Advances from 2014 to 2015

Jacob deGrom starts his 23rd game of the season tonight against the Baltimore Orioles.  Currently, deGrom’s 22 starts this seasons matches his 2014 total.  No better time to compare the two seasons.  Here are five statistical categories deGrom has shown improvement and the impact it’s had in his overall success this season. Strikeout to Walk Ratio […]

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Bobby Parnell Headed To DL With Elbow Fatigue

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
Bobby Parnell Headed To DL With Elbow Fatigue

Reliever Bobby Parnell is headed to the disabled list according to various reports from beat writers. Parnell is dealing “elbow fatigue” or “arm fatigue” likely as the lingering effects of Tommy John surgery, and it’s not considered a serious issue or setback. No word yet on whether this had been an ongoing issue or something that […]

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Could The Struggling Nationals Turn To Wally Backman?

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
Could The Struggling Nationals Turn To Wally Backman?

The Nationals are struggling big time. Despite being one of the preseason World Series favorites, Washington has dipped under .500 and now sits 4.5 games behind the Mets in the division and 9.5 back in the Wild Card. They’ve lost six straight as well as 17 of their last 24, leaving some to speculate that […]

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Alderson Says Mets Will Turn To Internal Bullpen Options… Applause.

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets Will Turn To Internal Bullpen Options… Applause.

Sandy Alderson told Mike Puma of the New York Post that any help to bolster the Mets bullpen will not come externally, but that they will look at in-house options like Vic Black. “I don’t foresee us making a trade,” Alderson said. “Black is certainly among the internal options we continue to monitor.” While Black […]

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David Wright Expected To Be Activated Monday For Phillies Series

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Expected To Be Activated Monday For Phillies Series

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the New York Mets are now eying Monday for David Wright to be activated from the disabled list. That’s when the team heads to Philadelphia for a four-game series with the Phillies. After having two days off, the team’s captain will resume his rehab assignment with Single-A St. Lucie on […]

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Matt Harvey Does Not Accept Mediocrity

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Does Not Accept Mediocrity

I wanted to update this post with something Matt Harvey posted on MLB’s Snapchat this afternoon. It’s just another reason why I am so glad that we have a player with this kind of focus and high aspirations on our team. Harvey epitomizes everything I want to see from this team. * * * * * […]

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The Washington Nationals Are The Greatest Team That Never Was

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
The Washington Nationals Are The Greatest Team That Never Was

Despite being the early favorites in the National League East, the Washington Nationals’ season is quickly turning into a nightmare. They have dramatically played below expectations, and their season hit a shockingly new low over the weekend. They were swept by the San Francisco Giants, which extended their losing streak to six games and put […]

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Team Chemistry, Conforto, Plawecki (Part 3)

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Team Chemistry, Conforto, Plawecki (Part 3)

Here is the final part of my exclusive interview on Friday morning with Mets general manager Sandy Alderson who was a guest on my Tip-Off Show. You can read Part One of Sandy’s interview by clicking here and Part Two here. Huge thanks to Mets media relations vice president Jay Horwitz for putting this together […]

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Cespedes and Tigers Unwillingness To Budge (Part 2)

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Cespedes and Tigers Unwillingness To Budge (Part 2)

Here is the second part of my interview this morning with Mets general manager Sandy Alderson on me weekly Tip-Off Show. You can read part one of Sandy’s interview by clicking here. John: I’m a gigantic Michael Fulmer fan, I’ve watched him pitch six times this season. I have to ask you, please tell me just […]

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Talks Leadup To Trade Deadline and Impact On Team (Part 1)

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Talks Leadup To Trade Deadline and Impact On Team (Part 1)

I was fortunate enough to have another exclusive interview with Mets general manager Sandy Alderson again on Friday morning during my weekly Tip-Off show. With the New York Mets in first place atop the NL East and opening up a 4.5 game lead over the Washington Nationals, fans are salivating at the thought of postseason […]

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