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Can Mets Afford To Keep Playing Flores At Shortstop?

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Can Mets Afford To Keep Playing Flores At Shortstop?

With another crucial error in yesterday’s game, is it time to move on from Wilmer Flores at shortstop? Flores botched a potential double play in the 4th inning, which allowed the Nationals take a 3-2 lead. The error was Flores’ 6th of the season, third most in the National League. Kristie Ackert of the Daily […]

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What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

The Mets announced on Thursday night that 21-year-old Dilson Herrera was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas. Herrera is hitting .370 at Las Vegas with eight doubles, one home run and 11 RBIs in 20 games. I rounded up some recent quotes about Herrera and they all seem to agree that this exciting young second baseman […]

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Wright Still A Week Away From Returning, Mets Deny Any Setback

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Wright Still A Week Away From Returning, Mets Deny Any Setback

Mets Captain and 3rd baseman David Wright was eligible to come off the DL on Thursday, but will be out until next Friday at the earliest. The team insisted it’s not because of any setbacks but because they want to be very careful with him, making sure that he doesn’t rush back. Wright is still rehabbing in […]

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Mets Recall Dilson Herrera From Triple-A Las Vegas

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Recall Dilson Herrera From Triple-A Las Vegas

According to the Mets Twitter account, the team has recalled Dilson Herrera from Triple-A Las Vegas, and a corresponding roster move will be made Friday. Herrera was tearing it up for the 51′s at the time of his call-up, hitting at a .375/.407/.513 clip. After a Wilmer Flores error tonight, as well as Daniel Murphy’s […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 2

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 2

The Mets (15-8) lost to the Nationals (10-13) tonight at Citi Field by a score of 8-2. The Mets jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the 2nd inning. After Eric Campbell grounded out, Wilmer Flores and Kevin Plawecki hit back-to-back doubles to plate a run. Curtis Granderson also tacked on a […]

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Rafael Montero Placed On 15-Day DL With Rotator Cuff Inflammation

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Placed On 15-Day DL With Rotator Cuff Inflammation

Rafael Montero has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with what they are saying is “rotator cuff inflammation” Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins both say that it is “nothing serious.” We’ve heard that before, but I keep my fingers crossed that it really is nothing serious. Montero was originally set to be sent down to […]

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

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets return home for the start of a four game series against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom (2-2, 2.96) starts Thursday’s 7:10 p.m. series opener for the Mets, with Stephen Strasburg (1-2, 4.88) going for Washington. Over his last eight home starts dating to July 8, Jacob deGrom is 7-0 with […]

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Mets Have An Early Must Win Series Against the Nationals

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have An Early Must Win Series Against the Nationals

While it is still early in the season, it is NOT premature for the Mets to approach this weekend’s series with Washington with a sense of urgency and purpose. It would be wrong to call it critical, just as it would be to say it is like any other series. Clearly, it is not. Earlier […]

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Mets Not Looking To Move Colon, But Is Gee To Yanks A Possibility?

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Not Looking To Move Colon, But Is Gee To Yanks A Possibility?

During the winter, Bartolo Colon was the subject of many trade rumors. However, the veteran right hander has been so impressive this season that the team no longer intends to deal him. (Andy Martino) “Our thinking has changed a lot,” one team insider said. Colon is tied for the team lead in wins with four, […]

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Vic Black Started Throwing Wednesday

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Started Throwing Wednesday

Good news for the Mets bullpen. According to NorthJersey.com Mets right handed reliever Vic Black was able to begin throwing on flat ground Wednesday as he continues to try to recover from his neck injury. Vic has been sidelined with a herniated disk in his left neck since last week. Manager Terry Collins said that […]

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