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Rotation Realignment: DeGrom Will Start Friday, Syndergaard Pushed To Saturday

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Rotation Realignment: DeGrom Will Start Friday, Syndergaard Pushed To Saturday

Jacob deGrom will return to the rotation on Friday when the New York Mets open up a three game series against the Washington Nationals. Originally schedule to pitch tonight against the Miami Marlins, the Mets opted to give him and additional four days of rest after back to back rough outings. In his last two starts, […]

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Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

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Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is hearing that RHP Logan Verrett will likely be recalled by the Mets to replace RHP Rafael Montero who was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas after last night’s game. The Mets added Montero to the 25-man roster for Monday’s start in place of Jacob deGrom and tossed five scoreless […]

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Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

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Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

Yoenis Cespedes set Citi Field on fire with a walk off homerun in the bottom of the 10th to bring the New York Mets even with the slumping Miami Marlins in the Wild Card standings, just 2.5 games behind the front-running St. Louis Cardinals. Returning to the line-up after missing Sunday’s painful loss, Cespedes and […]

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Josh Smoker Earns First Career Win

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Josh Smoker Earns First Career Win

In what undoubtedly was the biggest game of Josh Smoker‘s young major league career, he excelled. Smoker was called upon to pitch in the top of the 10th inning in a 1-1 ballgame that the Mets needed to take in the worst way. Smoker would have a great inning, retiring the Marlins in order. The […]

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The Thrill of Victory

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The Thrill of Victory

At this point of the season every game feels like a must-win. Especially for a team who finds themselves trailing in a playoff race. The current series against the Marlins is a big one for the Metropolitans and boy did they start it off on the right foot. The Mets gambled Monday night, skipping Jacob […]

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Cespedes Walk-Off Homer Gives Mets 2-1 Win Over Marlins!

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Cespedes Walk-Off Homer Gives Mets 2-1 Win Over Marlins!

The New York Mets (67-64) defeated the Miami Marlins (67-64) by a score of 2-1 at Citi Field Monday evening in extra innings.  Pitching: Rafael Montero was on the mound for the Mets tonight facing Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and he did about as well as could have reasonably been expected.  Montero walked far too […]

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

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Monday, August 29, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Jose Fernandez (13-7, 2.91) vs. RHP Rafael Montero (0-0, 11.57) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets couldn’t complete the sweep yesterday as they could could get runners on the bases early, but failed to bring them home. […]

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Montero Recalled, T.J. Rivera Sent to Las Vegas

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Montero Recalled, T.J. Rivera Sent to Las Vegas

The Mets announced that they have recalled right-hander Rafael Montero from the Binghamton Mets to make the start tonight against the Marlins. T.J. Rivera has been optioned back to the Las Vegas 51s in the corresponding move. Montero, 25, was 4-2 with a 1.70 ERA (nine ER/47.2 IP) in eight starts at Binghamton including two straight […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Named the NL Player of the Week

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Asdrubal Cabrera Named the NL Player of the Week

Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera was named the National League Player of the Week for the Week of August 21 – 27.  During the week, Cabrera hit .545/.583/1.136 with five runs, four doubles, three homers, eight RBI, and one stolen base.  Additionally, Cabrera made a couple of spectacular plays in the field. This past week was […]

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Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

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Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

The Mets have drastically improved their position in the standings over the last week. They have won six of their last eight games, and now sit just 2.5 games behind the Cardinals for the second Wild Card spot. They have become the hottest team in contention over the last week, and have injected newfound hope […]

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Collins Cannot Continue to go to Hansel Robles in Big Spots

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Collins Cannot Continue to go to Hansel Robles in Big Spots

With the Mets having an opportunity to sweep the lowly Phillies Sunday, Terry Collins made a questionable call to the bullpen. With bases loaded and nobody out, Hansel Robles was called upon to try to clean up the mess. The problem is though that Robles has not been effective at all in the month of […]

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