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Exit Velocity: Baseball’s Newest Trend

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Exit Velocity: Baseball’s Newest Trend

Exit velocity is a new method to evaluate hitters which is gaining widespread popularity around the league according to Tim Rohan of the New York Times. Exit velocity measures the speed of the ball off the hitter’s bat. “It’s really just physics,” said John Ricco, the Mets’ assistant general manager. “If you hit the ball […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Orioles 2

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Orioles 2

The Mets (17-10) defeated the Orioles (12-12) by a score of 3-2 Tuesday evening at Citi Field. Pitching: Bartolo Colon started for the Mets, improving his record to 5-1 on the season, leaving his ERA at an impressive 2.90. Colon was cruising until he gave up a solo home run in the 8th inning to […]

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

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Orioles vs Mets, 7:10 PM

After an off day on Monday, the Mets begin a short two game set against the Baltimore Orioles tonight at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon (4-1, 3.31) starts for the Mets and will be opposed by Bud Norris (1-2, 12.18) for the Orioles in a 7:10 PM contest. Bartolo Colon has issued one walk (in his […]

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Mets Promote Johnny Monell, Option Eric Campbell

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Promote Johnny Monell, Option Eric Campbell

The Mets have optioned Eric Campbell back to Triple-A Las Vegas and activated catcher Johnny Monell to their 25 man roster. Monell gives the Mets a third catcher as well as a left-handed bat off the bench. Campbell, 28, batted .200/.320/.323 in 50 at-bats with the Mets, but had been slumping badly over the last […]

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Mets To Continue With Flores For The Next 4-6 Weeks

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets To Continue With Flores For The Next 4-6 Weeks

Here’s the latest on Wilmer Flores who tells Joe Trezza of MLB.com how he felt about about not playing in back to back games in an attempt to have him clear his head. “It’s tough, but you got to get through it. This is how you’re going to learn, from these mistakes,” said Flores. “We’re all […]

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NY Post: Five Shortstops That Could Help Mets

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
NY Post: Five Shortstops That Could Help Mets

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, comprises a list of five external shortstop options he believes can solve the Mets problem at the position. Davidoff writes that the Mets can’t shrug their shoulders at their shortstop problem. “Should their internal options fail, the Mets have put themselves in a position where they’ll be compelled […]

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David Wright’s Return Still Unclear, This Weekend Now Unlikely

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright’s Return Still Unclear, This Weekend Now Unlikely

According to a report by Zack Braziller of the New York Post, David Wright‘s return is still very unclear based on comments made on Monday by Mets general manager Sandy Alderson. “It’s just hard to say,” Alderson said, when asked about a possible return. “He could be a week away, could be 10 days away. […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Gsellman Loses No-Hitter in 8th, Nimmo Has Three Hits

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Gsellman Loses No-Hitter in 8th, Nimmo Has Three Hits

Las Vegas was rained out and will play a double header tonight starting at 7:05 ET with Tyler Pill and Steven Matz going for the 51′s. Portland 4, Binghamton (14-10) 1 John Gant started and was rusty after getting a few extra days off in between starts going 5 innings allowing four runs (three earned) […]

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Trending Up and Down: Familia, Lagares Doing It All For Mets

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Trending Up and Down: Familia, Lagares Doing It All For Mets

Trending Up #1 A Perfect 10 For 10 Jeurys Familia has 10 saves (T- 1st in MLB) in as many opportunities this year. He is striking out 10.80 batters per nine innings with a sparkling 1.35 ERA. The NY Mets have one of the hottest closers in the game right now and if the offense, […]

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Syndergaard Named PCL Pitcher of the Week!

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Named PCL Pitcher of the Week!

And with such perfect timing, Mets top prospect Noah Syndergaard was named the Pacific Coast League’s Pitcher of the Week I was crossing my fingers for the last 24 hours, hoping to see Syndergaard get recognized for what’s been a remarkable week for him, And making it even more special was being on hand to […]

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