Mets News & Notes

Who Should Start in the Outfield and Why

An article by posted on July 1, 2014 0 Comments
Who Should Start in the Outfield and Why

With the recent demotion of Wilmer Flores, the Mets front office made the decision to go with six outfielders on their active roster, and no one with any experience at shortstop other than current starter Ruben Tejada.  I’m actually glad that Flores is going down to be mentored by Wally Backman if he isn’t going […]

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The Mets Aren’t As Bad As Their Record Suggests

An article by posted on July 1, 2014 0 Comments
The Mets Aren’t As Bad As Their Record Suggests

Despite the Mets best efforts to throw away last night’s game against the Braves, this team really isn’t as bad as their 37-46 record suggests. At nine games under .500, their .446 winning percentage places them 10th in the National League and 23rd in all of Major League Baseball. While a bottom 10 spot does […]

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B-Mets Flex Muscle In Tool City

An article by posted on July 1, 2014 0 Comments
B-Mets Flex Muscle In Tool City

The Binghamton Mets looked like a juggernaut while smothering the New Britain Rock Cats by a score of 8-3 on Monday night in Eastern League action. Now that their hitting has caught up with their formidable pitching, the B-Mets are beginning to steamroll the rest of the league. Fresh off a three game sweep in […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 3

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 3

Chris Young Scores, But Mets Blow 3-0 Lead The Mets opened up a three-game series with the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field tonight with Zack Wheeler facing off against Alex Wood. The Mets, seven games out of first coming into tonight, looked to inch their way back into contention with a crucial series versus the […]

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Astros Release Statement On Leaked Information

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Astros Release Statement On Leaked Information

6:00 PM Below is the official statement issued by the Houston Astros. “Last month, we were made aware that proprietary information held on Astros’ servers and in Astros’ applications had been illegally obtained. Upon learning of the security breach, we immediately notified MLB security who, in turn, notified the FBI.  Since that time, we have […]

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Wright To Avoid DL, But Mets Will Play Shorthanded Until Friday

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Wright To Avoid DL, But Mets Will Play Shorthanded Until Friday

Adam Rubin reports that the Mets will play shorthanded during their series against the Atlanta Braves while David Wright remains in New York getting treatment on his bruised left rotator cuff, according to what Terry Collins said on Monday afternoon. Collins said there has been “zero” consideration to placing Wright on the disabled list and team doctors believe he […]

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

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

After a disappointing series in Pittsburgh, the New York Mets are back in action against the rival Atlanta Braves, in the first of three on Monday night.  First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM at Turner Field. Zack Wheeler (3-8, 4.45) has the duty of getting things back in order, when he faces Alex Wood […]

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Mets With RISP, First Pitch Swinging, Deep Counts

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mets With RISP, First Pitch Swinging, Deep Counts

Travis d’Arnaud is batting .143 (6-for-42) with RISP After another awful showing with runners in scoring position in Sunday’s loss 5-2 loss to the Pirates, manager Terry Collins addressed the issue “We left a lot of guys at third base,” Collins said. “You think you’re out of it. You think you’re swinging good. And it […]

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Familia Emerging as a Valuable Option in Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Emerging as a Valuable Option in Mets Bullpen

In my recap Saturday, I didn’t do right by Jeurys Familia by simply stating that the big rightly tossed two perfect innings in the Mets 5-3 win over the Pirates. In a word, of better yet two words, Familia was “downright nasty.” Once regarded as one of the Mets’ top starting pitching prospects, Familia has […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 2

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 2

Pirates Sink The Mets 5-2 The New York Mets (37-45) took on the Pittsburgh Pirates (42-40) this afternoon at PNC Park for the final game of a four game series. Bartolo Colon squared off against Edinson Volquez, as the Mets looked to split the series with the Bucs before heading off to Atlanta after the […]

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