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Featured Post: The Trials and Blooperations of Terry Collins

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Trials and Blooperations of Terry Collins

I should preface this by saying I was not a fan of the Mets decision to hire Terry Collins to take over as manager prior to the 2011 season.  A change needed to be made, no doubt, but it was a clear signal at that point that the Mets were going to rebuild. Collins has […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (WPIX)

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (WPIX)

Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Chris Young – RF Eric Campbell – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Anthony Recker – C Wilmer Flores – SS Bartolo Colon – RHP Game Preview The Mets look to rebound from a three game losing streak this afternoon against […]

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Tejada To Get Bulk Of Playing Time At Short

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Tejada To Get Bulk Of Playing Time At Short

Updated 1:30 PM Adam Rubin is reporting that Ruben Tejada is going to get the bulk of playing time at shortstop. Wilmer Flores may get a start at second base for Daniel Murphy next time the Mets are due to face a lefthander. Flores is in today’s lineup against southpaw Gio Gonzalez. Said Collins, “I think […]

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Farnsworth Signs Major League Deal With Astros

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Farnsworth Signs Major League Deal With Astros

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Houston Astros have signed righthander Kyle Farnsworth to a major league deal. The Mets released Farnsworth earlier in the week before his 45 day advance consent clause was set to expire, saving the team $750K for the rest of the season.   “Hopefully, I’ll find a team to play against […]

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Has Chris Young Been Guaranteed At-Bats? #FreeLagares

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Has Chris Young Been Guaranteed At-Bats? #FreeLagares

Center fielder Juan Lagares is expected to return to the starting lineup on Saturday, when the Mets take on the Nationals at 4:05 PM. Before last night’s game, Terry Collins told reporters that the reason Lagares has not been in the lineup for four of the last five games is because he has better offensive options among […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 2

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 2

Sighhhhh… The Mets (19-22) fell to the Nationals (22-19) by a score of 5-2 on Friday night in Washington. Jon Niese got the start for the Mets and struggled, giving up five runs (three earned) on eight hits and two walks in just four innings pitched, while striking out two. The Nats jumped on Niese […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM

The Mets begin a three game series in Washington tonight at 7:05 PM to take on the Nationals. LHP Jon Niese (2-2, 2.17) will start for the Mets and take on RHP Tanner Roark (2-1, 3.65) for the Nationals. Niese has gone 11 consecutive starts allowing three runs or less, tied for the fourth-longest active streak in the majors. He […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Subway Series

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Subway Series

Well another edition of the Subway Series is in books.  What started out as a thrilling set in the Bronx, quickly turned to frustration and confusion once it returned to Citi Field.  There were many things that were left up for debate which is part of what makes this game so great.  Roster moves we […]

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Rave Reviews For deGrom In What Wright Calls A Spectacular Performance

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Rave Reviews For deGrom In What Wright Calls A Spectacular Performance

For the second night in a row, the  New York Mets marched out one of their pitching prospects to make their major league debut.  On Wednesday night it was Rafael Montero and on Thursday night it was Jacob deGrom. DeGrom was originally called up to pitch out of the bullpen, but a stint on the disabled list by Dillon […]

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2014 MLB Draft: Law Tabs Newcomb With Mets 10th Pick

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2014 MLB Draft: Law Tabs Newcomb With Mets 10th Pick

The 2014 MLB Draft will take place from June 5th-7th, with our Mets holding the 10th overall pick in what is considered a deep draft. Earlier this month Baseball America had the Mets selecting college outfielder Michael Conforto. On Thursday, ESPN‘s resident draft and minors guru Keith Law released his first mock draft. With their 10th overall selection, Law projected […]

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