Mets News & Notes

Mets Need the Willingness to Fail

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Need the Willingness to Fail

As the Mets begin their 6th straight summer of “don’t call us, we’ll call you” caliber baseball, something has to change. The focus for this franchise has been shedding huge contracts, and building up the farm system and in reality – they succeeded in that feat. Whether players like Noah Syndergaard, Travis d’Arnaud or Zack Wheeler […]

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My American League All Star Team

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
My American League All Star Team

The All-Star game is almost upon us and with that comes my annual two-post series revealing my picks, because I know you were all having trouble sleeping in anticipation. Well, fret no more. Voting ends at 11:59 PM ET on Thursday, but my votes are already in. Are yours? Votes are all subjective, of course, […]

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Ten Games Under .500, Nine Games Back

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Ten Games Under .500, Nine Games Back

After last night’s 5-4 loss to the Braves, the Mets are now 10 games under .500 for the first time this season and a season-high nine games out of first place. Terry Collins‘ plan is to attack the next eight games which includes five more against first place Atlanta. “So the idea is to go […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on July 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

The Mets (37-47) lost to the Braves (46-38) by a score of 5-4 on Tuesday night in Atlanta. Daisuke Matsuzaka got the start for the Mets and was ineffective, giving up 5 runs on 7 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings, while striking out 5. Dice-K allowed the Braves to get on the board […]

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

An article by posted on July 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

After a gut-wrenching loss to the Braves to open the series in Atlanta on Monday, the Mets will try to regroup tonight at Turner Field at 7:10 PM. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-2, 3.23) gets the assignment for the Mets and opposes left-hander Mike Minor (2-5, 4.50) for the Braves. Dice-K has a 2.61 ERA since September […]

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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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