Mets News & Notes

Mets Sign Catcher Rene Rivera To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on April 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign Catcher Rene Rivera To Minor League Deal

The New York Mets signed catcher Rene Rivera to a minor league deal on Tuesday, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Rivera, 32, was released by the Rays near the end of spring training and is regarded as an excellent defensive catcher. A career .211/.258/.331 hitter in 334 major league games, Rivera […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Royals, 4:15 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Royals, 4:15 PM

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 • 4:15 p.m. (ET) Kauffman Stadium • Kansas City, MO RHP Noah Syndergaard (9-7, 3.24) vs. RHP Chris Young (11-6, 3.06) SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets look to split the series with the Royals this afternoon after dropping the first game of the […]

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Silver Linings From Mets’ Opening Night Loss

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Silver Linings From Mets’ Opening Night Loss

Opening Day 2016 didn’t get off to the start that Met fans were hoping for. That’s probably the biggest understatement I could make. And while the Mets did show some late life in the top of the eighth inning, they couldn’t drive in the tying run, and lost to the Kansas City Royals 4-3. Fans […]

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An MMO Original: What is the Wright Move?

An article by posted on April 4, 2016 0 Comments
An MMO Original: What is the Wright Move?

A routine error by Yoenis Cespedes, the highest paid center fielder in baseball according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, will gloss over the bigger fielding mistake from the Mets Opening Day 4-3 loss. Cespedes striking out to end the game will make the highlight reel, a real-enough action to easily create a distraction to the true anchor […]

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Cespedes On Outfield Flub: “I’m Human”

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Cespedes On Outfield Flub: “I’m Human”

Yoenis Cespedes strikes out to end game in Royals 4-3 victory over Mets, USA Today If there was one play that set the tone for Sunday’s 4-3 Opening Night loss to the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium, some would say it came in the first inning when left fielder Yoenis Cespedes dropped a very […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets Fall To Royals 4-3 In Season Opener

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MMO Game Recap: Mets Fall To Royals 4-3 In Season Opener

The New York Mets were defeated by the Kansas City Royals by a score of 4-3 in the opener of the 2016 season. The Mets battled back from a 4-0 deficit to get within one but failed to complete the comeback against the team who defeated them in the 2015 World Series. Pitching: Matt Harvey […]

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Opening Day Game Thread: Mets vs Royals, 8:37 PM

An article by posted on April 3, 2016 0 Comments
Opening Day Game Thread: Mets vs Royals, 8:37 PM

Final touches at Kauffman Stadium for 2016 Season Opener; Mets vs Royals  It’s finally here! Opening Day! It’s a different Opening Day for the Mets. First off, it’s at night. Second, it’s an inter-league game. Finally, it’s an MLB first as the two combatants of the World Series face off to open up the season. That […]

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Mets Will Honor Shannon Forde With Belt

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Mets Will Honor Shannon Forde With Belt

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reports that the Mets will honor longtime beloved staffer Shannon Forde with a belt. The Mets’ director of media relations passed away last month after battling stage IV breast cancer for nearly four years. David Wright and clubhouse manager Kevin Kierst decided to specially design a Mets championship belt, […]

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Talkin’ Mets Episode 1: Road to Redemption

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Talkin’ Mets Episode 1: Road to Redemption

Thanks for joining me for the inaugural podcast of Talkin’ Mets. You can check out the show page here. I think this goes without saying but nothing is off limits. This is a podcast that will strive to be fair and objective. Use this thread to discuss each episode and let us know what you […]

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Duda Takes Offense To Royals Coach Comments About Errant World Series Throw

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Duda Takes Offense To Royals Coach Comments About Errant World Series Throw

According to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday, Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is still bothered by a comment made by Royals third base coach Rusty Kuntz five months ago after Kansas City won the World Series. Regarding Duda’s throwing error in the ninth inning of Game 5, Kuntz said, “Bless his heart, Duda. He’s […]

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