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2016 Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

Juan Lagares, CF DOB: March 17, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: R/R Contract Status: First year of four-year, $23 million extension ($2.5 million salary) 2015 Recap After showing the outrageous potential he had in 2014, Juan Lagares came back down to Earth in 2015 in a big way, seeing a decline in both offensive and […]

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Pitching Coach Dan Warthen Proclaims Matt Harvey Is Ready To Go

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
Pitching Coach Dan Warthen Proclaims Matt Harvey Is Ready To Go

With Opening Night only two days away, New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen told Mike Puma of the New York Post that right-hander Matt Harvey is ready to for his start on Sunday against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. “His arm feels great,” Warthen said. “The ball is coming out. I thought he got […]

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2016 Season Preview: Matt Harvey, RHP

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2016 Season Preview: Matt Harvey, RHP

Matt Harvey, SP Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: March 27, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Contract Status: First year arbitration eligible ($4.3 million salary) 2015 Recap Matt Harvey was not at the level of dominance that he was before his elbow surgery in late 2013, but he wasn’t that far off either, he pitched as well as you […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 5, Mets 1 (Rapid Reaction!)

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 5, Mets 1 (Rapid Reaction!)

The New York Mets were defeated by the Chicago Cubs by a score of 5-1 on Thursday night at Cashman Field in Las Vegas. They have now gone winless in their last 14 games. Said Terry Collins, “Who cares. I don’t really care.” Paul Sewald started for the Mets in place of Jacob deGrom and […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Excited To Return To Vegas

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Excited To Return To Vegas

The New York Mets and Chicago Cubs will meet each other in a special two game exhibition series beginning tonight in Las Vegas. Travis d’Arnaud, a player with strong ties to the Vegas area with his time spent on the Mets’ Triple-A affiliate, the 51s, is excited to be back and see some familiar faces. […]

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Travis Taijeron Named Top Rookie In Mets Camp

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Travis Taijeron Named Top Rookie In Mets Camp

Mets outfield prospect Travis Taijeron received the organization’s John J. Murphy Award, given annually to the team’s top rookie in major league spring training camp. Taijeron batted .368 with a .432 OBP and .658 slugging percentage for the Mets with two home runs and team-high 11 RBIs in 38 at-bats. Last year, Taijeron displayed the power […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM Viva Las Vegas!

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM Viva Las Vegas!

VEGAS, BABY!!! The New York Mets now head to Las Vegas for a rare two-game exhibition series against the Chicago Cubs beginning with a a game tonight at 8:05 PM. Right-handed pitching prospect Paul Sewald will start for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Ryan Williams for the Cubs at Cashman Field. Also expected to […]

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Distasteful Media Coverage of Matt Harvey’s Illness Crossed the Line

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Distasteful Media Coverage of Matt Harvey’s Illness Crossed the Line

You wake up one morning, and you go to the bathroom. Something’s not right. There’s blood in your urine. You panic. While you’re on hold with the doctor’s office to get an immediate appointment, you do what you should never do in this situation. You google it. You see that this can be a sign […]

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MMO Exclusive: ESPN’s Jayson Stark Gives His Take on the Mets

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: ESPN’s Jayson Stark Gives His Take on the Mets

Jayson Stark is most known for his work at the national level covering baseball for ESPN and as a senior writer for ESPN.com.  He’s been around the game for four decades, writing columns, authoring three baseball books, and reporting on ESPN and MLB Network.  I recently caught up with Jayson and he was kind enough […]

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Does Spring Training Matter?

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Does Spring Training Matter?

After the Nationals dropped the Mets spring training record to 7-16-5, it got me thinking. Do spring training records have any correlation to regular season and postseason success? In doing some research, I came across an article published in April of 2012 by ESPN senior writer, David Schoenfield. The article looks back at the teams […]

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