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

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Nationals trounced the Mets on a soggy Tuesday night for the opener of the homestand, and tonight the Mets look to get back on track. Tonight Jordan Zimmermann (7-5, 3.06) gets the start for Nationals against Bartolo Colon (11-9, 3.97). Colon earned his 200th win in the Mets’ 5-4 victory against the Phillies in […]

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Defense Matters, Just ask Juan Lagares

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Defense Matters, Just ask Juan Lagares

Juan Lagares has been spectacular this year in the outfield, plain and simple. I would just like to take this moment to acknowledge that our center fielder currently ranks 14th in the majors and 7th in the National League in wins above replacement (WAR). Though Lagares has only two home runs and 32 RBIs in […]

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Quality vs. Quantity: Can The Mets Sustain Their Pitching Dominance?

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Quality vs. Quantity: Can The Mets Sustain Their Pitching Dominance?

In what is becoming an ongoing commentary on the effectiveness of the Mets braintrust’s primary approach to returning the organization to relevance, namely their institutional focus on pitching, we are poised for yet another test. Over the past few days the Mets have been hit with a mixed bag of essentially bad news on the […]

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Mets Minors Report: Syndergaard Has Solid Outing, Cecchini Slams St. Lucie To Victory

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Mets Minors Report:  Syndergaard Has Solid Outing, Cecchini Slams St. Lucie To Victory

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 6, Iowa 5 St. Lucie 8, Fort Myers 6 – Game 1 – Completion of Rainout St. Lucie 6, Fort Myers 5 – Game 2 Asheville 3, Savannah 2 Kingsport 8, Johnson City 7 Prospect Pipeline Noah Syndergaard tossed 6.1 innings, allowing three runs on five hits, walking two and striking […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 7, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 7, Mets 1

The Nationals (64-53) beat the Mets (57-63) by a score of 7-1 on Tuesday night at Citi Field. Rafael Montero got the start for the Mets in his return to the Majors and pitched decently, but had his outing ruined by the long-ball. Washington took Montero deep three times, including twice in the 6th inning, […]

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Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez: Buyers Beware!

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Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez: Buyers Beware!

Not for nothing, but I couldn’t help noticing how both Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki are now on the DL and there is a strong possibility that each could be done for the season. CarGo has been bothered by knee issues all year long and now he finds himself on the 15-day disabled list with left […]

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UPDATE: DeGrom Feels Better, Rest Has Helped

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UPDATE: DeGrom Feels Better, Rest Has Helped

Tuesday, August 12th According to Marc Carig of Newsday, Jacob DeGrom is feeling better and that the rest has helped. DeGrom added that he’s relieved to know there was nothing major after getting MRI yesterday. He’s still banking on missing just two starts before returning to the Mets rotation and will start throwing again when swelling […]

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

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

Tonight the Mets return home to open up a series against the Washington Nationals. Rafael Montero (0-2, 5.40) returns from AAA to start in place of Jacob DeGrom to face Doug Fister (11-3, 2.49) for the second time this month. Montero’s last start was back on May 30th when he received a no-decision in a […]

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Why Did Mets Go With Montero Instead Of Syndergaard?

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Why Did Mets Go With Montero Instead Of Syndergaard?

Kevin Kernan of the NY Post believes the Mets chose the wrong pitching prospect to promote when they opted to name Rafael Montero the replacement for the injured Jacob deGrom instead of using the opportunity to usher in the MLB debut of Noah Syndergaard. This would have been the perfect game to have Syndergaard make his major […]

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Sandy Alderson Deserves More Respect

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Sandy Alderson Deserves More Respect

When it comes to the New York Mets it is not difficult to have a litany of complaints about front office personnel and high ranking officials within the organization. Whether they be valid points or fictitious thoughts concocted by the fan base this is New York and losing is never acceptable. However, General Manager Sandy […]

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