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Bad Umpiring And Big Payouts Make For a Dangerous Mix On the Field

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
Bad Umpiring And Big Payouts Make For a Dangerous Mix On the Field

It took MLB years of wrangling to institute a policy for home plate collisions after Buster Posey was sidelined by a particularly brutal one in May of 2011. The rule states: A runner may not run out of a direct line to the plate in order to initiate contact with the catcher, or any player, […]

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ICYMI: Mets Look Again To Cult Hero Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Mets Look Again To Cult Hero Wilmer Flores

With Ruben Tejada now lost for the rest of the postseason, one message was loud and clear from Terry Collins during last night’s post game press conference. The Mets have fought adversity all season long and they will continue to do so in light of the blow they were dealt at the hands of the despicable […]

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Rusty Staub To Throw Tonight’s Ceremonial First Pitch

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Rusty Staub To Throw Tonight’s Ceremonial First Pitch

A team source confirmed with the Daily News that beloved Mets icon Rusty Staub will be on hand tonight at Citi Field for Game 3 of the NLDS and that he will throw the ceremonial first pitch. Staub suffered a heart attack on a flight from Ireland to JFK airport last weekend, and his flight […]

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Harvey Focused On What Is Best For Team: Winning

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Harvey Focused On What Is Best For Team: Winning

As Mets right-hander Matt Harvey gets set to take the mound in a pivotal Game 3 of the NLDS against the Los Angeles Dodgers, there is only one thing on his mind, and that’s winning. Amidst all of the drama surrounding the “tackle” from Chase Utley that ended Ruben Tejada‘s postseason, Harvey is focused on […]

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Mattingly Says Slide Wouldn’t Have Been Big Deal If It Were Wright

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Mattingly Says Slide Wouldn’t Have Been Big Deal If It Were Wright

Dodger’s manager Don Mattingly defended Chase Utley‘s slide which broke Ruben Tejada‘s leg and ended his season. Mattingly argued that it was a good baseball play, and said that Mets’ fans would not have an issue with it if David Wright made a similar slide. “If it would have been their guy, they would be […]

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Collins Softens Stance, Conforto Could Start Monday Against LHP

An article by posted on October 11, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Softens Stance, Conforto Could Start Monday Against LHP

Manager Terry Collins sounded like he’s ready to pull back on his hardline stance that Michael Conforto would not start any games against a left-handed pitcher. “There are some people here whose job is to hit left-handed pitching,” Collins initially said. “Down the road, this kid will be one of them, but right now I […]

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Collins Makes It Official: Steven Matz To Start Game 4

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Collins Makes It Official: Steven Matz To Start Game 4

According to Mets manager Terry Collins, rookie left-hander Steven Matz will be the starting pitcher in Game 4 of the NLDS on Tuesday at Citi Field. Matz dealt with some tightness behind his right shoulder at the end of the regular season due to sleeping awkwardly one night. He will be making his first start since […]

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Syndergaard Strikes Out Nine In Gutty Performance

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Syndergaard Strikes Out Nine In Gutty Performance

What was overshadowed last night at Dodgers Stadium, as the Mets not only lost the game 5-2 , but lost their shortstop Ruben Tejada to a broken leg as well, was a solid pitching performance by starter Noah Syndergaard. The rookie right-hander pitched well enough to win and literally was off to a blazing start, […]

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MLB Players React To Chase Utley Breaking Ruben Tejada’s Leg

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MLB Players React To Chase Utley Breaking Ruben Tejada’s Leg

There are no shortage of reactions from around baseball on the dirty take-out slide by Chase Utley that resulted in a broken leg for Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada. Terry Collins – “Broke my shortstop’s leg, that’s all I know. I’m not going to get into it. It’s over. It’s done. Not much we can do […]

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MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 5, Mets 2, NLDS Tied 1-1

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MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 5, Mets 2, NLDS Tied 1-1

The New York Mets lost 5-2 to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night at Dodgers Stadium to even the series at 1-1. Noah Syndergaard pitched pretty well for the Mets. Thor went 6.1 innings, allowing 3 runs on 5 hits and 4 walks, striking out 9. But Thor was inefficient and it cost him, […]

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Tejada Suffers Fractured Right Fibula After Late Take-Out Slide By Utley

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Tejada Suffers Fractured Right Fibula After Late Take-Out Slide By Utley

After a dirty take-out slide by Chase Utley, Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada was severely injured and was carted off the field after medical personnel fitted his right leg with a compression air cast. Tejada was sent flying into the air and upended after the brutal late hit by Utley and was in a lot of […]

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