Mets News & Notes

MMO Exclusive: Sandy Talks Leadup To Trade Deadline and Impact On Team (Part 1)

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Sandy Talks Leadup To Trade Deadline and Impact On Team (Part 1)

I was fortunate enough to have another exclusive interview with Mets general manager Sandy Alderson again on Friday morning during my weekly Tip-Off show. With the New York Mets in first place atop the NL East and opening up a 4.5 game lead over the Washington Nationals, fans are salivating at the thought of postseason […]

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MMO Exclusive: Bobby Valentine Says Mets Could Win World Series

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Bobby Valentine Says Mets Could Win World Series

In the last three weeks, the conversation has largely shifted from if the Mets make the postseason to when. The question still remaining however, is whether this is a team capable of playing deep into October or not. Bobby Valentine, who knows a thing or two about quality Mets baseball, believes this year’s club could […]

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Thoughts On Mets, Weekend, Postseason and Maintaining Positive Outlook

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Thoughts On Mets, Weekend, Postseason and Maintaining Positive Outlook

So I received this email from a Mets fan – I think it was a Mets fan – asking me the following: “So are you still having fun? Is this still the most exciting season of Mets baseball you’ve experienced in years? LOL it was only a matter of time until they started falling apart. […]

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Collins Miffed At Missed Double Play

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Miffed At Missed Double Play

Following the Mets 8-1 loss to the Pirates at Citi Field, Terry Collins vocalized his frustration about the Mets’ botched double play during the 7th inning. Bobby Parnell induced a potential double play ball, but his throw sailed into centerfield because Ruben Tejada failed to cover the bag. The miscue opened the floodgates as the […]

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Mets Minors: Goeddel With Scoreless Frame For B’Mets, Black Takes Loss

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Goeddel With Scoreless Frame For B’Mets, Black Takes Loss

  Iowa 4, Las Vegas (66-56) 3 Vic Black struck out Mike Baxter to start the 9th inning before allowing a double that right fielder Travis Taijeron misplayed allowing the hitter to go to third. Matt Szczur successfully executed the squeeze play to knock in the winning run. Black would then strike out Javier Baez […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 8, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 8, Mets 1

The New York Mets were swept by the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon at Citi Field where the Mets lost the series finale a score of 8 to 1. Matt Harvey wasn’t particularly dominating this afternoon, and he labored with baserunners in every inning despite only allowing one run on a solo shot by Pedro Alvarez […]

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MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on August 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The New York Mets (63-54) maintained their 4.5 game lead atop the National League East despite consecutive extra-inning losses to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Matt Harvey (11-7, 2.61) will get the start on Sunday as the Mets look to avoid getting swept. He will oppose left-hander Jeff Locke (6-7, 4.43) for the Bucs in a 1:10 […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Wows The Crowd With Spectacular Defensive Gem

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Yoenis Cespedes Wows The Crowd With Spectacular Defensive Gem

Yoenis Cespedes went 2-for-6 and registered his 43rd multi-hit effort of the season on Saturday night. He is now tied for the third-most multi-hit games in the major leagues. However it was his defensive jaw-dropping gem in left field that a packed Citi Field will remember for a long time despite the 5-4 loss to the […]

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Daniel Murphy Takes The Hit For Mets Loss

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Daniel Murphy Takes The Hit For Mets Loss

Daniel Murphy had an awful game last night, going 0-for-6 with two strikeouts and seeing his season-best hitting streak snapped at 10 games. Additionally, it was Murphy’s costly decision while playing first base that really proved to be the fatal blow in Saturday’s crushing extra-innings loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. In the top of the 14th […]

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Steven Matz Happy After His First Rehab Start

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Steven Matz Happy After His First Rehab Start

Steven Matz started for St. Lucie (A) on Saturday night and threw one inning while allowing one run, earned, on three hits with two strikeouts. The young lefthander threw 23 total pitches, 16 for strikes in his first rehab start and later told reporters that he felt no discomfort in his left lat muscle area. “I […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 3 (14)

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 3 (14)

The Mets (63-54) fell to the Pirates (68-46) by a score of 5-3 in 14 innings on Saturday night. Jon Niese turned in a decent outing for the Mets, giving up 3 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings, striking out 5. The Mets were bitten by the long ball in the […]

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