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Thoughts on the Future of the Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Thoughts on the Future of the Mets Bullpen

Thoughts from Joe D. I wanted to share with you a conversation we had in our Game Thread from last night. It had to do with the bullpen which of course became a big topic of concern after that ugly meltdown in the 9-6 loss against the Astros. Sach Hi Joe D and guys. I […]

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Black On Being Optioned To Minors: “I Didn’t See It Coming”

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Black On Being Optioned To Minors: “I Didn’t See It Coming”

Thoughts from Joe D. Reliever Vic Black has been optioned and will begin the season in Triple-A Las Vegas, the team announced via Twitter on Wednesday. “I didn’t see it coming, but I also couldn’t expect anything different really because what I did was struggle all spring,” Black said. “And that’s not what they’re trying to put together […]

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NL Central Preview: Can Anybody Catch the Cards?

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
NL Central Preview: Can Anybody Catch the Cards?

The smartest thing to do over the last few years has been to pencil in the St. Louis Cardinals as the best team in the NL Central and then just throw the rest of the teams in a hat. But, times are changing and the Pittsburgh Pirates are trying to take this division over. You […]

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Proud To See How Far Dillon Gee Has Come

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Proud To See How Far Dillon Gee Has Come

Because the game wasn’t televised it looks like we all missed a great performance by Mets righthander Dillon Gee on Wednesday night against the Astros. He tossed six no-hit innings, walked one and struck out seven, and served notice to the National League that he’s back and he’s ready. “I felt really good out there,” […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 6:05 PM (WOR)

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 6:05 PM (WOR)

The New York Mets head to Kissimmee to take on the Houston Astros tonight a 6:05 PM. Dillon Gee gets his final tune-up of the spring and will oppose Scott Feldman in a game that will be broadcast on WOR 710 AM. Gee has been tabbed to start on Opening Day for the Mets who […]

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Mets Not Expected To Make Moves Prior To Opening Day

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Not Expected To Make Moves Prior To Opening Day

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reports that a team insider indicated that the Mets are not expected to make any external additions before Opening Day, big or small. Rubin adds that the source said something not currently foreseeable would have to develop quickly for a trade to materialize. Well that will just mean is the Mets […]

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Forbes: Mets Franchise Value Continues To Decline

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Forbes: Mets Franchise Value Continues To Decline

Forbes has released their list of franchise values of each Major League Baseball team. The Mets ranked ninth with a value of $800 million, just behind the St. Louis Cardinals ($820 million). The Yankees top the chart, coming in at $2.5 billion. This is the 17th year that Forbes has released this list, and the Yankees have […]

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How Much Does Lagares Have To Hit To Keep Starting Job?

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
How Much Does Lagares Have To Hit To Keep Starting Job?

It looks like Sandy Alderson may have inadvertently hinted that Juan Lagares will get a chance to be the everyday center fielder to begin the season when talking to reporters on Tuesday. “I think everybody would probably agree he’s our best outfielder, he’s our best center fielder,” Alderson said about Lagares. “But he’s going to […]

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A Big Season From Granderson Will Be Crucial To Any Mets Success

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
A Big Season From Granderson Will Be Crucial To Any Mets Success

In this latest MMO Roundtable, I asked our writers to tell me which new Mets player would be most critical to the team’s success in 2014. Gerry – The new Met that will prove most critical to the team’s 2014 success will likely be Granderson. Marlon Byrd‘s emergence as an offensive force behind David Wright […]

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Only The Marlins Are A Worse Draw On Road Than Mets

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Only The Marlins Are A Worse Draw On Road Than Mets

Here is a different way to look at the secondary ticket market. (Hat tip to Joanne) Sreekar Jasthi of Nerd Wallet took a different approach and analyzed how visiting teams impacted ticket prices overall. Using current ticket pricing data from TiqIQ, here is a chart showing the results of their team by team comparison. Not surprisingly, […]

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