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Smoltz Says Mets Rotation Is Better Than 90′s Braves Staff

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Smoltz Says Mets Rotation Is Better Than 90′s Braves Staff

In an interview with Daniel Popper of the NY Daily News, John Smoltz says the Mets rotation is “way better” than the Braves starters during the 90′s. “They’re way better,” Smoltz told Popper. “They’ve got more talent than we could ever have.” Smoltz was a member of the Braves excellent rotation during the 90′s, which […]

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Is Aramis Ramirez Coming To The Mets?

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Is Aramis Ramirez Coming To The Mets?

Are the Mets going to trade for Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez? That’s what ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick said when he was asked to predict one deal he believed would go down at the trade deadline. Crasnick believes the Mets have the pitching prospects to get a deal done and enough resources to take on […]

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Minor League Roster Moves: Castellanos Headed To Japan, Lutz Back

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Minor League Roster Moves: Castellanos Headed To Japan, Lutz Back

  The Mets have brought back Zach Lutz to the organization after releasing him last June to allow him to sign with Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of the Japanese Pacific League. He has been added to the Las Vegas 51′s roster to take the place of OF/IF Alex Castellanos who is headed to play in […]

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Featured Post: Resilient Mets Are Poised For A Second Half Run

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Featured Post: Resilient Mets Are Poised For A Second Half Run

The All Star Break, baseball’s hallway point of a long 162 game season, is finally upon us and for the first time since 2010 the Mets remain in the hunt for October baseball as they go into a much needed four day rest. A season that was destined with so much promise and hope has […]

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Conforto and Smith Make Law’s Top 50 List

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Conforto and Smith Make Law’s Top 50 List

Keith Law of ESPN.com ranks Michael Conforto 12th overall and Dominic Smith 40th inside his top 50 prospect list. Law believes Conforto has the potential to develop into a perennial 20 home run hitter with a .400 on base percentage. Law says that his discipline and excellent eye at the plate is what separates him […]

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Mets Enjoying Significant Attendance and Revenue Increases

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Mets Enjoying Significant Attendance and Revenue Increases

Matt Ehalt of The Record reports that the Mets say they have the six largest attendance increase in major league baseball at 7.72 percent overall, with weekend games up 16.38 percent as well. The Mets are averaging 29,284 fans per game at Citi Field, up from 26,860 fans per game in 2014. As I reported last […]

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Have The Mets Been A Victim Of Bad Luck?

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Have The Mets Been A Victim Of Bad Luck?

Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal argues that injuries aren’t an excuse for the team’s performance this season. While the Mets have suffered an immense amount of injuries to key players, Costa explains that it doesn’t all come down to misfortune or bad luck. “The notion is as convenient as it is misleading. The […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Eastern League ASG Ends In Homerun Shootout

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Mets Minor League Recap: Eastern League ASG Ends In Homerun Shootout

INT All-Stars 4, PCL All-Stars 3 The Pacific Coast League All-Stars took a 3-1 lead in the 8th inning on a two-run homerun by Diamondbacks prospect Peter O’Brien but Jon Edwards from the Rangers organization gave up three runs in the top of the 9th. The lone 51′s representative at the game (Matt Reynolds on […]

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MMO Doles Out Mets First Half Awards!

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MMO Doles Out Mets First Half Awards!

Here are my awards for the first half of the 2015 Mets season – a season that has had its share of ups and downs, but overall has been fun and exciting to watch as the Mets remain in the hunt. Here goes… Most Valuable Player: Jacob deGrom Least Valuable Player: Michael Cuddyer Cy Young: […]

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D’Arnaud Loses Elbow Brace, Begins Limited Baseball Activities

An article by posted on July 15, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Loses Elbow Brace, Begins Limited Baseball Activities

Some good news finally on the injury front. Catcher Travis d’Arnaud is no longer wearing a brace on his hyperextended left elbow and has resumed light baseball activities, Sandy Alderson told reporters on Wednesday night. (Marc Carig, Newsday) Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, writes that d’Arnaud could begin playing in rehab games soon, but that […]

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