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Mets DFA Alex Torres, Acquire LHP Eric O’Flaherty From A’s

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Mets DFA Alex Torres, Acquire LHP Eric O’Flaherty From A’s

The Mets have designated lefty reliever Alex Torres for assignment tonight, and have acquired lefty reliever Eric O’Flaherty from the Oakland A’s for a player to be named later and cash. O’Flaherty, 30, is a true lefty specialist in every sense, and has held left-handed batters to a .186 batting average in 50 plate appearances for the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Marlins 1 (5 Straight Wins!!)

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Marlins 1 (5 Straight Wins!!)

Safe At Home!!! The New York Mets (57-50) defeated the Miami Marlins (43-64) by a score of 5-1 Tuesday night at Marlins Park. Offense: The Mets had the bases loaded in the first inning with two outs, however they were not able to get runs across. The Mets were making Marlins’ starter Brad Hand work […]

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

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

The New York Mets and Miami Marlins will play the second game of their series tonight at 7:10 PM at Marlins Park. For the Amazins, Jonathon Niese (5-9, 3.63) gets the starting assignment and he will oppose left-hander Brad Hand (1-2, 5.12) for the Marlins. New York has won four straight games and is 7-2 […]

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Mets Minors: Dilson Homers Again, Gee With Another Complete Game

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Mets Minors: Dilson Homers Again, Gee With Another Complete Game

  Las Vegas (61-49) 7, Tacoma 2 Dillon Gee pitched his second straight complete game giving up two runs on ten hits (HR) and two walks while striking out four. Gee is now 6-1 with a 4.85 ERA and 1.44 WHIP in eight starts for the 51′s. Dilson Herrera leadoff the bottom of the first […]

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Conforto and Cespedes Blast Mets Into First Place!

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Conforto and Cespedes Blast Mets Into First Place!

After cutting a trip to Triple-A Las Vegas off at the pass, the Mets decided that Michael Conforto would remain with the team after all when Kirk Nieuwenhuis went on the DL with a neck injury. And what a fortunate decision it was as Conforto led the charge with a three-run homer to put the Mets up […]

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Bryce Harper: I Don’t Give A Crap About Mets

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Bryce Harper: I Don’t Give A Crap About Mets

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper got snippy with reporters when asked about the New York Mets taking over sole possession of first place in the National League East on Monday night. “I don’t give a crap what the Mets are doing. Or Dodgers or Giants or Texas or anybody,” Harper said after the Nationals lost […]

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Mets Take Sole Possession Of First Place After 12-1 Rout Of Marlins

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Take Sole Possession Of First Place After 12-1 Rout Of Marlins

There was no slowing the New York Mets down as they hit the road for Miami and pummeled the Marlins by a score of 12-1 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory. It was a game of firsts for the Mets beginning with Michael Conforto who blasted his first career home run to put […]

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

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

After an electrifying sweep of the Washington Nationals at Citi Field, the first place New York Mets will try to keep things rolling as they hit the road for a three game series against the Miami Marlins. Bartolo Colon (9-10, 4.96) looks to bounce back from a rough start and he opposes Tom Koehler (8-7, […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Gets His Wish To Play Center Field

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Yoenis Cespedes Gets His Wish To Play Center Field

Recently acquired Yoenis Cespedes is known for his bat and speed but is also quite an adept defender in the outfield. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, a day after Cespedes told manager Terry Collins he prefers center field to a corner spot, the new Mets outfielder got his wish. Cespedes started in […]

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Collins Talks Innings Limits and Six-Man Rotation

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Collins Talks Innings Limits and Six-Man Rotation

On Sunday, manager Terry Collins raised the possibility that the Mets could begin skipping starts for their three young starters who are quickly gaining on their pre-planned innings limits. While the team is not looking forward to that prospect, concern is rising and the timing of it all presents a significant conundrum as the Mets […]

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