Mets News & Notes

MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Marlins, 4:10 PM

An article by posted on June 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Marlins, 4:10 PM

The Mets look to get back in the win column as they take on the Marlins in the third game of a four game series. First pitch is scheduled for 4:10 PM. Jacob deGrom (0-4, 4.39 ERA) takes the ball for the Mets and he faces off against the Marlins Tom Koehler (5-5, 3.84 ERA). […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Not Happy With Friday’s Play At The Plate

An article by posted on June 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Not Happy With Friday’s Play At The Plate

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Sandy Alderson disassociated himself Friday from the blocking-the-plate rule enacted by Major League Baseball this season even though he serves as chairman of the rules committee that influenced it. Rubin adds that the only person visibly livid in the clubhouse was Alderson and the GM implied after the […]

Continue Reading »

Jacob deGrom Once Again Seeking First Victory

An article by posted on June 21, 2014 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Once Again Seeking First Victory

Jacob deGrom will be taking the mound on Saturday in Miami against the Marlins for his eighth major league start, with the hopes that he will finally win that elusive first victory on the season. DeGrom (0-4, 4.39), has been victimized by a lack of run support from the Mets and over his last three starts […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Game Recap: Marlins 3, Mets 2

An article by posted on June 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Marlins 3, Mets 2

The Mets (33-41) dropped the second game of their four game set with the Marlins (37-36) on Friday night by a score of 3-2. Daisuke Matsuzaka got the start for the Mets and pitched very well, as he has all season. After Rafael Furcal scored in the first inning following his leadoff triple, the 33-year […]

Continue Reading »

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

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

Trying to continue their two-game win streak, the Mets are in Miami for the second of four against the Marlins.  First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM at Marlins Park. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-0, 2.81) will have the pressure to continue the slight win streak when he faces the Marlins Henderson Alvarez (3-3, 2.58). Matsuzaka left […]

Continue Reading »

Darin Gorski Showing He Belongs In Vegas

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Darin Gorski Showing He Belongs In Vegas

I’m sitting here smiling at 12:40 in the morning, knowing I have to get up early for today’s radio show.  Yes, a little part of the smile is for Zack Wheeler and his brilliant three-hit complete game shutout, the first in his career.  But, the biggest part of my smile points towards Las Vegas where […]

Continue Reading »

Prospect Spotlight: B-Mets Pitcher Tyler Pill

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: B-Mets Pitcher Tyler Pill

Tyler Pill pitched a gem of a game, and also helped out his own cause with an amazing night at the plate. The Mets 4th round pick of the 2011 Amateur draft, earned the victory and evened up his record to 5-5 by tossing eight innings, allowing no runs, on four hits, with no walks and […]

Continue Reading »

I Not Robot

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
I Not Robot

Watching the game on Thursday night, I was struck by a couple of things. The home plate umpire’s strike zone, and the accuracy of calls at first. I didn’t think initially there was a connection but I was wrong! You see the home plate umpire’s strike zone was large and low, but remarkably consistent, so […]

Continue Reading »

Wheeler Tosses Complete Game Three Hit Gem

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Tosses Complete Game Three Hit Gem

Just what the doctor ordered, a complete game gem by Zack Wheeler, when he and the Mets needed it the most. On Thursday night against the Marlins in Miami, Wheeler threw a dazzling, 111 pitch three hit shutout, which was the best game of his brief major league career. “I still had plenty,” Wheeler told […]

Continue Reading »

Chris Young Compares His Poor Start To 2013 With A’s

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Compares His Poor Start To 2013 With A’s

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Chris Young sees parallels between his subpar start last season with the Oakland Athletics, which resulted in reduced playing time, and his current status with the Mets. “It’s a little similar with the playing time and with the gaps in between at-bats that I’ve had from time to time,” Young tells […]

Continue Reading »