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Uribe Has A Huge Night Filling In For Wright

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
Uribe Has A Huge Night Filling In For Wright

With David Wright getting the day off, Juan Uribe filled in for the Captain and had a huge night at the plate. He finished the day going 3-for-4 with three RBI against his former team as the Mets crushed the Braves 7-2. His first hit was a single in the fourth inning against Shelby Miller […]

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Bartolo Colon Sets Scoreless Innings Record

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Bartolo Colon Sets Scoreless Innings Record

On Thursday night, Mets’ veteran starter Bartolo Colon set a new major league record for scoreless innings by a pitcher age 42 or older at 31 consecutive innings. Colon, who was coming off a complete game shutout against the Miami Marlins in his last start, kept the Braves scoreless through the first six innings, before […]

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Mets Equal 2014 Win Total With 7-2 Win Over Braves

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Mets Equal 2014 Win Total With 7-2 Win Over Braves

The Mets (79-61) beat the Braves (56-85) by a score of 7-2 on Thursday night in Atlanta, matching their win total from last season with 22 games still to play. Bartolo Colon had a strong game for the Mets, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits and a walk in 6.2 innings, striking out 2. Bartolo’s […]

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Dan Warthen Taken To Atlanta Hospital For Rapid Heartbeat

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Dan Warthen Taken To Atlanta Hospital For Rapid Heartbeat

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen was taken to an Atlanta hospital Thursday after experiencing a rapid heartbeat, general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters at Turner Field. Apparently it was serious enough that doctors have decided to admit him, Warthen, 62, has been the Mets pitching coach since June 2008 and is widely credited for the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM (Atlanta Beatdown!)

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM (Atlanta Beatdown!)

The New York Mets roll into Atlanta for a four-game series against the Braves fresh off of an incredible sweep of the Washington Nationals in DC. The Mets (78-61) have opened a seven-game division lead over Washington (71-68) with 23 games remaining and their magic number is down to 17. The Mets are 17 games […]

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Travis d’Arnaud and Michael Conforto: Unsung Heroes of 2015 Mets

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Travis d’Arnaud and Michael Conforto: Unsung Heroes of 2015 Mets

The acquisitions of Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson and particularly Yoenis Cespedes proved crucial in sparking the Mets late-July turnaround. Cespedes, a multi-tool talent in the outfield, has performed so well, his name is being mentioned in MVP discussions despite just playing in just 36 National League games. Johnson and Uribe, in addition to their veteran […]

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Zack Wheeler Making Progress In Rehab From TJS

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Zack Wheeler Making Progress In Rehab From TJS

Mets right-handed starter Zack Wheeler, who underwent Tommy John surgery last March, is making progress on his rehab from the operation reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The Mets open up a four game series with the Braves and Wheeler will visit with the team at Turner Field during the duration of the series […]

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Warthen: Matt Harvey Has Not Been Abused

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Warthen: Matt Harvey Has Not Been Abused

Just wanted to update this earlier post by alerting you to a fantastic article by Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal who writes: “Even after allowing seven runs in 5 1/3 innings to the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night, Harvey has thrown the ninth-fewest pitches per inning of any pitcher in baseball with at […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Has Found His Way Into The NL MVP Discussion

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Yoenis Cespedes Has Found His Way Into The NL MVP Discussion

The New York Mets have never seen a player take home an MVP award in their 53-year history — but the last 36 games have given the fan base a glimpse of what one in a Mets uniform might look like. Although he cannot run for President like Thor hoped because he was born in […]

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Mets Minors Playoffs: Binghamton And Savannah Lose Game One

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Mets Minors Playoffs: Binghamton And Savannah Lose Game One

  As the big league club was putting the finishing touches on the sweep of the Nationals neither of the Mets two affiliates left playing were having the same success as they both dropped game one of their playoff series. Reading 9, Binghamton 4 Game One (Best of 5) The B’Mets found themselves in a […]

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Magic Number 17! Mets Increase Division Lead To 7, Sweep Nationals 5-3!

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Magic Number 17! Mets Increase Division Lead To 7, Sweep Nationals 5-3!

The Mets (78-61) defeated the Washington Nationals (71-68) tonight at Nationals Park by a score of 5-3, and in the process, completing the series sweep. Offense:  Stephen Strasburg took the ball for the Nationals, as Washington looked to salvage the final game of the series and avoid the sweep. Through the first seven innings, the […]

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