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Matt den Dekker is Having a Great Spring

An article by posted on March 15, 2014 0 Comments
Matt den Dekker is Having a Great Spring

(Photo by David Conde, Metsmerized Online) In last night’s game recap I mentioned that Matt den Dekker may be putting himself back into the family photo in the Mets outfield. Don’t look now but after going 1-for-3, Matt den Dekker is batting .409 (9-for-22) in 13 games with a double, triple, three runs and five RBIs. He’s entering […]

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Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas

An article by posted on March 15, 2014 0 Comments
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas

A number of Mets headed west to Las Vegas on Friday for a two game series with the Chicago Cubs. The following is the complete roster of who made the trip to Sin City as announced by the team. Pitchers: RHP Joel Carreno, Bartolo Colon, RHP Cory Mazzoni, Mejia, RHP Rafael Montero, RHP Bobby Parnell, RHP Ryan Reid, RHP Miguel Socolovich and […]

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The Changeup and its Impact on Baseball and the Mets

An article by posted on March 14, 2014 0 Comments
The Changeup and its Impact on Baseball and the Mets

(Photo by David Conde, Metsmerized Online) Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal, wrote a great article on how Noah Syndergaard needs to develop a changeup to complete his arsenal and write his ticket to the majors. Despite Syndergaard’s 98 mph fastball and his hook from hell, Diamond says that if the 21-year-old right-hander wants to […]

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Spring Training Recap: Marlins 1, Mets 0

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Spring Training Recap: Marlins 1, Mets 0

A split squad of the Mets were defeated by the Miami Marlins by a score of 1-0 on Friday night at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter. Zack Wheeler started the game for the Mets and delivered another solid outing tossing 4.2 innings and allowing one run on three hits and a walk with two punch […]

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Davis and Duda Play in Minor League Game

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Davis and Duda Play in Minor League Game

  March 14 Ike Davis and Lucas Duda both played in a minor league game this afternoon at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. Both sluggers were designated hitters (how did that work?) and got five at-bats each. Davis went 1-for-3 with two walks, while Duda went 0-for-4 with one walk. The first base competition […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins at 7:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins at 7:05 PM

Righthander Zack Wheeler takes the hill tonight against the Miami Marlins at 7:05 PM in Jupiter. Wheeler will oppose RHP Tom Koehler for the Fish.  Tonight’s game will be broadcast on WOR 710 AM and former Mets closer John Franco will be calling the game, the first of three spring training games he will be calling. The Mets […]

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Adding a Former MVP to the Mix?

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Adding a Former MVP to the Mix?

If you don’t have a starting SS you’re comfortable with, less than 20 spring games to go, you have a problem. Meaning, we have a problem. You’ve heard all the names already, Nick Franklin, Stephen Drew, Didi Gregorius and Chris Owings. All seemingly will either command one of our better prospects, which none of them […]

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Mets Option deGrom and Walters to Triple-A

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Mets Option deGrom and Walters to Triple-A

The Mets announced that Jeff Walters and Jacob DeGrom have been optioned to Triple-A this morning. Both pitchers were vying for jobs in the Mets bullpen and were having solid Springs. The Mets signed deGrom in the 9th round of the 2010 June Amateur draft out of Stetson University. The right-hander has pitched in 51 minor league […]

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Tejada Commits Another Error, What Should Mets Do At Shortstop?

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Tejada Commits Another Error, What Should Mets Do At Shortstop?

Ruben Tejada committed his third error in six Grapefruit League games today against the Nationals, this time falling to handle a routine grounder to end the fourth inning. He also went 0-for-3 at the plate, including grounding into a 5-4-3 double play, and is now 1-for-15 this Spring. Afterward, Tejada told reporters, “Errors happen. Everybody makes them.” This […]

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Wheeler’s Command Not as Bad as it Seems

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Wheeler’s Command Not as Bad as it Seems

In a fantastic Fangraphs piece written by Jeff Sullivan, he acknowledges the imperfections in Zack Wheeler’s command and introduces the possibility of the receivers catching Wheeler playing a role in last season’s strike numbers. Sullivan states that Wheeler certainly needs to polish his command to reach his lofty expectations. He’s always walked batters in the […]

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