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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Yankees, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Yankees, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Tampa to take on the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field for a Subway Series spring rematch at 1:05 PM. The game will be televised on MLB Network. Rafael Montero will take the mound for the Mets and will be opposed by Masahiro Tanaka for the Yanks. […]

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2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 10-6

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 10-6

No. 10 Jhoan Urena, 3B Age: 20 Height: 6’1 Weight: 200 Bats/Throws: Both/Right Last year: Unranked Synopsis: The Mets signed Jhoan Urena out of the Dominican Republic in 2011 for $425,000 because of his ability to drive the ball from both sides of the plate. Jhoan set career highs last year in every offensive category hitting […]

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Flores Taking Grounders, Walking Comfortably, Thursday Targeted For Return

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Flores Taking Grounders, Walking Comfortably, Thursday Targeted For Return

Shortstop Wilmer Flores is on the field doing morning drills, taking fielding practice, and appears to be walking very comfortably this morning. Manager Terry Collins expects to have him back in the starting lineup on Thursday. March 23 Wilmer Flores told reporters that he does not believe his bruised left foot will jeopardize his availability […]

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Sand Gnats To Leave Savannah

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Sand Gnats To Leave Savannah

Historic Grayson Stadium, Savannah, GA According to a report by Adam Rubin, Mets are semi-officially stating that their Single-A affiliate, the Savannah Sand Gnats, are ceasing their occupancy in Savannah, Georgia on October 1st, 2015. and will be relocating to a brand new, state of the art stadium located in Columbia, South Carolina. The Mets […]

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Alderson Says Ticket Sales Was Consideration In Home Opener Decision

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Says Ticket Sales Was Consideration In Home Opener Decision

General manager Sandy Alderson acknowledged that bumping Matt Harvey from the home opener at Citi Field was in part based on maximizing ticket sales. From Adam Rubin: “You’re assuming people are more interested in seeing Harvey pitch than Jacob. That’s probably true, but not something that I would acknowledge.” As for selling extra tickets for Day […]

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Is A Potential Power Surge In David Wright’s Future?

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Is A Potential Power Surge In David Wright’s Future?

It may only be spring training, but David Wright is starting to look like his old self again. In Sunday’s game against the Yankees, Wright launched an opposite field home run off of CC Sabathia. Then on Tuesday, Wright went 1-for-3 and blasted a towering two-run homer off Collin McHugh, his third of the spring. […]

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Mets Option LHP Jack Leathersich to Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Option LHP Jack Leathersich to Minor League Camp

The Mets announced that left-handed relief pitcher Jack Leathersich was optioned down to minor league camp. Leathersich was among the handful of candidates in camp all vying to fill the lefty relief void created when the Mets lost Josh Edgin to Tommy John surgery. In eight relief appearances this spring, Leathersich posted a 9.64 ERA […]

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MMO Game Recap: Astros 4, Mets 3

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Astros 4, Mets 3

The New York Mets lost to the Houston Astros at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie by a score of 4-3. Pitching: Dillon Gee pitched 4 scoreless innings, allowing 4 hits and one walk, while striking out 1 Astro. He was relieved by Buddy Carlyle, who gave up 1 run. Dario Alvarez pitched a scoreless […]

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Mets Have No Interest In LHP Joe Beimel

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have No Interest In LHP Joe Beimel

The New York Mets desperately need left-handed relief help, but Joe Beimel is not a consideration, a team source confirmed to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Another team source told Mike Puma that the Mets are not likely to add another lefty reliever before opening day. So basically, what we have to work with is whatever’s in camp. […]

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Making Sense of Matt Reynolds

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Making Sense of Matt Reynolds

With Daniel Murphy likely to start the season on the DL, 24-year-old Matt Reynolds has a good chance of turning an impressive Triple-A campaign from last season into a starting spot on the Mets 2015 Opening Day lineup. The second-round pick from Oklahoma has never been rated a top prospect, in fact Baseball America doesn’t […]

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