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Mets Minor League Recap: Cecchini Stays Hot, Thompson With Four Hits

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Mets Minor League Recap: Cecchini Stays Hot, Thompson With Four Hits

Las Vegas (49-38) 10, Salt Lake 5 The Las Vegas offense was an extra base hit machine producing nine of them on the night incuding two doubles a piece by Dilson Herrera, Cory Vaughn, and Dan Rohlfing. Travis Taijeron had two extra base hits as well, his 11th double and 15th homerun of the season. […]

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This Date In Mets History: Qualls Breaks Up Seaver’s Perfect Game

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This Date In Mets History: Qualls Breaks Up Seaver’s Perfect Game

On this date in 1969, Chicago Cubs outfielder Jimmy Qualls  hit a clean sinking single into left-center with one out in the ninth inning to break up a perfect game by Tom Seaver. The scene of the crime was a packed Shea Stadium and a dejected Seaver had to settle for a one-hit, 4-0 shutout. […]

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California Dreaming: DeGrom Wraps Up A Stellar First Half

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California Dreaming: DeGrom Wraps Up A Stellar First Half

How about that… The Mets wrapped up what was supposed to be a tough West Coast road trip by taking two of three from both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants to give them a neat and tidy 4-2 California swing. Make no mistake the offense still has a long way to […]

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Mets Prospect Merandy Gonzalez Tosses No-Hitter For GCL Mets

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Mets Prospect Merandy Gonzalez Tosses No-Hitter For GCL Mets

Right-hander Merandy Gonzalez threw a seven inning no-hitter for the GCL Mets this afternoon, in a 1-0 win over the GCL Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida. Gonzalez, 19, was making just his second start of the season and has appeared three times in relief. In his first start, he tossed five perfect innings and […]

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Dominic Smith Named FSL Player Of Month For June

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Dominic Smith Named FSL Player Of Month For June

  Dominic Smith had a dreadful start to his season hitting .220/.256/.244 with one extra base hit and nine strikeouts in the month of April while also missing time with a leg injury. Smith started to swing the bat much better in the month of May hitting .276/.321/.429 with 13 doubles, 23 RBI, and his […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Giants 1

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Giants 1

The Mets (44-42) defeated the San Francisco Giants (43-43) by a score of 4-1 this afternoon at AT&T Park. Jacob deGrom and Jake Peavy matched each other pretty much pitch for pitch until the sixth inning when the Mets finally broke into the run column. Ruben Tejada reached base on a dunker to right field, […]

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Despite Recent Run Of Success, Interest In Jon Niese Remains Stagnant

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Despite Recent Run Of Success, Interest In Jon Niese Remains Stagnant

Despite the recent run of success by lefthander Jon Niese, Andy Martino of the Daily News says it’s done little if anything to increase his value or interest in him. Baseball people he checked in with were impressed that Niese had pitched well against quality teams like the Blue Jays, Cubs and Giants, but noted […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Giants, 3:45 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Giants, 3:45 PM

The New York Mets and San Francisco Giants play a rubber match this afternoon as the Mets look to take the series in a 3:45 PM matinee at AT&T Park. All-Star Jacob deGrom (8-6, 2.30 ERA) will toe the mound for the Mets and will oppose Jake Peavy (0-3, 6.43 ERA) for the Giants. Mets […]

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Grandy and Trout and BABIP, Oh My!

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Grandy and Trout and BABIP, Oh My!

Until my drive home from AT&T Park last night, I never thought the day would come that my feelings after watching a 42-year old, 280+ pound man pitch a quality start would be, “He didn’t really pitch well tonight. We never had a chance.” Unfortunately, this is the state of the John-Mayberry-hitting-in-the-six-hole Mets. Without looking […]

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Michael Cuddyer’s Knee is Still Ailing

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Michael Cuddyer’s Knee is Still Ailing

Left fielder Michael Cuddyer continues to deal with a sore left knee and has missed five of the last seven games, including Tuesday night’s loss to the Giants and perhaps this afternoon’s series finale as well. While Cuddyer has already received a cortisone shot to reduce the pain, manager Terry Collins backtracked on Tuesday night saying his knee […]

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs San Francisco Giants

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs San Francisco Giants

Stat Line:  6 IP, 3 R, 10 H, 4 SO, 0 BB Last night, Bartolo Colon pitched well in the New York Mets 3-0 to the San Francisco Giants as he allowed ten relatively soft singles coupled with poor defense both by himself and the Mets infield.  In this article I will discuss how Colons […]

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