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Jon Niese Has Shown Significant Improvement

An article by posted on June 18, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Niese Has Shown Significant Improvement

In a year highlighted by one of the league’s best rotations, a big reason the Mets remain atop the National League East 67 games into the season, some fans remain unsatisfied with one particular member of that rotation. Jon Niese has had the worst start to a season of his career posting an ERA over 7 in […]

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Road Warriors The Mets Are Not

An article by posted on June 18, 2015 0 Comments
Road Warriors The Mets Are Not

Here it is Thursday, June 18 and the New York Mets find themselves in first place with a 36-31 record and a 1 1/2 game lead over the Washington Nationals. It feels good. It’s amazing when you think about it. The Mets have played some exciting baseball this season and I couldn’t be happier with […]

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Akeel Morris Optioned To Double-A, Logan Verrett Called Up

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Akeel Morris Optioned To Double-A, Logan Verrett Called Up

The Mets needed an extra arm in their overworked bullpen. So earlier this week, they bought up pitcher Akeel Morris all the way from Class-A St Lucie mainly because he was already on the 40-man roster. The 22-year old righty made his major league debut on Wednesday against the Blue Jays in Toronto and got […]

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Matz Fires Seven Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on June 18, 2015 0 Comments
Matz Fires Seven Scoreless Innings

Steven Matz‘s dominance continued last night for Triple-A Las Vegas. He pitched seven shutout innings while allowing just four hits and striking out five. Matz was simply overpowering, and he even got stronger as the game progressed. He retired the final ten batters that faced him before being pulled in the eight inning at 87 […]

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MMO Game Recap: Blue Jays 8, Mets 0

An article by posted on June 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Blue Jays 8, Mets 0

The Mets (36-31) fell to the Blue Jays (35-32) by a score of 8-0 on Wednesday night in Toronto. Jon Niese took the hill for the Mets and pitched well, going seven innings while allowing three runs on seven hits and four walks, striking out six. Toronto took an early lead they would never relinquish […]

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Former Mets Majority Owner Nelson Doubleday Jr. Passes Away

An article by posted on June 17, 2015 0 Comments
Former Mets Majority Owner Nelson Doubleday Jr. Passes Away

The Mets announced that Nelson Doubleday, Jr., the former owner of the Mets, has passed away at the age of 81. According to Doubleday’s family, the cause of death was pneumonia. “We were saddened to hear the news of the passing of Nelson Doubleday, Jr.,” The Mets said in a statement. “Nelson had a love […]

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Mets Eye Tuesday For Daniel Murphy’s Return

An article by posted on June 17, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Eye Tuesday For Daniel Murphy’s Return

Daniel Murphy will not be activated from the disabled list when eligible on Saturday as was expected. General manager Sandy Alderson said the Mets are now eyeing Tuesday’s series opener at Milwaukee for Murphy’s return. (ESPN New York) Murphy has been playing in extended spring training games at Port St. Lucie since Friday, and has yet […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Blue Jays, 7:07 PM

An article by posted on June 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Blue Jays, 7:07 PM

The New York Mets now head north of the border to continue the second leg of their home and home series against the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre. Jon Niese (3-6, 4.24) opposes Drew Hutchison (5-1, 5.75) in a 7:07 PM matchup. The Mets have won three in a row and five of […]

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Mets’ Young Guns To Be Featured On Sports Illustrated Cover

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Mets’ Young Guns To Be Featured On Sports Illustrated Cover

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post reports that Tom Verducci is working on a cover story about the Mets’ young pitchers for Sports Illustrated. Earlier this week, Harvey was interviewed a second time by Verducci, and then he met with and interviewed Noah Syndergaard as well. Of course Harvey was the last Met featured on […]

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Featured Post: “It’s An Organizational Victory”

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Featured Post: “It’s An Organizational Victory”

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post caught up with Former GM Omar Minaya, who now works for the Players Association, and was at Citi Field on Monday. Under his watch, the Mets signed Steven Matz, Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Jeurys Familia, Wilmer Flores, Lucas Duda, Juan Lagares and other key players. “Matz has always […]

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