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Mets Acquire LHP Blake Taylor From Pirates To Complete Ike Davis Trade

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Acquire LHP Blake Taylor From Pirates To Complete Ike Davis Trade

The Mets have finally completed the Ike Davis trade, acquiring left-handed pitching prospect Blake Taylor from the Pirates. Taylor, 18, was selected by the Pirates in the second round (51st overall) last year, signing exactly a year from today. Draft picks cannot be traded until a year after they sign, meaning Taylor had to stay […]

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Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York speculates that righthanded reliever Ryan Reid could be an option when the Mets look to add a fresh arm to their fatigued bullpen on Monday when they begin a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets bullpen was leaned on for eight innings of relief on Sunday […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Padres 1

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Padres 1

The Mets (31-38) beat the Padres (29-40) by a score of 3-1 on Sunday afternoon at Citi Field. Daisuke Matsuzaka got the start for the Mets, but left after 1 inning with an upset stomach. As a result, the bullpen had to be leaned on heavily today, and Carlos Torres (4 innings, 1 run), Vic […]

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

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 1:05 PM

The Mets play a rubber game Sunday against the San Diego Padres at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-0, 2.95 ERA) opposes right-hander Ian Kennedy (5-7, 3.63) in the Father’s Day finale. Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright -3B Bobby Abreu – RF Andrew Brown – LF […]

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Chris Young Strikes Out Four Times, Now Batting .196

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Strikes Out Four Times, Now Batting .196

Chris Young may have had one of his worst games as a Met today, going 0-for-4 with four strikeouts and failing to hustle on a line drive into the outfield that got by him. Young saw his batting average drop to .196 with a .283 on-base percentage. The fans at Citi Field let him have it, booing […]

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MMO Game Recap: Padres 5, Mets 0

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Padres 5, Mets 0

Although Zack Wheeler and Jesse Hahn had near-identical starts their last time on a major-league mound, their outings on Saturday couldn’t be any more different. Hahn, who in his first MLB start lasted just 3 2/3 innings just 11 days ago, let up a single to his first batter of the game in Ruben Tejada. […]

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Mejia Says He Is Pain-Free, Wouldn’t Rule Out Pitching Today If Needed

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Says He Is Pain-Free, Wouldn’t Rule Out Pitching Today If Needed

Jenrry Mejia was without pain while warming up prior to Saturday’s game against the Padres, the Mets closer told MMO. Mejia said that although he has not fully healed just yet, he would be ready if manager Terry Collins were to need him today. “I want to see if tomorrow I will feel 100 percent,” Mejia said. “I […]

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MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 4:10 PM

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 4:10 PM

After a late finish last night, the Mets will take the field in an afternoon game two in the series against the Padres. Oh, and it’s also 50 Cent day. It’s going to be a battle of the young guns with Zack Wheeler taking the mound hoping to get his third win of the season against […]

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Colon Stellar Again, But Could Be Traded To Free Up Money

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Colon Stellar Again, But Could Be Traded To Free Up Money

After allowing a home run with nobody out in the second inning, Bartolo Colon retired the next 18 batters he faced last night, en route to his sixth victory of the season. Colon was dominant for 7.1 innings, allowing just two runs on four hits while walking one and striking out seven. It was the […]

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Mejia Is Unavailable This Weekend, But Should Avoid Trip To DL

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Is Unavailable This Weekend, But Should Avoid Trip To DL

Terry Collins told reporters that Jenrry Mejia will avoid a trip to the disabled list, but added that the young righthander will more than likely be unavailable this weekend as a precaution. “They said it’s probably going to be a day or so before he’s going to be available,” said Collins. Mejia underwent an MRI […]

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