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MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Giants, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on August 21, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Giants, 8:05 PM

Sunday, August 21, 2016 • 8:08 p.m. (ET) AT&T Park • San Francisco, CA RHP Noah Syndergaard (10-7, 2.76) vs. RHP Je! Samardzija (10-8, 4.24) ESPN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets finally won a game yesterday! Wooo! The Mets had a good day at the plate yesterday highlighted by Cespedes […]

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Of Course the Mets Should Bring Back Their Stopper Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on August 21, 2016 0 Comments
Of Course the Mets Should Bring Back Their Stopper Bartolo Colon

Sometime this winter, GM Sandy Alderson will have to make a decision – yes or no – on several players.  Bartolo Colon will be one of them, and when he does, I hope he remembers today. With the Mets in dire need of a victory Saturday afternoon to pull them out of their most recent funk, […]

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Cespedes Goes Deep Twice As Mets Beat Giants 9-5

An article by posted on August 20, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Goes Deep Twice As Mets Beat Giants 9-5

The New York Mets snapped their three game losing streak and defeated the San Francisco Giants by a score of 9-5 this evening at AT&T Park. Pitching The veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and gave them a steady performance, holding the Giants to just a pair of runs while scattering nine hits […]

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Struggling Jay Bruce Will Get the Game Off on Saturday

An article by posted on August 20, 2016 0 Comments
Struggling Jay Bruce Will Get the Game Off on Saturday

After an 8-1 blowout loss to the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, manager Terry Collins said he plans to give his struggling slugger Jay Bruce the game off on Saturday. “He’s really pressing,” Collins told reporters. “He wants so much to help this team because he’s a star and it’s really getting to him.” Even […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 8, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Giants 8, Mets 1

The New York Mets (60-62) were defeated by the San Francisco Giants (68-54) tonight at AT&T Park by a score of 8-1. With the St. Louis Cardinals winning tonight, the Mets fall to 5.5 games back for the second wild card. Pitching: Seth Lugo got the ball for the Mets tonight in place of Steven […]

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Cespedes and Cabrera Activated, Kelly and Rivera Optioned

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes and Cabrera Activated, Kelly and Rivera Optioned

The Mets have officially activated outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and infielder Asdrubal Cabrera from the disabled list and optioned both TJ Rivera and Ty Kelly to Triple-A. Cespedes has been out since August 3 with a strained quad, and had been playing through the injury for weeks before that. He and his .289/.362/.548 batting line will […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Giants, 10:15 PM

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Giants, 10:15 PM

Friday, August 19, 2016 • 10:15 p.m. (ET) AT&T Park • San Francisco, CA RHP Seth Lugo (0-1, 2.65) vs. RHP Johnny Cueto (13-3, 2.97) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets dropped the opener with the Giants last night as the pitching duel did not live up to the hype. […]

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If Struggles Continue, Mets Should Play for 2017

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
If Struggles Continue, Mets Should Play for 2017

The Mets have a decision to make soon. They’ll have a shot to seriously get back in the Wild Card hunt with series against the Cardinals and Marlins looming over the next two weeks that should include a healthier Mets roster. But they also could make up no ground or fall back even farther in […]

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Featured Article: Terry Collins Is On The Hot Seat

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: Terry Collins Is On The Hot Seat

In Jon Heyman’s Today’s Knuckleball piece, he states that Terry Collins is not only on the hot seat, but he also ranks him as the manager most likely to be fired this season. Heyman noted that Sandy Alderson wanted to fire Collins two years ago. Ownership that intervened on Collins’ behalf. Collins rewarded ownership’s trust […]

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Farewell to Choo Choo

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Farewell to Choo Choo

Upon return from a family vacation, I learned that Choo Choo Coleman had passed this week of Cancer down in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Younger Mets fans probably know little of Clarence “Choo Choo” Coleman who was a member of the original 1962 Mets and played for the team for parts of three seasons in the […]

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Jacob deGrom Picked a Bad Time to Unravel

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Picked a Bad Time to Unravel

In a game the Mets so desperately needed to win, their star pitcher faltered at the worst time. The team needed to take the first game in San Francisco to get this wretched seven game stretch started on the right foot, the offense did their part but Jacob deGrom was unable to. After his team […]

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