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A Frustrated Lucas Duda Owns Up To Offensive Struggles

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A Frustrated Lucas Duda Owns Up To Offensive Struggles

Lucas Duda continues to struggle mightily at the plate and Wednesday night’s 0-for-5 performance with four strikeouts might have been his worst showing yet. He followed that up with another hitless performance and two more strikeouts in the 6-1 loss in the series finale against the Cubs. “It’s a pretty prolonged stretch for me, just […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Ynoa Spins One-Hitter, Kirk Homers Again

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Mets Minor League Recap: Ynoa Spins One-Hitter, Kirk Homers Again

  Las Vegas (46-35) 12, Tacoma 2 The 51′s offense started off with a bang thanks to the power of Kirk Nieuwenhuis who hit a 3-run shot and Brandon Allen who had a 2-run shot in the first inning. Alex Castellanos provided some more power with his 13th homerun of the year in the 3rd […]

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Our Baseball Maverick Is Under Fire, Can He Revive Mets Season?

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Our Baseball Maverick Is Under Fire, Can He Revive Mets Season?

I wanted to address some of what’s been written about Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins and the Panic City Mets. Joel Sherman – While upper management has insisted the dollars are there, executives from other teams say their Mets counterparts tell them that the budget is either tight or non-existent. Is that gamesmanship by the Mets […]

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DeGrom’s Frustration Boils Over

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DeGrom’s Frustration Boils Over

If nothing else, Jacob deGrom proved he’s mortal after all. The reigning rookie of the year lasted just 5.1 innings against the Cubs on Thursday and allowed four runs, three earned, on seven hits, two walks and only struck out two. The loss snapped his streak of seven straight starts with at least 7.0 innings […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 1

An article by posted on July 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 1

Sure, the Mets finally scored a run, but nothing really changed this afternoon, as the Mets (40-40) lost to the Cubs (42-35) by a score of 6-1. The Mets finally broke their 24-inning scoreless streak in the fourth inning when Curtis Granderson doubled home Jacob deGrom, who had doubled two batters before. However, the Cubs […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 1:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The New York Mets will try to avoid the second sweep at the hands of the Chicago Cubs this season in an afternoon contest at Citi Field. Jake Arrieta (7-5, 2.94) will be on the mound for the Cubs, while the Mets counter with reigning rookie of the year Jacob deGrom (8-5, 2.15) in a 1:10 […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Reynolds Homers, Thompson With Two Hits

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Mets Minor League Recap: Reynolds Homers, Thompson With Two Hits

  Tacoma 4, Las Vegas (45-35) 2 Matt Reynolds was in the lineup in the DH slot for the 2nd straight night, he was 1-4 with his 5th homerun of the the year. Here is video of the homerun. He is still hitting just .223/.272/.357 outside of Las Vegas for the year. T.J. Rivera was […]

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Nero Continues To Fiddle As Rome Burns

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Nero Continues To Fiddle As Rome Burns

The backsliding continues. These losses are getting tougher and tougher to take. Last night’s 1-0 defeat was particularly painful because we wasted yet another incredible pitching performance. It’s become the narrative for this team. I don’t know who these guys are anymore. What is this team and what are they prepared to do to win? […]

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All You Need To Know About The International Signing Period

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All You Need To Know About The International Signing Period

Today marks another holiday in amateur player acquirement if you haven’t heard. On July 2nd of every year, a signing period exists where amateur baseball players outside of the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada between the ages 16 and 23 are signed to professional contracts with teams in the MLB that range from 4 […]

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. Chicago Cubs

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. Chicago Cubs

Stat Line: 7.0 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 8 SO, 1 BB Bartolo Colon proved to be the only positive takeaway from last night’s game against the Chicago Cubs.  In this article I will touch on Colon’s sharp two-seam fastball and strong game plan that led to his success against the Cubs lineup. Two-seam Success Colon’s two-seam […]

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Mets Sign Dominican SS Gregory Guerrero, Press Conference Thursday

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Mets Sign Dominican SS Gregory Guerrero, Press Conference Thursday

As we reported earlier on Wednesday afternoon, Matt Hall of the Guerrero Academy announced that the Mets will sign Gregory Guerrero. The announcement came at midnight and the Mets plan an 8:30 AM press conference to introduce Guerrero and have him formally sign his new contract. July 1, 5:00 PM A source with direct knowledge […]

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