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Lo Duca Says Mets Should Trade Wright, Calls Minaya Unfit To Be GM

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Lo Duca Says Mets Should Trade Wright, Calls Minaya Unfit To Be GM

Updating this post with even more from Lo Duca who told Loudmouths that the Mets should trade David Wright in an effort to get younger, according to MetsBlog. “The Mets need to go back to square one, go back to their roots, go to younger players,” Lo Duca said. “If that means to trade David, that means to […]

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Mets Farm System: If You Build It They (Wins) Will Come?

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Mets Farm System: If You Build It They (Wins) Will Come?

Much is made these days about the Mets payroll and lack of spending. Clearly there has been a shift in focus from being big spenders in free agency to building depth within the farm system to feed the major league club. Perhaps the biggest reason is Fred Wilpon’s financial woes, but it’s easy to forget […]

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D’Arnaud Batting .180, Calls His Performance “Unacceptable”

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D’Arnaud Batting .180, Calls His Performance “Unacceptable”

Travis d’Arnaud went 0-for-3 on Friday night and grounded into a pair of double plays as the Mets fell to the Giants by the score of 4-2. After the game, a dejected d’Arnaud told reporters, “I got to be better than this. This is unacceptable to me.” “Every day I show up, I’m ready to play. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 4, Mets 2

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 4, Mets 2

The Mets (28-33), who hoped to bounce back after being swept by the Chicago Cubs, lost 4-2 to the Giants (40-21) to drop their fourth game in a row and are now 4-5 on their current 11 game road trip. Jon Niese, who faced off against Matt Cain, matched zeros with the Giants starter until […]

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

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

The Mets begin a three-game series in San Francisco on Friday against the Giants who own an MLB-best 39-21 record. Jon Niese (3-3, 2.69 ERA) gets the start for the Mets and will be opposed by right-hander Matt Cain (1-3, 3.66) in a 10:15 PM start at AT&T Park. The Mets had six more walks last night and […]

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Syndergaard To Miss 5-7 Days With Sprained AC Joint

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Syndergaard To Miss 5-7 Days With Sprained AC Joint

June 6 – Updated 6:30 pm Mets announced that further x-rays conducted on Syndergaard were all negative with no broken bones. The officially, the Mets are saying it’s a sprained A/C joint in his left, non-throwing shoulder. He will refrain from throwing for five to seven days and as long as the pain subsides he can […]

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2014 MLB Draft: Mets Wrap Up Day Two With Nice Mix Of Talent

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2014 MLB Draft: Mets Wrap Up Day Two With Nice Mix Of Talent

Round 3 – With the 84 overall selection in the third round of the 2014 first year player draft, the Mets selected American Heritage School SS Milton Ramos. Considered strong on defense but below average bat. Running Speed: 55/65 Arm Strength: 60/65 Hitting for Average: 40/55 Hitting for Power: 40/50 Fielding: 55/70 Round 4 - With the […]

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Mets Halt Matt Harvey’s First Mound Session, Want Him To Slow Down

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Mets Halt Matt Harvey’s First Mound Session, Want Him To Slow Down

The Mets want Matt Harvey to slow down and he will not be allowed to throw off a mound Tuesday as originally planned, two team sources told Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. After consultations between the Mets team doctor and renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews, the Mets are reluctant to have Harvey come back […]

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Wright Makes No Excuses, “We Were Outplayed”

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Wright Makes No Excuses, “We Were Outplayed”

What a difference three days can make. Heading into Friday’s series opener against the Cubs, the Mets were firing on all pistons after taking four of five games against the Phillies in Philadelphia. However, things didn’t go as expected and the Mets were swept by the Cubs, dropping them to fourth place and four games […]

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Mets Scout Tells MMO Conforto Is Complete Player With 20-25 Home Run Ability

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Mets Scout Tells MMO Conforto Is Complete Player With 20-25 Home Run Ability

The Mets selected outfielder Michael Conforto of Oregon State with their 10th overall pick in the Major League Baseball Draft on Thursday. Mets Area Scout Jim Reeves told Clayton Collier of MMO that he scouted Conforto for the Mets and described him as a “complete ballplayer” who has the ability to hit 20-25 homers in […]

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