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How to Fix the Mets Offense

An article by posted on May 14, 2015 0 Comments
How to Fix the Mets Offense

The Mets can’t score runs. Despite boasting the lowest ERA in baseball over the past two weeks, wins have been hard to come by due to the league’s second worst offense during that time. With Troy Tulowitzki rumors swirling, fans are calling on management to find some offense before a 13-3 start and repeated awesome […]

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Punchless Mets Squander Another Gem

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Punchless Mets Squander Another Gem

“Oh my God, the Mets are 13-3, ten games over .500, and eight games ahead of the Nationals!” That seems so long ago now. The Mighty Mets, The Mike Barwis and Kevin Long Rejuvenated Mets, The Terry Collins Led Unstoppable Mets, The Michael Cuddyer Can Do Magic Infused Mets, The Unconventional New and Improved Bob […]

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Tulowitzki Meets Agent Today To Discuss Trade Request

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Tulowitzki Meets Agent Today To Discuss Trade Request

Today is the day that Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is meeting with his agent to discuss his future and formally asking the team to be traded, as was initially reported by Joel Sherman of the New York Post. I’ve asked five different people who are close to the Mets and not one believes there’s any chance of Tulowitzki […]

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Carlyle Placed On DL, Leathersich Brought Up

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Carlyle Placed On DL, Leathersich Brought Up

As expected, Mets reliever Buddy Carlyle landed on the DL after experiencing lower back and hamstring issues following Monday’s game when he last pitched. Replacing him will be lefty Jack Leathersich who was brought back from Triple-A Las Vegas. Leathersich will be available beginning in Thursday’s game. Leathersich appeared in two games for the Mets […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

The Mets (20-14) fell to the Cubs (18-15) 2-1 tonight although despite a spectacular game from the Dark Knight. Matt Harvey pitched seven strong innings, allowing three hits, two walks and no earned runs while striking out nine Cubs. Carlos Torres came in to pitch the 8th. He gave up a one-out single to Addison […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

The Mets (20-13) and Cubs (17-15) play game three of their four-game series at Wrigley Field on Wednesday at 8:05 PM. After losing two straight to the Cubs, the Mets hope that Matt Harvey (5-1, 2.72 ERA) can help salvage a split. He will be opposed by right-hander Jason Hammel (3-1, 3.52). Matt Harvey has […]

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Mets Rank Near Bottom In Most Offensive Categories

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Mets Rank Near Bottom In Most Offensive Categories

Since the end of their 11-game winning streak on April 24th, the Mets have averaged just three runs a game and posted a .224 average, both are ranked dead last in the NL. Here are some disturbing trends: Leading off an inning the Mets are batting .193 with a .278 on-base percentage in 284 plate […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Dom Smith Knocks In 4, Verrett Picks Up Win, Boyd Three Hits

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Mets Minor League Recap: Dom Smith Knocks In 4, Verrett Picks Up Win, Boyd Three Hits

Las Vegas (23-10) 12, Sacramento 8 Matthew Bowman made his return from a short stint on the DL and was not sharp as he lasted only 3 innings giving on five hits, four walks, HR, striking out only two. Bowman’s struggles put the 51′s in an early 5-0 hole heading into the bottom of the […]

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Morning Grind: “Thorsday” Takeaways

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Morning Grind: “Thorsday” Takeaways

In case you missed it (you didn’t), Noah Syndergaard made his MLB debut last night in Chicago, in a game the Mets lost 6-1. Noah allowed three runs on six hits and four walks (one intentional) in 5.1 innings, striking out six. So, what to make of it? Not Bad: Not exactly the loftiest of standards […]

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Collins Says He Will Continue to Use Alex Torres In Big Spots

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Collins Says He Will Continue to Use Alex Torres In Big Spots

Despite another wild outing by Alex Torres, Terry Collins doesn’t seem to be losing faith in the Mets enigmatic lefty. Collins says that he will continue to use Torres in high pressure situations. “That’s what he’s here to do,” Collins said. (Mike Vorkunov) Torres allowed a run and walked three batters during last night’s appearance. […]

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