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Harvey Overpowers Rockies In Mets 4-0 Win

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Harvey Overpowers Rockies In Mets 4-0 Win

The Mets (61-52) defeated the Rockies (47-64) by a score of 4-0 Tuesday night at Citi Field. Pitching: Matt Harvey (11-7) was once again fantastic, tossing 8.0 scoreless innings allowing a mere four hits, no walks, and striking out four. Only one of those hits left the infield. Harvey was pulled after throwing only 97 pitches […]

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Lucas Duda Was Scratched With Bad Back

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Lucas Duda Was Scratched With Bad Back

Lucas Duda was scratched from Tuesday night’s lineup due to a stiff back, said manager Terry Collins. It was initially believed that Duda was getting a routine game off with a left-handed pitcher on the mound. Daniel Murphy is starting at first base in Duda’s place, with Michael Cuddyer making his return to the lineup […]

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MMO Game Thread: Rockies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Rockies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets and Colorado Rockies will play their second game of this four-game series tonight at Citi Field. Matt Harvey (10-7, 2.76) will be on the mound for the Mets and will be opposed by lefty Chris Rusin (3-4, 4.66) for the Rockies, with the first pitch scheduled for 7:10 PM. Matt Harvey […]

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Collins: A Year Ago We Don’t Win This Game

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Collins: A Year Ago We Don’t Win This Game

Terry Collins is sitting in a good spot these days. He no longer has to look at a lineup peppered with Triple-A and Quad-A players and wonder how he was going to score some late runs with his team down by one or two. He also doesn’t have to cringe when looking at his bench […]

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D’Arnaud Homers, Having Fun, Believes In Team

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D’Arnaud Homers, Having Fun, Believes In Team

Travis d’Arnaud homered off Jon Gray in the second inning for his fifth home run of the season. It was his first home run since June 20, the last time any Mets catcher has homered. It was also his single that ignited last night’s rally in the seventh inning, which led to a come-from-behind 4-2 victory […]

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Niese Says Revamped Offense Relieves Pressure To Pitch Perfect

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Niese Says Revamped Offense Relieves Pressure To Pitch Perfect

Jon Niese turned in another strong performance last night as he allowed just two runs while striking out five batters in seven innings. Despite his struggles earlier in the season, Niese has been one of the most consistent and unheralded members of the Mets’ rotation. In 135 innings this year, Niese owns a 3.46 ERA […]

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Wright Goes 1-for-3, Calls It “A Good First Step”

An article by posted on August 10, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Goes 1-for-3, Calls It “A Good First Step”

David Wright was the designated hitter and went 1-for-3 with a single, a walk, and a run scored in his first rehab game with High-A St. Lucie on Monday night. During the game, Wright also went from first to third on a basehit and later scored on a groundout and looked fine. Wright called tonight […]

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7th Inning Rally Fuels Mets 4-2 Victory In Series Opener

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7th Inning Rally Fuels Mets 4-2 Victory In Series Opener

The Metropolitans (60-52) defeated the Rockies (47-63) tonight by a final score of 4-2. Jon Niese was hit hard at times tonight but limited the damage to just two runs through seven innings while earning the win moving him to 7-9 on the year. The Mets didn’t manage more than a hit against Jon Gray, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Rockies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Rockies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets open a four-game series against the Colorado Rockies who are coming off a big series win against the Washington Nationals in DC this past weekend. In Monday night’s 7:10 PM series opener at Citi Field, Jonathon Niese (6-9, 3.51) faces off against rookie right-hander Jon Gray (0-0, 4.50) who is making […]

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Eric Campbell Optioned To Triple-A, Michael Conforto To Remain With Mets

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Eric Campbell Optioned To Triple-A, Michael Conforto To Remain With Mets

The New York Mets have announced that utilityman Eric Campbell has been optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas to make room on the roster for Michael Cuddyer who has been activated from the disabled list. The news means that rookie Michael Conforto will remain with the big league team and most likely platoon with Cuddyer in […]

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Juan Lagares In Right Field?

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Juan Lagares In Right Field?

General manager Sandy Alderson tells Tim Rohan in the Times there is no consideration — for now, at least — to have Juan Lagares undergo surgery on his balky right elbow. “We never seriously considered surgery at any time,” Alderson tells Rohan. “It’s something that, if it gets worse, we may reconsider. But at this […]

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