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The Z Files: Mets Live & Die With the Long Ball

An article by posted on April 20, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Mets Live & Die With the Long Ball

The New York Mets took the lead in the top of the first inning for the fifth straight game setting the tone early in their 11-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.  The Mets hitters looked extremely comfortable in the batter’s box, taking aggressive swings at good pitches all game.  The result was eleven runs all […]

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Spectacular Lagares Leaping Catch Denies Franco Three-Run Homer

An article by posted on April 20, 2016 0 Comments
Spectacular Lagares Leaping Catch Denies Franco Three-Run Homer

If you needed any further evidence that the 2014 Gold Glove version of Juan Lagares was alive and well, last night’s home run-robbing catch against the Phillies may provide all the proof you’ll need. Lagares showed his vintage defensive form, leaping to snare a long drive by Maikel Franco and robbing him of a three-run […]

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MMO Exclusive: Meet The Fan Who Rescued Mike Piazza’s Post 9/11 Jersey

An article by posted on April 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Meet The Fan Who Rescued Mike Piazza’s Post 9/11 Jersey

Thanks to Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, we all discovered that the post 9/11 jersey worn by Mike Piazza when he hit his epic homerun, was put up for auction with Goldin Auctions. The jersey faced an uncertain future until a group of three die-hard Mets fans stepped forward and purchased the jersey for a record […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Offenses Sputter as Everyone Loses

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Mets Minors Recap: Offenses Sputter as Everyone Loses

Sacramento 12, Las Vegas (5-6) 1 Starter Seth Lugo had a rough night lasting only 2.2 innings and allowing nine runs on ten hits, he fell to 1-2 on the season with a 10.66 ERA. Josh Smoker allowed a run in his inning of work but did strike out three batters. Dilson Herrera was the […]

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Neil Walker Showing Power From The Right Side

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Neil Walker Showing Power From The Right Side

Neil Walker has taken the Mets by surprise in the first month of the season. A player who normally struggled from the right side of the plate, has proven so far to no longer have those issues. Not only is he hitting left-handed pitching, but doing so with power. Walker, 30, crushed two homers last […]

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Logan Verrett Heads Back To Bullpen After Two Great Starts

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Logan Verrett Heads Back To Bullpen After Two Great Starts

Logan Verrett has completed his mission for the New York Mets for the time being, filling in successfully for Jacob deGrom as he battles back from a lat issue and family emergency. You could not have asked for anymore from the spot starter as Verrett put up zeroes in both of his starts. In two […]

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Mets Launch Six Home Runs; Defeat Phillies 11-1

An article by posted on April 19, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Launch Six Home Runs; Defeat Phillies 11-1

The Mets (7-6) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (6-9) by a score of 11-1 tonight at Citizens Bank Park. Offense:  The Mets offense erupted for eleven runs tonight on the strength of six home runs, which has become a reoccurring theme recently. Michael Conforto launched a two-run shot to right field to give the Mets an […]

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DeGrom Will Start Sunday Against The Braves In Atlanta

An article by posted on April 19, 2016 0 Comments
DeGrom Will Start Sunday Against The Braves In Atlanta

Right-hander Jacob deGrom threw 71 pitches in a simulated game at the Mets complex in Port St. Lucie on Tuesday afternoon. He is scheduled to make his next start on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. Matt Harvey and Steven Matz will pitch the first two games of the weekend series. Original Report – […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on April 19, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 • 7:05 p.m. Citizens Bank Park • Philadelphia, PA RHP Logan Verrett (0-0, 1.29) vs. RHP Vince Velasquez (2-0, 0.00) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets rolled into Philly last night and when it was over they left Citizens Bank Park winning 4 of their last […]

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MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Darryl Strawberry

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MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Darryl Strawberry

  Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is […]

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