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Las Vegas 51′s, Binghamton Mets Both On Verge Of Elimination

An article by posted on September 6, 2014 0 Comments
Las Vegas 51′s, Binghamton Mets Both On Verge Of Elimination

Last night both the Las Vegas 51′s and the Binghamton Mets fell and are now on the verge of elimination from the minor league playoffs. With Noah Syndergaard on the hill for the 51′s, the team dropped the third game of the series. They are now down 2-1 in the series with game 4 coming […]

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Rafael Montero Recalled From AAA

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Rafael Montero Recalled From AAA

After last nights victory over the Reds, the Mets recalled Rafael Montero from AAA Las Vegas. Montero pitched in the opening game of the Pacific Coast League playoffs on Wednesday, where he was ineffective. He went just 4 1/3, allowing 3 runs, 4 walks and 7 hits. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, Mets officials […]

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Offense Explodes In Cincinnati, Wright And d’Arnaud Lead The Way

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Offense Explodes In Cincinnati, Wright And d’Arnaud Lead The Way

Last night in Cincinnati the Mets offense did something they haven’t done all season. They scored 14 runs. The most runs they had scored this season had been 12 back in May against the Yankees. Last night, David Wright and Travis d’Arnaud led the Mets to 14 runs on 18 hits. That included five home […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 14, Reds 5

An article by posted on September 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 14, Reds 5

The Mets (67-74) crushed the Reds (66-75) by a score of 14-5 on Friday night in Cincinnati. Bartolo Colon got the start for the Mets and pitched well, going 7 innings and giving up 2 runs on 7 hits and a walk, striking out 2 and throwing 85 pitches. Bartolo didn’t have his best stuff […]

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

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

The Mets open up a series against the Cincinnati Reds tonight from the Great American Ballpark with Bartolo Colon (12-11, 4.01) facing righty Alfredo Simon (13-9, 3.28) at 7:10pm. In his last start, Colon received the loss in the Mets’ 7-2 defeat to the Phillies on August 30th at Citi Field. He tossed 5.1 innings, allowed […]

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It’s Tough For Low Payroll Teams To Be Good

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It’s Tough For Low Payroll Teams To Be Good

Adam Felder of The Atlantic, disputes the theory that major league baseball  has entered an age of parity and some would have you believe. Rather, the gap between rich teams and poor teams has widened. To back up his claim, Felder points out that since in the last 25 years since 1990, only two teams in the […]

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Mets Need a New Manager: Roger That.

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Mets Need a New Manager: Roger That.

When the initial managerial search took place, I didn’t mind the hire of Terry Collins over Wally Backman. In fact, I thought it was the right move (and still do) because I felt that a Backman hire would have simply been a move to appease fans, but not to necessarily win ball games. Every fan […]

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Alderson Weighs In On Offseason Strategy, Internal Options vs Free Agency

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Alderson Weighs In On Offseason Strategy, Internal Options vs Free Agency

Is Matt den Dekker 2015′s Left Fielder? It’s rather funny that in my last post this morning, I speculated that the Mets lacked the financial resources and flexibility to address the left field and shortstop holes via free agency, and then I came across this quote: On whether adding a shortstop and another bat in […]

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Post’s Mushnick Blasts Selig and Mets Ownership

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Post’s Mushnick Blasts Selig and Mets Ownership

In his latest article, Phil Mushnick of the New York Post lashed out at outgoing commissioner Bud Selig as well as Mets ownership for the sorry financial state of the team. Mets ownership still appears beached, trying to extricate itself from its eagerly self-imposed relationship with no-questions-allowed Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff. Whether Fred Wilpon and […]

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Should Mets Target Nelson Cruz In The Offseason?

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Should Mets Target Nelson Cruz In The Offseason?

A few days ago on Sirius XM’s Fantasy Sports Radio, Steve Philips floated the idea out there that while Nelson Cruz would love to turn his major league leading home run season into a huge, multi-year deal, teams will be wary of too many factors to consider a 4-5 year deal. He concluded that Cruz […]

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