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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 8:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 8:10 PM

The Mets begin a three game series in St. Louis as they take on the Cardinals at Busch Stadium beginning at 8:10 PM. Jacob deGrom (0-3, 3.44) will start in the opener for the Mets and he’ll be opposed by righthander Carlos Martinez (0-3, 4.67) for the Cardinals. Adam Wainwright was the original scheduled starter for the Cards, […]

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The Easiest Thing To Do In Baseball?

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The Easiest Thing To Do In Baseball?

By now, you all have read that Jose Reyes & Josh Thole shared their views of David Wright and the New York Mets as a franchise. You know, it’s funny to me. With Reyes, you have a guy who had his career built here in New York – a guy who took a big contract […]

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“Hardest Thing In Baseball Is To Play For The Mets”

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“Hardest Thing In Baseball Is To Play For The Mets”

Former Mets shortstop Jose Reyes said he feels sorry for his former teammate David Wright writes Anthony Rieber of Newsday. “After a little while, you just want to win,” Reyes said. “It’s not about the money, because we are already set. We’ve got a contract and it’s now about winning. We’re not getting any younger, […]

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Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

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Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

The roster is about to get as back to normal as it can.  Adam Rubin of ESPN has reported that Juan Lagares took like batting practice on Monday in Port St. Lucie.  His last appearance was back on June 1st.  Lagares has been nursing a strain on his right side and hopes to be back […]

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It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

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It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

The question of whether the Mets need to bring in the walls at Citi Field is back on the menu again after a season-ticket holder raised the issue with Sandy Alderson during a Q&A session held on Friday. “Changing the ballpark is not a panacea for not hitting with men in scoring position,” Alderson said. […]

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Another Mets Conundrum: Cautious To A Fault

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Another Mets Conundrum: Cautious To A Fault

I can’t vouch for the veracity of this, but on Sunday night I heard that the Mets have played 22 different series so far this season, and somehow they’ve managed to avoid facing the opposing team’s ace pitcher in 16 of those series. If that’s true, I guess things could be somewhat worse than they […]

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Granderson Homers In First Stint As Mets Lead-off Batter

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Granderson Homers In First Stint As Mets Lead-off Batter

Curtis Granderson, who returned to the starting lineup for the first time in three games due to a left calf injury, homered and was 2-for-3 with two walks in Sunday’s 3-1 Mets victory. “I just tried to get myself on base and try to get the team going,” Granderson told Adam Rubin of ESPN NY after […]

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Mets Minors Notes: Montero Has Left Oblique Strain, Syndergaard Returns Today

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Mets Minors Notes: Montero Has Left Oblique Strain, Syndergaard Returns Today

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Rafael Montero left Saturday’s Las Vegas start after just five pitches with a left-oblique strain. Montero, who was sent back to Vegas after a 6-5 loss to the Phillies on May 30, has not pitched well since returning to Triple A, tossing 8.2 innings, while going 0-1 (two ND), and allowing four earned […]

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A Desperate Plea to MLB from a Mets Fan

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A Desperate Plea to MLB from a Mets Fan

It’s hard to perform under pressure. I’ve always felt sorry for bomb squad guys and hockey goalies, although the bomb guys have these awesome robots now, but lets not get on the subject of robots. Pressure can be paralyzing… deer in the headlights kind of thing. But you figure with a deer in the headlights […]

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Mets Acquire LHP Blake Taylor From Pirates To Complete Ike Davis Trade

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Mets Acquire LHP Blake Taylor From Pirates To Complete Ike Davis Trade

The Mets have finally completed the Ike Davis trade, acquiring left-handed pitching prospect Blake Taylor from the Pirates. Taylor, 18, was selected by the Pirates in the second round (51st overall) last year, signing exactly a year from today. Draft picks cannot be traded until a year after they sign, meaning Taylor had to stay […]

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