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Buster Posey Talks About Facing Syndergaard, Harvey

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Buster Posey Talks About Facing Syndergaard, Harvey

I had a chance this afternoon to visit Topps headquarters, where they introduced star Giants catcher Buster Posey. I also had the chance to ask the 2012 MVP a question, so with last night’s no-hitter having already been discussed, I asked him about Noah Syndergaard, and what it’s like to face a pitcher for the […]

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Syndergaard Struggles Against Giants, Says Bad Luck Was a Factor

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Syndergaard Struggles Against Giants, Says Bad Luck Was a Factor

Last night’s outing was a frustrating one for Mets’ phenom Noah Syndergaard. While he appeared to have outstanding stuff, the Giants were able to scratch out four runs and ten hits against him. After the game, Syndergaard told reporters that bad luck was responsible for his disappointing outing. “I felt I had some of the […]

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Heston Fires No-Hitter: Notes and Reactions

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Heston Fires No-Hitter: Notes and Reactions

Here are some notes and reactions from around the Mets and media on last night’s no-hitter by Chris Heston, and the questionable state of the Mets offense. Jared Diamond, Wall Street Journal Nonetheless, the Mets didn’t put up much of a fight. With two outs in the eighth inning, third baseman Eric Campbell hit a […]

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Bobby Parnell Back With The Mets

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Bobby Parnell Back With The Mets

The Mets announced that reliever Bobby Parnell will rejoin the Mets on Wednesday and then be activated from the DL within a few days. Parnell had a 30-day rehab clock in the minors that was set to expire, and because he has more than five years of service time in the majors,  he could have refused […]

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MMO Game Recap: Heston and the Giants No-Hit Mets 5-0

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MMO Game Recap: Heston and the Giants No-Hit Mets 5-0

The Mets (31-28) were no-hit by Chris Heston and the Giants (33-26) and lost by a score of 5-0 Tuesday night. Offense: Um… Well some guys didn’t strike out, so that’s good. The Mets were shut out for the fifth time this season (all at home). New York has been held scoreless in five of […]

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Draft Wrap: Mets Stock Up On Pitching, Grab Highly Regarded Max Wotell

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Draft Wrap: Mets Stock Up On Pitching, Grab Highly Regarded Max Wotell

Here’s a summary of the Mets draft through ten rounds. On Tuesday, the Mets stocked up on pitching, taking three right-handers and two southpaws including highly regarded Max Wotell. Round 2 (53) - OF Desmond Lindsay, Out of Door Academy, Florida Round 3 (88) - LHP Max Wotell, Marvin Ridge High School, North Carolina Round 4 (119) […]

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Kevin Plawecki Out With Dizziness Again

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Kevin Plawecki Out With Dizziness Again

Looks like the dizziness that sidelined Kevin Plawecki  for two games last weekend has not completely subsided. The Mets rookie catcher is out of the lineup again on Tuesday as the team begins their home stand against the San Francisco Giants. Anthony Recker will be behind the plate tonight as Plawecki rests. Manager Terry Collins told […]

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Report: Matz Promotion Could Happen Before July 1st

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Report: Matz Promotion Could Happen Before July 1st

A Steven Matz promotion to the New York Mets may come within the next three weeks, a team source told ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. The source, asked about the suggestion of July 1 as a possible promotion date, “told ESPN.com it very well might be sooner — as in within the next three weeks.” […]

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

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

The first place New York Mets host the defending-champion San Francisco Giants in a three-game series beginning Tuesday at Citi Field. Noah Syndergaard (2-3, 3.77 ERA) opposes right-hander Chris Heston (5-4, 4.29) in the 7:10 PM series opener. New York is 21-8 at home this year, which is the second-best start in team history after […]

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Doc Gooden On Mets Rotation: “With That Staff, Anything Can Happen”

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Doc Gooden On Mets Rotation: “With That Staff, Anything Can Happen”

Although this year’s MLB Draft was relatively quiet for the New York Mets without their first-round pick, Flushing was well-represented at the draft with Doc Gooden in attendance. Speaking at the draft in Secaucus, N.J. Monday night, Gooden said he was honored to have been asked to attend by the Mets. “It’s a great feeling […]

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Brandon Nimmo Could Be Packaged In Deal To Acquire A Bat

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Brandon Nimmo Could Be Packaged In Deal To Acquire A Bat

As Sandy Alderson’s scouting people relish in their enthusiasm over Monday night’s second round selection of high school first baseman Desmond Lindsay, here’s something interesting about the regime’s first ever draft pick. After talking with team officials, Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that some Mets people are already looking past Brandon Nimmo and […]

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