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Featured Post: Pull The Plug On Alex Torres Already

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Pull The Plug On Alex Torres Already

I don’t think that I can handle another appearance by lefty reliever Alex Torres. Lately, whenever I see him and that Martian baseball cap emerge from the bullpen, I cringe. Last night, was the final straw for me. Forget the Ruben Tejada error in that four-run eighth inning, Torres was an absolute horror show. He’s been […]

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Shortstop Prospect Gavin Cecchini Raking In Binghamton

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Shortstop Prospect Gavin Cecchini Raking In Binghamton

One fan feature you have when attending a Binghamton Met baseball game is picking the Offensive Player of the Game. Before the game, B-Met fans can visit a station on the left field side of NYSEG Stadium and vote for the B-Met player they think will have the best offensive chops in the soon to […]

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Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

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Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

I wanted to update this excellent post by Christina with the news that outfield prospect Michael Conforto was just named the Eastern League Player of the Week. Conforto, 22, went 7-for-16 (.438) with two home runs, three RBI, and three runs scored in four games this past week, and that was after an impressive performance at […]

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Ricco Says Mets Are Willing To Trade For An Outfielder

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Ricco Says Mets Are Willing To Trade For An Outfielder

Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters that the Mets will consider a trade for an outfielder if right opportunity arises (Mike Vorkunov,  NJ.com) “I think we’re committed to trying to make the team better,” Ricco said. “I think there’s a scenario where you can fit another bat in there. There is no obvious spot. That’s […]

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Nothing To Rumors Connecting Mets To Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez

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Nothing To Rumors Connecting Mets To Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez

Disputing a couple of reports from Jon Heyman and Ken Rosenthal before the weekend, MLB Network radio analyst Jim Duquette says there are “nothing to the rumors connecting the Mets to outfielders Justin Upton, Carlos Gomez and Jay Bruce right now.” Mets beat writers seem to agree as they all seem to have the Mets […]

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Latest Mets Buzz: Nimmo, Cecchini, Fulmer Viewed As Trade Chips

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Latest Mets Buzz: Nimmo, Cecchini, Fulmer Viewed As Trade Chips

On Sunday, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe had a few things to say as it pertains to the New York Mets. He hears that if David Wright doesn’t come back this season, or is not the Wright of old when he does, the Mets will be thinking along the lines of possibly acquiring two bats, […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Cecchini Homers, Herrera With Three Hits

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Mets Minor League Recap: Cecchini Homers, Herrera With Three Hits

  Albuquerque 8, Las Vegas (55-40) 1 The Las Vegas 51′s offense mirrored the big league club going 0-10 with runners in scoring position stranding 9 runners. Dilson Herrera led the offense going 3-5 with his first triple of the year and scoring the lone run. Herrera extended his hitting streak to 7 games and […]

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Mets Stranded A Franchise Record 25 Men On Base

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Mets Stranded A Franchise Record 25 Men On Base

Despite an exhausting but much needed 18 inning 3-1 win to avoid a sweep by the Cardinals, the team’s offensive futility was on full display in St. Louis. To begin, the Mets tied their franchise record for stranding men on base with 25. Terry Collins said afterward, “I’ve never seen more flying helmets going down […]

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Mets Recall Anthony Recker, Option Johnny Monell To Vegas

An article by posted on July 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Recall Anthony Recker, Option Johnny Monell To Vegas

The Mets announced that they have called up catcher Anthony Recker and optioned Johnny Monell to Triple-A Las Vegas. Recker, who was named PCL Player of the Week last month, is batting .293 with a .398 on-base and 1.038 OPS, while hitting seven home runs and collecting 19 RBIs in 21 games for Las Vegas […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 1 (18 Inning Edition)

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 1 (18 Inning Edition)

The Mets (48-44) defeated the St. Louis Cardinals (58-34) by a score of 3-1 in 18 innings today at Busch Stadium. Jon Niese tossed his eighth quality start in a row this afternoon, going 7.2 strong innings, allowing zero runs on five hits, while striking out three and walking three. His day came to an […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 2:15 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 2:15 PM

After dropping the first two games of their series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium, the Mets look to avoid getting swept when Jonathon Niese (5-8, 3.61) opposes rookie left-hander Tim Cooney (0-0, 4.34) in Sunday’s 2:15 PM series finale. The Mets are 0-2 in their string of 10 straight games vs. first […]

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