Mets News & Notes

Mets Enjoying Significant Attendance and Revenue Increases

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Enjoying Significant Attendance and Revenue Increases

Matt Ehalt of The Record reports that the Mets say they have the six largest attendance increase in major league baseball at 7.72 percent overall, with weekend games up 16.38 percent as well. The Mets are averaging 29,284 fans per game at Citi Field, up from 26,860 fans per game in 2014. As I reported last […]

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Have The Mets Been A Victim Of Bad Luck?

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Have The Mets Been A Victim Of Bad Luck?

Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal argues that injuries aren’t an excuse for the team’s performance this season. While the Mets have suffered an immense amount of injuries to key players, Costa explains that it doesn’t all come down to misfortune or bad luck. “The notion is as convenient as it is misleading. The […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Eastern League ASG Ends In Homerun Shootout

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Mets Minor League Recap: Eastern League ASG Ends In Homerun Shootout

INT All-Stars 4, PCL All-Stars 3 The Pacific Coast League All-Stars took a 3-1 lead in the 8th inning on a two-run homerun by Diamondbacks prospect Peter O’Brien but Jon Edwards from the Rangers organization gave up three runs in the top of the 9th. The lone 51′s representative at the game (Matt Reynolds on […]

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MMO Doles Out Mets First Half Awards!

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MMO Doles Out Mets First Half Awards!

Here are my awards for the first half of the 2015 Mets season – a season that has had its share of ups and downs, but overall has been fun and exciting to watch as the Mets remain in the hunt. Here goes… Most Valuable Player: Jacob deGrom Least Valuable Player: Michael Cuddyer Cy Young: […]

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D’Arnaud Loses Elbow Brace, Begins Limited Baseball Activities

An article by posted on July 15, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Loses Elbow Brace, Begins Limited Baseball Activities

Some good news finally on the injury front. Catcher Travis d’Arnaud is no longer wearing a brace on his hyperextended left elbow and has resumed light baseball activities, Sandy Alderson told reporters on Wednesday night. (Marc Carig, Newsday) Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, writes that d’Arnaud could begin playing in rehab games soon, but that […]

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Syndergaard To Get Second Half Started For Mets

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Syndergaard To Get Second Half Started For Mets

Terry Collins told reporters on Sunday that rookie right-hander Noah Syndergaard would get the first start of the second half when the Mets open a three game series in St. Louis against the Cardinals. The team officially announced on Thursday, that Bartolo Colon will get the start on Saturday and that Jon Niese will start […]

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The Mets Have Three Aces, Not One

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The Mets Have Three Aces, Not One

I’m always amazed recently at why so many Mets fans, bloggers, and even media members, are so so obsessed with trying to decide which of the Mets great young pitchers is the true ace of the team. Why is that such a thing? Isn’t just comforting to know that we have three or maybe four […]

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Featured Post: Mets Have Finally Figured Out Citi Field

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Featured Post: Mets Have Finally Figured Out Citi Field

Mike Puma of the NY Post writes about how the Mets have figured out their problems at Citi Field this season. During the offseason, the team moved the fences in for the second time in four seasons, and the decision already appears to be paying off. The Mets are 32-14 at home, and have seen […]

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Binghamton Releases Three During All-Star Break

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Binghamton Releases Three During All-Star Break

Binghamton has announced they have released INF Aderlin Rodriguez, INF Dustin Lawley, and OF Eudy Pina from the AA roster. Lawley was a 19th round pick of the Mets in 2011 and has hit .213/.256/.370 with six homeruns and 26 RBI. He has been more productive lately with two homeruns and eight RBI over his last ten games. He has […]

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Tulowitzki Responds To Mets Trade Rumors

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Tulowitzki Responds To Mets Trade Rumors

Speaking with reporters prior to the All-Star game, Troy Tulowitzki says he has no desire to be traded. “I signed to be a Rockie and right now my job is to be a Rockie, so my job is to go out there every single day and help them to try to win games,” Tulowitzki said. […]

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The Final Piece Of The Puzzle

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The Final Piece Of The Puzzle

The ’69 World Series saw Jerry Koosman pick up the W in 2 of the 4 Mets victories. His ERA was 2.04 and he allowed only 7 hits in 17 2/3 innings pitched. Ron Swoboda hit .400 and made arguably one of the best catches in Series history. Tommie Agee outdid his teammate and made […]

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