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Catching Fire: Here Comes Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Catching Fire: Here Comes Kevin Plawecki

Kevin Plawecki had the best game of his Double-A career on Tuesday when he doubled, homered and drove in five runs in his first two at bats. The game would be suspended in the second inning due to rain and was completed on Wednesday afternoon prior to the regularly scheduled game. The catching prospect finished […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

The Mets head to Citizens Bank Park tonight to take on the Phillies at 7:05 PM for the first of five-day, five-game series. The Mets will send Zack Wheeler (1-5, 4.63 ERA) to the mound and he’ll be opposed by right-hander David Buchanan (1-0, 3.60 ERA) for the Phillies. Wheeler struggled early in his last start, expending 68 pitches through the […]

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Talking About the PTBNL and the Draft with Rob Brender and John Dreker

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Talking About the PTBNL and the Draft with Rob Brender and John Dreker

Could JaCoby Jones find himself on the Mets soon? I had a chance to speak with the always insightful John Dreker who helps run the great site Pirates Prospects. He has scouted, analyzed and interviewed many of the prospects in the Pirates system over the last five years and has a great wealth of knowledge […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Pirates 0

An article by posted on May 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Pirates 0

The Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates by the score of 5-0 in a Wednesday matinee at Citi Field to take the series two games to three. Bartolo Colon got the starting nod and twirled a gem for the Mets, tossing 7.1 scoreless innings and limiting the Bucs to just five hits and a walk while […]

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Mets Deny Report That Jeff Wilpon Ordered Hit On Hudgens

An article by posted on May 28, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Deny Report That Jeff Wilpon Ordered Hit On Hudgens

4:30 PM The Mets have denied the report from Howard Megdal of Capital New York (read below) that the order to fire Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens came from Jeff Wilpon. Megdal reported that Jeff Wilpon sent general manager Sandy Alderson an “angry” text during the team’s 5-3 loss to the Pirates on Memorial Day and followed […]

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MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on May 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets conclude their series with Pittsburgh in Citi Field this afternoon at 1:10 PM and hope to come away with a series victory to close out a losing homestand. Bartolo Colon (3-5, 5.34 ERA) opposes right-hander Charlie Morton (1-6, 3.29) for the Bucs in the series finale. Colon received the win in the Mets’ 5-2 victory against the […]

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The Cold Hard Truth About What Sandy Says On Payroll, Spending, Winning

An article by posted on May 28, 2014 0 Comments
The Cold Hard Truth About What Sandy Says On Payroll, Spending, Winning

Thoughts from Joe D. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to listen to Sandy Alderson’s interview until late last night and now that I have, I just wanted to weigh in after hearing and reading everyone else’s point of view. I get the sense that many fans are still in denial and believe that everything is hunky-dory […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Pirates 2

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Pirates 2

Jon Niese trotted out to the mound on Tuesday night to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates; the first game with newly appointed hitting coach Lamar Johnson in the reins, and the Mets doubled up the Bucs by a score of 4-2. Niese set down the Pirates in order during the first inning with Juan Lagares […]

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

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets,  7:10 PM

The Mets will try to even up the series when they play the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 7:10 PM matchup at Citi Field. Jon Niese (3-3, 2.70) will take the mound for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Edinson Volquez (2-4, 4.37) for the Bucs. Vic Black is due to rejoin the Mets to replace Valverde. Black has flown from Las […]

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Syndergaard’s MRI Negative, Is “Essentially Fine”

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s MRI Negative, Is “Essentially Fine”

Update: May 27 5:33 p.m. Noah Syndergaard’s MRI results have come back negative says Marc Carig of Newsday. Syndergaard’s doctors have recommended he do some “shoulder stretching exercises”. Alderson stated that the Mets top pitching prospect is “essentially fine”. Mets can now collectively exhale. Original Post: May 26 12:10 p.m. Mets top pitching prospect Noah […]

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