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Are The Mets Headed For A Sixth Straight Losing Season?

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Are The Mets Headed For A Sixth Straight Losing Season?

Bob Klapisch of The Record takes a look at some of the issues, realized or not, that are negatively impacting the Mets offense or lack of it. He raises the age old issue of shortening the dimensions of Citi Field, which currently ranks 13th in the National League in home run park-factor. He also points out […]

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Mets Save Money By Having Flores On Bench Over Quintanilla

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Save Money By Having Flores On Bench Over Quintanilla

According to Mike Puma of the Post, the New York Mets did not have to pay Omar Quintanilla the rest of his $800,000 contract because they designated the shortstop for assignment before a deadline set in his contract. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York disputes that Quintanilla was demoted ahead of a specific deadline as a money saver, as Kyle Farnsworth […]

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Word Around MLB Is Katz Urged Wilpon To Sell The Team

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Word Around MLB Is Katz Urged Wilpon To Sell The Team

May 19 Updating last week’s report that Mets co-owner Saul Katz was looking to sell his interest in the franchise, a claim that was refuted by the team, Josh Kosman of the New York Post writes: Word around Major League Baseball is that Katz recently tried unsuccessfully to persuade brother-in-law and fellow owner Fred Wilpon that they […]

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Tejada Batting .077 Since Reclaiming Shortstop Job

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Tejada Batting .077 Since Reclaiming Shortstop Job

Since reclaiming the everyday shortstop job from Wilmer Flores, who held the position for two days, Ruben Tejada is batting .077 (1-for-13). Tejada won his job back after the Mets swept the Yankees in the Bronx to begin the Subway Series. Tejada went 1-for-4 in each game, prompting manager Terry Collins to make make the switch. […]

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Collins Says Mejia Can Be A Great Closer, Needs To Overcome His Fear Of Injury

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Mejia Can Be A Great Closer, Needs To Overcome His Fear Of Injury

May 19 Manager Terry Collins had some advice for starter turned reliever Jenrry Mejia, who he believes could be one of the best closers in the majors. “I know he wants to start,” Collins said. “But I know he wants to be successful besides being a starter. His issue [pitching out of the bullpen] is […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 6, Mets 3

An article by posted on May 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 6, Mets 3

The New York Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals by the score of 6-3 on Sunday a Nationals Park. The Nats take the series two to one. Zack Wheeler started the game for the Mets and gave them six innings pitched, but allowed five runs, three earned on six hits and two walks while […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:35 PM #WheelsUp

An article by posted on May 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:35 PM #WheelsUp

Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Curtis Granderson – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Ruben Tejada – SS Juan Centeno – C Zack Wheeler – RHP Game Preview The Mets look to take the rubber game from the Nationals today building off […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Nationals 2

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Nationals 2

The Mets scored three runs in the first and never looked back. Behind eight good innings from Bartolo Colon, they beat the Nationals 5-2 to take the second game of a three game series. The Mets opened the scoring on a base hit by Eric Campbell to score two runs. Then Twitter sensation, #FreeLagares, Juan […]

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Featured Post: The Trials and Blooperations of Terry Collins

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Trials and Blooperations of Terry Collins

I should preface this by saying I was not a fan of the Mets decision to hire Terry Collins to take over as manager prior to the 2011 season.  A change needed to be made, no doubt, but it was a clear signal at that point that the Mets were going to rebuild. Collins has […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (WPIX)

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (WPIX)

Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Chris Young – RF Eric Campbell – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Anthony Recker – C Wilmer Flores – SS Bartolo Colon – RHP Game Preview The Mets look to rebound from a three game losing streak this afternoon against […]

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