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Darling Regrets Not Reading True New Yorkers Letter

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Darling Regrets Not Reading True New Yorkers Letter

In a harsh rebuke of the front office, New York Post columnist Mike Vaccaro points out how the Mets vowed in the spring of 2013 that this was going to be the year they blew the dust off their wallets and jumped back into the game, act like they own a team based in New […]

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Mets Hitting Approach: Back to the Drawing Board

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Mets Hitting Approach: Back to the Drawing Board

As I was driving around for work yesterday, I was listening to the Mets broadcast on the radio, and something occurred to me. At some point this year, this team will be no-hit, and you can pretty much assume that their current major league philosophy is the reason not only for that, but for their […]

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Baseball America Tabs Michael Conforto For Mets In Latest Mock

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Baseball America Tabs Michael Conforto For Mets In Latest Mock

Baseball America released their latest mock draft today as we inch closer to June 5th. Surprisingly, to me at least, BA had North Carolina State lefty Carlos Rodon returning to the top spot thanks to a string of strong starts. As for the Mets, Baseball America had them selecting Oregon State’s Michael Conforto with the 10th […]

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Back Under .500, Mets Facing Crossroads

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Back Under .500, Mets Facing Crossroads

There may be 129 games left to play, but it’s not an overreaction to say that the Mets are at a critical juncture of their season. After a pleasantly surprising start to the season, the Mets lost Wednesday to fall back under .500, an event that has proven to be a death knell the last […]

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Scouts Are High On Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Scouts Are High On Brandon Nimmo

Baseball Prospectus today released a host of eyewitness scouting reports on top prospects in the minors, one including Brandon Nimmo, which, in contrast to other top picks like Bubba Starling is an excellent scouting report with a good future projection on his value. The scouting report was issued by scout Jeff Moore, who saw him on […]

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MMO Game Recap: Marlins 1, Mets 0

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MMO Game Recap: Marlins 1, Mets 0

The Mets ended their road trip with a 1-0 loss to the Marlins on Wednesday afternoon who completed a sweep of the series with a ninth inning walk-off win. Zack Wheeler started for the Mets and pitched six innings of scoreless baseball, holding the Marlins to just two hits and five walks while striking out […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 12:40 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 12:40 PM

The Mets will try and salvage a win this afternoon and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Miami Marlins who improved to 16-4 at home this season. Zack Wheeler (1-3, 5.13 ERA) opposes right-hander Tom Koehler (3-2, 2.41) for the Marlins in Wednesday’s 12:40 PM road-trip finale. Zack Wheeler has four games with […]

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Montero and deGrom Could Be Just Weeks Away

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Montero and deGrom Could Be Just Weeks Away

According to a report by Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, help in the form of Jacob deGrom and Rafael Montero could be just weeks away for the Mets bullpen. Ackert spoke with Mets assistant general manager John Ricco who said that “we are getting to the point where it’s probably weeks as opposed to months,” […]

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Mejia Now Open To Late Relief, Mets Judging Him Start To Start

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Mejia Now Open To Late Relief, Mets Judging Him Start To Start

May 7 A team insider told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, that righthander Jenrry Mejia is being judged on a start-to-start basis. There are some in the organization who have viewed Mejia as a reliever all along. Mejia previously had communicated to the front office that he would prefer working in Triple-A as a starter […]

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MMO Game Recap: Marlins 3, Mets 0

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

The problem with throwing away two games in three days, first a 6-0 lead on Saturday, and then a 3-0 lead last night, is that a night like tonight comes, when the opposing pitcher is good enough to pitch a shutout. Bartolo Colon started out shaky, but found his way through seven innings, but three […]

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