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Marlins Owner Quizzed People About Wally Backman At Citi Field

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
Marlins Owner Quizzed People About Wally Backman At Citi Field

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria “quizzed” people at Citi Field during the weekend about Wally Backman’s readiness to be a major league manager, according to a report in the New York Post. Loria was in attendance in Queens as his Marlins were swept in a four-game series by the New York Mets. The Miami Herald reported […]

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Granderson Breaks Out With 4 RBI

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Breaks Out With 4 RBI

Curtis Granderson had an excellent night at the plate during yesterday’s 7-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Granderson provided the key hit of the game with a two run single in the 5th inning, and he finished with three hits and four RBI. Even though Granderson was struggling to hit for extra bases this season, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Braves 1 (Nine In A Row!!!)

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Braves 1 (Nine In A Row!!!)

The New York Mets extended their winning streak to 9 games after defeating the Atlanta Braves 7-1 at Citi Field on Tuesday evening. Pitching: Starter Jonathon Niese went 6.2 strong innings, allowing 1 earned run on 4 hits and 4 walks while striking out 5. The only run came on a solo home run off […]

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Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

On Tuesday, look for Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki to make his MLB debut as he takes over for the injured Travis d’Arnaud who suffered a broken hand on Sunday against the Marlins. Here are six things you should know about the former Purdue All American. 1. Plawecki has a short compact swing and impresses […]

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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 7:10 PM (Going For Nine!)

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 7:10 PM (Going For Nine!)

The New York Mets will be bidding for their first nine-game winning streak since 2008 as they take on the Atlanta Braves tonight at Citi Field. LHP Jon Niese (1-0, 1.59) gets the start and opposes RHP Trevor Cahill (0-1, 15.43) for the Braves at 7:10 PM. The Mets are 7-0 at Citi Field, their […]

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Mets Keep Winning, Attendance Keeps Climbing, What A Concept

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Keep Winning, Attendance Keeps Climbing, What A Concept

A report by Cody Derespina on Newsday points out that through the Mets’ first seven home games this season, the team is averaging 35,268 fans. 2015: 35,268 (7-0) 2014: 30,506 (2-5) 2013: 27,811 (5-2) 2012: 32,317 (4-3) 2011: 30,027 (1-6) 2010: 32,685 (3-4) 2009: 37,424 (4-3) It’s the highest average attendance during the same time […]

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Mets Minor League Recap 4/21: Nimmo Delivers Game Winning Hit, Herrera Homers

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap 4/21: Nimmo Delivers Game Winning Hit, Herrera Homers

Fresno 8, Las Vegas 4 Matt Bowman struggled to his 3rd loss to open the season allowing six runs on ten hits over four innings of work. Matt now has a 10.93 ERA on the season and has given up five homeruns in only 14 innings. The 51′s could muster only five hits on the […]

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Despite Loss Of Blevins, Alderson Remains Confident In Bullpen

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Loss Of Blevins, Alderson Remains Confident In Bullpen

After another Mets win on Sunday, the Mets took a big hit when Mets lefty reliever Jerry Blevins got hit by a line drive in his left forearm and the result was a fracture. He will be in the DL and out for 6-8 weeks. “I saw the X-rays this morning at Hospital for Special […]

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Scouts Say Plawecki Could Be Better Than d’Arnaud

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Scouts Say Plawecki Could Be Better Than d’Arnaud

As you all know by now, catcher Travis d’Arnaud fractured the metacarpal of the pinkie finger on his right hand on Sunday and will wear a splint for three weeks. However Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told the New York Post that three weeks was a best case scenario and he could be out for a […]

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Kevin Long Says Duda Is On The Verge of Stardom

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Says Duda Is On The Verge of Stardom

After a breakout 2014 season, Lucas Duda has performed even better this year. Hitting in the third spot of the order, Duda is blistering hot with a .347 average and 8 RBI. “He is on the verge of absolute stardom, right on the cusp,” Mets hitting coach Kevin Long said. “He has strength and size […]

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Alderson Expects Wright To Return When DL Stint Is Up

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Expects Wright To Return When DL Stint Is Up

Sandy Alderson said David Wright rode a stationary bike on Monday and is now on track to return when his 15-day DL stint is up, reports Zach Braziller of the New York Post. Wright is eligible to return and be activated on April 30, when the Mets open a four-game series against the Washington Nationals […]

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