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Yoenis Cespedes Erupts With Three Homer, Seven RBI Night

An article by posted on August 22, 2015 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Erupts With Three Homer, Seven RBI Night

Yoenis Cespedes had his best game as a Met on Friday night, and quite possibly the best game of his career, exploding for a 5-for-6 performance including a single, a double, and three home runs. The first of those three home runs was a grand slam, and he finished the night with seven RBIs, five runs […]

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Mets Blast Their Way To 14-9 Win At Coors Field

An article by posted on August 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Blast Their Way To 14-9 Win At Coors Field

  In the Coorsiest Game Ever Played, The Mets (65-56) outslugged the Rockies (49-71) en route to a 14-9 win in the series opener, stretching their NL East lead to 5 games. Bartolo Colon struggled on the mound, allowing 7 runs on 9 hits and 2 walks in 3.2 innings, striking out 1 and serving […]

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David Wright Goes 3-for-4 For St. Lucie

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Goes 3-for-4 For St. Lucie

Mets third baseman David Wright went 3-for-4 with a run scored tonight for St. Lucie as he continues his final two tuneup games before he’s activated on Monday in Philadelphia. Wright raised his average to .375 in seven games during his rehab assignment. Mets manager Terry Collins said that Wright will not be an everyday player […]

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Matt Harvey Will Be Skipped, Logan Verrett Will Start On Sunday

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Will Be Skipped, Logan Verrett Will Start On Sunday

It’s official… Logan Verrett will start for the Mets on Sunday against the Rockies in the series finale, Terry Collins just confirmed with reporters. Matt Harvey will indeed be skipped for a start in the rotation. “We just were afraid we’d have to shut him down,” Collins said. August 19 Terry Collins told reporters this […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 8:40 PM

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 8:40 PM

The New York Mets head for high ground in Denver tonight, for the start of a weekend series with the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Bartolo Colon (10-11, 4.58) opposes rookie right-hander Jon Gray (0-0, 2.40) in Friday’s 8:40 PM series opener. The Mets have won eight straight games vs. Colorado dating back to May […]

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Waiting for Cespedes

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Waiting for Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes has already had a big impact on the Mets in his short time with the team. His acquisition alone has been lauded by Mets players as a sign that the front office was finally willing to go all in for a playoff run. His daily presence in the Mets lineup has helped create a […]

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David Wright is MLB’s New Franchise Man

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright is MLB’s New Franchise Man

Other than the regular positions on the field, there is another important position in baseball, which is baseball’s ultimate franchise player. The player who spent the most seasons and played the most games for only one team. Before this week, it was Chase Utley, who spent 13 seasons with the Phillies and played in 1,551 […]

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Mets Minors: Matz One Step Closer, Black Blows Lead

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Matz One Step Closer, Black Blows Lead

Omaha 5, Las Vegas (68-58) 4 Vic Black had a night he would like to forget as he blew a 3-1 lead in the 9th inning as the 51′s lost and fell out of first place for the first time since April 28th. He allowed three runs on four hits and two walks while striking […]

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Erik Goeddel Is Close To Returning

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Erik Goeddel Is Close To Returning

Lynn Worthy of the Binghamton Press and Sun Bulletin reports that Erik Goeddel is healthy and is close to making a return. He is currently working on his mechanics in a rehab assignment with Double-A Binghtamton. “I’m healthy,” Goeddel said. “I’m just trying to fine-tune things, kind of get back to where I was before […]

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Conforto Understands That He Will Likely Be Demoted When Wright Returns

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Understands That He Will Likely Be Demoted When Wright Returns

Mike Puma of the NY Post says that Michael Conforto‘s luck is running out with David Wright nearing a return. Puma reports that Conforto already knows there’s a strong chance he’s the one the Mets send down when the team’s captain makes his expected return on Monday. “I understand the situation and I know that […]

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