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The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

Exit velocity reminds me of a roommate I had who once decided to chase a full turkey dinner with a Domino’s Hawaiian and a six-pack. He was in a recliner across the room making gurgling noises. I look up and realize the noises were coming from his belly, which was moving — on it’s own, like […]

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Breaking Down Jon Niese vs. St. Louis Cardinals

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Breaking Down Jon Niese vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Finishing Line:  5 IP, 8 R, 8 ER, 11 H, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR Defining Pitches First Inning: Early in the first inning, Jon Niese showed poor command of his fastball as he gave up a single to Peter Bourjos followed by a RBI double to Randal Grichuk, both on fastballs that missed […]

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Bobby Parnell Is Still Struggling

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Bobby Parnell Is Still Struggling

So far on his road to recovery, Bobby Parnell has really struggled in his minor league rehab appearances. He is mainly struggling with his command and more concerning, his velocity. There is still no timetable for his return. On Tuesday, Parnell gave up 3 runs and 4 hits in 1 1/3 innings in a extended spring […]

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Daniel Murphy: The Agony and the Ecstasy

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Daniel Murphy: The Agony and the Ecstasy

It was a night of give and take for second baseman Daniel Murphy on Tuesday night. The Mets lost to the Cardinals by a score of 10-2 and Murphy played a big part on both sides of the scoring. Murphy, who is a free agent at the end of this season, accounted for both Mets […]

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Collins Responds To Calls To Fire Him

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Collins Responds To Calls To Fire Him

I was a little dumbfounded when I logged on to see what was churning on Mets Twitter Tuesday morning and was smacked in the face by an article by Joel Sherman practically daring the front office to fire Terry Collins and another post by MetsBlog saying the Terry Watch was back on. I was like […]

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Nats Pull Into First-Place Tie With Mets, Sandy Says No Trades Coming

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Nats Pull Into First-Place Tie With Mets, Sandy Says No Trades Coming

In stunning fashion, the Washington Nationals came from behind to beat the New York Yankees 8-6 on a two-run walk-off homer by first baseman Ryan Zimmerman in the 10th inning. Zimmerman hit his shot off of Yankees closer Andrew Miller, who had not allowed a run all season. The win lifted the hard-charging Nationals to […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cardinals 10, Mets 2

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cardinals 10, Mets 2

The Mets (23-17) were defeated by the Cardinals (26-13) by a score of 10-2 Tuesday evening at Citi Field. Pitching: Jon Niese started for the Mets, going 5 innings while allowing 8 earned runs on 11 hits, walking one and striking out one. All season he has been allowing a lot of base runners (1.49 […]

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

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals continue their four-game series on Tuesday after a big extra-inning win for the Amazins at Citi Field. Jon Niese (3-3, 2.49 ERA) opposes right-hander Michael Wacha (5-0, 2.06) at 7:10 PM. Jonathon Niese has allowed one earned run or fewer in five of his seven starts this […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Designated For Assignment, Darrell Ceciliani Promoted

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Designated For Assignment, Darrell Ceciliani Promoted

Update, 2:10 pm Adam Rubin of ESPN.com is now reporting that Kirk Nieuwenhuis will be the player designated for assignment. Nieuwenhuis, 27, was hitting .079/.125/.132 with two doubles and two stolen bases in 40 plate appearances. In parts of four seasons with the Mets, Nieuwenhuis has a .230/.302/.374 line with 13 homers, 31 doubles, three […]

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D’Arnaud Progressing Well, Could Be Activated For Pirates Series

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Progressing Well, Could Be Activated For Pirates Series

The news is good on Travis d’Arnaud who has already been cleared to swing a bat and took some dry swings on Monday and will now ramp things up from there. “Tomorrow, he’ll probably do some more dry work, then some tee work, if everything is OK there, he’ll do some soft tosses so he can […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Gsellman With A Gem, Mets Sign Cuban Catcher Lednier Ricardo

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Gsellman With A Gem, Mets Sign Cuban Catcher Lednier Ricardo

Tacoma 5, Las Vegas (25-14) 4 Darin Gorski gave up runs in only one inning but the 5 spot Tacoma put in the 3rd inning was all they needed as the 51′s collected just 6 hits with only 1 after the 5th inning. Brooks Conrad singled with one out in the top of the 9th […]

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