Mets News & Notes

Both Buddy Carlyle and Jeurys Familia Impress In Season Debuts

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Both Buddy Carlyle and Jeurys Familia Impress In Season Debuts

While the news on Jenrry Mejia and his sore elbow put a damper on Monday’s Opening Day win over the Washington Nationals, there was a ray of hope in the performances of Jeurys Familia and Buddy Carlyle. Both righthanders handled their late inning relief outings with efficiency and sheer dominance in the case of Familia. […]

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Bartolo Colon Got It Done Opening Day, Proved Doubters Wrong

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Bartolo Colon Got It Done Opening Day, Proved Doubters Wrong

It looked like Bartolo Colon was indeed the right choice for Opening day with his gem on Monday. And Matt Harvey was confident too. Bartolo’s got that covered,” Harvey said. Harvey actually predicted months ago that the Mets would win on Opening Day. And Colon made him look smart today. Colon was phenomenal. Going against $210 […]

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Mets Top Arms Set Up For Subway Series

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Mets Top Arms Set Up For Subway Series

This may have not been the #1 motivation for the Mets controversial decision to start Bartolo Colon on Opening Day – a decision that paid off in spades after the Mets defeated the Nationals 3-1. But one competitive benefit of this move, is barring weather postponements, the Mets top two arms, Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey […]

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Jenrry Mejia Heading to New York for MRI on Right Elbow

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Jenrry Mejia Heading to New York for MRI on Right Elbow

Closer Jenrry Mejia was warming up in the bullpen and getting ready to enter the ninth inning on Monday against the Washington Nationals, when he suddenly dashed back to the dugout to alert trainer Ray Ramirez that he had a stiff elbow and couldn’t loosen up. Mejia apparently told the team he had a tender […]

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Puello Placed On DL, Back On Mets 40 Man Roster

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Puello Placed On DL, Back On Mets 40 Man Roster

According to a report by Adam Rubin, when the Mets placed Cesar Puello on waivers, which he cleared and was eventually demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas, technically none of it ever happened. Apparently, Puello told the team he was injured and general manager Sandy Alderson had to rescind the demotion after an MRI on Monday […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Nationals 1

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Nationals 1

The Mets opened their season with a win on Monday afternoon, beating Washington 3-1 at Nationals Park. Bartolo Colon earned got the start for the Mets and pitched very well. The big righty struck out eight in six innings of one-run ball, allowing just three hits and walking one en route to the 205th win […]

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Opening Day Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (SNY)

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Opening Day Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (SNY)

Opening Day 2015 has finally arrived! After an off-season of anticipating the 2015 rotation, wondering what was going to happen with the shortstop, trying to figure out why Fred Wilpon would be named to the head of the MLB Financial Committee, stressing about Wheeler, stressing about the Opening Day starter, stressing about left handed relievers, […]

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Alderson and Collins Spoke with Reporters at Nationals Park

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Alderson and Collins Spoke with Reporters at Nationals Park

GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins met with reporters and discussed a variety of issues at Nationals Park in D.C.. 1. Alderson was not too pleased with the trade that sent Craig Kimbrel to the Padres. According to Adam Rubin, Alderson did not analyze the trade as a big win for his club, despite […]

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2015 Mets Over and Unders

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2015 Mets Over and Unders

With a new Mets season thankfully – and perhaps mercifully – upon us, ten of us at MMO looked to the future and pondered the many possibilities and outcomes of the months ahead. I love doing Over and Unders each new season and here’s what we came up with this year. I consolidated our results […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster and Lineup Challenges

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Mets Opening Day Roster and Lineup Challenges

“They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as a way of keeping the club going. I’ll never make the mistake of being seventy again.”  ~ Casey Stengel Here is the official Opening Day roster followed by a look at today’s potential lineup. Starting Lineup […]

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