Mets News & Notes

MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 2

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 2

Here’s a quick recap. The good news is that the Mets opened their homestand with a well-played 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves tonight at Citi Field. Here’s the scoop: Dillon Gee had his best start since the All Star break, holding the Braves to two runs in 6.2 innings of work while scattering six hits. […]

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Collins Unsure of Wright, Murphy Timelines for Return to Action

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Unsure of Wright, Murphy Timelines for Return to Action

During Terry Collin’s pre-game conference on Tuesday afternoon, the majority of questions addressed the absence of David Wright and Daniel Murphy from the lineup, unsurprisingly. Originally, Wright intended to get back out in the field for tonight’s tilt against the Braves. However, after the club’s training staff assessed the Captain, the organization decided to override […]

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

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

Tonight, the Mets open up a 3-game series against the Atlanta Braves. Dillon Gee (4-6, 3.84) will face off against lefty Alex Wood (9-9, 3.05) as the Mets look to some home cooking to get them back on their feet. In his last start, Gee received the loss in the Mets’ 6-2 defeat against the […]

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Giancarlo Stanton: Five Months Doesn’t Change Five Years

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
Giancarlo Stanton: Five Months Doesn’t Change Five Years

Last week when I floated that Giancarlo Stanton is not a sure bet to sign an extension with the Miami Marlins and could still become available, I got an earful from a contingent who said, “he’s not going anywhere.” Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, shared an exchange with Stanton, who was asked if the recent […]

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Reynolds and Plawecki Unlikely to Join Mets, Syndergaard Still Being Debated

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
Reynolds and Plawecki Unlikely to Join Mets, Syndergaard Still Being Debated

According to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, while the Mets have yet to make an official announcement, it appears that catcher Kevin Plawecki and middle infielder Matt Reynolds will be not promoted to the major league roster on September 1. Team insiders told Rubin that neither player needs to be added […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Las Vegas Tramples Round Rock, Satterwhite Saves 15th

An article by posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap:  Las Vegas Tramples Round Rock, Satterwhite Saves 15th

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 9, Round Rock 3 Binghamton 4, New Britain 1 Charlotte 8, St.Lucie 5 Staten Island 2, Brooklyn 1 Johnson City 5, Kingsport 3 Minor League Notes Kevin Plawecki went 2-for-4 for Las Vegas, and is now hitting over .400 in his last 10 games, and has registered a multi-hit […]

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Collins Ready to Move Wright Out of the Three Spot

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Ready to Move Wright Out of the Three Spot

Marc Carig of Newsday writes that for the first time in his career, Wright has statistically slipped into the realm of a below-average major-leaguer. Additionally, with Wright locked in his slump, manger Terry Collins is finally ready to consider removing his struggling star out of the number three spot in the batting order – a […]

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MMO Exclusive: Dillon Gee Discusses Pitching, Outfield Defense, Having A Solid Bullpen

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Dillon Gee Discusses Pitching, Outfield Defense, Having A Solid Bullpen

A couple weeks ago, I reached out to Mets pitcher Dillon Gee for an interview, and Dillon was kind enough to let me do an online Q&A with him. Gee had the 7th-lowest ERA in baseball from the end of May 2013 to the time at which he was placed on the DL in May 2014. […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Duda, Colon and Everybody Else

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Duda, Colon and Everybody Else

The collapse wasn’t as sudden as it has been in the past, but it has finally arrived. Splitting the series with the Cubs was deplorable (especially in the manner the Mets did it in). Splitting the short series with the A’s was expected, but still not acceptable. Nearly getting swept by the Dodgers due to […]

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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Minor League Hitting Streaks Abound!

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Minor League Hitting Streaks Abound!

Who’s Hot: Matthew Bowman – Las Vegas. Bowman has allowed just two earned runs over his last 4 starts dating back to July 31st. Over his last 27.1 innings, he’s pitched to an ERA of 0.66 while allowing 19 hits, walking 5 and striking out 28 batters. Kevin Plawecki – Las Vegas. Entering Sunday’s action, […]

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