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Patience with Jay Bruce has Paid Dividends

An article by posted on October 1, 2016 0 Comments
Patience with Jay Bruce has Paid Dividends

Jay Bruce is no longer the red-headed step-child we all thought he was. Bruce is officially on the loose. Bruce hit rock-bottom as a Met on September 20, being pulled from a game in favor of Eric Campbell in a run producing situation. Many spelled that as the end for a player who just could […]

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Robert Gsellman Dazzles as Mets on Brink of Playoff Berth

An article by posted on October 1, 2016 0 Comments
Robert Gsellman Dazzles as Mets on Brink of Playoff Berth

New York Mets rookie pitcher, Robert Gsellman continued his string of success as he put down the Phillies for the second consecutive start. Gsellman went six innings Friday night in the Mets’ 5-1 victory over Philadelphia. He allowed one run on seven hits while walking one and striking out seven. “I’m just focusing on having […]

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Gsellman, Bruce Propel Mets to 5-1 Victory as Mets Magic Number Shrinks to One!

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
Gsellman, Bruce Propel Mets to 5-1 Victory as Mets Magic Number Shrinks to One!

The New York Mets (86-74) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (70-90) by a score of 5-1 at Citizens Bank Park Friday evening.  With the win, the Mets magic number is down to one.  If the Cardinals lose tonight the Mets are in the playoffs.  If the Cardinals and Giants lose tonight the Mets will secure home […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

Friday, September 30, 2016 • 7:05 p.m. Citizens Bank Park • Philadelphia, PA RHP Robert Gsellman (3-2, 2.56) vs. RHP Alec Asher (2-0, 1.66) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Cardinals and Giants both won on the Mets off day, so the race for the Wild Card just got a little […]

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Mets Sticking to Originally Planned Weekend Rotation

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sticking to Originally Planned Weekend Rotation

With Bartolo Colon only lasting 2.1 innings and only having thrown 47 pitches in his start on Monday against the Marlins, the Mets had originally flirted with bringing Colon back on Friday to pitch on short rest. The benefit of his pitching on Friday meant that he would be on his regular rest in case […]

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Gsellman and Lugo Have Helped Catapult the Mets

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
Gsellman and Lugo Have Helped Catapult the Mets

From panic city to being on the verge of winning the top Wild Card spot and home field advantage. Rookie pitchers, Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo have helped to carry the Mets since their promotions to the big league club. As injuries brought down star pitchers Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Has Carried the Mets Offense

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Has Carried the Mets Offense

When the Mets signed Asdrubal Cabrera this past offseason to a two-year $18.5 million deal with an option for a third year, not too many people thought much of it. Some went on to complain that it was an unnecessary signing and the Mets should have just used the money to secure Yoenis Cespedes at […]

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Wild Card Game Thread: Cards vs Reds, Rockies vs Giants

An article by posted on September 29, 2016 0 Comments
Wild Card Game Thread: Cards vs Reds, Rockies vs Giants

St. Louis Cardinals (82‐76) vs. Cincinnati Reds (67‐91) RHP Alex Reyes (4‐1, 1.58) vs. RHP Dan Straily (14‐8, 3.74) Reds Lineup 1. Jose Peraza (R) SS 2. Hernan Iribarren (L) CF 3. Joey Votto (L) 1B 4. Adam Duvall (R) LF 5. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B 6. Ivan De Jesus Jr. (R) 2B 7. Tucker […]

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Jay Bruce Is Heating Up At The Perfect Time

An article by posted on September 29, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Is Heating Up At The Perfect Time

When Jay Bruce didn’t make an immediate impact in blue and orange, many fans called for the veteran outfielder’s head, citing an uncanny similarity to a former Met with the same initials. Terry Collins tried everything. Moving him up and down the lineup, giving him a “mental health break,” and even benching him. Though Bruce’s […]

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Mets One Road Homer Away From Tying Franchise Record

An article by posted on September 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets One Road Homer Away From Tying Franchise Record

The New York Mets entered Wednesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins third in the National League in road home runs with 102, behind only the St. Louis Cardinals (121) and the Chicago Cubs (103). With two, two-run homers by James Loney and Jay Bruce in last night’s 5-2 win, the Mets are closing in […]

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