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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

The Mets open a three-game set against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night at 8:05 PM. RHP Zack Wheeler (2-5, 4.31) will oppose RHP Jake Arrieta (1-1, 3.20) for the Cubs. Wheeler is averaging 8.90 strikeouts per nine innings, ranking 11th among NL pitchers. Wheeler is averaging 94.5 mph with his fastball this season, the fourth-highest amongst NL starters. David Wright […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Phillies 2

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Phillies 2

The suddenly hot New York Mets (28-29) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (24-31) by a score of 11-2 this evening in Citizens Bank Park. Bartolo Colon squared off against Roberto Hernandez in the final game of a five game series, four of which the Mets won! What you should know: The Mets got off to an […]

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

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

The Mets and Phillies teams complete their rare five-game series at 7:05 p.m. on Monday at Citizens Bank Park. Bartolo Colon (4-5, 4.73 ERA) opposes right-hander Roberto Hernandez (2-2, 3.76). Starting Lineup Matt den Dekker, CF Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Curtis Granderson, LF Bobby Abreu, RF Lucas Duda, 1B Wilmer Flores, SS Travis […]

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Steven Matz Is In A Groove With St. Lucie

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Steven Matz Is In A Groove With St. Lucie

Top Pitching prospect Steven Matz has been as consistent or better than anyone in the St. Lucie rotation and even though his record is only 3-3, he hasn’t allowed more than two earned runs in any of his ten starts. In his last two starts he is 1-1, and while tossing 12.2 innings, he has […]

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Four Years Later, Alderson Still Waiting For His Hitting Approach To Breed Success

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Four Years Later, Alderson Still Waiting For His Hitting Approach To Breed Success

Mets beat reporter Marc Carig of Newsday, took an in depth look at Sandy Alderson’s organizational approach to hitting that included several insights and quotes from Terry Collins, Minor League Director Dick Scott, VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta, and players David Wright and Brandon Nimmo. There is no room for deviation. So the Mets […]

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MMO Players of the Month – May Edition

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Month – May Edition

As many of us know, the month of May wasn’t a spectacular one for our Mets, as they went 11-18. After a solid month of April in which the Mets went 15-10, May was a huge disappointment. The excitement of the team had dwindled down and it seemed that we had returned to our losing ways […]

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Featured Post: Is Alderson On His Way Out?

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Is Alderson On His Way Out?

In an exclusive interview with Barry Bloom of Mets.com, Sandy Alderson acknowledged that it was time for the team to turn a corner after five consecutive losing seasons. “My goal was not to win 74 games as we did last year. I don’t recall specifically what I wrote down or had in mind. But we’re […]

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Mets Have an 8.2% Chance of Making the Postseason

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Mets Have an 8.2% Chance of Making the Postseason

We’re one third of the way through the baseball season. After their extra inning victory on June 1st, the Mets were on a pace for 78 wins, yet still very much in the playoff hunt. The team stood only four games out of the Division lead and 2.5 games out of the Wildcard. Baseball Prospectus […]

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Red Flags with Sandy’s Slow and Steady Approach?

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Red Flags with Sandy’s Slow and Steady Approach?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post raises some red flags about Sandy Alderson’s plan for the team and says that his slow-and-steady approach is no guarantee for future success. Taking the time to rebuild and “doing it right” slowly and methodically with player development does not guarantee an extended stretch of winning. Though that […]

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Lagares Headed To NY For MRI On Monday Morning

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Headed To NY For MRI On Monday Morning

June 1 The team has announced that center fielder Juan Lagares is heading to NYC for an MRI on Monday morning. After testing his rib cage injury before the game today, Lagares was inserted in the starting lineup. However late in the game he felt it tighten up running the bases on Sunday, and he was […]

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