Mets News & Notes

Wright Benched, d’Arnaud Demoted, Collins Tells Team To Put On A Happy Face

An article by posted on June 8, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Benched, d’Arnaud Demoted, Collins Tells Team To Put On A Happy Face

The Mets held a team meeting before last night’s game only to see his team suffer a devastating loss after one of their worst offensive and defensive displays of the season. They’ve now lost five straight and find themselves six games under .500 and two games away from the NL East cellar. The Mets squandered […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 5, Mets 4 In Crushing Defeat

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 5, Mets 4 In Crushing Defeat

The Mets just lost in stunning fashion to the San Francisco Giants who scored two ninth inning runs to clinch a 5-4 victory in front of a packed house at AT&T Park. Mets closer Jenrry Mejia came on to pitch the ninth with the team up 4-3. He struck out the first batter Angel Pagan, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Giants, 10:05 PM

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Giants, 10:05 PM

The Mets will need a win against the pitcher with the top ERA in the majors to prevent their dive from reaching five Saturday. Bartolo Colon (5-5, 4.52 ERA) opposes San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Hudson (6-2, 1.75) at 10:05 PM at AT&T Park. Colonis fourth among active Major Leaguers with 194 career wins while tonight’s Giants starter Tim Hudson is […]

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DePodesta and Tanous High On Mets Day Two Draft Picks

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DePodesta and Tanous High On Mets Day Two Draft Picks

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Mets VP Paul DePodesta and amateur scouting director Tommy Tanous addressed their Day 2 draft picks on Friday. Here’s what they had to say … Milton Ramos, SS, American Heritage (Fla.) HS., third round: “Certainly he’s known for defense. He’s a lot stronger than people think. This is now a […]

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Lo Duca Says Mets Should Trade Wright, Calls Minaya Unfit To Be GM

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Lo Duca Says Mets Should Trade Wright, Calls Minaya Unfit To Be GM

Updating this post with even more from Lo Duca who told Loudmouths that the Mets should trade David Wright in an effort to get younger, according to MetsBlog. “The Mets need to go back to square one, go back to their roots, go to younger players,” Lo Duca said. “If that means to trade David, that means to […]

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Mets Farm System: If You Build It They (Wins) Will Come?

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Mets Farm System: If You Build It They (Wins) Will Come?

Much is made these days about the Mets payroll and lack of spending. Clearly there has been a shift in focus from being big spenders in free agency to building depth within the farm system to feed the major league club. Perhaps the biggest reason is Fred Wilpon’s financial woes, but it’s easy to forget […]

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D’Arnaud Batting .180, Calls His Performance “Unacceptable”

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D’Arnaud Batting .180, Calls His Performance “Unacceptable”

Travis d’Arnaud went 0-for-3 on Friday night and grounded into a pair of double plays as the Mets fell to the Giants by the score of 4-2. After the game, a dejected d’Arnaud told reporters, “I got to be better than this. This is unacceptable to me.” “Every day I show up, I’m ready to play. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 4, Mets 2

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Giants 4, Mets 2

The Mets (28-33), who hoped to bounce back after being swept by the Chicago Cubs, lost 4-2 to the Giants (40-21) to drop their fourth game in a row and are now 4-5 on their current 11 game road trip. Jon Niese, who faced off against Matt Cain, matched zeros with the Giants starter until […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Giants, 10:15 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Giants, 10:15 PM

The Mets begin a three-game series in San Francisco on Friday against the Giants who own an MLB-best 39-21 record. Jon Niese (3-3, 2.69 ERA) gets the start for the Mets and will be opposed by right-hander Matt Cain (1-3, 3.66) in a 10:15 PM start at AT&T Park. The Mets had six more walks last night and […]

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Syndergaard To Miss 5-7 Days With Sprained AC Joint

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Syndergaard To Miss 5-7 Days With Sprained AC Joint

June 6 – Updated 6:30 pm Mets announced that further x-rays conducted on Syndergaard were all negative with no broken bones. The officially, the Mets are saying it’s a sprained A/C joint in his left, non-throwing shoulder. He will refrain from throwing for five to seven days and as long as the pain subsides he can […]

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