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Collins Says Valverde Will Remain Closer

An article by posted on April 13, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Valverde Will Remain Closer

Jose Valverde blew his first save of the season last night after surrendering a back-breaking, game-tying, three-run homer in the ninth to Raul Ibanez. After getting two quick outs, Valverde gave up a single to David Freese and then walked Erick Aybar before being taken out of the yard by the 41-year old Ibanez on a […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Angels, 9:05 PM

An article by posted on April 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Angels, 9:05 PM

The Mets and Angels will play the middle game of their weekend series when Jon Niese opposes Jared Weaver at 9:05 PM. Niese lasted 5 2/3 innings, giving up a pair of runs on six hits, in a 2-1 loss to the Reds in his season debut. He was on a 90-pitch limit after missing […]

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Bobby Abreu Has An April 30 Opt Out Clause

An article by posted on April 12, 2014 0 Comments
Bobby Abreu Has An April 30 Opt Out Clause

April 12 Mike Puma of the NY Post has learned that Bobby Abreu has an April 30 opt out clause on the deal he signed with the Mets. “Don’t be surprised if he’s with the Mets by end of month,” Puma says. April 11 When the Mets signed Bobby Abreu on March 31, I have to admit, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Angels 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on April 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Angels 5, Mets 4

Ugh… Jeurys Familia working in his third inning of relief, hit Hank Conger with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to give the Los Angeles Angels a 5-4 victory over the Mets in the series opener on Friday night. Here’s the skinny… Travis d’Arnaud hit his first home run of the season to pull the […]

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

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Angels, 10:05 PM

New York will begin Interleague action tonight at Anaheim when they take on the Los Angeles Angels. RHP Dillon Gee (0-0, 4.50) will oppose LHP Tyler Skaggs (1-0, 0.00) in a game that will start at 10:05 PM. The last time the Mets faced the Angels was in 2011 when they lost two of three at […]

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Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

April 11 Outfielder Chris Young played in an extended spring training game on Thursday and had two singles, two walks and a sacrifice fly in five innings. On Friday he appeared in another extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie which went very well. The Mets announced that Young is now headed for a […]

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Mejia Shows Some Much Needed Sizzle, Energy and Emotion

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Shows Some Much Needed Sizzle, Energy and Emotion

Jenrry Mejia showed some guile toughing it out to give the Mets a five inning effort that might have had an entirely different complexion if it weren’t for two dead-red pitches that left fielder Justin Upton rocketed for two home runs. That second homerun reportedly traveled 477 feet before landing in the back of the upper […]

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Series Preview: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Series Preview: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

It has been a helter-skelter start to the season for the New York Mets. After starting 0-3, having been swept by the Nationals, with the bullpen looking like it could be one of the worst of all-time, the Amazins have won two consecutive series, and the bullpen has been a strength. The starting pitching has […]

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Mejia and Recker Could Become Super Two Eligible

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia and Recker Could Become Super Two Eligible

Jenrry Mejia and Anthony Recker could be Super Two eligible at the end of the season according to MLB Trade Rumors. This means that both players could be eligible for salary arbitration one year earlier than usual based on their service time. Currently, Mejia’s service time is at 1.14, while Recker comes in at 1.128. Arbitration typically […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Braves 4

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Braves 4

The Mets (4-5) took the rubber game of the series in Atlanta, beating the Braves (5-4) by a score of 6-4 on Thursday night. Jenrry Mejia took the ball for New York in his second start of the season, while David Hale got the call for Atlanta. The Mets drew first blood when Eric Young […]

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