Mets News & Notes

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

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Dodgers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets begin a four game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon (9-8, 4.86 ERA) gets the starting nod for the Mets and will oppose reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw (7-6, 2.68 ERA). First pitch is at 7:10 pm. Bartolo Colon is 3-0 with a 2.77 ERA (eight […]

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Mets Will Promote Conforto If Cuddyer Goes On DL

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Will Promote Conforto If Cuddyer Goes On DL

Ready or not here he comes… According to Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record, the Mets will promote their top prospect Michael Conforto if and when they place Michael Cuddyer on the disabled list. When this happens – and it could be this afternoon – expect lots of fanfare and a press conference with all the bells […]

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Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From A’s

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Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From A’s

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Oakland A’s have shipped starter Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros for prospects RHP Daniel Mengden and highly regarded catcher Jacob Nottingham. The Astros had made no secret that they were ready to increase payroll to support the team’s playoff run and supplement their elite young talents. […]

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Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

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Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

I applaud Buster Olney of ESPN for the thorough summation of the state of the Mets and his conclusion that the inaction by Mets leadership has been inexplicable and inexcusable. Olney implored the Mets front office to be creative and try something different. “Do something. Add something. Get some help.” He points to the Washington […]

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This Is Our Time… This Is Our Opportunity… Let’s Not Waste It…

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
This Is Our Time… This Is Our Opportunity… Let’s Not Waste It…

As we enter into final week of July, and the final days leading up to the trade deadline, I wanted to share some of my thoughts on the team and the important task at hand for Sandy Alderson. Like most of you, I’m hoping the GM is working the phones and trying to bolster the […]

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The Potential Metropolitan Lineup In Perspective

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The Potential Metropolitan Lineup In Perspective

I am under the impression that anyone who thinks there is a possibility of the Metropolitans bringing in Justin Upton, Carlos Gomez or dare I say Troy Tulowitzki before the trade deadline is delusional beyond belief. Doing so would incorporate several things that we should by now are not in the DNA of the Mets’ […]

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Mets Minors: Cecchini Has Four Hits, Fulmer Wins Another

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Mets Minors: Cecchini Has Four Hits, Fulmer Wins Another

Fresno 12, Las Vegas (56-42) 4 Rough night for 51′s pitching with four pitchers combining to allow 19 baserunners while Scott Rice was the only Las Vegas arm to pitch a scoreless inning. Darin Gorski went 5 innings giving up seven runs on eight hits but did manage to strikeout eight. Chase Bradford and Zack […]

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MMO Mailbag: Gerardo Parra vs. Josh Reddick

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Gerardo Parra vs. Josh Reddick

Devin asks… I read that Sandy Alderson said that there will only be one addition at the trade deadline and not to expect more than that. So if they can add just one player, who do you like better between Gerardo Parra and Josh Reddick? I think both can help in different ways. XtreemIcon replies… […]

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Disabled List Looms For Michael Cuddyer

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Disabled List Looms For Michael Cuddyer

The latest news on Michael Cuddyer and his ailing knee sounds like it’s getting worse and not better. While manager Terry Collins expressed hope that Cuddyer could be in the starting lineup tonight when the Mets open a four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the veteran left fielder sounded less than optimistic that would […]

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Keith Law: Mets Have 4th Best Farm System

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Keith Law: Mets Have 4th Best Farm System

Keith Law of ESPN.com released his midseason MLB Farm System Rankings and placed the Mets in 4th place, just behind the Red Sox, Braves and Rangers. “Even after the promotions of top pitching prospects Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz, the Mets still have a system loaded with high-probability big leaguers, including a couple of potential stars in Michael Conforto, […]

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