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Doubleheader Game 1: Mets vs Pirates, 4:05 PM

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Doubleheader Game 1: Mets vs Pirates, 4:05 PM

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 PNC Park • Pittsburgh, PA LHP Steven Matz (7-1, 2.60) vs. LHP Jonathon Niese (5-2, 4.36) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The New York Mets turn to Steven Matz as they look to bounce back from Sunday’s 1-0 loss against Jon Niese and the Pirates in the […]

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Eric Campbell to Join Mets for Doubleheader

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Eric Campbell to Join Mets for Doubleheader

Soup’s up! Just when we thought that Eric Campbell had left for good, he’s back. The 29 year old utility man will join the Mets for their doubleheader against Pittsburgh tonight. However a stipulation in the current Collective Bargaining Agreement only makes him eligible for the second game of the doubleheader as the team’s 26th […]

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MMO Flashback: Neil Walker And His Lasting Connection To Roberto Clemente

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MMO Flashback: Neil Walker And His Lasting Connection To Roberto Clemente

Originally Posted on April 5, 2016 Mets second baseman Neil Walker has a lasting connection to baseball legend, Roberto Clemente. In a report from Otis Livingston of CBS New York, he took a look at the link between Walker and the Pittsburgh icon. Walker’s father and Clemente were great friends who worked together to help […]

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Juan Lagares Will Avoid DL, Play With Torn Ligament In Thumb

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Juan Lagares Will Avoid DL, Play With Torn Ligament In Thumb

New York Mets outfielder Juan Lagares has been diagnosed with a partial tear of a ligament in his left thumb, after making a diving catch that saved two runs in the seventh inning of Saturday’s game in Miami. The team announced that Lagares will not be placed on the disabled list, and will rejoin the […]

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Rene Rivera Has Earned Mets Backup Catcher Role

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Rene Rivera Has Earned Mets Backup Catcher Role

Neither of the Mets catchers have great batting lines at the moment, but with Travis d’Arnaud coming off the disabled list relatively soon, the competition for the backup job is heating up. For the first time in over a year, Kevin Plawecki‘s status as the top reserve is in jeopardy and Rene Rivera may just […]

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Mets and Pirates To Play Traditional Doubleheader On Tuesday

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Mets and Pirates To Play Traditional Doubleheader On Tuesday

The New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates had their series opener postponed on Monday due to heavy rains. As such, the two teams will play a traditional doubleheader at PNC Park on Tuesday beginning at 4:05 PM. The second game of the twin-bill will begin 30 minutes after the conclusion of the early game. Steven […]

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Travis d’Arnaud About A Week Away From Catching

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Travis d’Arnaud About A Week Away From Catching

Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud is roughly a week away from catching in rehab games, according to assistant GM John Ricco. D’Arnaud is making throws in Florida of up to 150 feet, but not releasing the ball full throttle yet, Terry Collins added. He’s been on the disabled list since April 26 with a right rotator cuff strain. […]

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Neil Walker Readies For Emotional Pittsburgh Return

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Neil Walker Readies For Emotional Pittsburgh Return

Pittsburgh native, Neil Walker readies for his return tonight to the “steel city,” to face a team he spent his entire career with until this season. He was born in the city that drafted him in 2004, a fairytale story for a hometown hero.  Walker grew up a fan of the Pirates and it was […]

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Miami Heat: Matt Harvey’s 98 MPH Fastball Not Enough To Beat Fiery Jose Fernandez

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Miami Heat: Matt Harvey’s 98 MPH Fastball Not Enough To Beat Fiery Jose Fernandez

On a day when the Dark Knight displayed his former 98 mph fastball, he was out-dueled in the Miami sun by his counterpart, Jose Fernandez, who matched his career high 14 strikeouts en route to a 1-0 masterpiece over the Mets. A resurgent Matt Harvey kept his cronies in the game for seven strong innings, […]

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Juan Lagares Headed to NYC for MRI on Injured Thumb

An article by posted on June 5, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Headed to NYC for MRI on Injured Thumb

After finally seeing a doctor on Sunday, Juan Lagares was diagnosed with a sprained left thumb, Terry Collins told reporters. Instead of flying with his teammates to Pittsburgh, Lagares will instead take a flight to New York for further examination by the team’s medical staff and an MRI. Original Report Juan Lagares made another one […]

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MMO Game Recap: Fernandez Outduels Harvey As Mets Fall 1-0 To Marlins

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MMO Game Recap: Fernandez Outduels Harvey As Mets Fall 1-0 To Marlins

The New York Mets (31-23) were unable to complete the sweep and were shutout 1-0 by the Miami Marlins (29-27) this afternoon at Marlins Park. Sunday’s finale in Miami, was everything you could ask for in what was billed as a marquee pitching matchup as Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dueled Mets right-hander Matt Harvey. Unfortunately […]

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