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Bruce Powers Mets to 4-1 Win Over Yankees

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Bruce Powers Mets to 4-1 Win Over Yankees

The New York Mets (56-52) defeated the New York Yankees (54-54) by a score of 4-1 Thursday night in the Bronx. With the Cardinals’ loss, the Mets pull within one game of the second NL Wild Card spot. Offense: The Mets spoke softly until Kelly Johnson‘s big stick lined a “Yankee Stadium home run” to […]

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

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

Thursday, August 4, 2016 • 7:05 p.m. Yankee Stadium • Bronx, N.Y. RHP Bartolo Colon (9-6, 3.58) vs. RHP Nathan Eovaldi (9-7, 4.78) SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets will try to split the season series with the Yankees tonight as they play game 4 in the Bronx. […]

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Collins, Flores and Setting Up Players to Fail

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Collins, Flores and Setting Up Players to Fail

I’m one of the biggest Wilmer Flores fans you’ll ever know, but for crying out loud when will Terry Collins come to his senses and realize that he should only be limited to starting against left-handed pitchers and never, ever, should he be playing shortstop? Why was Flores in the starting lineup on Wednesday given […]

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Steven Matz’s Numbers Since June Are Startling

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Steven Matz’s Numbers Since June Are Startling

At the end of May, Steven Matz was 7-1 with a 2.28 ERA. That’s about as good a stat line as you could ask for from a pitcher in his first full big-league season. If he weren’t in a league with the Kershaws, Bumgarners and Fernandezes of the world, that could even be a Cy […]

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The Mets And Mark Teixeira Had An Interesting Night

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The Mets And Mark Teixeira Had An Interesting Night

There were fireworks in the Bronx Wednesday night, and I am not just talking about how the Yankees lit up the scoreboard in their 9-5 victory over the Mets. Mark Teixeira had some disagreements with his cross-town rivals. It started off innocently enough, Teixera hit a three-run shot off of Steven Matz to put the […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Heading To DL, Brandon Nimmo Recalled

An article by posted on August 3, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Heading To DL, Brandon Nimmo Recalled

Updated 10:30 PM After Wednesday night’s loss to the New York Yankees, manager Terry Collins announced to reporters that Yoenis Cespedes is headed to the DL and that Brandon Nimmo has been recalled. Cespedes said he aggravated his quad in his final at-bat tonight. ”I haven’t been able to contribute,” he told reporters after the game. […]

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Mets Squander Early Chances As Yankees Win 9-5

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Mets Squander Early Chances As Yankees Win 9-5

The New York Mets (55-52) were defeated by the New York Yankees (54-53) by a score of 9-5 Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. Offense: The game got off to a roaring start, thanks to Curtis Granderson who launched the second pitch of the game for a “Yankee Stadium home run,” 316 feet to the 315 […]

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

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

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 • 7:05 p.m. Yankee Stadium • Bronx, N.Y. LHP Steven Matz (8-7, 3.35) vs. RHP Chad Green (1-2, 4.56) SNY • ESPN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets offense finally came together last night as they handily beat the Yankees 7-1. Bruce went 0-4 in his debut […]

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The Mets Center Field Dilemma

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The Mets Center Field Dilemma

The Mets acquisition of Jay Bruce was designed to solve the Mets’ offensive woes, and more importantly, their difficulty with hitting with runners in scoring position. However, the move coupled with Yoenis Cespedes‘ injury, only exacerbates the team’s center field problem. As Barry Bloom reports for MLB.com, Sandy Alderson admits it’s not an ideal situation. “As […]

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De Aza Stays Hot, Homers Off Tanaka

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De Aza Stays Hot, Homers Off Tanaka

Batting leadoff and starting in centerfield, Alejandro De Aza had an impressive night at the plate. He blasted a two-run homerun off Yankee’s starter Masahiro Tanaka in the third inning that gave the Mets an early lead over their crosstown rivals. While De Aza disappointed for most of the season, he has quietly started to […]

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Michael Conforto Has Shown Signs Of Coming Around

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Michael Conforto Has Shown Signs Of Coming Around

Michael Conforto may be close to getting back to where he was in 2015. Conforto came into Tuesday’s game just 1-for-15 on the homestand, but showed signs of breaking out of what has been a season long slump. The sweet swinging lefty went 2-for4 on the night with two doubles and a RBI. His swing […]

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