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Mets Will Honor Shannon Forde With Belt

An article by posted on April 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Honor Shannon Forde With Belt

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reports that the Mets will honor longtime beloved staffer Shannon Forde with a belt. The Mets’ director of media relations passed away last month after battling stage IV breast cancer for nearly four years. David Wright and clubhouse manager Kevin Kierst decided to specially design a Mets championship belt, […]

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Talkin’ Mets Episode 1: Road to Redemption

An article by posted on April 3, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets Episode 1: Road to Redemption

Thanks for joining me for the inaugural podcast of Talkin’ Mets. You can check out the show page here. I think this goes without saying but nothing is off limits. This is a podcast that will strive to be fair and objective. Use this thread to discuss each episode and let us know what you […]

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Duda Takes Offense To Royals Coach Comments About Errant World Series Throw

An article by posted on April 3, 2016 0 Comments
Duda Takes Offense To Royals Coach Comments About Errant World Series Throw

According to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday, Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is still bothered by a comment made by Royals third base coach Rusty Kuntz five months ago after Kansas City won the World Series. Regarding Duda’s throwing error in the ninth inning of Game 5, Kuntz said, “Bless his heart, Duda. He’s […]

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Reliever Jim Henderson Battles His Way Back To A MLB Bullpen Role

An article by posted on April 2, 2016 0 Comments
Reliever Jim Henderson Battles His Way Back To A MLB Bullpen Role

Jim Henderson, the former Milwaukee Brewers closer, has made the New York Mets Opening Day roster. After missing nearly two seasons of baseball the Mets’ reliever put together a strong spring campaign, earning himself a spot in the bullpen. “It’s pretty exciting,” Henderson said. “The last two years were pretty grueling for me with the […]

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Steven Matz Is Spectacular In Final Spring Start

An article by posted on April 2, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Is Spectacular In Final Spring Start

Rookie southpaw, Steven Matz threw five no-hit innings in the Mets’ 8-1 win over the Chicago Cubs, snapping their 14-game winless streak. In his final tune-up before the 2016 campaign, Matz struck out six, while walking two in what was the best outing of his spring. “Definitely a good way to go into the season […]

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2016 Season Preview: Jacob deGrom, RHP

An article by posted on April 2, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Jacob deGrom, RHP

Jacob deGrom, SP Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: June 19, 1988 (27 on Opening Day) Contract Status: 3rd year pre-arbitration (Salary: $607,000) 2015 Recap In a year when Mets starting pitching soared to heights not seen in a very long time, Jacob deGrom led the way. A year removed form a dominant 2014 season that earned him […]

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Official 2016 Mets Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
Official 2016 Mets Opening Day Roster

The New York Mets just announced that RHP Jim Henderson has made the Opening Day Roster. Great news for him as he had a terrific Spring for the team. RHP Logan Verrett has also made the team, which means that both Erik Goeddel and Sean Gilmartin will begin the season in Triple-A Las Vegas. Gilmartin will be stretched out as a starter in […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Cubs 1

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Cubs 1

The New York Mets snapped their 14-game winless streak with a convincing 8-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs to wrap up their spring training on a high note. Left-hander Steven Matz started for the Mets and turned in his best performance of the spring, firing five no-hit innings and walking two while striking out six […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 4:05 PM (Final Dress Rehearsal!)

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 4:05 PM (Final Dress Rehearsal!)

This is it everybody… The New York Mets complete their two game series against the Chicago Cubs on Friday at Cashman Field in Las Vegas. Mets southpaw Steven Matz opposes Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel in the final spring training game as the Mets try to snap a 14-game winless streak. After tonight’s game the Mets […]

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2016 Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

Juan Lagares, CF DOB: March 17, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: R/R Contract Status: First year of four-year, $23 million extension ($2.5 million salary) 2015 Recap After showing the outrageous potential he had in 2014, Juan Lagares came back down to Earth in 2015 in a big way, seeing a decline in both offensive and […]

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