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MMO Exclusive: Frank Viola All Smiles At MLB Draft Following Heart Surgery

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Frank Viola All Smiles At MLB Draft Following Heart Surgery

Looking at the smiling face of Frank Viola on Thursday night, you would never know the hardship he has had to endure in recent months. Not long after losing both of his parents over a 26-day span, Viola was diagnosed with an enlarged aorta and underwent open heart surgery on April 2, putting his new […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 7, Mets 4

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 7, Mets 4

The Mets (28-32) lost to the Cubs (23-34) by a score of 7-4 on Thursday night at Wrigley Field. Jacob deGrom got the start for the Mets and figured that, with the run support he had gotten (or lack thereof) in his first few starts, he shouldn’t even bother trying. deGrom had his worst outing […]

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Mets Select Outfielder Michael Conforto

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Select Outfielder Michael Conforto

The Mets have selected Oregon State OF Michael Conforto with the 10th overall pick in MLB draft. That wraps up the evening for the Mets as they forfeited the second round pick to sign Curtis Granderson. Conforto, a 6’2″ and 217 pound outfielder, is considered a good power prospect with a great approach. Through 43 […]

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

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 7:05 PM

The Mets will complete their three game set with the Cubs today before heading out to San Francisco, their last leg of this long road trip. For the second game in a row yesterday the Mets suffered a heartbreaking, close loss. This time, the offense jumped out early, but the pitching couldn’t support the effort.  […]

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Mets Designate Buddy Carlyle For Assignment

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Designate Buddy Carlyle For Assignment

Per Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have designated RHP Buddy Carlyle for assignment to make room on the active roster for OF Andrew Brown. Carlyle, 36, appeared in two games for the Amazin’s, including Wednesday night where he pitched 1 and 1/3rd’s innings, allowing zero runs and striking out three. LHP Dana […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 5, Mets 4

The Mets were defeated by the Chicago Cubs by the score of 5-4 tonight at Wrigley Field, the second straight loss for New York against the worst team in the majors. Daisuke Matsuzaka started the game and was handed a three run lead before he even took the mound. However Dice-K quickly allowed two runs […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

The Mets continue their three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at historic Wrigley Field tonight at 8:05 PM. Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-0, 2.45 ERA) makes his second start of the season and will be opposed by Edwin Jackson (3-5, 4.81 ERA). Dice-K earned the win in his first start of the season against the Diamondbacks at Citi Field on May 25. […]

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Batting Abreu Leadoff Not A Consideration For Collins

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Batting Abreu Leadoff Not A Consideration For Collins

Terry Collins told Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal, that he is not considering Bobby Abreu as a possible leadoff hitter for the Mets. “No,” Collins replied. “Because he drives in runs for us.” Despite his advanced age and diminished ability, writes Diamond, Abreu’s skill set probably still translates as an ideal leadoff hitter better […]

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Wright Shoulders The Blame For Loss To Cubs

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Shoulders The Blame For Loss To Cubs

David Wright took the blame for last night’s 2-1 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field, telling reporters, “We gave this away.” The Mets third baseman bobbled a potential double play ball off the bat of Starlin Castro. Then rather than get the lead runner at second base, Wright settled for the out at first, putting […]

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Nimmo, Matz, Cecchini Among 14 Mets Prospects Selected To FSL & SAL All Star Teams

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Nimmo, Matz, Cecchini Among 14 Mets Prospects Selected To FSL & SAL All Star Teams

The Florida State League and the South Atlantic League announced the rosters for their respective All Star games and the Mets are well represented in each game. In the FSL, the St. Lucie Mets will send infielders T.J. Rivera and Dilson Herrera, outfielder Brandon Nimmo, catcher Cam Maron, and pitchers Randy Fontanez, Matt Koch, and […]

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