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Mejia, Familia and Black Are Bringing the Heat

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia, Familia and Black Are Bringing the Heat

May 30 Jenrry Mejia struck out the side to earn his fifth save last night and is five-for-five in save chances since being moved to the bullpen on May 12. Mejia has excelled in his new late inning role, sporting a 9.44 strikeout rate and being unscored upon in nine relief appearances spanning 10.1 innings. The pen in general […]

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MLB Scout: Put d’Arnaud in the Overhyped Category

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Scout: Put d’Arnaud in the Overhyped Category

Travis d’Arnaud returned to the lineup on Thursday night after a nearly two week absence due to concussion like symptoms after being struck on the helmet by a backswing off the bat of Alfonso Soriano. D’Arnaud, now 25, went 0-for-4 and grounded into a double play with the bases loaded in a continuation of the hitting […]

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Nimmo Forcing Mets To Rethink Keeping Him In St. Lucie All Year

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Nimmo Forcing Mets To Rethink Keeping Him In St. Lucie All Year

Lynn Worthy of the Press & Sun-Bulletin spoke with Dicky Scott, the Mets Director of Player Development, about top outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo and the possibility that he may be nearing a promotion to Double A Binghamton. “He’s tearing it up down there right now.” Scott continues, “It’s the perfect scenario where you have guys forcing your hand. It […]

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Wheeler’s Improved Command Was On Full Display

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Wheeler’s Improved Command Was On Full Display

Zack Wheeler pitched what may have been his best start of the season in Thursday night’s 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The young righty brought his A-game to Citizens Bank Park, using every pitch in his arsenal to stifle the Phillies offense and pick up only his second win of the season while improving […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Phillies 1

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Phillies 1

The Mets took on the Philadelphia Phillies tonight, for the first of five, as Zack Wheeler squared off against David Buchanan. What you should know: Wheeler started off the night striking out six of the first eight batters he faced, and would ultimately pitch 6.1 innings, striking out nine and scattering four hits and only […]

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Catching Fire: Here Comes Kevin Plawecki

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Catching Fire: Here Comes Kevin Plawecki

Kevin Plawecki had the best game of his Double-A career on Tuesday when he doubled, homered and drove in five runs in his first two at bats. The game would be suspended in the second inning due to rain and was completed on Wednesday afternoon prior to the regularly scheduled game. The catching prospect finished […]

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

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

The Mets head to Citizens Bank Park tonight to take on the Phillies at 7:05 PM for the first of five-day, five-game series. The Mets will send Zack Wheeler (1-5, 4.63 ERA) to the mound and he’ll be opposed by right-hander David Buchanan (1-0, 3.60 ERA) for the Phillies. Wheeler struggled early in his last start, expending 68 pitches through the […]

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Talking About the PTBNL and the Draft with Rob Brender and John Dreker

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Talking About the PTBNL and the Draft with Rob Brender and John Dreker

Could JaCoby Jones find himself on the Mets soon? I had a chance to speak with the always insightful John Dreker who helps run the great site Pirates Prospects. He has scouted, analyzed and interviewed many of the prospects in the Pirates system over the last five years and has a great wealth of knowledge […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Pirates 0

An article by posted on May 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Pirates 0

The Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates by the score of 5-0 in a Wednesday matinee at Citi Field to take the series two games to three. Bartolo Colon got the starting nod and twirled a gem for the Mets, tossing 7.1 scoreless innings and limiting the Bucs to just five hits and a walk while […]

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Mets Deny Report That Jeff Wilpon Ordered Hit On Hudgens

An article by posted on May 28, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Deny Report That Jeff Wilpon Ordered Hit On Hudgens

4:30 PM The Mets have denied the report from Howard Megdal of Capital New York (read below) that the order to fire Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens came from Jeff Wilpon. Megdal reported that Jeff Wilpon sent general manager Sandy Alderson an “angry” text during the team’s 5-3 loss to the Pirates on Memorial Day and followed […]

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