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Wild Card Game Thread: Cards vs Reds, Rockies vs Giants

An article by posted on September 29, 2016 0 Comments
Wild Card Game Thread: Cards vs Reds, Rockies vs Giants

St. Louis Cardinals (82‐76) vs. Cincinnati Reds (67‐91) RHP Alex Reyes (4‐1, 1.58) vs. RHP Dan Straily (14‐8, 3.74) Reds Lineup 1. Jose Peraza (R) SS 2. Hernan Iribarren (L) CF 3. Joey Votto (L) 1B 4. Adam Duvall (R) LF 5. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B 6. Ivan De Jesus Jr. (R) 2B 7. Tucker […]

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Jay Bruce Is Heating Up At The Perfect Time

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Jay Bruce Is Heating Up At The Perfect Time

When Jay Bruce didn’t make an immediate impact in blue and orange, many fans called for the veteran outfielder’s head, citing an uncanny similarity to a former Met with the same initials. Terry Collins tried everything. Moving him up and down the lineup, giving him a “mental health break,” and even benching him. Though Bruce’s […]

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Mets One Road Homer Away From Tying Franchise Record

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Mets One Road Homer Away From Tying Franchise Record

The New York Mets entered Wednesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins third in the National League in road home runs with 102, behind only the St. Louis Cardinals (121) and the Chicago Cubs (103). With two, two-run homers by James Loney and Jay Bruce in last night’s 5-2 win, the Mets are closing in […]

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Character.

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Character.

It can be frustrating as a writer when you have so much you want to say but so little time to say it all. In your mind you begin to reduce and dissect about a quarter million words down to 500 and you hope that in the end, you did enough to convey your true […]

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Seth Lugo Continues to Cruise

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Seth Lugo Continues to Cruise

Seth Lugo continued his winning ways in Wednesday’s 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins in what has been a very impressive rookie campaign. Lugo pitched 5.1 innings on Wednesday while allowing two runs on five hits. He walked three batters on the day while striking out two. Lugo picked up his fifth consecutive win on […]

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Jeurys Familia is the First to 50 Saves in 2016

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Jeurys Familia is the First to 50 Saves in 2016

New York Mets closer, Jeurys Familia became the first Dominican-Born pitcher to reach 50 saves in a season with the Mets’ 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins. Save number 50 put Familia in a special class, as only 12 other closers have reached the season mark that Familia had on Wednesday night. No other closer […]

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Loney and Bruce Homer As Mets Leave Miami With 5-2 Win

An article by posted on September 28, 2016 0 Comments
Loney and Bruce Homer As Mets Leave Miami With 5-2 Win

The New York Mets (85-74) defeated the Miami Marlins (78-80)  by a score of 5-2 Wednesday. The Mets’ magic number is now 3, so any combination of Mets wins or Cardinals losses totaling 3 will secure a Wild Card spot for the Amazins. Offense: After the Marlins put up a 2-spot in the bottom of the […]

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Duda Was Scratched Due To Soreness

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Duda Was Scratched Due To Soreness

First baseman Lucas Duda was a late scratch from Wednesday’s lineup due to soreness, according to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday. He was replaced at first base by James Loney. Duda, 30, missed four months of the season with a stress fracture in his back and has been eased back slowly since rejoining the team. He […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Marlins Park • Miami, FL RHP Seth Lugo (4-2, 2.61) vs. RHP José Ureña (4-8, 5.95) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM METS MAGIC NUMBER IS 4 Last night’s win was punctuated by a positive offensive performance, including a homer from Jay Bruce, a monster […]

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Tebow Homers on First Pro Pitch

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Tebow Homers on First Pro Pitch

On the first ever pitch (91 MPH fastball) Tim Tebow saw in a professional game, he hit a solo home run off St. Louis Cardinals prospect John Kilichowski. Here’s the video of #Tebow‘s home run. pic.twitter.com/EVId65fT3O — Luis Torres (@LFTorresIII) September 28, 2016   The left-handed Kilichowski was the Cardinals’ 2016 11th round pick out […]

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