Mets News & Notes

Farnsworth Signs Major League Deal With Astros

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
Farnsworth Signs Major League Deal With Astros

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Houston Astros have signed righthander Kyle Farnsworth to a major league deal. The Mets released Farnsworth earlier in the week before his 45 day advance consent clause was set to expire, saving the team $750K for the rest of the season.   “Hopefully, I’ll find a team to play against […]

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Has Chris Young Been Guaranteed At-Bats? #FreeLagares

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
Has Chris Young Been Guaranteed At-Bats? #FreeLagares

Center fielder Juan Lagares is expected to return to the starting lineup on Saturday, when the Mets take on the Nationals at 4:05 PM. Before last night’s game, Terry Collins told reporters that the reason Lagares has not been in the lineup for four of the last five games is because he has better offensive options among […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 2

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 2

Sighhhhh… The Mets (19-22) fell to the Nationals (22-19) by a score of 5-2 on Friday night in Washington. Jon Niese got the start for the Mets and struggled, giving up five runs (three earned) on eight hits and two walks in just four innings pitched, while striking out two. The Nats jumped on Niese […]

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

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

The Mets begin a three game series in Washington tonight at 7:05 PM to take on the Nationals. LHP Jon Niese (2-2, 2.17) will start for the Mets and take on RHP Tanner Roark (2-1, 3.65) for the Nationals. Niese has gone 11 consecutive starts allowing three runs or less, tied for the fourth-longest active streak in the majors. He […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Subway Series

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Subway Series

Well another edition of the Subway Series is in books.  What started out as a thrilling set in the Bronx, quickly turned to frustration and confusion once it returned to Citi Field.  There were many things that were left up for debate which is part of what makes this game so great.  Roster moves we […]

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Rave Reviews For deGrom In What Wright Calls A Spectacular Performance

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
Rave Reviews For deGrom In What Wright Calls A Spectacular Performance

For the second night in a row, the  New York Mets marched out one of their pitching prospects to make their major league debut.  On Wednesday night it was Rafael Montero and on Thursday night it was Jacob deGrom. DeGrom was originally called up to pitch out of the bullpen, but a stint on the disabled list by Dillon […]

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2014 MLB Draft: Law Tabs Newcomb With Mets 10th Pick

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
2014 MLB Draft: Law Tabs Newcomb With Mets 10th Pick

The 2014 MLB Draft will take place from June 5th-7th, with our Mets holding the 10th overall pick in what is considered a deep draft. Earlier this month Baseball America had the Mets selecting college outfielder Michael Conforto. On Thursday, ESPN‘s resident draft and minors guru Keith Law released his first mock draft. With their 10th overall selection, Law projected […]

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MMO Game Recap: Yankees 1, Mets 0

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Yankees 1, Mets 0

The New York Mets (19-21) fell to the New York Yankees (21-19) by the score of 1-0 tonight at Citi Field, splitting the series two games apiece. The Mets were looking for a series victory against the Yankees tonight, with rookie pitcher Jacob deGrom making his Major League debut squaring off against Chase Whitley, who […]

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DeGrom Snaps Mets Pitcher’s Hitless Streak

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DeGrom Snaps Mets Pitcher’s Hitless Streak

8:05 PM It has happened, folks… At 7:59 PM on Thursday night, during the Subway Series finale at Citi Field, righthander Jacob deGrom stroked a single off Chase Whitley of the Yankees to snap the 0-for-64 hitless streak by Mets pitchers. The former college shortstop lined one in front of center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury to put runners on first […]

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

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

For the second night in a row, the Mets will have a starting pitcher making his major-league debut, when Jacob deGrom faces the Yankees in the Subway Series finale tonight at 7:10 PM. DeGrom was 4-0 with a 2.58 ERA for Triple-A Las Vegas. The Yankees will be countering with 24-year-old Chase Whitley who will be […]

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