Mets News & Notes

Showcase Showdown: Mets Poised To Find Out Who Stays and Who Goes

An article by posted on August 9, 2014 0 Comments
Showcase Showdown: Mets Poised To Find Out Who Stays and Who Goes

It’s odd to think about the months of November, December and January right now. After all, it’s still hitting 90 degrees on almost a daily basis and there’s still almost two months of baseball left to play. Football hasn’t started and no teams have clinched playoff berths yet. Still, the Mets are poised to help […]

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Di-JEST: With CY Gone Who Will Drop Down The Slack?

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Di-JEST: With CY Gone Who Will Drop Down The Slack?

Just as we all remember where we were when 2-1/2 Men fired Charlie Sheen or when SUBWAY stopped offering their horseradish sauce dressing, we Mets fans will always remember where we were when we learned that Chris Young was “designated for assignment.” When good teams lose a player, as the Pirates recently did with Andrew […]

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Mets Release Chris Young, Recall Matt den Dekker

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Mets Release Chris Young, Recall Matt den Dekker

The Mets have designated outfielder Chris Young for assignment and Matt den Dekker has been recalled and will be activated in time for tonight’s game in Philadelphia.  Young, who was batted .205 with 28 RBIs in 254 at-bats, was informed by Sandy Alderson after the Mets’ 5-4 victory on Friday night.  “It caught me a little bit […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4

Congratulations to Bartolo Colon who won the 200th game of his career tonight as the Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 5-4 at Citizens Bank Park. Colon, 41,  was solid and allowed just one run over eight innings of work. He scattered six hits, walked nobody and struck out six batters. His […]

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Collins Will Start Giving More Playing Time To Younger Players

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Collins Will Start Giving More Playing Time To Younger Players

This is getting creepy now… I feel like I’m being stalked… Terry Collins spoke to Sandy Alderson this afternoon and effective immediately, the Mets manager will be playing the younger players more. A lot more… Collins told reporters that Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Wilmer Flores specifically, will begin seeing more playing time and each of them […]

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

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

The Mets travel to Philadelphia to begin a three game set with their division rivals tonight at 7:05 PM. Bartolo Colo (10-9, 4.12), looking for his 200th career win, faces A.J. Burnett (6-11, 4.16). In his last start, Colon allowed two home runs, snapping a season-high string of four homerless games. Colon has not allowed […]

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Three Up and Three Down: It Wasn’t A National Treasure

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Three Up and Three Down: It Wasn’t A National Treasure

Here’s a few quick recaps of the Mets most recent series against the Washington Nationals. Daniel Murphy – This man is playing like he wants a contract.  What else can be said about 2014 for Murph? He trended upwards in a big way this series, batting .571 with a double, a triple, and 4 RBI’s.  […]

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Thoughts On Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Waivers

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Thoughts On Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Waivers

Bartolo Colon will once again make a bid to win his 200th major league game tonight against the Phillies. While that might seem like the biggest news regarding the veteran right hander, there is another item hanging over Colon. The Mets and Sandy Alderson have not yet put him on waivers. While Colon has been […]

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MMO Exclusive: Pitching Prospect Rob Whalen Is Coming On Strong

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MMO Exclusive: Pitching Prospect Rob Whalen Is Coming On Strong

Strap yourselves in and enjoy an interview with pitching prospect Rob Whalen, fresh off of his stellar performance on Wednesday night, tossing 5.1 shutout innings to collect his seventh win of the season and improve his record to a perfect 7-0 for the Savannah Sand Gnats. The 20-year old righthander has not allowed an earned run […]

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In Addition To Rockies, Cubs Have Scouts Watching Syndergaard

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In Addition To Rockies, Cubs Have Scouts Watching Syndergaard

It’s nice to know you’re being watched, even if it’s from afar. Last night, Andy Martino of the Daily News, reported that in addition to the Rockies scouts watching Noah Syndergaard, the Cubs have been scouting him as well. He Tweeted that they were “doubling up,” sending two scouts instead of one to last nights […]

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