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Mets Reportedly Interested In Yunel Escobar

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Reportedly Interested In Yunel Escobar

The New York Mets are among several teams interested in trading for Los Angeles Angels infielder Yunel Escobar, according Pedro Moura of the L.A. Times. Escobar, 33, has hit .310 with a .359 OBP in 69 games as the Angels’ leadoff hitter playing mostly third base where he leads the American League with 12 errors. […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Settle For Split With Braves

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Settle For Split With Braves

3 Up 1. Jacob deGrom deGrom may have had his winless streak reach 10 games after his outing on Saturday night, but he may have had perhaps one of his best performances of the year. Through eight shutout innings, Jacob struck out six batters and gave up seven hits and just one walk, and was […]

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Bartolo Colon Thumbs His Way Through Seven Solid Innings

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Thumbs His Way Through Seven Solid Innings

Now that the diamond dust of Michael Conforto’s demotion, Jose Reyes’ resigning, Logan Verrett, Sean Gilmartin and Brandon Nimmo being recalled from Las Vegas has settled, it’s still much ado about nothing with the Mets starting line-up. NY prospect Brandon Nimmo’s 0-4 major league debut was not one that dreams are made of, as he […]

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Nimmo Says Nerves Weren’t A Factor In Debut

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
Nimmo Says Nerves Weren’t A Factor In Debut

Despite going 0-for-4 in his major league debut, Brandon Nimmo says he got over his jitters quickly and enjoyed the experience. “Actually, after the first pitch in my first at-bat, it was OK,” said Nimmo. “It’s the same game. It’s a big game but same game in just a different environment.” (Fred Kerber, NY Post) […]

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Antonio Bastardo: No Relief In Sight

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
Antonio Bastardo: No Relief In Sight

I gotta tell ya, it’s pretty difficult to tackle this next subject because the Mets bullpen ranks No. 1 in the National League with a 3.01 ERA this season. The Mets bullpen also has a solid .223 Batting Average Against and own the best Save Percentage in the majors at 81.02. In my opinion, Save […]

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Jose Reyes Meets The Media In New York Return

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Meets The Media In New York Return

Jose Reyes returned to New York baseball Sunday afternoon as he started his minor league tuneup with the Brooklyn Cyclones. Mets fans packed a sold-out MCU Park to get a glimpse of the player they once adored watching in a Mets uniform. Reyes went 0-for-3 on the day and started at third-base for the Cyclones. […]

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Mets Offense Stifled Again, Braves Take Finale 5-2 To Earn Series Split

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Offense Stifled Again, Braves Take Finale 5-2 To Earn Series Split

The New York Mets (40-34) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (26-49) by a score of 5-2 at Turner Field Sunday afternoon.  With the loss the Mets will temporarily fall 2.5 games back of the Washington Nationals. Pitching: Bartolo Colon was on the mound today and the wily vet was very good.  Colon went seven […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:35 PM

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:35 PM

Sunday, June 26, 2016 • 1:35 p.m. Turner Field • Atlanta, GA RHP Bartolo Colon (6-3, 3.00) vs. RHP Bud Norris (2-7, 4.69) PIX11 • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Yesterday was a whirlwind day for the Mets. Early in the afternoon they announced they were demoting Conforto and promoting Nimmo to the […]

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Jacob deGrom Tosses Eight Scoreless In No-Decision

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Tosses Eight Scoreless In No-Decision

New York Mets pitcher, Jacob deGrom pitched a great game Saturday night in the team’s 1-0 defeat of the Atlanta Braves in extra-innings. Jake was as deGrominant as he had ever been so far this season in his longest start of the 2016 campaign. He went eight innings while not allowing a run to Atlanta. […]

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Kelly Johnson Homers Late As Mets Beat Braves 1-0 In Extras

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Homers Late As Mets Beat Braves 1-0 In Extras

The New York Mets (40-33) defeated the Atlanta Braves (25-49) by a score of 1-0 tonight at Turner Field. With the win and a Nationals loss, the Mets now find themselves just 2.0 games out of first place. Pitching: Jacob deGrom toed the rubber for the Mets tonight, and pitched another gutsy performance, but was […]

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