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I Not Robot

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
I Not Robot

Watching the game on Thursday night, I was struck by a couple of things. The home plate umpire’s strike zone, and the accuracy of calls at first. I didn’t think initially there was a connection but I was wrong! You see the home plate umpire’s strike zone was large and low, but remarkably consistent, so […]

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Wheeler Tosses Complete Game Three Hit Gem

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Tosses Complete Game Three Hit Gem

Just what the doctor ordered, a complete game gem by Zack Wheeler, when he and the Mets needed it the most. On Thursday night against the Marlins in Miami, Wheeler threw a dazzling, 111 pitch three hit shutout, which was the best game of his brief major league career. “I still had plenty,” Wheeler told […]

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Chris Young Compares His Poor Start To 2013 With A’s

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Compares His Poor Start To 2013 With A’s

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Chris Young sees parallels between his subpar start last season with the Oakland Athletics, which resulted in reduced playing time, and his current status with the Mets. “It’s a little similar with the playing time and with the gaps in between at-bats that I’ve had from time to time,” Young tells […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 1, Marlins 0

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 1, Marlins 0

The Mets (33-40) won their second straight game, taking the opening game of the series from the Marlins (36-36) by the score of 1-0. All of the pre-game talk was about Marlins youngster Andrew Heaney, who was making his first Major League start. However it was the Mets own young starter who stole the show. […]

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

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets will look to carry momentum over from their win Wednesday against the Cardinals, to Miami, when they face the Marlins.  First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM at Marlins Park. Zack Wheeler (2-7, 4.38) makes his 15th start of the season.  Wheeler needs to bounce back from his last two starts, […]

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The Mets At A West Coast Crossroads

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
The Mets At A West Coast Crossroads

Go west young man! Horace Greely, manifest destiny and all that. I remember it from Mr. Fabricant’s history class at Bryant H.S. Look west for opportunity and inspiration! And so it was, the Mets looked to a west coast paradigm manifested in two executive runs first in Oakland then in San Diego for our current […]

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Nimmo, Matz, Herrera, Rivera And Fontanez To Bingo, Reynolds To Vegas

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
Nimmo, Matz, Herrera, Rivera And Fontanez To Bingo, Reynolds To Vegas

Updated 9:00 AM Adam Rubin of ESPN is now reporting that Matt Reynolds has been promoted to Las Vegas making it six moves in under 24 hours.  Reynolds was batting .355 so far this season for Binghamton, with a home run and 21 RBI. Wednesday 10:00 PM Adam Rubin of ESPN reported that five St. Lucie Mets […]

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Collins Doesn’t Get It

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Doesn’t Get It

Here’s what Mets manager Terry Collins said about infielder Wilmer Flores before the game against the Cardinals on Wednesday. “We’ve got to start winning. We don’t have time to develop players right at the moment.” It’s amazing that Collins would make such an admission even though most of us have always known he is clueless […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Promotion Looming; Kirk Up, den Dekker Down

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Promotion Looming; Kirk Up, den Dekker Down

Updated 5:50 PM Adam Rubin of ESPN is reporting that Travis d’Arnaud is tentatively going to be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas in time for the Mets series against the Oakland Athletics starting on June 24th. The move is most likely going to be made so the minor league option will be rescinded. D’Arnaud has been […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 2

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 2

The Mets (32-40) salvaged the final game of the three-game series against the Cardinals (39-33) 3-2 at Busch Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Bartolo Colon, who has been terrific his last few starts, was terrific again, pitching eight innings allowing just one run on four hits.  He only recorded one strikeout, but didn’t allow a walk […]

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