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Wright ‘Excited’ To See What Herrera Can Do

An article by posted on August 31, 2014 0 Comments
Wright ‘Excited’ To See What Herrera Can Do

Citi Field is quiet; there is not a soul in the stands, say for an usher catching some shut-eye before the gates open up. Nearly four hours prior to first-pitch Friday, a handful of personnel remain on the field, finishing their first round of batting practice. Among those taking there cuts, wearing a grey “Mets […]

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Mets Expand Roster, Promote Four Players

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Mets Expand Roster, Promote Four Players

The Mets announced that four players will be called up when rosters expand on Monday. Infielder Josh Satin and right-handed reliever Erik Goeddel received promotions from Triple-A Las Vegas and catcher Juan Centeno and left-handed reliever Dario Alvarez received promotions from Double-A Binghamton. Satin and Centeno have both seen time with the Mets before. Satin was hitting .289/.386/.439 […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Phillies 5

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Phillies 5

The offense provided the run support while Dillon Gee battled through six-plus innings of work Sunday in a 6-5 rubber game win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Anthony Recker hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth to left center off of A.J. Burnett, his fifth of the season, giving New York a 5-2 […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 1:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets and Phillies play the rubber game of the weekend series this afternoon at Citi Field. Dillon Gee  (5-6, 3.77) is tasked with the start for the Mets, while A.J. Burnett (7-14, 4.30) opposes him for Philadelphia. First pitch is at 1:10 PM. Curtis Granderson gets a day off after starting 23 straight games. He is 1-for-17 on the […]

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Backman Has No Shot At Managing Mets Despite Being Named League’s Best Manager

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Backman Has No Shot At Managing Mets Despite Being Named League’s Best Manager

John Harper of the Daily News wrote an extensive article on what the future may hold for Wally Backman now that he has been named the PCL Manager of the Year. He says that if nothing else, the award is just more proof that Backman is a very good minor-league manager who deserves a chance at […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 7, Mets 2

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 7, Mets 2

The Mets lost to the Phillies tonight by a score of 7-2 at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and was cruising until the sixth inning when it all unraveled for the veteran righthander. The Phillies tagged him for six earned runs on nine hits in 5.1 innings of work. Colon struck out […]

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

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

The Mets and Phillies continue their three-game series at 7:10 pm ET on Saturday at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon (12-10, 3.82 ERA) will take the hill for the Mets and be opposed by RHP Jerome Williams (2-5, 6.71) for the Phillies. Over his last six starts, the Colon has compiled a 2.88 ERA in 40.2 innings […]

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Latest on Colon: All Quiet On The Western Front

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Latest on Colon: All Quiet On The Western Front

With only today and tomorrow left for the Mets to try and swing a deal for Bartolo Colon, the buzz around baseball is, All Quiet on the Western Front. To begin, Mets GM Sandy Alderson summed things up as follows on Thursday: “I would say right now there’s a lot less going on than some people […]

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That Thing You Do

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
That Thing You Do

After setup man Jeurys Familia pitched a scoreless eighth inning, closer Jenrry Mejia struck out the side in the ninth for his 20th save of the season as the Mets beat the Phillies last night at Citi Field. Mejia, who has now had three straight scoreless appearances, entered with a three-run lead and looked dominating. […]

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Here Comes Herrera… There Goes Murphy?

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Here Comes Herrera… There Goes Murphy?

When a team’s only All Star goes on the Disabled List, you would expect fans to be eagerly awaiting his return. However, when National League hits leader Daniel Murphy suffered a calf strain, a feeling of excitement arose within the Mets’ fanbase. On Friday night, the Mets called up Dilson Herrera, the top second base […]

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