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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 9, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 9, Mets 1

The Mets (24-21) were swept out of Pittsburgh this afternoon by the Pirates (21-22) by a score of 9-1. In the series, the Mets were outscored by their opposition 21-4, and struck out 38 times in only 27 innings. It is also the first time since 1969 that three Pirates starters in a row have […]

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Frustrated Gee Says Mets Have Him “Wasting Bullets”

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
Frustrated Gee Says Mets Have Him “Wasting Bullets”

After learning that he will make one more minor-league rehab start with Double-A Binghamton on Wednesday, an exasperated and frustrated Dillon Gee told reporters that the Mets have him “wasting bullets.” Initially expected to rejoin the rotation this week, and after tossing 6.1 scoreless innings for St. Lucie on Thursday, the Mets unexpectedly squashed that […]

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

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 1:35 PM

The New York Mets will try to salvage a win against the Pittsburgh Pirates and avoid getting swept this afternoon at 1:35 PM at PNC Park. Jonathon Niese (3-4, 3.72) will oppose left-hander Francisco Liriano (1-4, 4.15) in Sunday’s finale. Juan Lagares was scratched with lingering pain under his arm. He was replaced by Darrell […]

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Fair’s Fair, Except When It’s Unfair

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
Fair’s Fair, Except When It’s Unfair

Perhaps one of the “fairest” ballparks in Major League Baseball (not to mention the most beautiful), PNC Park in Pittsburgh has seemed a little biased against the visiting Mets these past two games. Even Matt Harvey seemed a little “penetrable” with his back to the Allegheny on Saturday. The test, I believe, the Mets will […]

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Eric Campbell: Soup’s Too Cold

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
Eric Campbell: Soup’s Too Cold

David Wright has been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, which varies in its severity. While doctors are hoping it can be alleviated with rest in David’s case, it has also been known to be more severe, as it caused Lenny Dykstra to end his career at the age of 35. Whatever the case may be, oh […]

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Mets Dealt A Serious Blow As Wright Is Diagnosed With Spinal Stenosis

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Dealt A Serious Blow As Wright Is Diagnosed With Spinal Stenosis

Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters on Saturday that David Wright has suffered another setback and has been shutdown for the second time in 15 days due to a serious back issue. Wright has been diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis – a narrowing of the spinal column. “He’s still experiencing some lower-back tightness,” Ricco said. “It’s […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 8, Mets 2

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 8, Mets 2

The Pirates (20-22) defeated the Mets (24-20) by a score of 8-2 on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in Pittsburgh. This was undoubtedly Matt Harvey‘s worst start of his career. His final line: 4 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, including two wild pitches and two home runs. His ERA not […]

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Mets Trying To Trade Nieuwenhuis

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Trying To Trade Nieuwenhuis

Assistant general manager John Ricco said the New York Mets “are doing their due diligence” to see if a trade option exists before trying to pass outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis through waivers. (Adam Rubin, ESPN New York) Nieuwenhuis, 27, was batting .079 (3 for 38) with a .257 OPS this season before he was designated for assignment on Tuesday. […]

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Can Matt Reynolds Be An Everyday Shortstop? One Scout Doesn’t Think So…

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Can Matt Reynolds Be An Everyday Shortstop?  One Scout Doesn’t Think So…

While the Mets continue to monitor whether Wilmer Flores is viable at shortstop, and making the decision to stick with him for another month, there has been a lot of speculation about infield prospect Matt Reynolds. The Mets have been hesitant to promote Reynolds, preferring instead to leave him in Las Vegas where he can […]

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Wright Shutdown Again With Sore Back

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Shutdown Again With Sore Back

The team just announced that David Wright has suffered another setback and has been shutdown for the second time this month due to a sore back. Assistant general manager John Ricco told reporters that the injury has been identified as spinal stenosis – a narrowing of the spinal column. Doctors have made it clear that only […]

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