Mets News & Notes

Collins Ready to Move Wright Out of the Three Spot

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Ready to Move Wright Out of the Three Spot

Marc Carig of Newsday writes that for the first time in his career, Wright has statistically slipped into the realm of a below-average major-leaguer. Additionally, with Wright locked in his slump, manger Terry Collins is finally ready to consider removing his struggling star out of the number three spot in the batting order – a […]

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MMO Exclusive: Dillon Gee Discusses Pitching, Outfield Defense, Having A Solid Bullpen

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Dillon Gee Discusses Pitching, Outfield Defense, Having A Solid Bullpen

A couple weeks ago, I reached out to Mets pitcher Dillon Gee for an interview, and Dillon was kind enough to let me do an online Q&A with him. Gee had the 7th-lowest ERA in baseball from the end of May 2013 to the time at which he was placed on the DL in May 2014. […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Duda, Colon and Everybody Else

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Duda, Colon and Everybody Else

The collapse wasn’t as sudden as it has been in the past, but it has finally arrived. Splitting the series with the Cubs was deplorable (especially in the manner the Mets did it in). Splitting the short series with the A’s was expected, but still not acceptable. Nearly getting swept by the Dodgers due to […]

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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Minor League Hitting Streaks Abound!

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Minor League Hitting Streaks Abound!

Who’s Hot: Matthew Bowman – Las Vegas. Bowman has allowed just two earned runs over his last 4 starts dating back to July 31st. Over his last 27.1 innings, he’s pitched to an ERA of 0.66 while allowing 19 hits, walking 5 and striking out 28 batters. Kevin Plawecki – Las Vegas. Entering Sunday’s action, […]

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Lucas Duda’s Career Day Leads Mets Past Dodgers

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
Lucas Duda’s Career Day Leads Mets Past Dodgers

The often soft spoken Lucas Duda is turning into a solid first baseman right before our eyes. After the trade of Ike Davis, the job was handed to him and he hasn’t looked back since. We knew he could hit the long ball and his defense has looked more refined each and every day. Now […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Dodgers 3

An article by posted on August 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Dodgers 3

The Mets (61-70) were able to salvage the final game of their road trip this afternoon at Dodger Stadium, defeating the Dodgers (74-58) by a score of 11-3. What you should know: The Dodgers got on the board first in the bottom of the first inning, as Adrian Gonzalez hit a two out double and […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Dodgers, 4:10 PM (Colon’s Last Stand?)

An article by posted on August 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Dodgers, 4:10 PM (Colon’s Last Stand?)

The Mets will try and avoid getting swept when they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers at 4:10 PM on Sunday at Dodger Stadium. Bartolo Colon (11-10, 3.85 ERA) returns from the bereavement list and will oppose right-hander Kevin Correia (7-13, 4.87 ERA) for the Dodgers. Colon returns to make what could be his final […]

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MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 7, Mets 4

An article by posted on August 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 7, Mets 4

The New York Mets (60-70) were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers (74-57) by a score of 7-4 this evening at Dodger Stadium. What you should know: Jacob deGrom got the start for the Mets tonight in his first appearance back from the disabled list. He would go five innings, allowing five runs on five […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Dodgers, 9:05 PM

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Dodgers, 9:05 PM

The Mets continue their weekend series against the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight at 9:10 PM. Rookie righthander Jacob deGrom (6-5, 2.87) comes off the disabled list and will oppose All-Star Zack Greinke (12-8, 2.75) for the Dodgers. DeGrom established a rookie franchise record hurling 67.1 innings without allowing a home run before the streak was snapped in his last start. He […]

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The ’62 Mets Were NOT The Worst Team Ever

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
The ’62 Mets Were NOT The Worst Team Ever

While we like to think that the 1962 Mets were the worst team in MLB history (a badge of honor we wear proudly) – they actually were not the worst team. They weren’t even close to being the worst team. Yes, they lost a modern era record 120 games… but there were four other teams […]

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