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Matt Harvey Throws Side Session

An article by posted on August 3, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Throws Side Session

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey threw a side-session prior to Sunday’s games against the San Francisco Giants. Pitching coach Dan Warthen said the toss went well. “His arm felt great, went through all of his pitches,” he said. “Everything is going in the right direction.” Harvey threw off of a mound on July 31, the first time […]

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Mets Have Discussed Promoting den Dekker

An article by posted on August 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have Discussed Promoting den Dekker

The Mets have had discussions about promoting Matt den Dekker, Terry Collins told reporters Saturday. “There’s been a lot of talk about bringing him back,” Collins. “When? I don’t know, but hopefully he’s going to get a chance to be in there every day,” den Dekker has been tearing up the Pacific Coast League since his […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Giants 2

An article by posted on August 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Giants 2

For six-and-change innings, it was the pitching duel of the season. Rookie of the Year candidate Jacob deGrom had only allowed one base runner, a two-out walk to Brandon Belt, through 6.2 frames. Making just his second start with the Giants since being traded from the Red Sox, Jake Peavy set down the first 19 […]

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MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 7:10 PM (Jake the Giant Slayer!)

An article by posted on August 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 7:10 PM (Jake the Giant Slayer!)

The Mets will try to take the second game of their four-pack series with the San Francisco Giants tonight at Citi Field. Rookie of the Year candidate Jacob deGrom (5-5, 2.79) starts for the Mets and will oppose Jake Peavy (0-1, 4.50) for the Giants. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. DeGrom has recorded a win […]

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Alderson Preaches More Patience, Wright Anxious For Him To Start Dealing

An article by posted on August 2, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Preaches More Patience, Wright Anxious For Him To Start Dealing

With the Mets 52-57 and seven games back in the division, Sandy Alderson continued to preach patience on Friday, speaking first to a group of reporters before the game, and then joining the SNY booth for an inning and a half during the broadcast. Alderson admitted that the Mets are going to have play better […]

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Frank Viola Made Mets Debut 25 Years Ago Today

An article by posted on August 2, 2014 0 Comments
Frank Viola Made Mets Debut 25 Years Ago Today

Twenty Five years ago today, on August 2, 1989 – Frank Viola made his New York Mets debut. It was Wednesday night in St. Louis in front of 41,438 at Busch Stadium. Frank went 8 innings while allowing 4 hits, walking 5 batters and striking out 2 batters in a 4-3 victory, earning the victory. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 5, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Giants 5, Mets 1

The Mets (52-57) lost to the Giants (59-50) by a score of 5-1 on Friday night at Citi Field. Jon Niese got the start for the Mets and was… strange. Niese went the first 6 innings without allowing an earned run, but trailed 2-0 for most of that time due to his own error. Niese […]

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

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets open up a wrap around series against the San Francisco Giants tonight at Citi Field. Jonathon Niese (5-6, 3.23) opposes Ryan Vogelsong (5-8, 3.94) in the 7:10 PM matchup. Niese lost his second straight start, 5-2 on July 26th against the Brewers at Miller Park. He allowed three earned runs on five hits […]

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Sandy Alderson Did What Sandy Alderson Does

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Did What Sandy Alderson Does

Sandy Alderson is a hard nosed General Manager. As we’ve seen in past trades, he gets what he wants and doesn’t give up anything more than he feels he has to. Yesterday, the trading deadline came and went with the Mets making exactly zero moves. They didn’t land the big bat they so desperately need, […]

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Trade Deadline Wrap-up: Mets Stand Pat, Sandy Speaks, 37 Players Switched Uniforms

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Trade Deadline Wrap-up: Mets Stand Pat, Sandy Speaks, 37 Players Switched Uniforms

Sandy Alderson  addressed the Mets’ lack of activity at the trade deadline with beat writers after the deadline passed. The Mets’ GM said he did have conversations about “significant” players in both a “buyers and sellers” sense. The bottom line for Alderson is that he was not ready to subtract players from the active MLB roster, […]

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