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Alderson “Thinks He Has Flexibility” To Keep Murphy, Will Consider Other Options

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson “Thinks He Has Flexibility” To Keep Murphy, Will Consider Other Options

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reports that Sandy Alderson addressed the topic of trading Daniel Murphy tonight at Citi Field. When asked whether it made sense to deal the popular second baseman given the large financial commitments to David Wright and Curtis Granderson, the Mets GM responded: “I think we have the flexibility. That […]

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Niese Feels Fine After Being Struck, GM Says Very Unlikely Southpaw Is Traded

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Feels Fine After Being Struck, GM Says Very Unlikely Southpaw Is Traded

Jon Niese feels fine after being struck in the left rib cage area by a line drive in the first inning of the game on Friday. Niese insisted to manager Terry Collins and trainer Ray Ramirez that he was fine and wanted to remain in the game. But despite tossing only 12 pitches, Niese was […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Rangers 5

An article by posted on July 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Rangers 5

In one of their longest nine inning games in franchise history, the New York Mets (38-48) beat the Texas Rangers (37-49) by a score of 6-5 tonight at Citi Field. From the start, the game looked like a nightmare in the making, as Jonathon Niese was knocked out of the game after less than an […]

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4th of July Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on July 4, 2014 0 Comments
4th of July Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Happy Independence Day! The Mets begin the homestand with a three game series against the Texas Rangers. Jon Niese (5-4, 2.88) will oppose Yu Darvish (8-4, 2.42) in the Fourth of July series opener at 7:10 PM. Niese earned a win in the Mets’ 5-3 victory over the Pirates on June 28 at PNC Park in his last start. He tossed 6.0 innings, allowing […]

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Mets to Honor Frank Cashen with Patch and Moment of Silence

An article by posted on July 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets to Honor Frank Cashen with Patch and Moment of Silence

The Mets will honor the late general manager Frank Cashen on Friday night, before the start of their game against the Texas Rangers at Citi Field. The team announced that they will wear a patch with Cashen’s initials on it, and that it will be worn on the right sleeve for the remainder of the […]

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Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

If you thought being 11 games under .500 and 10 games out of first on July 3rd was evidence enough that the Mets will be sellers at the trade deadline for the fourth straight season, you are wrong. That is, of course, if you were to take anything Sandy Alderson says at face value. The […]

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Collins: “We Miss David’s Bat In The Lineup”

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Collins: “We Miss David’s Bat In The Lineup”

Terry Collins acknowledged to reporters after the Mets 3-1 loss to the Braves on Wednesday night at Turner Field, that the team really wishes their Captain was available to play. “Obviously we miss David [Wright],” Collins said. “We miss David’s bat in the lineup. There’s no doubt. It kind of spreads out things a little […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 3, Mets 1

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 3, Mets 1

Braves Beat The Mets 3-1 To Complete Sweep  The New York Mets (37-48) took on the Atlanta Braves (47-38) tonight at Turner Field with Jacob deGrom squaring off against Julio Teheran. The Mets looked to salvage the final game of a three game series with their division rivals, before returning home after playing four out […]

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

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM

Losers of three straight, the Mets look to salvage a game in their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves.  First pitch in the finale is scheduled for 7:10 PM at Turner Field. Jacob deGrom (1-4, 3.62) looks for his second career win in his 10th major league start.  He is up against Julio Teheran (7-5, […]

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Mets Add Trio Of Venezuelan Shortstops

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Add Trio Of Venezuelan Shortstops

Update- 4:30 p.m. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the Mets have agreed to terms with another Venezuelan shortstop, 15 year-old Kenny Hernandez, for $1 million. Hernandez is considered one of the top prospects in this year’s international pool, coming in at number 13 overall on Baseball America’s top 30 list. Here is a […]

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