Mets News & Notes

Mets Farm Report: Puello Keys Walk-Off Win For Vegas

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Puello Keys Walk-Off Win For Vegas

LAS VEGAS 7, SACRAMENTO 6 The only game played in the Mets minors yesterday, this one was certainly a battle of the bats as both teams went back and forth the entire game.  Daisuke Matsuzaka gave up five hits and three earned runs in five innings, walking four and striking out four, but the Mets eventually won […]

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Good or Bad, This Season Is All On Sandy Alderson

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Good or Bad, This Season Is All On Sandy Alderson

As the Mets head into their second week of the season, ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin believes that the New York media will start to ramp up their focus on Mets GM Sandy Alderson. “Sandy spotlight intensifying. Say what you want about Terry Collins, but educated fans know where the fault will lie if the […]

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Mets Alter Meal Schedule In Attempt To Improve Home Record

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Mets Alter Meal Schedule In Attempt To Improve Home Record

In an attempt to get the team winning at home, the Mets brass have decided to make adjustments to their food service in an attempt to break their losing ways at Citi Field. Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal explains:  For the Mets, leaving New York means escaping their personal haunted house—a black hole […]

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Vic Black Placed On Minor League DL With Pinched Nerve

An article by posted on April 7, 2014 0 Comments
Vic Black Placed On Minor League DL With Pinched Nerve

Adam Rubin is reporting that reliever Vic Black has landed on the disabled list at Triple-A Las Vegas with a pinched nerve on the right side of his neck, although the injury is believed to be minor. Black walked two and hit a batter in his first 51s appearance, apparently feeling healthy. The next morning […]

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My Thoughts On Montero To The Bullpen

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My Thoughts On Montero To The Bullpen

  With the news that closer Bobby Parnell will miss the rest of the season after deciding to have Tommy John surgery, I received a couple of emails asking me if this could pave the way for the MLB debut of pitching prospect Rafael Montero. The 23-year old control artist had a stellar season debut […]

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Mets Farm Report: Lutz Stays Hot, Robles Hurls Five Scoreless

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Mets Farm Report: Lutz Stays Hot, Robles Hurls Five Scoreless

LAS VEGAS 6, FRESNO 5 Logan Verrett got the start for the 51′s, going six innings while giving up three runs (one earned) on eight hits. He struck out three and walked none. Jeff Walters, who came in in the ninth, gave up a run on two hits, increasing his ERA to 27.00 but was credited with […]

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Collins Worried About d’Arnaud’s Mental Approach

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Collins Worried About d’Arnaud’s Mental Approach

Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud is now 0-for-15 with six strikeouts after failing to record a hit in three at bats in Sunday’s Mets 2-1 loss to the Reds at Citi Field. Slow starts are nothing new for d’Arnaud, who began his career by going 1-for-15 through his first six games last season and ended up […]

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Efficiency From The Mets Bullpen

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Efficiency From The Mets Bullpen

Despite the Mets 2-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, there was one bright spot worth noting, and surprisingly it came from the bullpen. After a solid start by Jon Niese who tossed 6.2 innings in his return to the mound, the Mets bullpen took over with Gonzalez Germen, Kyle Farnsworth, and Jose Valverde […]

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MMO Players of the Week: The Unlikely Heroes

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MMO Players of the Week: The Unlikely Heroes

Opening week for the New York Mets certainly did not go as planned: bullpen woes, absent offense, game-changing injuries, silly defensive blunders and questionable managerial decisions all contributed to a rather frustrating 2-4 start. As most of the team becomes acclimated to their new teammates, however, some players are taking it upon themselves to rise above expectations early […]

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MMO Postgame: Reds 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on April 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Postgame: Reds 2, Mets 1

The Mets (2-4) lost a close contest to the Reds (2-4) on Sunday afternoon, falling 2-1 to Cincinnati at Citi Field. Jon Niese took the mound for New York and was solid in his first start of the season. Niese cruised through the first five innings, but ran into a bit of trouble in the […]

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