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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

The Mets will try to snap their two-game losing streak when they continue their series against the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at PNC Park. Jacob deGrom (1-4, 3.75) opposes right-hander Brandon Cumpton (3-2, 4.93) in a 7:05 PM matchup. DeGrom won his first major league game in his last start on June 21 at Miami, tossing 7.0 shutout innings, allowing five hits, […]

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The Read Zone: Why Terry Collins is the Worst

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
The Read Zone: Why Terry Collins is the Worst

Check out this article by Brian Mangan of The Read Zone who did some research and discovered that Chris Young is twice as likely to be benched after a good game than after a bad one. Chris Young homered twice on Tuesday and again on Wednesday, which left many scratching their heads when he was riding […]

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Plawecki Homers In Vegas Debut

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
Plawecki Homers In Vegas Debut

Update June 27 Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki went 1 for 4 with a solo homerun in his first game for Triple-A Last Vegas. Before being promoted the 23-year old former first-round pick hit .326/.378/.487 with 18 doubles, 6 long balls, and 43 RBI for Double-A Binghamton. Updated June 24 It is official.  Adam Rubin […]

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Bartolo Colon Likely Staying Put, Mets Don’t See Themselves As Sellers

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Likely Staying Put, Mets Don’t See Themselves As Sellers

Signing an experienced starting pitcher was one of the Mets’ top priorities last Winter, especially in the wake of Matt Harvey‘s elbow surgery that would wipe out most – if not all – of his 2014 season. Before his arrival to the Mets, Bartolo Colon was coming off three seasons – two with Oakland and […]

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Gee to Make Next Rehab Start on Sunday with Cyclones

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
Gee to Make Next Rehab Start on Sunday with Cyclones

Dillon Gee will make his next rehab start with the Brooklyn Cyclones on Sunday at MCU Park against the Staten Island Yankees. Gee is expected to throw 30 warm-up pitches and 55 in-game pitches as he continues to rehab from a strained right lat muscle. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York believes he will need one […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 2

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 2

The Mets opened up their four game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 5-2 loss on Thursday night at PNC Park. Daisuke Matsuzaka started the game for the Mets and was tagged for five earned runs on five hits including a three-run homer by Pirates prospect Gregory Polanco. Dice-K didn’t have it tonight and […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

The Mets open a four-game series at Pittsburgh, with Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-1, 2.68) opposing right-hander Vance Worley (1-0, 1.98) at 7:05 PM tonight at PNC Park. New York had its season high-tying three-game winning streak snapped last night. Despite the loss, the Mets have won five of their last seven and are 6-4 in their last 10 games. In his […]

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Thoughts on Flores Demotion, Shortstop and “The Plan”

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
Thoughts on Flores Demotion, Shortstop and “The Plan”

The Mets will send down infielder Wilmer Flores to Triple-A Las Vegas before tomorrow’s game to make room for Juan Lagares, who is coming off the DL. Lagares has been sidelined for a few weeks with a right intercostal strain. Flores has received only sporadic playing time at shortstop, losing time to Ruben Tejada, who […]

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Syndergaard Nowhere Close To Debut, Mets Livid About Montero

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Nowhere Close To Debut, Mets Livid About Montero

  Back in Spring Training, the script was that Mets top pitching prospects Rafael Montero and Noah Syndergaard would both be fixtures in the rotation as the team finally took that giant leap forward into the future they’ve been talking about since the Winter of 2010. Scratch that. Both of the organization’s prized righthanders – […]

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Was It Just A Bad Outing For Wheeler?

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
Was It Just A Bad Outing For Wheeler?

It was just under a week ago that we all witnessed something that we had been waiting for.  With no fault of our own, we let our hopes skyrocket for Zack Wheeler, and he delivered his best start in the major leagues, throwing a complete game three-hit shutout against the Miami Marlins. What would he […]

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