Mets News & Notes

Mets Halfway Mark Long Way From 90 Wins

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Halfway Mark Long Way From 90 Wins

After Saturday’s win against the Pirates, the Mets improved to 37-44 and at this point barring any major changes to the roster, the team is on pace to win only 74 games and not the 90 that was set as the team goal by Sandy Alderson. “We’re not going to make any excuses,” Terry Collins […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Pirates 3

An article by posted on June 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Pirates 3

After an early five-run outburst, the Mets were able to hang on and defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates by the score a 5-3 at PNC Park on Saturday. The Mets greeted Pirates starter Gerrit Cole with RBI-hits from Eric Campbell and Kirk Nieuwenhuis in the first, also adding a third run on a wild pitch. In […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 4:05 PM

An article by posted on June 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 4:05 PM

The Mets lost in extra innings last night, making three straight losses and putting themselves in a position of needing to win tonight and tomorrow in order to split the series. Jon Niese (4-4, 2.78) opposes right-hander Gerrit Cole (6-3, 3.64) in the 4:05 PM game at PNC Park. Niese has gone 19 consecutive starts allowing three earned runs or […]

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Jose Abreu and Lucas Duda: What Could Have Been and What Is…

An article by posted on June 28, 2014 0 Comments
Jose Abreu and Lucas Duda: What Could Have Been and What Is…

Yes, I know, I know, I know… Jose Abreu has 25 home runs and looks like the second coming of Hank Greenberg. I know, I know, I know… We should’ve signed him. But don’t you think 28 other teams are thinking the same thing right about now? Sometimes, the unlikely happens and a prospect actually matches […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 3, Mets 2 (11 innings)

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 3, Mets 2 (11 innings)

The Mets dropped a tough one on Friday night at PNC Park, falling to the Pirates by the score of 3-2 in extra innings. After a very wild Vic Black allowed a one out walk to pinch hitter Clint Barmes in the bottom of the 11th and then Josh Harrison launched a walk-off RBI double to give the Bucs […]

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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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