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Wally Backman Weighs In On Mets Prospects

An article by posted on September 20, 2014 0 Comments
Wally Backman Weighs In On Mets Prospects

Wally Backman is now with the Mets and he had so much to say on Friday about a number of our top prospects which he broke down for Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Noah Syndergaard “I’ll say what you’ve probably heard a million times: He’s still very, very young. He just turned 22 the last […]

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Mets Mathematically Eliminated From Playoffs, But Can Sill Shoot For .500

An article by posted on September 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Mathematically Eliminated From Playoffs, But Can Sill Shoot For .500

It’s over. The Mets have been mathematically eliminated from post-season contention as they play out the last eight games of the 2014 season. “We didn’t accomplish what we wanted to,” Terry Collins said after Friday’s 5-0 win over the Braves. “We certainly came out of spring training with high hopes of putting together a nice run. We […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Braves 0

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Braves 0

The Mets (74-80) beat the Braves (76-77) tonight by a score of 5-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta. What you should know: Zack Wheeler was brilliant once again tonight, giving up 5 hits and no runs over 6 innings of work. He struck out 7 and lowered his ERA to 3.49 in the 105 pitch […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:35 PM

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:35 PM

Tonight the Mets open a 3-game series with the Atlanta Braves in a matchup of two incredibly talented young pitchers. 24-year-old Zack Wheeler (10-10, 3.61) takes on 23-year-old righty Julio Teheran (13-12, 2.89) with first pitch at 7:35 from Turner Field. In his last start Wheeler took the loss in a 10-3 defeat to the […]

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Mets Will Have Three Scouts At Yasmani Tomas Showcase

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Will Have Three Scouts At Yasmani Tomas Showcase

Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas will have his showcase in the Dominican Republic this Sunday, and while most teams including the Mets are expected to have a look, his price tag will eliminate most of them from bidding for his services. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that bidding could go as high as $100 million […]

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Lights Out; A Future Without Power In New York

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
Lights Out; A Future Without Power In New York

For as long as I can remember, home runs have been pivotal to winning championships. It’s not only that chicks dig the long ball but that those long balls are rally starters, pitcher killers and momentum swingers. There’s no easier way to score a bunch of runs than by driving one deep. Currently, the Mets […]

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Mets Discussing Adding Backman To 2015 Coaching Staff

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Discussing Adding Backman To 2015 Coaching Staff

A team insider told ESPN New York that they are currently considering having Wally Backman permanently join Terry Collins’  coaching staff in 2015. Adam Rubin adds that Collins views Backman as an ally, and not a threat. “We have a very strong relationship,” Collins said. “Wally and I are very good friends. We always have been […]

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Fans Rank Mets At Bottom In Value, Honesty, Leadership, Ownership

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Fans Rank Mets At Bottom In Value, Honesty, Leadership, Ownership

In a very extensive poll by ESPN that was conducted by the consulting firm Maddock Douglas, over 100,000 fans were asked how they viewed their teams in various areas including return for the emotion, money and time invest in your team, relationship with the owners, how they viewed the team’s leadership, likability and ballpark experience. […]

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Scout: ‘They Have Bigger Issues Than Shortstop’

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Scout: ‘They Have Bigger Issues Than Shortstop’

UPDATE (9/18/14 – 4:50pm) Mike Puma’s report also talked about the idea that a major league scout believes the Mets would be better off trading for a left fielder. That would mean finding an internal solution at shortstop. Here’s what that scout had to say about the situation: “If they went into the offseason and […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Another NL East Rivalry Lives On

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Another NL East Rivalry Lives On

Perhaps not as intense as the Mets and Nationals rivalry looks to be in coming years, but the Miami Marlins have played hard fought games against New York all season and like the Mets, they’re a squad that is centered around young talent and a low payroll.  The fish kept finding ways to get hits […]

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