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

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Dodgers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets play the second game of their two-game series against the Dodgers at Citi Field on Wednesday at 7:10 PM. Jacob deGrom (0-1, 1.29 ERA) will make his second start for the Mets and will be opposed by Hyun-Jin Ryu (3-2, 3.00 ERA) for the Dodgers. deGrom went 7.0 innings and allowed one run, with six strikeouts on May 15 […]

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Mets Minors: Here Comes Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Here Comes Brandon Nimmo

Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal writes that when the Mets made their pick in the 2011 June amateur draft, they chose Brandon Nimmo with the 13th overall pick, which is a valuable slot that comes with inherent pressure and expectations. The Miami Marlins on the other hand, with the 14th pick, chose pitcher Jose Fernandez, and the difference between […]

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Positional OPS Rankings Reveal A Poorly Conceived Roster

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
Positional OPS Rankings Reveal A Poorly Conceived Roster

With more than a quarter of the season now in the books, here is where the Mets rank in one of the metrics that the front office often cites as one of the measures of production they look at. MLB On-Base Plus Slugging Catcher:   .620 OPS – 25th First Base:  .695 OPS – 24th Second […]

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

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Dodgers vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets begin a tough stretch of 20 games in 20 days beginning with the start of a three-game series with Los Angeles Dodgers tonight at Citi Field. Rafael Montero (0-1, 4.50 ERA) makes his second major-league start in Tuesday’s 7:10 p.m. opener and will oppose right-hander Josh Beckett (1-1, 2.38) for the Dodgers. Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF […]

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Gee To Throw Off Mound Wednesday, Wants To Pitch One Rehab Game

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Gee To Throw Off Mound Wednesday, Wants To Pitch One Rehab Game

May 20 According to several beat writers at Citi Field, Dillon Gee is expected to miss three starts total, and not two as was initially expected. The Mets righty will throw for the first time on flat ground tomorrow and he told reporters that he would like to pitch in one rehab game before being […]

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Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Stephen Drew

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deal With Stephen Drew

The Red Sox have reached an agreement with Stephen Drew, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweets that Drew is getting the pro-rated version of the qualifying offer of $14.1 million on a one-year deal. That comes to roughly $10 million for the rest of the season. MLB Trade Rumors points out that because Drew […]

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Stop Panicking and Continue To Trust A Time-Tested Process

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Stop Panicking and Continue To Trust A Time-Tested Process

May 20 Looks like more and more people are hitting the panic button on Zack Wheeler. What started out as a suggestion by SNY’s Jim Duquette on Sunday to send Wheeler back to the minors, has now grown to full-on panic mode in the Mets Twitterverse and Blogosphere. One beat writer, Jared Diamond of the […]

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Harvey Hoping To Return In August And Make 5-7 Starts

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Harvey Hoping To Return In August And Make 5-7 Starts

May 20 Matt Harvey told Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated that he intends to pitch this season and make 5-7 starts. “Of course, I won’t do it unless I’m cleared to do it,” he said, “but I want to pitch before the year ends. I want to make five, six, seven starts this year. I asked […]

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Is Inexperience to Blame for Inconsistency?

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Is Inexperience to Blame for Inconsistency?

So much is being said about all the roster moves the Mets have made over the last couple of weeks.  The lineups don’t always reflect them but there has been some movement there is no denying that.  The questions is are the Mets really all-in on this movement?  Are you? Mike Vorkunov of the Star […]

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Syndergaard’s Electric Stuff Not Producing Results?

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s Electric Stuff Not Producing Results?

Mike Puma of the New York Post writes that the Mets top pitching prospect, Noah Syndergaard continues to puzzle the Mets. According to sources, Puma adds that even though Syndergaard’s stuff is electric at Vegas, his is still struggling to get results. “He needs more time,” a major league evaluator, who recently watched Syndergaard pitch, tells […]

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