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Flores Enraged, Collins Ejected After Umpires Overturn Home Run Call

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Flores Enraged, Collins Ejected After Umpires Overturn Home Run Call

During Saturday night’s 7-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies, Wilmer Flores hit what looked like his 11th home run of the season, a deep shot to left field to lead off the ninth inning. However, as left fielder David Dahl went back to the wall to try and catch it, a young fan reached over the […]

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Mets Retire Mike Piazza’s Number With Uplifting Ceremony

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Mets Retire Mike Piazza’s Number With Uplifting Ceremony

The New York Mets officially retired Mike Piazza’s #31 in a special pre-game ceremony on Saturday, July 30 at Citi Field. The Mets have four other retired numbers (#37 for Casey Stengel, #14 for Gil Hodges, #41 for Tom Seaver and #42 retired by every MLB team for Jackie Robinson). Mets players all wore jerseys and […]

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Mets Sign Outfielder Justin Ruggiano, Place Jose Reyes on DL

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Mets Sign Outfielder Justin Ruggiano, Place Jose Reyes on DL

The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed outfielder Justin Ruggiano to a major league contract. Ruggiano will be in uniform tonight, wear #1 and is active for tonight’s game versus the Rockies. To make room on the active roster, the Mets have placed infielder Jose Reyes on the 15-Day Disabled List […]

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

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

Saturday, July 30, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. LHP Jorge De La Rosa (6-7, 5.70) vs. RHP Bartolo Colon (9-5, 3.35) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets lost another tough one last night. Steven Matz didn’t have his best stuff, but he was able to hold the Rockies to just […]

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Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

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Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

Updated – July 30 The Washington Nationals have acquired closer Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Lefthanded reliever Felipe Rivero is heading to the Bucs along with LHP Taylor Hearn, writes Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The Nats stuck to their guns on not wanting to move any of […]

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Steven Matz Navigated Through Trouble Without “A” Game

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Steven Matz Navigated Through Trouble Without “A” Game

New York Mets rookie southpaw, Steven Matz was able to keep his team in the game in Friday’s 6-1 loss to Colorado. Without having his best stuff, Matz navigated nicely through six innings of work. Matz allowed just two runs on 10 hits while walking one and striking out five. His ERA lowered a tad […]

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It Is Gut Check Time For The Mets

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It Is Gut Check Time For The Mets

The losses are mounting. Runners continue to be stranded. Opportunity after opportunity is being squandered. Slowly the ship is beginning to sink on what was supposed to be a promising season. After things were looking up for the team, getting back to being just 4.5 games out of first place. The Nationals have taken care […]

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Terry Collins Holds Team Meeting After Mets’ Third Straight Loss

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Terry Collins Holds Team Meeting After Mets’ Third Straight Loss

After Friday night’s 6-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies, manager Terry Collins held a team meeting to address the malaise after the team’s third consecutive loss and to address the mounting frustration with failing to produce with runners in scoring position. “First of all, we have a good team,” Collins said. “We’re going through a […]

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Mets Bats Silent Yet Again As Rockies Win 6-1

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Mets Bats Silent Yet Again As Rockies Win 6-1

The New York Mets (53-49) were defeated by the Colorado Rockies (51-52) at Citi Field by a score of 6-1. The Miami Marlins were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals tonight, so we won’t lose any ground on them in the standings, and the Nationals play the Giants at 10:15 tonight. Pitching: Steven Matz had […]

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Mets Find Asking Price Too High On Steve Pearce

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Mets Find Asking Price Too High On Steve Pearce

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, while the Mets still believe they are more likely to add a reliever at the trading deadline, they are now more inclined to pursue a bat due to the loss of Juan Lagares to surgery on his left thumb. According to ESPN reporter Jerry Crasnick, the Mets are […]

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