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

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets continue their final series of the year on Sunday against the Astros at Citi Field. Rookie righthander Rafael Montero (1-3, 4.38) will take the mound for the Mets and he’ll oppose Samuel Deduno (2-6, 4.66) for the Astros. First pitch is at 7:10 PM. Montero is making his eighth major league start. He earned his first major league […]

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25 Years Ago: The Co-Captains’ Final Game At Shea Becomes The Undercard

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25 Years Ago: The Co-Captains’ Final Game At Shea Becomes The Undercard

On Thursday, the captain of the New York Yankees played his final game in front of his home fans.  He ended the game in memorable fashion, by delivering a walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. Twenty-five years ago today, the New York Mets were bidding adieu to their co-captains, who were playing […]

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Everything Hinges On Wright Returning To All Star Form

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Everything Hinges On Wright Returning To All Star Form

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post conveys that David Wright is stoked about the direction the Mets are heading and knows the front office must acquire a couple of key pieces this offseason to avoid a seventh straight losing season. Ironically, Kernan argues, the biggest piece the Mets have to acquire is one David […]

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Niese Not Worried About Rapid Heart Rate, Wraps Up A Solid Season

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Niese Not Worried About Rapid Heart Rate, Wraps Up A Solid Season

Jon Niese was pulled from his final start of the season Friday night with an elevated heart rate. He exited with one out in the sixth inning, having not allowed a run while throwing just 66 pitches. Niese has faced this issue in the past, namely on June 3, 2012 at home against the Cardinals […]

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Wuilmer Becerra Named To Appalachian League Top 20

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Wuilmer Becerra Named To Appalachian League Top 20

Baseball America has named Mets prospect Wuilmer Becerra, of the Kingsport Mets, the #18 best player in the Appalachian League following the 2014 season. The incredibly young outfielder might not be at the tip of anyone’s tongue, but he was the final piece we received in the R.A. Dickey deal a few years ago. In […]

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MMO Game Recap: Astros 3, Mets 1

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Astros 3, Mets 1

An early exit for a dealing Jon Niese and an unfortunate relief appearance by Carlos Torres coupled with a key error led to a 3-1 loss to the Houston Astros in the final series opener of 2014. Granderson began scoring with a solo shot to right with one out in the fourth, handing the Mets […]

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

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets (77-82) open their final series of the season on Friday night against the Houston Astros (69-90) at Citi Field. Jon Niese (9-11, 3.50) will get the start for the Mets and he’ll be opposed by Brad Peacock (4-9, 4.82) for the Astros in a 7:10 PM matchup. Niese will make his 30th start tonight, tying his career-high. He also […]

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Would Moving the Fences In Help Curtis Granderson?

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
Would Moving the Fences In Help Curtis Granderson?

This morning, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported that the Mets plan to reconfigure the dimensions of Citi Field. By “reconfigure,” it’s likely that Rubin means that the Mets want to bring in the outfield fences. The idea is, make the distance from home to the right-center field gap shorter and you would thereby increase […]

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Zack Wheeler Wraps Up Strong 2014 Campaign With 3.54 ERA

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Wraps Up Strong 2014 Campaign With 3.54 ERA

Last night Zack Wheeler wrapped up his sophomore campaign against the Nationals. In his first full season in the majors, Wheeler pitched to a 3.54 ERA over 185.1 innings. His .500 record (11-11) isn’t necessarily reflective of the type of season he had but there are areas for him to improve heading into next season. […]

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Why Haven’t Mets Pitchers Hit In 2014?

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Why Haven’t Mets Pitchers Hit In 2014?

Pitchers getting hits in baseball is like a trick play in the NFL. It works a very small percentage of the time but when it does, it can impact the game in a big way. You never expect the pitcher to get a hit but you appreciate it every once in a while. The Mets […]

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