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Four Mets Prospects Crack Sickels’ Top 150

An article by posted on May 2, 2014 0 Comments
Four Mets Prospects Crack Sickels’ Top 150

John  Sickels, who does an incredible job over at MinorLeagueBall.com released his updated Top 150 Prospects list today. The list features four Mets prospects. #18 Noah Syndergaard, RHP (Grade: A-) The big Texan known as Thor has spent the entire 2014 season in Triple-A Las Vegas and has pitched with less than dominant results. The numbers are surely […]

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Mets Viewership Ratings Down Despite Uptick In Ticket Sales

An article by posted on May 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Viewership Ratings Down Despite Uptick In Ticket Sales

Richard Sandomir of the New York Times reports that Mets ticket sales are up slightly, but that in somewhat contradictory fashion, their TV ratings are down, despite a surprising 15-11 start. Sandomir says that after two collapses followed by five straight losing seasons there is so much apathy within the fan base that many of those […]

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Mets Turning Point: Early CarGo Blast Proves Fatal

An article by posted on May 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Turning Point: Early CarGo Blast Proves Fatal

Through five starts this season, Thursday’s pitcher Bartolo Colon (2-4) has allowed six home runs. The long ball has bit Colon on numerous occasions this season most notably, via the 2-3-4 portion of the Angels lineup consecutively. During Thursday’s 7-4 loss in Colorado, it bit him again. This time he let Carlos Gonzalez turn on […]

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MMO Game Recap: Rockies 7, Mets 4

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MMO Game Recap: Rockies 7, Mets 4

The Mets (15-12) lost to the Rockies (17-13) by a score of 7-4 on Thursday night in Colorado. Bartolo Colon took the ball for the Mets and struggled mightily. Colon gave up 7 runs on 10 hits and a walk in 4.2 innings, striking out only 3. The Mets got off to a frustrating start […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 8:40 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on May 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 8:40 PM (SNY)

The Mets will open a four-game series against the Rockies on Thursday night in Denver. Bartolo Colon (2-3, 4.50 ERA) opens the series for the Mets and will be opposed by Juan Nicasio (2-1, 5.27) for the Rockies in an 8:40 PM matchup. Colon won his last start against the Cardinals at Citi Field, tossing 7.0 innings, allowing four hits […]

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Niese Is A Solid Choice For Mets MVP In April

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Niese Is A Solid Choice For Mets MVP In April

It was nice to see Jon Niese get some recognition in the New York Post today, who named him the Mets MVP for the month of April. His only competition as I saw it was Dillon Gee who also turned in a superb first month of the season. Mike Puma writes: In each of his five […]

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Alderson Talks About Increasing Payroll, Trading From Depth, 90 Wins

An article by posted on May 1, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Talks About Increasing Payroll, Trading From Depth, 90 Wins

Speaking to Tyler Kepner of the New York Times, general manager Sandy Alderson reiterated his 90 win goal for the Mets this season and also said he is authorized to increase payroll if he needs to. “We challenged ourselves to think realistically about what each player could do,” Alderson said by phone on Wednesday. “It’s […]

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Campbell Could Push His Way Onto Mets Bench

An article by posted on May 1, 2014 0 Comments
Campbell Could Push His Way Onto Mets Bench

Eric Campbell continues to build a strong case for a spot on the Mets bench, especially in light of the continued struggles of first baseman Josh Satin who is batting .158 in limited play and spot starts. Campbell, who was named the Pacific Coast League player of the week on Tuesday, is tearing it up […]

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And The Beat Goes On

An article by posted on May 1, 2014 0 Comments
And The Beat Goes On

You know what I am growing tired of lately? It seems the people who cover the New York Mets feel it is their obligation to contribute whatever they can to ensure the fan base feels as lousy as possible with regards to their support of the NY Mets. I don’t understand why crushing the team […]

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Mets Aren’t Optimistic Of Flores’ Chances At SS

An article by posted on April 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Aren’t Optimistic Of Flores’ Chances At SS

Mike Puma of the New York Post tweets that the Mets aren’t optimistic of Wilmer Flores’ chances of becoming an everyday shortstop, according to a source. Mets aren't optimistic about Wilmer Flores' chances of becoming an everyday SS, according to a source. And he's hitting .256 at Vegas. — Mike Puma (@NYPost_Mets) April 30, 2014 […]

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