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MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

Major League Baseball will conduct day one of the 2016 First Year Player Draft on Thursday, June 9 at MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The event will air live on MLB Network and will be streamed on MLB.com at 7:00 p.m. ET. The New York Mets will have two picks (19, 31) […]

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Mets Avoid A Sweep Despite Defensive Woes, Flores Delivers Game-Winner

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Avoid A Sweep Despite Defensive Woes, Flores Delivers Game-Winner

(USA Today Sports) Despite a couple of Neil Walker defensive miscues, the Mets escaped a sweep by the skin of their teeth, finally breaking their nine game losing streak against the pesky Pittsburgh Pirates. With the bases loaded in the top of the 10th, Wilmer Flores dropped a pinch-hit single into center field for the […]

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What to Expect from the Mets vs Brewers

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
What to Expect from the Mets vs Brewers

At this point in the year, you never want to get your hopes up too high heading into a series. With that said, it is hard not to when you’re about to face one of the worst teams in the National League. The Mets and Brewers always serve up good battles and this coming set […]

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Mets Discussed Moving Walker To 3B, Promoting Herrera To Take Over 2B

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Discussed Moving Walker To 3B, Promoting Herrera To Take Over 2B

I thought I’d drop this information from Adam Rubin in this post because right to the heart of what David argued so well in this article this morning. “The Mets have internally discussed Neil Walker getting time at third base with Dilson Herrera at second base, and Walker told Collins he is on board, but […]

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The Mets’ Offensive Conundrum

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets’ Offensive Conundrum

This is not what any of us envisioned.  A crippled and one dimensional offense.  Two runs in the last 27 innings.  A lifeless sweep in a twin bill at the hands of two mediocre starting pitchers, a growing divisional deficit, and a return trip to October suddenly seeming uncertain. With almost 40% of the Mets’ […]

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The Mets Have a Need for Speed

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Have a Need for Speed

The Mets lack speed, and everybody, from opposing teams to the fans at Citi Field knows it. As of today, the team scores over 60 percent of their runs via the longball, making them perhaps the only squad in baseball capable of being fourth in the league in home runs while simultaneously sitting third from […]

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Morning Grind: The Hell With The Future, Go For It Now

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: The Hell With The Future, Go For It Now

I detest ignorance. And when I see Mets fans and media hearkening to and longing for the faulty policies and impulsive decision-making that set this Mets franchise back for nearly a decade culminating in six consecutive losing seasons, it’s pure unadulterated ignorance at the highest level. It makes my blood boil. This morning I came […]

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Neil Walker Is Pulling A Bernard Gilkey

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Is Pulling A Bernard Gilkey

For the past year, we have seen the magic that can happen when a player plays for the team he rooted for throughout his entire life.  Steven Matz is an astounding 11-1 as a Met.  Not only has he become a beloved Met, but his grandfather has become a beloved figure as well.  It doesn’t […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Two Great Alderson Trades

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Two Great Alderson Trades

Another tough week came and went for the New York Mets, as the team went 3-3 between Sunday May 29th and Saturday June 4th. In that time, the Mets lost the weekend series to the Los Angeles Dodgers at home, and lost the series against the Chicago White Sox also at home. The Mets righted […]

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Week 11 Mets Pitching Review: DeGrom and Henderson Get High Marks

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Week 11 Mets Pitching Review: DeGrom and Henderson Get High Marks

A review of the latest turn through the Mets starting rotation: Name InningsThe Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Quality Start? Matt Harvey (4-8) (5/30) 7.0 (6/5) 7.0 2 4 0(0) 1(1) 6 3 1 50 4.95 1.44 Yes Yes (11/4) Steven Matz (7-1) 5.2 7 3(3) 3 2 2.60 1.05 No (9/7) […]

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Jeurys Familia Needs to Pitch Less

An article by posted on June 3, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Needs to Pitch Less

It’s been a weird season for Jeurys Familia. On the plus side, he hasn’t blown a regular season save since the San Diego Padres rain game debacle back in July 2015. Also on the plus side, his FIP is 2.17 — which is the lowest mark of his career. These are not surprising because he […]

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