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Morning Grind: Mayberry Has Been A Disaster

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Mayberry Has Been A Disaster

On the bright side, John Mayberry only struck out once yesterday. After Mayberry went 0-for-4 to drop his average to .140 in Sunday’s series finale against the Marlins, Joe D asked me to dig up Mayberry’s splits. I did, but quickly found that there’s no way to spin it. Mayberry has been BAD. Mayberry has […]

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Bartolo Colon Is Tied For The Major League Lead In Wins

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Is Tied For The Major League Lead In Wins

After a solid start against the Miami Marlins on Sunday in which Bartolo Colon pitched seven strong innings, allowing three runs on six hits (and hitting an RBI double!), the 42 year old righty improved his record to 8-3 on the season. Those eight wins are tied with Felix Hernandez for the major league lead. […]

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A Struggling Jon Niese Could Open Door For Top Prospect Steven Matz

An article by posted on May 30, 2015 0 Comments
A Struggling Jon Niese Could Open Door For Top Prospect Steven Matz

After Saturday’s 9-5 loss to the Miami Marlins, manager Terry Collins told reporters that he’s concerned with what he’s been seeing from lefthander Jon Niese. “I’m concerned because I have yet to see him in my time here ever pitch where he makes the number of mistakes he’s made.” Collins is worried about Niese’s lack of […]

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An Improved Wilmer Flores Continues To Evolve

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
An Improved Wilmer Flores Continues To Evolve

For the last year and a half Met fans have been speculating about the future of the shortstop position ever since the failed Ruben Tejada experiment. Mets GM Sandy Alderson has been able to stay level headed throughout the process and stick with what he feels will be best for the team and its future […]

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Michael Cuddyer Is Fueling Recent Mets Offense

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Is Fueling Recent Mets Offense

Wanted to update this post with some quotes from Lucas Duda and Michael Cuddyer who spoke to Fred Kerber of the New York Post about the recent uptick in Mets offense and how Cuddyer is fueling that. “I felt my swing was getting better even — without the results,” Cuddyer said. “But nobody wants to hear […]

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Mets Could Match-Up Well With Blue Jays

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Could Match-Up Well With Blue Jays

The Blue Jays currently sit in last place in the American League East 3.5 games back of the first-place Rays. Of course it is early in the year and 3.5 games is a small margin, but to jump four teams is tough. If things continue to trend downward for the Jays, it’s quite possible that […]

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Let Them Eat Crow…

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Let Them Eat Crow…

He did it again… Wilmer Flores, who had been hitting the ball on the screws all night without a base hit to show for it, wouldn’t be denied in the tenth inning as his game-winning walk off single would attest. “I faced the guy before and I was looking for a breaking ball,” Flores said. […]

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Three Takeaways From Tuesday’s Walk-off Victory

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Three Takeaways From Tuesday’s Walk-off Victory

In case you missed it, the Mets beat the Phillies 5-4 in walkoff fashion on Tuesday night. So, what to make of it? 1. Hindsight is 20/20 Terry Collins caught his fair share of flak in this game after the Mets turned a 3-0 lead into a 4-3 deficit in the top of the eighth. […]

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Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

The Mets beat the Phillies yesterday afternoon, but they are still struggling. Their pitching has become suddenly inconsistent and their offense is practically nonexistent. Here are a few things that I think, while risky, could turn things around. Call up Steven Matz Steven Matz is killing it in Triple-A right now. He currently owns a […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. (Not4) Memorial Day Weekend marks not only the unofficial beginning of summer but also is viewed as perhaps the first seminal day for determining whether a team’s hot start is for real.  It’s easy to dismiss hot starts as nothing more than anomalies borne from small sample sizes […]

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