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Jerry Blevins Proving To Be A Big Part Of Mets Pen

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Jerry Blevins Proving To Be A Big Part Of Mets Pen

The New York Mets completed one of their best April’s in team history, going 15-7 for a .682 winning percentage. As Adam Rubin noted, the Mets twice had more wins in April in 2006 (16-8) and 2002 (16-10) but those were in more games played. A number of factors led to such an impressive month, […]

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Bartolo Colon Pulls Off A Milestone On Monday

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Pulls Off A Milestone On Monday

USA Today Sports/Photo by Anthony Gruppuso With the scent of Sunday’s winning streak coming to an end still fresh in the Citi Field air, Mets elder statesman Bartolo Colon reached into his bag of tricks to pull off a milestone on Monday. Pitching 8 innings of shutout ball, Colon captured his 220th career victory surpassing […]

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Sandy Alderson Dials Up Winning Code in Offseason (643) (463)

An article by posted on May 2, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Dials Up Winning Code in Offseason (643) (463)

The lead had dwindled to one. Closer Jeurys Familia yielded a leadoff single to the pesky Denard Span and was staring at the stern, focused face of former Met Angel Pagan. The speedy Pagan has flourished since his departure from Flushing for two forgettable experiments in Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez, netting a World Series […]

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A Day After Scoring A Baker’s Dozen, deGrom And His Merry Mets Take Game 2 Against Giants

An article by posted on May 1, 2016 0 Comments
A Day After Scoring A Baker’s Dozen, deGrom And His Merry Mets Take Game 2 Against Giants

USA Today Sports/Noah K. Murray A day after the merry Mets blasted the Giants for a baker’s dozen, they held on for a 6-5 win, their eighth in a row, boasting the longest streak in the major leagues this season. On Saturday, young Michael Conforto continued where he left off going 3-for-4 with a double, a […]

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The Mets Bullpen Has Been Lights Out

An article by posted on April 28, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Bullpen Has Been Lights Out

It’s only been 20 games, but there’s a lot to talk about with the Mets. There’s Neil Walker turning into Postseason Daniel Murphy. There’s Noah Syndergaard becoming the ace of the staff. Michael Conforto is already batting third, and he’s become the Mets’ best pure hitter. Also, the bullpen has been dominant. Really dominant. The Mets bullpen has recorded nine saves this […]

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The Force Awakens: Duda’s A Big Part of Offensive Surge

An article by posted on April 28, 2016 0 Comments
The Force Awakens: Duda’s A Big Part of Offensive Surge

After a slow start to the season for many of the New York Mets, it seems they’ve found their groove over the last two weeks, having gone 9-2 before Wednesday night’s finale against the Cincinnati Reds. Most of the players in Mets lineup were off to slow starts to begin the year, including Yoenis Cespedes […]

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Week 4 Mets Pitching Review: DeGrom Wins In Return To Rotation

An article by posted on April 27, 2016 0 Comments
Week 4 Mets Pitching Review: DeGrom Wins In Return To Rotation

A review of the latest turn through the Mets’ starting rotation: Name Innings Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Quality Start? (Starts/QS) Matt Harvey (1-3) 5.0 7 2(2) 5 1 5.24 1.57 No (4/0) Steven Matz (2-1) 6.1 9 2(2) 8 0 5.40 1.47 Yes (3/2) Jacob deGrom (2-0) 5.2 8 […]

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Logan Verrett Extends Scoreless Streak To 15.1 Innings

An article by posted on April 27, 2016 0 Comments
Logan Verrett Extends Scoreless Streak To 15.1 Innings

Right-hander Logan Verrett tossed 2.0 scoreless innings of relief on Tuesday night to pick up his third win of the season – and second in as many days – in the Mets 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field. Verrett lowered his ERA to 0.55 for the season and has now tossed 15.1 […]

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The Z Files: Two Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Victory Over Reds

An article by posted on April 26, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Two Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Victory Over Reds

The New York Mets powered their way to another victory beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-3.  Logan Verrett snaked the win advancing his 2016 record to 2-0 after Antonio Bastardo allowed the tying run to score in the top of the seventh. Here are the two takeaways from last night’s victory. Michael Conforto:  3-for-3, 3 R, […]

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MMO Flashback: Mets Trade Rusty Staub

An article by posted on April 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Mets Trade Rusty Staub

In 1975, Rusty Staub had his best season ever for the Mets, batting .282/.371/.448 with 30 doubles, 19 home runs and 105 RBI. Then, in the offseason, for reasons few fans could understand, the Mets traded Staub to Detroit for veteran left-handed pitcher Mickey Lolich. Actually, the trade was Staub and AAA pitcher Bill Laxton […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A New York Mets Time Warp

An article by posted on April 22, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A New York Mets Time Warp

An MMO Fan Shot by by Laura (mookie4ever) I’ve always been fascinated with the science fiction concept of time travel, and its potential effect on the present if you went back in time and changed anything. Being a Trekkie as an idealistic kid, the Star Trek episodes that included time travel caught my attention the […]

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