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A Stretch, But Relevant Mets Goal

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
A Stretch, But Relevant Mets Goal

After losing 3 of 4 to the Giants over the weekend, it seems the recent hopes of climbing back into the pennant race had finally faded to black. After an 8-2 run to head into the All Star break, the Mets have been basically treading water since. Even with last night’s 6-1 win over the […]

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Collins Says Duda Needs To Earn The Everyday First Base Job

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Duda Needs To Earn The Everyday First Base Job

So as you may have noticed, Lucas Duda started at first base for the Mets on Tuesday against lefthander Gio Gonzalez and went 0-for-3 before contributing a two-out RBI single once Gonzalez left the game. So what? Does that mean we give up trying to get the big guy on track against lefthanded pitching, the final […]

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Conforto Discusses Approach; Not A Candidate For Arizona Fall League

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Conforto Discusses Approach; Not A Candidate For Arizona Fall League

Update: According to Adam Rubin Michael Conforto is not a consideration for the Arizona Fall League. The Mets will not announce their contingent until late this month, but Brandon Nimmo and Gavin Cecchini are candidates. * * * * * * * * The Brooklyn Cyclones burst out of the gate this summer season to the tune of an 11-4 […]

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Featured Post: Jacob deGrom Is The One You Keep

An article by posted on August 3, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Jacob deGrom Is The One You Keep

Incredible, amazing, spectacular… Those are the kind of words that get tossed around whenever Met fans talk about Jacob deGrom. The young and exciting righthander continues to build a case to be this year’s NL Rookie of the Year. DeGrom was unstoppable on Saturday night as he twirled 6.2 no-hit innings against the San Francisco […]

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Frank Viola Made Mets Debut 25 Years Ago Today

An article by posted on August 2, 2014 0 Comments
Frank Viola Made Mets Debut 25 Years Ago Today

Twenty Five years ago today, on August 2, 1989 – Frank Viola made his New York Mets debut. It was Wednesday night in St. Louis in front of 41,438 at Busch Stadium. Frank went 8 innings while allowing 4 hits, walking 5 batters and striking out 2 batters in a 4-3 victory, earning the victory. […]

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Harvey Will Not Pitch In The Majors This Season

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Harvey Will Not Pitch In The Majors This Season

There he was – big as life – Matt Harvey was pitching off a mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John Surgery ten months ago. Harvey tossed 15 pitches from the bullpen mound and said he was feeling good and still pain-free. “It was awesome,” he said. “It was definitely a big success. It […]

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Mets Have Reached Critical Mass

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have Reached Critical Mass

When Matt Harvey was diagnosed with his UCL tear my initial reaction was the sad resignation to an even longer wait for relevance. I wondered, with all our pitching depth, whether any rotation could absorb the loss of Harvey. Oddly enough, the Mets as currently constituted are in perhaps one of the best positions in […]

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From Left Field: Mets Should Look To Red Sox As Trade Partners In Offseason

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Mets Should Look To Red Sox As Trade Partners In Offseason

So another July 31 trade deadline has passed, and while the Mets maybe weren’t so active right now, some of the deals that occurred could actually affect the Amazin’s this offseason. The Boston Red Sox completely overhauled their pitching staff by trading Jon Lester and John Lackey, as well as Felix Doubront and Andrew Miller. […]

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Giants and Nationals Have Expressed Interest In Murphy

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Giants and Nationals Have Expressed Interest In Murphy

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Washington Nationals have expressed interest in Daniel Murphy, but he calls the likelihood of any deal a longshot. SiriusXM host and former GM Jim Duquette also had a source tell him that the Giants are still very interested in acquiring Murphy. In all likelihood, Murphy isn;t going anywhere. Sandy Alderson […]

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Harsh Realities: The Mets Are Stuck In The Spin-Cycle

An article by posted on July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Harsh Realities: The Mets Are Stuck In The Spin-Cycle

It’s always fun debating all the possible ways the Mets can bring a superstar to Queens at this time of the year. Nobody wants to be a seller, that usually means your season is “over and out” and relevancy is still a year or more away. As we close in on our sixth consecutive losing […]

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