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Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

Will the Mets still be with 28 in 2015? Now that we’ve “officially” moved into the 2015 audition portion of this season (a circumstance apparently triggered by the loss of single game-the rubber match of this past week’s series vs. the Nationals), Mets management has vowed to take an extended look at certain candidates for […]

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Video: Gil Hodges Once Again Up For Hall of Fame Election

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Video: Gil Hodges Once Again Up For Hall of Fame Election

I’m sure it’s been something that has been debated quite often on this site as to whether Gil Hodges should be enshrined along with his legendary Brooklyn Dodgers’ teammates in Cooperstown. Well, Gil will be up for election again this December at the Winter Meetings. To increase awareness of Gil’s cause, here is a television […]

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Di-JEST: Desperate Mets Try New Promo Tactic

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: Desperate Mets Try New Promo Tactic

When your ballclub is cruising toward another mid-70s win season and seeing its attendance in continued decline you try everything you can think of to get fans out to the park. The Mets have tried promotions like fireworks nights, concerts by name entertainers, and have given bobblehead dolls out of everyone from Ed Kranepool to […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: #OWNED Mets Take Three More in Philly

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up and 3 Down: #OWNED Mets Take Three More in Philly

  1. The Mets continue to own the Phillies in Citizens Bank Park. They have come away victorious in 12 of their last 14 outings at CBP, winning three out of four in this set. Overall, the Mets are 11-5 against the Phillies this season, however just 16-19 against the rest of the NL East. […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Murphy, Granderson, Colon, Oh My!

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Murphy, Granderson, Colon, Oh My!

It’s been one of those wacky high and low weeks for the Mets yet again, showing that while the future looks bright, the present is rather bleak. It always seems as if each factor– offense, defense and pitching– seem to work independently. One day the offense will explode… but the defense will falter. The next day […]

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MMO Top 25 Mets Prospects (Mid-Season Update)

An article by posted on August 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Top 25 Mets Prospects (Mid-Season Update)

We present our Mets Midseason Top 25 Prospects. It’s just a quick and cursory look at our rankings before we get to work on our annual and much more extensive 2015 Top Prospects list in February. It was comprised from the individual rankings of myself and my minor league aficionados Kirk, Teddy, Brian and Connor. […]

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A Case For Keeping Sandy Alderson As Mets GM

An article by posted on August 7, 2014 0 Comments
A Case For Keeping Sandy Alderson As Mets GM

Sandy Alderson is in the final season of his original four-year deal that expires in October, but the team has an option on Alderson’s contract for 2015. It was reported earlier in the season that the option was not picked up and that the owners will make a decision sometime near or after the season. Alderson […]

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Daniel Murphy: Forget #TeamMurph, It’s Time For #SignMurph

An article by posted on August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy: Forget #TeamMurph, It’s Time For #SignMurph

It’s hard to believe that Daniel Murphy, the position-less utility man that broke through with the Mets in 2008 has become the toast of his position, especially in the National League. After a rough start in the outfield, Murphy was moved around the infield and finally settled in at second. Despite two horrible leg injuries […]

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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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