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Does Jay Bruce Have a Postseason Roster Spot?

An article by posted on September 22, 2016 0 Comments
Does Jay Bruce Have a Postseason Roster Spot?

After 40 games played entering Wednesday night’s game, I think we can all agree that Jay Bruce has been a major bust since joining the Mets. His numbers since the trade that brought him over from Cincinnati are cringe-worthy; a stat line of .176/.255/.289 with four home runs, 11 runs batted in, 14 walks, and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Meanwhile Jonathan Lucroy Is Raking

An article by posted on September 21, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Meanwhile Jonathan Lucroy Is Raking

Alex asks… While every day we see articles about how awful Jay Bruce is doing since joining the Mets, I have yet to see one article about the MVP caliber second half Jonathan Lucroy is having with the Texas Rangers. Why is this news being buried? All the reports I read at the trade deadline […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Who Else But Rivera and Thor!

An article by posted on September 19, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Who Else But Rivera and Thor!

With just under two weeks left in the 2016 regular season, the New York Mets are making their final push to position themselves as the top Wild Card seed, giving them home field advantage for the one-game playoff. After a sweep over the weekend of the Minnesota Twins, and the San Francisco Giants splitting their […]

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T.J. Rivera Is Making Believers Out Of Everyone

An article by posted on September 19, 2016 0 Comments
T.J. Rivera Is Making Believers Out Of Everyone

“T.J. Rivera continues to hit major league pitching.” That was the ending of Howie Rose’s radio call of Rivera’s second major league homer in Sunday’s 3-2 victory over the Twins. Rivera has now had 6 multiple hit games in the 13 games he has started as a New York Met and is hitting .344. A […]

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Noah Syndergaard Is Slugging Better Than Jay Bruce

An article by posted on September 17, 2016 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Is Slugging Better Than Jay Bruce

Maybe it’s time to start Noah Syndergaard in right field. Hey, the Mets already signed Tim Tebow this month. So stranger things have happened. It’s no secret that Jay Bruce has struggled since joining the Mets. He is batting .188/.270/.308 with four home runs and 11 RBIs in 148 plate appearances since the trade. He has […]

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I Get Knocked Down, But I Get Up Again…

An article by posted on September 17, 2016 0 Comments
I Get Knocked Down, But I Get Up Again…

An Amazin’ 1-2 Punch at the Top of the Order! I get knocked down, But I get up again. Never ever gonna keep me down. I get knocked down, But I get up again. Never ever gonna keep me down. Damn, now I’m gonna have that song stuck in my head all day… I can’t […]

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The Mets Infield of the Future Takes Shape

An article by posted on September 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Infield of the Future Takes Shape

The blueprint for a great homegrown infield is generally regarded as the one that the LA Dodgers installed in 1973. It was in June of that year that the unit of Ron Cey (3B), Bill Russell (SS), Davey Lopes (2B), and Steve Garvey (1B) was installed in the lineup and allowed to gel. Interestingly enough, […]

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Who Do You Want: Cardinals or Giants?

An article by posted on September 15, 2016 0 Comments
Who Do You Want: Cardinals or Giants?

Tonight, the St. Louis Cardinals head out west to begin a pivotal four game series against the San Francisco Giants that will have far reaching implications on the National League Wild Card race. With each game played, the Mets will both gain ground on one team and lose ground to another. As the series begins, […]

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Was Jacob deGrom Pitching Hurt Prior to September 1?

An article by posted on September 13, 2016 0 Comments
Was Jacob deGrom Pitching Hurt Prior to September 1?

Jacob deGrom threw ten pitches off the mound in Atlanta on Saturday after playing catch on Friday. However, there is still no official target date for his return to the rotation. “We’re just going to take it day-by-day,” deGrom said. “I felt good today, so I just wanted to throw light off the mound and just […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Once Upon A Mets Night Dreary

An article by posted on September 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Once Upon A Mets Night Dreary

An MMO Fan Shot by Wall Flores Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of indignant lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a clicking, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at opportunity’s door. ‘Tis some fluke streak,” I muttered, “tapping […]

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