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The Devil and Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on August 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Devil and Daniel Murphy

MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love, Originally Published on Fair and Unbalanced Daniel Murphy‘s historic playoff performance last year carried the Mets into the World Series.   In the Mets’ 4-game sweep of the Cubs in the League Championship Series, Murph batted over .500, with four home runs, a double, six runs batted in and six runs scored. Including […]

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Does This Team Have Any Fight Left?

An article by posted on August 12, 2016 0 Comments
Does This Team Have Any Fight Left?

Defeated. Emotionless. Beaten. These are all words you can use to describe the current state of the New York Mets ballclub. As the season starts to dwindle out of their grasps, is there any fight left in what looks like a lifeless team. After Thursday’s completion of a three-game sweep at the hands of the […]

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What Are Words For, When No One Listens Anymore?

An article by posted on August 11, 2016 0 Comments
What Are Words For, When No One Listens Anymore?

My lips are moving and the sound’s coming out. The words are audible but I have my doubts That you realize what has been said. You look at me as if you’re in a daze. It’s like the feeling at the end of the page When you realize you don’t know what you just read. […]

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Why It’s Time for the Mets to Fire Terry Collins

An article by posted on August 10, 2016 0 Comments
Why It’s Time for the Mets to Fire Terry Collins

Normally, you don’t fire someone who has turned a team around from losers to winners, nor do you fire the manager who brought you to the World Series the previous year. However, it’s time to fire Terry Collins. This isn’t said lightly. It was his ability to manage the clubhouse that kept the team together […]

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Alderson Plans To Discuss Extension With Red-Hot Neil Walker

An article by posted on August 10, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Plans To Discuss Extension With Red-Hot Neil Walker

It’s starting to feel like a broken record, but Mets second baseman Neil Walker did it again, blasting a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning to give the Mets a lead. And unsurprisingly, the Mets still lost the game. Overall it was Walker’s 20th home run of the season, but it was the seventh […]

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The 2016 Mets Rotation: Perception vs Reality

An article by posted on August 9, 2016 0 Comments
The 2016 Mets Rotation: Perception vs Reality

The Curse of Expectations: How Mets Rotation Is Perceived vs How Good It Actually Is New York Mets fans became aware of the incessant expectations set in place for their team’s starting rotation beginning early in Spring Training. All one had to do was google “Mets greatest rotation ever” to find discussion of the subject […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Avoid Sweep In Motown

An article by posted on August 8, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Avoid Sweep In Motown

3 Up  1.  Mr. Clutch  For the second time in a week, the Mets were able to avoid being swept because of the bat of Neil Walker. Yesterday, it was Walker who hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the ninth inning off of Francisco Rodriguez which gave the Mets a 3-1 lead. Walker has […]

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Can Mets Afford To Let Walker Walk?

An article by posted on August 8, 2016 0 Comments
Can Mets Afford To Let Walker Walk?

Just when it looked as if things couldn’t get bleaker for the Mets, Neil Walker rescued them Sunday afternoon with a two-run, ninth-inning homer. It wasn’t the first time Walker picked up the Mets by the scruff of the neck this season, and it made me wonder if Walker will be around to save them in 2017. […]

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Are The Mets A Playoff Team?

An article by posted on August 6, 2016 0 Comments
Are The Mets A Playoff Team?

Devin asks… How can anyone believe this Mets team is going to the playoffs? Last night, the baseball gods dealt the Mets some more bad news. Not only did they lose, but with the National winning again the Mets are now 9 games out of first place. Worse yet, the Dodgers, Cardinals, Marlins and Pirates […]

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Lucas Duda Bet On Himself… And Lost

An article by posted on August 5, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Bet On Himself… And Lost

In 2014 Lucas Duda broke out as a premier power hitting left-handed bat.  The move coincided with the Mets trading the man many wanted instead, Ike Davis.  After said trade, which was mostly made in part to Lucas’ impressive exit velocity numbers which trumped those of former 32 homerun and 90 RBI producing Ike Davis, […]

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Why Golfing On A Strained Quad is Detrimental to the Injury

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Why Golfing On A Strained Quad is Detrimental to the Injury

I would never think that this would be the topic at hand on August 4th in Mets-Ville, but I guess with the 2016 Mets if there is one thing we have learned is that you can not assume anything about this baseball team or about the way any injury is handled.  Yoenis Cespedes quad injury […]

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