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2016 Mets First Half Awards!

An article by posted on July 13, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets First Half Awards!

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: YOENIS CESPEDES Yoenis Cespedes is my clear cut choice for M.V.P. of the first half for the Mets. Think about where the Mets would be without La Potencia’s bat in the middle of this lineup! Cespedes leads all Met hitters in home runs (21), runs batted in (52), hits (87), and runs […]

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Amed Rosario Continues to Impress

An article by posted on July 12, 2016 0 Comments
Amed Rosario Continues to Impress

The Futures Game is always a fun exhibition to watch, mainly because the competition is taken more seriously than that of the MLB All Star Game. These young prospects are on the biggest of stages, among former big league stars and Hall of Famers who participate in the events and serve as honor y coaches […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Drop Series to Nats, Fall Six Games Back

An article by posted on July 11, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Drop Series to Nats, Fall Six Games Back

3 Up  1. Jose, Jose, Jose Amidst all of the controversy with his return to the Mets, Jose Reyes has been solid at the leadoff spot, collecting five hits this series including three home runs and three RBI. Reyes has started every game since joining the team, and looks as though he is settling in […]

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Collins Says Syndergaard Will Pitch In All Star Game

An article by posted on July 8, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Says Syndergaard Will Pitch In All Star Game

A quick update on comments Terry Collins made this afternoon regarding who he will start in the All Star Game next Tuesday in San Diego. Noah Syndergaard will indeed pitch in the All Star Game. “He deserves it and the world needs to see him,” Collins said.”The world needs to see him” As for who […]

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Do We Really Know Wilmer Flores?

An article by posted on July 8, 2016 0 Comments
Do We Really Know Wilmer Flores?

Reading through an old scouting report on Wilmer Flores that was written prior to his debut back in 2013, it becomes immediately apparent that his future value was rather transparent for a prospect.  Despite knowing his strengths and weaknesses, the Mets front office has spent the last four seasons shifting the always cooperative cult icon all over the diamond. The former […]

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A Historic Perspective of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in MLB

An article by posted on July 7, 2016 0 Comments
A Historic Perspective of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in MLB

Sandy Alderson spoke to the media Thursday afternoon and revealed that Matt Harvey has been diagnosed with symptoms most likely related to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Baseball fans have become very familiar with Tommy John surgery that is required when pitchers tear their ulnar collateral ligament. However, many aren’t familiar with this injury and it’s place […]

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Jeurys Familia Could Smash Single-Season Saves Record

An article by posted on July 7, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Could Smash Single-Season Saves Record

Jeurys Familia tied the Mets’ single-season saves record last season. This year, he seems poised to break it. The Mets All Star closer has already collected 30 saves in 86 games this season and will need just 14 saves over the final 76 games of the season to break the all-time franchise record. ESPN.com currently projects him […]

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Cespedes’ Home Run Got Mets’ Offense Going

An article by posted on July 5, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes’ Home Run Got Mets’ Offense Going

The Mets were just swept by the Nationals. A week before they were swept by the lowly Braves. They had lost 11 of their last 17 games and were in a stretch where they had scored only nine runs over their past five games. Then the Mets came home to Citi Field to host the […]

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Has Kevin Long Unlocked James Loney’s Power

An article by posted on July 2, 2016 0 Comments
Has Kevin Long Unlocked James Loney’s Power

In many ways it is fitting that James Loney was assigned the number 28 by the Mets.  Loney is a left-handed contact hitter that has been pressed into action at first base after the Mets lost Lucas Duda to a back injury.  Throughout their careers, Loney and Daniel Murphy have been very similar hitters. Coming into this season, Loney […]

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Mets Monthy Review: More Than A June Swoon

An article by posted on July 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Monthy Review: More Than A June Swoon

June is over, thankfully, and the Mets are rapidly approaching the half way mark of the season which they will eclipse after Sunday’s series finale with the Chicago Cubs.  It was quite the underwhelming month with very few positive story lines to highlight. The offense continues to rank last or close to it in most […]

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Week 15 Mets Pitching Review: Don’t Forget About deGrom

An article by posted on July 1, 2016 0 Comments
Week 15 Mets Pitching Review: Don’t Forget About deGrom

A review of the latest turn through the Mets starting rotation: Name Innings Hits Earned Runs Strikeouts Walks ERA WHIP Quality Start Matz (7-3) 4.1 9 6(6) 0 0 3.29 1.19 No (13/8) DeGrom (3-2) 8.0 7 0(0) 6 1 2.67 1.12 Yes (13/10) Colon (6-3) 7.0 6 1(1) 2 1 2.86 1.17 Yes (15/9) Syndergaard […]

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