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The Secret To Bartolo Colon’s Success

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
The Secret To Bartolo Colon’s Success

Bartolo Colon has a secret, but not for long. When the New York Mets signed Colon to a two-year, $20 million deal prior to the 2014 season, fans and the media scoffed at investing in an aging veteran pitcher. Colon is now 41, but honestly, his physique suggests he’s closer to 55. What we saw — […]

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Lucas Duda Proving Doubters Wrong With Success Against Lefties

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Proving Doubters Wrong With Success Against Lefties

In yesterday’s start against Cub’s lefty Travis Wood, Lucas Duda continued to thrive against southpaws. Duda hit a double and a single in three at-bats off of Wood, who’s held left handed batters to a .216 average during his career. Duda now has his slash line up to .410/.452/.615 with two home runs against lefties […]

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Collins Should Look In The Mirror Before Pointing Fingers At Players

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Should Look In The Mirror Before Pointing Fingers At Players

It was a forgetful time in Chicago for the Mets after losing to the Cubs again on Thursday afternoon to get swept in a 4 game series. After losing the night before on a bases loaded walk, Thursday was just as excruciating maybe more. The Mets blew a 5-1 lead and gave up the winning […]

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Getting to Know Johnny Monell

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Getting to Know Johnny Monell

When the Mets return home to Citi Field on Friday after their worst series of the season we will see a new face behind the dish. On May 4th the Mets called up Catcher Johnny Monell from Triple A Las Vegas and he has already made his presence known as a left handed bat off […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Collin McHugh Is Easy To Root For

An article by posted on May 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Collin McHugh Is Easy To Root For

An MMO Fan Shot by Jack Ganchrow As the old saying goes the first one is always the hardest. Collin McHugh learned that the hard way going 607 days before getting his first major league win. Between coming out of the bullpen and starting, McHugh lost his first eight decisions across his first two seasons. It […]

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Jon Niese is Moving Up the All-Time Mets Ranks

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Niese is Moving Up the All-Time Mets Ranks

He’s a back end of the rotation guy and certainly not someone who attracts the kind of attention of Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard. His future in the Mets organization is uncertain beyond 2015 despite being under contract for $9.05 million for 2016 with club options for 2017 and 2018. Despite being one […]

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Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets have not yet written off Wilmer Flores as their No. 1 shortstop. However, he adds that the consensus among in-the-know observers is that at some point they will need to pull the trigger and obtain a top-tier shortstop if they truly plan to capitalize on […]

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Syndergaard Steps Onto The Big Stage Tonight

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Steps Onto The Big Stage Tonight

Just as they were with Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, don’t look for the Mets to bring up Noah Syndergaard for a spot start. Once he’s here, unless he really spits the bit, he’s not going anywhere. Like everybody else, I’m excited to see him pitch, just as I was when Harvey and Wheeler first […]

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MMO Players of the Week: An Unconventional Week for an Unconventional Team

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: An Unconventional Week for an Unconventional Team

Alright, this is better. After losing three series in a row, the Mets got over the minor hiccup by winning their next two. Although a series of two games shouldn’t really count as a series, I’ll take any sort of uplifting stat that I can. Now, this week was special in that not only were […]

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Pineda vs Harvey: A New York Baseball Tradition Continues

An article by posted on May 11, 2015 0 Comments
Pineda vs Harvey: A New York Baseball Tradition Continues

One of the things that makes New York Baseball so compelling and fun to follow is the great rivalry between National and American League teams. In the 40s and 50s the Yankees and Dodgers were like the Hatfields and McCoys even though the only time they faced each other were when they both made the […]

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