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Are Mets Loony to Let Loney Keep Hitting?

An article by posted on September 2, 2016 0 Comments
Are Mets Loony to Let Loney Keep Hitting?

James Loney is now hitting .260 on the year for the Mets, with only six homers and 24 RBIs in just under 300 at-bats. With a below-average walk rate of 4.7%, his OBP is .a low 302 and his .OPS this season is now .674, .which is 17% below average. His only somewhat solid glove […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The 2017 Mets “Walk Year” Season

An article by posted on September 2, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The 2017 Mets “Walk Year” Season

An MMO Fan Shot by The Metssiah Neil Walker’s 2016 season perfectly highlights the potential risks/rewards associated with contract years for players. In his 2016 “walk year”, Neil Walker was posting the best numbers of his professional career. His .282/.347/.476 slash line represents his highest ever. His 23 long balls tied a career high. Neil was stepping up […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Three From Fish

An article by posted on September 2, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Three From Fish

3 Up 1. CespedYES! In the opener on Monday night, the Mets got a very much needed quality start from recent call-up Rafael Montero. He and the entire Mets bullpen kept the Mets in that game, and in the 10th inning of a tie ball game, Yoenis Cespedes finished the job by launching a game winning homerun […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Is On the Best Run in Mets History

An article by posted on September 1, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Is On the Best Run in Mets History

No one, not even Sandy Alderson himself, knew the Mets were getting this Yoenis Cespedes when they acquired him at the trade deadline last year. In Cespedes’ first three seasons in the majors, he was a .263/.316/.464 hitter who averaged 24 homers and 87 RBI. He was a guy that had a lot of power, […]

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Fernando Salas Should Help the Mets

An article by posted on September 1, 2016 0 Comments
Fernando Salas Should Help the Mets

Like last year, the Mets acquired Addison Reed right before the August 31st trade deadline. He quickly assumed the seventh inning role for a pennant winner last year. This year, he has taken over the eighth inning, and he has been as good a setup man as there is in baseball. The problem is Reed and most […]

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These Kids Are Alright: Montero, Lugo, Gsellman Come Through For Mets

An article by posted on August 31, 2016 0 Comments
These Kids Are Alright: Montero, Lugo, Gsellman Come Through For Mets

From June 22 to August 3. Detroit’s rookie right-hander Michael Fulmer had five quality starts while winning seven consecutive starts. With the Mets swooning and Yoenis Cespedes dealing with injury, it was an opportune time for some media outlets to write about the young starter Mets GM Sandy Alderson gave up for the slugging left […]

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Mets Banking That Extra Rest Will Right Jacob deGrom

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Banking That Extra Rest Will Right Jacob deGrom

Jacob deGrom didn’t start last night because GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins believe he’s been off his last two starts – 13 runs on 25 hits – due to fatigue. Let’s hope they are right, because if it is anything else the Mets might be sunk. It’s staggering to think any pitcher could […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: The Veteran and The Rook

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: The Veteran and The Rook

The 2016 season for the New York Mets can be described as an insanely long and arduous roller coaster ride. Boarding the ride is the beginning of the season, giddy and excited for it to start and see where it takes you. Then you slowly make the climb up the old wooden planks, creeping higher […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

3 Up 1. Big Sexy’s Big Bat On Friday night Bartolo Colon was sharp through the first seven innings, only allowing run on two hits and eventually hitting a wall in the eighth inning. The big story however was Colon’s bat. Colon ended up going 2-3 including hitting a double and scoring two runs. Colon […]

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The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

One of the now forgotten storylines of the early part of the 2016 season for the Mets, was their futility against left-handed pitching. During their careers, both Curtis Granderson and Lucas Duda have mostly struggled against them, effectively neutralizing two of the team’s best bats in the lineup. Terry Collins ices a third when he refuses […]

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