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Amazin Moments: Mets Trade For Felix Millan and George Stone

An article by posted on August 30, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin Moments: Mets Trade For Felix Millan and George Stone

I was on vacation in Japan when the Mets acquired Felix Millan in the winter of 1972. I found out about the trade – Millan and lefty pitcher George Stone from the Atlanta Braves for starting pitcher Gary Gentry and reliever Danny Frisella – via a tiny mention of it in the International Edition of […]

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Travis d’Arnaud is Quietly One of the Mets’ Main Pieces

An article by posted on August 29, 2015 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud is Quietly One of the Mets’ Main Pieces

It ain’t hard to tell that the New York Metropolitans are clicking, hitting on all cylinders, or doing whatever cliché fits your taste. What was a team totally – and I mean totally – reliant on their young, dominant pitching staff prior to the July trading deadline, is now a true team, capable of dominance […]

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The Z Files: Three Takeaways From Mets 6-4 Loss To Red Sox

An article by posted on August 29, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files: Three Takeaways From Mets 6-4 Loss To Red Sox

Matt Harvey left in the sixth inning with the lead but the Mets bullpen couldn’t hold the lead ending their seven game-winning streak.  The Mets were homerless for the first time in four games, once again manufactured runs and nearly winning the game with the bases loaded in the 10th inning. Here are three takeaways […]

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Matt Harvey Skips A Start, But Doesn’t Miss A Beat

An article by posted on August 29, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Skips A Start, But Doesn’t Miss A Beat

Despite having not pitched in 11 days, Mets right-hander Matt Harvey delivered six scoreless innings on Friday night against the Boston Red Sox. Harvey struck out eight batters in a solid 103 pitch effort and wanted to remain in the game, but manager Terry Collins thought otherwise and gave his ace the hook. “He wanted […]

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So Close No Matter How Far…

An article by posted on August 29, 2015 0 Comments
So Close No Matter How Far…

Couldn’t be much more from the heart… The only thing that kept last night from being anymore majestically epic than it was, was the Mets actually coming away with a win. But give the Mets applause for the way they almost came all the way back in what was an exhilarating tenth inning filled with […]

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Mets vs. Red Sox Series Preview: Who Stops The Offense?

An article by posted on August 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets vs. Red Sox Series Preview: Who Stops The Offense?

  Coming into this series the Mets (71-56, 42-21 Home) and Red Sox (58-69, 25-37 Road) are the two hottest hitting teams in all of baseball ranking #1 and #2 respectively in runs scored this month. The Mets have scored 155 runs in that span and the Sox with 144 runs scored in August. New […]

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The Z Files: Six Takeaways from Mets 9-5 Victory over Phillies

An article by posted on August 28, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files: Six Takeaways from Mets 9-5 Victory over Phillies

The New York Mets are no longer proving they are a resilient team.  They are a resilient team. As noted in yesterday’s article, the Mets are manufacturing runs in addition to their homeruns.  This is common trait in championship teams.  Although championship teams hit homeruns, more importantly they succeed situationally hitting, moving runners over and sacrificing […]

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We May Be Witnessing The Birth Of Our First Ever Mets Dynasty

An article by posted on August 28, 2015 0 Comments
We May Be Witnessing The Birth Of Our First Ever Mets Dynasty

It’s astonishing, every single day the Mets are finding new ways to win. It used to be the exact opposite, but now it’s pretty safe to say that these Mets are an unstoppable force. For those fans who never stopped believing and saw this coming there’s no greater reward, and for the other fans who […]

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Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom: Baseball’s Next Great Dynamic Duo?

An article by posted on August 27, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom: Baseball’s Next Great Dynamic Duo?

We’re all familiar with the many unique aspects that make Baseball the true National Pastime. The game can conceivably go on forever. It’s the only sport where the defense has the ball. The team trying to score is outnumbered 9 to 1. My personal favorite is that it’s a team sport based around a collection […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Met Fans

An article by posted on August 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Met Fans

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love of Fair and Unbalanced My two daughters are the kind of socially conscious, progressive thinking, organic eating, nature loving children that one would expect from being born and raised in Berkeley, California.  They are Bay Area kids in just about every way.  But when it comes to professional […]

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