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Mets or Nats: Which Staff Is Really The Best?

An article by posted on 17/05/2016 0 Comments
Mets or Nats: Which Staff Is Really The Best?

I’ve been writing about the Mets pitching staff for MMO every week since the season began, as they make their regular turns through the rotation. Their potential has been consistently written about and that includes the bullpen, who John Harper of the Daily News recently picked as the best in the National League, fourth overall. […]

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NL East Showdown In Flushing: Why You Can Relax

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NL East Showdown In Flushing: Why You Can Relax

While much hoopla understandably surrounds the commencement of hostilities between the Mets and Nationals, the ultimate stakes in this impending battle will likely be far less monumental than the buildup would suggest.  This is, in the end, less about a first place finish than it is about a single game.  Or the lack thereof. Yes, […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: A Cuban Missile and a Norse God

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MMO Players Of The Week: A Cuban Missile and a Norse God

The New York Mets were off to a promising start last week, as they won Sunday’s game against the San Diego Padres 4-3, splitting the four game set. The Mets would take two of four games against their 2015 NLDS opponent the Los Angeles Dodgers, but were swept at the hands of the Colorado Rockies, […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Swept by Rockies

An article by posted on 16/05/2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Swept by Rockies

3 UP 1. K-Plaw Finding His Stroke He was beginning to find his stroke in the series down in San Diego, and that later continued into LA and carried over to Colorado. In the series against the Rockies he collected three hits along with three RBI and a double. Over the last ten games he […]

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Granderson Has Been Shift Out of Luck

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Granderson Has Been Shift Out of Luck

As you know, one prominent name that was missing from Sunday’s lineup against the Colorado Rockies, was that of right fielder Curtis Granderson. Manager Terry Collins gave his leadoff hitter the day off hoping that a two-day respite will help get Granderson out of the funk that has been plaguing him in recent weeks. Collins is […]

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Carlos Beltran Belts Home Run #400, Does Hall of Fame Beckon?

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Carlos Beltran Belts Home Run #400, Does Hall of Fame Beckon?

Carlos Beltran joined some rare company on Sunday afternoon, as his sixth inning two-run home run was also the 400th homer of his potential Hall of Fame career. Beltran, 39, joins a short list of switch-hitters who have 400 home runs in their career. Hall of Famers Eddie Murray, Mickey Mantle, and eventual inductee Chipper […]

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Now Pinch-Hitting For The Mets… Noah Syndergaard?

An article by posted on 14/05/2016 0 Comments
Now Pinch-Hitting For The Mets… Noah Syndergaard?

Manager Terry Collins made a very interesting comment about how he’ll use potential pinch-hitters in late game situations. No it wasn’t about Eric Campbell or Alejandro De Aza, the talk was about using one of his starting pitchers in such a role late in the game. Collins noted that there had been roughly five instances this […]

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Harvey Still Ineffective In Middle Innings, His Next Start Comes Against Nationals

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Harvey Still Ineffective In Middle Innings, His Next Start Comes Against Nationals

After a strong outing against the Padres, the middle innings came back to haunt Matt Harvey again, making for a miserable 5-2 loss for the Mets at Colorado’s cavernous Coors Field. The Mets bats that were muted by Clayton Kershaw on Thursday, barely made a peep off of Rockies rookie right-hander, Jon Gray, who unlike Harvey, […]

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Negative Reaction: Chase Utley Had His Way With The Mets

An article by posted on 13/05/2016 0 Comments
Negative Reaction: Chase Utley Had His Way With The Mets

After countless articles about how the Mets would retaliate against second basemen Chase Utley once they’d meet again, including lot’s of tough talk from half of the players in the Mets clubhouse, the just completed four game series against the Dodgers in Los Angeles ended without even a whimper. Before the series, Kristie Ackert of […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Another Series Split in LA

An article by posted on 13/05/2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Another Series Split in LA

3 Up 1. Magnificent Matz Steven Matz was sharp yet again in the series opener on Monday night, pitching six strong innings and allowing just six hits and two runs. Matz is now 5-1 on the year, and since he surrendered seven runs in 1 2/3 innings in his first outing of the year, Matz […]

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