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MMO Players Of The Week: A Dark Knight Returns, A Granderson Sighting

An article by posted on June 13, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: A Dark Knight Returns, A Granderson Sighting

Another tough week for the Mets came and went during Sunday June 5th to Saturday June 11th. The Mets went 3-4 during that stretch, and yet again, had trouble driving runners in with less than two outs, a startling trend that seems to be taking place more and more as the season progresses. The Mets […]

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Week 12 Mets Pitching Review: Big Sexy Bests Them All

An article by posted on June 12, 2016 0 Comments
Week 12 Mets Pitching Review: Big Sexy Bests Them All

A review of the latest turn through the Mets starting rotation: Name InningsThe Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Quality Start? Steven Matz (7-2) 6.0 8 2(2) 8 2 2.69 1.11 Yes(10/7) Jacob deGrom (3-2) 6.0 6 3(3) 9 0 2.80 1.15 Yes (10/7) Noah Syndergaard (6-2) 6.0 7 3(2) 5 […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Started At Catcher On Saturday

An article by posted on June 11, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Started At Catcher On Saturday

Travis d’Arnaud started at catcher for the first time since he began his rehab assignment with Single-A St. Lucie last week. D’Arnaud, 27, went 2-for-4 with a run and two RBI while catching seven innings on Saturday. He’s expected to rejoin the Mets in 10-12 days barring any setbacks according to Terry Collins.  Original Report – […]

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Wilmer Flores Has Been Crushing It Since Taking Over At Third Base

An article by posted on June 11, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Has Been Crushing It Since Taking Over At Third Base

Coming into the season, the New York Mets were hoping that Wilmer Flores would transition into the role of a super utility player in the infield. He would be able to bounce to all four infield positions, with sights set on the corners especially. The Mets looked like they were going to have one of […]

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David Freese Is A Good Fit IF He’s Available

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
David Freese Is A Good Fit IF He’s Available

Despite the Pirates being in the thick of the Wild Card race, and there being no reason to expect for them to drop out of the race, Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball wrote that the Pirates could be willing to part with David Freese at the trade deadline.  Heyman believes Freese would be a nice fit […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

Major League Baseball will conduct day one of the 2016 First Year Player Draft on Thursday, June 9 at MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The event will air live on MLB Network and will be streamed on MLB.com at 7:00 p.m. ET. The New York Mets will have two picks (19, 31) […]

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Mets Avoid A Sweep Despite Defensive Woes, Flores Delivers Game-Winner

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Avoid A Sweep Despite Defensive Woes, Flores Delivers Game-Winner

(USA Today Sports) Despite a couple of Neil Walker defensive miscues, the Mets escaped a sweep by the skin of their teeth, finally breaking their nine game losing streak against the pesky Pittsburgh Pirates. With the bases loaded in the top of the 10th, Wilmer Flores dropped a pinch-hit single into center field for the […]

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What to Expect from the Mets vs Brewers

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
What to Expect from the Mets vs Brewers

At this point in the year, you never want to get your hopes up too high heading into a series. With that said, it is hard not to when you’re about to face one of the worst teams in the National League. The Mets and Brewers always serve up good battles and this coming set […]

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Mets Discussed Moving Walker To 3B, Promoting Herrera To Take Over 2B

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Discussed Moving Walker To 3B, Promoting Herrera To Take Over 2B

I thought I’d drop this information from Adam Rubin in this post because right to the heart of what David argued so well in this article this morning. “The Mets have internally discussed Neil Walker getting time at third base with Dilson Herrera at second base, and Walker told Collins he is on board, but […]

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The Mets’ Offensive Conundrum

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets’ Offensive Conundrum

This is not what any of us envisioned.  A crippled and one dimensional offense.  Two runs in the last 27 innings.  A lifeless sweep in a twin bill at the hands of two mediocre starting pitchers, a growing divisional deficit, and a return trip to October suddenly seeming uncertain. With almost 40% of the Mets’ […]

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