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The Force Awakens: Duda’s A Big Part of Offensive Surge

An article by posted on April 28, 2016 0 Comments
The Force Awakens: Duda’s A Big Part of Offensive Surge

After a slow start to the season for many of the New York Mets, it seems they’ve found their groove over the last two weeks, having gone 9-2 before Wednesday night’s finale against the Cincinnati Reds. Most of the players in Mets lineup were off to slow starts to begin the year, including Yoenis Cespedes […]

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Week 4 Mets Pitching Review: DeGrom Wins In Return To Rotation

An article by posted on April 27, 2016 0 Comments
Week 4 Mets Pitching Review: DeGrom Wins In Return To Rotation

A review of the latest turn through the Mets’ starting rotation: Name Innings Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Quality Start? (Starts/QS) Matt Harvey (1-3) 5.0 7 2(2) 5 1 5.24 1.57 No (4/0) Steven Matz (2-1) 6.1 9 2(2) 8 0 5.40 1.47 Yes (3/2) Jacob deGrom (2-0) 5.2 8 […]

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Logan Verrett Extends Scoreless Streak To 15.1 Innings

An article by posted on April 27, 2016 0 Comments
Logan Verrett Extends Scoreless Streak To 15.1 Innings

Right-hander Logan Verrett tossed 2.0 scoreless innings of relief on Tuesday night to pick up his third win of the season – and second in as many days – in the Mets 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field. Verrett lowered his ERA to 0.55 for the season and has now tossed 15.1 […]

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The Z Files: Two Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Victory Over Reds

An article by posted on April 26, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Two Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Victory Over Reds

The New York Mets powered their way to another victory beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-3.  Logan Verrett snaked the win advancing his 2016 record to 2-0 after Antonio Bastardo allowed the tying run to score in the top of the seventh. Here are the two takeaways from last night’s victory. Michael Conforto:  3-for-3, 3 R, […]

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MMO Flashback: Mets Trade Rusty Staub

An article by posted on April 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Mets Trade Rusty Staub

In 1975, Rusty Staub had his best season ever for the Mets, batting .282/.371/.448 with 30 doubles, 19 home runs and 105 RBI. Then, in the offseason, for reasons few fans could understand, the Mets traded Staub to Detroit for veteran left-handed pitcher Mickey Lolich. Actually, the trade was Staub and AAA pitcher Bill Laxton […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A New York Mets Time Warp

An article by posted on April 22, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A New York Mets Time Warp

An MMO Fan Shot by by Laura (mookie4ever) I’ve always been fascinated with the science fiction concept of time travel, and its potential effect on the present if you went back in time and changed anything. Being a Trekkie as an idealistic kid, the Star Trek episodes that included time travel caught my attention the […]

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Week Three Mets Pitching Review: Matz and Bastardo Shined Bright

An article by posted on April 21, 2016 0 Comments
Week Three Mets Pitching Review: Matz and Bastardo Shined Bright

A review of the latest turn through the Mets’ starting rotation: Name Innings Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Matt Harvey (0-3) 5.2 6 5(5) 4 3 5.71 1.56 Steven Matz (1-1) 7.0 3 0(0) 9 2 7.27 1.50 Noah Syndergaard (2-0) 7.0 5 1(1) 8 2 0.90 0.95 Logan Verrett […]

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Featured Article: David Wright Is Still A Star

An article by posted on April 20, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: David Wright Is Still A Star

Since David Wright has put on a uniform, he has been a great player. He has become the face of the franchise, if not all of baseball. We’ve seen him overcome all obstacles. He overcame the original inane Citi Field outfield configuration. He overcame a broken back. He’s overcome bad players and managers. Through all of it Wright […]

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The Z Files: Mets Live & Die With the Long Ball

An article by posted on April 20, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Mets Live & Die With the Long Ball

The New York Mets took the lead in the top of the first inning for the fifth straight game setting the tone early in their 11-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.  The Mets hitters looked extremely comfortable in the batter’s box, taking aggressive swings at good pitches all game.  The result was eleven runs all […]

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Spectacular Lagares Leaping Catch Denies Franco Three-Run Homer

An article by posted on April 20, 2016 0 Comments
Spectacular Lagares Leaping Catch Denies Franco Three-Run Homer

If you needed any further evidence that the 2014 Gold Glove version of Juan Lagares was alive and well, last night’s home run-robbing catch against the Phillies may provide all the proof you’ll need. Lagares showed his vintage defensive form, leaping to snare a long drive by Maikel Franco and robbing him of a three-run […]

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