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Featured Post: If You Can Sign Only One, Murphy Or Cespedes?

An article by posted on September 3, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: If You Can Sign Only One, Murphy Or Cespedes?

Greg H. asks… If the Mets could keep and sign only one, who would you give an extension to: Daniel Murphy or Yoenis Cespedes? Connor replies… This is a really difficult question when you consider all of the moving pieces involved. Clearly, at least this year, Cespedes has been a drastically more valuable player than […]

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An MMO Original: Why The 2015 Mets Are Not The 2007 Mets

An article by posted on September 3, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: Why The 2015 Mets Are Not The 2007 Mets

Most of the time if I read some posts or blurbs I disagree with on other sites, I simply shake my head, laugh a little, and then forget about it. But every now and then you come across something that is so confounding and so counter to everything you believe in that you are forced […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Cespedes Has Made The Mets Offense Lethal

An article by posted on September 3, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Cespedes Has Made The Mets Offense Lethal

An MMO Fan Shot from Sgt. Kevin Belickis, USMC Entering play on July 31st, The New York Mets offense ranked at the bottom of the MLB at 3.56 runs per game. Let’s be honest with ourselves, they were horrible. They were three games over .500, but somehow just three games out of first place coming […]

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The Z Files: Seven Takeaways from Mets 9-4 Victory over Phillies

An article by posted on September 3, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files: Seven Takeaways from Mets 9-4 Victory over Phillies

All eight starting fielders for the New York Mets recorded a hit, including six Mets with multi-hit performances as the Mets took the rubber match of their three game series against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Mets remain 6.5 games ahead of the Washington Nationals in the National League East standings. Here are seven takeaways from […]

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Collins Says Impressive Rookie Michael Conforto Won’t See Any Starts Against LHP

An article by posted on September 3, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says Impressive Rookie Michael Conforto Won’t See Any Starts Against LHP

Another big night for impressive rookie Michael Conforto who his fifth home run in the third inning on Wednesday night, a two-run opposite field shot, and he extended his on-base streak to 15 games dating back  to August 15. Over his last 17 games, Conforto is hitting .400 (20-50) with five doubles, four home runs and […]

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Familia’s Unique Grip Working Wonders

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Familia’s Unique Grip Working Wonders

Whatever you want to call Jeurys Familia‘s new pitch, there is no denying that it works. A recent piece by Andy Martino of the Daily News detailed the backstory behind Familia’s new pitch and it might shed a little light on why it is coming in at such a high velocity. In the days since, […]

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The Z Files: Seven Takeaways from Mets 14-8 Loss to Phillies

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files:  Seven Takeaways from Mets 14-8 Loss to Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies jumped ahead to a 6-0 and stayed ahead of the New York Mets in their 14-8 victory last night. Here are seven takeaways from last night’s shellacking. Addison Reed Looking Sharp Although he allowed some hard outs, Reed showed a quick, corky and deceptive delivery, hiding the baseball well from hitters with […]

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Magic Number 26: Goodbye August, Hello September!

An article by posted on September 1, 2015 0 Comments
Magic Number 26: Goodbye August, Hello September!

Wow, what a month… After a convincing 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday, the New York Mets wrapped up the month of August with a record of 20-8. The last time the Mets had won 20 or more games in a month was back in August of 2000, 15 years ago. And we […]

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First Place Mets Have Arrived Earlier Than Experts Expected

An article by posted on August 31, 2015 0 Comments
First Place Mets Have Arrived Earlier Than Experts Expected

On this, the final day of August, the playoff races in each league and division have taken shape with a combination of obvious front-runners and competitive surprise teams. At this point in time, it’s safe to say that the Mets have made a statement in New York, the NL East and all of Major League […]

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The New and Improved Michael Cuddyer

An article by posted on August 31, 2015 0 Comments
The New and Improved Michael Cuddyer

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Michael Cuddyer. You may recognize the name from someone you knew back in June or July, but this is in fact somebody else entirely. It appears that a 3-week-long DL stint was exactly what Michael Cuddyer needed to finally get his season on track. During Sunday’s 5-4 win against the Boston […]

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