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Curtis Granderson Remains Red Hot, Blasts 20th Homer Of Season

An article by posted on August 13, 2015 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Remains Red Hot, Blasts 20th Homer Of Season

Curtis Granderson continues to rip the cover off the ball, blasting his 20th home run of the season in the fourth inning of Thursday’s 12-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. The two-run shot matched Granderson’s home run total from last year and now gives him eighth seasons of 20 or more home runs in his career. […]

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Pitching Analysis of Jacob deGrom Pivotal 5th Inning Battle Against Charlie Blackmon

An article by posted on August 13, 2015 0 Comments
Pitching Analysis of Jacob deGrom Pivotal 5th Inning Battle Against Charlie Blackmon

Stat Line:  7 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 10 SO, 4 BB Jacob deGrom threw the sharpest moving pitches of his season last night against the Colorado Rockies.  With a quick, compact pitching motion, deGrom used incredible hand speed attacking the Rockies hitters resulting in 10 strikeouts.  The most pivotal strikeout came in the bottom […]

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Mets Magic Number is 48, You’re Damn Right We Believe!

An article by posted on August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Magic Number is 48, You’re Damn Right We Believe!

On Tuesday night, the New York Mets shutout the Colorado Rockies by a score of 4-0 thanks to eight brilliant innings by Matt Harvey and some timely hitting. It was the team’s 10th shutout victory of the year and sixth at home. With the win and a Washington Nationals loss, the Mets opened up a 2.5 game […]

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Pitching Analysis of Matt Harvey vs Colorado Rockies

An article by posted on August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Pitching Analysis of Matt Harvey vs Colorado Rockies

Stat Line:  8 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 4 SO, 0 BB Matt Harvey amassed 19 strikeouts to zero walks, allowing only one run in 22.2 innings over his last three starts.  Currently, Harvey owns a 15 inning scoreless streak.  Harvey allowed only four hits against the Colorado Rockies, three of which were infield singles.  […]

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Collins: A Year Ago We Don’t Win This Game

An article by posted on August 11, 2015 0 Comments
Collins: A Year Ago We Don’t Win This Game

Terry Collins is sitting in a good spot these days. He no longer has to look at a lineup peppered with Triple-A and Quad-A players and wonder how he was going to score some late runs with his team down by one or two. He also doesn’t have to cringe when looking at his bench […]

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Kelly Johnson: You Hit Or You Sit?

An article by posted on August 11, 2015 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson: You Hit Or You Sit?

By now most of you have heard all about Terry Collins and his mantra of “either you hit or you sit,” and I don’t think there’s anyone among us who doesn’t applaud this. But as I said at the time, I wonder if Collins will really stick to it, especially knowing his affinity for giving […]

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Mets Can’t Look Past Rockies

An article by posted on August 10, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Can’t Look Past Rockies

On Monday night the Mets will welcome the Colorado Rockies into Citi Field as they begin a four game set that will lead them into this weekend’s showdown against the Wild Card leading Pittsburgh Pirates. The Mets will begin play 1 1/2 games ahead of the Nationals for the NL East lead. Here are the […]

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An MMO Original: The Mets’ Greatest Remaining Weaknesses

An article by posted on August 9, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: The Mets’ Greatest Remaining Weaknesses

The Mets are hot. There’s no denying that. But that is precisely why it’s time to play the Devil’s advocate; this whole “score 8 runs per game, make Terry look like a genius, do no wrong” type of play isn’t likely to show up in every one of the 53 games left in the regular […]

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Mapping Out the Mets Rotation to October

An article by posted on August 8, 2015 0 Comments
Mapping Out the Mets Rotation to October

While Terry Collins said his mapped out plan to manage the innings of Harvey, deGrom, and Syndergaard is under lock and key, I think I’ve picked the lock. I’ve mapped out the remaining 53 games and, barring injury, weather, or any other setbacks, I’ve figured out how the Mets can manage the remaining schedule, keep […]

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Seventh Heaven: A Mets Win For The Ages

An article by posted on August 8, 2015 0 Comments
Seventh Heaven: A Mets Win For The Ages

I think it was George Will who once said that people who think baseball is just a game probably think the Grand Canyon is just a hole in Arizona. When Abner Doubleday invented baseball on some sandlot in Cooperstown, New York over a century ago, I wonder if last night’s game between the Mets and […]

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