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MMO Mailbag: Is This Team For Real?

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Is This Team For Real?

Jenn 23 asks… This is basically the same team as last year minus Zack Wheeler and Josh Edgin. How did they get so good? Or is this just a dream? Thanks for all you do and Let’s Go Mets! Rob replies… Hey, Jenn! Thanks for the question.  One major thing that differentiates this year’s team […]

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Morning Grind: Should Collins Have Walked Stanton?

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Should Collins Have Walked Stanton?

Giancarlo Stanton had another field day against the Mets on Wednesday as the Marlins beat the Mets by a score of 7-3. In addition to a pair of spectacular catches in right field robbing the Mets of two potential extra-base hits, Stanton had two more hits including a two-run home run and three runs driven […]

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Wally Backman Raves About His Middle Infielders Reynolds and Herrera

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Wally Backman Raves About His Middle Infielders Reynolds and Herrera

Triple-A manager Wally Backman has his team battling for the division again with the Las Vegas 51s one game out of first with a 12-8 record. Leading the offense for Backman are shortstop Matt Reynolds who leads the team with 21 RBI already this season. While his middle infield mate, second baseman Dilson Herrera is […]

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Communication Breakdown… Is Collins On Board With Flores As His Shortstop?

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Communication Breakdown… Is Collins On Board With Flores As His Shortstop?

I’ve never quite wrapped my mind around the notion that Terry Collins is the right manager for these NY Mets. I have my reasons, mostly grounded in my skepticism about his handling of a very young impressionable group that could benefit from a more patient and supportive hand … But while it’s hard to complain […]

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With Familia Dominating As Closer, Is Mejia Finished As A Met?

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
With Familia Dominating As Closer, Is Mejia Finished As A Met?

It’s been a few weeks since Jenrry Mejia was slapped with an 80-game suspension for testing positive for stanzolol, a performance enhancing drug. With Mejia out, and Bobby Parnell still working his way back from Tommy John surgery a year ago, 25 year old Jeurys Familia has had the reigns of closer bestowed upon him, […]

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How Good Is Dilson Herrera?

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
How Good Is Dilson Herrera?

Before Daniel Murphy blasted that epic home run in the Mets 3-1 victory over the Miami Marlins, there were many killing Murphy and some were even calling for him to be replaced by Triple-A second baseman who has been tearing it up in Las Vegas. Herrera, 21, has been a Top 100 prospect in baseball, […]

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With Conforto Crushing It In FSL, Promotion To Double-A Now Looming

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
With Conforto Crushing It In FSL, Promotion To Double-A Now Looming

Mets prospect Michael Conforto continues to demolish Florida State League pitching, so much so that Marc Carig of Newsday says the 2014 first rounder has put himself in line for a promotion about a month ahead of schedule. Conforto, 22, has been raking for Advanced-A St. Lucie and is wielding a .348/.439/.652 slash line with […]

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Scout Says Syndergaard Is Ready, But How Long Until He’s Pitching In Citi Field?

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
Scout Says Syndergaard Is Ready, But How Long Until He’s Pitching In Citi Field?

Being from Las Vegas, NV, I am still 300 miles from the nearest MLB ballpark; however, I’m just a mile or two away from the Triple-A Las Vegas 51′s home. I went to the first game of a double-header last night and watched Noah Syndergaard absolutely throttle the Albuquerque Isotopes over seven innings. Syndergaard’s fastball […]

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Juan Lagares Was An Unsung Hero In Mets Comeback Win

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Was An Unsung Hero In Mets Comeback Win

Lost in the thrill and excitement of the dramatic three-run homer by Daniel Murphy, was the booming double by Juan Lagares to get that ninth inning started. It was a huge moment that ignited what was to ensue. Lagares was down 0-2 in the count versus Marlins close Steve Cishek, but he battled back to […]

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MMO Original Feature: NY Media Changing Perception Of Mets At Snail’s Pace

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original Feature: NY Media Changing Perception Of Mets At Snail’s Pace

I’ve been running out of things to complain about with these 2015 Mets. It’s resulted in kind of a complaint deficit that I had to compensate for by griping about other stuff, like the lack of funding for the Near Earth Object program, or why an eagle would drop a large Northern Pike on my […]

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