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MMO Fan Shot: No Need To Panic Because Of A Little Adversity

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: No Need To Panic Because Of A Little Adversity

An MMO Fan Shot by Jack Ganchrow “Mets no longer bold and confident, they look and sound desperate” – Matthew Cerrone, MetsBlog I’m a little disappointed at how some Mets fans are reacting to the first bit of adversity they’ve had this season. Any way you look at it, 15-8 is a very solid April […]

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Aces High at Citi Tonight

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Aces High at Citi Tonight

You’ve gotta love National League pitching. Especially when you get to see a marquee matchup like Madison Bumgarner vs. Clayton Kershaw twice in a week. Divisional rivalries are one thing, but when you’ve got two verifiable aces going head to head in a division matchup, is there anything better than that? Tonight, the Mets get […]

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Can Mets Afford To Keep Playing Flores At Shortstop?

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Can Mets Afford To Keep Playing Flores At Shortstop?

With another crucial error in yesterday’s game, is it time to move on from Wilmer Flores at shortstop? Flores botched a potential double play in the 4th inning, which allowed the Nationals take a 3-2 lead. The error was Flores’ 6th of the season, third most in the National League. Kristie Ackert of the Daily […]

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Should The Mets Trade For Jean Segura?

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Should The Mets Trade For Jean Segura?

Buster Olney recently spoke with an evaluator who suggested that the Mets should try and acquire SS Jean Segura from the Milwaukee Brewers. Though Olney affirmed that this is pure speculation, and that there are no active talks going on between the Mets and Brewers, he believes it makes a lot of sense. Segura had […]

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3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

3 Concerns To Keep An Eye On 1. Defense Holding On By A Thread The Mets are 5-7 on the road this year and the middle infield defense has played a large part in those results. Wilmer Flores and Daniel Murphy have shown signs of life at the plate, but aside from a few long […]

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NL East Shaping Up To Be A Three Horse Race

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
NL East Shaping Up To Be A Three Horse Race

With a divisional opponent like the Nationals coming to town for a four-game showdown, the Mets have an opportunity to really silence those early season fluke theorists and all-around doubters. Starting with reigning rookie of the year Jacob deGrom going up against Stephen Strasburg, the Mets will look to take advantage of Citi Field’s extensive […]

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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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