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Considering Possible Third Base Solutions For Mets

An article by posted on June 2, 2016 0 Comments
Considering Possible Third Base Solutions For Mets

Can Flores Replace Wright At 3B If He Misses Considerable Time? Despite the spinal stenosis, David Wright was playing well in 2016.  He was hitting .226/.350/.438 with seven homeruns and 14 RBI.  He had hit homeruns in three straight games before it was discovered he had a herniated disc in his neck.  It was a […]

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Mets Monthly Review: May Day! May Day!

An article by posted on June 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Monthly Review: May Day! May Day!

May is in the rear view and the one third mark of the season is quickly approaching.  The Slogan for May as we examine the numbers? “Coulda Been Worse!”. The offense ranked last or close to it in most categories,  The most eye-popping trend to me is that the club averaged over nine strikeouts per […]

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June 1, 2012: Remembering Johan Santana’s No-Hitter

An article by posted on June 1, 2016 0 Comments
June 1, 2012: Remembering Johan Santana’s No-Hitter

Johan Santana took the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals four years ago today on June 1, 2012 and tossed one of the most memorable games in New York Mets history. It was a beautiful Friday night, and as a Mets fan, before every game you always think to yourself: “Maybe tonight will be the […]

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With D’Arnaud Nearing Return, Rivera Should Get Nod Over Plawecki As Backup

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
With D’Arnaud Nearing Return, Rivera Should Get Nod Over Plawecki As Backup

Adam Rubin of ESPN reports that Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud is nearing his first game action since April 25.  He has been on the disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain, and could finally begin a rehab assignment this weekend, putting him in line for a return next week. Yesterday, Matt Harvey may have turned his whole […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: A Switch-Hitter and A Southpaw

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: A Switch-Hitter and A Southpaw

As we head into the warmer months on the schedule, the New York Mets are looking to heat up themselves, trying to navigate through some injuries and under-performing players. The bats have remained inconsistent from game-to-game, relying heavily on the long ball still, while Manager Terry Collins tries to get some of his veteran bats […]

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Week 10 Mets Pitching Review: Matz Keeps Rolling

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
Week 10 Mets Pitching Review: Matz Keeps Rolling

A review of the latest turn through the Mets starting rotation: Name InningsThe Hits Runs (Earned Runs) Strikeouts Walks ERA (Season) WHIP (Season) Quality Start? Matt Harvey (3-7) 5.0 8 5(5) 1 2 6.08 1.69 No (10/3) Steven Matz (7-1) 8.0 4 0(0) 7 1 2.36 0.99 Yes (8/7) Jacob deGrom (3-1) 7.0 3 1(1) 7 […]

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Harvey Regains Rare Form In 1-0 Memorial Day Win

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey Regains Rare Form In 1-0 Memorial Day Win

The Dark Knight finally saw some light at the end of the tunnel with a two hit 1-0 shutout over the wilting Chicago White Sox. It may not have been the better team from the Windy City, but this victory was shades of vintage Matt Harvey, and for the first time in 10 starts, he […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Super Joe, the Mets’ Everyman

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Super Joe, the Mets’ Everyman

An MMO Fan Shot by Michael R. Ebert Before the days of the Dark Knight, Thor and Captain America, the New York Mets had a different kind of superhero: Super Joe McEwing. Unlike today’s crop of blue-and-orange heroes, McEwing’s super power was not dominance. In fact, he wasn’t even a starter. Rather, he was a […]

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Neil Walker Continues To Mash Left-Handed Pitching

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Continues To Mash Left-Handed Pitching

Prior to this year, one of the biggest knocks on Neil Walker was that even though he was a switch hitter, he oftentimes struggled from the right side of the plate. However, he’s put those criticisms to rest and is thriving as a right-handed hitter. Albeit in a smaller sample size, Walker, is batting to […]

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A Hometown Hero: Honor, Duty, And Being A Lifelong Mets Fan

An article by posted on May 30, 2016 0 Comments
A Hometown Hero: Honor, Duty, And Being A Lifelong Mets Fan

Webster Dictionary defines a hero as a person who is admired for great, brave acts and/or fine qualities. Synonyms include idol, luminary, demigod, and paragon.  For me, I have a different set of synonyms to assign to my hero, Captain Jophiel Philips.  They include friend, teammate, and brother. After transferring from Hofstra University following his […]

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