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Strikeouts Are Both A Concern And An Asset For Mets

An article by posted on June 3, 2015 0 Comments
Strikeouts Are Both A Concern And An Asset For Mets

During the past 30 days, only four other teams have struck out at a higher rate than the Mets. Mets’ hitters struck out in 23.2 percent of their plate appearances in this span, which is the fifth highest mark in the league. This problem has been magnified during the last two games against San Diego. […]

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Morning Grind: ASG Voting Shows Mets’ Lack of Star Power

An article by posted on June 3, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: ASG Voting Shows Mets’ Lack of Star Power

The Mets are hanging tough with the Nationals at the top of the division after two months of play. But unlike the last Mets team to win the NL East (2006), this year’s team doesn’t feature elite position players anywhere on the diamond. It’s not a coincidence that, while the ’06 Mets accounted for half […]

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Sherman: Did Mets Pass On Peralta Because Of Flores?

An article by posted on June 2, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: Did Mets Pass On Peralta Because Of Flores?

In his column for the New York Post yesterday, Joel Sherman implied that the Mets may have passed on Jhonny Peralta thinking that they had a “Jhonny Peralta lite” already on the roster in Wilmer Flores: But more and more, Flores is — of all things — Jhonny Peralta Lite. He is hitting homers and […]

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Murphy On a Roll, But With A Future Less Certain Than Ever

An article by posted on June 2, 2015 0 Comments
Murphy On a Roll, But With A Future Less Certain Than Ever

Daniel Murphy had another huge night at the plate in last night’s 7-0 win over the Padres. Murphy collected four hits in five at-bats, including his 13th double of the season and fourth home run. With the fantastic night at the plate, Murphy raised his batting line to .286/.337/.418, back to almost exactly what he’s […]

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Could Justin Upton, Martin Prado or Aroldis Chapman Work For Mets?

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
Could Justin Upton, Martin Prado or Aroldis Chapman Work For Mets?

With the Mets trying to reach the postseason for the first time since 2006, Joel Sherman of the NY Post  believes New York should be buyers at the trade deadline. In his article, Sherman lists four players he thinks they should target. Aroldis Chapman: Even though Sherman acknowledges that a trade for the Red’s dominating […]

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Looking At What Lies Ahead For Mets In June

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
Looking At What Lies Ahead For Mets In June

The Mets are 22-8 against .500 or lower teams, and 6-15 against teams over .500. The Mets started off the season as hot as anyone could have imagined. They had one of the best months of April in franchise history, which included an 11 game wining streak. After going 15-8 in the seasons first month, […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Lucas Duda Is An All-Star

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Lucas Duda Is An All-Star

What an interesting week this was. Just when we thought the Mets were about to take a nosedive after a absolutely brutal series against the Pirates, they turned it around. Granted, three of their four wins this week (they went 4-2 with an off day) were against the Phillies, but wins are wins and as […]

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This Date In Mets History: Johan Santana Tosses A No-Hitter

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
This Date In Mets History: Johan Santana Tosses A No-Hitter

Johan Santana took the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals three 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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Morning Grind: Mayberry Has Been A Disaster

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Mayberry Has Been A Disaster

On the bright side, John Mayberry only struck out once yesterday. After Mayberry went 0-for-4 to drop his average to .140 in Sunday’s series finale against the Marlins, Joe D asked me to dig up Mayberry’s splits. I did, but quickly found that there’s no way to spin it. Mayberry has been BAD. Mayberry has […]

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Bartolo Colon Is Tied For The Major League Lead In Wins

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Is Tied For The Major League Lead In Wins

After a solid start against the Miami Marlins on Sunday in which Bartolo Colon pitched seven strong innings, allowing three runs on six hits (and hitting an RBI double!), the 42 year old righty improved his record to 8-3 on the season. Those eight wins are tied with Felix Hernandez for the major league lead. […]

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