First Base Follies To Continue

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First Base Follies To Continue

Despite Ike Davis starting on Thursday night against the Braves and starter David Hale, Terry Collins insists that Lucas Duda is still the starting first baseman and will continue to get the bulk of the playing time. “We made a decision and you don’t have much credibility if you keep changing your mind every other day because somebody goes 2-for-4,” […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Juan!!!

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MMO Morning Grind: Juan!!!

Good morning, Mets fans! Great win last night. Juan Lagares is on my mind after getting the game-winning hit to help us beat the Braves, so let’s talk about him, and see if I can get through this entire article without making Juan single pun. Wait, never mind. During the offseason and throughout spring training, […]

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Mejia and Recker Could Become Super Two Eligible

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Mejia and Recker Could Become Super Two Eligible

Jenrry Mejia and Anthony Recker could be Super Two eligible at the end of the season according to MLB Trade Rumors. This means that both players could be eligible for salary arbitration one year earlier than usual based on their service time. Currently, Mejia’s service time is at 1.14, while Recker comes in at 1.128. Arbitration typically […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Braves 4

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Braves 4

The Mets (4-5) took the rubber game of the series in Atlanta, beating the Braves (5-4) by a score of 6-4 on Thursday night. Jenrry Mejia took the ball for New York in his second start of the season, while David Hale got the call for Atlanta. The Mets drew first blood when Eric Young […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves , 7:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves , 7:10 PM

The New York Mets will try to pick up their second consecutive series win when they take on the Atlanta Braves on Thursday at 7:10 p.m. at Turner Field. Despite last night’s loss, the Mets have won three of their last five games Jenrry Mejia will make his second start of the season for the Mets and will be […]

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Backman Says Tempo Was Issue During Syndergaard’s Start

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Backman Says Tempo Was Issue During Syndergaard’s Start

1:30 PM Just a quick update on this as Noah Syndergaard and manager Wally Backman both commented to the Las Vegas Review-Journal about last night’s performance.   Wally Backman: “His tempo was way too slow tonight, especially early in the game. He got better as the game went on but there were times he was 20-plus seconds […]

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Concerns Mounting As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

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Concerns Mounting As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

After Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, the Mets are hitting .190 as a club and have struck out 79 times through eight games. “The issue is, no matter what the count is, we’re not doing any damage with pitches,” manager Terry Collins said. “We’re hitting groundballs to short. We’re hitting routine fly balls to […]

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Mets Can Send Lannan To Minors Without His Consent

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Mets Can Send Lannan To Minors Without His Consent

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, before John Lannan was added to the Opening Day roster, the Mets had the southpaw sign an “advance consent” waiver. That means Lannan pre-authorized the Mets to send him to the minors at any point during the first 45 days of the season — which also would negate […]

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From Left Field: Playing A ‘Perfect Game’ Is Too Much To Ask

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From Left Field: Playing A ‘Perfect Game’ Is Too Much To Ask

We all know what a perfect game is. 27 up, 27 down. But a “perfect” game can also be when a team excels in all aspects of the game in the same night: pitching, hitting and defense. When a team plays a “perfect” game, they usually win. It’s pretty simple, since if all three aspects […]

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The Newest Mets Killer, Freddie Freeman

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The Newest Mets Killer, Freddie Freeman

Mark Simon of ESPN New York writes about the latest Mets Killer, Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman. Freeman’s two RBIs on Wednesday gave him 37 in 38 games against the Mets over the last three seasons. That’s by far the most in the majors over that span. Next-closest is Ryan Zimmerman and Adam LaRoche with 25. Freeman’s slashline […]

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