MMO Game Thread : Mets vs Marlins at 1:10 PM (Conforto Starts in CF)

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MMO Game Thread : Mets vs Marlins at 1:10 PM (Conforto Starts in CF)

Sunday, July 24, 2016 • 1:10 p.m. Marlins Park • Miami, FL LHP Steven Matz (7-6, 3.56) vs. RHP Jose Urena (1-1, 6.23) PIX11 • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets and Marlins close out their three game series this afternoon in Miami on Mike Piazza Hall of Fame induction day. The […]

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Zack Wheeler To Face Live Batters This Week

An article by posted on July 24, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler To Face Live Batters This Week

Latest Update – June 24 Right-hander Zack Wheeler is expected to throw to live hitters sometime this week, Terry Collins told reporters on Saturday. The expectation is that once Wheeler starts facing live batters, he would be able to begin a rehab assignment roughly 10 days later. While nothing is set in stone, Wheeler believes that […]

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What Could Have Been: Ichiro As A Met

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What Could Have Been: Ichiro As A Met

As the New York Mets conclude their three-game set against the Miami Marlins on Sunday, baseball fans continue to watch a 42-year-old hitting marvel, who is only four hits shy of reaching the elusive 3,000 hit club. What’s more amazing is that combined with the nine-years he spent with the Orix Blue Wave team in […]

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Was Jacob deGrom’s Drop In Velocity A Cause For Concern?

An article by posted on July 24, 2016 0 Comments
Was Jacob deGrom’s Drop In Velocity A Cause For Concern?

Jacob deGrom endured the second shortest outing of his career in Saturday’s 7-2 defeat at the hands of the Miami Marlins. His velocity also dipped, causing question marks to raise if he again may be having some type of issue with his lat. It was a night to forget for deGrom, who allowed fives runs […]

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Michael Conforto Plays Center Field For First Time In His Career

An article by posted on July 24, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Plays Center Field For First Time In His Career

Latest News – July 24 After a couple of weeks of deliberation about playing Michael Conforto in center field, Mets manager Terry Collins finally took the opportunity to play Conforto in center field in spacious Marlins Park on Saturday night. After coming in as a pinch-hitter and stroking a single in the sixth inning of last night’s […]

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DeGrom Falters In Mets 7-2 Loss To Marlins

An article by posted on July 23, 2016 0 Comments
DeGrom Falters In Mets 7-2 Loss To Marlins

The New York Mets (51-45) were defeated by the Miami Marlins (53-44) by a score of 7-2 at Marlins Park Saturday evening.  With a Washington Nationals win, the Mets will fall to six games back for the division lead. Pitching: Jacob deGrom was coming off arguably the best start of his entire career heading into […]

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Lucas Duda Joins Team In Miami, Still Weeks Away From Rehab Assignment

An article by posted on July 23, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Joins Team In Miami, Still Weeks Away From Rehab Assignment

Latest Update: July 23 Lucas Duda took ground balls at first base and swung a bat for the first time since sustaining a stress fracture in his back, this week. However, while visiting with the team on Saturday and participating in light workouts, Duda explained that he has only been tracking pitches and is still […]

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

An article by posted on July 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

Saturday, July 23, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Marlins Park • Miami, FL RHP Jacob deGrom (6-4, 2.38) vs. RHP Jose Fernandez (11-4, 2.53) PIX11 • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Today the Mets and Marlins play the marquee matchup of their three game set as Jacob deGrom, arguably the ace of the Mets […]

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Nine Potential Mets Bullpen Targets

An article by posted on July 23, 2016 0 Comments
Nine Potential Mets Bullpen Targets

Adding a middle reliever before the Aug. 1 trade deadline “has become a near certainty” for the Mets, according to what team officials have told Newsday’s Marc Carig. “The reality is as you move through the season, bullpens get taxed,” Mets assistant general manager John Ricco told Newsday. “Certainly, this year, we’re looking toward fortifying […]

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Commish, MLB Exploring Limiting Use Of Relievers

An article by posted on July 23, 2016 0 Comments
Commish, MLB Exploring Limiting Use Of Relievers

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred was on ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike Thursday and was presented with some ideas fans had about improving baseball. One such idea regarded restricting the use of relief pitchers and, well, here’s what Manfred said: “I am in favor of something like that. We (MLB) spend a ton of time on this issue in the […]

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This is the Jose Reyes the Mets Were Hoping For

An article by posted on July 23, 2016 0 Comments
This is the Jose Reyes the Mets Were Hoping For

The Mets gambled on bringing back Jose Reyes because they needed a leadoff hitter to spark their listless offense. What they envisioned came to fruition Friday night in Miami in what truly can be described as a must-win game. Reyes ripped three hits, scored two runs, drove in another, stole a base and had several […]

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