MLB First Basemen Reenact Lou Gehrig Farewell Speech

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MLB First Basemen Reenact Lou Gehrig Farewell Speech

With Friday marking the 75th anniversary of the farewell speech by Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees, Major League Baseball produced a tribute video featuring all 30 MLB first basemen to mark the occasion and raise awareness for ALS. Lucas Duda and the other first basemen reenact the stirring and powerful “Luckiest Man” speech […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 3, Mets 1

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 3, Mets 1

Braves Beat The Mets 3-1 To Complete Sweep  The New York Mets (37-48) took on the Atlanta Braves (47-38) tonight at Turner Field with Jacob deGrom squaring off against Julio Teheran. The Mets looked to salvage the final game of a three game series with their division rivals, before returning home after playing four out […]

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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

Losers of three straight, the Mets look to salvage a game in their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves.  First pitch in the finale is scheduled for 7:10 PM at Turner Field. Jacob deGrom (1-4, 3.62) looks for his second career win in his 10th major league start.  He is up against Julio Teheran (7-5, […]

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Mets Add Trio Of Venezuelan Shortstops

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Mets Add Trio Of Venezuelan Shortstops

Update- 4:30 p.m. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the Mets have agreed to terms with another Venezuelan shortstop, 15 year-old Kenny Hernandez, for $1 million. Hernandez is considered one of the top prospects in this year’s international pool, coming in at number 13 overall on Baseball America’s top 30 list. Here is a […]

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Mets Need the Willingness to Fail

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Mets Need the Willingness to Fail

As the Mets begin their 6th straight summer of “don’t call us, we’ll call you” caliber baseball, something has to change. The focus for this franchise has been shedding huge contracts, and building up the farm system and in reality – they succeeded in that feat. Whether players like Noah Syndergaard, Travis d’Arnaud or Zack Wheeler […]

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My American League All Star Team

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My American League All Star Team

The All-Star game is almost upon us and with that comes my annual two-post series revealing my picks, because I know you were all having trouble sleeping in anticipation. Well, fret no more. Voting ends at 11:59 PM ET on Thursday, but my votes are already in. Are yours? Votes are all subjective, of course, […]

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Ten Games Under .500, Nine Games Back

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Ten Games Under .500, Nine Games Back

After last night’s 5-4 loss to the Braves, the Mets are now 10 games under .500 for the first time this season and a season-high nine games out of first place. Terry Collins‘ plan is to attack the next eight games which includes five more against first place Atlanta. “So the idea is to go […]

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Collins’ Hot-Hand Mentality Is Sending Mixed Messages To His Players

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Collins’ Hot-Hand Mentality Is Sending Mixed Messages To His Players

It was interesting to hear Gary Apple and Bobby Ojeda discuss one of the things  I wrote about over the weekend, which was how this six-outfielder configuration was doomed to failure. Apple leads it off asking Ojeda, “We have to talk about Chris Young who suddenly got hot and had that two home run game […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

The Mets (37-47) lost to the Braves (46-38) by a score of 5-4 on Tuesday night in Atlanta. Daisuke Matsuzaka got the start for the Mets and was ineffective, giving up 5 runs on 7 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings, while striking out 5. Dice-K allowed the Braves to get on the board […]

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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

After a gut-wrenching loss to the Braves to open the series in Atlanta on Monday, the Mets will try to regroup tonight at Turner Field at 7:10 PM. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-2, 3.23) gets the assignment for the Mets and opposes left-hander Mike Minor (2-5, 4.50) for the Braves. Dice-K has a 2.61 ERA since September […]

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Collins: Possibility That Syndergaard Doesn’t Pitch For Mets This Season

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Collins: Possibility That Syndergaard Doesn’t Pitch For Mets This Season

Update by Joe D. Speaking with reporters at Turner Field in Atlanta this afternoon, manager Terry Collins said that there’s a possibility that Noah Syndergaard will not be added to the team at any point this season. When asked why, Collins replied: “Shit happens.” Wow… Syndergaard is 6-4 record with a 5.35 ERA this season […]

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Who Should Start in the Outfield and Why

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Who Should Start in the Outfield and Why

With the recent demotion of Wilmer Flores, the Mets front office made the decision to go with six outfielders on their active roster, and no one with any experience at shortstop other than current starter Ruben Tejada.  I’m actually glad that Flores is going down to be mentored by Wally Backman if he isn’t going […]

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