Rowen, Taijeron, Cecchini, Reynolds, Goeddel Cut From Camp

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Rowen, Taijeron, Cecchini, Reynolds, Goeddel Cut From Camp

Per multiple sources including James Wagner of the New York Times, the Mets have made the next round of cuts from camp. Pitchers Ben Rowen and Erik Goeddel, infielders Gavin Cecchini and Matt Reynolds, and outfielder Travis Taijeron have been sent to the Minor Leagues. As the bullpen competition gets tighter, cutting Rowen surprised me. He was […]

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Sports Illustrated Predicts Mets Lose To Cubs In 2017 NLDS

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Sports Illustrated Predicts Mets Lose To Cubs In 2017 NLDS

Sports Illustrated has predicted that the Dodgers will beat the Indians in the 2017 World Series. They also predict that while the Mets beat the Giants in the NL Wild Card game, they will lose to the Cubs in the NLDS. Here are the rest of their predictions: AL Wild-Card: Mariners over Rangers NL Wild-Card: Mets over […]

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MMO Exclusive: Relief Prospect Paul Sewald Setting Himself Up For Success

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MMO Exclusive: Relief Prospect Paul Sewald Setting Himself Up For Success

He is doing what he always does, what has elevated his professional baseball game from one level to the next. Paul Sewald is throwing strikes. From his earlier times on the pitching mound Sewald has understood the value of throwing strikes. Like he has over his minor league career, this spring he is using his […]

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Morning Briefing: Matz And Wheeler Take The Mound, Bruce Turns To Analytics

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Morning Briefing: Matz And Wheeler Take The Mound, Bruce Turns To Analytics

Good Morning Mets Fans. The Metropolitans enjoyed a day off on Tuesday but are right back at it today as they take on the Miami Marlins at 1:05 PM ET at First Data Field. Steven Matz will start the game for New York and will be opposed by Scott Copeland of the Marlins. Zack Wheeler […]

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WBC Game Thread: Japan vs United States, 9:00 PM

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WBC Game Thread: Japan vs United States, 9:00 PM

The United States will play its first World Baseball Classic semi-final game in eight years on Tuesday night as they look to defeat Japan and advance to the Championship Game and play Puerto Rico. Tonight’s contest will be played at Dodger Stadium and televised on MLB Network at 9:00 PM. The United States will send […]

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Legendary Bulls GM Jerry Krause Also Scouted for the Mets

An article by posted on 21/03/2017 0 Comments
Legendary Bulls GM Jerry Krause Also Scouted for the Mets

When news of Jerry Krause’s passing at 77 made its waves through the internet today, fans and media figures alike wasted no time sharing fond memories of his . Krause led the Bulls from 1985-2003, building all six of the team’s championship squads. A lot of common memories fans shared of Krause include the Scottie […]

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So You Think You Know The Mets: FIP, FIP Hooray!

An article by posted on 21/03/2017 0 Comments
So You Think You Know The Mets: FIP, FIP Hooray!

Over the next few weeks I’m going to challenge you with questions that veer a little bit into the Sabermetric side of things or as I like to call them Advanced Metrics. Nothing too crazy, but these are stats I incorporate quite liberally in my articles the last few years. FIP or Fielding Independent Pitching […]

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‘I Don’t Know’ is on Third

An article by posted on 21/03/2017 0 Comments
‘I Don’t Know’ is on Third

Abbott: Strange as it may seem, they give ball players nowadays very peculiar names. Costello: Funny names? Abbott: Nicknames, nicknames. Now, on the St. Louis team we have Who’s on first, What’s on second, I Don’t Know is on third … With less than two weeks until Opening Day at Citi Field, if you ask New York Mets […]

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Despite Impressive Spring, Montero A Longshot To Make Opening Day Roster

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Despite Impressive Spring, Montero A Longshot To Make Opening Day Roster

Somehow, Mets reliever Rafael Montero managed to navigate himself through the long offseason without getting himself cut from the 40-man roster, despite a couple of close calls. Now it appears that the one-time top pitching prospect is rewarding the front office’s continued faith in him, and even manager Terry Collins is liking the new and improved […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Will Matt Harvey Be Ready For Opening Day?

An article by posted on 21/03/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Will Matt Harvey Be Ready For Opening Day?

Today I am joined by John Delcos of the New York Mets Report to talk about the spring training struggles of Matt Harvey. Will he be ready for opening day? Should the Mets leave Harvey behind in extended spring training? Hear John and I give our thoughts on this topic and other Mets news.   […]

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