Tag: 2014

MMO Game Thread: Red Sox vs Mets, 4:05 PM

An article by posted on August 29, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Red Sox vs Mets, 4:05 PM

The New York Mets (71-57) look to bounce back on Saturday afternoon after having their seven game winning streak snapped by the Boston Red Sox (59-69) in last night’s series opener. Getting the start for the Mets is right-hander Jacob deGrom (12-6, 2.26) who will oppose right-hander Joe Kelly (7-6, 5.18) for the Red Sox […]

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Eric Young Jr. Excited To Be Back With Mets

An article by posted on August 27, 2015 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Excited To Be Back With Mets

The Mets brought back Eric Young Jr. from the Braves last Saturday for cash and assigned him temporarily to Triple-A Las Vegas. He was hitting .248 with 23 steals in 67 games for Triple-A Gwinnett when he was with Atlanta. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, once rosters expand next Tuesday, Young is […]

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Conforto Understands That He Will Likely Be Demoted When Wright Returns

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Understands That He Will Likely Be Demoted When Wright Returns

Mike Puma of the NY Post says that Michael Conforto‘s luck is running out with David Wright nearing a return. Puma reports that Conforto already knows there’s a strong chance he’s the one the Mets send down when the team’s captain makes his expected return on Monday. “I understand the situation and I know that […]

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Mets Enjoying Huge Revenue and Attendance Spike, But…

An article by posted on August 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Enjoying Huge Revenue and Attendance Spike, But…

Mets chief revenue officer Lou DePaoli told Steven Marcus of Newsday that the team currently has the sixth-largest attendance increase of all MLB teams over last year’s figures. Through 56 home games this season, Mets attendance is up 10 percent over last year, DePaoli told Marcus. The Mets are averaging 30,253 fans per game, which is […]

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Blue Jays and Rockies Swap Jose Reyes and Troy Tulowitzki

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Blue Jays and Rockies Swap Jose Reyes and Troy Tulowitzki

In a stunning move, the Toronto Blue Jays acquired All Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins from the Colorado Rockies last night, in exchange for Jose Reyes, highly regarded pitching prospects  Jeff Hoffman and Miguel Castro, and one other minor league player to be named. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported the deal and also adds that Tulowitzki will pick […]

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Mets Shift Focus To Acquiring Late Inning Reliever

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Shift Focus To Acquiring Late Inning Reliever

Jon Heyman was a guest of Lori Rubinson on WFAN on Sunday night, and when asked what he felt the Mets would do before now and the trade deadline, he said he expects them to add a solid setup reliever like Tyler Clippard or other quality relievers that are out there and available. He likes […]

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Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From A’s

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From A’s

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Oakland A’s have shipped starter Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros for prospects RHP Daniel Mengden and highly regarded catcher Jacob Nottingham. The Astros had made no secret that they were ready to increase payroll to support the team’s playoff run and supplement their elite young talents. […]

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Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

I applaud Buster Olney of ESPN for the thorough summation of the state of the Mets and his conclusion that the inaction by Mets leadership has been inexplicable and inexcusable. Olney implored the Mets front office to be creative and try something different. “Do something. Add something. Get some help.” He points to the Washington […]

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Conforto and Nimmo Make Baseball America Top 50 Prospects

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto and Nimmo Make Baseball America Top 50 Prospects

Outfield prospects Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo have both made it onto Baseball America’s Midseason Top 50 Prospects rankings. Conforto, who checked in at No. 14, is up there with catching prospect Kyle Schwarber (No. 6) as the top college bats from the 2014 draft. Selected 10th overall out of Oregon State, Conforto is enjoying […]

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Ynoa And Gant Win Pitcher Of The Week Awards

An article by posted on July 6, 2015 0 Comments
Ynoa And Gant Win Pitcher Of The Week Awards

Gabriel Ynoa was named the Eastern League pitcher of the week by Milb.com. Ynoa fired a complete game shutout in his only start last week for Double-A Binghamton. He allowed one hit and struck out six batters during his dominant performance. A single he yielded in the 3rd inning was the only time a hitter […]

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