Tag: 2014

Word Around MLB Is Katz Urged Wilpon To Sell The Team

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Word Around MLB Is Katz Urged Wilpon To Sell The Team

May 19 Updating last week’s report that Mets co-owner Saul Katz was looking to sell his interest in the franchise, a claim that was refuted by the team, Josh Kosman of the New York Post writes: Word around Major League Baseball is that Katz recently tried unsuccessfully to persuade brother-in-law and fellow owner Fred Wilpon that they […]

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2014 MLB Draft: Law Tabs Newcomb With Mets 10th Pick

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
2014 MLB Draft: Law Tabs Newcomb With Mets 10th Pick

The 2014 MLB Draft will take place from June 5th-7th, with our Mets holding the 10th overall pick in what is considered a deep draft. Earlier this month Baseball America had the Mets selecting college outfielder Michael Conforto. On Thursday, ESPN‘s resident draft and minors guru Keith Law released his first mock draft. With their 10th overall selection, Law projected […]

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Murphy Among The Elite At Second Base

An article by posted on May 14, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Among The Elite At Second Base

Daniel Murphy continued his offensive onslaught on Tuesday night, blasting a three-run homer to help defeat the Yankees 12-7 in the Bronx. He is now batting .320 after a productive two nights at Yankee Stadium. “He’s gotten hot, and when he gets hot, he is a good hitter,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. “He’s got power, he’ll […]

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Familia Could Replace Farnsworth As Mets Closer

An article by posted on May 12, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Could Replace Farnsworth As Mets Closer

It seems like eons since the Mets were back in Spring Training given all the ups and downs we’ve endured during the first two months of the regular season. One of the players I was very excited about for the upcoming 2014 season, was starter-turned-reliever, Jeurys Familia. The hard-throwing 24-year old came into camp fresh […]

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Mets Promote Eric Campbell, Expected To Start At First Base Tonight

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Promote Eric Campbell, Expected To Start At First Base Tonight

9:20 AM Terry Collins told reporters he expects Lucas Duda to be unavailable again on Saturday as he continues to recover from a bad case of food poisoning that required hospitalization on Friday. This means that Eric Campbell could make his major-league debut against the Phillies tonight at first base. 12:30 AM The New York […]

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Vic Black Strikes Out The Side, Lowers His ERA To 0.68

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Vic Black Strikes Out The Side, Lowers His ERA To 0.68

May 8 A day after Vic Black took over the closing duties from Jeff Walters for Triple-A Las Vegas, the hard-throwing righty struck out the side on Wednesday night and picked up his fourth save of the season. He has now gone four consecutive appearances without issuing a walk and his ERA has improved to 0.68 for the […]

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Four Mets Prospects Crack Sickels’ Top 150

An article by posted on May 2, 2014 0 Comments
Four Mets Prospects Crack Sickels’ Top 150

John  Sickels, who does an incredible job over at MinorLeagueBall.com released his updated Top 150 Prospects list today. The list features four Mets prospects. #18 Noah Syndergaard, RHP (Grade: A-) The big Texan known as Thor has spent the entire 2014 season in Triple-A Las Vegas and has pitched with less than dominant results. The numbers are surely […]

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Amazin’ Backup Plan: Mets Improve To 6-0 When Recker Starts

An article by posted on April 29, 2014 0 Comments
Amazin’ Backup Plan: Mets Improve To 6-0 When Recker Starts

Once again, backup catcher Anthony Recker found himself on the receiving end of another masterful pitching performance – this time by Dillon Gee – who tossed eight shutout innings in the Mets 4-0 win against the Marlins on Sunday. With yesterday’s performance, Recker lowered his Catcher’s ERA to 2.54, the eighth-best mark in the majors […]

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

An article by posted on April 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets are back at Citi Field on Friday night to begin a 10-game homestand against the Atlanta Braves. Jon Niese (0-1, 3.46) will make his third start of the season for New York and will be opposed by Aaron Harang (2-1, 0.96) for Atlanta.  Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Appreciating Gonzalez Germen

An article by posted on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Appreciating Gonzalez Germen

Good morning, Mets fans! Another nice win last night. A stress-free win, for once. The only blemish on our victory was Jenrry Mejia having to leave early with a torn blister, but considering Mejia’s luck with injuries, I’ll settle for a torn blister any day of the week with that guy. Anyway, my post this […]

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