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Scott Boras Approves Of Mets Six-Man Rotation

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
Scott Boras Approves Of Mets Six-Man Rotation

Joel Sherman of the NY Post argues that it’s a mistake for the Mets to use a 6 man rotation. The Mets’ plan is to limit the amount of innings for their starters, especially Matt Harvey‘s since it’s his first year back from Tommy John surgery. While Sherman understands that the Mets want to be cautious […]

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Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

The Mets beat the Phillies yesterday afternoon, but they are still struggling. Their pitching has become suddenly inconsistent and their offense is practically nonexistent. Here are a few things that I think, while risky, could turn things around. Call up Steven Matz Steven Matz is killing it in Triple-A right now. He currently owns a […]

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Gavin Cecchini Displaying Solid Skills For Binghamton

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Gavin Cecchini Displaying Solid Skills For Binghamton

It was a draft pick viewed skeptically by many New York Met fans and openly derided by several more in the media when GM Sandy Alderson and his player development team selected Gavin Cecchini as their number one draft selection in the 2012 draft.  Following a philosophy that favored baseball talent out of high school, […]

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Why Do Mets Have Such An Inordinate Amount Of Injuries?

An article by posted on May 25, 2015 0 Comments
Why Do Mets Have Such An Inordinate Amount Of Injuries?

The following is a conversation between Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez that I transcribed from Sunday’s Mets vs Pirates broadcast. The two of them spent about 15 minutes discussing why Mets players suffer so many injuries to their muscles, joints and ligaments. Gary: For all that this Mets organization has done to minimize injuries, including […]

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Wright Shutdown Again With Sore Back

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Shutdown Again With Sore Back

The team just announced that David Wright has suffered another setback and has been shutdown for the second time this month due to a sore back. Assistant general manager John Ricco told reporters that the injury has been identified as spinal stenosis – a narrowing of the spinal column. Doctors have made it clear that only […]

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This Date in Mets History: Mike Piazza Becomes a Met

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
This Date in Mets History: Mike Piazza Becomes a Met

17 years ago today, Mike Piazza became a New York Met after the Florida Marlins swapped him for Preston Wilson, Geoff Goetz, and Ed Yarnell. Little did both General Managers know, this trade would create a New York icon. I am a Mets fan of the millennium, so it was only natural that Mike Piazza […]

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Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

There is no way around it: Over the past two weeks, Bartolo Colon has been dreadful. Over that span, he has made three starts, allowing 19 runs (17 earned) on 26 hits in just 15.1 innings. His last two starts have been especially bad, with Colon allowing six and then nine runs. Last night, he […]

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The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

Exit velocity reminds me of a roommate I had who once decided to chase a full turkey dinner with a Domino’s Hawaiian and a six-pack. He was in a recliner across the room making gurgling noises. I look up and realize the noises were coming from his belly, which was moving — on it’s own, like […]

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Collins Responds To Calls To Fire Him

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Responds To Calls To Fire Him

I was a little dumbfounded when I logged on to see what was churning on Mets Twitter Tuesday morning and was smacked in the face by an article by Joel Sherman practically daring the front office to fire Terry Collins and another post by MetsBlog saying the Terry Watch was back on. I was like […]

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MMO Special Feature: Mets Have Lost Third Most Days To DL

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Special Feature: Mets Have Lost Third Most Days To DL

I decided to do a little research yesterday after learning Dilson Herrera was heading to the DL. Not to make any excuses because bad baseball is bad baseball anyway you slice it, and excuses are for losers, but… The number of players the Mets have lost to the major league disabled list this season is […]

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