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MMO Players of the Week: Just Juanderful

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Just Juanderful

Well, this kind of sucks. I was hoping that the David Wright and Travis d’Arnaud injuries wouldn’t burden this team too much, but lately it’s been clear that they can’t continue to fend for themselves much longer without two of their key pieces. Luckily, their return isn’t too far off in the distance: Wright resumed […]

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Another Jeff Wilpon Controversy, Pedro Slams COO In Tell All Book.

An article by posted on May 2, 2015 0 Comments
Another Jeff Wilpon Controversy, Pedro Slams COO In Tell All Book.

There are players you follow as a fan, players you only get to know from a distance. Some may come of as one dimensional through no fault of their own — they are after all solely and perhaps obsessively devoted to their craft with a single minded devotion. They almost have to be this way […]

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Kevin Long Says “Wright Is A Lot Like Jeter”

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Says “Wright Is A Lot Like Jeter”

In an interview with Suzyn Waldman of WFAN, Kevin Long said David Wright is a lot like Derek Jeter, whom he coached for eight years. “He’s a tremendous player. He really, really does a lot of things well,” Long said before Sunday’s 6-4 loss to the Yankees. “He’s a leader; a lot like Jeter. When […]

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MMO Original Feature: NY Media Changing Perception Of Mets At Snail’s Pace

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original Feature: NY Media Changing Perception Of Mets At Snail’s Pace

I’ve been running out of things to complain about with these 2015 Mets. It’s resulted in kind of a complaint deficit that I had to compensate for by griping about other stuff, like the lack of funding for the Near Earth Object program, or why an eagle would drop a large Northern Pike on my […]

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Granderson Breaks Out With 4 RBI

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Breaks Out With 4 RBI

Curtis Granderson had an excellent night at the plate during yesterday’s 7-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Granderson provided the key hit of the game with a two run single in the 5th inning, and he finished with three hits and four RBI. Even though Granderson was struggling to hit for extra bases this season, […]

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Reflecting on the Mets’ Homestand So Far

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Reflecting on the Mets’ Homestand So Far

The Mets just defeated the Marlins 7-6 on Sunday, sweeping the four game series from the Marlins. This came immediately after a three game sweep of the Phillies, another division rival. The Mets have won eight straight games, seven of which were at home, and have yet to lose at Citi Field. This past week, […]

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Alderson Expects Wright To Return When DL Stint Is Up

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Expects Wright To Return When DL Stint Is Up

Sandy Alderson said David Wright rode a stationary bike on Monday and is now on track to return when his 15-day DL stint is up, reports Zach Braziller of the New York Post. Wright is eligible to return and be activated on April 30, when the Mets open a four-game series against the Washington Nationals […]

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Mets Fans Breathing Life Into A Revived Citi Field

An article by posted on April 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Fans Breathing Life Into A Revived Citi Field

Citi Field opened it’s gates for the first time in 2009. The Mets were coming off a second disappointing finish in a row to their season that saw them just miss the playoffs on the final game of the season. The Mets still won 89 games and had high hopes for their team entering Citi’s […]

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DeGrom Extends Scoreless Streak, Mets Continue To Excite and Impress

An article by posted on April 19, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Extends Scoreless Streak, Mets Continue To Excite and Impress

What can anyone say about Jacob deGrom that we haven’t read or heard a thousand times already? Shall I tell you that he’s a grinder who pitches fearlessly no matter who’s digging in at the plate? Shades of Bob Gibson and Pedro Martinez. Fearless. Or that he’s always thinking and making adjustments as the game […]

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Mets Welcome Back A Groggy 10th Player

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Welcome Back A Groggy 10th Player

We’ve had some tough times us Mets fans. The road to 2015 has been fraught with heartache. We tell ourselves we’re used to it, we can handle it, but it hasn’t been easy. We take solace in whatever consolation may come our way. We’ve been more or less able to plan October events without compunction […]

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