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Nationals Clinch NL East Title

An article by posted on 25/09/2016 0 Comments
Nationals Clinch NL East Title

With the Mets’ loss to the Phillies this evening and a win of their own, the Washington Nationals have officially clinched the National League East title, their third in five years. Washington earned a 6-1 victory over the Pirates tonight, getting big contributions at the plate from Stephen Drew and Jayson Werth while squeezing 5.1 […]

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Spin Rate On Seth Lugo’s Curveball Is Better Than Anybody’s

An article by posted on 24/09/2016 0 Comments
Spin Rate On Seth Lugo’s Curveball Is Better Than Anybody’s

Since the time Noah Syndergaard first appeared on the mound for the Mets, we have constantly heard how he throws more 100 MPH fastballs than anybody in the sport.  He is repeating it all over again as fans stare in awe at the radar gun readings with each fastball Syndergaard unleashes.  Fact is when it […]

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Mets Asst. GM Ricco Not Getting Twins Job

An article by posted on 22/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Asst. GM Ricco Not Getting Twins Job

Update -  According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Mets assistant GM John Ricco is no longer in the mix for the Minnesota Twins VP of Baseball Operations job. Original Report September 16th – The Minnesota Twins are expected to ask the New York Mets for permission to speak to assistant general manager John Ricco for […]

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Mets Have Been Helped By Unlikely Heroes

An article by posted on 16/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Have Been Helped By Unlikely Heroes

In the face of adversity, you can either succumb to it, or you can get stronger from it. With the string of injuries the Mets have dealt with on a consistent basis this year, low risk and low cost moves have proved to be critical in the Mets current standings in the wild card. Marc […]

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Who Do You Want: Cardinals or Giants?

An article by posted on 15/09/2016 0 Comments
Who Do You Want: Cardinals or Giants?

Tonight, the St. Louis Cardinals head out west to begin a pivotal four game series against the San Francisco Giants that will have far reaching implications on the National League Wild Card race. With each game played, the Mets will both gain ground on one team and lose ground to another. As the series begins, […]

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Remembering September 11

An article by posted on 11/09/2016 0 Comments
Remembering September 11

I can’t believe that its been 15 years since that awful and unforgettable day. I guess it’s true what they say, time does not heal all wounds. The pain of what happened on September 11th, 2001 has not subsided. We can put the tragedy of what took place on that day in the back of […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Yes, These Mets Are Making the Playoffs

An article by posted on 09/09/2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Yes, These Mets Are Making the Playoffs

An MMO Fan Shot by Eric Heller It’s nine days into September, and the Mets are in sole possession of the second wild card with just 22 games to go. You can’t look soberly at this situation without coming to the conclusion that as long as they stay healthy (I can already hear the keyboards chattering at […]

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Mets Sign Tim Tebow to Minor League Deal

An article by posted on 08/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign Tim Tebow to Minor League Deal

According to Adam Shefter the Mets have signed former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow to a minor league deal. A conference call with Sandy Alderson and Tim Tebow will air live at 11:30 AM on SNY. He will report to either the Mets Instructional League or the Arizona Fall League to start his baseball career. Tebow […]

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David Wright to See Dr. Watkins for a Checkup

An article by posted on 06/09/2016 0 Comments
David Wright to See Dr. Watkins for a Checkup

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, Mets third baseman David Wright will be leaving the team in Cincinnati to travel to Los Angeles to meet with his surgeon, Dr. Robert Watkins, for a regularly scheduled checkup on his surgically repaired neck. The hope is that after the meeting Wright will be cleared by Dr. […]

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An Electifying Jose Reyes Proving All His Detractors Wrong

An article by posted on 30/08/2016 0 Comments
An Electifying Jose Reyes Proving All His Detractors Wrong

Last week, I wrote about the three keys to the Mets staking a claim to a playoff spot; continued excellence from the rotation and bullpen, a healthy Yoenis Cespedes and the difference-maker Jose Reyes. I wrote: “The addition of Jose Reyes has given the team the speed and prototypical leadoff hitter they’ve lacked all year long and […]

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