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Plawecki Homers, Has Raised His Average 50 Points On This Road Trip

An article by posted on May 10, 2016 0 Comments
Plawecki Homers, Has Raised His Average 50 Points On This Road Trip

It’s been an encouraging West Coast swing for New York Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki who has seen his batting average climb 50 points over the last four games in San Diego and Los Angeles, and the timing couldn’t be better for the former first rounder. Plawecki is batting .357 (5-for-14) with three doubles and home run […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Padres, 4:40 PM

An article by posted on May 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Padres, 4:40 PM

Sunday, May 8, 2016 • 4:40 p.m. (ET) Petco Park • San Diego, CA RHP Matt Harvey (2-4, 4.76) vs. RHP Andrew Cashner (2-2, 4.85) PIX11 • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Honestly, I’m not sure why the Mets are playing today. I’m really unsure of why anyone is playing today. Bartolo Colon […]

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Mets Minors: T. J. Rivera Still Hustling For An MLB Opportunity

An article by posted on May 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: T. J. Rivera Still Hustling For An MLB Opportunity

Minor Leaguer T.J. Rivera is doing what T.J. Rivera always does – hit the baseball like crazy. Rivera, an unsung infielder in the Met farm system is blistering hot going 14- for-36 in his last ten games hitting .389 with two home runs and 8 RBI. On the season, Rivera is batting .338 with a […]

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Mets Minors: First Impressions Of Mets Prospect Dominic Smith

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: First Impressions Of Mets Prospect Dominic Smith

I was eager to see top prospect Dominic Smith during the current Binghamton Mets home stand. It was my first look at the kid and he certainly passed the eye test. The return of more winter weather to upstate New York and the fact that I’m coaching a high school baseball team, delayed my first […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Collects Three Hits, Thompson Homers

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Collects Three Hits, Thompson Homers

  Las Vegas 8 (9-10), Tacoma 1 F/5 Box Score Brandon Nimmo was moved up to the leadoff spot and he rewarded Wally Backman for doing so with three hits and three RBI. He was a perfect 3 for 3 on the night while scoring two runs and driving in all three runs with this bases […]

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MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Darryl Strawberry

An article by posted on April 19, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Darryl Strawberry

  Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is […]

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Desperate Measures: Collins Brings In Henderson After 35-Pitch Outing

An article by posted on April 14, 2016 0 Comments
Desperate Measures: Collins Brings In Henderson After 35-Pitch Outing

Jim Henderson makes his fifth appearance in eight games for Mets. USA Today After Johan Santana threw 134 pitches on a surgery repaired shoulder to throw the first no-hitter in Mets history, Terry Collins was in tears. He seemed distraught. In the post-game press conference, Collins called Santana his “Hero,” and he was prescient in […]

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MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Starting Pitcher Will Have The Best Season?

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Starting Pitcher Will Have The Best Season?

Which Mets starting pitcher will have the best season this year? Mets Daddy – Going into this season, I was expecting Matt Harvey to have the best season of any pitcher, in part, due to the return of his slider. It’s funny how that one Noah Syndergaard start made me at least question my decision. […]

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MMO Roundtable: Is It World Series or Bust For The Mets?

An article by posted on April 7, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Is It World Series or Bust For The Mets?

What are the expectations this year? Will there be significant disappointment if there’s not another World Series appearance? In other words is it World Series or Bust? Logan Kader – As Mets fans, we always hold high expectations for our favorite team. For many people this season is World Series or bust, however, I do […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Baseball… The Family Game

An article by posted on April 3, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Baseball… The Family Game

An MMO Fan Shot by MetsFanInParadise The love of baseball runs through families. It’s passed from grandparent or parent to child. The bond baseball can form between between a father and child can be a special thing. It’s often portrayed in various art forms, and sports can be one medium across which the bond is built. […]

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