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Acquiring Outfielder Very Much In Play For Mets

An article by posted on July 17, 2015 0 Comments
Acquiring Outfielder Very Much In Play For Mets

A team source tells Newsday’s Marc Carig that an outfielder is still very much in play for the Mets as they look to make an addition before the July 31 trade deadline. This disputes an earlier report by Adam Rubin, who reported the Mets would not add an outfielder and their scope was limited to […]

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Mets Pitchers Have A Higher Batting Average Than The Bench

An article by posted on July 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Pitchers Have A Higher Batting Average Than The Bench

The Mets now have a standard five-man bench after Danny Muno was recalled to replace injured lefthander Steven Matz who went on the DL. But none of the five reserves have a batting average above the Mendoza line. Mets Bench John Mayberry Jr. batting .194 (18 for 93) Johnny Monell batting .189 (7 for 37) Eric […]

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Mets Activate Parnell and Herrera; Gee And Tejada Placed On Leave

An article by posted on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Activate Parnell and Herrera; Gee And Tejada Placed On Leave

The Mets have activated Bobby Parnell and Dilson Herrera from the disabled list, and both will join the Mets for tonight’s game. To make room, the Mets have placed Dillon Gee, whose grandmother passed away, on the bereavement list. Ruben Tejada, whose significant other had a baby today, has been placed on paternity leave. The […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Diamondbacks 2

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Diamondbacks 2

The Mets (30-25) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (25-28) by a score of 6-2 tonight at Chase Field. With the Nationals losing in Chicago, the Mets now have sole possession of first place in the National League East. Offense: The Mets were losing 1-0 until the sixth inning, when Kevin Plawecki hit a two-run double to […]

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Phillies DFA Grady Sizemore; Is He An Option For Mets Bench?

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
Phillies DFA Grady Sizemore; Is He An Option For Mets Bench?

Earlier today, the Philadelphia Phillies designated outfielder Grady Sizemore for assignment in order to make room on the active roster for Cody Asche, who has spent the last several weeks at Triple-A transitioning from third base to outfield. Sizemore, 32, is only hitting .245/.288/.296 in 39 games for the Phillies this season, but can be […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. (Not4) Memorial Day Weekend marks not only the unofficial beginning of summer but also is viewed as perhaps the first seminal day for determining whether a team’s hot start is for real.  It’s easy to dismiss hot starts as nothing more than anomalies borne from small sample sizes […]

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Getting to Know Johnny Monell

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Getting to Know Johnny Monell

When the Mets return home to Citi Field on Friday after their worst series of the season we will see a new face behind the dish. On May 4th the Mets called up Catcher Johnny Monell from Triple A Las Vegas and he has already made his presence known as a left handed bat off […]

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Mets Promote Johnny Monell, Option Eric Campbell

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Promote Johnny Monell, Option Eric Campbell

The Mets have optioned Eric Campbell back to Triple-A Las Vegas and activated catcher Johnny Monell to their 25 man roster. Monell gives the Mets a third catcher as well as a left-handed bat off the bench. Campbell, 28, batted .200/.320/.323 in 50 at-bats with the Mets, but had been slumping badly over the last […]

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Wright Still A Week Away From Returning, Mets Deny Any Setback

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Still A Week Away From Returning, Mets Deny Any Setback

Mets Captain and 3rd baseman David Wright was eligible to come off the DL on Thursday, but will be out until next Friday at the earliest. The team insisted it’s not because of any setbacks but because they want to be very careful with him, making sure that he doesn’t rush back. Wright is still rehabbing in […]

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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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