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First Place Mets Have Arrived Earlier Than Experts Expected

An article by posted on August 31, 2015 0 Comments
First Place Mets Have Arrived Earlier Than Experts Expected

On this, the final day of August, the playoff races in each league and division have taken shape with a combination of obvious front-runners and competitive surprise teams. At this point in time, it’s safe to say that the Mets have made a statement in New York, the NL East and all of Major League […]

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Juan Lagares In Right Field?

An article by posted on August 10, 2015 0 Comments
Juan Lagares In Right Field?

General manager Sandy Alderson tells Tim Rohan in the Times there is no consideration — for now, at least — to have Juan Lagares undergo surgery on his balky right elbow. “We never seriously considered surgery at any time,” Alderson tells Rohan. “It’s something that, if it gets worse, we may reconsider. But at this […]

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An MMO Original: The Cascading Effects of Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on August 7, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: The Cascading Effects of Yoenis Cespedes

We all know now, if we didn’t before, that Yoenis Cespedes can do some serious damage.  But as we learned in sweeps of the Nationals and Marlins, his mere presence makes a substantial, if not night-and-day difference in a lineup that was the butt of jokes just a fortnight ago. Cespedes brings even more than […]

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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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