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Mets Announce 2015 Spring Training Reporting Dates

An article by posted on November 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Announce 2015 Spring Training Reporting Dates

2015 Spring Training Reporting Dates Tradition Field, Port St. Lucie, Florida Pitchers and catchers report: February 19 First workout: February 21 Position players report: February 24 First full-squad workout: February 26 Grapefruit League play begins: March 4 Manager Terry Collins will hold his First Official Press Conference on February 18. Then after two weeks of throwing, running and fielding […]

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Braves Shopping Right-Handed Slugger Justin Upton

An article by posted on November 22, 2014 0 Comments
Braves Shopping Right-Handed Slugger Justin Upton

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Braves are “very much shopping” outfielder Justin Upton and are looking for “a higher return” than they received for Jason Heyward, who they traded to St. Louis earlier this week. In exchange for Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden, Atlanta received 24-year old righthander Shelby Miller […]

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Cubs Acquire 2B Tommy La Stella From Braves, Leading To Lots Of Speculation

An article by posted on November 16, 2014 0 Comments
Cubs Acquire 2B Tommy La Stella From Braves, Leading To Lots Of Speculation

The Cubs made a puzzling move today and traded RHP Arodys Vizcaino to the Braves for second baseman Tommy La Stella. The Cubs also got Atlanta’s No. 4 international signing bonus slot and sent their Nos. 2, 3 and 4 international signing bonus slots to the Braves. La Stella, 25, is strictly a second baseman […]

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Puppets, Puppeteers and Pedagogy, Why Managers Matter

An article by posted on October 10, 2014 0 Comments
Puppets, Puppeteers and Pedagogy, Why Managers Matter

Pedagogy: the method and practice of teaching. From the Greek “ped” (child) and “agogi” (a place where you undergo a test or “trial by suffering” that you learn from – as in “agony”). We all teach and we all learn throughout our lives. Some of us are better at it than others. There is a […]

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Mets Management and the Acceptance of Mediocrity

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Management and the Acceptance of Mediocrity

The Mets entered the 2011 season with a new skipper and a new General Manager. Despite realizing we’d need to rebuild, Fred Wilpon claimed, “In this city, it’s all about winning.” We are now four years removed from that statement and apparently it’s NOT all about winning. After finishing below .500 every year since, ownership […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:35 PM

An article by posted on September 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:35 PM

The Mets will look to complete a sweep of their three-game series against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday at Turner Field, something they haven’t done since since 2007. Jacob deGrom (8-6, 2.68) will get the starting assignment for the Mets while the Braves counter with RHP Ervin Santana (14-9, 3.74) in a 1:35 PM matchup. In his […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Braves 2

An article by posted on September 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Braves 2

The Mets won their second straight against Atlanta on Saturday night, doubling up the Braves 4-2 at Turner Field. Jon Niese started for the Mets and was cruising along, holding the Braves scoreless for seven solid innings. But in the eighth, Niese began to tire and the Braves loaded the bases with one out. That […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Braves 0

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Braves 0

The Mets (74-80) beat the Braves (76-77) tonight by a score of 5-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta. What you should know: Zack Wheeler was brilliant once again tonight, giving up 5 hits and no runs over 6 innings of work. He struck out 7 and lowered his ERA to 3.49 in the 105 pitch […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:35 PM

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:35 PM

Tonight the Mets open a 3-game series with the Atlanta Braves in a matchup of two incredibly talented young pitchers. 24-year-old Zack Wheeler (10-10, 3.61) takes on 23-year-old righty Julio Teheran (13-12, 2.89) with first pitch at 7:35 from Turner Field. In his last start Wheeler took the loss in a 10-3 defeat to the […]

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Mets Announce 2015 Schedule

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Announce 2015 Schedule

The New York Mets today announced the club will begin the 2015 regular season on a six-game road trip beginning Monday, April 6 through Thursday April 9 at Washington versus the Nationals and April 10 through 12 in Atlanta versus the Braves.  The Mets will make their 2015 Citi Field debut on Opening Day Monday, […]

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