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Mets Matters: The Importance Of Not Letting Up

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Matters: The Importance Of Not Letting Up

Coming off an emotionally charged series with the Washington Nationals to fortify themselves as the leaders of the National League East, it would be understandable for the team to come in a little sluggish when going against a team like the Atlanta Braves the following day. Especially after having to wait out a two hour rain […]

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MMO Original: It’s A Brave New World

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: It’s A Brave New World

Mr. North Jersey writes… I was listening to the game on WOR last night, when legendary broadcaster Howie Rose began telling a story about how when Terry Collins arrived in Washington on Monday he was left a note from Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez who had just gotten swept by the Nationals. The note simply […]

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Mets Checked In On Braves SS Andrelton Simmons

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Checked In On Braves SS Andrelton Simmons

According to Buster Olney of ESPN via Twitter, the Mets reached out to the Atlanta Braves to inquire about the availability of gold glove shortstop Andrelton Simmons. Olney says the talks didn’t go far as the Braves had an “unreachable price tag” on their 25-year old shortstop. Considered by many to be the best defensive […]

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Smoltz Says Mets Rotation Is Better Than 90′s Braves Staff

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Smoltz Says Mets Rotation Is Better Than 90′s Braves Staff

In an interview with Daniel Popper of the NY Daily News, John Smoltz says the Mets rotation is “way better” than the Braves starters during the 90′s. “They’re way better,” Smoltz told Popper. “They’ve got more talent than we could ever have.” Smoltz was a member of the Braves excellent rotation during the 90′s, which […]

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MMO Doles Out Mets First Half Awards!

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Doles Out Mets First Half Awards!

Here are my awards for the first half of the 2015 Mets season – a season that has had its share of ups and downs, but overall has been fun and exciting to watch as the Mets remain in the hunt. Here goes… Most Valuable Player: Jacob deGrom Least Valuable Player: Michael Cuddyer Cy Young: […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Brewers, 2:10 PM

An article by posted on June 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Brewers, 2:10 PM

With their losing streak at seven games and their record having dipped below .500, the New York Mets will try to end a disastrous road trip with a win in Milwaukee against the Brewers before heading back home to Citi Field on Friday. Jacob deGrom (7-5, 2.34) starts for the Mets and he will oppose Brewers […]

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

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:35 PM

After getting swept by the Blue Jays during the two-game set in Toronto, the New York Mets head to Atlanta to open a three-game series against the Braves at Turner Field. Jacob deGrom (7-4, 2.33) gets the nod for the Mets and is expected to face RHP Matt Wisler who will be making his major […]

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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on June 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The New York Mets and Atlanta Braves will play the rubber match of their three game series this afternoon at Citi Field. Dillon Gee (0-3, 4.50 ERA) returns to the 5 1/2 man rotation and gets the start for the Mets. He will oppose right-hander Mike Foltynewicz (3-2, 4.72) for the Braves in the 1:10 […]

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Terry Collins and Wilmer Flores Blew It In The Ninth

An article by posted on June 14, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins and Wilmer Flores Blew It In The Ninth

On Saturday night, the Mets got a first hand look at just how important Jeurys Familia is to this team and to this season. Staked to a 3-1 lead against the Braves, and with Familia unavailable to pitch due to the birth of his new son, the bullpen couldn’t lock down the win in the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 3

An article by posted on June 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 3

The Mets (33-30) fell 5-3 to the Braves (30-32) in 11 innings on Saturday evening at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom pitched for the Mets and was terrific, giving up just one run on five hits and a walk in seven innings, striking out nine. DeGrom fanned the first two hitters he faced and seemed primed […]

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