Tag: bullpen

MMO Original: Predicting The Mets’ Post Season Roster

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: Predicting The Mets’ Post Season Roster

With the New York Mets now at 96.8 percent odds to make the postseason, me and a couple of my co-writers decided to have a little exercise and speculate what the Mets postseason roster would look like. Please keep in mind that we are assuming all players are healthy and that we completed this five […]

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The Seventh Inning Question

An article by posted on September 8, 2015 0 Comments
The Seventh Inning Question

Following the return of Jenrry Mejia from a PED suspension that cost him 80 games , the Mets had every reason to expect that they had an important portion of their bullpen “bridge” available, at least for the balance of the regular season. With Jeurys Familia firmly entrenched as the team’s closer and a number […]

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Bryce Harper Strikes Out Three Times, Then Calls Out Nats Fans

An article by posted on September 8, 2015 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Strikes Out Three Times, Then Calls Out Nats Fans

After the Nationals lost the first of three crucial games against the Mets on Monday, by a score of 8-5, MVP candidate Bryce Harper called out Nats fans for their lack of support. “I mean, they left in the seventh. That’s pretty brutal. I don’t know, whatever.” You know what else was brutal? Bryce Harper, […]

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Last Night’s Loss Was On Terry Collins

An article by posted on September 5, 2015 0 Comments
Last Night’s Loss Was On Terry Collins

Let’s face it, the Miami Marlins suck… That is until the New York Mets set their eyes on a playoff spot. Then in a blink of an eye they suddenly transform themselves into a cross between Murderer’s Row and the Gas House Gang… Right? Wrong! You can go ahead and ¬†hang last night’s loss to […]

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Nationals Are Running Out Of Time As Mets Magic Number Improves To 25

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Are Running Out Of Time As Mets Magic Number Improves To 25

While a sizable contingent of Mets fans still cower in fear over the Ghost of September Past and another 2007 style collapse, the Mets Magic Number improved to 25 last night even though they lost 14-8 to the Phillies at Citi Field. Credit the Washington Nationals who lost 8-5 in gut-wrenching fashion to the St. […]

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So Close No Matter How Far…

An article by posted on August 29, 2015 0 Comments
So Close No Matter How Far…

Couldn’t be much more from the heart… The only thing that kept last night from being anymore majestically epic than it was, was the Mets actually coming away with a win. But give the Mets applause for the way they almost came all the way back in what was an exhilarating tenth inning filled with […]

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Mets GM Says Rafael Montero Likely Done For The Season

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets GM Says Rafael Montero Likely Done For The Season

Speaking with reporters at Citizens Bank Park, GM Sandy Alderson confirmed that right-hander Rafael Montero¬†is unlikely to pitch for the Mets again this season. Montero, 24, who has been out since April with a rotator cuff injury, was making his fifth rehab start when he complained of stiffness after the game to trainers. I have […]

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Mets Bullpen Concerns Are Morphing Into Huge Issue

An article by posted on August 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Concerns Are Morphing Into Huge Issue

Once again the Mets bullpen cost the team another game, but this time it really stung because with the Nationals winning on Wednesday night, the Mets’ 4.5 game first place hold shrunk to 3.5. The Mets had a 4-3 lead entering the bottom of the seventh, but Hansel Robles struggled again, surrendering a game-tying solo […]

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Thoughts On Mets, Weekend, Postseason and Maintaining Positive Outlook

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Thoughts On Mets, Weekend, Postseason and Maintaining Positive Outlook

So I received this email from a Mets fan – I think it was a Mets fan – asking me the following: “So are you still having fun? Is this still the most exciting season of Mets baseball you’ve experienced in years? LOL it was only a matter of time until they started falling apart. […]

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Colon Struggles Yet Again, Should Mets Be Concerned?

An article by posted on August 10, 2015 0 Comments
Colon Struggles Yet Again, Should Mets Be Concerned?

During the Mets 4-3 loss to Tampa Bay, Bartolo Colon allowed four runs and nine hits in 6.2 innings. He surrendered the go-ahead home run to Rays’ rookie Richie Shaffer in the 7th inning, which put Tampa up for good. The loss was Colon’s 11th of the season and New York’s second in a row […]

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A Brief Letter of Thanks to Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
A Brief Letter of Thanks to Sandy Alderson

Dear Mr. Alderson, I would genuinely like to thank you for quite literally just doing something; actually, as of Monday, July 27, two somethings. Though there are certainly more impactful hitters around the league than Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe, it is refreshing to see that you’re at least now beginning to patch up the […]

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