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MMO Game Recap: Mets 9 , Marlins 1

An article by posted on July 13, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 9 , Marlins 1

The very hot New York Mets (45-50) were looking for the series sweep against the Miami Marlins (44-50) this afternoon at Citi Field, with Jacob deGrom facing off against Brad Hand. What you should know: Jacob deGrom was impressive yet again for New York, as he would pitch seven strong innings, allowing only one run […]

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Mets Outfield Merry-Go-Round Needs to Stop

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Outfield Merry-Go-Round Needs to Stop

On Opening Day, the Mets appeared poised to start off the new campaign with a consistent outfield of Juan Lagares and their two offseason acquisitions, Chris Young and Curtis Granderson. However, since Young was scratched with a hamstring injury and started the season on the disabled list, the Mets outfield has been a revolving door. […]

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

An article by posted on July 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets will conclude their three-game series against the Rangers with a rubber match at 1:10 PM at Citi Field on Sunday. Zack Wheeler (3-8, 4.25) will get the start for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Nick Tepesch (3-3, 3.65) for the Rangers. Wheeler is averaging nine strikeouts per nine innings, which ranks sixth […]

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Mets Need the Willingness to Fail

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Need the Willingness to Fail

As the Mets begin their 6th straight summer of “don’t call us, we’ll call you” caliber baseball, something has to change. The focus for this franchise has been shedding huge contracts, and building up the farm system and in reality – they succeeded in that feat. Whether players like Noah Syndergaard, Travis d’Arnaud or Zack Wheeler […]

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Collins’ Hot-Hand Mentality Is Sending Mixed Messages To His Players

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Collins’ Hot-Hand Mentality Is Sending Mixed Messages To His Players

It was interesting to hear Gary Apple and Bobby Ojeda discuss one of the things  I wrote about over the weekend, which was how this six-outfielder configuration was doomed to failure. Apple leads it off asking Ojeda, “We have to talk about Chris Young who suddenly got hot and had that two home run game […]

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The Read Zone: Why Terry Collins is the Worst

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
The Read Zone: Why Terry Collins is the Worst

Check out this article by Brian Mangan of The Read Zone who did some research and discovered that Chris Young is twice as likely to be benched after a good game than after a bad one. Chris Young homered twice on Tuesday and again on Wednesday, which left many scratching their heads when he was riding […]

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MMO Game Thread: A’s vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on June 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: A’s vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets conclude their two-game series against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night at Citi Field. Zack Wheeler (3-7, 3.93) takes the hill for the Mets and will oppose Oakland left-hander Brad Mills (0-0, 4.50). In his last start, Zack Wheeler hurled a three-hit complete-game shutout in a 1-0 win at Miami on June 19. It was […]

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ESPN NY: Chris Young Could Be Cut When Lagares Returns

An article by posted on June 23, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN NY: Chris Young Could Be Cut When Lagares Returns

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Juan Lagares‘ rehab tour has shifted to Double-A Binghamton, and the Mets are eyeing Thursday for the center fielder’s activation from the disabled list. Rubin adds that a team insider acknowledged Chris Young‘s “days are numbered” with the organization, which is prepared to eat the remainder of this year’s $7.25 […]

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It’s Time for a New Voice. Bring in Wally.

An article by posted on June 22, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Time for a New Voice.  Bring in Wally.

I don’t have anything against Terry Collins. He was asked to steer a rudderless ship for the past several seasons, knowing full well that he didn’t have a chance of winning and did the best with an inferior group of players. When he came on board prior to the 2011 season, he promised the fans […]

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A Desperate Plea to MLB from a Mets Fan

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
A Desperate Plea to MLB from a Mets Fan

It’s hard to perform under pressure. I’ve always felt sorry for bomb squad guys and hockey goalies, although the bomb guys have these awesome robots now, but lets not get on the subject of robots. Pressure can be paralyzing… deer in the headlights kind of thing. But you figure with a deer in the headlights […]

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