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

An article by posted on March 9, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets at 1:10 PM

The New York Mets will host the Atlanta Braves at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie this afternoon at 1:10 PM. The game will be broadcast on WPIX and WOR. Zack Wheeler makes his second start of the Spring and opposes right-hander Kris Medlen for the Braves. During his last start, Wheeler tossed three scoreless innings […]

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Granderson Flexes Some Muscle, Blasts Two Homers

An article by posted on March 5, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Flexes Some Muscle, Blasts Two Homers

Well, so much for taking things slow. Curtis Granderson hit two home runs in his first two at-bats against the Houston Astros on Tuesday, batting 2-for-3 on the day with three RBI’s. His first bomb came in the first inning. Rudy Owens walked leadoff hitter Eric Young Jr., who was driven home by a double by Chris Young, and then Grandy […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 6, Astros 2

An article by posted on March 4, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 6, Astros 2

The Mets were back home at Tradition Field after coming from behind to win their first game of the Grapefruit League season on Monday, 6-2 over the Atlanta Braves. Today they faced the Houston Astros with Zack Wheeler opposing lefty Rudy Owens. The Mets started out fast in today’s game with three quick runs in the […]

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Three Mets We Need To Watch This Spring

An article by posted on February 22, 2014 0 Comments
Three Mets We Need To Watch This Spring

The Mets begin their first full squad workout in St. Lucie today, and for us fans there’s nothing better than watching the news filter out of the camp, knowing the first day of the season is getting ever so closer. Spring training usually sets the benchmark for how a team will perform in the regular […]

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Why Strikeouts Are A Big Concern For The Mets

An article by posted on February 21, 2014 0 Comments
Why Strikeouts Are A Big Concern For The Mets

After writing about the high strikeout rates of Ike Davis, Chris Young and Lucas Duda, I received a question asking why my concern over strikeouts, with the reader saying, “there’s no difference between a strikeout and a soft grounder to second.’’ He couldn’t be more wrong. First, a strikeout is a non-productive out, but much more can happen on […]

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Chris Young Presents Quite the Paradox

An article by posted on February 20, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Presents Quite the Paradox

The New York Mets haven’t even seen a pitch yet this spring, but it’s not too early to notice how outfielder Chris Young has muddled things. And, it goes beyond the $7.25 million they’ll pay this year for the player who hit .200 last season with 12 homers and 93 strikeouts. Young’s 162-game averages are .235 […]

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Collins Reminds Nieuwenhuis He’s Not Forgotten

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Reminds Nieuwenhuis He’s Not Forgotten

Terry Collins has recently made a point to tell Kirk Nieuwenhuis that, despite the additions of Curtis Granderson, Eric Young Jr. and Chris Young since the middle of last season and the impressive play by Juan Lagares, he is not an afterthought, according to Adam Rubin. Nieuwenhuis hit .189/.278/.337 with 18 hits, 14 RBI’s and […]

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Chris Young Wants To Play Center

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Wants To Play Center

Chris Young met with the Media on Monday and Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that CY is receptive to playing anywhere in the outfield, but his clear preference remains center field. “I understood the situation coming in, but I let the team know center field was where I’m most comfortable.” Young continued, “I made that […]

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MMO Fan Shot: What Would Mets Look Like With A $120 Million Payroll?

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: What Would Mets Look Like With A $120 Million Payroll?

An MMO Fan Shot by Chuck Banker What would the Mets look like if we spent $120 million in 2014? Okay, so we made some waves, singing Curtis Granderson, Chris Young and Bartolo Colon. But were they the right moves? Were they the best moves? What if we spent more? I love the Granderson signing, […]

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10 Mets Who Could Be Dealt At Trade Deadline

An article by posted on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
10 Mets Who Could Be Dealt At Trade Deadline

Realistically, the New York Mets could be a .500 team if everything breaks right. That’s an improvement of at least one more victory a month, which isn’t unrealistic. However, let’s say it unravels early for them and it becomes apparent they have no shot at a wild card berth much less finishing at .500 or better. […]

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