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Abreu, Colon and the Alderson Strategy

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Abreu, Colon and the Alderson Strategy

Mid-June has arrived and with it another unfortunate dose of reality: for all the public pronouncements of 90-win expectations and suggestions that the franchise had at last “turned the corner,” it is clear that the strange territory staked out by Mets management – that of “betwixt and between” a full-fledged rebuilding and a half-hearted attempt […]

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Chris Young Strikes Out Four Times, Now Batting .196

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Strikes Out Four Times, Now Batting .196

Chris Young may have had one of his worst games as a Met today, going 0-for-4 with four strikeouts and failing to hustle on a line drive into the outfield that got by him. Young saw his batting average drop to .196 with a .283 on-base percentage. The fans at Citi Field let him have it, booing […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Brewers 2

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Brewers 2

  The Mets (29-35) beat the Brewers (38-27) by a score of 6-2 on Tuesday night at Citi Field. Daisuke Matsuzaka got the start for New York and was solid, giving up a run on 3 hits and 3 walks in 6 innings, striking out 5 and tossing 100 pitches. Dice-K ran into trouble in […]

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Collins Preaches Patience For d’Arnaud, Ojeda Disagrees And Says He’s Lost

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Preaches Patience For d’Arnaud, Ojeda Disagrees And Says He’s Lost

“He has no idea what he’s doing up there. He has no idea what pitch is coming, where it’s going, and what he’s going to do with it. D’Arnaud is lost.” That’s what Bobby Ojeda had to say after d’Arnaud went 0-for-3 on Thursday night. Ojeda ran video and criticized d’Arnaud’s approach and the uppercut […]

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Where is the Commitment to Winning?

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
Where is the Commitment to Winning?

After a decent week of beating up on struggling teams like the Pirates and Phillies, and seeing the Mets come to within a game of .500, you could imagine the wide-eyed look I gave at the prospect of a visit to Wrigley Field and the Cubs. Now, a mere three days later, all of that […]

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Ruben Tejada: Maybe We Were All Wrong?

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada: Maybe We Were All Wrong?

Don’t look now because I’m afraid we might jinx it, but what the hell, here comes Ruben Tejada. Yes that Ruben Tejada. The same kid who had been much maligned and dragged through the mud by even his own manager and general manager for most of 2013. The same kid who has been painted as […]

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Chris Young’s Costly Flub Snaps Mets 3-Game Win Streak

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young’s Costly Flub Snaps Mets 3-Game Win Streak

May 31 Credit outfielder Chris Young for manning up and owning his mistake after he dropped a routine flyball in right that cost the Mets the game. “It was just a ‘flub up,’” Young said. “I was talking to a couple of my teammates inside. It was like I’m looking dead at it, the ball’s […]

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MMO Game Recap: Diamondbacks 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Diamondbacks 2, Mets 1

The Mets (21-27) fell to the Diamondbacks (20-31) by a score of 2-1 in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader at Citi Field. Rafael Montero got the start for the Mets and was solid, giving up 1 run on 2 hits and 3 walks in 6 innings, striking out 10. The Diamondbacks got to Montero […]

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Step Aside Sandy…

An article by posted on May 23, 2014 0 Comments
Step Aside Sandy…

The Star-Ledger writes that Gov. Chris Christie would love for Sandy Alderson to step aside so that he could take over as the general manager of the Mets. “I would love to be general manager of the Mets,” Christie told WFAN. ”If Sandy would put his crap in boxes and get out of there now, I’d […]

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MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 4, Mets 3

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 4, Mets 3

The Mets (20-25) lost again to the Dodgers (25-22) by a score of 4-3 on Wednesday night at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom got the start for the Mets and was pretty good, giving up four hits in 6.0 innings, but unfortunately, three of those hits left the ballpark. The three solo shots allowed by Jacob […]

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