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From Left Field: Smart Baseball Is Key For Mets

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Smart Baseball Is Key For Mets

We were riding high on Monday and Tuesday. The offense was clicking, especially with the long ball, and the defense made a few key plays to increase the Mets winning streak to six games over the Yankees. But then last night happened. Before I get long-winded, Masahiro Tanaka is looking like a bona fide ace. […]

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Petruccio: Da’ Bronx Bombers!

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Petruccio: Da’ Bronx Bombers!

Pop culture artist Joe Petruccio posted his amazing depiction of last night’s Mets 9-7 win over the Yankees. Curtis Granderson, Chris Young, Travis d’Arnaud and Eric Young each blasted home runs to beat the Yankees at their own game and in their own park. I’ve been following Joe for years. He has been chronicling the […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Losing Sucks, Time For Terry To Go

An article by posted on May 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Losing Sucks, Time For Terry To Go

Here it is, almost two weeks from Memorial Day – you know, the unofficial point where you learn who the contenders and pretenders are – and the Mets find themselves all alone and in last place with a 16-19 record. “Losing sucks,” David Wright said after Saturday night’s loss. “We’re just not getting it done.” […]

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What’s The Next Excuse?

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
What’s The Next Excuse?

The Mets were very quick with the excuses after they lost three of four games to the Rockies in Colorado and then getting swept by the Marlins in Miami. According to Terry Collins and David Wright, the Mets have not played well in recent years in either of those ballparks, and by the way, both […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 3, Mets 2

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 3, Mets 2

The Mets lost their fourth straight game as the Phillies beat them 3-2 in extra-innings on Friday night at Citi Field. Jenrry Mejia started and allowed two earned runs on six hits and three walks while striking out four. The young righty labored from the start and a Domonic Brown RBI single in the fifth would send […]

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MMO Game Recap: Rockies 11, Mets 10

An article by posted on May 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Rockies 11, Mets 10

When the Mets play the Rockies, fans might as well expect torture. As if you can prepare for such a thing. The Mets blew a 6-0 lead, then came from behind to take a 10-9 lead in the 9th, before losing on a pinch hit walk-off home run. A gut wrenching loss for the Mets […]

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Eric Young Jr. Likely Heading to the Bench

An article by posted on May 2, 2014 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Likely Heading to the Bench

May 2 Before last night’s loss to the Rockies, Terry Collins addressed reporters and did a little backpedaling regarding his proposed four man outfield rotation. “I don’t mind it for awhile,” Collins said. “I think in the long run, you’ve got to have three guys you’re going to run out there. To pick and choose […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Lagares Returns… Now What?

An article by posted on May 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Lagares Returns… Now What?

Good morning, Mets fans! Juan Lagares is expected to return from the DL tonight. This is great news… I’m a huge fan of The Amazing Spider-Juan. But now, for the first time, the Mets have their 4 key outfielders— Lagares, Chris Young, Eric Young, and Curtis Granderson— all healthy at the same time. Because the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on April 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM (SNY)

The Mets open a two-game series in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, part of a three-city, nine game road trip that includes stops in Denver and Miami.  Jon Niese (1-2, 2.45 ERA) starts for the Mets tonight and will oppose lefthander Cole Hamels (0-1, 3.00) in the 7:05 PM matchup. Over the last two years, is 3-2 with a […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Marlins 0

An article by posted on April 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Marlins 0

The Mets (14-11) defeated the Marlins (11-14) by a score of 4-0 on Sunday afternoon at Citi Field. Dillon Gee got the start for New York and was outstanding, throwing 8 scoreless innings of 3-hit ball while walking 4 and striking out 6. The Mets struck first in the bottom of the second, when Tom […]

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