Tag: Citi Field

Colon Mows Down His Old Mates To Earn Victory

An article by posted on June 25, 2014 0 Comments
Colon Mows Down His Old Mates To Earn Victory

Bartolo Colon, who pitched for the Oakland A’s in 2013, started Tuesday’s game looking for his eighth win of the season with an opportunity to defeat his old team for his new team. Colon had a shaky first inning as he allowed a two out single by Brandon Moss, followed by an RBI double by […]

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It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

The question of whether the Mets need to bring in the walls at Citi Field is back on the menu again after a season-ticket holder raised the issue with Sandy Alderson during a Q&A session held on Friday. “Changing the ballpark is not a panacea for not hitting with men in scoring position,” Alderson said. […]

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Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York speculates that righthanded reliever Ryan Reid could be an option when the Mets look to add a fresh arm to their fatigued bullpen on Monday when they begin a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets bullpen was leaned on for eight innings of relief on Sunday […]

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MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 4:10 PM

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 4:10 PM

After a late finish last night, the Mets will take the field in an afternoon game two in the series against the Padres. Oh, and it’s also 50 Cent day. It’s going to be a battle of the young guns with Zack Wheeler taking the mound hoping to get his third win of the season against […]

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Relief Prospect Jeff Walters Suffers Torn UCL

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
Relief Prospect Jeff Walters Suffers Torn UCL

Mets RHP prospect Jeff Walters has sustained a torn ulnar colateral ligament (UCL) in his pitching elbow. The injury is likely to require Tommy John surgery, thus adding to this season’s epidemic of similar injuries. Walters is on the 40-man roster and was considered to potentially be a late-season call-up to strengthen the bullpen. In […]

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Bring Out The Tiger In Granderson

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Bring Out The Tiger In Granderson

Tuesday night’s game really got me thinking about the future of Curtis Granderson. He played exactly how I would like to see him play moving forward. He had three hits, all of which were singles and also stole a base. The amount of pressure on Granderson’s shoulders goes beyond the $60 million dollar contract he […]

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Gee Had His Bullpen Cancelled, Could Be Out Longer Than Initially Expected

An article by posted on May 25, 2014 0 Comments
Gee Had His Bullpen Cancelled, Could Be Out Longer Than Initially Expected

Sandy Alderson announced on Sunday that Dillon Gee was uncomfortable before throwing his scheduled bullpen this afternoon, and that the team decided to “back off” and cancel it. The Mets GM gave no further specifics other than to say that his expected return on June 5th now looks unrealistic. Initially, Gee was expected to miss […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Diamondbacks 2

An article by posted on May 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Diamondbacks 2

The Mets won the nightcap of tonight’s doubleheader against Arizona, beating the Diamondbacks by the score of 4-2 at Citi Field. Making a his first start of the season, Daisuke Matsuzaka gave the Mets a much needed solid effort, allowing just two earned runs in six innings of work. Dice-K changed speeds and hit his […]

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MMO Game Thread: Diamondbacks vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on May 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Diamondbacks vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets open a three-game set against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field on Friday at 7:10 PM. Bartolo Colon (3-5, 5.34) gets the start for the Mets and will be opposed by Chase Anderson  (2-0, 5.06) for the D-Backs. Colon is coming off his best start of the year against the Washington Nationals, tossing a season high 8.0 […]

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Time To Pull Plug On Chris Young Experiment

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
Time To Pull Plug On Chris Young Experiment

Guaranteed playing time or not, the Mets commitment to Chris Young should not last too much longer given his recent struggles. At some point the Mets will have to pull the plug on Young and start giving his playing time to more worthy and productive players. For some odd reason manager Terry Collins decided to […]

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