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Familia To Remain Closer When Parnell Returns

An article by posted on April 19, 2015 0 Comments
Familia To Remain Closer When Parnell Returns

Jeurys Familia will remain the Mets closer after Bobby Parnell and Vic Black return from their rehab stints, reports MMO’s Clayton Collier from Citi Field. “If Bobby Parnell and Vic Black show up tomorrow, Jeurys Familia will still close,” Terry Collins said in his pre-game media session. Since taking over as the team’s closer, Familia […]

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Familia Converts His First Save of the Season

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Converts His First Save of the Season

On Sunday, after Terry Collins relied on left-hander Jerry Blevins to get A.J. Pierzynski to ground out for the first out in the ninth against the Braves, he motioned to the bullpen for the right-hander and in came Jeurys Familia for his first save opportunity of the season. Familia passed his first test by striking […]

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Wright Says Mejia Messed Up And Deserves To Be Punished

An article by posted on April 12, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Says Mejia Messed Up And Deserves To Be Punished

Mets third baseman  David Wright blasted teammate Jenrry Mejia, who was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball Saturday for testing positive for steroids. “It’s obviously disappointing. Not only do you cost yourself 80 games and don’t get paid, but you’re hurting everybody in here. You’re letting down your teammates and I think that probably […]

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Mets Place Jenrry Mejia On DL, Call Up Erik Goeddel

An article by posted on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Place Jenrry Mejia On DL, Call Up Erik Goeddel

Update: Jenrry Mejia has inflammation in his throwing elbow and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list, the team announced. Mejia  received a cortisone shot and he will not be available to pitch for at least 10 days, according to the team. Minor league reliever Erik Goeddel will take Mejia’s spot on the roster. Goeddel […]

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MMO 2015 Season Preview: American League East

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO 2015 Season Preview: American League East

There is just something about March Madness that gets me so jacked up! No, it’s not the random 14 seed that hits a 3 pointer to seal an upset win over a #3 seed. It isn’t the cutting of the nets, the strive for perfection, or listening to Jay Bilas tell me how to fill […]

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Collins Concerned Murphy Won’t Be Ready For Opening Day

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Concerned Murphy Won’t Be Ready For Opening Day

With just eight games left until Opening Day, Terry Collins told reporters that he is concerned that Daniel Murphy won’t be ready to begin the season on time. Murphy ran yesterday and reported no problems, so we’re not sure if there’s been any setback. He’s been dealing with a strained right hamstring that has kept him out a week […]

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Heath Bell Announces Retirement

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Heath Bell Announces Retirement

After being released by the Washington Nationals on Monday, veteran reliever and former Met Heath Bell has announced his retirement from Major League Baseball. Bell told MLB.com’s Corey Brock: “My kids wanted me home. What’s more important: my kids or the big leagues? I’ve already accomplished more than I ever dreamed of. Now it’s time […]

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2015 Mets Season Preview: Bullpen

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Season Preview: Bullpen

Here is the second of a six-part MMO Special Feature, our 2015 Mets Season Preview. I previewed the starting rotation yesterday and over the next two weeks, I’ll be previewing our Bullpen, Catching, Infield, Outfield and Bench. I hope you enjoy my research, analysis, and insights. Let’s continue with Part 2, our bullpen. Jenrry Mejia […]

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Keith Hernandez Discusses All Things Mets

An article by posted on March 7, 2015 0 Comments
Keith Hernandez Discusses All Things Mets

Keith Hernandez circumvented the boycott and was on WFAN on Friday with Joe & Evan. Here is summary of what Keith had to say courtesy of a member of the MMO community, Mr. North Jersey. What To Do With Gee Keith thinks Dillon Gee has the temperament to make the transition to the bullpen and […]

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Last Year’s Demotion Was A Wake Up Call For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Last Year’s Demotion Was A Wake Up Call For Travis d’Arnaud

Travis d’Arnaud recently discussed his up-and-down 2014 season with Bill Madden of the Daily News. The 26-year old catcher talked about his demotion to the minors and the adjustments he made after being called back up to the majors. “It was a wake-up call,” d’Arnaud said. “It definitely humbled me. It taught me that nothing […]

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