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Oh, What A KNIGHT! Harvey Speaks To Reporters…

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Oh, What A KNIGHT! Harvey Speaks To Reporters…

Kudos to Newsday on this spectacular back page in today’s paper that perfectly describes the super-charged atmosphere at Citi Field, no doubt fueled by a dominant pitching performance by right-hander Matt Harvey. After the game, Harvey spoke to reporters and fielded questions. Was cold weather a factor in setting up your secondary pitches, making it […]

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Mets Set Rotation For Their Division Title Push

An article by posted on September 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Set Rotation For Their Division Title Push

One step closer. Despite the Mets having lost five of their last seven games, including last night’s 6-2 loss against the Atlanta Braves, they are now one game closer to clinching the division. Their magic number was trimmed to six games with the Washington Nationals losing 4-1 to the Baltimore Orioles. Thanks, O’s… In the […]

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Thumbs Down For Drew Storen

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
Thumbs Down For Drew Storen

Thumb’s down for Washington Nationals setup man Drew Storen, literally… He will miss the rest of the season after suffering a broken thumb in a fit of anger after the New York Mets swept them earlier this week. Storen hurt himself by slamming his locker in frustration after serving up the go-ahead homer to Yoenis Cespedes in the […]

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Nationals Are Running Out Of Time As Mets Magic Number Improves To 25

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Are Running Out Of Time As Mets Magic Number Improves To 25

While a sizable contingent of Mets fans still cower in fear over the Ghost of September Past and another 2007 style collapse, the Mets Magic Number improved to 25 last night even though they lost 14-8 to the Phillies at Citi Field. Credit the Washington Nationals who lost 8-5 in gut-wrenching fashion to the St. […]

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Mets Complete Deal For Addison Reed, Transfer Wilfredo Tovar To 60-Day DL

An article by posted on August 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Complete Deal For Addison Reed, Transfer Wilfredo Tovar To 60-Day DL

It’s official. The New York Mets have confirmed that they have acquired right-handed reliever Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks in return for right-handed pitching prospects Matt Koch and Miller Diaz. To make room for Reed on the 40-man roster, the Mets will transfer infielder Wilfredo Tovar to the 60-day disabled list. Reed, 26, has made 38 relief […]

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Collins Miffed At Missed Double Play

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Miffed At Missed Double Play

Following the Mets 8-1 loss to the Pirates at Citi Field, Terry Collins vocalized his frustration about the Mets’ botched double play during the 7th inning. Bobby Parnell induced a potential double play ball, but his throw sailed into centerfield because Ruben Tejada failed to cover the bag. The miscue opened the floodgates as the […]

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An MMO Original: The Cascading Effects of Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on August 7, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: The Cascading Effects of Yoenis Cespedes

We all know now, if we didn’t before, that Yoenis Cespedes can do some serious damage.  But as we learned in sweeps of the Nationals and Marlins, his mere presence makes a substantial, if not night-and-day difference in a lineup that was the butt of jokes just a fortnight ago. Cespedes brings even more than […]

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Wright Expects To Start Playing Rehab Games On Monday

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Expects To Start Playing Rehab Games On Monday

According to Kevin Kernan of the NY Post, David Wright is expected to play a minor league game Monday in Port St. Lucie. Wright took batting practice today and fielded ground balls at third base. If he avoids any setbacks, Wright could return sooner than anticipated in early September or late August. August 5th After […]

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Do The Mets Have A Closer Controversy?

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Do The Mets Have A Closer Controversy?

That’s what talking heads on SNY think. On Thursday, during an episode of Loudmouths Andy Martino of the Daily News suggested that the leash is getting shorter and shorter on Familia and that it’s time to start considering Tyler Clippard as the team’s closer. Right after that Gary Apple of SNY asked Nelson Figueroa the […]

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Gerardo Parra Would Fill A Big Need For Mets

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Gerardo Parra Would Fill A Big Need For Mets

There is something that many Mets fans, myself included, haven’t come to terms with yet and that is that the boys from Queens have a hole in center field. Juan Lagares was one of the most exciting players to watch in 2014 for the Metropolitans (which I suppose isn’t saying much). His offensive production was […]

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B-Mets Prevail In 17-Inning Thriller To Stay In First Place

An article by posted on July 25, 2015 0 Comments
B-Mets Prevail In 17-Inning Thriller To Stay In First Place

They lost their best hitter when Michael Conforto was elevated to Citi Field, but the Binghamton Mets would not be deterred. In the longest game in franchise history, a contest that lasted 4 hours and 36 minutes, Binghamton outlasted Trenton, 2-1, in 17 innings. The win keeps the B-Mets in first place one-half game in […]

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