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Rejuvenated Mets On Verge Of Sweeping Cubs With Thor Pitching Finale

An article by posted on July 3, 2016 0 Comments
Rejuvenated Mets On Verge Of Sweeping Cubs With Thor Pitching Finale

After being swept by the Washington Nationals and losing four in a row coming into this series against one of the best teams in baseball, things looked bleak for the Mets. A timely rejuvenation though has put them right back to looking like the team we knew they were capable of being. Manager, Terry Collins […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Cubs 3

An article by posted on July 2, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Cubs 3

The New York Mets (43-37) defeated the Chicago Cubs (51-29) by a score of 4-3 tonight at Citi Field. Offense: The Mets got off to a quick start against Cubs ace Jake Arrieta in the first inning as Neil Walker launched his 15th homer of the year to right. After Bartolo Colon yielded a two-run […]

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

An article by posted on July 1, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Friday, July 1, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Jason Hammel (7-4, 2.58) vs. RHP Jacob deGrom (3-4, 2.67) SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Man, the Mets needed that one last night. The game looked bleak for a while coming off of a sweep by […]

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Cespedes Blasts 466 Foot Bomb Into Citi’s Upper Deck

An article by posted on July 1, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Blasts 466 Foot Bomb Into Citi’s Upper Deck

“He made a meal out of it!” That famous quote from the classic baseball film “The Natural” was the first thing that came to mind when I watched Yoenis Cespedes crush a solo homer into the third deck of the stands at Citi Field during Thursday’s 4-3 win against the Chicago Cubs. Ironically, Cespedes declined […]

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

An article by posted on June 30, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Thursday, June 30, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP John Lackey (7-4, 3.29) vs. LHP Steven Matz (7-3, 3.29) SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets return home after a disappointing trip to DC where they were swept by the Nationals. Now they need to […]

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Featured Article: The Amazing Odyssey Of Mets Reliever Jim Henderson

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: The Amazing Odyssey Of Mets Reliever Jim Henderson

As a 26th round draft pick by the Montreal Expos in the 2003 draft, Jim Henderson faced a steep uphill climb to make it to the majors. He stuck around long enough to be eligible for the Rule 5 draft in 2006. He was selected by the Cubs, but he didn’t make the major league roster. The […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 5, Mets 1 (Rapid Reaction!)

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 5, Mets 1 (Rapid Reaction!)

The New York Mets were defeated by the Chicago Cubs by a score of 5-1 on Thursday night at Cashman Field in Las Vegas. They have now gone winless in their last 14 games. Said Terry Collins, “Who cares. I don’t really care.” Paul Sewald started for the Mets in place of Jacob deGrom and […]

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Mets Bringing More Heat in 2016

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bringing More Heat in 2016

The general consensus as to why Hall of Famer Walter Johnson was so dominant was the saying, “You can’t hit what you can’t see.”  In analyzing some new data by MLB’s StatCast, that saying can now be applied to the young New York Mets’ pitching staff. As Andrew Simon of MLB.com notes, the Mets threw more pitches of […]

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No Ugly Ducklings In This Mets Rotation

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
No Ugly Ducklings In This Mets Rotation

I remember watching the Munsters when I was a kid and even then I didn’t understand the whole Marilyn Munster thing. In what world was she more attractive than Lily? I mean I understand Lily is undead and all, but come on. Sometimes I’d see Al Lewis (sad that he passed) sweeping the sidewalk on […]

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Lazaro Armenteros: Will Mets Continue To Ignore Premium International Free Agents

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Lazaro Armenteros: Will Mets Continue To Ignore Premium International Free Agents

Latest Cuban Phenom Lazaro Armenteros Declared A Free Agent Last week the question was posed here on MMO as to whether or not the Mets should trade LHP Steven Matz and another player to the Red Sox for shortstop prospect Yoan Moncada. The trade was proposed by Baseball America and I have a huge problem […]

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Mets and Cubs Reigniting Their Once Decades Old Rivalry

An article by posted on January 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Cubs Reigniting Their Once Decades Old Rivalry

Chicago Cubs co-owner and chairman of the board Todd Ricketts had nothing good to say about the New York Mets this weekend. While taking questions at a Cubs Fan Fest at the Sheraton Grand Chicago ballroom on Saturday morning, here’s what Ricketts had to say about Mets fans. “I don’t know if you guys know this, […]

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