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Patience & Diligence: The Not So Sudden Ascent Of The 2015 Mets

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Patience & Diligence: The Not So Sudden Ascent Of The 2015 Mets

The Mets of the past few seasons have been characterized by the steps they’ve taken to improve according to a carefully orchestrated master plan. It’s been lurch and surge all the way, like driving with a bad clutch, and then suddenly around half way through the 2015 season it all seemed to kick into gear. […]

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Wright Is Back On Track, Trying Not To Think Beyond Game 4

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Is Back On Track, Trying Not To Think Beyond Game 4

After struggling for most of the postseason, David Wright has busted out of his slump. He collected three hits and a walk during four at-bats last night as the Mets beat the Cubs 5-2. He entered yesterday’s game with a .087 batting average in 23 playoff at-bats, but he already showed signs of life in […]

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Mets Defeat Cubs 5-2 in Game 3, One Win Away From World Series!

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Defeat Cubs 5-2 in Game 3, One Win Away From World Series!

The New York Mets defeated the Chicago Cubs by a score of 5-2 in Game 3 of the NLCS on Tuesday night at Wrigley field. The Mets hold a commanding 3-0 lead over the Chicago Cubs and find themselves one game away from punching their ticket into the World Series. Pitching: Jacob deGrom again gutted […]

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NLCS Game 3 Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:07 PM – Total DeGromination!

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
NLCS Game 3 Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:07 PM – Total DeGromination!

With a 2-0 lead in the National League Championship Series, the New York Mets head to Wrigley Field to take on the Chicago Cubs for Game 3 tonight at 8:07 PM. RHP Jacob deGrom (2-0, 1.38) looks for his third postseason win and will oppose RHP Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 5.79) for the Cubs. New York’s […]

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NLCS Notes: Slumping Duda Iffy For Game 3, Lester Won’t Pitch Game 4

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
NLCS Notes: Slumping Duda Iffy For Game 3, Lester Won’t Pitch Game 4

During manager Terry Collins meeting with the press yesterday he did not give a ringing endorsement to start slumping first basemen, Lucas Duda in game three of the NLCS. In the postseason thus far Duda is 2-for-21 with 2 walks and 13 strikeout’s. It is worth noting that the Chicago Cubs will be sending RHP […]

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NLCS Game 2 Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 8:05 PM – It’s Thor’s Turn!

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
NLCS Game 2 Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 8:05 PM – It’s Thor’s Turn!

The New York Mets take their 1-0 lead over the Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series into a marquee pitching showdown between Noah Syndergaard and Jake Arrieta on Sunday at Citi Field beginning at 8:07 PM. Mets Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson – RF David Wright – 3B Daniel Murphy – 2B Yoenis Cespedes […]

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Syndergaard Takes Aim At Cubs In Game 2

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Takes Aim At Cubs In Game 2

Rookie right-hander Noah Syndergaard spoke to reporters Sunday night at Citi Field and fielded questions from the media. When did you learn you were starting Game 2? He just called me into his office and asked how I was feeling after my relief appearance, and my body and my arm have never felt better. So […]

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Cubs Bloggers Help Preview Mets vs Cubs NLCS

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Bloggers Help Preview Mets vs Cubs NLCS

The Mets wrapped up a series win against the Dodgers in the National League Division Series on Thursday night, which earned the team the privilege of matching up against a scary-good Cubs team that won 97 games in the NL Central, the toughest division in baseball. Along the way, the Cubs knocked off the 98-win […]

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NLCS Game 1: Cubs vs Mets, 8:05 PM, #BeatChicago

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
NLCS Game 1: Cubs vs Mets, 8:05 PM, #BeatChicago

Get your game faces on! The New York Mets and Chicago Cubs will face each other for the first time ever in the postseason when both teams take the field tonight at Citi Field. Right-hander Matt Harvey starts Game 1 in the National League Championship Series for the Mets, and he opposes left-hander Jon Lester […]

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Alderson, Collins, Maddon On Cubs Sweeping Season Series Against Mets

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson, Collins, Maddon On Cubs Sweeping Season Series Against Mets

Here’s something I hope you find interesting. During the media sessions at Citi Field on Friday evening, I noticed that Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins and Cubs manager Joe Maddon were each asked to respond the Cubs winning the regular season series 7-0 over the Mets, and whether it mattered in the NLCS. Here is what […]

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Michael Conforto Caps Off Big Day With Eighth Home Run

An article by posted on September 22, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Caps Off Big Day With Eighth Home Run

What a day for Mets rookie Michael Conforto. Only a few hours after being honored at Citi Field on Monday with a Sterling Award for being named the organization’s Minor League Player of the Year, the 22-year-old left fielder blasted his eighth home run of the season in the Mets 4-0 win over the Atlanta […]

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