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Meaningful Games in August

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Meaningful Games in August

What a week! It all starts with the acquisitions of Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson, and two much needed wins against the Los Angeles Dodgers (and let’s not forget the MLB debut of one Michael Conforto). The acquisition of Tyler Clippard starts drawing comparisons to the Kansas City Royals shutdown pen, which lasts not even […]

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The Making Of A Team

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
The Making Of A Team

“And, a few days after Bill stepped behind the plate, something happened to the Blues. When you live with a team eight months of the year, season after season, its thoughts and responses and spirits become your own. I never felt it stronger than the week Bill took charge behind the plate.” “Not that it […]

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The Next Ten Games Will Be Pivotal For Mets

An article by posted on July 17, 2015 0 Comments
The Next Ten Games Will Be Pivotal For Mets

  With the Mets facing a challenging ten game stretch following the All-Star break, Mike Vaccaro of the NY Post explains that this could be the defining moment of the season. New York starts a three game series on the road against the St. Louis Cardinals tonight, who have the best record in the National […]

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Mets Should Consider Going After Gerardo Parra

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Should Consider Going After Gerardo Parra

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, Mets insiders believe the Cubs will not trade shortstop Addison Russell until the offseason if at all. “The Cubs are more likely to be in the business of maintaining their big-league roster while adding a starting pitcher or, perhaps, dealing Starlin Castro instead.” First of all, the Cubs trading Russell […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 1

An article by posted on July 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 1

Sure, the Mets finally scored a run, but nothing really changed this afternoon, as the Mets (40-40) lost to the Cubs (42-35) by a score of 6-1. The Mets finally broke their 24-inning scoreless streak in the fourth inning when Curtis Granderson doubled home Jacob deGrom, who had doubled two batters before. However, the Cubs […]

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

An article by posted on June 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 7:10 PM

After a three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds, the New York Mets (40-37) open a three-game set with the Chicago Cubs (39-35) tonight at Citi Field. LHP Jonathon Niese (3-7, 4.12) will try to keep the Mets winning streak going and will be opposed by RHP Kyle Hendricks (2-4, 4.46) for the Cubs. First pitch […]

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ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

Baseball analyst and former GM Jim Duquette came up with three potential scenarios in trying to construct the perfect Mets and Cubs trade in an article for MLB.com. He points out that Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer recently acknowledged that the two sides have had ongoing dialogue to see if there is a good fit. […]

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Collins Should Look In The Mirror Before Pointing Fingers At Players

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Should Look In The Mirror Before Pointing Fingers At Players

It was a forgetful time in Chicago for the Mets after losing to the Cubs again on Thursday afternoon to get swept in a 4 game series. After losing the night before on a bases loaded walk, Thursday was just as excruciating maybe more. The Mets blew a 5-1 lead and gave up the winning […]

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Mets’ Pitiful Numbers Tell The Story

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets’ Pitiful Numbers Tell The Story

On April 23, after the Mets wrapped up their 11th straight victory to move ten games over .500 and build a comfortable eight-game lead over the Washington Nationals, all seemed right in their world. They won because their starting pitching overcame injuries to David Wright and Travis d’Arnaud; a lack of consistent power from Lucas […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

The Mets (20-14) fell to the Cubs (18-15) 2-1 tonight although despite a spectacular game from the Dark Knight. Matt Harvey pitched seven strong innings, allowing three hits, two walks and no earned runs while striking out nine Cubs. Carlos Torres came in to pitch the 8th. He gave up a one-out single to Addison […]

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Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets have not yet written off Wilmer Flores as their No. 1 shortstop. However, he adds that the consensus among in-the-know observers is that at some point they will need to pull the trigger and obtain a top-tier shortstop if they truly plan to capitalize on […]

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