Tag: Curtis Granderson

MMO Game Recap: Cardinals 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cardinals 5, Mets 4

The Mets (14-10) missed out on a chance to move into first place in the Grapefruit League on Friday, falling 5-4 to the Cardinals (10-8) on the road. Matt Harvey got the start for the Mets on his 26th birthday and pitched well. Harvey pitched 4.1 innings, striking out 5 and walking none while allowing […]

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Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

Adam Rubin (ESPN) reported that the Mets now plan on starting Lucas Duda against left-handed pitching this year.  “He just faced two of the best lefties in the game and went up there with a great approach,” said manager Terry Collins, who was referring to Duda’s recent success against AL veteran southpaws David Price and […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 4

An article by posted on March 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 4

The Mets (9-8) beat the Cardinals (7-6) by a score of 5-4 on Friday afternoon at Tradition Field.  Bartolo Colon got the start for the Mets and was his usual self, keeping the opposition in check without ever looking like he was dominating in any way. Colon pitched 4.2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 6 […]

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MMO Fan Shot: March Madness Mets Style!

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: March Madness Mets Style!

“It’s Mets March Madness, Baby!!!” An MMO Fan Shot by Spencer Barnes In honor of the phenomenon that brings grown men to tears, turns underdogs into Cinderellas, and makes young children look smarter than ESPN analysts, I present to you March Madness—New York Mets edition. In the spirit of all things optimistic, let’s call it […]

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Wilmer Flores Blasts 3-Run Homer As Mets Rout Braves 13-2

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Blasts 3-Run Homer As Mets Rout Braves 13-2

The New York Mets crushed their division rival Atlanta Braves by a score of 13-2 on Friday afternoon in Tradition Field. Jon Niese (2.84 ERA) started the game and allowed three hits in 3.2 scoreless innings, striking out three and walking only one. Niese is looking good, my friends. Sean Gilmartin (9.82 ERA) allowed a […]

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Matt Reynolds Is Making His Presence Known

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Reynolds Is Making His Presence Known

Matt Reynolds has impressed many within the Mets organization this spring, continuing on his stellar development that spanned over two minor league levels last season. Mike Puma (NY Post) recently discussed the meteoric rise of the 24 year old prospect who is considered a multi-faceted player with the potential to see major league time soon. “He’s probably not that […]

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Spring Swagger or Naïveté?

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Spring Swagger or Naïveté?

Spring Training comes with its own measure of swagger. Optimism is the size of a grapefruit. Predictions of an October pennant race sound as sweet as a sun-kissed Florida orange. From Florida to Arizona, managers and coaches spew sweet accolades on the crop of prospects and the 30-something coming back from season-ending surgery is once again fresh […]

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Granderson Sets A Positive Tone, Believes Mets Can Take Back New York

An article by posted on February 24, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Sets A Positive Tone, Believes Mets Can Take Back New York

I read yesterday that the Mets full squad was already in camp on Monday, two days before the mandatory reporting date. I don’t know what that means in the grand scheme of things, but I think it says a lot about the makeup of the team and their commitment. I really like the mix of […]

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Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

Kevin Kernan (New York Post) collected the thoughts of one of NY’s emerging young pitchers, Zack Wheeler, who has become more vocal this offseason as the team approaches what should be a turning point.  2015 is being presented as the year when excuses will be laid to rest and winning will be restored. “…Wheeler likes […]

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Numbers Point To A Big Season For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on January 26, 2015 0 Comments
Numbers Point To A Big Season For Travis d’Arnaud

Very few backstops have the ability to manipulate the strike zone and manufacture K’s like Travis d’Arnaud. That talent immediately caught the eye of the Mets front office following his 2013 debut.  His quick hands translates at the plate into raw power and bat speed. There were obstacles and defensive flaws that d’Arnaud had to hurdle last […]

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