Tag: Curtis Granderson

How Mets’ Outfielders Have Fared Playing Center

An article by posted on 02/08/2016 0 Comments
How Mets’ Outfielders Have Fared Playing Center

The acquisition of Jay Bruce leaves the Mets with four corner outfielders on their roster and no true center fielder. Yoenis Cespedes, who had been playing center, has removed himself from that position due to his seemingly never-ending quad injury. With this being the case, the plan seems to be to have Michael Conforto and […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Grandy & deGrom Each Poised For Big Second Half

An article by posted on 12/07/2016 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Grandy & deGrom Each Poised For Big Second Half

As the week before the All-Star break wrapped up, the New York Mets were looking to close the gap between the division leading Washington Nationals, as they came in to Queens for a four game set. While the Mets came back to beat the Nationals 9-7 in Thursday night’s opener, the Mets would eventually lose […]

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Granderson Providing Spark Since Return

An article by posted on 08/07/2016 0 Comments
Granderson Providing Spark Since Return

In last night’s 9-7 win over the first place Washington Nationals, the New York Mets lineup all took part in the fun, getting contributions from everyone in the starting lineup including a pinch-hit double from Kelly Johnson and the 5th inning go-ahead homer off the bat of red hot Wilmer Flores. Right fielder Curtis Granderson […]

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With Lagares Close To Returning, De Aza’s Days Are Numbered

An article by posted on 30/06/2016 0 Comments
With Lagares Close To Returning, De Aza’s Days Are Numbered

Terry Collins, who cited a lack of options, found himself not just having to put Alejandro De Aza in the starting lineup in last night’s 4-2 loss to the Washington Nationals, but in the critical leadoff spot as Curtis Granderson was scratched due to a right calf-strain. A spot normally put aside for a player capable of […]

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Mets Look For A Win To Avoid Limping Into Cubs Series

An article by posted on 29/06/2016 0 Comments
Mets Look For A Win To Avoid Limping Into Cubs Series

The Mets were armed and not dangerous in a two rain delayed 5-0 loss against the Nationals in D.C. Mother nature limited Matt Harvey to 3 2/3 innings, depriving the right-hander from seeing a little more light at the end of his dark and demoralizing tunnel. Manager Terry Collins said Harvey (4-10) was outstanding despite being […]

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John Gant Suffocates Mets Offense, Braves Take Opener 5-1

An article by posted on 17/06/2016 0 Comments
John Gant Suffocates Mets Offense, Braves Take Opener 5-1

The New York Mets (36-30) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (21-46) by a score of 5-1 at Citi Field Friday evening. Pitching: Matt Harvey was not at his best tonight.  After three sterling starts, Harvey struggled, especially putting innings away with two out.  All in all, Harvey went six innings giving up four runs, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Thor Puts Hammer Down, Mets Beat Pirates 11-2

An article by posted on 15/06/2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Thor Puts Hammer Down, Mets Beat Pirates 11-2

The Mets (35-29) defeated the Pirates (33-32) by a score of 11-2 Wednesday night at Citi Field.  Pitching: Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and was immediately electric, constantly hitting 100 mph with his fastball and 92 mph with his slider in the first inning. After allowing a single on the first pitch of the […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: A Dark Knight Returns, A Granderson Sighting

An article by posted on 13/06/2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: A Dark Knight Returns, A Granderson Sighting

Another tough week for the Mets came and went during Sunday June 5th to Saturday June 11th. The Mets went 3-4 during that stretch, and yet again, had trouble driving runners in with less than two outs, a startling trend that seems to be taking place more and more as the season progresses. The Mets […]

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MMO Game Recap: Brewers Defeat Mets 5-3

An article by posted on 12/06/2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Brewers Defeat Mets 5-3

The New York Mets (34-28) were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers (30-33) by a score of 5-3 at Miller Park on Sunday afternoon. They split the series two games apiece. Pitching: Steven Matz was on the mound today and this wasn’t his best effort.  Matz pitched six innings but gave up nine hits, allowing 5 […]

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Brewers Wallop Five Homers To Defeat Mets 7-4

An article by posted on 11/06/2016 0 Comments
Brewers Wallop Five Homers To Defeat Mets 7-4

The Mets (34-27) were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers (29-33) by a score of 7-4 this afternoon at Miller Park. Pitching: Logan Verrett got the spot start for the Mets today and was ineffective, tossing only four innings and burned through a lot of pitches. When all was said and done, Verrett was touched up […]

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