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Erik Goeddel Played Golf With Chase Utley During Offseason

An article by posted on February 28, 2016 0 Comments
Erik Goeddel Played Golf With Chase Utley During Offseason

Mets reliever Erik Goeddel told the Kristie Ackert of the Daily News that he played golf with Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley during the offseason while the two were in Mexico. It wasn’t something that he planned and in fact it was Erik’s brother Tyler who had arranged it. Tyler Goeddel, an outfielder in the Philadelphia system, […]

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NLDS Report: Mattingly Has High Praise For Mets Starting Pitchers

An article by posted on October 8, 2015 0 Comments
NLDS Report: Mattingly Has High Praise For Mets Starting Pitchers

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly heaped plenty of praise on the Mets young trio of Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey before his team’s workout Wednesday at Dodger Stadium. “Those guys are really good,” said Mattingly, the former Yankees star entering his third straight postseason with the Dodgers. “We’ve been looking at them […]

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Mets and Cespedes Agree To Waive Clause Governing 5-Day Signing Window

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Mets and Cespedes Agree To Waive Clause Governing 5-Day Signing Window

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes have agreed to amend the clause in his contract that gave the Mets only five days to sign him after the World Series. “Thus, rather than be under a short-term constraint to decide whether to sign Cespedes as a […]

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Jon Niese Placed On Paternity Leave, Logan Verrett Recalled

An article by posted on July 25, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Niese Placed On Paternity Leave, Logan Verrett Recalled

LHP Jon Niese was placed on paternity leave on Saturday and the Mets recalled RHP Logan Verrett to take his place on the roster. On Friday night, Niese was shelled for six runs by the Dodgers, his mind clearly on his wife who was expecting the couple’s child. Niese was saddened when he learned that […]

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Conforto and Nimmo Shine at 2015 Futures Game

An article by posted on July 12, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto and Nimmo Shine at 2015 Futures Game

Top prospects Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo represented the New York Mets very well on Sunday during the 2015 MLB Futures Game which saw the USA team beat the World team 10-1 at Great American Ballpark. Showing off his electric bat, Conforto stroked two line drive singles to center and right in his two at-bats.  But he also […]

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A Media Maelstrom and Why the Mets Can’t Have Nice Things

An article by posted on July 12, 2015 0 Comments
A Media Maelstrom and Why the Mets Can’t Have Nice Things

Jeff asks… I’m so disgusted that I don’t know where to begin, but can you please tell me why everyone is turning on Matt Harvey and painting him as a villain every time he says or does something? This hurts me so much because Matt Harvey is my favorite player and has made it fun […]

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Lucas Duda Sighting At Citi Field… No Not That One, The Good One

An article by posted on July 11, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Sighting At Citi Field… No Not That One, The Good One

He’s Baa-aack… Or maybe not, but during the Mets 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, there was an actual Lucas Duda sighting at Citi Field No, not that wind-sucking Lucas Duda we’ve seen over the last two months, but the deluxe version we remember from April and May when he boasted a .989 OPS. For the […]

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Should The Mets Trade For A Reliever?

An article by posted on June 20, 2015 0 Comments
Should The Mets Trade For A Reliever?

(Updated 6/20) Andy Martino of the Daily News argues that the Mets need to upgrade their bullpen at the trading deadline in addition to their lineup. “You think?” one team official said on Tuesday, when asked if the Mets needed to acquire a reliever. Martino says that the Mets do not have a solid 8th […]

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MMO Feature: Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic Turns 45

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic Turns 45

On this day in Mets history, 45 years ago, Hall of Famer Tom Seaver tossed his 19-strikeout gem against the San Diego Padres and set the major league record with 10 straight strikeouts to end the game. It happened on April 22, 1970 and our own Stephen Hanks was there. Here is an article he […]

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Remembering That Baseball Is Supposed To Be Fun

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Remembering That Baseball Is Supposed To Be Fun

During today’s Intrasquad game, which ended in a scoreless tie by the way, the Daily News handed Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom a couple of mice and the two go doing play by play.   That’s what spring training is all about right there. A few dozen players taking to the field to prepare for […]

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