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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM – Let’s Get It On!

An article by posted on March 3, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM – Let’s Get It On!

The New York Mets (0-0) begin their 2016 Grapefruit League season on Thursday afternoon against the Washington Nationals (1-0) in Viera, FL at 1:05 PM ET. It’s the first of six spring matchups with the Nats and the first of three at Space Coast Stadium in Viera. The game will not air SNY, but can be heard […]

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NYC Ban On Smokeless Tobacco Won’t Help Without Culture Change

An article by posted on February 5, 2016 0 Comments
NYC Ban On Smokeless Tobacco Won’t Help Without Culture Change

This is a whole new generation. When I was growing up, we had candy cigarettes (gone) and Big League Chew (still around). While playing baseball, we used to have the candy cigarettes so we could smoke like Keith Hernandez, or we would shove a ton of Big League Chew in our mouths to look like Lenny Dykstra. […]

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Manfred: DH Not Coming To The National League

An article by posted on January 25, 2016 0 Comments
Manfred: DH Not Coming To The National League

In an interview with Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said the National League will not adopt the designated hitter. “The most likely result on the designated hitter for the foreseeable future is the status quo,” Manfred said. “I think the vast majority of clubs in the National League want to stay where […]

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Kelly Johnson to DH Game 1 of World Series

An article by posted on October 27, 2015 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson to DH Game 1 of World Series

Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports that Mets utility infielder, Kelly Johnson will be the DH for the Game 1 of the 2015 World Series against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Johnson will look to provide some pop to the DH position where the Mets have had trouble finding the right guy. “Kelly is going […]

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Royals and Mets Will Meet In World Series!

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
Royals and Mets Will Meet In World Series!

The Kansas City Royals clinched their second straight American League pennant with a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 6 at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night. Kansas City shortstop Alcides Escobar was named the ALCS MVP. During the six-game series against Toronto, Escobar batted .478 with six runs scored and five RBI […]

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Back in the Saddle Again: Travis d’Arnaud Batting Fifth Tonight

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Back in the Saddle Again: Travis d’Arnaud Batting Fifth Tonight

He’s Baaa-aaack… Travis d’Arnaud is back in the Mets lineup and batting fifth tonight against the Washington Nationals. Can I get a… Hell Yeah! * * * * * * * * * * Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud is now in New York and with the team. He will be activated from the disabled list before […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:05 PM, (SNY)

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:05 PM, (SNY)

Jacob deGrom takes the mound for the Mets as they take on the Miami Marlins at Tradition Field in Port St m Lucie for a 1:10 matchup. The reigning NL Rookie of the Year will be opposed by left-hander Brad Hand for the Marlins. It was a tough day for Mets fans yesterday, but looking […]

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My Hall of Fame Ballot and the Problems with the Voting Process

An article by posted on December 30, 2014 0 Comments
My Hall of Fame Ballot and the Problems with the Voting Process

The Hall of Fame debate to me these days is less about who is deserving and more about why they should or shouldn’t be disqualified. For several years now, each new candidate comes with their own set of speculations as opposed to qualifications. Every candidate that played in the steroid era will always have suspicion […]

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Lucas Duda Is Willing To Platoon At First Base

An article by posted on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Is Willing To Platoon At First Base

While Lucas Duda applauded the addition of Michael Cuddyer, he understands that he could lose playing time to him against lefthanded pitching. And despite struggling against lefties in the last two seasons, batting just .180 off them in 2014, Duda believes he can still be proficient against southpaws. That said, Duda, who is coming off […]

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Breaking Down the Remaining July Schedule

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Breaking Down the Remaining July Schedule

The All-Star Break is over and the hunt for the playoffs is just starting to get exciting. The Mets sit at 45-50, but their last ten games (8-2) going into the break has injected confidence into an often pessimistic fan base. In these ten games, Mets pitching has recorded a 2.74 ERA, while in the […]

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