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Was Game 162 The Start Of Something Special For Alderson’s Mets?

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Was Game 162 The Start Of Something Special For Alderson’s Mets?

It’s hard to witness the moment that a team finally clicks, especially when that team has been trying to turn things around for half a decade. Yesterday’s 8-3 win over the Houston Astros in the seasons final game felt like it meant something. While the team will still finish below .500, they won more games […]

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Mets Mathematically Eliminated From Playoffs, But Can Sill Shoot For .500

An article by posted on September 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Mathematically Eliminated From Playoffs, But Can Sill Shoot For .500

It’s over. The Mets have been mathematically eliminated from post-season contention as they play out the last eight games of the 2014 season. “We didn’t accomplish what we wanted to,” Terry Collins said after Friday’s 5-0 win over the Braves. “We certainly came out of spring training with high hopes of putting together a nice run. We […]

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Farewell Murphy, You’ve Been A Good Soldier and A Class Act

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Farewell Murphy, You’ve Been A Good Soldier and A Class Act

After listening to Sandy Alderson warn military veterans that spending and flexibility would be limited this offseason, during a visit to the Manhattan VA Hospital, and after hearing him say spending doesn’t equate to winning and not to expect any significant free agent signing, I’ve become convinced of one thing… Daniel Murphy is playing his […]

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Justin Turner Was On A Mission Last Night

An article by posted on August 23, 2014 0 Comments
Justin Turner Was On A Mission Last Night

Dodgers utility man Justin Turner put on a heck of show last night, seemingly doing everything he could to beat his old teammates. Turner turned two key double plays against the Mets, and was no slouch at the plate singling, doubling, drawing a walk and scoring a run. Turner also stole a base and nearly […]

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Collins Tells Team ‘We’ll be back in the hunt’

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Tells Team ‘We’ll be back in the hunt’

After last nights loss to the Washington Nationals, the nail in a three game sweep, Terry Collins addressed the team. The Nationals increased their lead in the East to 10.5 over the Mets and have now taken their last 11 games played at Citi Field. “They just outplay us. The whole difference is we can’t […]

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Niese Wins First Game Since Return From Disabled List

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Wins First Game Since Return From Disabled List

If any pitcher needed a good start on Monday it was Jon Niese. Helping the Mets take down the Phillies was just gravy. For Niese, the summer had been disastrous. After starting the season with a 5-4 record, sporting a dazzling 2.88 ERA, Niese dropped his next four decesions leaving the lefty searching for answers. […]

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Chris Young Loves How Mets Battled: “We Were Never Out Of It”

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Loves How Mets Battled: “We Were Never Out Of It”

Chris Young came through for the second consecutive game on Monday, this time going 2-for-4 and delivering the game-winning, eighth-inning home run in the Mets’ 9-7 win over the Yankees. Young told reporters he didn’t know the regular season could ever feel as electric as last night, calling it the most exciting game he’s ever played […]

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Scout Says d’Arnaud Doesn’t Look Strong, Lacking Energy

An article by posted on April 25, 2014 0 Comments
Scout Says d’Arnaud Doesn’t Look Strong, Lacking Energy

Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud continues to struggle and is slashing at .190/.277/.276 in 65 plate appearances this season. Baseball Prospectus spoke to a scout who told them:  “I haven’t liked him so far. He hasn’t looked good defensively, including allowing a bunch of passed balls. I’ve seen him miss some fastballs, almost like he has […]

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First Base Follies To Continue

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
First Base Follies To Continue

Despite Ike Davis starting on Thursday night against the Braves and starter David Hale, Terry Collins insists that Lucas Duda is still the starting first baseman and will continue to get the bulk of the playing time. “We made a decision and you don’t have much credibility if you keep changing your mind every other day because somebody goes 2-for-4,” […]

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Will Terry Collins Survive The Year? Odds-Makers Say No…

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Will Terry Collins Survive The Year? Odds-Makers Say No…

Although I already posted on the Mets and their new modern MLB record of 31 strikeouts through the team’s first two games, it was late last night when I wrote that and I didn’t get a chance to throw in some of my own thoughts on the matter. About three weeks ago I was at […]

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