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Royals and Giants Embrace Their Big Ballparks

An article by posted on October 27, 2014 0 Comments
Royals and Giants Embrace Their Big Ballparks

Joel Sherman of the New York Post says the Mets could learn a lot by watching how this season’s World Series combatants constructed their teams to excel and win within their spacious ballparks. Both the Giants and Royals play in parks that are not conducive to hitting home runs. The teams competing in the World […]

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Working The Count vs. Looking To Make Contact

An article by posted on October 18, 2014 0 Comments
Working The Count vs. Looking To Make Contact

“If there is anything underrated about the Giants,” John Harper of the Daily News writes. “It’s the pressure they put on defenses with an old-school offensive approach that is more about attacking aggressively than working counts. Partly as a result, they’ve managed to score 10 runs in this postseason on plays where they didn’t produce […]

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A Cautionary Tale: You Need To Hit In October

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
A Cautionary Tale: You Need To Hit In October

The Major League Baseball postseason is just six games old and it’s already turning into an all-time great year. You had the Oakland A’s getting bounced in the Wild Card Round by the upstart Kansas City Royals. You have the #1 seed in the American League going down 2-0 to those same Royals and the […]

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Mets Are More ‘Clutch’ Than The Nats, Statistically Speaking

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are More ‘Clutch’ Than The Nats, Statistically Speaking

Judging from comments on my twitter feed, I’d venture to guess that the prevailing emotion among Mets fans out there for this season is abject frustration. While there are times when we are offered glimmers of hope and slivers of consistency, they tend to be quickly snuffed out. The team itself is probably more likeable […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM, (Lagares Leading Off)

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM, (Lagares Leading Off)

The Mets head to Washington to open a three-game series against the Nationals on Tuesday night at 7:05 PM. Zack Wheeler (6-8, 3.60) will lead things off for the Mets and will oppose left-hander Gio Gonzalez (6-7, 3.88) for the Nationals. Wheeler is 3-0 with a 1.63 ERA in his past six starts and 1-4 with a 4.75 ERA […]

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Mejia Experiencing Back Tightness

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Experiencing Back Tightness

Mets closer Jenrry Mejia entered Monday’s game in a 3-3 tie with the Mets looking to grab a split of their four game series with the Giants. Unfortunately, the Dominican fireballer struggled, allowing a run on two hits and a walk, and eventually taking the loss. After the game Mejia told ESPN New York’s Adam […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 4, Mets 3

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Giants 4, Mets 3

The Mets lost to the Giants this afternoon by a score of 4-3. This is a tough loss to swallow for the Mets who were looking to split against the Giants. After Bartolo Colon got destroyed on Sunday, Dillon Gee pitched a decent game, surrendering two earned runs over his 5.2. The loss went to […]

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MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 12:10 PM

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 12:10 PM

The Mets look to salvage a split of their four-game series against the San Francisco Giants on Monday as the two teams meet in a 12:10 PM matinee at Citi Field. Dillon Gee (4-4, 3.77) takes the hill for the Mets and will be opposed by right-hander Tim Hudson (8-8, 2.71) for the Giants. Gee received his third consecutive loss […]

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Wright Insists That He’s Not Playing Hurt

An article by posted on August 3, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Insists That He’s Not Playing Hurt

After Sunday’s 9-0 shelling by the San Francisco Giants, Mets third baseman David Wright insisted that he’s healthy. ”I’m fine,” Wright told reporters gathered at his locker. “I’m just not hitting.” “I’ve got to get going,” Wright said. “We have a few guys who have to get going.” A reference perhaps to Curtis Granderson, who is 9-for-53 […]

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MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 1:10 PM, (Colon Bids For 200th Win!)

An article by posted on August 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 1:10 PM, (Colon Bids For 200th Win!)

After a thrilling victory on Saturday night, the Mets and Giants go into game three of their 4-game series with one win apiece. Bartolo Colon (10-8, 3.88), who many thought would be traded at the deadline, takes the mound for the Mets and will oppose left-hander Madison Bumgarner (12-8, 3.41) for San Francisco in a 1:10 PM start at […]

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