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Tonight, We Are The Greatest Baseball Team In The World

An article by posted on October 15, 2015 0 Comments
Tonight, We Are The Greatest Baseball Team In The World

Looking back on all my interviews preparing the book The Voices of Baseball, one particular memory would apply to tonight’s game in Dodger Stadium. Dave Wills of the Tampa Bay Rays, on the morning of Game 7 of the 2008 ALCS, noticed his broadcast partner, Andy Freed feeling a bit melancholy, knowing they were playing […]

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DeGrom Strikes Out 13 In First Playoff Win!

An article by posted on October 10, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Strikes Out 13 In First Playoff Win!

In his first ever postseason start, Jacob deGrom was incredible. He fired seven scoreless innings and allowed just five hits while striking out 13 batters. Despite all of the attention being placed on Clayton Kershaw, it was deGrom who ended up stealing the show. He out-pitched the Dodgers’ ace, and led the Mets’ to their […]

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DeGrom Sharp in Season Finale, Ready To Face The Dodgers

An article by posted on October 5, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Sharp in Season Finale, Ready To Face The Dodgers

Jacob deGrom capped off an amazing season by going four strong innings while allowing no hits and striking out seven in the Mets 1-0 win over the Washington Nationals. For the Mets it was their 90th win of the season, the most they have had since 2006. DeGrom etched his name into the record books in […]

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Read: For Mets Fans, 2015 Is The Season Of A Lifetime

An article by posted on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
Read: For Mets Fans, 2015 Is The Season Of A Lifetime

MMO staff writer Brian Mangan penned a must-read piece for all Mets fans on his personal site, The Read Zone. “People like teams that win, teams that are home-grown, and teams that exceed expectations. The 2015 Mets are all three, and for that reason, will go down as one of the most beloved Mets teams […]

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Amazin’ Mets Win One For The Ages

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Mets Win One For The Ages

Coming into Tuesday nights game, a majority of Mets fans had a feeling that Matt Harvey was going to come out firing against the Washington Nationals in what was going to be the most important game of the year. How could he not have a Harvey like outing? It seemed fitting after all the media […]

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Mets’ New and Improved Narrative: 1969 Redux

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets’ New and Improved Narrative: 1969 Redux

It is perilous to build narratives, or even make predictions, in the middle of an upturn, just as it is during a downturn. Nevertheless, driven by still-vivid memories of the most glorious team in franchise history, and under-girded by a shared sense among Mets fans that this team may have that same special “it,” some […]

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Duda Responds With 8 Homers After Collins Gives Him Ultimatum

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Duda Responds With 8 Homers After Collins Gives Him Ultimatum

You know I’ve given Terry Collins a lot of flak over the years, I’ll be the first to admit that. But I’ve got to hand it to him this season, while he continues to annoy me with his in-game decisions, the way he’s handled his players and kept them motivated throughout some pretty difficult circumstances, […]

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Could Cuddyer Be Heading Into A Platoon Role?

An article by posted on July 18, 2015 0 Comments
Could Cuddyer Be Heading Into A Platoon Role?

Michael Cuddyer, who was signed to a two-year, $21 million contract in the offseason to add some punch to the Mets lineup, is now in danger of being relegated to a platoon role. Despite having four days to rest his sore knee, Terry Collins left the slumping Cuddyer out of the starting lineup on Friday […]

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Tulowitzki Responds To Mets Trade Rumors

An article by posted on July 15, 2015 0 Comments
Tulowitzki Responds To Mets Trade Rumors

Speaking with reporters prior to the All-Star game, Troy Tulowitzki says he has no desire to be traded. “I signed to be a Rockie and right now my job is to be a Rockie, so my job is to go out there every single day and help them to try to win games,” Tulowitzki said. […]

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Watch Kirk Nieuwenhuis Make Mets History

An article by posted on July 13, 2015 0 Comments
Watch Kirk Nieuwenhuis Make Mets History

Kirk Nieuwenhuis just blasted his third home run of the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday at Citi Field. His third homer just cleared the foul pole in right field, a booming shot you knew was going out if it was fair. His first two home runs came against D’Backs starter Rubby De La […]

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