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This Is The Stuff Of Legend

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
This Is The Stuff Of Legend

I’ve often said, and it bears repeating, that the 2015 New York Mets are a team of destiny. Since first uttering that “the stars and planets were aligning for this team” back in July, the phrase has become a staple in mainstream and local media to describe the this Mets team, once September rolled around. […]

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DeGrom Pitches Mets To Within One Win From World Series

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Pitches Mets To Within One Win From World Series

The Mets’ starting pitching has been dominant for the entire series against the Cubs, and last night’s starter, Jacob deGrom, wasn’t any different in Game 3 at Wrigley Field. He fired seven strong innings while allowing only two runs and four hits. He also struck out seven and earned his third win of the postseason. […]

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Syndergaard Strikes Out 9 In Electrifying Performance

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Strikes Out 9 In Electrifying Performance

Noah Syndergaard struck out nine and fired 5.2 dominating innings as the Mets defeated the Cubs by a score of 4-1 last night at Citi Field. Syndergaard surrendered only three hits and one run all night as Chicago’s lineup was simply overmatched against the Mets’ rookie sensation. Even though this was only his second postseason […]

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Jeurys Familia May Be Unavailable In Game 2 Tonight

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia May Be Unavailable In Game 2 Tonight

Mets closer Jeurys Familia has allowed only one hit and one walk in 6.2 scoreless innings this postseason. His three saves are tied for the most in Mets postseason history. He notched his third save of four or more outs in Game 1 of the NLCS. The last NL reliever to have back-to-back saves of […]

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An MMO Original: The Mets Find Their Missing Bookend

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: The Mets Find Their Missing Bookend

All or most of us have wanted since that awful season that shall remain nameless (or dateless) – hint: it was eight years ago – not to mention the year that followed, is to rid ourselves of the curse. OK, we don’t have a Bambino or a goat conveniently nestled into a clever-sounding curse, but […]

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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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