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Terry Collins Holds Team Meeting After Mets’ Third Straight Loss

An article by posted on 30/07/2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Holds Team Meeting After Mets’ Third Straight Loss

After Friday night’s 6-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies, manager Terry Collins held a team meeting to address the malaise after the team’s third consecutive loss and to address the mounting frustration with failing to produce with runners in scoring position. “First of all, we have a good team,” Collins said. “We’re going through a […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Win First Series Out of Break in Philly

An article by posted on 18/07/2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Win First Series Out of Break in Philly

3 Up 1. Juan Steps Up Juan Lagares filled in beautifully for the injured Yoenis Cespedes, starting in all three games this weekend, while collecting three hits, including a homerun, a triple, and two RBI. He got things started for the Mets with his solo shot in the opener on Friday night. Lagares is now […]

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Mets Recall Michael Conforto From Las Vegas, Option Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on 17/07/2016 0 Comments
Mets Recall Michael Conforto From Las Vegas, Option Brandon Nimmo

The New York Mets announced that they have recalled Michael Conforto from Triple-A Las Vegas and have optioned outfielder Brandon Nimmo back to the minors. Conforto, 23, is due to rejoin the Mets for the series opener against the Cubs in Chicago on Monday. While getting plenty of playing time in right field, Conforto batted […]

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Kelly Johnson Homers Late As Mets Beat Braves 1-0 In Extras

An article by posted on 25/06/2016 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Homers Late As Mets Beat Braves 1-0 In Extras

The New York Mets (40-33) defeated the Atlanta Braves (25-49) by a score of 1-0 tonight at Turner Field. With the win and a Nationals loss, the Mets now find themselves just 2.0 games out of first place. Pitching: Jacob deGrom toed the rubber for the Mets tonight, and pitched another gutsy performance, but was […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Two Game Series Against WS Foe

An article by posted on 23/06/2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Two Game Series Against WS Foe

3 Up 1. The Bullpen Coming into the opener on Tuesday night against the Royals, the Mets bullpen never could have anticipated the relief they would have to provide in it. Just four pitches into the game, starter Bartolo Colon took a ball right back at him, hitting him in the thumb. Colon would have […]

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Whither Kevin Long?

An article by posted on 15/06/2016 0 Comments
Whither Kevin Long?

We are all well familiar by now with the frustration of watching this Mets’ offense.  The home run numbers are extremely high, the runs scored extremely low.  And, oh, that ghastly average with runners in scoring position – worst in all of baseball.  It has reached the point where one almost dreads seeing the bases […]

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The Mets Need To Hit “More” Homeruns

An article by posted on 14/06/2016 0 Comments
The Mets Need To Hit “More” Homeruns

Let’s start with the obvious.  In each and every at-bat, the optimal result is the homerun.  One through nine, you want each and every one of your batters to hit a homerun each and every time at the plate.  That’s not always going to happen.  As a result, you are going to have to build […]

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David Freese Is A Good Fit IF He’s Available

An article by posted on 10/06/2016 0 Comments
David Freese Is A Good Fit IF He’s Available

Despite the Pirates being in the thick of the Wild Card race, and there being no reason to expect for them to drop out of the race, Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball wrote that the Pirates could be willing to part with David Freese at the trade deadline.  Heyman believes Freese would be a nice fit […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Select First Baseman Peter Alonso In Second Round

An article by posted on 10/06/2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Select First Baseman Peter Alonso In Second Round

The New York Mets have selected first baseman Peter Alonso out of the University of Florida with the 64th overall pick in the 2016 first-year player draft. The 21-year old right-handed slugger has seen his stock climb in recent weeks. His improved contact rate and plus raw power makes him very attractive. More likely to stick at […]

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Michael Conforto Refuses To Let Slump Shake His Confidence

An article by posted on 02/06/2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Refuses To Let Slump Shake His Confidence

To say that Michael Conforto had a rough day on Wednesday, would be an understatement. The young outfielder went 0-6 while stranding four runners on base and striking out four times. Not only has Conforto been held hitless in his last 14 at-bats, but he has looked flat-out perplexed at the plate. However, Conforto feels […]

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