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Mets Minors Recap: Offenses Sputter as Everyone Loses

An article by posted on April 20, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Offenses Sputter as Everyone Loses

Sacramento 12, Las Vegas (5-6) 1 Starter Seth Lugo had a rough night lasting only 2.2 innings and allowing nine runs on ten hits, he fell to 1-2 on the season with a 10.66 ERA. Josh Smoker allowed a run in his inning of work but did strike out three batters. Dilson Herrera was the […]

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David Wright: Syndergaard Is “A Maxed-Out Video Game Character”

An article by posted on April 19, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright: Syndergaard Is “A Maxed-Out Video Game Character”

Mets Captain, David Wright had some kind words to say about his pitcher after his performance in their 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The world is currently in awe of the skills of Noah Syndergaard and Wright puts it in the most eloquent way. “Friends ask me about him,” Wright said. “I say, ‘Think […]

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Jump Starting the Mets Offense and Beating the Shift

An article by posted on April 14, 2016 0 Comments
Jump Starting the Mets Offense and Beating the Shift

Through eight games this season, the New York Mets offense has been less than inspiring, ranking dead last in the NL in hits, runs scored, Avg, OBP, OPS, and extra base hits. While this is just a small sample size and nothing to get overly concerned about yet, it does give us a not too distant reminder […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Rosario With Another Game Winner

An article by posted on April 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Rosario With Another Game Winner

Sacramento 5, Las Vegas (2-2) 4 The 51s scored three runs in the bottom of the 9th but the rally fell short when Rene Rivera struck out to end the game with T.J. Rivera stranded on second base. Matt Reynolds lead the Las Vegas offense, going 2 for 4 with a run scored and is […]

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2016 Season Preview: Curtis Granderson, RF

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Curtis Granderson, RF

Curtis Granderson, RF Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: March 16, 1981 (35 on Opening Day) Contract status: Third year of 4yr/$60 million deal ($16 million salary) 2015 Recap What a difference a year makes. After a very disappointing 2014 season, Curtis Granderson had his best year at the plate since 2011. After a dismal .227/.326/.388 from the […]

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Three Mets Breakout Candidates For 2016

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
Three Mets Breakout Candidates For 2016

Michael Conforto, LF Michael Conforto surely made a name for himself after being called-up this past July, hitting at a .270/.335/.506 clip with nine home runs and 26 RBI’s in 194 plate appearances after a torrid rise through the Mets farm system. Conforto, 23, was considered the best left-handed hitter in his draft class in […]

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Dominic Smith’s Power Will Come

An article by posted on March 17, 2016 0 Comments
Dominic Smith’s Power Will Come

In an interview by Matt Ehalt of The Record, Mets first base prospect Dominic Smith addresses the concerns he had with his power shortage during his 2014 season in Single-A Savannah, where he clubbed just one home run in 126 games. He was in a real conundrum, and approached Mets staff for advice. They knew his […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cardinals 14, Mets 9

An article by posted on March 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cardinals 14, Mets 9

The New York Mets were mauled by the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday afternoon by a score of 14-9 at Tradition Field. Randal Grichuk and Brandon Moss each hit two home runs and drove in four runs apiece. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and allowed four earned runs in 3.2 innings of work. Colon […]

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A Postcard From Port St. Lucie

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
A Postcard From Port St. Lucie

Well honestly folks, it just doesn’t – it could not possibly – get any better than this.  Watching our beloved National League champions go through their paces in the light breeze and 75 degree temperatures of Florida’s Atlantic coast, with the promise of spring and a memorable season dead ahead.  Free of charge. But wait, […]

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Jose Reyes Placed On Paid Leave Pending Outcome Of Criminal Case

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Placed On Paid Leave Pending Outcome Of Criminal Case

Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has been placed on paid leave by Major League Baseball pending the outcome of the criminal proceedings stemming from his October 31 arrest for domestic violence. Reyes, 32, was arrested for allegedly hitting his wife in a Hawaii hotel. He later filed a plea of not guilty to a charge of […]

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