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Mejia Shows Some Much Needed Sizzle, Energy and Emotion

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Shows Some Much Needed Sizzle, Energy and Emotion

Jenrry Mejia showed some guile toughing it out to give the Mets a five inning effort that might have had an entirely different complexion if it weren’t for two dead-red pitches that left fielder Justin Upton rocketed for two home runs. That second homerun reportedly traveled 477 feet before landing in the back of the upper […]

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Concerns Mounting As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
Concerns Mounting As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

After Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, the Mets are hitting .190 as a club and have struck out 79 times through eight games. “The issue is, no matter what the count is, we’re not doing any damage with pitches,” manager Terry Collins said. “We’re hitting groundballs to short. We’re hitting routine fly balls to […]

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The Newest Mets Killer, Freddie Freeman

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
The Newest Mets Killer, Freddie Freeman

Mark Simon of ESPN New York writes about the latest Mets Killer, Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman. Freeman’s two RBIs on Wednesday gave him 37 in 38 games against the Mets over the last three seasons. That’s by far the most in the majors over that span. Next-closest is Ryan Zimmerman and Adam LaRoche with 25. Freeman’s slashline […]

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Mets Farm Report: deGrom Shines, Lutz Red Hot, Fulmer Pasted

An article by posted on April 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: deGrom Shines, Lutz Red Hot, Fulmer Pasted

Fresno 8, Las Vegas 6 After jumping out to a 6-1 lead to start the game, the Las Vegas 51′s bullpen couldn’t hold on for the win as the Fresno Grizzlies scored 7 runs in the top of the 9th inning to give the 51′s their first loss of the season.  Jacob deGrom was solid in his […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Reds 3

An article by posted on April 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Reds 3

Yesterday Duda. Today Ike. Who said the Mets can’t rotate first basemen with success? In dramatic fashion, Ike Davis hit the first pinch-hit grand slam any team in the majors has seen since Brian Bogusevic for the Astros in 2011. This game took on many different storylines as the innings progressed. First, it was a […]

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Hey Sandy, What Could Brown Do For You?

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Hey Sandy, What Could Brown Do For You?

Opening Day came and went and a new season is underway. We had some hits and we had some misses (18 strikeouts worth of them), but all in all I was happy to have the Mets back in Queens and a new season of Amazin baseball underway. Lost amisdt the aftermath of yesterday’s 9-7 loss […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 9, Twins 1

An article by posted on March 21, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 9, Twins 1

The Mets traveled to Fort Myers today to face the Minnesota Twins at Hammond Stadium with Dillon Gee starting the game and facing Twins Pitcher Ricky Nolasco. The Mets came out on top 9-1 and finally improve their Grapefruit League record over .500, at 11-10. The Mets opened the game fired up with their bats, lacing […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 7, Braves 6

An article by posted on March 20, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 7, Braves 6

The Mets, back in action from their off day on Wednesday, faced the Atlanta Braves at Tradition Field today and Zack Wheeler went up against the Braves newly signed free-agent pitcher, Ervin Santana. After a game that saw a combined 13 runs on 22 hits, the Mets came out on top after an Anthony Recker three-run bomb […]

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Spring Training Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 3

An article by posted on March 16, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 3

The Mets were defeated by the Chicago Cubs by the score of 6-3 on Sunday on Las Vegas to earn a split of their two game series. Highlights: Jenrry Mejia struggled in his second Grapefruit League start and allowed three runs (two earned) in 2.1 innings of work. The young right-hander allowed four hits, including […]

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The Problem Behind D’Arnaud’s Hitting Woes

An article by posted on March 16, 2014 0 Comments
The Problem Behind D’Arnaud’s Hitting Woes

Andy Martino of the Daily News sheds light on the little-known problem that is plaguing Travis d’Arnaud at the plate. D’Arnaud calls it “The Wrap,” that thing he does with his wrists before swinging at a pitch, that thing that helps explain why a great prospect batted .202 in 99 big-league at-bats last year, and […]

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