Tag: Jeurys Familia

Replace-Mets Keep On Winning, Capture Top Wild Card Spot

An article by posted on September 19, 2016 0 Comments
Replace-Mets Keep On Winning, Capture Top Wild Card Spot

Terry Collins‘ dubious decision to rest his veterans and go with his Replace-Mets in the heat of a pennant chase paid some dividends as the New York Mets completed a three-game sweep over the Minnesota Twins with a 3-2 win at Citi Field on Sunday. New York now sits in the Wild Card driver’s seat […]

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Familia Falters, But Mets Stand Their Ground In Wild Card Hunt

An article by posted on September 14, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Falters, But Mets Stand Their Ground In Wild Card Hunt

Daniel Murphy started a ninth inning rally for the Nationals, but destiny was on the barrel of rookie T.J. Rivera’s bat, as he launched a tie breaking solo shot in the top of the 10th to keep the Mets in sole possession of the second wild card spot. The native New Yorker accounted for three of […]

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The 5 Losses That Could Haunt the Mets

An article by posted on September 13, 2016 0 Comments
The 5 Losses That Could Haunt the Mets

The Mets have a razor-thin margin for error coming down the stretch and the season could come down to one game. Of course, every game counts equally, but here are five games that might haunt the Mets if they’re on the outside looking in next month. 5. June 18: 4-3 loss to Braves The Mets […]

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Fernando Salas Could Be 7th Inning Fixture

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
Fernando Salas Could Be 7th Inning Fixture

As September 1 was rapidly approaching, Sandy Alderson knew he needed to add a viable arm for a bullpen that has had inconsistencies and injuries throughout the 2016 season. Jim Henderson being overused and then succumbing to a DL stint due to bicep tendinitis comes to mind. Or Hansel Robles losing command and control in […]

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Bullpen Comes Up Big in 4th Consecutive Win for Amazins

An article by posted on September 7, 2016 0 Comments
Bullpen Comes Up Big in 4th Consecutive Win for Amazins

It took seven Mets pitchers to contain the Reds on Monday night, and again manager Terry Collins is making all the right moves in a come from behind 5-3 victory on the road. The Mets got their 13th straight win over Cincinnati, keeping pace with the Cardinals who overcame the Pirates with four two out runs […]

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Amazin’ Metscast Contest: Win a Jeurys Familia Signed Baseball

An article by posted on September 2, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Metscast Contest: Win a Jeurys Familia Signed Baseball

The Amazin’ Metscast Contest Win a Jeurys Familia signed baseball courtesy of Steiner Sports ! Just follow the three easy steps below to enter. 1) Follow @amazinmetscast on Twitter. 2) Follow @steinersports on Twitter. 3) Retweet the tweet below RT & follow @steinersports + @amazinmetscast to enter to win a Jeurys Familia signed baseball! #Mets […]

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Jeurys Familia Sets New Mets Record With 44 Saves

An article by posted on September 1, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Sets New Mets Record With 44 Saves

Mets closer Jeurys Familia set a franchise record for saves in a single season on Wednesday night, pitching a perfect ninth inning to seal the team’s 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins at Citi Field. Familia earned his 44th save and surpassed the previous record of 43 held by himself and Armando Benitez who set the mark […]

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Young Arms and Healthy Bats Revive Mets Wild Card Hunt

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Young Arms and Healthy Bats Revive Mets Wild Card Hunt

Another dubious decision by manager Terry Collins could have caused damaging results, but the Mets were saved by a couple of pitching prospects who performed gracefully under pressure. In a must win series opener against the Cardinals, starter Jon Niese lasted a third of an inning as his faulty knee failed him, retiring only one […]

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The Devil and Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on August 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Devil and Daniel Murphy

MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love, Originally Published on Fair and Unbalanced Daniel Murphy‘s historic playoff performance last year carried the Mets into the World Series.   In the Mets’ 4-game sweep of the Cubs in the League Championship Series, Murph batted over .500, with four home runs, a double, six runs batted in and six runs scored. Including […]

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Mets Fall 3-2 in Extras Despite Johnson’s Heroics

An article by posted on August 10, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Fall 3-2 in Extras Despite Johnson’s Heroics

The New York Mets (57-56) were defeated by the Arizona Diamondbacks (47-66) by a score of 3-2 Wednesday night at Citi Field. The Mets remain 2.5 games behind the second NL Wild Card Spot. Pitching: Bartolo Colon started for the Mets this evening and pitched very well, allowing one earned run on seven hits and […]

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Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

Updated – July 30 The Washington Nationals have acquired closer Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Lefthanded reliever Felipe Rivero is heading to the Bucs along with LHP Taylor Hearn, writes Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The Nats stuck to their guns on not wanting to move any of […]

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