Tag: Jon Niese

MMO Mailbag: Should The Mets Trade Jon Niese?

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should The Mets Trade Jon Niese?

Tyler asks… Why is Jon Niese still on this team? They should have traded him two years ago but now it’s even more important to get rid of him and put that $9 million dollars to better use. Thoughts? Dr. Dooby replies… The frequent calls to trade Mets left-hander Jon Niese to pick up some […]

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Cubs Could Trade Starlin Castro If They Land Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Could Trade Starlin Castro If They Land Ben Zobrist

According to a report by Jesse Rogers of ESPN, in the event the Chicago Cubs sign Ben Zobrist, team sources say they will almost certainly end up trading 2B/SS Starlin Castro. A three-time All Star, Castro had a very pedestrian season in 2015, batting .265 with a .296 on-base and .671 OPS. However, the 25-year old Castro […]

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Mets Announce World Series Roster, Uribe Makes It

An article by posted on October 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Announce World Series Roster, Uribe Makes It

Here is the Mets official roster for the 2015 World Series against the Kansas City Royals. The only real change is that Juan Uribe has made the cut and will replace Matt Reynolds. Definitely a nice upgrade for the Amazins. Catchers (2) Travis d’Arnaud Kevin Plawecki Infielders (6) Lucas Duda Daniel Murphy Wilmer Flores David […]

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Harvey Has Sore Right Triceps, But Still Good For Game 5

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Has Sore Right Triceps, But Still Good For Game 5

7:00 PM Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen told reporters there was “no doubt” that Matt Harvey would start Game 5 on Friday. “I don’t foresee any problem with Matt going out there and pitching,” Warthen said. (ESPN New York) “He’s doing his treatment. The doctors looked at it yesterday. He was in great shape. He’s […]

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New York Mets National League Championship Series Roster

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
New York Mets National League Championship Series Roster

Here is the Mets official roster for the 2015 National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs. The only real change is Gilmartin replaces Goeddel in the bullpen, and of course Reynolds continues to replace Tejada. So surprised that Eric Young Jr. failed to make the cut, given Lester’s vulnerability on holding runners. Catchers (2) […]

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The Z Files: Four Takeaways from Mets 4-0 Win Over the Braves

An article by posted on September 22, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files: Four Takeaways from Mets 4-0 Win Over the Braves

The New York Mets get back on track with a simple 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves.  The Mets lead over the Washington Nationals increases to 6.5 games with their magic number to clinch the division now at seven. Here are four encouraging points from last nights victory. Jon Niese:  W, 6.0 IP, 0 R, […]

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Goosebumps. So Many Goosebumps.

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Goosebumps. So Many Goosebumps.

“This Mets team right now, it doesn’t matter who comes off the bench. Everyone contributes.” – Ron Darling. I couldn’t have said it any better myself. It is quite possible that, a year from now, I won’t be able to remember a specific, standout home run hit by Lucas Duda, Travis d’Arnaud, or Curtis Granderson […]

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Mets Bullpen Prevails With A Dominating Performance

An article by posted on September 8, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Prevails With A Dominating Performance

Left-hander Jon Niese was unable to pitch out of the 4th inning despite a pre-game pep talk from manager Terry Collins who challenged him to pitch his best in the biggest game of his career. For the third straight start, Niese allowed a five-run inning including a back-breaking grand slam by Met killer Wilson Ramos off a hanging […]

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Collins Sets Rotation For Marlins and Nationals Series

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Sets Rotation For Marlins and Nationals Series

Manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters today at Citi Field before their game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Collins cleared up some questions regarding the Mets pitching rotation and how the team will handle the younger pitchers, skipped starts, and innings limits moving forward. To begin, the rotation has been set for the series in Miami […]

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Mets Erase Early Hole To Complete Sweep With 9-5 Win In Extras

An article by posted on August 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Erase Early Hole To Complete Sweep With 9-5 Win In Extras

The Mets (71-56) beat the Phillies (50-78) by a score of 9-5 in 13 innings on Thursday night in Philadelphia, completing a four-game sweep of their formerly formidable rivals and extending their winning streak to seven. Jon Niese struggled on the mound for the Mets, although all of the damage came in one inning. Niese […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 8:10 PM

An article by posted on August 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 8:10 PM

After exploding for 14 runs on Friday night, the New York Mets look to keep things rolling tonight against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Jonathon Niese (7-9, 3.50) gets the start for the Mets and he opposes left-hander Chris Rusin (4-5, 3.99) for the Rockies at 8:10 PM. The Mets’ current five-game division lead […]

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