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Harvey Still Ineffective In Middle Innings, His Next Start Comes Against Nationals

An article by posted on May 14, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey Still Ineffective In Middle Innings, His Next Start Comes Against Nationals

After a strong outing against the Padres, the middle innings came back to haunt Matt Harvey again, making for a miserable 5-2 loss for the Mets at Colorado’s cavernous Coors Field. The Mets bats that were muted by Clayton Kershaw on Thursday, barely made a peep off of Rockies rookie right-hander, Jon Gray, who unlike Harvey, […]

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The Z Files: 5 Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Loss to Padres

An article by posted on May 6, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: 5 Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Loss to Padres

San Diego Padres starter Colin Rea took a no-hitter against the New York Mets into the seventh with two outs until Yoenis Cespedes hit a single opposite the defensive shift.  The Mets hit two home runs in the ninth inning but fell short, losing 5-3. Here are five takeaways from last night’s loss. 1.  Mets […]

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Terry Collins Did What He Needed To Change The Narrative

An article by posted on April 14, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Did What He Needed To Change The Narrative

I know this was already addressed on MMO in an article by John Delcos, but I have a somewhat different take on the issue, and that’s what makes this site so special anyway – the wide range of opinions on so many different Mets matters. So Terry Collins knows his team plays hard and knows the effort his […]

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Syndergaard Impresses Early At Spring Camp

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Impresses Early At Spring Camp

Yoenis Cespedes’ flashy array of high end cars might have been the talking point outside Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, but the mid-90s fastball being tossed effortlessly Thursday morning was the talk inside of camp. Noah Syndergaard’s live batting-practice session was the talk of Mets camp on Thursday, as selected Minor Leaguers stood in […]

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D’Arnaud and Plawecki To Get Exposure At Other Positions This Spring

An article by posted on December 5, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud and Plawecki To Get Exposure At Other Positions This Spring

Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki were the two main catchers for the Mets in 2015, with d’Arnaud being the team’s starter and the rookie Plawecki his backup. D’Arnaud has proven himself as an established player and Plawecki is expected to follow suit as well despite some growing pains in 2015. As a result, the Mets […]

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Mets Not Looking To Deal d’Arnaud or Plawecki

An article by posted on November 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Not Looking To Deal d’Arnaud or Plawecki

I wanted to update this post in which I argued that the Mets should not trade either of their two young catchers for the reasons I outlined below. The question came up last night at the Boca Raton Hotel and Resort, the site of the GM Meetings. Assistant GM John Ricco was asked if the […]

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Mets Part Ways With Wilfredo Tovar and Anthony Recker

An article by posted on November 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Part Ways With Wilfredo Tovar and Anthony Recker

Middle infielder Wilfredo Tovar and catcher Anthony Recker cleared waivers and were both outrighted by the New York Mets on Thursday. The move cleared two spots on the 40-man roster. Tovar was hitting .283 in 102 games for Triple-A Las Vegas but he had a concussion early in the season. It’s not clear if he will be […]

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Mets Announce First Wave Of September Call-Ups

An article by posted on August 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Announce First Wave Of September Call-Ups

The New York Mets announced that catcher Kevin Plawecki, infielder Eric Campbell and outfielders Eric Young Jr. and Kirk Nieuwenhuis will join the team on Tuesday from Triple-A Las Vegas when major league rosters expand. Sandy Alderson also said on Friday that RHP Erik Goeddel will be activated from the DL on September 1st. Goeddel pitched very well for the Mets to start the year […]

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If It Happens, Mets Seem Well Equipped To Usher In The DH

An article by posted on May 9, 2015 0 Comments
If It Happens, Mets Seem Well Equipped To Usher In The DH

Designated Hitter. The concept invokes a variety of opinions, however, the majority of National League baseball fans view it unfavorably. There’s great arguments on both sides, it would benefit the game in many ways and certainly add more excitement. However, it would also mark the end of a tradition that has held strong for decades, […]

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3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

3 Concerns To Keep An Eye On 1. Defense Holding On By A Thread The Mets are 5-7 on the road this year and the middle infield defense has played a large part in those results. Wilmer Flores and Daniel Murphy have shown signs of life at the plate, but aside from a few long […]

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