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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Nationals 1

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Nationals 1

The Mets opened their season with a win on Monday afternoon, beating Washington 3-1 at Nationals Park. Bartolo Colon earned got the start for the Mets and pitched very well. The big righty struck out eight in six innings of one-run ball, allowing just three hits and walking one en route to the 205th win […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Yankees 0

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Yankees 0

The Mets (11-9) beat the Yankees (12-8) by a score of 6-0 on Sunday afternoon at Tradition Field. Matt Harvey (!!!) got the start for the Mets and was awesome, throwing 5.2 scoreless innings of 2-hit ball, striking out 4 and walking none while throwing 60 pitches. The Mets got it going early against CC […]

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Can Puello Squeeze Out Campbell For Bench Spot

An article by posted on March 21, 2015 0 Comments
Can Puello Squeeze Out Campbell For Bench Spot

Eric Campbell is a virtual lock to make team. Dave in Spain asks… ”Also, what are the chances of Puello making it over Campbell? Or does he get optioned/sent down on the last day of ST, after most teams have set their rosters?” Daniel McCarthy replies… My understanding, as of this moment, is that outfield […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Port Charlotte on Sunday to play the Tampa Bay Rays at 1:05 PM. The game will not be televised, but will be broadcast on WOR radio. Bartolo Colon will get the start for the Mets and will be opposed by right-hander Matt Andriese for the Rays. NEW YORK METS […]

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2014 Free Agent Review: The Peralta Effect (Part 2 of 3)

An article by posted on October 27, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Free Agent Review: The Peralta Effect (Part 2 of 3)

I reviewed  long-term free agent deals (7-10 years) last week, and today I’ll examine last off-season’s  mid-term deals (4-6 years) highlighted by the Cards’ Jhonny Peralta. The Mets are close to turning a pivotal corner in the return to relevancy with a wealth of power pitching no less than a year away from being fully […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Is Out Of Options

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Is Out Of Options

Kirk Nieuwenhuis will be entering his fourth MLB season in 2015, and at age 27 he’s now a fringe player who has run out of options. As Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com points out, Nieuwenhuis is entering this season without a starting position available and is most likely fighting for a roster spot as a fourth outfielder […]

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Juan Lagares, Dilson Herrera, Vic Black Done For The Season

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Juan Lagares, Dilson Herrera, Vic Black Done For The Season

Update (September 23rd, 2014) Terry Collins announced on Tuesday evening that while Juan Lagares won’t need surgery, he is done for the season. He added that Dilson Herrera and Vic Black are also done for the year and earlier in the day it was announced that Jacob deGrom would not make his final start of […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Kids Are Alright

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: The Kids Are Alright

The Mets finished up their three game set against the Marlins with a 2-1 series victory last night. New York has an interesting parallel with their division rivals from Miami, in that both organizations have dwelled at the bottom of the NL East cellar for many years now, but through those years they also stockpiled […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Phil Up on Momentum For Miami

An article by posted on September 1, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Phil Up on Momentum For Miami

The Mets went almost entirely with home grown talent this weekend against the Phillies as clubhouse veterans such as Daniel Murphy, David Wright and Curtis Granderson saw their playing diminished for various reasons.  The results?  The Amazins’ added another series W to this year’s resume.  Below are the usual 3 Up/3 Down takeaways. 3 Up 1.  Sunday […]

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Bobby Abreu Expected To Join Mets In September

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Bobby Abreu Expected To Join Mets In September

The Mets re-signed Bobby Abreu to a minor-league deal this past Friday, and a team official told Adam Rubin of ESPN new York. that he’ll assuredly be part called up in September when rosters expand. “Whenever we sign a veteran player to a minor-league deal, we think about the impact he may or may not […]

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