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Conforto, Cespedes and the Center Field Conundrum

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
Conforto, Cespedes and the Center Field Conundrum

With the reluctance of Yoenis Cespedes to play center field citing the wear and tear on his legs and more specifically his strained quad, Terry Collins and the Mets find themselves in a bit of a conundrum. The issue is that versus a right-handed pitcher, Collins prefers to have Cespedes, Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson in the lineup and of the three, the […]

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Stanton Homers Twice As Marlins Defeat Mets 5-2

An article by posted on July 5, 2016 0 Comments
Stanton Homers Twice As Marlins Defeat Mets 5-2

The Mets (45-38) were defeated by the Miami Marlins (43-41) by a score of 5-2 tonight at Citi Field. Thankfully, with the Nationals in line to lose against Milwaukee tonight, the Mets will remain four games out of first. Pitching: Steven Matz got the ball for tonight’s game, and pitched very well with the exception […]

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Cespedes Blasts 466 Foot Bomb Into Citi’s Upper Deck

An article by posted on July 1, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Blasts 466 Foot Bomb Into Citi’s Upper Deck

“He made a meal out of it!” That famous quote from the classic baseball film “The Natural” was the first thing that came to mind when I watched Yoenis Cespedes crush a solo homer into the third deck of the stands at Citi Field during Thursday’s 4-3 win against the Chicago Cubs. Ironically, Cespedes declined […]

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I’ll Be Rooting Hard For Michael Conforto

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
I’ll Be Rooting Hard For Michael Conforto

As you know by now, the New York Mets demoted struggling outfielder Michael Conforto to Triple-A Las Vegas on Saturday, and promoted outfielder Brandon Nimmo to the big league team. After rocketing through the system last year and breaking out with 12 doubles, nine home runs and a 132 OPS+ in 56 games, things deteriorated […]

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Mets Place Lagares On DL With Sprained Left Thumb

An article by posted on June 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Place Lagares On DL With Sprained Left Thumb

The New York Mets announced that they have placed outfielder Juan Lagares on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to June 15, with a sprained left thumb and recalled infielder Ty Kelly from Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League. Lagares was batting .289 (26-90) with five doubles, one triple, two home runs, six RBI and […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets Outlast Brewers In Wild Extra-Innings Win

An article by posted on June 11, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets Outlast Brewers In Wild Extra-Innings Win

The New York Mets (34-26) defeated the Milwaukee Brewers (28-33) by a score of 2-1 at Miller Park on  Friday evening in extra innings. Pitching: Matt Harvey was on the mound tonight and ladies and gentleman, Harvey looks to be back to his old self.  This may have been Harvey’s best start yet and it […]

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Matt Wisler Tosses Gem; Braves Stymie Mets 3-0

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Wisler Tosses Gem; Braves Stymie Mets 3-0

The Mets (16-9) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (7-19) tonight at Citi Field by a score of 3-0. Pitching: Matt Harvey got the start for the Mets tonight, and turned in another average outing which has been a reoccurring theme for the right-hander this season. Harvey went just 5.2 innings, allowing three runs on […]

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Mets Rally Late, But Fall To Indians 7-5

An article by posted on April 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Rally Late, But Fall To Indians 7-5

The Mets (4-6) were defeated by the Cleveland Indians (5-4) this afternoon at Progressive Field by a score of 7-5. Pitching: Matt Harvey got off to a stellar start, striking out the side in the first, and carrying a perfect game into the fifth inning. However, the wheels fell off for Harvey after his strong […]

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Dilson Herrera Wallops Game-Winning Homer In WBC Clincher

An article by posted on March 20, 2016 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Wallops Game-Winning Homer In WBC Clincher

Colombia is headed to the World Baseball Classic for the first time ever thanks to a game-winning 8th inning solo home run by Dilson Herrera to beat Panama by a 2-1 score. The Colombian hero crushed a 3-1 pitch from former major league pitcher Manny Corpas over the fence in left field to give his […]

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Trading Places: Collins Considering Playing Lagares In LF, Cespedes In CF

An article by posted on March 19, 2016 0 Comments
Trading Places: Collins Considering Playing Lagares In LF, Cespedes In CF

In Friday night’s game against the Nationals, Juan Lagares, who has spent a majority of time in center field in his major league career, got the start in left field while Yoenis Cespedes played in center. Lagares has started 127 games in left field in his professional career. However, most of them came in his […]

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