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The Mets Infield of the Future Takes Shape

An article by posted on September 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Infield of the Future Takes Shape

The blueprint for a great homegrown infield is generally regarded as the one that the LA Dodgers installed in 1973. It was in June of that year that the unit of Ron Cey (3B), Bill Russell (SS), Davey Lopes (2B), and Steve Garvey (1B) was installed in the lineup and allowed to gel. Interestingly enough, […]

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Marlins Activate Giancarlo Stanton From DL

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Activate Giancarlo Stanton From DL

Giancarlo Stanton took batting practice with his team this evening. The Wild Card race in the National League may have just gotten a little more interesting. MLB Network just reported that the Miami Marlins, in a stunning move, have officially activated Giancarlo Stanton from the disabled list- yes, the same Giancarlo Stanton that many reports said […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Is On the Best Run in Mets History

An article by posted on September 1, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Is On the Best Run in Mets History

No one, not even Sandy Alderson himself, knew the Mets were getting this Yoenis Cespedes when they acquired him at the trade deadline last year. In Cespedes’ first three seasons in the majors, he was a .263/.316/.464 hitter who averaged 24 homers and 87 RBI. He was a guy that had a lot of power, […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Named the NL Player of the Week

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Named the NL Player of the Week

Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera was named the National League Player of the Week for the Week of August 21 – 27.  During the week, Cabrera hit .545/.583/1.136 with five runs, four doubles, three homers, eight RBI, and one stolen base.  Additionally, Cabrera made a couple of spectacular plays in the field. This past week was […]

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Banged Up Mets Fall Flat, Lose To Phillies 5-1

An article by posted on August 28, 2016 0 Comments
Banged Up Mets Fall Flat, Lose To Phillies 5-1

The New York Mets (66-64) were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies (60-70) by a score of 5-1 at Citi Field Sunday afternoon. Pitching: Robert Gsellman was on the mound for the Mets today making his first ever career start and he was very good before running into trouble late in the game.  Gsellman had only […]

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The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

One of the now forgotten storylines of the early part of the 2016 season for the Mets, was their futility against left-handed pitching. During their careers, both Curtis Granderson and Lucas Duda have mostly struggled against them, effectively neutralizing two of the team’s best bats in the lineup. Terry Collins ices a third when he refuses […]

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Reyes And Cabrera Go Back-To-Back In Series Opener

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Reyes And Cabrera Go Back-To-Back In Series Opener

The Mets opened up a three-game, weekend series against the division rival Philadelphia Phillies tonight at Citi Field, and the Mets brought thunder early on, as Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera hit back-to-back jacks to open up the scoring for the Amazin’s. It’s the second time in franchise history that the first two batters of […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Should Stop Losing Starts to Rene Rivera

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Should Stop Losing Starts to Rene Rivera

With injuries and poor production, the Mets have seemingly been rotating players at every position this season. One position that has been in a constant state of flux is catcher. Travis d’Arnaud is a victim of injuries and poor production, which has led to an increased role for Rene Rivera. Both players have received significant […]

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How the Wild Card Competition Stacks Up

An article by posted on August 23, 2016 0 Comments
How the Wild Card Competition Stacks Up

Ahead of a huge three game set against the St. Louis Cardinals, the 62-62 New York Mets are at .500 and are 4.5 games back of the Cardinals for the second Wild Card spot. Even with a good series here, nothing is guaranteed as the Mets are one of four teams currently within five games […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 8, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Giants 8, Mets 1

The New York Mets (60-62) were defeated by the San Francisco Giants (68-54) tonight at AT&T Park by a score of 8-1. With the St. Louis Cardinals winning tonight, the Mets fall to 5.5 games back for the second wild card. Pitching: Seth Lugo got the ball for the Mets tonight in place of Steven […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Avoid Sweep In Motown

An article by posted on August 8, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Avoid Sweep In Motown

3 Up  1.  Mr. Clutch  For the second time in a week, the Mets were able to avoid being swept because of the bat of Neil Walker. Yesterday, it was Walker who hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the ninth inning off of Francisco Rodriguez which gave the Mets a 3-1 lead. Walker has […]

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