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Wright Scratched Due To Back Issue

An article by posted on May 17, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Scratched Due To Back Issue

According to reporters at Citi Field David Wright has been scratched from the lineup on Tuesday after telling Terry Collins that his back was tight. Wright told Collins that he could still play tonight, byt Collins made the decision to scratch him. This is coming after Wright had consecutive days off to get ready for […]

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Lucas Duda Out Of Lineup With Back Issue

An article by posted on May 17, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Out Of Lineup With Back Issue

First baseman Lucas Duda is out the lineup with a back issue according to manager Terry Collins and not “benched”as general manager Sandy Alderson first described it. Collins says Duda was “pretty stiff” over the weekend and was treated with an injection Monday after being examined by team doctors. Duda, 30, is batting .236 with […]

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Wright Back In Lineup After Battling Shoulder Soreness

An article by posted on May 12, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Back In Lineup After Battling Shoulder Soreness

Mets third baseman David Wright is in the lineup and batting third tonight against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He’ll go up against three-time Cy Young award winner, left-hander Clayton Kershaw. Wright, 33, has been dealing with some right shoulder soreness and it was questionable whether he would play today. Looks like the day off yesterday must […]

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Asdrubal ‘Two Good’ Not To Be In Two Hole

An article by posted on May 10, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal ‘Two Good’ Not To Be In Two Hole

Contrary to what many felt about it when the move was made by Terry Collins, myself included, Curtis Granderson has been a fantastic leadoff hitter since being slotted there 52 times in the 2014 season.  He was, in essence, the full time leadoff hitter last year as well occupying the top spot in 138 of […]

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Kevin Plawecki’s Chance to Shine

An article by posted on April 26, 2016 0 Comments
Kevin Plawecki’s Chance to Shine

There are a number of ways to analyze Travis d’Arnaud‘s shoulder problems. It can be used as another example of the narrative that he’s injury prone. It could be used to explain his poor start at the plate. It could be used to explain why the Reds were five-for-five in stolen base attempts on Monday. It can […]

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Do The Mets Have All The Pieces To Win It All?

An article by posted on April 9, 2016 0 Comments
Do The Mets Have All The Pieces To Win It All?

Before the season started I asked some of my co-writers to give me their thoughts on the team. Mostly, I wanted to know how they viewed the offseason and if we have all the pieces to win win the NL East and hopefully bring home a World Series title. Here’s what they had to say… Tommy […]

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MMO Exclusive: ESPN’s Jayson Stark Gives His Take on the Mets

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: ESPN’s Jayson Stark Gives His Take on the Mets

Jayson Stark is most known for his work at the national level covering baseball for ESPN and as a senior writer for ESPN.com.  He’s been around the game for four decades, writing columns, authoring three baseball books, and reporting on ESPN and MLB Network.  I recently caught up with Jayson and he was kind enough […]

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Collins Hopes To Have All His Regulars In Lineup Sunday

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Hopes To Have All His Regulars In Lineup Sunday

Michael Conforto and Yoenis Cespedes should both return to action on Sunday. Steve Mitchell, USA Today According to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday, manager Terry Collins is hoping to have most of his regulars in the lineup on Sunday, when the Mets play the Washington Nationals. Various injuries, aches and sprains have kept […]

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MMO Game Recap: Blue Jays 3, Mets 1

An article by posted on March 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Blue Jays 3, Mets 1

The Mets (7-10) were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays (13-4) by a score of 3-1 this afternoon at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Pitching: Bartolo Colon got the start for the Mets and turned in a great outing, tossing six scoreless innings, with only three hits allowed and striking out six. Hansel Robles and Stolmy […]

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Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

Juan Lagares was on base three times in as many plate appearances on Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves, delivering a pair of singles, a walk, two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base. He’s batting .500 with a 1.071 OPS so far this Spring. Lagares is expected to open the season as the team’s […]

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Mets Drop First Game Of Spring To Nationals 9-4

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Drop First Game Of Spring To Nationals 9-4

The Mets finally took the field today in Viera against the Washington Nationals with Rafael Montero getting the start in the Grapefruit League opener. It did not go as planned at they lost the first game by a 9-4 score and Montero lasted only one inning. Here are some notes from the pitchers: Montero struggled […]

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