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The New Look Mets Offense Can Be One of the NL’s Best.

An article by posted on August 26, 2015 0 Comments
The New Look Mets Offense Can Be One of the NL’s Best.

To say that the Mets offense was bad in the first half of the season would be an understatement. The Mets crawled into this year’s All Star Break ranked 28th in runs and dead last in batting average. According to Baseball Prospectus and FanGraphs, the Mets were actually lucky to be a high as 28th in […]

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David Wright Goes 3-for-4 For St. Lucie

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Goes 3-for-4 For St. Lucie

Mets third baseman David Wright went 3-for-4 with a run scored tonight for St. Lucie as he continues his final two tuneup games before he’s activated on Monday in Philadelphia. Wright raised his average to .375 in seven games during his rehab assignment. Mets manager Terry Collins said that Wright will not be an everyday player […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Orioles, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Orioles, 7:05 PM

The New York Mets (63-55) begin their road trip with a short two-game series against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards on Tuesday night. All-Star Jacob deGrom (11-6, 2.03) will try to stop the Mets’ three-game skid and will oppose Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman (2-4, 4.48) at 7:05 PM. The Mets have won eight straight […]

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Move Over Yankees, This is a Mets Town Now

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Move Over Yankees, This is a Mets Town Now

Move over Yankees, there is a new sheriff in town. In a city that has been dominated by the big brother New York Yankees since Carlos Beltran was left frozen on an Adam Wainwright curveball in 2006, the tide has been turning for the Amazin Mets, the only first place team that plays in the […]

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Lucas Duda Out For Third Straight Game With “Stiff Back”

An article by posted on August 13, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Out For Third Straight Game With “Stiff Back”

While it was expected that Lucas Duda would return to the lineup on Thursday, the Mets first baseman continues to remain out of action with a stiff back. “There’s a concern,” Terry Collins said about Duda after saying it was not a big deal on Tuesday. “He got some medicine last night. The trainers and […]

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Lucas Duda Was Scratched With Bad Back

An article by posted on August 11, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Was Scratched With Bad Back

Lucas Duda was scratched from Tuesday night’s lineup due to a stiff back, said manager Terry Collins. It was initially believed that Duda was getting a routine game off with a left-handed pitcher on the mound. Daniel Murphy is starting at first base in Duda’s place, with Michael Cuddyer making his return to the lineup […]

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An MMO Original: The Cascading Effects of Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on August 7, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: The Cascading Effects of Yoenis Cespedes

We all know now, if we didn’t before, that Yoenis Cespedes can do some serious damage.  But as we learned in sweeps of the Nationals and Marlins, his mere presence makes a substantial, if not night-and-day difference in a lineup that was the butt of jokes just a fortnight ago. Cespedes brings even more than […]

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Terry Collins’ New Job

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins’ New Job

So now he has to manage.  Actually manage, rather than serve as a glorified babysitter, de facto player development coordinator and punching bag for the fans and media forced to persevere with the patience of Job Yes, in the strictest sense, Terry Collins has a new job.  In more ways than one. Off the top, he’s […]

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Gerardo Parra Would Fill A Big Need For Mets

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Gerardo Parra Would Fill A Big Need For Mets

There is something that many Mets fans, myself included, haven’t come to terms with yet and that is that the boys from Queens have a hole in center field. Juan Lagares was one of the most exciting players to watch in 2014 for the Metropolitans (which I suppose isn’t saying much). His offensive production was […]

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Johnson and Uribe Give Mets A New Look and New Attitude

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Johnson and Uribe Give Mets A New Look and New Attitude

It’s amazing how a couple of minor additions like Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson could change the entire complexion and dynamic of the lineup. Having those two as options adds length as well strength to the lineup, something this team has desperately needed for the better part of the last three months. For weeks I’ve […]

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