Tag: Long Island

MMO Exclusive Interview: 2016 First Rounder Justin Dunn

An article by posted on 18/02/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: 2016 First Rounder Justin Dunn

The New York Mets added yet another high upside pitcher to their system last year, drafting and signing Boston College right-hander Justin Dunn in the first round of the MLB Draft (19th overall). The Freeport native grew up just thirty minutes from Shea Stadium and Citi Field, attending many games as a youth. Dunn, 21, […]

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Harvey Has Experienced No Pain When Throwing This Offseason

An article by posted on 20/01/2017 0 Comments
Harvey Has Experienced No Pain When Throwing This Offseason

Mets’ starter Matt Harvey, who underwent surgery in July for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, threw off of a mound at Storm Sports Academy on Long Island on Wednesday. Harvey, 28 in March, said he felt no pain when throwing this offseason, when talking to reporters at a team charity event earlier this month. The Mets and […]

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Report: Matz To Undergo Elbow Surgery To Remove Bone Spurs

An article by posted on 27/09/2016 0 Comments
Report: Matz To Undergo Elbow Surgery To Remove Bone Spurs

Sources tell ESPN’s Adam Rubin that Steven Matz will have surgery to remove the bone spur in his pitching elbow. No shoulder surgery will be required, although the impingement remains an issue that will be closely monitored. The Mets have estimated a three-month recovery time for the elbow surgery. Obviously, his season is over. Original Report – […]

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Mets Sign 31st Overall Pick LHP Anthony Kay

An article by posted on 13/07/2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign 31st Overall Pick LHP Anthony Kay

The Mets have signed the 31st overall pick Anthony Kay according to Jim Callis, he will receive a $1.1 signing bonus from the Mets which is significantly under the slot value of $1,972,100. It’s believed that there were some elbow issues in the left-hander’s physical which is part of the reason they were able to get […]

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Matz Was Leaning Toward Surgery Before Meeting With Team Brass

An article by posted on 30/06/2016 0 Comments
Matz Was Leaning Toward Surgery Before Meeting With Team Brass

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, Mets left-hander Steven Matz was leaning toward surgery to remove the bone spur in his elbow before a recent meeting with team brass. Heyman credits Matz’s courage for pitching through pain since at least May 12, and for going out there again tonight. “It’s a gallant change-of-heart by Matz, […]

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Matz, Conforto Lead Mets To Victory; Defeat Brewers 3-2

An article by posted on 20/05/2016 0 Comments
Matz, Conforto Lead Mets To Victory; Defeat Brewers 3-2

The Mets (23-18) defeated the Milwaukee Brewers (18-24) tonight at Citi Field by a score of 3-2. Pitching: Steven Matz was greeted abruptly tonight as notorious all-or-nothing hitter Chris Carter took the Long Island native deep to center field for a two-run shot in the first. Matz would settle down, however, allowing only one additional […]

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Sometimes There IS Crying in Baseball

An article by posted on 21/06/2015 0 Comments
Sometimes There IS Crying in Baseball

I looked up at my parents. My mom gripped my dad’s arm, patting his back lovingly. My dad stood, gazing down, dabbing his eyes. My family made the somber journey to the cemetery on Long Island a few times during the year, usually around the Jewish holidays and always on Father’s Day. I followed my father’s […]

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Matz Says He’s Up For Relief Role, But Sandy Says It’s Highly Improbable

An article by posted on 13/03/2015 0 Comments
Matz Says He’s Up For Relief Role, But Sandy Says It’s Highly Improbable

After Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz finished his outing against the Nationals on Thursday, general manager Sandy Alderson called it “extraordinarily unlikely” and “highly improbable” that Matz will make the Opening Day roster as a left-handed reliever. (Anthony DiComo) “As Alderson has noted in the past, the Mets want Matz to receive more seasoning in […]

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Support Campaign To Bring Kiner’s Korner to Citi Field

An article by posted on 21/03/2014 0 Comments
Support Campaign To Bring Kiner’s Korner to Citi Field

The New York Mets plan to honor beloved and legendary broadcaster Ralph Kiner throughout the 2014 season. As we’ve seen already, players ware wearing commemorative uniform patches on their right sleeve of their jerseys. On Opening Day, the Mets will celebrate the life and legacy of Kiner during a pre-game, on-field ceremony when the Mets […]

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Viola Looking Forward To Coaching Top Pitching Prospects In Vegas

An article by posted on 19/02/2014 0 Comments
Viola Looking Forward To Coaching Top Pitching Prospects In Vegas

Las Vegas 51′s new pitching coach Frank Viola spoke to Adam Rubin of ESPN NY and explained how he understands the responsibility and pressure he will face coaching a lineup that may include Noah Syndergaard, Rafael Montero, Jacob deGrom and Jenrry Mejia. Viola shared a little humor with Rubin about the upcoming season in Vegas, “It could be […]

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