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Mets Lose Fourth Straight After 5-1 Loss To Phillies

An article by posted on April 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lose Fourth Straight After 5-1 Loss To Phillies

Boy, I’ll tell ya… Karma? It’s a bitch… The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Mets 5-1 this afternoon at Citi Field to complete the sweep and send the Mets reeling to their fourth loss in a row. Jon Niese was the hard luck loser despite a solid performance from the Mets’ southpaw. He gave the the […]

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Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog.com profiled pitching prospect Zack Wheeler in his latest installment of the Mets Minor League Report on Friday. I wanted to address the many problems I found with his analysis and conclusions. Before I go there, let’s take a quick look at where Zack Wheeler is right now. Currently, the young right-hander […]

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The Birth Of El Dramático

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
The Birth Of El Dramático

El Dramático I felt so good after last night’s game that I decided to write two posts. This begins my official campaign to nickname Jordany Valdespin. It’s a great feeling to hit your first home run of the season. That’s not enough for Valdespin though. He has to hit a walk-off home run. Yeah, that […]

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Marketing Matt Harvey: Is It Too Much Too Soon?

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Marketing Matt Harvey: Is It Too Much Too Soon?

While approaching Citi Field last night one couldn’t help but notice the monstrous digital image of Matt Harvey on a video board outside the stadium with the screaming caption, “Harvey-licious.’’ When logging onto the Mets’ website there was an advertisement plugging Harvey T-Shirts. And, all of this is for a guy who was starting just his 15th major […]

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Pie In The Face Was A Cheap Shot, Valdespin’s Teammates Owe Him An Apology

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Pie In The Face Was A Cheap Shot, Valdespin’s Teammates Owe Him An Apology

What was supposed to be a thrilling night after a dramatic walk-off win courtesy of a Jordany Valdespin grand slam has turned into an evening of anger and confusion. What the hell was the deal with that pie to the face by John Buck? Check out this GIF courtesy of @MetsKevin11 on Twiitter: That was messed up. It was a […]

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Valdespin Wins It With A Walk-Off Grand Slam In Dramatic 7-3 Win

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Wins It With A Walk-Off Grand Slam In Dramatic 7-3 Win

After a David Wright single tied the game at 3-3 in the bottom of the ninth, the Mets loaded the bases in the bottom of the tenth to set up a dramatic walk-off grand slam by Jordany Valdespin in the Metes 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The walk-off grand slam by Spin was […]

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Why I Feel Zack Wheeler Should Be In The Mets Rotation

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Why I Feel Zack Wheeler Should Be In The Mets Rotation

Zack Wheeler is a name we have all heard a lot lately. Probably too much, actually. But it’s a name I expect Mets fans will hear plenty more of over the coming years. Wheeler, the Mets’ top pitching prospect, is currently at Triple-A Las Vegas as he continues to work on control issues before he […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Matt Harvey – The Best Is Yet To Come

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Matt Harvey – The Best Is Yet To Come

It’s now been over seven years since that promising Opening Day in 2006, which was only day one of a season that took the Mets just a big swing away from the National League Championship trophy, and a visit to the World Series. With the exception of a few R.A. Dickey masterpieces, and a special no-hitter, there hasn’t […]

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Mets Lose To Dodgers 7-2, Niese Day To Day After Leaving With Leg Injury

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lose To Dodgers 7-2, Niese Day To Day After Leaving With Leg Injury

Mark Ellis was a one man wrecking crew as the Mets lost to the Dodgers by the score of 7-2 last night at Citi Field. The Dodgers’ second baseman had four hits, two home runs, four RBI and even knocked starter Jon Niese out of the game. In the top of the third inning, a comebacker […]

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Buck-ing the System: Taking A Look At Contact Rates

An article by posted on April 23, 2013 0 Comments
Buck-ing the System: Taking A Look At Contact Rates

Baseball is a game of adjustments. The Mets under Dave Hudgens’ tutelage have adopted a doctrine of selectivity that emphasizes seeing lots of pitches, running up pitch-counts, zoning in on your pitch, and ultimately getting on base one way or another. There has been a lot of discussion on MMO about whether this approach is […]

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