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Ruggiano Back on DL with Sore Shoulder, T.J. Rivera Recalled

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Ruggiano Back on DL with Sore Shoulder, T.J. Rivera Recalled

The New York Mets have placed outfielder Justin Ruggiano on the disabled list after he aggravated the left shoulder injury he suffered last month. Mets manager Terry Collins said the team had no sense of when he would be able to return. Ruggiano was hitting .333 with two home runs and seven RBIs in eight games. To […]

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Jay Bruce Out Of Lineup vs RHP, Manager Cites Mental Break

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Out Of Lineup vs RHP, Manager Cites Mental Break

A day after striking out four times against the Phillies on Friday night, right fielder Jay Bruce is out of the lineup even though there’s a right-hander on the mound. Terry Collins told reporters at Citi Field that he wanted to give Bruce a day off primarily to clear his head, but that his calf […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Saturday, August 27, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Jeremy Hellickson (10-7, 3.60) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (11-7, 2.61) PIX11 • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets have now won 4 of their last 5 games after taking the series in St. Louis and the opener last night […]

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The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

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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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Nimmo, Ynoa Earn Team MVP Awards, Rivera Wins Mayor’s Trophy

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
Nimmo, Ynoa Earn Team MVP Awards, Rivera Wins Mayor’s Trophy

With the Pacific Coast League regular season is coming to a close, the Las Vegas 51s have announced their year-end awards. T.J. Rivera was given the Mayor’s Trophy. Each year, the Mayor’s Trophy is given to the best player on the 51s as voted on by the fans. A 2011 undrafted amateur free agent, Rivera certainly […]

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Mets Will Skip Jacob deGrom’s Next Start

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Skip Jacob deGrom’s Next Start

The New York Mets made it official Friday night, announcing that they would indeed be skipping Jacob deGrom‘s next turn in the rotation. General Manager, Sandy Alderson advises that they do not believe this to be a medical issue with their star pitcher. “At this point, I don’t think we believe it is a medical […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Homers His Way Into Mets’ Record Books

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Homers His Way Into Mets’ Record Books

Since returning from the disabled list on August 19, Asdrubal Cabrera has been on absolute fire. He has helped to spark this Mets offense at just the right time as they look to make a run at a Wild Card spot. In Friday’s 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the series opener, Cabrera homered […]

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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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Neil Walker Activated, T.J. Rivera Optioned to Vegas

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Activated, T.J. Rivera Optioned to Vegas

Update 2:00 PM August 26th – The Mets have announced that Neil Walker has been activated from the paternity list with infielder T.J. Rivera being optioned back to the Las Vegas 51s. Rivera went 0 for 4 in his second stint with the Mets and is now hitting .314/.306/.371 in 36 plate appearances at the […]

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Mets Need to Beat the Teams They Should Beat

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Need to Beat the Teams They Should Beat

There are a multitude of reasons why the Mets are only a game over .500 and 3.5 games back of the Cardinals for the second Wild Card. The most popular excuse is injuries. There is some validity there with Matt Harvey, Lucas Duda, and David Wright gone for the year. Yoenis Cespedes was hobbled by a quad injury before he was […]

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Amazin’ Finishes: Wild Card Well Within Mets’ Grasp

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Finishes: Wild Card Well Within Mets’ Grasp

Last night felt so good in a month full of not so good moments for the Mets. It was so satisfying to see them jump out in front and take command of the game en route to a much needed series win against the St. Louis Cardinals. Can you imagine what the alternative could have […]

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