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A Hometown Hero: Honor, Duty, And Being A Lifelong Mets Fan

An article by posted on May 30, 2016 0 Comments
A Hometown Hero: Honor, Duty, And Being A Lifelong Mets Fan

Webster Dictionary defines a hero as a person who is admired for great, brave acts and/or fine qualities. Synonyms include idol, luminary, demigod, and paragon.  For me, I have a different set of synonyms to assign to my hero, Captain Jophiel Philips.  They include friend, teammate, and brother. After transferring from Hofstra University following his […]

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Bartolo Colon Kept The Mets In The Game

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Bartolo Colon Kept The Mets In The Game

At the ripe age of 43, Bartolo Colon continues to defy logic. Colon continues to put forth quality starts and has kept his team in almost every game this season. Only one start this season has seen Big Sexy give up more than three runs in a game. That start came against the Los Angeles […]

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A Tale of Two Pitchers

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A Tale of Two Pitchers

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Sports Illustrated called it “The most hyped pitching debut the game had ever seen.” Retailers couldn’t keep his jersey in stock due to demand. And when Stephen Strasburg made his debut the 21-year-old phenom did not disappoint. He compiled a 2.91 ERA. In […]

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Familia Falters Again In Loss To Dodgers

An article by posted on May 30, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Falters Again In Loss To Dodgers

After tying the game in the bottom of the eighth inning, Mets manager, Terry Collins went to his closer in a non-save situation in the ninth. For the second time in three days, Jeurys Familia faltered. Coming into the top of the ninth, tied with Dodgers at two and surviving Clayton Kershaw, there was hope […]

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How to Beat Clayton Kershaw

An article by posted on May 29, 2016 0 Comments
How to Beat Clayton Kershaw

Tonight, the Mets will square off against one of the game’s best in Dodgers’ ace Clayton Kershaw. And as of now, there is much reason to believe that the southpaw is the best pitcher on the planet. Since 2013, he’s pitched to a 60-20 record with a pristine 1.87 ERA while striking out more than […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The Umpires Strike Back

An article by posted on May 29, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Umpires Strike Back

An MMO Fan Shot by Michael Reilly The bases are loaded, with one out in the third inning and the Mets are down 3-1. Colorado’s Tony Wolters heads to the dugout after striking out. Not so fast, says home plate umpire Carlos Torres. You foul tipped it… A double and four runs later, the hole […]

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Mets Acquire James Loney From Padres For Cash Considerations

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Acquire James Loney From Padres For Cash Considerations

James Loney has been acquired by the Mets in a trade with the San Diego Padres, reports ESPN’s Adam Rubin. The Mets are trading cash considerations for the veteran first baseman. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, first reported that the Mets were scouting Loney in El Paso on Friday. Loney, 32, is batting .342 with a […]

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Should Mets Bring Back Ruben Tejada For Bench Role

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Bring Back Ruben Tejada For Bench Role

In what was presumably a cost-cutting measure, the New York Mets released Ruben Tejada during Spring Training. As a result, the Mets started the season with Eric Campbell on the Opening Day roster and suspect organizational depth behind him. When Lucas Duda went down with a stress fracture in his lower back, the team’s depth issues were exposed. Campbell has started […]

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Granderson’s Walk-Off Blast Keys Dramatic Mets Victory

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson’s Walk-Off Blast Keys Dramatic Mets Victory

Curtis Granderson saved the New York Mets from a crushing defeat last night in their stirring 6-5 walk-off win against Chase Utley and the Los Angeles Dodgers. In a season where he has struggled mightily as he sits atop the order, this was a big moment for the 35 year-old right-fielder. After Jeurys Familia had […]

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DeGrom Holds Dodgers To One Run, Lowers ERA To 2.81

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
DeGrom Holds Dodgers To One Run, Lowers ERA To 2.81

New York Mets pitcher, Jacob deGrom put forth a great start in Friday night’s 6-5 thrilling walk-off win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jake threw seven innings of one-run ball as his wife, Stacey and his son, Jaxon, were in attendance to watch him pitch. DeGrom, 27, allowed just three hits on the night, three walks, […]

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