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Daniel Murphy’s Intangibles Are Just What The Mets Needed

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy’s Intangibles Are Just What The Mets Needed

Last night’s game showcased the magic of this Metropolitan team. This army of misfit toys has been assembled to make a legitimate run and fans are seeing that night-in and night-out. One of the quirkiest and most energetic soldiers in the army is Daniel Murphy, the position-less boy wonder who knows how to swing a […]

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An Amazin’ Night In Enemy Territory

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
An Amazin’ Night In Enemy Territory

As I arrived in Philadelphia for my sophomore year at UPenn, the Mets arrived in The City of Brotherly Love for a four-game set against the Phillies. So with Jacob deGrom on the hill for the series opener and David Wright making his long-awaited return to the field, the decision to go to Monday’s game […]

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

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

Fresh off a sweep of the Colorado Rockies, the first place New York Mets begin a four-game series against the last place Philadelphia Phillies tonight at Citizens Bank Park. Jacob deGrom (12-6, 1.98 ERA) will get the ball for the series opener, and takes on Adam Morgan (4-4, 3.92 ERA) for the Phillies. First pitch […]

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MMO Original: The Burden of Great Expectations

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: The Burden of Great Expectations

Writers like me tend to embrace subjects we call “evergreen.” This refers to topics that remain relevant for a good long time after they are published.  And today’s topic is one of those. This could have been written in March, when all the experts said the Nationals would win the division simply by throwing their […]

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Mets Unsure How Effective David Wright Will Be In Return

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Unsure How Effective David Wright Will Be In Return

Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer never thought his good friend David Wright would ever be back with the Mets this season, according to Mike Puma of the NY Post. “I never let him know that I had doubts or anything like that,” Cuddyer said on Sunday. “But it’s a credit to him to get back here.” “It wasn’t because […]

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Mets Are Still Searching For Bullpen Upgrades

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Are Still Searching For Bullpen Upgrades

Mike Puma of the NY Post reports that the Mets aren’t finished looking for relief help. Even with the additions of Tyler Clippard and Eric O’Flaherty, their bullpen has been unreliable and inconsistent during the second half. Mets’ relievers own an ERA just above four since the break, and they have allowed 13 runs in […]

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Verrett, Conforto Staying With Mets; Alvarez To Be Optioned

An article by posted on August 23, 2015 0 Comments
Verrett, Conforto Staying With Mets; Alvarez To Be Optioned

With David Wright finally returning to the Mets for tomorrow’s game, the Mets will keep both Logan Verrett and Michael Conforto on the roster, instead optioning left-handed relief pitcher Dario Alvarez back to Triple-A Las Vegas. Verrett, 25, will presumably be used, as he was today, as a spot starter over the last few weeks […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 4:10 PM

An article by posted on August 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 4:10 PM

The New York Mets will try to complete their first ever season-series sweep of the Colorado Rockies this evening at Coors Field. Making his first major league start, RHP Logan Verrett (0-1, 2.82) will oppose Rockies right-hander David Hale (3-4, 6.17) in Sunday’s 4:10 PM finale. The Mets are 6-0 against the Rockies this season. […]

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Terry Collins: This Is How You Win Pennants

An article by posted on August 23, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins: This Is How You Win Pennants

Denver beat reporter Tracy Ringolsby of MLB.com writes about how patience has paid off for Mets manager Terry Collins who is a big league manager for the third time. He is having fun, writes Ringolsby, and it is not just because the Mets are in first place in the National League East. Mainly it is […]

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Who Are These Mets and What Have You Done With The Real Mets?

An article by posted on August 23, 2015 0 Comments
Who Are These Mets and What Have You Done With The Real Mets?

After an incredible career-game that saw Yoenis Cespedes go 5-for-6 while exploding for three home runs, five runs scored and seven RBIs, his Mets teammates decided to join the party on Saturday night, with a season-high 21 hit barrage resulting in another 14-9 victory against the Colorado Rockies. With the Washington Nationals winners as well […]

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Mets Acquire Eric Young Jr. From Braves

An article by posted on August 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Eric Young Jr. From Braves

The New York Mets announced that they have acquired Eric Young Jr. from the Atlanta Braves for cash considerations. Young, 30, will report to Triple-A Las Vegas and will likely rejoin the team after September 1. He batted .169 with a .229 on-base percentage, no home runs and five RBIs in 35 games in the […]

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