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Mets Are Too Comfortable With Losing, Backman Would Change That

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Mets Are Too Comfortable With Losing, Backman Would Change That

Bob Klapisch of The Record says he couldn’t help but wonder how Sandy Alderson really felt about Wally Backman winning the Pacific Coast League’s Manager of the Year award, considering the GM has shown no intention of giving Backman a chance in New York. It’s time to reconsider this de facto blackball, and see Backman as […]

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Mazzilli Keys Game One Playoff Victory For Las Vegas

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Mazzilli Keys Game One Playoff Victory For Las Vegas

L.J. Mazzilli was signed by the Mets in the 4th round of the 2013 June Amateur draft and in a very short time he has found himself playing with the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s. Mazzilli starred with the Brooklyn Cyclones in his first season of pro baseball in 2013 and batted .278 with four home runs […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Marlins 3

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Marlins 3

The Mets (66-74) defeated the Miami Marlins (67-71) tonight by a score of 4-3 What you should know: Casey McGehee opened up the scoring for Miami in the bottom of the third inning on an infield single that deflected off Jacob deGrom‘s glove to score Christian Yelich. Kirk Nieuwenhuis gave the Mets the lead in […]

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

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

Tonight deGromination returns to the mound hoping to win the series against the Marlins. Jacob deGrom (7-6, 2.94) will square off against righty Tom Koehler (9-9, 3.79). deGrom earned the win in the Mets’ 4-1 victory over the Phillies on August 29th at Citi Field. He tossed 7.0 innings, allowing four hits and one run […]

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Where Exactly Did Juan Lagares Come From?

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
Where Exactly Did Juan Lagares Come From?

Juan Lagares has been a saving grace this year for the Mets. Sure he’s saved a ton of runs and seems to shrink the outfield day after day but the true saving grace for Mets fans has been him saving the 2014 season. There hasn’t been much winning but each and every day, Lagares puts […]

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Mets Want Juan Lagares To Steal More Bases

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Want Juan Lagares To Steal More Bases

With a 4 for 4 performance on Tuesday night in Miami, Juan Lagares did something he had never done in his major league career. Batting out of the leadoff spot, he collected 4 hits. For the Mets front office, this was likely the second most impressive feat of the night. First were his 2 stolen […]

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

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

Tonight the Mets send Jonathon Niese (7-10, 3.48) to the mound, hoping to bounce back from a disastrous game on Monday in which they committed 6 errors and gave up 9 runs. Brad Penny (1-0, 5.40) will make his third start for the Marlins after signing a minor league deal back in June. Vic Black threw […]

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Keep Murphy As Super Utility Player?

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Keep Murphy As Super Utility Player?

Wait, what? That’s exactly what Joel Sherman of the New York Post suggests the Mets do with Daniel Murphy next season. The Mets should pay Murphy roughly $8 million to be a utility man next year, or really a super-utility man. Their defenseless version of Ben Zobrist. His reasoning is that a team that already struggles […]

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Di-JEST: Mets Float Opt-Out of All-Star Game Plan

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: Mets Float Opt-Out of All-Star Game Plan

Let’s face it fellow Mets fans, there was one brief moment this year when the team looked ‘not awful’ and almost promising. And that time came just a week and a half before the mid season classic, the annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game. As usual the Mets landed one pity player on the team […]

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Mets Infield Defense Has Become A Major Liability

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Infield Defense Has Become A Major Liability

Generally speaking, the closer a game is to little league level, the harder it is to watch. You remember those days growing up and playing baseball all spring, summer and fall long. There were those games each and every season when things just got away. They almost always involved a play in which someone turned […]

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