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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 6:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 6:10 PM

The NL East leading New York Mets will look to extend their seven-game winning streak tonight against the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Tropicana Field. Rookie of the Year hopeful Noah Syndergaard (6-5, 2.66) will take the mound for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Nathan Karns (6-5, 3.37) for the Rays in the 6:10 […]

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Mapping Out the Mets Rotation to October

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Mapping Out the Mets Rotation to October

While Terry Collins said his mapped out plan to manage the innings of Harvey, deGrom, and Syndergaard is under lock and key, I think I’ve picked the lock. I’ve mapped out the remaining 53 games and, barring injury, weather, or any other setbacks, I’ve figured out how the Mets can manage the remaining schedule, keep […]

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Billy Beane Compares Mets’ Staff To A’s

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Billy Beane Compares Mets’ Staff To A’s

In an interview with Ken Davidoff of the NY Post, Athletics’ General Manager Billy Beane compared the Mets’ young pitchers to his star-studded rotation in Oakland during the early 2000′s. The A’s staff featured three top starters in Barry Zito, Mark Mulder and Tim Hudson, who carried the team to multiple playoff berths. “There’s definitely […]

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Mets Top Rays 4-3 In A Thriller For Seventh Straight Win

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Mets Top Rays 4-3 In A Thriller For Seventh Straight Win

The Mets (59-50) defeated the Tampa Bay Rays (54-56) by a score of 4-3 tonight at Tropicana Field. Jacob deGrom took the mound for the Amazin’s this evening, and though he didn’t have his A-game, he still managed to gut out 6.1 innings, allowing two runs on six hits while not walking a batter and […]

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

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

The New York Mets take a six-game winning streak into Tropicana Field this weekend for an interleague matchup against the Tampa Bay Rays. Jacob deGrom (10-6, 2.09) opposes right-hander Jake Odorizzi (6-6, 2.66) in Friday night’s 7:10 PM series opener. Jacob deGrom’s 2.09 ERA ranks third in the majors, behind Zack Greinke (1.71 ERA) and Scott […]

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Cuddyer Now Expected To Be Activated Monday

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Cuddyer Now Expected To Be Activated Monday

Michael Cuddyer may not be activated from the disabled list until after the weekend series against the Tampa Bay Rays according to what sources have told Adam Rubin. (ESPN New York)   The plan now appears to be that Cuddyer will play a couple of games with the St. Lucie Mets and then rejoin the team on […]

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An MMO Original: The Cascading Effects of Yoenis Cespedes

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An MMO Original: The Cascading Effects of Yoenis Cespedes

We all know now, if we didn’t before, that Yoenis Cespedes can do some serious damage.  But as we learned in sweeps of the Nationals and Marlins, his mere presence makes a substantial, if not night-and-day difference in a lineup that was the butt of jokes just a fortnight ago. Cespedes brings even more than […]

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MLB Commish Glad To See Mets and Yanks In Playoff Hunt, Says Told You So On Wilpons

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MLB Commish Glad To See Mets and Yanks In Playoff Hunt, Says Told You So On Wilpons

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred can feel the excitement in the city and said he’s thrilled to see both the Mets and Yankees in a playoff race this late in the season. “I have to say it’s a great thing for our game,” the MLB commissioner said Thursday. “In terms of our fans, to have two […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Ruben Tejada Has Solved the Mets SS Dilemma

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MMO Fan Shot: Ruben Tejada Has Solved the Mets SS Dilemma

An MMO Fan Shot by Patrick (TheMetropolitans) This past offseason, it was hard to find a single sports media outlet covering the Mets that didn’t mention the huge dilemma that was facing the team at shortstop. There was endless debate as to who to trade for, whether Wilmer Flores could handle the role, and how […]

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Recent Duda Success Crucial for Mets

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Recent Duda Success Crucial for Mets

It’s a small sample size, but Lucas Duda is having a very solid start to the second half of the season. Since the All-Star break, the slugging first baseman is hitting .286 with 9 HR and 15 RBI, compared to his .241 12 HR and 38 RBI clip in the first half. Perhaps the most […]

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