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Steve Chilcott: Because Without A Catcher You’ll Have A Lot Of Passed Balls

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Steve Chilcott: Because Without A Catcher You’ll Have A Lot Of Passed Balls

There are certain names that make Mets fans cringe whenever they hear them. Scott Kazmir is one, as in “How can the Mets trade Scott Kazmir, maybe the best pitching prospect in all of baseball for Victor Zambrano, a mediocre 30-year old pitcher with arm trouble ?” Remember Gregg Jefferies, who seemed to win Minor […]

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Steven Matz Has Nothing Left To Prove In Minors

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Steven Matz Has Nothing Left To Prove In Minors

Reinforcing what I said Thursday about Steven Matz forcing the Mets to make a move, Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke to several people in the front office and the consensus among team officials is that Matz will be wearing a Mets uniform at some point before the All-Star break. General manager Sandy Alderson […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Diamondbacks 3

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Diamondbacks 3

The Mets (31-27) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (27-29) by a score of 6-3 today at Chase Field. Jacob deGrom started for the Mets this afternoon, looking to give the Amazin’s a split of the series before returning home to face the reigning World Series champions on Tuesday night. As what has become a norm, deGrom […]

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Vic Black Activated From DL and Optioned To Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Activated From DL and Optioned To Las Vegas

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets activated reliever Vic Black from the disabled list today and simultaneously optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas. Black, who began the season on the DL, has missed nearly two months of the season with right shoulder tendinitis. After a dozen uneven rehab outings,  Black had a […]

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

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Diamondbacks, 4:10 PM

Jacob deGrom (6-4, 2.41 ERA) looks to salvage the final game of the series and give the Mets a series split against the Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Arizona. DeGrom will be opposed by Josh Collmenter (3-5, 5.03 ERA) for the D’Backs and first pitch is at 4:10 PM. Mets Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson – RF Ruben Tejada […]

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The Mets Need Another Donn Clendenon Type Deal

An article by posted on June 6, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Need Another Donn Clendenon Type Deal

With increasing talk about the Mets’ need to trade for offensive help, I immediately remembered the trade they pulled off on June 15, 1969 with the Expos for first baseman Donn Clendenon. Certainly, the trades for Keith Hernandez and Mike Piazza were more high-profile, but it’s fair to say the Mets would have never won […]

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Mets Prospect Newsletter: Mazzilli To AA, Conforto Walk-Off

An article by posted on June 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Prospect Newsletter: Mazzilli To AA, Conforto Walk-Off

Last night there was plenty of action in the Mets minor leagues with the affiliates going 3-1 despite Las Vegas losing 1-0 extending their losing streak to 10 games. It was the 9th time during the losing streak that the 51′s had scored 3 or less runs in a game. Luckily for Las Vegas they […]

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Mets “Really” Ramping Up Efforts To Trade Gee or Niese

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Mets “Really” Ramping Up Efforts To Trade Gee or Niese

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Dillon Gee and Jon Niese are very much still available as the Mets would like to make room for top pitching prospect Steven Matz in their six-man rotation. “Word around league is Mets really ramping up effort to try and trade not just Dillon Gee, but Jon Niese as […]

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MMO Game Recap: Diamondbacks 7, Mets 2

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MMO Game Recap: Diamondbacks 7, Mets 2

The Mets (30-26) fell 7-2 to the Diamondbacks (26-28) on Friday night in Arizona. Jon Niese pitched for the Mets and finally turned in a solid outing, pitching six innings of three-run ball, allowing six hits and walking one while striking out eight. The Mets grabbed an early lead when Michael Cuddyer took Jeremy Hellickson […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Diamondbacks, 9:40 PM

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Diamondbacks, 9:40 PM

The Mets and Diamondbacks go at it again on Friday night in Arizona. Jon Niese (3-5; 4.42 ERA) takes on Jeremy Hellickson (3-3; 5.08 ERA) for the second game of the series at 9:40 PM. The Mets are in sole possession of first place this late into the season for the first time since after the game on September […]

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