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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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Amazin’ Thoughts: Wright’s Pumped, Leaving Miami, Sparky Says

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Amazin’ Thoughts: Wright’s Pumped, Leaving Miami, Sparky Says

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post caught up with David Wright while he was rehabbing at the Mets complex in Port St. Lucie. The Mets’ captain continues to work his way back and suddenly it’s becoming easier and easier to envision him batting in the Mets lineup again. It’s getting real. Someone pointed out […]

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Harvey Unconcerned With What Nats Think, Mets Eyes Are On The Prize

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Unconcerned With What Nats Think, Mets Eyes Are On The Prize

After tossing seven shutout innings against the Miami Marlins, Mets right-hander Matt Harvey responded to comments from Nationals’ outfielders Jayson Werth  and Bryce Harper. Harvey told reporters that the Mets are only focused on themselves and aren’t concerned about what other people think. “I think we’re just keeping our head down and staying focused here in […]

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

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

After five straight wins, the New York Mets will now try to  extend that and sweep the three-game series against the Miami Marlins tonight at 7:10 PM. Matt Harvey (9-7, 2.91) will get the start for the Mets and he opposes right-hander David Phelps (4-7, 3.93) for the Marlins. The Mets continue to hold a […]

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No Lasting Remembrance For Mets Owner Who Revived The Franchise

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No Lasting Remembrance For Mets Owner Who Revived The Franchise

Richard Sandomir of the NY Times writes about the Mets decision to not honor former owner Nelson Doubleday Jr. with a memorial patch. Doubleday, who was a major part of the team for 22 years, passed away in June this year. With New York’s incredible success in the 1980′s, Doubleday is one of the most […]

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Mets Enjoying Huge Revenue and Attendance Spike, But…

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Mets Enjoying Huge Revenue and Attendance Spike, But…

Mets chief revenue officer Lou DePaoli told Steven Marcus of Newsday that the team currently has the sixth-largest attendance increase of all MLB teams over last year’s figures. Through 56 home games this season, Mets attendance is up 10 percent over last year, DePaoli told Marcus. The Mets are averaging 30,253 fans per game, which is […]

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