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Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

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Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is hearing that RHP Logan Verrett will likely be recalled by the Mets to replace RHP Rafael Montero who was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas after last night’s game. The Mets added Montero to the 25-man roster for Monday’s start in place of Jacob deGrom and tossed five scoreless […]

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Josh Smoker Earns First Career Win

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Josh Smoker Earns First Career Win

In what undoubtedly was the biggest game of Josh Smoker‘s young major league career, he excelled. Smoker was called upon to pitch in the top of the 10th inning in a 1-1 ballgame that the Mets needed to take in the worst way. Smoker would have a great inning, retiring the Marlins in order. The […]

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The Thrill of Victory

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The Thrill of Victory

At this point of the season every game feels like a must-win. Especially for a team who finds themselves trailing in a playoff race. The current series against the Marlins is a big one for the Metropolitans and boy did they start it off on the right foot. The Mets gambled Monday night, skipping Jacob […]

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Cespedes Walk-Off Homer Gives Mets 2-1 Win Over Marlins!

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Walk-Off Homer Gives Mets 2-1 Win Over Marlins!

The New York Mets (67-64) defeated the Miami Marlins (67-64) by a score of 2-1 at Citi Field Monday evening in extra innings.  Pitching: Rafael Montero was on the mound for the Mets tonight facing Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and he did about as well as could have reasonably been expected.  Montero walked far too […]

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Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

The Mets have drastically improved their position in the standings over the last week. They have won six of their last eight games, and now sit just 2.5 games behind the Cardinals for the second Wild Card spot. They have become the hottest team in contention over the last week, and have injected newfound hope […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

3 Up 1. Big Sexy’s Big Bat On Friday night Bartolo Colon was sharp through the first seven innings, only allowing run on two hits and eventually hitting a wall in the eighth inning. The big story however was Colon’s bat. Colon ended up going 2-3 including hitting a double and scoring two runs. Colon […]

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Collins Cannot Continue to go to Hansel Robles in Big Spots

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Cannot Continue to go to Hansel Robles in Big Spots

With the Mets having an opportunity to sweep the lowly Phillies Sunday, Terry Collins made a questionable call to the bullpen. With bases loaded and nobody out, Hansel Robles was called upon to try to clean up the mess. The problem is though that Robles has not been effective at all in the month of […]

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Robert Gsellman Deserved a Better Fate Sunday

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Robert Gsellman Deserved a Better Fate Sunday

Through the first six innings of Sunday’s 5-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, Robert Gsellman was in full control of the game at hand. Things unraveled a bit for the rookie starter who was making his first major league start, but still he deserved a better fate than the one he ended up with. The […]

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Collins Says Bruce Trying To Do Too Much

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Collins Says Bruce Trying To Do Too Much

Right fielder Jay Bruce singled in his first at-bat on Sunday, but struck out in his final three at-bats. He ended his series with the Phillies going 1-for-8  with seven strikeouts. “He’s trying to do too much,” manager Terry Collins said after the Mets’ 5-1 loss. “He’s really, really put a lot of heat on himself, […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Wild Card Race, Montero’s Redemption, Value of Rest

An article by posted on August 28, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Wild Card Race, Montero’s Redemption, Value of Rest

Just when you thought the Mets were pulling everyone back “in” with winning 6 of 7, they throw up a stinker against the Phillies. I question whether I should change my stance and consider the Mets a “real” Wild Card contender. Sandy Alderson was brought on in 2010 to rebuild the farm system and create […]

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Banged Up Mets Fall Flat, Lose To Phillies 5-1

An article by posted on August 28, 2016 0 Comments
Banged Up Mets Fall Flat, Lose To Phillies 5-1

The New York Mets (66-64) were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies (60-70) by a score of 5-1 at Citi Field Sunday afternoon. Pitching: Robert Gsellman was on the mound for the Mets today making his first ever career start and he was very good before running into trouble late in the game.  Gsellman had only […]

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