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Featured Post: Resilient Mets Are Poised For A Second Half Run

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Resilient Mets Are Poised For A Second Half Run

The All Star Break, baseball’s hallway point of a long 162 game season, is finally upon us and for the first time since 2010 the Mets remain in the hunt for October baseball as they go into a much needed four day rest. A season that was destined with so much promise and hope has […]

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Mets Enjoying Significant Attendance and Revenue Increases

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Enjoying Significant Attendance and Revenue Increases

Matt Ehalt of The Record reports that the Mets say they have the six largest attendance increase in major league baseball at 7.72 percent overall, with weekend games up 16.38 percent as well. The Mets are averaging 29,284 fans per game at Citi Field, up from 26,860 fans per game in 2014. As I reported last […]

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Have The Mets Been A Victim Of Bad Luck?

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Have The Mets Been A Victim Of Bad Luck?

Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal argues that injuries aren’t an excuse for the team’s performance this season. While the Mets have suffered an immense amount of injuries to key players, Costa explains that it doesn’t all come down to misfortune or bad luck. “The notion is as convenient as it is misleading. The […]

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MMO Doles Out Mets First Half Awards!

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Doles Out Mets First Half Awards!

Here are my awards for the first half of the 2015 Mets season – a season that has had its share of ups and downs, but overall has been fun and exciting to watch as the Mets remain in the hunt. Here goes… Most Valuable Player: Jacob deGrom Least Valuable Player: Michael Cuddyer Cy Young: […]

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The Mets Have Three Aces, Not One

An article by posted on July 15, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Have Three Aces, Not One

I’m always amazed recently at why so many Mets fans, bloggers, and even media members, are so so obsessed with trying to decide which of the Mets great young pitchers is the true ace of the team. Why is that such a thing? Isn’t just comforting to know that we have three or maybe four […]

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The Final Piece Of The Puzzle

An article by posted on July 15, 2015 0 Comments
The Final Piece Of The Puzzle

The ’69 World Series saw Jerry Koosman pick up the W in 2 of the 4 Mets victories. His ERA was 2.04 and he allowed only 7 hits in 17 2/3 innings pitched. Ron Swoboda hit .400 and made arguably one of the best catches in Series history. Tommie Agee outdid his teammate and made […]

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Pure DeGromination

An article by posted on July 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pure DeGromination

You’re looking at the official 2015 All Star Game portrait of Jacob deGrom which he just posted to Instagram. Jacob deGrom has been brilliant for the Mets this season, posting a 9-6 record with a 2.14 ERA that ranks fourth best in the National League. In his last seven starts, dating back to June 1, […]

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Despite The Naysayers, Mets Have Been Fun and Exciting To Watch

An article by posted on July 14, 2015 0 Comments
Despite The Naysayers, Mets Have Been Fun and Exciting To Watch

I don’t know about you my fellow Mets fans, but I’m pretty happy with how the season has gone so far. I mean if you had asked me back in March if I would take being two games out of first place and one game out of the wild card at the All-Star break, my […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Great Games By Ynoa And Meisner

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Mets Minor League Recap: Great Games By Ynoa And Meisner

  Las Vegas was off last night with the Pacific Coast League Homerun Derby competition being held, without Travis Taijeron surprisingly being included. The AAA All-Star game is Wednesday at 10 ET and will be televised on MLB Network. Darin Gorski was named the PCL pitcher of the week, going 7 innings giving up just one unearned […]

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Mets Suddenly Flexing Some Muscle And Enjoying A Great July

An article by posted on July 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Suddenly Flexing Some Muscle And Enjoying A Great July

Here’s what no one expected this past weekend. In the series sweep of the Diamondbacks, the Mets scored all of their runs via home runs. Altogether they hit nine home runs this series, including the historic three homer game by seldom used Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Starting with Eric Campbell’s three run homer vs San Francisco on […]

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Niese Tosses Seventh Consecutive Quality Start

An article by posted on July 13, 2015 0 Comments
Niese Tosses Seventh Consecutive Quality Start

Pitching in place of injured Steven Matz on Sunday, fellow southpaw Jon Niese responded with his seventh straight quality start as the Mets completed a sweep of the Diamondbacks with a 5-3 win. Niese tossed 6 2/3 innings and allowed three runs on five hits including a home run by Paul Goldschmidt. He walked none […]

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