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Yoenis Cespedes Gets His Wish To Play Center Field

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Gets His Wish To Play Center Field

Recently acquired Yoenis Cespedes is known for his bat and speed but is also quite an adept defender in the outfield. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, a day after Cespedes told manager Terry Collins he prefers center field to a corner spot, the new Mets outfielder got his wish. Cespedes started in […]

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Collins Talks Innings Limits and Six-Man Rotation

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Collins Talks Innings Limits and Six-Man Rotation

On Sunday, manager Terry Collins raised the possibility that the Mets could begin skipping starts for their three young starters who are quickly gaining on their pre-planned innings limits. While the team is not looking forward to that prospect, concern is rising and the timing of it all presents a significant conundrum as the Mets […]

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Hey Mets Fans, Look Who’s No. 1

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Hey Mets Fans, Look Who’s No. 1

I couldn’t resist digging up this vintage photo of the scoreboard at Shea Stadium when the Mets climbed into first place for the first time in the history of the franchise in 1969. While the Mets have spent a good chunk of time in first place already this season, it gravitated into a month-long period […]

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Syndergaard Shined Bright On Big Stage

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Syndergaard Shined Bright On Big Stage

Yet another incredible job by Noah Syndergaard who once again came up huge in a big-time game for the Mets on Sunday night. In a gutty performance, the rookie right-hander was initially greeted by a home run off the bat of Anthony Rendon in the first inning, but Thor kept his cool and delivered eight […]

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Curtis Granderson Continues His Solid Campaign

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Curtis Granderson Continues His Solid Campaign

Curtis Granderson continued his impressive second half performance during yesterday’s exciting 5-2 victory of the Nationals. Granderson’s two run shot against Jordan Zimmermann jump started the Mets’ lineup and gave New York an early 2-1 lead. Granderson has now reached base in 17 consecutive games, which is tied for the longest active steak in the […]

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Break Up The Mets! Three-Homer Inning Ignites Citi Field!

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Break Up The Mets! Three-Homer Inning Ignites Citi Field!

Hey Mets fans… Can you feel the surge? I’m talking about the power surge that we’ve seen at Citi Field this season and was at the forefront of this recent homestand capped off by three homers in Sunday’s 5-2 win over the Washington Nationals. Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda all homered in the […]

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Duda and Syndergaard Named Co-NL Players of the Week

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Duda and Syndergaard Named Co-NL Players of the Week

And if you needed further validation as to the great weekend the Mets had, here it is. Major League Baseball has announced that Mets 1B Lucas Duda and RHP Noah Syndergaard have been named Co-NL Players of the Week for July 27th-August 2nd. Jacob deGrom was the only Met to win the award this season, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 8:00 PM – Thor For The Sweep!

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 8:00 PM – Thor For The Sweep!

The New York Mets could move into a virtual first-place tie with the Washington Nationals in the NL East with a win tonight at Citi Field. Rookie of the Year candidate Noah Syndergaard (5-5, 2.70) goes to the mound for the Mets and opposes right-hander Jordan Zimmermann (8-6, 3.36) for the Nationals. Tune in at 8:00 PM […]

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Meaningful Games in August

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Meaningful Games in August

What a week! It all starts with the acquisitions of Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson, and two much needed wins against the Los Angeles Dodgers (and let’s not forget the MLB debut of one Michael Conforto). The acquisition of Tyler Clippard starts drawing comparisons to the Kansas City Royals shutdown pen, which lasts not even […]

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MMO Flashback: Cespedes Is The Answer

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Cespedes Is The Answer

Here is an MMO Flashback originally published in October of 2014 by one of our readers Matt Stephens. It’s appropriately about Yoenis Cespedes and why he’d be a perfect addition for the Mets. Remember, all references are to last year’s version of the Mets. I also linked back to the original article so you could […]

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