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MLB Exec: Mets Want A Big Bat That Won’t Cost Anything

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Exec: Mets Want A Big Bat That Won’t Cost Anything

If you’re wondering why the Mets still haven’t acquired a bat with just nine days left until the trade deadline, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN spoke to one MLB executive who told him, They want a middle of the order OF bat who isn’t going to cost anything — in terms of dollars or players. Marc […]

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I’ve Got An Ax To Grind

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
I’ve Got An Ax To Grind

I’m sorry Mets fans, but what I’m about to tell you really has me beyond frustrated and I have this urgent need to vent. First, I want you to know, that in my 12 years of running this site, I have never sold my integrity for access to the team. And as a matter of […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM

The New York Mets will try to even up the series against the Washington Nationals in DC tonight as they turn to their ace and lone All-Star. Jacob deGrom (9-6, 2.14) faces rookie call-up Joe Ross (2-1, 2.66) in a 7:05 PM matchup. Mets Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson – RF Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel […]

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Wright Remains In Limbo, Alderson Says “No Change”

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Remains In Limbo, Alderson Says “No Change”

David Wright remains uncleared to begin baseball activity, general manager Sandy Alderson told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York on Monday. “No change,” Alderson indicated via email when asked if Wright’s status had changed as a result of his weekly Monday examination with back specialist Robert Watkins in Los Angeles. Two weeks ago, manager Terry […]

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Cuddyer Out Of Lineup, Could Still Land On Disabled List

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Out Of Lineup, Could Still Land On Disabled List

Michael Cuddyer is not in the starting lineup Monday after taking oral anti-inflmmatory medication for the deep bone bruise in his left knee, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Additionally, Terry Collins told reporters this afternoon that in the likelihood Cuddyer ends up on the disabled list, “the team will likely add an outfielder from Triple-A.” […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:15 PM

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:15 PM

The New York Mets head into the Nation’s capital to begin a critical three-game series against the first place Washington Nationals on Monday, after avoiding a sweep in St. Louis against the Cardinals. Matt Harvey (8-6, 3.07) gets the assignment for the series opener and he opposes left-hander Gio Gonzalez (6-4, 3.99) for the Nationals […]

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Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

I wanted to update this excellent post by Christina with the news that outfield prospect Michael Conforto was just named the Eastern League Player of the Week. Conforto, 22, went 7-for-16 (.438) with two home runs, three RBI, and three runs scored in four games this past week, and that was after an impressive performance at […]

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Ricco Says Mets Are Willing To Trade For An Outfielder

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Ricco Says Mets Are Willing To Trade For An Outfielder

Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters that the Mets will consider a trade for an outfielder if right opportunity arises (Mike Vorkunov,  NJ.com) “I think we’re committed to trying to make the team better,” Ricco said. “I think there’s a scenario where you can fit another bat in there. There is no obvious spot. That’s […]

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Nothing To Rumors Connecting Mets To Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Nothing To Rumors Connecting Mets To Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez

Disputing a couple of reports from Jon Heyman and Ken Rosenthal before the weekend, MLB Network radio analyst Jim Duquette says there are “nothing to the rumors connecting the Mets to outfielders Justin Upton, Carlos Gomez and Jay Bruce right now.” Mets beat writers seem to agree as they all seem to have the Mets […]

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Mets Stranded A Franchise Record 25 Men On Base

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Stranded A Franchise Record 25 Men On Base

Despite an exhausting but much needed 18 inning 3-1 win to avoid a sweep by the Cardinals, the team’s offensive futility was on full display in St. Louis. To begin, the Mets tied their franchise record for stranding men on base with 25. Terry Collins said afterward, “I’ve never seen more flying helmets going down […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 2:15 PM

An article by posted on July 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 2:15 PM

After dropping the first two games of their series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium, the Mets look to avoid getting swept when Jonathon Niese (5-8, 3.61) opposes rookie left-hander Tim Cooney (0-0, 4.34) in Sunday’s 2:15 PM series finale. The Mets are 0-2 in their string of 10 straight games vs. first […]

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