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Jon Niese is Moving Up the All-Time Mets Ranks

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Jon Niese is Moving Up the All-Time Mets Ranks

He’s a back end of the rotation guy and certainly not someone who attracts the kind of attention of Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard. His future in the Mets organization is uncertain beyond 2015 despite being under contract for $9.05 million for 2016 with club options for 2017 and 2018. Despite being one […]

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Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

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Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets have not yet written off Wilmer Flores as their No. 1 shortstop. However, he adds that the consensus among in-the-know observers is that at some point they will need to pull the trigger and obtain a top-tier shortstop if they truly plan to capitalize on […]

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Mets Rank Near Bottom In Most Offensive Categories

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Mets Rank Near Bottom In Most Offensive Categories

Since the end of their 11-game winning streak on April 24th, the Mets have averaged just three runs a game and posted a .224 average, both are ranked dead last in the NL. Here are some disturbing trends: Leading off an inning the Mets are batting .193 with a .278 on-base percentage in 284 plate […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Dom Smith Knocks In 4, Verrett Picks Up Win, Boyd Three Hits

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Mets Minor League Recap: Dom Smith Knocks In 4, Verrett Picks Up Win, Boyd Three Hits

Las Vegas (23-10) 12, Sacramento 8 Matthew Bowman made his return from a short stint on the DL and was not sharp as he lasted only 3 innings giving on five hits, four walks, HR, striking out only two. Bowman’s struggles put the 51′s in an early 5-0 hole heading into the bottom of the […]

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Collins Says He Will Continue to Use Alex Torres In Big Spots

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Collins Says He Will Continue to Use Alex Torres In Big Spots

Despite another wild outing by Alex Torres, Terry Collins doesn’t seem to be losing faith in the Mets enigmatic lefty. Collins says that he will continue to use Torres in high pressure situations. “That’s what he’s here to do,” Collins said. (Mike Vorkunov) Torres allowed a run and walked three batters during last night’s appearance. […]

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Bleacher Creatures Aren’t Just In New York

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Bleacher Creatures Aren’t Just In New York

What is with all these night games, Cubbies? I thought it was an actual city ordinance that you can only have a certain amount of them in a week. Are the extra bleachers corralling the sound and not letting it escape into those Chicago neighborhoods? Old Kauffman Stadium, before the 200+ million dollar renovation, had […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 1

The New York Mets (20-13) were beaten by the Chicago Cubs (17-15) by a score of 6-1 on Tuesday night. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard made his Major League debut tonight, turning in an impressive but uneven start. After striking out Dexter Fowler, the first big league batter he faced, he went 5.1 innings, allowing 3 ER […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

The Mets (20-12) and Cubs (16-15) play game two of their four-game series at Wrigley Field on Tuesday at 8:05 PM Noah Syndergaard will make his major league debut and will oppose RHP Jake Arrieta (3-3, 3.41) for the Cubs. Syndergaard was 3-0 with a 1.82 ERA (six earned runs/29.2 innings) in five starts for […]

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Syndergaard Steps Onto The Big Stage Tonight

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Syndergaard Steps Onto The Big Stage Tonight

Just as they were with Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, don’t look for the Mets to bring up Noah Syndergaard for a spot start. Once he’s here, unless he really spits the bit, he’s not going anywhere. Like everybody else, I’m excited to see him pitch, just as I was when Harvey and Wheeler first […]

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Collins Hoping deGrom Can Fight Through Struggles

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Collins Hoping deGrom Can Fight Through Struggles

2014 Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom struggled again for the third time in his last four starts on Monday. From the onset, he gave up back to back homeruns to Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo in the 1st inning and although he only gave up one run the rest of the way, he really […]

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MMO Players of the Week: An Unconventional Week for an Unconventional Team

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MMO Players of the Week: An Unconventional Week for an Unconventional Team

Alright, this is better. After losing three series in a row, the Mets got over the minor hiccup by winning their next two. Although a series of two games shouldn’t really count as a series, I’ll take any sort of uplifting stat that I can. Now, this week was special in that not only were […]

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