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Cespedes Is Mets Candidate For Hank Aaron Award

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Cespedes Is Mets Candidate For Hank Aaron Award

Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has been nominated for the Hank Aaron Award, which is awarded to the most outstanding offensive performer in each league. Cespedes followed up his strong 2015 season with an equally offensively potent 2016, slamming 31 homers with 86 RBI’s. The Cuban slugger also slugged a quality .280/.354/.530 in 132 games. Cespedes […]

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Mets Coaching Staff Expected to Return in 2017

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Mets Coaching Staff Expected to Return in 2017

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, Terry Collins stated he met with Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson, and he expects the entire coaching staff to return next season. The 2017 season is the last season Collins is under contract as the Mets manager.  Collins is the 20th manager in Mets history, and […]

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Michael Conforto: Potential First Baseman?

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Michael Conforto: Potential First Baseman?

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto may learn to play first base during Spring Training, Matt Ehalt of the Record reports. What does this mean for Lucas Duda or James Loney? The first baseman is arbitration eligible this offseason, and the Mets may choose to move past the Duda era. Duda appeared in just 47 games for […]

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Questioning the Wild Card Game Decisions

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Questioning the Wild Card Game Decisions

As Conor Gillaspie joined the ranks of Dave Henderson, Mike Scioscia, and Yadier Molina, all I was felt with was the feeling of “What if . . . ?” It was one of several questions, I have thinking about last night’s Wild Card Game. Not all of these are second-guesses, nor are they are particularly […]

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The Mets Should Hold Their Heads High Today

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The Mets Should Hold Their Heads High Today

The New York Mets were defeated by a score of 3-0 Wednesday night at the hands of the San Francisco Giants in the NL Wild Card game. They have no reason to be down on themselves after going through a roller coaster of a season. This team was left for dead at 60-62 before a […]

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Familia’s Postseason Struggles Resurface During Ninth Inning Letdown

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Familia’s Postseason Struggles Resurface During Ninth Inning Letdown

The postseason woes continued for Mets closer Jeurys Familia, who dished up the deciding three-run homer that would end the Mets season and allow Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants to advance to the NLDS. This comes a year after blowing three saves in the World Series against the Kansas City Royals. Familia inherited a […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Let’s Make Some Magic!

An article by posted on October 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Let’s Make Some Magic!

An MMO Fan Shot by Lisa P. When the 2016 season began, I was sure we would go far into the postseason, and thought it was probable we would win the World Series. I figured it would be smooth sailing and that we’d probably clinch the NL East sometime in the middle of September. I […]

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MMO Wild Card Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 8:09 PM

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MMO Wild Card Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 8:09 PM

National League Wild Card Game Wednesday, October 5, 2016 • 8:09 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. LHP Madison Bumgarner (15-9, 2.74) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (14-9, 2.60) ESPN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets and Giants took very different paths to get to tonight’s Wild Card show down in Queens. […]

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Sandy Alderson Pieced Together a Playoff Team

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Sandy Alderson Pieced Together a Playoff Team

In a year where the New York Mets were decimated by injuries, losing some of their biggest stars in the process, Sandy Alderson still found the necessary pieces to get this team back to the postseason. Rookie pitchers Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo helped to save a starting rotation that lost Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom […]

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The Amazin’ Metscast: The Wild Card Episode

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The Amazin’ Metscast: The Wild Card Episode

The Amazin’ Metscast – Episode 13 – The Wild Card Episode In this week’s episode, we preview the 2016 NL Wild Card game as our New York Mets take on the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. We are joined by a variety of guests this week as we get the prospective from all walks […]

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