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Mets Super Tuesday Preview: Harvey and Wheeler Headline Today’s Double-Dip

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Mets Super Tuesday Preview: Harvey and Wheeler Headline Today’s Double-Dip

  New York Mets at Atlanta Braves Turner Field, Atlanta • Game 1 1:10 PM • Game 2 7:10 PM RHP Matt Harvey (5-1, 2.04) vs LHP Alex Wood (0-0. 3.52) RHP Zack Wheeler (0-0, 0.00) vs LHP Paul Maholm (7-5, 3.65) Game 1 Staring Lineup Here is the lineup for the 1:10 p.m. matinee of a […]

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Mets Minors: Allan Dykstra Throwing His Hat Into The Ring

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Allan Dykstra Throwing His Hat Into The Ring

The hot-hitting Allan Dykstra, who received a little nod in a Prospect Spotlight yesterday, is also our MMN Player of the Week! Dykstra had a nice fling with the longball last week, slamming three homers to lead all Mets organizational players. His overall line on the week was .588/.696/1.118, as he supplemented his hot hitting with six walks […]

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Ojeda Says Six-Man Rotation Would Be Disastrous, SNY Ratings On Life Support

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Ojeda Says Six-Man Rotation Would Be Disastrous, SNY Ratings On Life Support

Wheeler’s debut should help SNY’s sagging ratings according to Neil Best of Newsday who writes: SNY is on pace for the lowest Mets ratings in its eight-season history, stuck with a team out of contention earlier than any other in that span, and suddenly has been gifted with a marquee attraction. “I think this team, fan […]

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Harvey And Wheeler Give Met Fans A Glimpse Into The Future

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey And Wheeler Give Met Fans A Glimpse Into The Future

There might be some question if Zack Wheeler is ready to assume the role of savior for the New York Mets, despite his and manager Terry Collins’ proclamations to the contrary of those lofty expectations. With the statistical and financial numbers having been crunched, the decision is it is time to start the clock on Wheeler. The Mets don’t […]

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Mets Lose A 2-1 Heartbreaker After A Braves Two-Run Blast In The Ninth

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lose A 2-1 Heartbreaker After A Braves Two-Run Blast In The Ninth

What a punch in the gut… After a rain delay of three hours and 43 minutes, Dillon Gee took the mound and fired eight shutout innings against the Braves as the Mets took a 1-0 lead heading into the ninth. But it was all for naught as first baseman Freddie Freeman crushed a two-run, walk-off homer […]

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Wilpon Joins Alderson In Painting A Better Tomorrow, But I Need More Than Just Talk

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Wilpon Joins Alderson In Painting A Better Tomorrow, But I Need More Than Just Talk

Fred Wilpon spoke with Steven Marcus of Newsday on Monday and said he is confident in Sandy Alderson’s plan for the Mets. The Mets owner added that things will improve now that the big unproductive contracts are coming off the books. “We’re coming to the end of the time when we have had an overhang of players […]

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Den Dekker Starting In CF For St. Lucie Tonight

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Den Dekker Starting In CF For St. Lucie Tonight

Some more encouraging news in the world of Mets injuries — Matt den Dekker is in the starting line-up for the St. Lucie Mets tonight as he looks to work his way back into the Mets outfield picture. He is batting lead-off and playing center field. The young outfielder was cleared for game action back on June […]

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Top Prospect d’Arnaud Cleared To Begin Running Program

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Top Prospect d’Arnaud Cleared To Begin Running Program

Anthony DiComo is reporting that Travis d’Arnaud has been cleared to begin a running program, after he saw doctors today. That’s great news, and now you can get your minds running about the possibility of Travis d’Arnaud catching Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler in September. D’arnaud should be heading to Port St. Lucie to get his […]

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Mets vs Braves: Duda At First, Lagares Leads Off, Turner May Go On DL, Civilization’s Over

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Mets vs Braves: Duda At First, Lagares Leads Off, Turner May Go On DL, Civilization’s Over

New York Mets (25-39) vs Atalanta Braves (41-28) Turner Field, Atlanta • 7:10 PM Dillon Gee (5-6, 4.84 ERA) vs Tim Hudson (4-6, 4.41) Starting Lineup Juan Lagares, cf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, 1b Marlon Byrd, rf John Buck, c Kirk Nieuwenhuis, lf Omar Quintanilla, ss Dillon Gee, rhp Game Notes The Braves are 23-8 […]

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The Sandy Alderson Improvement Plan

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
The Sandy Alderson Improvement Plan

It was the stuff of Candid Camera. It has since become known as the “Marshmallow Experiment.” In 1960, Stamford Professor Walter Mischel, wanted to find out whether delayed gratification, having to wait before attaining a satisfying outcome, was healthy for people. Mischel devised a study to find out. Mischel brought together a group of young […]

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