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An MMO Original: Ultimately, Wither Wilmer?

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An MMO Original: Ultimately, Wither Wilmer?

By virtue of his tearful response to the rumored report of his services being dispatched to Milwaukee as part of the return in the scuttled Carlos Gomez deal, Wilmer Flores has become a fan and media darling. Every at-bat since that fateful night has been greeted with an ovation and his subsequent heroic performance in […]

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Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

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Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

The Detroit Tigers today announced that Dave Dombrowski has been replaced as General Manager by Assistant GM Al Avila. Avila takes over as executive vice president of baseball operations and will assume all responsibilities related to baseball operations of the club. He will report directly to Tigers Owner Mike Ilitch. “I would like to thank Dave […]

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An MMO Original: A Mets Well-Armed Attack Is Looming

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An MMO Original: A Mets Well-Armed Attack Is Looming

Wanna know how to make a statement? Reclaim the division lead in four short days via the long ball, defense, excellent starting pitching, and perhaps the wildest 11th hour trade deadline activity since the last time the Mets made it to the Series in 2000. What moves. What talent. What precision. I know it’s not […]

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Conforto and Cespedes Blast Mets Into First Place!

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Conforto and Cespedes Blast Mets Into First Place!

After cutting a trip to Triple-A Las Vegas off at the pass, the Mets decided that Michael Conforto would remain with the team after all when Kirk Nieuwenhuis went on the DL with a neck injury. And what a fortunate decision it was as Conforto led the charge with a three-run homer to put the Mets up […]

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Was Sunday’s Game the Biggest in Citi Field History?

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Was Sunday’s Game the Biggest in Citi Field History?

If you were at Citi Field on Sunday night, or perhaps even just watching the game on TV, you may have been a bit confused. The calendar might have read August 2nd, but it sure felt a lot like mid-October in Queens. Since Citi Field’s inaugural season in 2009, there have been a few note-worthy […]

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Strength Of Schedule Has Mets Looking Good For MLB Postseason

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Strength Of Schedule Has Mets Looking Good For MLB Postseason

Being in contention at the start of August is a nice change, and taking sole possession of first place is a significant step in the right direction for the Orange and Blue. In a decade that has been marred with losses and disappointing finishes – now is the time for the Mets. The team hasn’t […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

After an electrifying sweep of the Washington Nationals at Citi Field, the first place New York Mets will try to keep things rolling as they hit the road for a three game series against the Miami Marlins. Bartolo Colon (9-10, 4.96) looks to bounce back from a rough start and he opposes Tom Koehler (8-7, […]

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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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