Tag: Mets

Could The Struggling Nationals Turn To Wally Backman?

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
Could The Struggling Nationals Turn To Wally Backman?

The Nationals are struggling big time. Despite being one of the preseason World Series favorites, Washington has dipped under .500 and now sits 4.5 games behind the Mets in the division and 9.5 back in the Wild Card. They’ve lost six straight as well as 17 of their last 24, leaving some to speculate that […]

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MMO Players of the Week: The Good, the Great, and the Amazin’

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: The Good, the Great, and the Amazin’

It’s been one of those classic up and down weeks for the Metsies: losing a series on the road, sweeping a four game series, then getting swept at home. It’s clear to most that the Mets are the new favorites to win the division, but there is some major work to be done before they […]

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David Wright Expected To Be Activated Monday For Phillies Series

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Expected To Be Activated Monday For Phillies Series

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the New York Mets are now eying Monday for David Wright to be activated from the disabled list. That’s when the team heads to Philadelphia for a four-game series with the Phillies. After having two days off, the team’s captain will resume his rehab assignment with Single-A St. Lucie on […]

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An MMO Original: Redefining the Mets and Myself

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: Redefining the Mets and Myself

For as long as I can remember, I have been a Mets fan. My grandfather began cheering the Mets on in 1962, hungry for a National League New York team to root for since his beloved Brooklyn Dodgers departed for California. My parents were married in September of 1986 and gleefully recall watching the World […]

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Talks Leadup To Trade Deadline and Impact On Team (Part 1)

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Sandy Talks Leadup To Trade Deadline and Impact On Team (Part 1)

I was fortunate enough to have another exclusive interview with Mets general manager Sandy Alderson again on Friday morning during my weekly Tip-Off show. With the New York Mets in first place atop the NL East and opening up a 4.5 game lead over the Washington Nationals, fans are salivating at the thought of postseason […]

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MMO Exclusive: Bobby Valentine Says Mets Could Win World Series

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Bobby Valentine Says Mets Could Win World Series

In the last three weeks, the conversation has largely shifted from if the Mets make the postseason to when. The question still remaining however, is whether this is a team capable of playing deep into October or not. Bobby Valentine, who knows a thing or two about quality Mets baseball, believes this year’s club could […]

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Collins Miffed At Missed Double Play

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Miffed At Missed Double Play

Following the Mets 8-1 loss to the Pirates at Citi Field, Terry Collins vocalized his frustration about the Mets’ botched double play during the 7th inning. Bobby Parnell induced a potential double play ball, but his throw sailed into centerfield because Ruben Tejada failed to cover the bag. The miscue opened the floodgates as the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 8, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 8, Mets 1

The New York Mets were swept by the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon at Citi Field where the Mets lost the series finale a score of 8 to 1. Matt Harvey wasn’t particularly dominating this afternoon, and he labored with baserunners in every inning despite only allowing one run on a solo shot by Pedro Alvarez […]

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MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on August 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The New York Mets (63-54) maintained their 4.5 game lead atop the National League East despite consecutive extra-inning losses to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Matt Harvey (11-7, 2.61) will get the start on Sunday as the Mets look to avoid getting swept. He will oppose left-hander Jeff Locke (6-7, 4.43) for the Bucs in a 1:10 […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Wows The Crowd With Spectacular Defensive Gem

An article by posted on August 16, 2015 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Wows The Crowd With Spectacular Defensive Gem

Yoenis Cespedes went 2-for-6 and registered his 43rd multi-hit effort of the season on Saturday night. He is now tied for the third-most multi-hit games in the major leagues. However it was his defensive jaw-dropping gem in left field that a packed Citi Field will remember for a long time despite the 5-4 loss to the […]

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