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Mets Need to Beat the Teams They Should Beat

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Need to Beat the Teams They Should Beat

There are a multitude of reasons why the Mets are only a game over .500 and 3.5 games back of the Cardinals for the second Wild Card. The most popular excuse is injuries. There is some validity there with Matt Harvey, Lucas Duda, and David Wright gone for the year. Yoenis Cespedes was hobbled by a quad injury before he was […]

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Amazin’ Finishes: Wild Card Well Within Mets’ Grasp

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Finishes: Wild Card Well Within Mets’ Grasp

Last night felt so good in a month full of not so good moments for the Mets. It was so satisfying to see them jump out in front and take command of the game en route to a much needed series win against the St. Louis Cardinals. Can you imagine what the alternative could have […]

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Alejandro De Aza Had a Night to Remember

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Alejandro De Aza Had a Night to Remember

In what seemed like an absolute must-win game for a team who is fighting to stay relevant in the Wild Card race, they took care of business. Coming from an unlikely place, Alejandro De Aza provided half the offense on a night they would score 10 runs. A man who had been tossed aside by […]

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Mets Might Have Something With Seth Lugo

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Might Have Something With Seth Lugo

May 2014. Dillon Gee was headed to the disabled list and the Mets were forced into a corner. Without other options available, it was a lanky right-handed flamethrower with bouncy, brown locks that received the call. Jacob deGrom made his debut against the New York Yankees, not exactly the ideal team to debut against given […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Crucial Series Against Cards

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Take Crucial Series Against Cards

3 Up 1. De Aza’s Da Man Coming into Thursday night’s series finale against the Cardinals, Alejandro De Aza had been mired in a 4-34 slump over his last 16 games. Due to Jay Bruce’s calf injury, De Aza got the start in center and it paid dividends almost immediately. De Aza robbed a homerun in […]

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Mets Explode For 10 Runs; Take 2 of 3 From Cards

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Explode For 10 Runs; Take 2 of 3 From Cards

The New York Mets (64-63) defeated the St. Louis Cardinals (67-59) by a score of 10-6 tonight at Busch Stadium. With the victory, the Mets pull within 3.5 games of the second wild card spot. Pitching: Seth Lugo toed the rubber for the Amazin’s tonight, and out-dueled Adam Wainwright, pitching five innings of scoreless ball, […]

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Marlins Acquire Francoeur In Three-Team Swap

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Acquire Francoeur In Three-Team Swap

d Jeff Francoeur‘s tour of the National League East continues as the Miami Marlins acquired the veteran outfielder in a three-team swap. Frenchy has now played for every team in the NL East but the Washington Nationals. The Deal saw the Braves acquire minor league shortstop Dylan Moore from the Texas Rangers as well as […]

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Amazin’ Metscast: Cespedes’ Opt-Out, Hope & Contest Time!

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Metscast: Cespedes’ Opt-Out, Hope & Contest Time!

The Amazin’ Metscast – Episode Seven In this week’s episode we give you the details you need to win your very own Jeurys Familia signed baseball courtesy of Steiner Sports ! We are also joined by Rich MacLeod of MLB.com as we discuss Yoenis Cespedes and his quotes this week regarding his opt-out clause and […]

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Jacob deGrom Insists He is Fine After Consecutive Poor Starts

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Insists He is Fine After Consecutive Poor Starts

For the second consecutive start, the New York Mets needed Jacob deGrom to be Jacob deGrom. Both times he failed to be the dominant pitcher he has been known to be. His line on the night was not pretty by any standards, pitching just 4.2 innings before being pulled from the game. He allowed five […]

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Mets Recall Sean Gilmartin, Option Erik Goeddel To Las Vegas

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Recall Sean Gilmartin, Option Erik Goeddel To Las Vegas

The New York Mets announced that they have recalled LH reliever Sean Gilmartin after Wednesday night’s 8-1 loss to the Cardinals, and optioned RH reliever Erik Goeddel back to Triple-A Las Vegas. Goeddel, 27, had just been activated before tonight’s game after the Mets placed Jon Niese was placed on the DL. But his stay was short-lived […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Cardinals, 8:15 PM

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Cardinals, 8:15 PM

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 • 8:15 p.m. (ET) Busch Stadium • St. Louis, MO RHP Jacob deGrom (7-6, 2.73) vs. RHP Carlos Martinez (11-7, 3.24) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets picked up their third win a row yesterday as they started a crucial series with the Cardinals, who hold […]

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