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This Date in Mets History: Mike Piazza Becomes a Met

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
This Date in Mets History: Mike Piazza Becomes a Met

17 years ago today, Mike Piazza became a New York Met after the Florida Marlins swapped him for Preston Wilson, Geoff Goetz, and Ed Yarnell. Little did both General Managers know, this trade would create a New York icon. I am a Mets fan of the millennium, so it was only natural that Mike Piazza […]

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Savannah Sand Gnats Moving To Columbia, SC

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
Savannah Sand Gnats Moving To Columbia, SC

The Savannah Sand Gnats are moving to new grounds in Columbia, South Carolina for the 2016 season, the team announced. The Sand Gnats have been the Mets’ Class A affiliate since the 2007 season. (Anthony DiComo) The Mets Class-A affiliate will play their home games in Sprint Communications Park which will open next March. “We are […]

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DeGrom Dazzles Despite Dealing With Shoulder and Hip Issues

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Dazzles Despite Dealing With Shoulder and Hip Issues

What an incredible start by Jacob deGrom on Thursday, as he tossed eight shutout innings against the St. Louis Cardinals in a 5-0 victory for the Mets. DeGrom struck out 11 batters and did not allow a base runner after Matt Carpenter singled in the first inning, retiring the next 23 batters in a row. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 0 #DeGromination

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 0 #DeGromination

The Mets (24-18) defeated the St. Louis Cardinals (27-14) by a score of 5-0, splitting the four game set. Jacob deGrom had one of the best outings of his young career, which saw him pitching eight innings of one-hit ball, striking out eleven batters, and retiring the last twenty-three Cardinals to face him. His opposition, […]

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Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

There is no way around it: Over the past two weeks, Bartolo Colon has been dreadful. Over that span, he has made three starts, allowing 19 runs (17 earned) on 26 hits in just 15.1 innings. His last two starts have been especially bad, with Colon allowing six and then nine runs. Last night, he […]

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

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 1:10 PM

After consecutive sub-par performances by Jon Niese and Bartolo Colon, the New York Mets will turn to Jacob deGrom to try and preserve a split in the finale of their four game series against the St. Louis Cardinals this afternoon at Citi Field. DeGrom (4-4, 3.21 ERA) will oppose Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia, who is […]

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While Mets Offense Flat-Lines, Front Office Sits On Their Hands

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
While Mets Offense Flat-Lines, Front Office Sits On Their Hands

“Develop the pitching, buy the bats.” That was a recurring theme during what has been a five year rebuild. It was drilled into our heads. And yet here we are, with a pitching rotation and bullpen packed with some of the most elite arms in the league, and the offense is sputtering. The team is […]

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Mets Not Panicking Despite Falling Out Of First

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Not Panicking Despite Falling Out Of First

With another Mets blowout loss and another Nationals win over the Yankees, the Mets officially fell out of first place in the NL East for the first time since April 14. Despite that, manager Terry Collins insisted that no one in the clubhouse is panicking right now. “We’re not even out of May”, said Collins. “There’s […]

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Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

According to beat reporter Mark Saxon of ESPN LA, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the market for a starting pitcher now that Hyun-jin Ryu is contemplating shoulder surgery and after already losing Brandon McCarthy for the season. Saxon believes they’d be willing to move Cuban infielder Alex Guerrero, given their excess of third baseman. The 28 year old […]

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The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

Exit velocity reminds me of a roommate I had who once decided to chase a full turkey dinner with a Domino’s Hawaiian and a six-pack. He was in a recliner across the room making gurgling noises. I look up and realize the noises were coming from his belly, which was moving — on it’s own, like […]

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