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Star Power: Matt Harvey Is Big Box-Office Draw

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Star Power: Matt Harvey Is Big Box-Office Draw

In an exclusive interview with Mike Puma of the New York Post, Mets chief revenue officer Lou DePaoli said that the team has already sold upward of 30,000 tickets for Matt Harvey’s first home start scheduled for Tuesday, April 14 at Citi Field. “Generally the second home game of the season is the toughest to […]

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MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

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MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

On Wednesday evening, I had the pleasure of sitting down with minor league reporter and analyst Jake Seiner of MilB.com. Seiner covers the entire minor leagues very closely, but  agreed to keep our discussion limited to the Mets and we mainly discussed the teams top prospects as featured on the MMO Top 25 for the […]

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Matt Harvey: He Came, He Saw, He Conquered

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Matt Harvey: He Came, He Saw, He Conquered

“It’s like he never left,” said Gary Cohen as Matt Harvey walked off the mound – swagger and all – after striking out Clint Robinson to end the sixth and complete his incredible and somewhat magical return to baseball. Harvey’s first pitch of the day was a scintillating 96 mph fastball for a strike that […]

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Collins Unconcerned About Alex Torres, Jeurys Familia

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Collins Unconcerned About Alex Torres, Jeurys Familia

In his New York Mets debut, lefty reliever Alex Torres was unimpressive. Torres walked two batters, and he only recorded one out. Both runners Torres allowed on base eventually scored after he was pulled by manager Terry Collins. After the game, Collins said that he believes that rust was a factor in Torres’ poor performance […]

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MMO Game Recap (#HarveyDay Edition!): Mets 6, Nationals 3

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MMO Game Recap (#HarveyDay Edition!): Mets 6, Nationals 3

The Mets (2-1) took the series from the Washington Nationals (1-2) this afternoon by a score of 6-3 at Nationals Park. Offense: The Mets got on the board first this afternoon in the third inning. Ian Desmond committed yet another error – his third of the series – which led to the Mets putting up […]

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The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

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The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

So, there’s been a lot of talk about the Mets’ batting order in recent days. It started on the morning of Opening Day when news started to leak out that the Mets were going with an “unconventional” lineup that had David Wright batting second and Curtis Granderson leading off. Then the story became about who […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM

Matt Harvey makes his long anticipated return to the mound in a regular season game as the Mets take on the Washington Nationals at 1:05 PM in D.C.. The Mets are trying to win their first series against the Nationals since September, 2013. It has been 593 days since the Mets’ righthander last threw a […]

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Harvey Faces Strasburg In Exciting Return To The Mound

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Harvey Faces Strasburg In Exciting Return To The Mound

Today’s matchup between Matt Harvery and Stephen Strasburg may be one of the most exciting pitching duels of the early season. It’s a battle of two of the game’s best young starters, and there are plenty of intriguing story lines surrounding the game. It is Matt Harvey’s long awaited return to the mound, and it […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 2, Mets 1

The Mets fell short against the Nationals on Wednesday night, losing 2-1 in the nation’s capital. Jacob deGrom got the start for the Mets and was good, although he didn’t have his best stuff. deGrom went six innings, allowing two runs on six hits and two walks, striking out six. The game was delayed for […]

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Collins Says He Decides Who Starts and Where They Bat

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Collins Says He Decides Who Starts and Where They Bat

The lineup mystery has been solved. Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said the lineup is created by him and his coaching staff, as well as the front office. “It’s a collaboration.” Collins said he has the final decision as to who starts, where they bat, and which players get benched. Additionally, he credited […]

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