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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM Viva Las Vegas!

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM Viva Las Vegas!

VEGAS, BABY!!! The New York Mets now head to Las Vegas for a rare two-game exhibition series against the Chicago Cubs beginning with a a game tonight at 8:05 PM. Right-handed pitching prospect Paul Sewald will start for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Ryan Williams for the Cubs at Cashman Field. Also expected to […]

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Distasteful Media Coverage of Matt Harvey’s Illness Crossed the Line

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Distasteful Media Coverage of Matt Harvey’s Illness Crossed the Line

You wake up one morning, and you go to the bathroom. Something’s not right. There’s blood in your urine. You panic. While you’re on hold with the doctor’s office to get an immediate appointment, you do what you should never do in this situation. You google it. You see that this can be a sign […]

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MMO Exclusive: ESPN’s Jayson Stark Gives His Take on the Mets

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: ESPN’s Jayson Stark Gives His Take on the Mets

Jayson Stark is most known for his work at the national level covering baseball for ESPN and as a senior writer for ESPN.com.  He’s been around the game for four decades, writing columns, authoring three baseball books, and reporting on ESPN and MLB Network.  I recently caught up with Jayson and he was kind enough […]

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Does Spring Training Matter?

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Does Spring Training Matter?

After the Nationals dropped the Mets spring training record to 7-16-5, it got me thinking. Do spring training records have any correlation to regular season and postseason success? In doing some research, I came across an article published in April of 2012 by ESPN senior writer, David Schoenfield. The article looks back at the teams […]

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Logic Prevails As Cespedes and Lagares Will Split Time In Center

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Logic Prevails As Cespedes and Lagares Will Split Time In Center

Throughout spring training, Terry Collins has tinkered with the idea of having Yoenis Cespedes spend all of his playing time in Center Field. And even when Juan Lagares was in the lineup, he would be set in left field. That was put to an end on Tuesday. “The manager spoke with me this morning and […]

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Amazin’ Mets Designs By @AthleteLogos

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Mets Designs By @AthleteLogos

Recently we came across a very cool company, called Athlete Logos, via Twitter and Instagram (@athletelogos). They are a design firm that specializes in creating custom logos and apparel for athletes & sports teams. They also happen to be owned and operated by a huge Mets fan named Dan who spends a great deal of […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 12, Mets 1

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 12, Mets 1

The Mets (7-15) were defeated by the Washington Nationals (17-4) by a score of 12-1 today at Tradition Field. Pitching:  Matt Harvey got the start for the Mets this afternoon, and didn’t fare very well, as he allowed three runs on two hits including a home run. Noah Syndergaard relieved Harvey in the third and […]

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MMO Exclusive: Adam Rubin Sizes Up Mets As Spring Training Draws To An End

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Adam Rubin Sizes Up Mets As Spring Training Draws To An End

ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin is well known for his intensive coverage of the Mets, live tweeting games, interviewing players, and breaking stories as they happen.  I recently had the chance to talk with Adam and hear his take on the young aces, David Wright, and his expectations of the team this season. Noah: Coming […]

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2016 Season Preview: Yoenis Cespedes, OF

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Yoenis Cespedes, OF

Yoenis Cespedes, OF DOB: October 18, 1985 (30 years old on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: R/R Contract Status: First year of three-year, $75 million deal ($27.5 million salary) 2015 Recap If I could sum up Yoenis Cespedes‘ 2015 season in one word, it would be this: thrilling. After being dealt to the Tigers during the 2014-2015 offseason, […]

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Cabrera Readies Himself For Opening Day

An article by posted on March 29, 2016 0 Comments
Cabrera Readies Himself For Opening Day

Asdrubal Cabrera made his return to game action for the first time since March 10th yesterday, since suffering from a strained patellar tendon in his left knee, which he injured running the bases. Cabrera went 0-for-3 while playing five innings at shortstop during the Mets 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. He finished the […]

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