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MMO Players of the Week: It’s hard to choose when the Mets lose

An article by posted on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: It’s hard to choose when the Mets lose

The more that Mets players and coaches talk about a late playoff surge, the sillier and more delusional they sound. As things always seem to do for this team as the home stretch approaches, the Mets are beginning to fall apart at the seams. The offense is futile, the bullpen has been less than great, and […]

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Quietly, Gee Drops His Fifth Straight To A’s

An article by posted on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Quietly, Gee Drops His Fifth Straight To A’s

It doesn’t feel like five starts since Dillon Gee‘s last victory which came over a month ago to the Atlanta Braves on July 9th! The man who earned the opening day start this year for the Mets is 4-6 with a 3.84 ERA but has now dropped his fifth straight start. The numbers aren’t as […]

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MMO Game Recap: Athletics 6, Mets 2

An article by posted on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Athletics 6, Mets 2

The New York Mets (59-68) took on the Oakland Athletics (74-51) tonight at O.co Coliseum for the first game of a short two game series, with Dillon Gee taking on Scott Kazmir. What you should know: The Mets got on the scoreboard first this evening, as Travis d’Arnaud launched his eleventh home run of the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets at Athletics, 10:05 PM

An article by posted on August 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets at Athletics, 10:05 PM

Tonight the Mets open a two game series against the Oakland Athletics in California. Dillon Gee (4-5, 3.69) faces former Met Scott Kazmir (13-5, 2.78) beginning at 10:05 pm. In his last start, Gee got the loss in the Mets’ 4-1 defeat against the Washington Nationals on August 14th at Citi Field. He pitched 6.0 […]

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Gavin Cecchini Is Doing Better Than You Think

An article by posted on August 19, 2014 0 Comments
Gavin Cecchini Is Doing Better Than You Think

A year and a half ago, my first article after joining MMO was about shortstop Gavin Cecchini, saying that he wasn’t as bad as people say, I wasn’t wrong, but it didn’t exactly show until this season. Cecchini wasn’t really a player that jumped off the page when he was selected, especially as a first […]

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Mejia Continues To Struggle, Should He Be Shut Down?

An article by posted on August 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Continues To Struggle, Should He Be Shut Down?

On August 11th it was reported that closer Jenrry Mejia had been laboring through a sports hernia that would require surgery in the off-season. At that moment questions started to swirl about why the 24-year old closer would pitch through the injury. After all, the Mets playoff hopes have stalled and while they seem destined […]

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Offensive Futility Reaches Epic Proportions For The Mets

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Offensive Futility Reaches Epic Proportions For The Mets

The Mets became the first team in the major leagues to have four or less hits for five consecutive games since 2004. Ironically, that futility was also last accomplished by the Mets. Since the All Star break, the Mets are last in Runs per Game (3.0), Batting Average (.210) and Slugging Pct. (.304). Additionally, Mets […]

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Bartolo Colon’s Mother Dies From Breast Cancer

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon’s Mother Dies From Breast Cancer

Sad news to report as the team confirms that Bartolo Colon’s mother has died of breast cancer this afternoon in the Dominican Republic. Adriana Morales, 63, was admitted to the hospital this past weekend, and Bartolo was scratched from his start today so that he could fly to the DR to be with his family. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 4, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 4, Mets 1

After taking the first two games of the series, the Mets settle for a split with the Cubs Monday afternoon, losing 4-1. Kyle Hendricks picked up the win, improving to 5-1 and Buddy Carlyle got the loss. What You Should Know: Carlos Torres started for the Mets, turning in a valiant 5 inning effort, giving […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 12:10 PM

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cubs vs Mets, 12:10 PM

The Mets try to secure their series against the Cubs today as they send Carlos Torres (5-5, 3.68) to the hill in a spot start against one of the elite rookie starters in the National League, Kyle Hendricks (4-1, 1.73). Bartolo Colon was scratched from his start this afternoon as he heads home to be […]

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