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Battle of the Bat Flips: Asdrubal Cabrera vs. Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on September 24, 2016 0 Comments
Battle of the Bat Flips: Asdrubal Cabrera vs. Yoenis Cespedes

On Thursday night, with the Mets trailing the Phillies 8-6 in the bottom of the 11th inning, shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera not only hit an epic walk-off three run homer, he also had a bat flip for the ages: Chills. #Walkoffhttps://t.co/NuuNjovPM2 pic.twitter.com/Ntsbicef6b — New York Mets (@Mets) September 23, 2016 It was very reminiscent of another pretty […]

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Spin Rate On Seth Lugo’s Curveball Is Better Than Anybody’s

An article by posted on September 24, 2016 0 Comments
Spin Rate On Seth Lugo’s Curveball Is Better Than Anybody’s

Since the time Noah Syndergaard first appeared on the mound for the Mets, we have constantly heard how he throws more 100 MPH fastballs than anybody in the sport.  He is repeating it all over again as fans stare in awe at the radar gun readings with each fastball Syndergaard unleashes.  Fact is when it […]

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Hansel Robles Gave the Bullpen a Much Needed Break

An article by posted on September 24, 2016 0 Comments
Hansel Robles Gave the Bullpen a Much Needed Break

With the bullpen being completely taxed heading into Friday night’s game, the Mets needed someone to step up to provide some relief. Hansel Robles was up to that task in Friday night’s 10-5 win over Philadelphia. In what seemed like another game between the Mets and Phillies that included unlimited pitching changes, Robles was finally […]

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Michael Conforto Proved He Belongs Friday Night

An article by posted on September 24, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Proved He Belongs Friday Night

New York Mets outfielder, Michael Conforto was given a rare opportunity to start Friday night. He made the best of that opportunity. Conforto was 2-for-3 on the night, including a three-run homer that helped break the game open for the Mets. The homer was his first since August 7. “That at-bat really is kind of […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on September 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Friday, September 23, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Jeremy Hellickson (12-9, 3.57) vs. RHP Gabriel Ynoa (1-0, 9.00) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Last night was great, let’s do that again! The Mets opened up with an early 2-0 lead before the Phillies eroded it and […]

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Bartolo Throwing More Fastballs Than Ever

An article by posted on September 23, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Throwing More Fastballs Than Ever

During last night’s game between against the Phillies, Ron Darling lauded young starter Seth Lugo for recognizing that in order for someone to be a successful starter in the major leagues, they first have to establish their fastball in games. In Jeff Passan’s “25 Things You Didn’t Know About Baseball” piece for the Yahoo! Sports, […]

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Granderson Continues Late Season Power Surge

An article by posted on September 23, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Continues Late Season Power Surge

Curtis Granderson came into the Mets game against the Miami Marlins on August 29th with a .724 OPS, the lowest it had been since June 8th when it was at .716 and he had struck out 36 times in his previous 105 at-bats. Mets fans were getting sick of watching Granderson strike out and leave […]

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Lucas Duda Could Return to Lineup Soon

An article by posted on September 23, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Could Return to Lineup Soon

Prior to Thursday’s amazin’ win, manager Terry Collins and Lucas Duda spoke to the media regarding the first baseman’s availability. Since his return to the lineup on September 18, Duda has yet to see much action, only getting the one start. That though could be about to change. “He’s feeling a lot better today — […]

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It Was An Amazin’ Night For The Mets

An article by posted on September 23, 2016 0 Comments
It Was An Amazin’ Night For The Mets

Thursday night’s game could not have been scripted any better. The game exemplified the season in every way possible. They were up, then they were down. They were up again and then they were down again. They though persevered, making way for the most dramatic comeback of the season as they defeated the Phillies by […]

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HEARTBREAK TO HEROES: Mets Beat Phillies In Wild Affair 9-8!

An article by posted on September 22, 2016 0 Comments
HEARTBREAK TO HEROES: Mets Beat Phillies In Wild Affair 9-8!

The New York Mets (81-72) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (69-84) by a score of 9-8 in 11 innings tonight at Citi Field! Pitching: The first three innings were smooth sailing for Mets starter Seth Lugo tonight, as he kept the Phillies at bay. However, the fourth and fifth were a bit rocky. With the Mets […]

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Matz Scratched From Friday Start With Sore Shoulder, Likely Out For Season

An article by posted on September 22, 2016 0 Comments
Matz Scratched From Friday Start With Sore Shoulder, Likely Out For Season

The New York Mets have announced that Steven Matz will not make his scheduled start on Friday night vs the Phillies because of shoulder soreness. Gabriel Ynoa will get the start in his place. It now appears that Matz is out for the season. Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman will both likely pitch in a division […]

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