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Struggling Jay Bruce Will Get the Game Off on Saturday

An article by posted on August 20, 2016 0 Comments
Struggling Jay Bruce Will Get the Game Off on Saturday

After an 8-1 blowout loss to the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, manager Terry Collins said he plans to give his struggling slugger Jay Bruce the game off on Saturday. “He’s really pressing,” Collins told reporters. “He wants so much to help this team because he’s a star and it’s really getting to him.” Even […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 8, Mets 1

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 8, Mets 1

The New York Mets (60-62) were defeated by the San Francisco Giants (68-54) tonight at AT&T Park by a score of 8-1. With the St. Louis Cardinals winning tonight, the Mets fall to 5.5 games back for the second wild card. Pitching: Seth Lugo got the ball for the Mets tonight in place of Steven […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Is Back

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Is Back

With Travis d’Arnaud missing time with a shoulder injury and struggling at the plate all season, the Mets were all but forced to inquire about Jonathan Lucroy. The Mets interest in Lucroy was understandable as the team needed another bat in the lineup with Lucas Duda and David Wright being gone for the season, Yoenis […]

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If Struggles Continue, Mets Should Play for 2017

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
If Struggles Continue, Mets Should Play for 2017

The Mets have a decision to make soon. They’ll have a shot to seriously get back in the Wild Card hunt with series against the Cardinals and Marlins looming over the next two weeks that should include a healthier Mets roster. But they also could make up no ground or fall back even farther in […]

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Featured Article: Terry Collins Is On The Hot Seat

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: Terry Collins Is On The Hot Seat

In Jon Heyman’s Today’s Knuckleball piece, he states that Terry Collins is not only on the hot seat, but he also ranks him as the manager most likely to be fired this season. Heyman noted that Sandy Alderson wanted to fire Collins two years ago. Ownership that intervened on Collins’ behalf. Collins rewarded ownership’s trust […]

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Farewell to Choo Choo

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Farewell to Choo Choo

Upon return from a family vacation, I learned that Choo Choo Coleman had passed this week of Cancer down in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Younger Mets fans probably know little of Clarence “Choo Choo” Coleman who was a member of the original 1962 Mets and played for the team for parts of three seasons in the […]

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Jacob deGrom Picked a Bad Time to Unravel

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Picked a Bad Time to Unravel

In a game the Mets so desperately needed to win, their star pitcher faltered at the worst time. The team needed to take the first game in San Francisco to get this wretched seven game stretch started on the right foot, the offense did their part but Jacob deGrom was unable to. After his team […]

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Mets Put Up Seven Spot, But Lose To Giants 10-7

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Put Up Seven Spot, But Lose To Giants 10-7

The Mets were defeated by the San Francisco Giants by a score of 10-7 tonight at AT&T Park. Pitching: Jacob deGrom toed the rubber for the Mets this evening in San Francisco, and unfortunately, had one of the worst outings of his career, surrendering eight runs on an alarming thirteen hits in five innings pitched. […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Giants, 10:15 PM

An article by posted on August 18, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Giants, 10:15 PM

Thursday, August 18, 2016 • 10:15 p.m. (ET) AT&T Park • San Francisco, CA RHP Jacob deGrom (7-5, 2.30) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-7, 2.11) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets had another disappointing series with the Diamondbacks but now they need to move on and focus on the Giants […]

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Mets Activate Justin Ruggiano, Option Gabriel Ynoa

An article by posted on August 18, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Activate Justin Ruggiano, Option Gabriel Ynoa

Prior to tonight’s game, the Mets activated outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the 15-Day Disabled List. Ruggiano will wear #1 and will be available tonight. To make room for Ruggiano on the active roster, the Mets optioned Gabriel Ynoa to Las Vegas. Ruggiano, 34, was signed by the Mets on July 30 and was 1-6 (.167) in […]

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Do You Believe The Mets Will Win A Wild Card Spot?

An article by posted on August 18, 2016 0 Comments
Do You Believe The Mets Will Win A Wild Card Spot?

After getting pummeled by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night and limping out of Phoenix having lost two of three to one of the dregs of the National League, the New York Mets find themselves back at .500 with a 60-60 record. The Mets have cruised through the easiest part of August’s schedule with nothing […]

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