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Familia The Escape Artist Secures Win For Mets Despite Wild Ninth

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
Familia The Escape Artist Secures Win For Mets Despite Wild Ninth

The New York Mets (50-43) defeated the Chicago Cubs (56-37) tonight at Wrigley Field by a score of 2-1. If the Dodgers can hold on to beat the Nationals tonight, the Mets will gain some ground in the standings, and sit 5.5 games back behind Washington. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard toed the rubber for the Mets […]

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Conforto, Cespedes and the Center Field Conundrum

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
Conforto, Cespedes and the Center Field Conundrum

With the reluctance of Yoenis Cespedes to play center field citing the wear and tear on his legs and more specifically his strained quad, Terry Collins and the Mets find themselves in a bit of a conundrum. The issue is that versus a right-handed pitcher, Collins prefers to have Cespedes, Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson in the lineup and of the three, the […]

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Greenies, PEDs, and the Grueling 162 Game Schedule

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
Greenies, PEDs, and the Grueling 162 Game Schedule

I first remember reading about ‘greenies’ in Ball Four, Jim Bouton‘s eye-opening autobiography about the everyday grind of a ball player. He mentioned how ‘greenies’, better known as amphetamines, were readily available and used by players. I was a teenager at the time and compared it to getting a Star in Super Mario Brothers – it […]

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Steven Matz Struggles With Command In Loss To Cubs

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Struggles With Command In Loss To Cubs

New York Mets southpaw, Steven Matz struggled through five innings as he took the loss to the Cubs. Chicago defeated Matz and the Mets by a score of 5-1. Matz allowed four runs on eight hits while walking one and striking out five. His command kept his pitch-count high and disallowed him from going deep […]

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Jon Lester Tosses Gem As Cubs Defeat Mets 5-1

An article by posted on July 18, 2016 0 Comments
Jon Lester Tosses Gem As Cubs Defeat Mets 5-1

The New York Mets (49-43) were defeated by the Chicago Cubs (56-36) by a score of 5-1 tonight at Wrigley Field. The Washington Nationals were off tonight, but the Mets fell to 6.5 games out of first place with the loss. If the Miami Marlins come away with an extra inning victory over the Philadelphia […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on July 18, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 7:05 PM

Monday, July 18, 2016 • 7:05 p.m. (ET) Wrigley Field • Chicago, IL LHP Steven Matz (7-5, 3.38) vs. LHP Jon Lester (9-4, 3.01) SNY • ESPN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets started off the second half well with taking 2 of 3 from the Phillies, including yesterday’s dominating 1-hitter […]

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Topps Now: Get Your Jacob deGrom Card Now!

An article by posted on July 18, 2016 0 Comments
Topps Now: Get Your Jacob deGrom Card Now!

JACOB DEGROM – 2016 TOPPS NOW AVAILABLE UNTIL 2:30 PM EST ON 7/19/16 Topps Trading Cards is honoring Jacob deGrom for his dominating shutout victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.  Hurling his first career complete game, the 28-year old right-hander faced just one batter over the minimum (28) and yielded only a single to […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Win First Series Out of Break in Philly

An article by posted on July 18, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Win First Series Out of Break in Philly

3 Up 1. Juan Steps Up Juan Lagares filled in beautifully for the injured Yoenis Cespedes, starting in all three games this weekend, while collecting three hits, including a homerun, a triple, and two RBI. He got things started for the Mets with his solo shot in the opener on Friday night. Lagares is now […]

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Mets Receive Good Signs Heading Into Chicago

An article by posted on July 18, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Receive Good Signs Heading Into Chicago

After a demoralizing loss on Saturday, the Mets quickly turned things around with a convincing 5-0 victory yesterday over the Phillies. Behind the dominance of Jacob deGrom, who fired a one-hitter, the Mets took the series and head into Chicago with serious momentum. “We know we’re heading to a place where we’ll be facing a […]

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Jacob deGrom Tosses His First Career Complete Game

An article by posted on July 18, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Tosses His First Career Complete Game

The deGrominator is back. Jacob deGrom tossed a one-hit, complete game shutout of the Phillies as the Mets took the series from Philadelphia with a 5-0 victory Sunday. “One hundred and sixty-two games is a lot, and we’re over halfway through,” deGrom said. “You start to feel things and get a little worn out. So […]

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Mets Recall Michael Conforto From Las Vegas, Option Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on July 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Recall Michael Conforto From Las Vegas, Option Brandon Nimmo

The New York Mets announced that they have recalled Michael Conforto from Triple-A Las Vegas and have optioned outfielder Brandon Nimmo back to the minors. Conforto, 23, is due to rejoin the Mets for the series opener against the Cubs in Chicago on Monday. While getting plenty of playing time in right field, Conforto batted […]

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