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Defense Matters, Just ask Juan Lagares

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Defense Matters, Just ask Juan Lagares

Juan Lagares has been spectacular this year in the outfield, plain and simple. I would just like to take this moment to acknowledge that our center fielder currently ranks 14th in the majors and 7th in the National League in wins above replacement (WAR). Though Lagares has only two home runs and 32 RBIs in […]

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Is It Time To Move Wright Out Of The Third Spot?

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Is It Time To Move Wright Out Of The Third Spot?

David Wright is on pace to post career lows in on-base percentage, slugging and OPS. His struggles this season have been well documented. One thing to keep in mind is that because the Mets third baseman has produced at such an elite level over the years, his current level of career low production is not […]

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Quality vs. Quantity: Can The Mets Sustain Their Pitching Dominance?

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Quality vs. Quantity: Can The Mets Sustain Their Pitching Dominance?

In what is becoming an ongoing commentary on the effectiveness of the Mets braintrust’s primary approach to returning the organization to relevance, namely their institutional focus on pitching, we are poised for yet another test. Over the past few days the Mets have been hit with a mixed bag of essentially bad news on the […]

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Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

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Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

Will the Mets still be with 28 in 2015? Now that we’ve “officially” moved into the 2015 audition portion of this season (a circumstance apparently triggered by the loss of single game-the rubber match of this past week’s series vs. the Nationals), Mets management has vowed to take an extended look at certain candidates for […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 7, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 7, Mets 1

The Nationals (64-53) beat the Mets (57-63) by a score of 7-1 on Tuesday night at Citi Field. Rafael Montero got the start for the Mets in his return to the Majors and pitched decently, but had his outing ruined by the long-ball. Washington took Montero deep three times, including twice in the 6th inning, […]

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Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez: Buyers Beware!

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Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez: Buyers Beware!

Not for nothing, but I couldn’t help noticing how both Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki are now on the DL and there is a strong possibility that each could be done for the season. CarGo has been bothered by knee issues all year long and now he finds himself on the 15-day disabled list with left […]

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

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

Tonight the Mets return home to open up a series against the Washington Nationals. Rafael Montero (0-2, 5.40) returns from AAA to start in place of Jacob DeGrom to face Doug Fister (11-3, 2.49) for the second time this month. Montero’s last start was back on May 30th when he received a no-decision in a […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: #OWNED Mets Take Three More in Philly

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3 Up and 3 Down: #OWNED Mets Take Three More in Philly

  1. The Mets continue to own the Phillies in Citizens Bank Park. They have come away victorious in 12 of their last 14 outings at CBP, winning three out of four in this set. Overall, the Mets are 11-5 against the Phillies this season, however just 16-19 against the rest of the NL East. […]

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Why Did Mets Go With Montero Instead Of Syndergaard?

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Why Did Mets Go With Montero Instead Of Syndergaard?

Kevin Kernan of the NY Post believes the Mets chose the wrong pitching prospect to promote when they opted to name Rafael Montero the replacement for the injured Jacob deGrom instead of using the opportunity to usher in the MLB debut of Noah Syndergaard. This would have been the perfect game to have Syndergaard make his major […]

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Sandy Alderson Deserves More Respect

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Sandy Alderson Deserves More Respect

When it comes to the New York Mets it is not difficult to have a litany of complaints about front office personnel and high ranking officials within the organization. Whether they be valid points or fictitious thoughts concocted by the fan base this is New York and losing is never acceptable. However, General Manager Sandy […]

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