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

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

The Mets begin a tough stretch of 20 games in 20 days beginning with the start of a three-game series with Los Angeles Dodgers tonight at Citi Field. Rafael Montero (0-1, 4.50 ERA) makes his second major-league start in Tuesday’s 7:10 p.m. opener and will oppose right-hander Josh Beckett (1-1, 2.38) for the Dodgers. Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF […]

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Stop Panicking and Continue To Trust A Time-Tested Process

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Stop Panicking and Continue To Trust A Time-Tested Process

May 20 Looks like more and more people are hitting the panic button on Zack Wheeler. What started out as a suggestion by SNY’s Jim Duquette on Sunday to send Wheeler back to the minors, has now grown to full-on panic mode in the Mets Twitterverse and Blogosphere. One beat writer, Jared Diamond of the […]

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Harvey Hoping To Return In August And Make 5-7 Starts

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Harvey Hoping To Return In August And Make 5-7 Starts

May 20 Matt Harvey told Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated that he intends to pitch this season and make 5-7 starts. “Of course, I won’t do it unless I’m cleared to do it,” he said, “but I want to pitch before the year ends. I want to make five, six, seven starts this year. I asked […]

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Is Inexperience to Blame for Inconsistency?

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Is Inexperience to Blame for Inconsistency?

So much is being said about all the roster moves the Mets have made over the last couple of weeks.  The lineups don’t always reflect them but there has been some movement there is no denying that.  The questions is are the Mets really all-in on this movement?  Are you? Mike Vorkunov of the Star […]

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Syndergaard’s Electric Stuff Not Producing Results?

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Syndergaard’s Electric Stuff Not Producing Results?

Mike Puma of the New York Post writes that the Mets top pitching prospect, Noah Syndergaard continues to puzzle the Mets. According to sources, Puma adds that even though Syndergaard’s stuff is electric at Vegas, his is still struggling to get results. “He needs more time,” a major league evaluator, who recently watched Syndergaard pitch, tells […]

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Mets Were Concerned Montero Was Tipping His Pitches

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Mets Were Concerned Montero Was Tipping His Pitches

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen told Mike Puma of the New York Post that they are concerned that Rafael Montero was tipping his pitches during his major league debut last week against the New York Yankees. Montero, 23, pitched a quality start, allowing three runs over six innings against the Bombers, but the Mets believe he […]

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Looking Ahead, Who’s in the 2015 Rotation?

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Looking Ahead, Who’s in the 2015 Rotation?

We’re just a little past the quarter mark of the 2014 season and the true makeup of the team is starting to emerge. There really aren’t a tremendous amount of surprises so far, but  many of the questions we mulled over during the previous hot stove season are now coming into play. 2014 was supposed […]

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Are The Mets Headed For A Sixth Straight Losing Season?

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Are The Mets Headed For A Sixth Straight Losing Season?

Bob Klapisch of The Record takes a look at some of the issues, realized or not, that are negatively impacting the Mets offense or lack of it. He raises the age old issue of shortening the dimensions of Citi Field, which currently ranks 13th in the National League in home run park-factor. He also points out […]

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Tejada Batting .077 Since Reclaiming Shortstop Job

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Tejada Batting .077 Since Reclaiming Shortstop Job

Since reclaiming the everyday shortstop job from Wilmer Flores, who held the position for two days, Ruben Tejada is batting .077 (1-for-13). Tejada won his job back after the Mets swept the Yankees in the Bronx to begin the Subway Series. Tejada went 1-for-4 in each game, prompting manager Terry Collins to make make the switch. […]

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Collins Says Mejia Can Be A Great Closer, Needs To Overcome His Fear Of Injury

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Collins Says Mejia Can Be A Great Closer, Needs To Overcome His Fear Of Injury

May 19 Manager Terry Collins had some advice for starter turned reliever Jenrry Mejia, who he believes could be one of the best closers in the majors. “I know he wants to start,” Collins said. “But I know he wants to be successful besides being a starter. His issue [pitching out of the bullpen] is […]

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