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Sometimes There IS Crying in Baseball

An article by posted on June 21, 2015 0 Comments
Sometimes There IS Crying in Baseball

I looked up at my parents. My mom gripped my dad’s arm, patting his back lovingly. My dad stood, gazing down, dabbing his eyes. My family made the somber journey to the cemetery on Long Island a few times during the year, usually around the Jewish holidays and always on Father’s Day. I followed my father’s […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 6, Mets 4

An article by posted on June 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 6, Mets 4

The Mets (36-34) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (34-35) by a score of 6-4 tonight at Turner Field. The Mets loaded the bases in the first inning to put immediate pressure on Braves starter Williams Perez. Curtis Granderson and Ruben Tejada singled, and Michael Cuddyer was hit by a pitch. Travis d’Arnaud then drove […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM (Happy Thorsday!)

An article by posted on June 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM (Happy Thorsday!)

The New York Mets will look to snap their three-game skid and get back on track Saturday night at Turner Field. Rookie righthander Noah Syndergaard (2-4, 3.76) will take on the stopper role and will oppose fellow righty Williams Perez (3-0, 2.29) for the Braves at 7:10 PM. The Mets are 0-3 on their current […]

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Should The Mets Trade For A Reliever?

An article by posted on June 20, 2015 0 Comments
Should The Mets Trade For A Reliever?

(Updated 6/20) Andy Martino of the Daily News argues that the Mets need to upgrade their bullpen at the trading deadline in addition to their lineup. “You think?” one team official said on Tuesday, when asked if the Mets needed to acquire a reliever. Martino says that the Mets do not have a solid 8th […]

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Zack Wheeler To Begin Throwing Next Month

An article by posted on June 20, 2015 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler To Begin Throwing Next Month

Right-hander Zack Wheeler stopped by and visited with his teammates in Atlanta on Friday as they  began a weekend series with the Braves. Wheeler, who is in the recovery phase of his return from Tommy John surgery, told reporters he expects to start throwing a baseball next month. For now he’s been doing a lot […]

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Familia Out With Tightness In Left Groin

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Out With Tightness In Left Groin

As if an awful 2-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Friday night wasn’t enough, we may be without the team’s most valuable player for at least the next two games and maybe more. In the bottom of the eighth inning Jeurys Familia was brought in with the bases loaded to try and stop the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:35 PM

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:35 PM

After getting swept by the Blue Jays during the two-game set in Toronto, the New York Mets head to Atlanta to open a three-game series against the Braves at Turner Field. Jacob deGrom (7-4, 2.33) gets the nod for the Mets and is expected to face RHP Matt Wisler who will be making his major […]

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Featured Post: Potential Hitters For Mets To Target

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Potential Hitters For Mets To Target

In a previous article where I postulated that it was time for the Mets to trade quantity for quality, a common sentiment from readers was that we need to trade for hitting, not for pitching. I stayed away from discussing hitting targets as acquiring one would not only involve a speculated trade scenario, it would […]

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Morning Grind: Logan Verrett Impresses In Mets Debut

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Logan Verrett Impresses In Mets Debut

After a head scratching move earlier this week that saw the Mets’ brass promote Akeel Morris from Single-A St. Lucie straight to the big leagues, the team righted the ship by demoting Morris to Double-A Binghamton after he surrendered five runs in two-third’s of an inning in Wednesday night’s loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. […]

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Mets Give Another Sign Gee’s Days Are Numbered

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Give Another Sign Gee’s Days Are Numbered

The Mets gave away Dillon Gee’s number to Logan Verrett on Thursday, the latest in a series of indications that Sandy Alderson’s endgame is to eventually give away Dillon Gee. Gee, who has posted a miserable 5.90 ERA this season, was designated for assignment earlier this week, removing him from the 40-man roster and giving […]

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