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Talkin’ Mets: Jose Reyes Returns to New York

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Jose Reyes Returns to New York

Tonight I am joined by Howard Megdal of Excelle Sports. Howard, as you probably know, did extensive coverage of the Mets financial situation in his book “Wilpon’s Folly” and just came out with a new book called “The Cardinals Way,” which goes behind the scenes into the St. Louis front office. Howard and I discuss […]

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Nationals Place Stephen Strasburg On 15-Day DL

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Place Stephen Strasburg On 15-Day DL

The Washington Nationals placed star pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 16th, with an upper back strain on Sunday. Strasburg missed two consecutive starts with the back issue and also dislocated two ribs while lifting weights last week. The Mets won’t see Strasburg in their upcoming three-game series with Washington, but […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:35 PM

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:35 PM

Sunday, June 26, 2016 • 1:35 p.m. Turner Field • Atlanta, GA RHP Bartolo Colon (6-3, 3.00) vs. RHP Bud Norris (2-7, 4.69) PIX11 • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Yesterday was a whirlwind day for the Mets. Early in the afternoon they announced they were demoting Conforto and promoting Nimmo to the […]

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Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

From 2012 to 2014, Wilmer Flores hit over .300 in whichever level of the Mets minor league system he was in. In 2012 he hit .300 with 18 home runs and an .827 OPS at St. Lucie and Binghamton, two places notoriously known for being pitchers parks and leagues. He was a top 100 prospect […]

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I’ll Be Rooting Hard For Michael Conforto

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
I’ll Be Rooting Hard For Michael Conforto

As you know by now, the New York Mets demoted struggling outfielder Michael Conforto to Triple-A Las Vegas on Saturday, and promoted outfielder Brandon Nimmo to the big league team. After rocketing through the system last year and breaking out with 12 doubles, nine home runs and a 132 OPS+ in 56 games, things deteriorated […]

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Jacob deGrom Tosses Eight Scoreless In No-Decision

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Tosses Eight Scoreless In No-Decision

New York Mets pitcher, Jacob deGrom pitched a great game Saturday night in the team’s 1-0 defeat of the Atlanta Braves in extra-innings. Jake was as deGrominant as he had ever been so far this season in his longest start of the 2016 campaign. He went eight innings while not allowing a run to Atlanta. […]

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Kelly Johnson Homers Late As Mets Beat Braves 1-0 In Extras

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Homers Late As Mets Beat Braves 1-0 In Extras

The New York Mets (40-33) defeated the Atlanta Braves (25-49) by a score of 1-0 tonight at Turner Field. With the win and a Nationals loss, the Mets now find themselves just 2.0 games out of first place. Pitching: Jacob deGrom toed the rubber for the Mets tonight, and pitched another gutsy performance, but was […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:15 PM

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:15 PM

Saturday, June 25, 2016 • 7:15 p.m. Turner Field • Atlanta, GA RHP Jacob deGrom (3-4, 2.96) vs. RHP Julio Teheran (3-7, 2.66) FOX • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Holy Toledo, the Mets beat the Braves! Matz was doing well through the first four innings but fell apart in the 5th and […]

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Mets Promote Brandon Nimmo, Option Michael Conforto To Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Promote Brandon Nimmo, Option Michael Conforto To Las Vegas

According to Jeremiah Johnke of the Wyoming Tribune, the Mets have promoted outfielder Brandon Nimmo from Triple-A Las Vegas. Nimmo was hitting .328/.409/.508 with 16 doubles, seven triples, five homers and 37 RBI for the 51s. Nimmo, 23, was GM Sandy Alderson’s first draft pick when he selected Brandon out of Wyoming with the 13th overall pick in […]

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Addison Reed’s June Swoon

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
Addison Reed’s June Swoon

Before Thursday night’s disaster, the Mets were 34-1 when they were leading after seven innings.  After Addison Reed grooved one down the heart of the plate to Adonis Garcia, the Mets record is now 34-2 when leading after seven innings.  It’s hard to get on Reed for the loss as he has been so good this year.  In […]

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James Loney Has Exceeded Expectations

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
James Loney Has Exceeded Expectations

New York Mets first-baseman James Loney has been everything and more than anyone could have asked for. Replacing the production of Lucas Duda is no easy task, but Loney has done quite a job in his absence. Loney has been a boost at the plate and in the field, flashing a solid bat to go […]

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