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Dan Warthen Taken To Atlanta Hospital For Rapid Heartbeat

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Dan Warthen Taken To Atlanta Hospital For Rapid Heartbeat

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen was taken to an Atlanta hospital Thursday after experiencing a rapid heartbeat, general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters at Turner Field. Apparently it was serious enough that doctors have decided to admit him, Warthen, 62, has been the Mets pitching coach since June 2008 and is widely credited for the […]

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Terry Collins Making Case For Manager of the Year

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Terry Collins Making Case For Manager of the Year

Terry Collins has been killed by Mets fans over the past few years and rightfully so in some cases, but that was then and with an inadequate ball club. Now that Terry has all the right pieces in place, he has excelled and continues to lead this team to a sizeable division lead with only […]

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Game Changer: The Trade That Never Went Down

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Game Changer: The Trade That Never Went Down

Mets fans haven’t gotten to cheer on pitcher Zack Wheeler in quite some time, since last September 25 to be exact. He hasn’t made a start since then due to his recovery from Tommy John Surgery which he had this past spring, but he’s still found a way to help this Mets team enormously in […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM (Atlanta Beatdown!)

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 7:10 PM (Atlanta Beatdown!)

The New York Mets roll into Atlanta for a four-game series against the Braves fresh off of an incredible sweep of the Washington Nationals in DC. The Mets (78-61) have opened a seven-game division lead over Washington (71-68) with 23 games remaining and their magic number is down to 17. The Mets are 17 games […]

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Travis d’Arnaud and Michael Conforto: Unsung Heroes of 2015 Mets

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Travis d’Arnaud and Michael Conforto: Unsung Heroes of 2015 Mets

The acquisitions of Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson and particularly Yoenis Cespedes proved crucial in sparking the Mets late-July turnaround. Cespedes, a multi-tool talent in the outfield, has performed so well, his name is being mentioned in MVP discussions despite just playing in just 36 National League games. Johnson and Uribe, in addition to their veteran […]

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Warthen: Matt Harvey Has Not Been Abused

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Warthen: Matt Harvey Has Not Been Abused

Just wanted to update this earlier post by alerting you to a fantastic article by Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal who writes: “Even after allowing seven runs in 5 1/3 innings to the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night, Harvey has thrown the ninth-fewest pitches per inning of any pitcher in baseball with at […]

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Comeback Kids: Mets Ready To Fight Until The Very Last Out

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Comeback Kids: Mets Ready To Fight Until The Very Last Out

“We’re in an enviable position” - Kelly Johnson They certainly are. Something special is going on in Queens. These Mets refuse to ever roll over and die when down by any amount. Who would think that for the third consecutive game against the team chasing them for the National League East pennant that they would come […]

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Magic Number 17! Mets Increase Division Lead To 7, Sweep Nationals 5-3!

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Magic Number 17! Mets Increase Division Lead To 7, Sweep Nationals 5-3!

The Mets (78-61) defeated the Washington Nationals (71-68) tonight at Nationals Park by a score of 5-3, and in the process, completing the series sweep. Offense:  Stephen Strasburg took the ball for the Nationals, as Washington looked to salvage the final game of the series and avoid the sweep. Through the first seven innings, the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM (Kill Shot!)

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM (Kill Shot!)

Funeral services for the Washington Nationals will be held… Wait, maybe I’m getting a little ahead of myself. But according to most Washington Nationals beat writers the Nats look done. Jacob deGrom (12-7, 2.40 ERA) takes the mound tonight with the Mets looking to close out a three-game sweep and kill Washington’s playoff hopes. Right-hander […]

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A Different Take On Harvey Who Will Have His Next Start Skipped

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A Different Take On Harvey Who Will Have His Next Start Skipped

Logan Verrett will start for the Mets on Monday, in place of Matt Harvey in an effort to limit his innings before the playoffs. You may remember that Verrett tossed eight innings of one-run baseball in his last spot start, on August 23 in Colorado, so no need to panic. The Mets expect to pitch […]

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