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Collins Unconcerned About Alex Torres, Jeurys Familia

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Collins Unconcerned About Alex Torres, Jeurys Familia

In his New York Mets debut, lefty reliever Alex Torres was unimpressive. Torres walked two batters, and he only recorded one out. Both runners Torres allowed on base eventually scored after he was pulled by manager Terry Collins. After the game, Collins said that he believes that rust was a factor in Torres’ poor performance […]

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MMO Game Recap (#HarveyDay Edition!): Mets 6, Nationals 3

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap (#HarveyDay Edition!): Mets 6, Nationals 3

The Mets (2-1) took the series from the Washington Nationals (1-2) this afternoon by a score of 6-3 at Nationals Park. Offense: The Mets got on the board first this afternoon in the third inning. Ian Desmond committed yet another error – his third of the series – which led to the Mets putting up […]

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The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

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The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

So, there’s been a lot of talk about the Mets’ batting order in recent days. It started on the morning of Opening Day when news started to leak out that the Mets were going with an “unconventional” lineup that had David Wright batting second and Curtis Granderson leading off. Then the story became about who […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM

Matt Harvey makes his long anticipated return to the mound in a regular season game as the Mets take on the Washington Nationals at 1:05 PM in D.C.. The Mets are trying to win their first series against the Nationals since September, 2013. It has been 593 days since the Mets’ righthander last threw a […]

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Harvey Faces Strasburg In Exciting Return To The Mound

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Harvey Faces Strasburg In Exciting Return To The Mound

Today’s matchup between Matt Harvery and Stephen Strasburg may be one of the most exciting pitching duels of the early season. It’s a battle of two of the game’s best young starters, and there are plenty of intriguing story lines surrounding the game. It is Matt Harvey’s long awaited return to the mound, and it […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 2, Mets 1

The Mets fell short against the Nationals on Wednesday night, losing 2-1 in the nation’s capital. Jacob deGrom got the start for the Mets and was good, although he didn’t have his best stuff. deGrom went six innings, allowing two runs on six hits and two walks, striking out six. The game was delayed for […]

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Collins Says He Decides Who Starts and Where They Bat

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says He Decides Who Starts and Where They Bat

The lineup mystery has been solved. Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said the lineup is created by him and his coaching staff, as well as the front office. “It’s a collaboration.” Collins said he has the final decision as to who starts, where they bat, and which players get benched. Additionally, he credited […]

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MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

The official roster for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s was announced this week. The Mets are entering their third year with the 51s and are quickly approaching the end of a contract that takes them through the 2016 season, where I hope this connection ends. The ballpark itself can hurt pitcher development as less moisture […]

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Mets Must Continue To Beat Nationals Consistently In 2015

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Mets Must Continue To Beat Nationals Consistently In 2015

The Mets went a dismal 4-15 last season against their division rival, Nationals. If the Mets want to be a superior team this season, they must do better against their rival from D.C. who’s considered not only the top team in the NL East but maybe the best in baseball. “This is a team we […]

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Three Trades The Mets Should Consider

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Three Trades The Mets Should Consider

With an impressive balance of power arms, consistent bats, and major league ready talent, the Mets have a consensus top-five minor league system. They also, at least in my opinion, have a damn good major league team as well. The big club definitely has some holes, though, notably at shortstop, but otherwise there seems to […]

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