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Whose Fault Is It Anyway?

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
Whose Fault Is It Anyway?

I had an interesting exchange with a couple of friends over the weekend when I voiced my exasperation with the Mets and Terry Collins in particular. They contested my belief that Collins is to blame for some of the perplexing lineups that have come our way of late. These lineups are odd, they defy explanation, […]

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A Look At Shortstop, Shortcomings, and Shortfalls

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
A Look At Shortstop, Shortcomings, and Shortfalls

Anthony Rieber of Newsday, checked in with Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins to determine what the plan at shortstop is these days in the wake of Stephen Drew agreeing to return to the Red Sox. Here’s what they are doing: rotating two guys at the spot, possibly for the rest of the season. And who plays won’t […]

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MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 9, Mets 4

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 9, Mets 4

Starting a nine-game homestand, the Mets got off to a bad start. The Dodgers defeated them 9-4. Josh Beckett collected the win. Rafael Montero, making his second major league start, got the loss, not having his best stuff. He lasted only 4.1 innings, giving up five earned runs on seven hits and four walks. The Dodgers […]

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

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
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?

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
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?

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
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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