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Curtis Granderson Helps Power Mets to Victory

An article by posted on August 31, 2016 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Helps Power Mets to Victory

Curtis Granderson did not enter the game until the sixth inning as a pinch-hitter Tuesday night. It though was still one of his best offensive games of the year as the Mets defeated the Marlins by a score of 7-4, overtaking them in the Wild Card and NL East standings. Granderson, batting for starter Seth […]

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Matz Scratched From Thursday Start

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Matz Scratched From Thursday Start

Steven Matz‘s left shoulder impingement will keep him on the DL for the time being, meaning his start scheduled for Thursday is a no-go, he told reporters this afternoon. Matz said he felt discomfort in his throwing session yesterday and told the coaching staff. He says doctors have found no structural damage within the shoulder, just […]

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Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Option Montero To Las Vegas, Expected To Recall Verrett

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is hearing that RHP Logan Verrett will likely be recalled by the Mets to replace RHP Rafael Montero who was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas after last night’s game. The Mets added Montero to the 25-man roster for Monday’s start in place of Jacob deGrom and tossed five scoreless […]

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Josh Smoker Earns First Career Win

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Josh Smoker Earns First Career Win

In what undoubtedly was the biggest game of Josh Smoker‘s young major league career, he excelled. Smoker was called upon to pitch in the top of the 10th inning in a 1-1 ballgame that the Mets needed to take in the worst way. Smoker would have a great inning, retiring the Marlins in order. The […]

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The Thrill of Victory

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
The Thrill of Victory

At this point of the season every game feels like a must-win. Especially for a team who finds themselves trailing in a playoff race. The current series against the Marlins is a big one for the Metropolitans and boy did they start it off on the right foot. The Mets gambled Monday night, skipping Jacob […]

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Cespedes Walk-Off Homer Gives Mets 2-1 Win Over Marlins!

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Walk-Off Homer Gives Mets 2-1 Win Over Marlins!

The New York Mets (67-64) defeated the Miami Marlins (67-64) by a score of 2-1 at Citi Field Monday evening in extra innings.  Pitching: Rafael Montero was on the mound for the Mets tonight facing Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and he did about as well as could have reasonably been expected.  Montero walked far too […]

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Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

The Mets have drastically improved their position in the standings over the last week. They have won six of their last eight games, and now sit just 2.5 games behind the Cardinals for the second Wild Card spot. They have become the hottest team in contention over the last week, and have injected newfound hope […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

3 Up 1. Big Sexy’s Big Bat On Friday night Bartolo Colon was sharp through the first seven innings, only allowing run on two hits and eventually hitting a wall in the eighth inning. The big story however was Colon’s bat. Colon ended up going 2-3 including hitting a double and scoring two runs. Colon […]

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Collins Cannot Continue to go to Hansel Robles in Big Spots

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Cannot Continue to go to Hansel Robles in Big Spots

With the Mets having an opportunity to sweep the lowly Phillies Sunday, Terry Collins made a questionable call to the bullpen. With bases loaded and nobody out, Hansel Robles was called upon to try to clean up the mess. The problem is though that Robles has not been effective at all in the month of […]

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Robert Gsellman Deserved a Better Fate Sunday

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Robert Gsellman Deserved a Better Fate Sunday

Through the first six innings of Sunday’s 5-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, Robert Gsellman was in full control of the game at hand. Things unraveled a bit for the rookie starter who was making his first major league start, but still he deserved a better fate than the one he ended up with. The […]

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