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Lucas Duda Is Finally Looking Like An Everyday Player

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Is Finally Looking Like An Everyday Player

Coming into the season, Lucas Duda found himself in the awkward position of being in a platoon at first base with a player who, like him, batted from the left side of the plate.  Over the first two-plus weeks of the season, Duda and Ike Davis shared starting duties at first base, with Duda penciled […]

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MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets at 7:10 PM, Wright Returns To Lineup

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MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets at 7:10 PM, Wright Returns To Lineup

The Mets and Rangers square off again on Saturday night as right-hander Bartolo Colon (8-6, 3.88) starts for the Amazins opposite Texas right-hander Colby Lewis (5-5, 5.71) in a 7:10 PM matchup. Colon received the loss in the Mets’ 5-2 defeat to the Pirates on June 29 at PNC Park. He tossed 6.0 innings, allowing five runs, all earned, on […]

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Alderson “Thinks He Has Flexibility” To Keep Murphy, Will Consider Other Options

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Alderson “Thinks He Has Flexibility” To Keep Murphy, Will Consider Other Options

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reports that Sandy Alderson addressed the topic of trading Daniel Murphy tonight at Citi Field. When asked whether it made sense to deal the popular second baseman given the large financial commitments to David Wright and Curtis Granderson, the Mets GM responded: “I think we have the flexibility. That […]

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Alderson Confirms Syndergaard May Not Debut For Mets This Season

An article by posted on July 4, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Confirms Syndergaard May Not Debut For Mets This Season

Pretty much confirming the suggestion by Terry Collins that Noah Syndergaard may not pitch in the majors this season, Sandy Alderson reiterated that assertion. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York asked if it was possible that Syndergaard would be in the majors this season, and Alderson responded: “It’s conceivable, but I wouldn’t predict it.” “Obviously we still […]

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Murphy’s Status is a Harbinger of Things to Come

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy’s Status is a Harbinger of Things to Come

The next few weeks leading up to the July 31st trade deadline will be quite telling about the future direction of the Mets and how they see themselves in 2015 and beyond. Most importantly, will Daniel Murphy stay or will he go? I still stand by my earlier statement that the team isn’t as bad as […]

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Collins: “We Miss David’s Bat In The Lineup”

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Collins: “We Miss David’s Bat In The Lineup”

Terry Collins acknowledged to reporters after the Mets 3-1 loss to the Braves on Wednesday night at Turner Field, that the team really wishes their Captain was available to play. “Obviously we miss David [Wright],” Collins said. “We miss David’s bat in the lineup. There’s no doubt. It kind of spreads out things a little […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 3, Mets 1

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 3, Mets 1

Braves Beat The Mets 3-1 To Complete Sweep  The New York Mets (37-48) took on the Atlanta Braves (47-38) tonight at Turner Field with Jacob deGrom squaring off against Julio Teheran. The Mets looked to salvage the final game of a three game series with their division rivals, before returning home after playing four out […]

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Mets Add Trio Of Venezuelan Shortstops

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Add Trio Of Venezuelan Shortstops

Update- 4:30 p.m. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the Mets have agreed to terms with another Venezuelan shortstop, 15 year-old Kenny Hernandez, for $1 million. Hernandez is considered one of the top prospects in this year’s international pool, coming in at number 13 overall on Baseball America’s top 30 list. Here is a […]

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Mets Need the Willingness to Fail

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Need the Willingness to Fail

As the Mets begin their 6th straight summer of “don’t call us, we’ll call you” caliber baseball, something has to change. The focus for this franchise has been shedding huge contracts, and building up the farm system and in reality – they succeeded in that feat. Whether players like Noah Syndergaard, Travis d’Arnaud or Zack Wheeler […]

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Ten Games Under .500, Nine Games Back

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Ten Games Under .500, Nine Games Back

After last night’s 5-4 loss to the Braves, the Mets are now 10 games under .500 for the first time this season and a season-high nine games out of first place. Terry Collins‘ plan is to attack the next eight games which includes five more against first place Atlanta. “So the idea is to go […]

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