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Alderson Remains Non-Committal On Trade Deadline Strategy

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Alderson Remains Non-Committal On Trade Deadline Strategy

According to a report on ESPN New York, Sandy Alderson continued to say Monday that the direction the Mets take at the trade deadline will be dictated by how the team performs heading into the All-Star break. “Look, let’s see where we are at the end of this week,” Alderson told reporters. “We’re always willing […]

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

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

The first-place Atlanta Braves arrive at Citi Field for a four-game series against the Mets. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-3, 3.72) opposes left-hander Mike Minor (2-5, 4.73) in Monday’s 7:10 PM opener. Dice-K received his third straight loss in the Mets’ 5-4 defeat to the Braves on July 1 at Turner Field. He has allowed 18 hits […]

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Dueling Philosophies: Collins Says Mets Won’t Give Up Pieces To Help Other Teams

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Dueling Philosophies: Collins Says Mets Won’t Give Up Pieces To Help Other Teams

Sometimes I wonder if Terry Collins and the front office are on the same page. More often than not, it seems the Mets skipper operates in his own parallel universe doing his own thing, while the rest of the organization carries on without him in lockstep with Sandy Alderson’s agenda and plan for the future. […]

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Niese Will Likely Miss Just One Start, Gee Will Face Braves On Wednesday

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Niese Will Likely Miss Just One Start, Gee Will Face Braves On Wednesday

The Mets placed Jonathon Niese on the disabled list with a left shoulder strain on Sunday and promoted right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle to take his spot on the roster. The team announced that Dillon Gee will be activated from the DL and make Niese’s start on Wednesday against the Braves. Terry Collins said that Niese is only expected to miss […]

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Matz Delivers Another Strong Performance

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Matz Delivers Another Strong Performance

Sometimes it’s not just the win or the loss that’s the best indicator of a starting pitcher’s effectiveness and overall pitching performance. That was the case Saturday in Binghamton where the Mets’ highly touted left-handed prospect Steven Matz dropped a 2-0 decision against the Erie Sea Wolves. Matz pitched brilliantly for Binghamton, tossing a seven […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Rangers 4

An article by posted on July 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Rangers 4

The New York Mets were looking for a series victory this afternoon against the Texas Rangers, with Zack Wheeler squaring off against Nick Tepesch. What you should know: The Mets got off to an early lead in the bottom of the first inning, as they jumped out to a 5-0 lead. Lucas Duda doubled home […]

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MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 1:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Rangers vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets will conclude their three-game series against the Rangers with a rubber match at 1:10 PM at Citi Field on Sunday. Zack Wheeler (3-8, 4.25) will get the start for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Nick Tepesch (3-3, 3.65) for the Rangers. Wheeler is averaging nine strikeouts per nine innings, which ranks sixth […]

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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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