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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 0 #DeGromination

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 0 #DeGromination

The Mets (24-18) defeated the St. Louis Cardinals (27-14) by a score of 5-0, splitting the four game set. Jacob deGrom had one of the best outings of his young career, which saw him pitching eight innings of one-hit ball, striking out eleven batters, and retiring the last twenty-three Cardinals to face him. His opposition, […]

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Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

There is no way around it: Over the past two weeks, Bartolo Colon has been dreadful. Over that span, he has made three starts, allowing 19 runs (17 earned) on 26 hits in just 15.1 innings. His last two starts have been especially bad, with Colon allowing six and then nine runs. Last night, he […]

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

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 1:10 PM

After consecutive sub-par performances by Jon Niese and Bartolo Colon, the New York Mets will turn to Jacob deGrom to try and preserve a split in the finale of their four game series against the St. Louis Cardinals this afternoon at Citi Field. DeGrom (4-4, 3.21 ERA) will oppose Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia, who is […]

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While Mets Offense Flat-Lines, Front Office Sits On Their Hands

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
While Mets Offense Flat-Lines, Front Office Sits On Their Hands

“Develop the pitching, buy the bats.” That was a recurring theme during what has been a five year rebuild. It was drilled into our heads. And yet here we are, with a pitching rotation and bullpen packed with some of the most elite arms in the league, and the offense is sputtering. The team is […]

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Mets Not Panicking Despite Falling Out Of First

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Not Panicking Despite Falling Out Of First

With another Mets blowout loss and another Nationals win over the Yankees, the Mets officially fell out of first place in the NL East for the first time since April 14. Despite that, manager Terry Collins insisted that no one in the clubhouse is panicking right now. “We’re not even out of May”, said Collins. “There’s […]

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Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

According to beat reporter Mark Saxon of ESPN LA, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the market for a starting pitcher now that Hyun-jin Ryu is contemplating shoulder surgery and after already losing Brandon McCarthy for the season. Saxon believes they’d be willing to move Cuban infielder Alex Guerrero, given their excess of third baseman. The 28 year old […]

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The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

Exit velocity reminds me of a roommate I had who once decided to chase a full turkey dinner with a Domino’s Hawaiian and a six-pack. He was in a recliner across the room making gurgling noises. I look up and realize the noises were coming from his belly, which was moving — on it’s own, like […]

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Collins Responds To Calls To Fire Him

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Responds To Calls To Fire Him

I was a little dumbfounded when I logged on to see what was churning on Mets Twitter Tuesday morning and was smacked in the face by an article by Joel Sherman practically daring the front office to fire Terry Collins and another post by MetsBlog saying the Terry Watch was back on. I was like […]

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

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals continue their four-game series on Tuesday after a big extra-inning win for the Amazins at Citi Field. Jon Niese (3-3, 2.49 ERA) opposes right-hander Michael Wacha (5-0, 2.06) at 7:10 PM. Jonathon Niese has allowed one earned run or fewer in five of his seven starts this […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Designated For Assignment, Darrell Ceciliani Promoted

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Designated For Assignment, Darrell Ceciliani Promoted

Update, 2:10 pm Adam Rubin of ESPN.com is now reporting that Kirk Nieuwenhuis will be the player designated for assignment. Nieuwenhuis, 27, was hitting .079/.125/.132 with two doubles and two stolen bases in 40 plate appearances. In parts of four seasons with the Mets, Nieuwenhuis has a .230/.302/.374 line with 13 homers, 31 doubles, three […]

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