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Bring Out The Tiger In Granderson

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Bring Out The Tiger In Granderson

Tuesday night’s game really got me thinking about the future of Curtis Granderson. He played exactly how I would like to see him play moving forward. He had three hits, all of which were singles and also stole a base. The amount of pressure on Granderson’s shoulders goes beyond the $60 million dollar contract he […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

The Mets continue their three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at historic Wrigley Field tonight at 8:05 PM. Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-0, 2.45 ERA) makes his second start of the season and will be opposed by Edwin Jackson (3-5, 4.81 ERA). Dice-K earned the win in his first start of the season against the Diamondbacks at Citi Field on May 25. […]

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Batting Abreu Leadoff Not A Consideration For Collins

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Batting Abreu Leadoff Not A Consideration For Collins

Terry Collins told Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal, that he is not considering Bobby Abreu as a possible leadoff hitter for the Mets. “No,” Collins replied. “Because he drives in runs for us.” Despite his advanced age and diminished ability, writes Diamond, Abreu’s skill set probably still translates as an ideal leadoff hitter better […]

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Wheeler Stellar Again As His Confidence Continues To Soar

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Wheeler Stellar Again As His Confidence Continues To Soar

As I had speculated last week (and hoped for), Zack Wheeler has indeed turned a corner and is making his presence felt in the National League with each passing start. Wheeler was on top of his game against the Cubs, limiting them to just two hits over 6.2 scoreless innings, while walking a pair and striking […]

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Double-D Getting Opportunity To Show His Stuff

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Double-D Getting Opportunity To Show His Stuff

At NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton we called him Double-D. After Matt den Dekker joined the Mets Double-A roster, it didn’t take long for a B-Met mainstay, a fan who dutifully mans a seat behind home plate a nudge to the third base side, to shout out, “Come on Double-D, hit it hard somewhere,” when den […]

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Andrew Brown Heading To Chicago To Join Team

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Andrew Brown Heading To Chicago To Join Team

The team has announced that outfielder Andrew Brown is heading to Chicago on Wednesday to join the Mets in anticipation of being officially activated on Thursday. Brown, 29, was hitting .350 with 13 home runs in 35 games for Triple-A Las Vegas since being demoted back on April 21. A righthanded bat, Brown initially made the big […]

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Fear And Loathing In The Eastern League

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Fear And Loathing In The Eastern League

No, I didn’t fall into a hole on my way back from the B-Mets series in New Britain last weekend. Although driving all those miles just to see them drop a three game series to a second division club, was a tad deflating. Friday night – a 4-0 loss with not much happening for the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

At least it only took 9 innings… The Mets (28-30) fell to the Cubs (21-34) by a score of 2-1 on Tuesday night in Chicago. Zack Wheeler got the start for the Mets and was fantastic, striking out 7 in 6.2 scoreless innings and allowing only 2 hits and 2 walks. Wheeler threw 107 pitchers […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

The Mets open a three-game set against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night at 8:05 PM. RHP Zack Wheeler (2-5, 4.31) will oppose RHP Jake Arrieta (1-1, 3.20) for the Cubs. Wheeler is averaging 8.90 strikeouts per nine innings, ranking 11th among NL pitchers. Wheeler is averaging 94.5 mph with his fastball this season, the fourth-highest amongst NL starters. David Wright […]

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2014 MLB Draft: Top Mets Picks From 40 Mocks

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2014 MLB Draft: Top Mets Picks From 40 Mocks

The Draft is approaching quickly, Thursday, at 7:00 PM, to be exact. The Mets will be on the clock by 7:50 in case you were wondering, so you can flip to the MLB Network while watching the game. With the number 10 pick in the first-round, after studying over 40 mock drafts, there are three […]

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