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The Mets Center Field Dilemma

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The Mets Center Field Dilemma

The Mets acquisition of Jay Bruce was designed to solve the Mets’ offensive woes, and more importantly, their difficulty with hitting with runners in scoring position. However, the move coupled with Yoenis Cespedes‘ injury, only exacerbates the team’s center field problem. As Barry Bloom reports for MLB.com, Sandy Alderson admits it’s not an ideal situation. “As […]

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De Aza Stays Hot, Homers Off Tanaka

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De Aza Stays Hot, Homers Off Tanaka

Batting leadoff and starting in centerfield, Alejandro De Aza had an impressive night at the plate. He blasted a two-run homerun off Yankee’s starter Masahiro Tanaka in the third inning that gave the Mets an early lead over their crosstown rivals. While De Aza disappointed for most of the season, he has quietly started to […]

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Michael Conforto Has Shown Signs Of Coming Around

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Michael Conforto Has Shown Signs Of Coming Around

Michael Conforto may be close to getting back to where he was in 2015. Conforto came into Tuesday’s game just 1-for-15 on the homestand, but showed signs of breaking out of what has been a season long slump. The sweet swinging lefty went 2-for4 on the night with two doubles and a RBI. His swing […]

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Jacob deGrom Was Dominant Yet Again

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Jacob deGrom Was Dominant Yet Again

The New York Mets ace of the moment, Jacob deGrom dominated the Yankees in Tuesday’s 7-1 victory at Citi Field. Jake had everything going for himself and put on a clinic in the Mets’ victory. Jacob pitched seven scoreless innings on the night while allowing just four hits. He walked just one batter while striking […]

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Yanks Dominated As Mets Mash To 7-1 Victory

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Yanks Dominated As Mets Mash To 7-1 Victory

The New York Mets (55-51) defeated the New York Yankees (53-53) by a score of 7-1 tonight at Citi Field. The two teams have split the first two games of the home and away four-game Subway Series. Pitching: Jacob deGrom (W, 7-5) came right back to the mound with pure deGromination Tuesday night. He pitched […]

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Juan Lagares Underwent Successful Thumb Surgery

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Underwent Successful Thumb Surgery

Update – Aug 2 The Mets announced that Juan Lagares underwent successful surgery on Monday to repair the torn ligament in his left thumb. Team doctors say it will be a six-week recovery before Lagares can resume baseball activities. The Mets signed Justin Ruggiano to a major league deal to replace Lagares on Saturday, but he pulled […]

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

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Yankees vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Masahiro Tanaka (7-3, 3.16 ERA) vs. RHP Jacob deGrom (6-5, 2.56 ERA) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Last night was a good example of “You can never get enough runs”. After going up early 1-0, the Mets found […]

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Can Jay Bruce Save Mets From Becoming the Worst Team Ever With RISP?

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Can Jay Bruce Save Mets From Becoming the Worst Team Ever With RISP?

The New York Mets and their fans are hoping Jay Bruce‘s arrival to Citi Field is not posthumous for their season.  They enter play after last nights loss to the Yankees 7.5 Games back in the division and 2.5 out of the second wildcard spot.  They are further out of contention for a division crown […]

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How Mets’ Outfielders Have Fared Playing Center

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
How Mets’ Outfielders Have Fared Playing Center

The acquisition of Jay Bruce leaves the Mets with four corner outfielders on their roster and no true center fielder. Yoenis Cespedes, who had been playing center, has removed himself from that position due to his seemingly never-ending quad injury. With this being the case, the plan seems to be to have Michael Conforto and […]

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New Month, Same Old Problems, As Collins Mismanages His Way To A Loss

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
New Month, Same Old Problems, As Collins Mismanages His Way To A Loss

New month, a new player, same old problems.  Having a Triple-A team in Las Vegas, or approximately 2,250 miles from your big league club is just one of the things that burned the Mets in the Subway Series opener Monday night. In what feels like a terminal condition, the Mets were playing with a 23 […]

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