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Alderson Is Staying Afloat Thanks To Parting Gifts From Minaya

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Alderson Is Staying Afloat Thanks To Parting Gifts From Minaya

In a critical rebuke of Sandy Alderson’s tenure with the Mets, Joel Sherman of the New York Post writes that Sandy was hired to clean up a so-called mess by his predecessor Omar Minaya and yet the team is now worse off than it ever was before. He says the best things about the current […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 3, Mets 2

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 3, Mets 2

The Mets lost their fourth straight game as the Phillies beat them 3-2 in extra-innings on Friday night at Citi Field. Jenrry Mejia started and allowed two earned runs on six hits and three walks while striking out four. The young righty labored from the start and a Domonic Brown RBI single in the fifth would send […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on May 9, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM (SNY)

The Mets are back at Citi Field for the opener of a three-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies beginning tonight at 7:10 PM. Jenrry Mejia (3-0, 5.23) starts for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Roberto Hernandez (2-1, 4.50) for the Phillies. The Mets will play 16 of their next 19 games in the Big Apple […]

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Baseball Prospectus: Scouts Like What They See In Steve Matz

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Baseball Prospectus: Scouts Like What They See In Steve Matz

The folks over at Baseball Prospectus have recently starting rolling out a wonderful series of articles titled Eyewitness Accounts. When a scout over at BP sits on a game they’ll publish their scouting reports on some of the more interesting names they saw. Yesterday BP scout Jeff Moore published his report on Mets left-handed starter Steve Matz. Matz, 22, was […]

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It’s Official, Wilmer Flores Will Join Mets Friday

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Official, Wilmer Flores Will Join Mets Friday

The Mets have made it official and announced that shortstop Wilmer Flores will be called up and activated in time for Friday’s game against the Phillies. Flores will replace Omar Quintanilla who was designated for assignment on Wednesday. The red-hot Flores had three more hits tonight including a double and two RBIs to lift his average to .307 for […]

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Darling Regrets Not Reading True New Yorkers Letter

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Darling Regrets Not Reading True New Yorkers Letter

In a harsh rebuke of the front office, New York Post columnist Mike Vaccaro points out how the Mets vowed in the spring of 2013 that this was going to be the year they blew the dust off their wallets and jumped back into the game, act like they own a team based in New […]

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From Left Field: Would You Sign Up For 16-17 At This Point?

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From Left Field: Would You Sign Up For 16-17 At This Point?

Today is a much-needed day off for our Mets, who are now 1-6 in their last seven games. That skid puts the team at 16-17 overall and fourth place in an NL East division that’s shaping up to be quite competitive. We knew that the first month’s schedule was going to be tough, including the […]

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Mets Hitting Approach: Back to the Drawing Board

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Mets Hitting Approach: Back to the Drawing Board

As I was driving around for work yesterday, I was listening to the Mets broadcast on the radio, and something occurred to me. At some point this year, this team will be no-hit, and you can pretty much assume that their current major league philosophy is the reason not only for that, but for their […]

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Gee and Niese Are A Quietly Effective Tandem

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Gee and Niese Are A Quietly Effective Tandem

2014: 1.82 ERA – 1.01 WHIP – 1.3 WAR Flashy. Fire-balling. Intimidating. Adjectives like these are not the kind of descriptors one generally associates with either Dillon Gee or Jon Niese, but since others along the lines of “intelligent,” “consistent,” and most significantly, “effective” can be accurately applied, perhaps the rest simply do not matter. […]

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Vic Black Strikes Out The Side, Lowers His ERA To 0.68

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Vic Black Strikes Out The Side, Lowers His ERA To 0.68

May 8 A day after Vic Black took over the closing duties from Jeff Walters for Triple-A Las Vegas, the hard-throwing righty struck out the side on Wednesday night and picked up his fourth save of the season. He has now gone four consecutive appearances without issuing a walk and his ERA has improved to 0.68 for the […]

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