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Mets Should Focus On Relievers Not Starters In Trade Deadline Deals

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Mets Should Focus On Relievers Not Starters In Trade Deadline Deals

With names like Andrew Cashner, Rich Hill, Jon Niese, Jeremy Hellickson and Michael Pineda circulating as potential trade bait on or before the trade deadline, the Mets would be best served by bolstering their bullpen rather than seeking a starting pitcher to replace innings lost due to Matt Harvey’s season-ending surgery. The current Bartolo Colon, […]

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Jeurys Familia Navigates Through The Impossible

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Jeurys Familia Navigates Through The Impossible

Based loaded, no outs. That was the start of the bottom of the ninth for the New York Mets as they attempted to close out a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. Somehow, Jeurys Familia was able to walk the tightrope yet again and complete his 33rd save of the season. This may seem like […]

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Rene Rivera Comes Through In The Clutch In Multiple Ways

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Rene Rivera Comes Through In The Clutch In Multiple Ways

  Rene Rivera had an eventful game Tuesday during the Mets thrilling 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. From helping Noah Syndergaard get through 5.2 innings of work, to a costly throwing error that put the Cubs on the board early. He followed with a clutch go-ahead single and ended by helping Jeurys Familia navigate […]

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Familia The Escape Artist Secures Win For Mets Despite Wild Ninth

An article by posted on 19/07/2016 0 Comments
Familia The Escape Artist Secures Win For Mets Despite Wild Ninth

The New York Mets (50-43) defeated the Chicago Cubs (56-37) tonight at Wrigley Field by a score of 2-1. If the Dodgers can hold on to beat the Nationals tonight, the Mets will gain some ground in the standings, and sit 5.5 games back behind Washington. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard toed the rubber for the Mets […]

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Conforto, Cespedes and the Center Field Conundrum

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Conforto, Cespedes and the Center Field Conundrum

With the reluctance of Yoenis Cespedes to play center field citing the wear and tear on his legs and more specifically his strained quad, Terry Collins and the Mets find themselves in a bit of a conundrum. The issue is that versus a right-handed pitcher, Collins prefers to have Cespedes, Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson in the lineup and of the three, the […]

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Greenies, PEDs, and the Grueling 162 Game Schedule

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Greenies, PEDs, and the Grueling 162 Game Schedule

I first remember reading about ‘greenies’ in Ball Four, Jim Bouton‘s eye-opening autobiography about the everyday grind of a ball player. He mentioned how ‘greenies’, better known as amphetamines, were readily available and used by players. I was a teenager at the time and compared it to getting a Star in Super Mario Brothers – it […]

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Steven Matz Struggles With Command In Loss To Cubs

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Steven Matz Struggles With Command In Loss To Cubs

New York Mets southpaw, Steven Matz struggled through five innings as he took the loss to the Cubs. Chicago defeated Matz and the Mets by a score of 5-1. Matz allowed four runs on eight hits while walking one and striking out five. His command kept his pitch-count high and disallowed him from going deep […]

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Jon Lester Tosses Gem As Cubs Defeat Mets 5-1

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Jon Lester Tosses Gem As Cubs Defeat Mets 5-1

The New York Mets (49-43) were defeated by the Chicago Cubs (56-36) by a score of 5-1 tonight at Wrigley Field. The Washington Nationals were off tonight, but the Mets fell to 6.5 games out of first place with the loss. If the Miami Marlins come away with an extra inning victory over the Philadelphia […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 7:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 7:05 PM

Monday, July 18, 2016 • 7:05 p.m. (ET) Wrigley Field • Chicago, IL LHP Steven Matz (7-5, 3.38) vs. LHP Jon Lester (9-4, 3.01) SNY • ESPN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets started off the second half well with taking 2 of 3 from the Phillies, including yesterday’s dominating 1-hitter […]

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Topps Now: Get Your Jacob deGrom Card Now!

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Topps Now: Get Your Jacob deGrom Card Now!

JACOB DEGROM – 2016 TOPPS NOW AVAILABLE UNTIL 2:30 PM EST ON 7/19/16 Topps Trading Cards is honoring Jacob deGrom for his dominating shutout victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.  Hurling his first career complete game, the 28-year old right-hander faced just one batter over the minimum (28) and yielded only a single to […]

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