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Wilmer Flores Ready To Go After Battling Strep Throat

An article by posted on October 8, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Ready To Go After Battling Strep Throat

The crazy year that has been the 2015 season for Mets infielder Wilmer Flores took another turn this past week. Flores who sparsely played in the final two weeks of the regular season has been sidelined by strep throat. “It’s definitely been a different year with everything that happened. I don’t know how to describe […]

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The Inherent Chaos Of MLB’s Playoff Structure

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
The Inherent Chaos Of MLB’s Playoff Structure

There are no guarantees in baseball, no sure things. Of the eight teams left in the playoffs after tonight, there’s no telling who might win it. While it’s true that someone has to take the title, betting on baseball’s post-season results is a blind shot in the dark no matter how much you think you […]

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Gary Cohen Will Not Cover Mets Postseason Games On WOR

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Gary Cohen Will Not Cover Mets Postseason Games On WOR

Neil Best of Newsday reports that SNY play-by-play announcer Gary Cohen will not be doing any postseason games for WOR radio  as had been speculated by some. According to Best, Cohen was criticized in some quarters in 2006 for doing guest innings in the Mets’ radio booth during the NLCS — which became more noticeable when he […]

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Featured Post: Why Flores Merits More Playing Time In NLDS Over Tejada

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Why Flores Merits More Playing Time In NLDS Over Tejada

As the NLDS against the Dodgers approaches it looks like Ruben Tejada will be manning shortstop for the Mets at least for Game One against Clayton Kershaw. Tejada has good career numbers against Kershaw with a .357 BA so I have no problem with him starting the series opener, but I have some concerns if […]

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Behold, October Makes All Things New

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Behold, October Makes All Things New

For those of you getting squeamish about this upcoming playoff series with the Dodgers, allow me to enumerate at least three reasons for you to relax. First, there is the long layoff between Sunday’s finale and game one of the NLDS. For as long as many of us can remember, baseball’s post-season would begin close […]

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Dillon Gee Opts Out Of Mets Contract, Elects Free Agency

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Opts Out Of Mets Contract, Elects Free Agency

RHP Dillon Gee opted out of his contract with the Mets on Wednesday and is now a free agent. Gee, 29, earned the right to opt out because he had more than three years of MLB service and was never recalled to the majors after being outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas during the season. Because […]

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MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Talks About Beating Dodgers With Metsmerized

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Talks About Beating Dodgers With Metsmerized

Fifteen months ago, Michael Conforto had completed his junior year at Oregon State University. In a matter of days, he will participate in his first MLB postseason game. Conforto told me before Sunday’s 1-0 win over the Nationals that being called up so soon after being drafted has “accelerated” his development. Now nearly on the […]

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To Beat The Dodgers, Mets Must Trump A Pair Of Aces

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
To Beat The Dodgers, Mets Must Trump A Pair Of Aces

When Joe D messaged the staff with some roundtable questions the other day, the first one on the list asked us what the key was going to be to beating the Dodgers. I responded that the key would be finding a way to win when Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke are on the mound. But […]

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All The Pressure Is On Los Angeles

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
All The Pressure Is On Los Angeles

According to the so-called baseball experts and talking heads, before this season started, the Mets weren’t supposed to be here. They had no business even sniffing an NL East crown let alone winning it. Here we are though, mere days away from the first Metropolitan playoff game in nine years. The Mets are playing with […]

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Long Believes Lefties Will Battle Against Dodgers’ Southpaws

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Long Believes Lefties Will Battle Against Dodgers’ Southpaws

Even with the Mets scheduled to face three southpaws in the NLDS, hitting coach Kevin Long isn’t concerned about how his top left handed bats will perform. Long says the Mets were going to be challenged regardless of who they would face in the playoffs, and he believes that lefties like Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy […]

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Wright Responds To Critics, Confident Mets Will Beat L.A.

An article by posted on October 5, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Responds To Critics, Confident Mets Will Beat L.A.

After thanking the fans at Citi Field following the final game of the regular season, David Wright had a lot to say about the Mets’ critics who doubted the team all year. “This team believed early on,” Wright said. “Back in spring training, a lot of guys said it — that they thought we were […]

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