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Familia Earns 34th Save, Adds New Filthy Splitter To Arsenal

An article by posted on August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Earns 34th Save, Adds New Filthy Splitter To Arsenal

Last night in a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, Terry Collins asked his closer Jeurys Familia to get four outs for his ball club. Familia did exactly that, and the Mets perserved in a much needed victory to remain 5 1/2 games up on the Washington Nationals. Familia came on in the bottom of […]

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Nationals Adjust Rotation To Prepare For Mets Matchup

An article by posted on August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Adjust Rotation To Prepare For Mets Matchup

In an effort to align their best pitchers against their division rivals, the Washington Nationals will skip Max Scherzer‘s scheduled start tomorrow and instead pitch Saturday as reported by James Wagner of the Washington Post. Doing this will align Scherzer, Jordan Zimmerman and Stephen Strasburg to face the mets twice in the final month of […]

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

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

The first place New York Mets will look to keep their onslaught going on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Rookie right-hander Noah Syndergaard (7-6, 3.17) will try to overcome his road woes against Phillies right-hander Jerome Williams (4-9, 6.10) at 7:05 PM. The Mets now have a season-high 5 1/2-game […]

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Mets Have 4th Best Odds Of Winning World Series

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have 4th Best Odds Of Winning World Series

On the morning of July 24, before the Mets had made any trades, the Mets had the 12th best odds of winning the World Series (1.8%). Now, a little over a month later, our friends at Number Fire calculate that the Mets have the fourth best odds of winning the World Series (10.6%) behind only […]

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Wilmer Flores: It’s His Party, He Can Cry If He Wants To

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores: It’s His Party, He Can Cry If He Wants To

Wilmer Flores can cry as much as he wants to. In a 16-7 drubbing of the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park last night, the living legend that is Wilmer Flores continued his hot hitting with a huge offensive night. The Mets set a franchise record by hitting a total of eight homeruns, with Flores crushing two […]

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Daniel Murphy’s Intangibles Are Just What The Mets Needed

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy’s Intangibles Are Just What The Mets Needed

Last night’s game showcased the magic of this Metropolitan team. This army of misfit toys has been assembled to make a legitimate run and fans are seeing that night-in and night-out. One of the quirkiest and most energetic soldiers in the army is Daniel Murphy, the position-less boy wonder who knows how to swing a […]

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An Amazin’ Night In Enemy Territory

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
An Amazin’ Night In Enemy Territory

As I arrived in Philadelphia for my sophomore year at UPenn, the Mets arrived in The City of Brotherly Love for a four-game set against the Phillies. So with Jacob deGrom on the hill for the series opener and David Wright making his long-awaited return to the field, the decision to go to Monday’s game […]

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

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

Fresh off a sweep of the Colorado Rockies, the first place New York Mets begin a four-game series against the last place Philadelphia Phillies tonight at Citizens Bank Park. Jacob deGrom (12-6, 1.98 ERA) will get the ball for the series opener, and takes on Adam Morgan (4-4, 3.92 ERA) for the Phillies. First pitch […]

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MMO Original: The Burden of Great Expectations

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: The Burden of Great Expectations

Writers like me tend to embrace subjects we call “evergreen.” This refers to topics that remain relevant for a good long time after they are published.  And today’s topic is one of those. This could have been written in March, when all the experts said the Nationals would win the division simply by throwing their […]

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Mets Unsure How Effective David Wright Will Be In Return

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Unsure How Effective David Wright Will Be In Return

Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer never thought his good friend David Wright would ever be back with the Mets this season, according to Mike Puma of the NY Post. “I never let him know that I had doubts or anything like that,” Cuddyer said on Sunday. “But it’s a credit to him to get back here.” “It wasn’t because […]

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