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Yoenis Cespedes Wows The Crowd With Spectacular Defensive Gem

An article by posted on August 16, 2015 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Wows The Crowd With Spectacular Defensive Gem

Yoenis Cespedes went 2-for-6 and registered his 43rd multi-hit effort of the season on Saturday night. He is now tied for the third-most multi-hit games in the major leagues. However it was his defensive jaw-dropping gem in left field that a packed Citi Field will remember for a long time despite the 5-4 loss to the […]

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Steven Matz Happy After His First Rehab Start

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Steven Matz Happy After His First Rehab Start

Steven Matz started for St. Lucie (A) on Saturday night and threw one inning while allowing one run, earned, on three hits with two strikeouts. The young lefthander threw 23 total pitches, 16 for strikes in his first rehab start and later told reporters that he felt no discomfort in his left lat muscle area. “I […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 3 (14)

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 3 (14)

The Mets (63-54) fell to the Pirates (68-46) by a score of 5-3 in 14 innings on Saturday night. Jon Niese turned in a decent outing for the Mets, giving up 3 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings, striking out 5. The Mets were bitten by the long ball in the […]

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Mets’ New and Improved Narrative: 1969 Redux

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Mets’ New and Improved Narrative: 1969 Redux

It is perilous to build narratives, or even make predictions, in the middle of an upturn, just as it is during a downturn. Nevertheless, driven by still-vivid memories of the most glorious team in franchise history, and under-girded by a shared sense among Mets fans that this team may have that same special “it,” some […]

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

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets (63-53) will try to regroup after a series-opening loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Jon Niese (7-9, 3.46) will oppose Pirates right-hander Charlie Morton (7-4, 4.48) in a 7:10 PM matchup at Citi Field. Lucas Duda, who has not played since Monday, is out of the starting lineup for the […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Mets Attendance Is Soaring As Team Continues Playoff Push

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MMO Fan Shot: Mets Attendance Is Soaring As Team Continues Playoff Push

An MMO Fan Shot by Mr. North Jersey Here’s some interesting data I compiled on Mets attendance at Citi Field this season. The Mets had another packed house on Friday night, with the announced attendance at 38,459 for their series opener against the Bucs. Since the Nationals series during the last homestand, Mets attendance has […]

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Ron Swoboda Makes The Catch

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
Ron Swoboda Makes The Catch

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the moon and return him safely to earth. Kennedy’s idea was outlandish and considered completely and utterly impossible. However, on July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong set foot on the surface of the moon. […]

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Terry Collins Unsure Of His Future With The Team

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Unsure Of His Future With The Team

With the recent success of the Mets, the pressure on the shoulders of manager Terry Collins seems to have lightened. Collins was asked Thursday about his future with the Mets and whether or not he has had any discussions with Sandy Alderson about the topic. “That’s a good question. I don’t have an answer for […]

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

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Boasting a 4.5 game lead atop the National League East, the New York Mets now host the Pittsburgh Pirates for a weekend series at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon (10-11, 4.76) opposes left-hander J.A. Happ (0-1, 8.31) in Friday’s 7:10 PM series opener. The Mets are a season-high 11 games over .500 (63-52) for the first […]

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Move Over Yankees, This is a Mets Town Now

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Move Over Yankees, This is a Mets Town Now

Move over Yankees, there is a new sheriff in town. In a city that has been dominated by the big brother New York Yankees since Carlos Beltran was left frozen on an Adam Wainwright curveball in 2006, the tide has been turning for the Amazin Mets, the only first place team that plays in the […]

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