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No Lasting Remembrance For Mets Owner Who Revived The Franchise

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No Lasting Remembrance For Mets Owner Who Revived The Franchise

Richard Sandomir of the NY Times writes about the Mets decision to not honor former owner Nelson Doubleday Jr. with a memorial patch. Doubleday, who was a major part of the team for 22 years, passed away in June this year. With New York’s incredible success in the 1980′s, Doubleday is one of the most […]

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Mets Enjoying Huge Revenue and Attendance Spike, But…

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Mets Enjoying Huge Revenue and Attendance Spike, But…

Mets chief revenue officer Lou DePaoli told Steven Marcus of Newsday that the team currently has the sixth-largest attendance increase of all MLB teams over last year’s figures. Through 56 home games this season, Mets attendance is up 10 percent over last year, DePaoli told Marcus. The Mets are averaging 30,253 fans per game, which is […]

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Mets DFA Alex Torres, Acquire LHP Eric O’Flaherty From A’s

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Mets DFA Alex Torres, Acquire LHP Eric O’Flaherty From A’s

The Mets have designated lefty reliever Alex Torres for assignment tonight, and have acquired lefty reliever Eric O’Flaherty from the Oakland A’s for a player to be named later and cash. O’Flaherty, 30, is a true lefty specialist in every sense, and has held left-handed batters to a .186 batting average in 50 plate appearances for the […]

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

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

The New York Mets and Miami Marlins will play the second game of their series tonight at 7:10 PM at Marlins Park. For the Amazins, Jonathon Niese (5-9, 3.63) gets the starting assignment and he will oppose left-hander Brad Hand (1-2, 5.12) for the Marlins. New York has won four straight games and is 7-2 […]

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An MMO Original: Ultimately, Wither Wilmer?

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An MMO Original: Ultimately, Wither Wilmer?

By virtue of his tearful response to the rumored report of his services being dispatched to Milwaukee as part of the return in the scuttled Carlos Gomez deal, Wilmer Flores has become a fan and media darling. Every at-bat since that fateful night has been greeted with an ovation and his subsequent heroic performance in […]

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Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

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Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

The Detroit Tigers today announced that Dave Dombrowski has been replaced as General Manager by Assistant GM Al Avila. Avila takes over as executive vice president of baseball operations and will assume all responsibilities related to baseball operations of the club. He will report directly to Tigers Owner Mike Ilitch. “I would like to thank Dave […]

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An MMO Original: A Mets Well-Armed Attack Is Looming

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An MMO Original: A Mets Well-Armed Attack Is Looming

Wanna know how to make a statement? Reclaim the division lead in four short days via the long ball, defense, excellent starting pitching, and perhaps the wildest 11th hour trade deadline activity since the last time the Mets made it to the Series in 2000. What moves. What talent. What precision. I know it’s not […]

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Conforto and Cespedes Blast Mets Into First Place!

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Conforto and Cespedes Blast Mets Into First Place!

After cutting a trip to Triple-A Las Vegas off at the pass, the Mets decided that Michael Conforto would remain with the team after all when Kirk Nieuwenhuis went on the DL with a neck injury. And what a fortunate decision it was as Conforto led the charge with a three-run homer to put the Mets up […]

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Was Sunday’s Game the Biggest in Citi Field History?

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Was Sunday’s Game the Biggest in Citi Field History?

If you were at Citi Field on Sunday night, or perhaps even just watching the game on TV, you may have been a bit confused. The calendar might have read August 2nd, but it sure felt a lot like mid-October in Queens. Since Citi Field’s inaugural season in 2009, there have been a few note-worthy […]

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Strength Of Schedule Has Mets Looking Good For MLB Postseason

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Strength Of Schedule Has Mets Looking Good For MLB Postseason

Being in contention at the start of August is a nice change, and taking sole possession of first place is a significant step in the right direction for the Orange and Blue. In a decade that has been marred with losses and disappointing finishes – now is the time for the Mets. The team hasn’t […]

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