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Comeback Kids: Mets Ready To Fight Until The Very Last Out

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Comeback Kids: Mets Ready To Fight Until The Very Last Out

“We’re in an enviable position” - Kelly Johnson They certainly are. Something special is going on in Queens. These Mets refuse to ever roll over and die when down by any amount. Who would think that for the third consecutive game against the team chasing them for the National League East pennant that they would come […]

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Magic Number 17! Mets Increase Division Lead To 7, Sweep Nationals 5-3!

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Magic Number 17! Mets Increase Division Lead To 7, Sweep Nationals 5-3!

The Mets (78-61) defeated the Washington Nationals (71-68) tonight at Nationals Park by a score of 5-3, and in the process, completing the series sweep. Offense:  Stephen Strasburg took the ball for the Nationals, as Washington looked to salvage the final game of the series and avoid the sweep. Through the first seven innings, the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM (Kill Shot!)

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM (Kill Shot!)

Funeral services for the Washington Nationals will be held… Wait, maybe I’m getting a little ahead of myself. But according to most Washington Nationals beat writers the Nats look done. Jacob deGrom (12-7, 2.40 ERA) takes the mound tonight with the Mets looking to close out a three-game sweep and kill Washington’s playoff hopes. Right-hander […]

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A Different Take On Harvey Who Will Have His Next Start Skipped

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
A Different Take On Harvey Who Will Have His Next Start Skipped

Logan Verrett will start for the Mets on Monday, in place of Matt Harvey in an effort to limit his innings before the playoffs. You may remember that Verrett tossed eight innings of one-run baseball in his last spot start, on August 23 in Colorado, so no need to panic. The Mets expect to pitch […]

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Mets and Cespedes Agree To Waive Clause Governing 5-Day Signing Window

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Mets and Cespedes Agree To Waive Clause Governing 5-Day Signing Window

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes have agreed to amend the clause in his contract that gave the Mets only five days to sign him after the World Series. “Thus, rather than be under a short-term constraint to decide whether to sign Cespedes as a […]

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Amazin’ Mets Win One For The Ages

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Mets Win One For The Ages

Coming into Tuesday nights game, a majority of Mets fans had a feeling that Matt Harvey was going to come out firing against the Washington Nationals in what was going to be the most important game of the year. How could he not have a Harvey like outing? It seemed fitting after all the media […]

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Magic Number 19: Unbelievable Mets Erase 7-1 Deficit to Beat Nationals 8-7!

An article by posted on September 8, 2015 0 Comments
Magic Number 19: Unbelievable Mets Erase 7-1 Deficit to Beat Nationals 8-7!

The Mets (77-61) stunned the Nationals (71-67) by a score of 8-7 Tuesday night in D.C. Pitching: Matt Harvey got slammed for 7 earned runs in 5.1 innings tonight amidst the infamous pitch count controversy, or “inning-gate” as I hope nobody will ever call it. He allowed 8 hits and walked 2 while striking out […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM (D.C. Showdown!)

An article by posted on September 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM (D.C. Showdown!)

After a huge comeback win on Monday, the New York Mets will try to keep the good times rolling in Washington D.C. as they take on the Nationals at 7:05 PM tonight. For the first time since the innings limit bombshell exploded on Thursday night, Matt Harvey (12-7, 2.60) returns to the mound for the […]

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The Seventh Inning Question

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The Seventh Inning Question

Following the return of Jenrry Mejia from a PED suspension that cost him 80 games , the Mets had every reason to expect that they had an important portion of their bullpen “bridge” available, at least for the balance of the regular season. With Jeurys Familia firmly entrenched as the team’s closer and a number […]

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What Constitutes “Being A Real Met”

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What Constitutes “Being A Real Met”

Get ready for this to stick, because this expression has until now only seemed only to apply to our hated crosstown rivals. A Real Met. For years, even Mets fans like me would engage ourselves in the debate of whether various performers for the evil empire possessed those intangible, mystical qualities that characterized them as […]

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Captain Clutch: Wright Determined To Lead Mets Into Postseason

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Captain Clutch: Wright Determined To Lead Mets Into Postseason

In yesterday’s thrilling 8-5 win over the Nationals, David Wright came through with a clutch RBI single in the 7th inning against Washington’s reliever Casey Janssen The hit broke the game’s 5-5 tie, and it provided the Mets a lead that they wouldn’t relinquish. He then scored on a close play at home later that […]

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