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Mets Pitchers Have A Higher Batting Average Than The Bench

An article by posted on July 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Pitchers Have A Higher Batting Average Than The Bench

The Mets now have a standard five-man bench after Danny Muno was recalled to replace injured lefthander Steven Matz who went on the DL. But none of the five reserves have a batting average above the Mendoza line. Mets Bench John Mayberry Jr. batting .194 (18 for 93) Johnny Monell batting .189 (7 for 37) Eric […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Diamondbacks 2 #DropTheHammer

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Diamondbacks 2 #DropTheHammer

The Mets (45-42) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (42-43) tonight at Citi Field by a score of 4-1. The big story for the Mets tonight was Noah Syndergaard. The big right-hander pitched eight shutdown innings for the Mets, and gave the team a much needed boost in the wake of the unfortunate injury to Steven Matz. […]

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

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Diamondbacks vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets and Arizona Diamondacks close out the first half of the season with a three game series at Citi Field. Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard (3-4, 3.38) opposes right-hander Chase Anderson (4-2, 3.71) in Friday’s 7:10 p.m. ET series opener. Jonathon Niese on an extra day of rest reportedly will handle Sunday’s first-half […]

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Alderson Has Rekindled Talks With Brewers For Ramirez and Segura

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Has Rekindled Talks With Brewers For Ramirez and Segura

Just when I thought all the Aramis Ramirez talk had come to a merciful end, there’s this: The Mets and Brewers have recently had trade talks in which both third baseman Aramis Ramirez and shortstop Jean Segura were discussed, reports Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. Ramirez, 37, is owed roughly $7 million for the rest […]

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How I Came to Love the Minor Leagues

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
How I Came to Love the Minor Leagues

I attended my first ballgame at Cashman Field in 1987, or ’88. I know that because we got an autograph from Bip Roberts. My family was on vacation in Las Vegas and I was bored by hanging out in the video arcade at the Circus Circus all day. The team was called the Las Vegas […]

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Steven Matz Heading To DL With Torn Lat Muscle (Updated)

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz Heading To DL With Torn Lat Muscle (Updated)

Update: The team has confirmed that Steven Matz has a torn lat muscle on the left side and will not throw for three weeks after being treated with a PRP injection at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Apparently Matz told the team about the soreness after his first start, but the Mets had him make […]

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Mets Should Consider Going After Gerardo Parra

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Should Consider Going After Gerardo Parra

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, Mets insiders believe the Cubs will not trade shortstop Addison Russell until the offseason if at all. “The Cubs are more likely to be in the business of maintaining their big-league roster while adding a starting pitcher or, perhaps, dealing Starlin Castro instead.” First of all, the Cubs trading Russell […]

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With A’s In Holding Pattern, Ben Zobrist Staying Put For Now

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
With A’s In Holding Pattern, Ben Zobrist Staying Put For Now

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the A’s are still in a holding pattern and unsure if they’ll be buyers or sellers before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. That means that at least for the time being, Ben Zobrist is most likely staying put. Last week we learned that the Mets and Oakland A’s were discussing a […]

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Should The Mets Stay The Course?

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
Should The Mets Stay The Course?

Mark Simon of ESPN NY argues that the Mets should not make a big move at the trading deadline. With the Mets playoff odds sitting at 19% according to Fangraphs, he believes the Mets are unlikely to climb back in the race even with a trade for Justin Upton or Ben Zobrist. “So though it […]

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This Date In Mets History: Qualls Breaks Up Seaver’s Perfect Game

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
This Date In Mets History: Qualls Breaks Up Seaver’s Perfect Game

On this date in 1969, Chicago Cubs outfielder Jimmy Qualls  hit a clean sinking single into left-center with one out in the ninth inning to break up a perfect game by Tom Seaver. The scene of the crime was a packed Shea Stadium and a dejected Seaver had to settle for a one-hit, 4-0 shutout. […]

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