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Mets Retire Mike Piazza’s Number With Uplifting Ceremony

An article by posted on 30/07/2016 0 Comments
Mets Retire Mike Piazza’s Number With Uplifting Ceremony

The New York Mets officially retired Mike Piazza’s #31 in a special pre-game ceremony on Saturday, July 30 at Citi Field. The Mets have four other retired numbers (#37 for Casey Stengel, #14 for Gil Hodges, #41 for Tom Seaver and #42 retired by every MLB team for Jackie Robinson). Mets players all wore jerseys and […]

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Matt Harvey Had Surgery Today, Targets Six-Month Recovery Time

An article by posted on 18/07/2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Had Surgery Today, Targets Six-Month Recovery Time

Matt Harvey underwent surgery to address his Thoracic Outlet Syndrome today in St. Louis performed by Dr. Thompson, reports ESPN’s Adam Rubin. Harvey, agent Scott Boras says, will have about a six-month recovery time, putting him in line to begin spring training next year on time. Harvey has been out for a few weeks now […]

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A Historic Perspective of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in MLB

An article by posted on 07/07/2016 0 Comments
A Historic Perspective of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in MLB

Sandy Alderson spoke to the media Thursday afternoon and revealed that Matt Harvey has been diagnosed with symptoms most likely related to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Baseball fans have become very familiar with Tommy John surgery that is required when pitchers tear their ulnar collateral ligament. However, many aren’t familiar with this injury and it’s place […]

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Mets Monthy Review: More Than A June Swoon

An article by posted on 02/07/2016 0 Comments
Mets Monthy Review: More Than A June Swoon

June is over, thankfully, and the Mets are rapidly approaching the half way mark of the season which they will eclipse after Sunday’s series finale with the Chicago Cubs.  It was quite the underwhelming month with very few positive story lines to highlight. The offense continues to rank last or close to it in most […]

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Cuban Star Third Baseman Yulieski Gourriel Free To Sign With Any MLB Team

An article by posted on 13/06/2016 0 Comments
Cuban Star Third Baseman Yulieski Gourriel Free To Sign With Any MLB Team

An MMO Fan Shot by The Metssiah So it’s official, the next potential Cuban stud Yulieski Gourriel has been declared a free agent by Major League Baseball and is now free to sign with any team. The guy is 32 and he’s touted as arguably the top player in the International market. Not just the top talent in Cuba, but in […]

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Mets Monthly Review: May Day! May Day!

An article by posted on 02/06/2016 0 Comments
Mets Monthly Review: May Day! May Day!

May is in the rear view and the one third mark of the season is quickly approaching.  The Slogan for May as we examine the numbers? “Coulda Been Worse!”. The offense ranked last or close to it in most categories,  The most eye-popping trend to me is that the club averaged over nine strikeouts per […]

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The Mets Bullpen Has Been MLB’s Best

An article by posted on 24/05/2016 0 Comments
The Mets Bullpen Has Been MLB’s Best

The Mets bullpen is off to a great start in 2016. Just how good has it been, and is it for real? The answers: 1) very good, and 2) yes. It feels like a lifetime since the Mets bullpen was a strength in a year that mattered but, believe it or not, the Mets bullpen […]

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Keith Law Tabs 1B/3B Will Craig For Mets At No. 19

An article by posted on 22/05/2016 0 Comments
Keith Law Tabs 1B/3B Will Craig For Mets At No. 19

Photo be Kent State Athetics Earlier in the week, Keith Law of ESPN.com rolled out his first mock for the 2016 First Year Player Draft. He had a few shockers, such as the Phillies selecting University Of Florida LHP A.J. Puk with the No.1 overall pick, the Reds selecting outfielder Kyle Lewis second overall, and top […]

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Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Down on the Korner, and the Ascension of Michael Conforto

An article by posted on 01/05/2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Down on the Korner, and the Ascension of Michael Conforto

The Mets had another exciting week and are off to a 5-1 start to the homestand. April is over, but May brings another terrific edition of Talkin’ Mets. This week I talk to Mark Rosenman, co-author of the book “Down on the Korner: Ralph Kiner and Kiner’s Korner.” Mark and Howie Karpin are the first […]

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Mets Dwelling At The Bottom In Offense

An article by posted on 11/04/2016 0 Comments
Mets Dwelling At The Bottom In Offense

The New York Mets haven’t gotten off to the start they may have wanted to this season, considering all the lofty predictions in the off-season and boasting the best starting rotation in baseball. Of course, the Met teams of 1986, 2000, and 2015 all opened their seasons at a record of 2-3, so needless to […]

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