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NL East Shaping Up To Be A Three Horse Race

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
NL East Shaping Up To Be A Three Horse Race

With a divisional opponent like the Nationals coming to town for a four-game showdown, the Mets have an opportunity to really silence those early season fluke theorists and all-around doubters. Starting with reigning rookie of the year Jacob deGrom going up against Stephen Strasburg, the Mets will look to take advantage of Citi Field’s extensive […]

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Collins Unconcerned About Alex Torres, Jeurys Familia

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Unconcerned About Alex Torres, Jeurys Familia

In his New York Mets debut, lefty reliever Alex Torres was unimpressive. Torres walked two batters, and he only recorded one out. Both runners Torres allowed on base eventually scored after he was pulled by manager Terry Collins. After the game, Collins said that he believes that rust was a factor in Torres’ poor performance […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM

Matt Harvey makes his long anticipated return to the mound in a regular season game as the Mets take on the Washington Nationals at 1:05 PM in D.C.. The Mets are trying to win their first series against the Nationals since September, 2013. It has been 593 days since the Mets’ righthander last threw a […]

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Harvey Faces Strasburg In Exciting Return To The Mound

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Faces Strasburg In Exciting Return To The Mound

Today’s matchup between Matt Harvery and Stephen Strasburg may be one of the most exciting pitching duels of the early season. It’s a battle of two of the game’s best young starters, and there are plenty of intriguing story lines surrounding the game. It is Matt Harvey’s long awaited return to the mound, and it […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:05 PM

The New York Mets (1-0) continue their season opening series with the Washington Nationals (0-1) in D.C. on Wednesday at 7:05 PM. New York Mets Curtis Granderson, RF David Wright, 3B Lucas Duda, 1B Michael Cuddyer, LF Daniel Murphy, 2B Juan Lagares, CF Travis d’Arnaud, C Jacob deGrom, RHP Wilmer Flores, SS Washington Nationals Michael […]

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Mets Must Continue To Beat Nationals Consistently In 2015

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Must Continue To Beat Nationals Consistently In 2015

The Mets went a dismal 4-15 last season against their division rival, Nationals. If the Mets want to be a superior team this season, they must do better against their rival from D.C. who’s considered not only the top team in the NL East but maybe the best in baseball. “This is a team we […]

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Both Buddy Carlyle and Jeurys Familia Impress In Season Debuts

An article by posted on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Both Buddy Carlyle and Jeurys Familia Impress In Season Debuts

While the news on Jenrry Mejia and his sore elbow put a damper on Monday’s Opening Day win over the Washington Nationals, there was a ray of hope in the performances of Jeurys Familia and Buddy Carlyle. Both righthanders handled their late inning relief outings with efficiency and sheer dominance in the case of Familia. […]

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Jenrry Mejia Heading to New York for MRI on Right Elbow

An article by posted on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Heading to New York for MRI on Right Elbow

Closer Jenrry Mejia was warming up in the bullpen and getting ready to enter the ninth inning on Monday against the Washington Nationals, when he suddenly dashed back to the dugout to alert trainer Ray Ramirez that he had a stiff elbow and couldn’t loosen up. Mejia apparently told the team he had a tender […]

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Opening Day Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Opening Day Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 4:05 PM (SNY)

Opening Day 2015 has finally arrived! After an off-season of anticipating the 2015 rotation, wondering what was going to happen with the shortstop, trying to figure out why Fred Wilpon would be named to the head of the MLB Financial Committee, stressing about Wheeler, stressing about the Opening Day starter, stressing about left handed relievers, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Establishing A Fighting Posture

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Establishing A Fighting Posture

I wanted to add some comments made by GM Sandy Alderson today at Nationals Park to this Fan Shot. You’ll see why. “We played very well against the NL East last year, with one obvious exception,” Alderson said, referring to the team’s 4-15 record against the Nationals. “It’s extremely important to establish a fighting posture […]

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