Tag: Nationals

Collins Talks Innings Limits and Six-Man Rotation

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Talks Innings Limits and Six-Man Rotation

On Sunday, manager Terry Collins raised the possibility that the Mets could begin skipping starts for their three young starters who are quickly gaining on their pre-planned innings limits. While the team is not looking forward to that prospect, concern is rising and the timing of it all presents a significant conundrum as the Mets […]

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How Mets Playoffs Odds Evolved In Ten Day Span

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
How Mets Playoffs Odds Evolved In Ten Day Span

What a home stand for the New York Mets and our friends at Number Fire did a nice job of chronicling how events not only changed the dynamics for the team, but also how it directly impacted their postseason odds over the course of ten days. Ten days ago, John Mayberry was batting cleanup for the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 8:00 PM – Thor For The Sweep!

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 8:00 PM – Thor For The Sweep!

The New York Mets could move into a virtual first-place tie with the Washington Nationals in the NL East with a win tonight at Citi Field. Rookie of the Year candidate Noah Syndergaard (5-5, 2.70) goes to the mound for the Mets and opposes right-hander Jordan Zimmermann (8-6, 3.36) for the Nationals. Tune in at 8:00 PM […]

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Meaningful Games in August

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Meaningful Games in August

What a week! It all starts with the acquisitions of Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson, and two much needed wins against the Los Angeles Dodgers (and let’s not forget the MLB debut of one Michael Conforto). The acquisition of Tyler Clippard starts drawing comparisons to the Kansas City Royals shutdown pen, which lasts not even […]

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The Making Of A Team

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
The Making Of A Team

“And, a few days after Bill stepped behind the plate, something happened to the Blues. When you live with a team eight months of the year, season after season, its thoughts and responses and spirits become your own. I never felt it stronger than the week Bill took charge behind the plate.” “Not that it […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 7:10 PM (Harvey Day & Cespedes Eve!)

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 7:10 PM (Harvey Day & Cespedes Eve!)

After a pair of losses to the San Diego Padres, the New York Mets will try to regroup as the host the Washington Nationals for a crucial three game series at Citi Field. Matt Harvey (9-7, 3.16 ) opposes left-hander Gio Gonzalez (8-4, 3.83) in Friday night’s 7:10 PM series opener. Washington is 33-9 at Citi […]

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Mets Can Play to Strength of Schedule in August and September

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Can Play to Strength of Schedule in August and September

Coming out of the All Star break the Mets played what was undoubtedly their most difficult stretch of the season. A 10-game slate which included series with each of the division leaders in the National League. The Mets barely made it out of St. Louis winning their only game of the series during a Sunday […]

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Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

I applaud Buster Olney of ESPN for the thorough summation of the state of the Mets and his conclusion that the inaction by Mets leadership has been inexplicable and inexcusable. Olney implored the Mets front office to be creative and try something different. “Do something. Add something. Get some help.” He points to the Washington […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 7, Mets 2

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 7, Mets 2

The Mets (48-45) were defeated by the Nationals (50-41) by a score of 7-2 at Nationals Park in Washington DC monday night. The Nationals now have a 3-game lead in the division. Pitching: Matt Harvey started for the Mets this evening. After allowing 5 runs (4 earned) in the first 3 innings, he settled in […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:15 PM

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 7:15 PM

The New York Mets head into the Nation’s capital to begin a critical three-game series against the first place Washington Nationals on Monday, after avoiding a sweep in St. Louis against the Cardinals. Matt Harvey (8-6, 3.07) gets the assignment for the series opener and he opposes left-hander Gio Gonzalez (6-4, 3.99) for the Nationals […]

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