Tag: New York Mets

Dodgers Clinch and Cut Mets Lead For Home-Field To One Game

An article by posted on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Clinch and Cut Mets Lead For Home-Field To One Game

With the Los Angeles Dodgers defeating the San Francisco Giants 8-0 on Tuesday night, they have clinched the NL West division for the third straight season. Coupled with the Mets’ loss against the Philadelphia Phillies last night, the Amazins saw their lead for home-field advantage shrink to one game over the Dodgers. The Mets do […]

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The Unsung Heroes Of Mets’ 2015 Season

An article by posted on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
The Unsung Heroes Of Mets’ 2015 Season

In what has truly been a team effort, the 2015 New York Mets were able to accomplish what few thought they could, and win the National League East Crown.  Credit is rightly due to several players.  Whether it is Curtis Granderson and his superior performance out of the leadoff spot, the historic run of the […]

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Nationals Suspend Papelbon For Remainder Of Season

An article by posted on September 28, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Suspend Papelbon For Remainder Of Season

Updating this report to include the following: The Washington Nationals have suspended Jonathan Papelbon for four games or essentially the remainder of the season. Papelbon dropped the appeal of his three-game suspension for hitting Baltimore’s Manny Machado, so he’ll be out for the seven remaining games of Washington’s season. “The behavior exhibited by Papelbon yesterday […]

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Remembering Yogi: Berra By The Bay

An article by posted on September 27, 2015 0 Comments
Remembering Yogi: Berra By The Bay

An MMO Fan Shot by James H. Burns There was an interim Yogi. The Berra that is almost always forgotten about, the Berra of my, and so many other childhoods. The Berra who was simply a friendly presence in the First Base coaching box for the New York Mets. The Berra who was there for […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The Beauty and Magic of Mets Baseball

An article by posted on September 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Beauty and Magic of Mets Baseball

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love My heart skips a beat every time I enter a ballpark and see the perfect symmetry of the infield diamond enveloped by the wide swath of green outfield grass. I love the meandering pace of the game, the sport’s connection to its own and this country’s history, the contrasting […]

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Mets Release Statement On Yogi Berra, Who Passed Away At Age 90

An article by posted on September 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Release Statement On Yogi Berra, Who Passed Away At Age 90

Beloved baseball icon and Hall of Famer Yogi Berra died of natural causes on Tuesday at his home in New Jersey. He was 90 years old. The longtime legendary Yankee catcher became a player-coach for the New York Mets in 1965, but only took the field in four games. He was the team’s first base […]

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The Z Files: Four Takeaways from Mets 4-0 Win Over the Braves

An article by posted on September 22, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files: Four Takeaways from Mets 4-0 Win Over the Braves

The New York Mets get back on track with a simple 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves.  The Mets lead over the Washington Nationals increases to 6.5 games with their magic number to clinch the division now at seven. Here are four encouraging points from last nights victory. Jon Niese:  W, 6.0 IP, 0 R, […]

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The Z Files: Three Takeaways From Mets Subway Series Finale Loss

An article by posted on September 21, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files: Three Takeaways From Mets Subway Series Finale Loss

The Mets gave away a 1-0 sixth inning lead through poor defense and below average bullpen performances, losing 11-2 in the rubber match of the subway series. Here are three takeaways from the loss. 1.  Matt Harvey:  5 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 7 SO, 1 BB Once again, Harvey showed sharp movement and above […]

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There’s Something Amazin’ Going On In New York This Summer

An article by posted on September 19, 2015 0 Comments
There’s Something Amazin’ Going On In New York This Summer

I’ve written about the New York dynamic and the bitterness it tends to spur from Mets/Jets/Islanders crowd towards the Yankees/Giants/Rangers crowd in two different books now. It’s been going on forever. Howie Rose told me in two different interviews about the difference in recognition, credit, comparison, and pretty much everything else when it comes to […]

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Can The Mets Afford To Lose Daniel Murphy?

An article by posted on September 19, 2015 0 Comments
Can The Mets Afford To Lose Daniel Murphy?

Daniel Murphy went 2-for-4 with hit a triple and a go-ahead home run off Masahiro Tanaka on Friday night, as the New York Mets defeated the New York Yankees by a score of 5-1 at Citi Field. “It was nice because of the way their starter can throw the ball,” Murphy said. “He’s as tough as they […]

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