Tag: New York Mets

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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MMO Game Thread: Yankees vs Mets, 7:10 PM (Rumble In Queens!)

An article by posted on September 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Yankees vs Mets, 7:10 PM (Rumble In Queens!)

Here we go… The New York Mets and the New York Yankees rumble this weekend for a three game series at a sold-out Citi Field beginning tonight at 7:10 PM. Rookie left-hander Steven Matz (3-0, 1.88 ERA) opposes right-hander Masahiro Tanaka (12-6, 3.40) in Friday’s series opener. The Mets have won seven of the last […]

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Cespedes Named NL Player of the Week!

An article by posted on September 14, 2015 0 Comments
Cespedes Named NL Player of the Week!

Major League Baseball announced that Yoenis Cespedes of the New York Mets has been named the National League Player of the Week. Cespedes batted .347 with an insane to believe .897 slugging percentage for the week ending September 13th. In seven games and 30 plate appearances, Cespedes had four doubles, four home runs and 12 […]

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Michael Cuddyer Will Return To Lineup Monday

An article by posted on September 14, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Will Return To Lineup Monday

According to Adam Rubin from ESPN, Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer will return to the starting lineup on Monday when the New York Mets open up a three-game series vs the Miami Marlins at Citi Field. Cuddyer has been bothered by a right wrist injury which has kept him out of the Mets lineup for the […]

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Granderson Happy With His Season, But Not Satisfied Until Mets Go All The Way

An article by posted on September 14, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Happy With His Season, But Not Satisfied Until Mets Go All The Way

Among the many players who have stepped up in recent weeks during this incredible offensive resurgence that began on July 25, there is one player who has remained consistently productive throughout the entire season for the New York Mets. Though he was initially signed to be that big left-handed bat in the middle of the […]

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The Amazin’ 2015 Mets! Sometimes You Really Do Just Gotta Believe!

An article by posted on September 13, 2015 0 Comments
The Amazin’ 2015 Mets! Sometimes You Really Do Just Gotta Believe!

Sometimes you really do  just gotta believe… Wow, what a year… What a season… Everything continues to keep coming up Mets and I couldn’t be more thrilled than I am right now about this team I love so much. Today feels extra special because I feel I’m finally now joined by all Mets fans in […]

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Thumbs Down For Drew Storen

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
Thumbs Down For Drew Storen

Thumb’s down for Washington Nationals setup man Drew Storen, literally… He will miss the rest of the season after suffering a broken thumb in a fit of anger after the New York Mets swept them earlier this week. Storen hurt himself by slamming his locker in frustration after serving up the go-ahead homer to Yoenis Cespedes in the […]

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10 Signs You Root for the New York Mets

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
10 Signs You Root for the New York Mets

Meaningful September baseball? A real lineup? A starting rotation that dominates, and a reliable bullpen? Are we sure these are the same Mets that looked all but dead in June? The short answer is no, they aren’t; they’re a rejuvenated, electric, never-say-die bunch that feed off the crowd’s energy while simultaneously creating their own (and […]

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The Z Files: Five Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Comeback Victory Over Nationals

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
The Z Files: Five Takeaways From Mets 5-3 Comeback Victory Over Nationals

Three game series against National League East division rival Washington Nationals.  Three comeback wins.  Seven game lead in NL East division standings.  Two games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for National League first round home field advantage, with possible second round home field if the St. Louis Cardinals are upset in the first round. The […]

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