Tag: New York Mets

One Man’s Quest to Get the Mets to Acquire Danny Valencia

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
One Man’s Quest to Get the Mets to Acquire Danny Valencia

As is often the case, the baseball world has finally come around to seeing what one person on the internet has been saying all along. Sometimes, that one person is a brilliant one who was just waiting to be discovered (think: Nate Silver). Other times, that person is like a broken clock that you just so happened […]

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Terry Collins Apologizes To Jay Horwitz For Being “Unprofessional”

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Apologizes To  Jay Horwitz For Being “Unprofessional”

Terry Collins apologized to Jay Horwitz personally this afternoon, for what he referred to as “his unprofessional behavior.” He then apologized a second time to the Mets VP in front of the beat writers in the media room where the incident took place on Wednesday. Good deal, now let’s move on. Joe D. Original Report […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Two Potential All-Stars

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Two Potential All-Stars

It’s difficult to write a Players of the Week after such a rough showing this weekend. But the Mets did have a pair of deserving standout players. With the way the pitching lined up, many fans and writers had the Mets sweeping the Braves this weekend, however it was the Braves that essentially knocked the […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Season on the Brink, Faith & Fear in Flushing, Visiting Ballparks

An article by posted on June 19, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Season on the Brink, Faith & Fear in Flushing, Visiting Ballparks

The Mets season is at an embarrassing low after a three-game sweep by the Braves at Citi Field. Terry Collins says a shakeup may be imminent. The real shakeup, in my opinion, is firing Collins who has proven to be incapable of getting this group to the next level. Greg Prince of Faith and Fear […]

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A Father’s Day Tale: Heroes Don’t Always Hit Home Runs

An article by posted on June 19, 2016 0 Comments
A Father’s Day Tale: Heroes Don’t Always Hit Home Runs

It was my first baseball game. And it was almost my last. In the summer of 1972 I was pushing Tonka trucks around the floor in a one bedroom apartment in The Bronx. I noted the wide range of emotions my Dad went through watching a 2 ½ hour baseball game. Happiness, frustration, cheering, despair. […]

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Steven Matz Left Last Night’s Game With Elbow Issue

An article by posted on June 19, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Left Last Night’s Game With Elbow Issue

New York Mets rookie lefty, Steven Matz pitched a quality start in Saturday’s crushing 4-3 defeat to the Atlanta Braves. The possible bigger issue on hand though is the health of his elbow. In six innings pitched yesterday, Matz allowed just two runs on four hits. He walked two batters, one intentionally while striking out […]

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O’ Captain! My Captain!

An article by posted on June 18, 2016 0 Comments
O’ Captain! My Captain!

I have to admit, when going online Thursday afternoon and reading the breaking news that David Wright would be undergoing neck surgery to repair a herniated disk, I paused for a moment and reflected on what that news meant. Yes, the news meant that Wright will more than likely miss the remainder of the 2016 […]

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It’s Too Early To Hit The Panic Button

An article by posted on June 15, 2016 0 Comments
It’s Too Early To Hit The Panic Button

Look, I get it. The Mets have been playing less than .500 baseball for over a month and a half. They have a 19-21 record since May 1 and find themselves five games behind the division-leading Washington Nationals. This is not unfamiliar territory for the Mets, we’ve seen this before in 2015 and we all […]

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What’s Wrong With Michael Conforto And How Should Mets Proceed

An article by posted on June 14, 2016 0 Comments
What’s Wrong With Michael Conforto And How Should Mets Proceed

The New York Mets offense has simply been bad. When you take a look at the team stats for all Major League clubs this season, the Mets offensive ranks are mostly trending at the bottom of the pile, except for home runs. Their inability to score with runners in scoring position with less than two […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: A Dark Knight Returns, A Granderson Sighting

An article by posted on June 13, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: A Dark Knight Returns, A Granderson Sighting

Another tough week for the Mets came and went during Sunday June 5th to Saturday June 11th. The Mets went 3-4 during that stretch, and yet again, had trouble driving runners in with less than two outs, a startling trend that seems to be taking place more and more as the season progresses. The Mets […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Give It The Old College Try

An article by posted on June 11, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Give It The Old College Try

Mets 1st Round Pick RHP Justin Dunn During Day 1 of the MLB Draft, the Mets selected RHP Justin Dunn of Boston College and LHP Anthony Kay of UConn with their two first round picks, and 1B Peter Alonso of Florida in the second round. You can read more about them here. During Day 2 of the […]

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