Tag: New York Mets

Mets Franchise Value Rises To $1.35 Billion

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Franchise Value Rises To $1.35 Billion

A new report by Forbes valued the New York Mets at $1.35 billion dollars, the seventh most valuable franchise in baseball behind the Yankees, Dodgers, Red Sox, Giants, Cubs and Cardinals. Forbes estimates the Mets have an annual revenue stream of $263 million and a $25 million operating income. The Mets also posted baseball’s third-largest […]

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Flores Taking Grounders, Walking Comfortably, Thursday Targeted For Return

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Flores Taking Grounders, Walking Comfortably, Thursday Targeted For Return

Shortstop Wilmer Flores is on the field doing morning drills, taking fielding practice, and appears to be walking very comfortably this morning. Manager Terry Collins expects to have him back in the starting lineup on Thursday. March 23 Wilmer Flores told reporters that he does not believe his bruised left foot will jeopardize his availability […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 1:10 PM  (SNY)

Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets will host the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday at Tradition Fielf in a 1:10 PM matchup.(SNY) Colon will be opposed by Cards right-hander Michael Wacha. Cory Mazzoni and Buddy Carlyle are also scheduled to pitch for the Mets. It looks like Bobby Parnell will not pitch Friday after […]

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MMO Fan Shot: March Madness Mets Style!

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: March Madness Mets Style!

“It’s Mets March Madness, Baby!!!” An MMO Fan Shot by Spencer Barnes In honor of the phenomenon that brings grown men to tears, turns underdogs into Cinderellas, and makes young children look smarter than ESPN analysts, I present to you March Madness—New York Mets edition. In the spirit of all things optimistic, let’s call it […]

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Wheeler News is Frustrating, But Hardly Shocking or Catastrophic

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler News is Frustrating, But Hardly Shocking or Catastrophic

As you have heard by now, Zack Wheeler is out for the season. He has a complete tear of the UCL in his pitching elbow and will require Tommy John Surgery, the same procedure that sidelined Matt Harvey in 2014 and will keep Josh Edgin out of action this year. Is this a frustrating development? […]

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Wilmer Flores Blasts 3-Run Homer As Mets Rout Braves 13-2

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Blasts 3-Run Homer As Mets Rout Braves 13-2

The New York Mets crushed their division rival Atlanta Braves by a score of 13-2 on Friday afternoon in Tradition Field. Jon Niese (2.84 ERA) started the game and allowed three hits in 3.2 scoreless innings, striking out three and walking only one. Niese is looking good, my friends. Sean Gilmartin (9.82 ERA) allowed a […]

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New Sandy Alderson Book Reveals Truths About Wilpons, Madoff, Mets Operations

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
New Sandy Alderson Book Reveals Truths About Wilpons, Madoff, Mets Operations

A new book about Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is set to soon come out that extensively covers his years at the helm of the New York Mets. According to Howard Megdal of Capital New York, the new book “Baseball Maverick” by veteran sports journalist Steve Kettmann, asks the question of why Sandy continues in […]

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Mets Injury Updates: Duda To Play Sunday, Parnell Still 3-4 Days Away

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Injury Updates: Duda To Play Sunday, Parnell Still 3-4 Days Away

Adam Rubin is reporting that Mets first baseman Lucas Duda will not make his Grapefruit League debut on Friday as previously reported, but will make his debut on Sunday against the Rays. Duda has been out with an oblique strain, but he has been participating in batting practice since Monday. Bobby Parnell, who strained his […]

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Rollins Would Have Played For Mets, Says Their Future Is Bright

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Rollins Would Have Played For Mets, Says Their Future Is Bright

When Jimmy Rollins was still with the Phillies, there were two reports that he would use his veto rights to kill any trade to the Mets, who were reportedly very interested in the boisterous and still very productive shortstop. However, in an interview with Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Rollins refuted those reports and admitted that the […]

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Featured Post: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

On Thursday morning, I had the chance to conduct an interview over the phone with ESPN senior baseball analyst Keith Law, who is also the lead baseball analyst for ESPN’s Scouts.Inc and the former assistant to the GM of the Toronto Blue Jays. Keith, who ranked the Mets as having the fourth best farm system […]

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