Tag: New York Mets

June 1, 2012: Remembering Johan Santana’s No-Hitter

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June 1, 2012: Remembering Johan Santana’s No-Hitter

Johan Santana took the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals four years ago today on June 1, 2012 and tossed one of the most memorable games in New York Mets history. It was a beautiful Friday night, and as a Mets fan, before every game you always think to yourself: “Maybe tonight will be the […]

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Wright Gets Injection In Neck, Will Miss Two More Games, Avoids DL For Now

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Gets Injection In Neck, Will Miss Two More Games, Avoids DL For Now

David Wright received an injection in his neck on Tuesday from team doctors. Terry Collins said in a televised press conference. The shot needs 48 hours to take effect, and Wright will remain unavailable for the next two games, but it looks like he’ll avoid the disabled list for now. Wright has a herniated disk […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: A Switch-Hitter and A Southpaw

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: A Switch-Hitter and A Southpaw

As we head into the warmer months on the schedule, the New York Mets are looking to heat up themselves, trying to navigate through some injuries and under-performing players. The bats have remained inconsistent from game-to-game, relying heavily on the long ball still, while Manager Terry Collins tries to get some of his veteran bats […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Super Joe, the Mets’ Everyman

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Super Joe, the Mets’ Everyman

An MMO Fan Shot by Michael R. Ebert Before the days of the Dark Knight, Thor and Captain America, the New York Mets had a different kind of superhero: Super Joe McEwing. Unlike today’s crop of blue-and-orange heroes, McEwing’s super power was not dominance. In fact, he wasn’t even a starter. Rather, he was a […]

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Bob Ojeda and Chris Sale Have Some Key Advice For Matt Harvey

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Bob Ojeda and Chris Sale Have Some Key Advice For Matt Harvey

As we all await Matt Harvey‘s next scheduled start on Monday against the first-place Chicago White Sox, we need to be reminded that we could be left disappointed yet again. Albert Einstein said it best, “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” With that being […]

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The Z Files: Matt Harvey’s Subtle Pitching Flaw

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Matt Harvey’s Subtle Pitching Flaw

During last night’s SNY broadcast, SNY showed Matt Harvey’s opposing batting average broken down by number of times through the opposing team’s lineup: First time through the lineup:  .243 Second time through the lineup:  .284 Third time through the lineup:  .510 This pattern continued last night as the Washington Nationals hit two home runs their […]

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Jonathan Lucroy Should Be A Priority

An article by posted on May 24, 2016 0 Comments
Jonathan Lucroy Should Be A Priority

With the unfortunate developments on first baseman Lucas Duda not looking rosy for the New York Mets for the next several weeks, the talk has been on whom among the in-house options could fill in during his absence. The usual suspects have been mentioned, Eric Campbell, Wilmer Flores upon his return from his own DL […]

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The Z Files: Bartolo Colon’s Secret Sauce

An article by posted on May 24, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Bartolo Colon’s Secret Sauce

The New York Mets maintained their Major League team lead in home runs belting three more (David Wright, Yoenis Cespedes and Neil Walker) during their 7-1 victory over the Washington Nationals. During the bottom of the first inning, the Nationals strung together three straight singles, two of which were seeing eye ground ball singles through […]

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Yoenis Cespedes: Power, Patience, Performance

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes: Power, Patience, Performance

Cespedes has a 178 wRC+ which ranks No. 1 in MLB When Yoenis Cespedes re-signed with the New York Mets this off-season, fans were elated. Even if it’s just for one season, (Cespedes has the opt-out after 2016) the Mets finally have a legitimate power bat to hit in the middle of the lineup, something […]

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The Z Files: Syndergaard Shows Importance of Pitch Selection

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Syndergaard Shows Importance of Pitch Selection

Noah Syndergaard helped complete the New York Mets three game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers using a pitching strategy Matt Harvey successfully utilized last season. Noah Syndergaard (W, 5-2) 7.0 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 11 SO, 0 BB Syndergaard’s overall transition in pitch selection has been obvious, using his newly found sharp, high velocity […]

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Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Mets Sweep, Harvey Conundrum, Duda’s Back Issue

An article by posted on May 22, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Mets Sweep, Harvey Conundrum, Duda’s Back Issue

I am joined by MMO contributor and nationally syndicated talk show host, Tim Donner.  Tonight’s show is long, but chock full of great discussion and debate. The Mets ended the homestand on a high note, sweeping the Milwaukee Brewers before heading to DC for a three game series against the Washington Nationals. During the show […]

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