Tag: New York Mets

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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Wilmer Flores Has Been Crushing It Since Taking Over At Third Base

An article by posted on June 11, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Has Been Crushing It Since Taking Over At Third Base

Coming into the season, the New York Mets were hoping that Wilmer Flores would transition into the role of a super utility player in the infield. He would be able to bounce to all four infield positions, with sights set on the corners especially. The Mets looked like they were going to have one of […]

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David Freese Is A Good Fit IF He’s Available

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
David Freese Is A Good Fit IF He’s Available

Despite the Pirates being in the thick of the Wild Card race, and there being no reason to expect for them to drop out of the race, Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball wrote that the Pirates could be willing to part with David Freese at the trade deadline.  Heyman believes Freese would be a nice fit […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Select UConn LHP Anthony Kay With No. 31 Pick

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Select UConn LHP Anthony Kay With No. 31 Pick

With the No.31 selection of the MLB Draft, the New York Mets selected left-hander Anthony Kay out of UConn. Kay went 9-2 this season and helped lead the Huskies to the NCAA Tournament. Posting a 2.65 ERA in 17 starts, Kay’s 263 strikeouts set a new UConn strikeout record that was previously held by Matt Barnes, […]

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Braves Deal Kelly Johnson Back To Mets

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Deal Kelly Johnson Back To Mets

According to MLB Network citing sources, it looks like the New York Mets have swung a deal with the Atlanta Braves for utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson. The Mets are reportedly sending pitching prospect Akeel Morris to the Braves in exchange for Johnson. Additionally, the Mets are getting cash back in the deal. Johnson, […]

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