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The Horrendously, Impossibly, Unclutch 2016 Mets

An article by posted on July 1, 2016 0 Comments
The Horrendously, Impossibly, Unclutch 2016 Mets

Marc Carig of Newsday tweeted the following yesterday: “In short: the Mets have been so horrendously unclutch that it’s hard to think they could sustain that level of crappiness.” Carig was referring of course to an article by Jeff Sullivan of Fangraphs detailing just how “unclutch” the Mets have been. Clutch, as calculated on Fangraphs, measures […]

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Mets Look For A Win To Avoid Limping Into Cubs Series

An article by posted on June 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Look For A Win To Avoid Limping Into Cubs Series

The Mets were armed and not dangerous in a two rain delayed 5-0 loss against the Nationals in D.C. Mother nature limited Matt Harvey to 3 2/3 innings, depriving the right-hander from seeing a little more light at the end of his dark and demoralizing tunnel. Manager Terry Collins said Harvey (4-10) was outstanding despite being […]

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Bartolo Colon Thumbs His Way Through Seven Solid Innings

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Thumbs His Way Through Seven Solid Innings

Now that the diamond dust of Michael Conforto’s demotion, Jose Reyes’ resigning, Logan Verrett, Sean Gilmartin and Brandon Nimmo being recalled from Las Vegas has settled, it’s still much ado about nothing with the Mets starting line-up. NY prospect Brandon Nimmo’s 0-4 major league debut was not one that dreams are made of, as he […]

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Mets Avoid A Sweep Despite Defensive Woes, Flores Delivers Game-Winner

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Avoid A Sweep Despite Defensive Woes, Flores Delivers Game-Winner

(USA Today Sports) Despite a couple of Neil Walker defensive miscues, the Mets escaped a sweep by the skin of their teeth, finally breaking their nine game losing streak against the pesky Pittsburgh Pirates. With the bases loaded in the top of the 10th, Wilmer Flores dropped a pinch-hit single into center field for the […]

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Miami Heat: Matt Harvey’s 98 MPH Fastball Not Enough To Beat Fiery Jose Fernandez

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Miami Heat: Matt Harvey’s 98 MPH Fastball Not Enough To Beat Fiery Jose Fernandez

On a day when the Dark Knight displayed his former 98 mph fastball, he was out-dueled in the Miami sun by his counterpart, Jose Fernandez, who matched his career high 14 strikeouts en route to a 1-0 masterpiece over the Mets. A resurgent Matt Harvey kept his cronies in the game for seven strong innings, […]

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Harvey Regains Rare Form In 1-0 Memorial Day Win

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey Regains Rare Form In 1-0 Memorial Day Win

The Dark Knight finally saw some light at the end of the tunnel with a two hit 1-0 shutout over the wilting Chicago White Sox. It may not have been the better team from the Windy City, but this victory was shades of vintage Matt Harvey, and for the first time in 10 starts, he […]

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Chase Utley Gets Last Laugh, Burns Mets With Two Homer, Five RBI Night

An article by posted on May 29, 2016 0 Comments
Chase Utley Gets Last Laugh, Burns Mets With Two Homer, Five RBI Night

Retaliation for a player who is no longer on their roster took an ugly turn on Saturday when the targeted Chase Utley tagged the Mets relief pitchers for five RBI’s. On his first trip back to Citi Field since his vicious slide broke the leg of Ruben Tejada, Utley has been a marked man who […]

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Youth Movement: Matz and Conforto Get Mets Back On Track

An article by posted on May 21, 2016 0 Comments
Youth Movement: Matz and Conforto Get Mets Back On Track

Coming off Matt Harvey’s hellacious outing, faith was restored in Flushing on Friday from the franchise’s best and brightest future stars.  Steven Matz was armed and dangerous, and the crack of Michael Conforto’s bat gave the Mets a 3-2 victory over the visiting Milwaukee Brewers. The first inning loomed ominous when Chris Carter launched a […]

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Round One Goes To The Amazins, Bryce Harper Neutralized

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Round One Goes To The Amazins, Bryce Harper Neutralized

After a grueling eleven game road trip, the Mets found comfort back in Queens by shutting out the Nats 2-0, in a duel between two formidable right-handers that lived up to the hype. This time around, Noah Syndergaard left the run scoring to his fellow teammates, who wasted no time putting the Mets on the […]

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Another Controversial Call and a Fatal Pitch Doom Mets in Colorado, But Fear Not…

An article by posted on May 16, 2016 0 Comments
Another Controversial Call and a Fatal Pitch Doom Mets in Colorado, But Fear Not…

Colorado fans did not need the weed they can legally buy to get a buzz this weekend because the Rockies gave them a natural high in the form of a three game sweep over the New York Mets. On an afternoon when the Mets could have picked up some precious ground, Ryan Raburn delivered a […]

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Harvey Still Ineffective In Middle Innings, His Next Start Comes Against Nationals

An article by posted on May 14, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey Still Ineffective In Middle Innings, His Next Start Comes Against Nationals

After a strong outing against the Padres, the middle innings came back to haunt Matt Harvey again, making for a miserable 5-2 loss for the Mets at Colorado’s cavernous Coors Field. The Mets bats that were muted by Clayton Kershaw on Thursday, barely made a peep off of Rockies rookie right-hander, Jon Gray, who unlike Harvey, […]

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