Tag: offense

3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Can’t Complete Sweep Against Phillies

3 Up 1. Big Sexy’s Big Bat On Friday night Bartolo Colon was sharp through the first seven innings, only allowing run on two hits and eventually hitting a wall in the eighth inning. The big story however was Colon’s bat. Colon ended up going 2-3 including hitting a double and scoring two runs. Colon […]

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The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

An article by posted on August 27, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Absolutely Kill Lefties Now

One of the now forgotten storylines of the early part of the 2016 season for the Mets, was their futility against left-handed pitching. During their careers, both Curtis Granderson and Lucas Duda have mostly struggled against them, effectively neutralizing two of the team’s best bats in the lineup. Terry Collins ices a third when he refuses […]

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Cespedes Insists He Won’t Opt Out, But Mets Shouldn’t Bank On That

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Insists He Won’t Opt Out, But Mets Shouldn’t Bank On That

According to Matt Ehalt of the the Bergen Record, outfielder Yoenis Cespedes plans to honor his three-year deal with the Mets without opting out after the 2016 season. “I have it in my mind to stay three years,” Cespedes said through a translator.  Asked directly by Ehalt if he intends to complete his three-year deal […]

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Mets Option Brandon Nimmo To Triple-A, Promote T.J. Rivera

An article by posted on August 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Option Brandon Nimmo To Triple-A, Promote T.J. Rivera

The Mets will once again send down the struggling Brandon Nimmo to Triple-A Las Vegas with the hope of revitalizing the offense, the Mets announced. And according to Betsy Helfand of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, infielder T.J. Rivera will finally get the promotion to the big league club. Nimmo was recalled at the end of July […]

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Verlander Shuts Down Mets As Tigers Take Opener 4-3

An article by posted on August 5, 2016 0 Comments
Verlander Shuts Down Mets As Tigers Take Opener 4-3

The New York Mets (56-53) were defeated by the Detroit Tigers (60-49) by a score of 4-3 at Comerica Park Friday evening.  With a Washington win, the Mets are now 9 games back for the division lead.  Pitching: Noah Syndergaard was on the mound for the Mets tonight and he wasn’t at his best. Syndergaard […]

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For the Mets, RISP = RIP

An article by posted on July 31, 2016 0 Comments
For the Mets, RISP = RIP

The moment came when I knew I had mentally, if unwittingly, written off the 2016 Mets.  On Thursday night, I had a late meeting that kept me out until 10:00 PM.  In such circumstances, I always, and I mean always, check the scoreboard.  But having just witnessed the possible season-defining squandering of the biggest hit […]

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This is the Jose Reyes the Mets Were Hoping For

An article by posted on July 23, 2016 0 Comments
This is the Jose Reyes the Mets Were Hoping For

The Mets gambled on bringing back Jose Reyes because they needed a leadoff hitter to spark their listless offense. What they envisioned came to fruition Friday night in Miami in what truly can be described as a must-win game. Reyes ripped three hits, scored two runs, drove in another, stole a base and had several […]

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Mets Remain Unlikely to Add Impact Bat or Starter Before Trade Deadline

An article by posted on July 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Remain Unlikely to Add Impact Bat or Starter Before Trade Deadline

While the Mets appear set on adding a middle reliever to bolster the relief corps, the solutions to fixing the offense and starting rotation are murky and unclear at best. It doesn’t take a baseball pundit to see that the 2016 season has not gone according to plan so far.  The rotation, lauded as a […]

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Mets Need To Be Bold Again And Sign Yulieski Gourriel

An article by posted on June 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Need To Be Bold Again And Sign Yulieski Gourriel

The New York Mets are still evaluating free-agent third baseman Yulieski Gourriel, general manager Sandy Alderson said during a press conference on Wednesday. One of the factors that gives Alderson pause is that Gourriel would need around a month in the minors before he would be ready to contribute at the big league level. As […]

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MMO Comment Guidelines 2.0

An article by posted on June 30, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Comment Guidelines 2.0

With the advent of User Blocking on our Disqus commenting platform, we have updated our MMO Comment Guidelines to reflect this new dynamic while also reviewing and renewing some of our previous dos and don’ts. Our goal at MMO is to raise the level of discourse in the comment threads by eliminating inappropriate language and […]

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Know Your Stats: Weighted On Base Average (wOBA)

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: Weighted On Base Average (wOBA)

For the next few days, I will be bringing back my “Know Your Stats” series that I began a few years back to highlight some important sabermetric stats and concepts. Earlier today, we went through OPS and OPS+. Now we continue with wOBA… Perhaps the best way of describing weighted-On Base Average (wOBA) is to describe […]

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