Tag: offense

Mets’ Offense Reaches Historic Lows

An article by posted on July 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets’ Offense Reaches Historic Lows

Following a brutal series sweep to the Chicago Cubs, the Mets’ lineup has sunk to historic lows explains Sal Cacciatore of Newsday. “The Mets are hitting .232 as a team, and only three teams in the last 30 years have posted a worse batting average. It also is the fifth-worst mark in franchise history, ahead […]

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It’s Time to Start Capitalizing

An article by posted on July 3, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Time to Start Capitalizing

You know that feeling you get when you do something so amazing–like make an insane basketball trick shot or miraculously catch a falling box of cereal just before it crashes to the ground–you even surprise yourself, but you look around and no one witnessed you do it, like it’s just been wasted? I can only […]

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DeGrom’s Frustration Boils Over

An article by posted on July 3, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom’s Frustration Boils Over

If nothing else, Jacob deGrom proved he’s mortal after all. The reigning rookie of the year lasted just 5.1 innings against the Cubs on Thursday and allowed four runs, three earned, on seven hits, two walks and only struck out two. The loss snapped his streak of seven straight starts with at least 7.0 innings […]

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Collins’ Frustration Boils Over As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

An article by posted on July 1, 2015 0 Comments
Collins’ Frustration Boils Over As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

After last night’s frustrating 1-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs in which the team squandered another excellent pitching performance, this time by Jon Niese, manager Terry Collins lost his cool when asked about losing his fourth straight game to the Cubs this season. “I don’t give a shit if it’s the Cubs or it’s the […]

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The Future Is Here, But Where’s The Bats?

An article by posted on June 30, 2015 0 Comments
The Future Is Here, But Where’s The Bats?

During Terry Collins’ pregame press conference on Sunday, MMO’s Clayton Collier asked the Mets manager what it means now that all the young pitchers are up with the team after the promotion of Steven Matz. To which Collins responded, “It means the future is now.” “Matz is the last of the organization’s young arms. We always like […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Rusty and the Rundown

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Rusty and the Rundown

Here’s an Amazin’ Moment I won’t soon forget because it involves one of my favorite Mets of bygone days, Rusty Staub. During his first go-round with the Mets, Rusty provided more in the way of consistent offense and heady play than fans had come to expect from a Mets team that relied primarily on the […]

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ICYMI: Alderson Characterizes Trade Market As Thin, But Willing To Overpay

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Alderson Characterizes Trade Market As Thin, But Willing To Overpay

During Friday  afternoon’s press conference at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson said he continues to look externally to find some help for the offense. “I would characterize us as somewhat aggressive. I’m prepared to overpay but there has to be something to overpay for.” It sounds like the team has only enough resources to add one […]

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Heston Fires No-Hitter: Notes and Reactions

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Heston Fires No-Hitter: Notes and Reactions

Here are some notes and reactions from around the Mets and media on last night’s no-hitter by Chris Heston, and the questionable state of the Mets offense. Jared Diamond, Wall Street Journal Nonetheless, the Mets didn’t put up much of a fight. With two outs in the eighth inning, third baseman Eric Campbell hit a […]

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Travis d’Arnaud and Dilson Herrera Headed To Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud and Dilson Herrera Headed To Las Vegas

Travis d’Arnaud, who has been sidelined since April 19th with a fractured metacarpal in the little finger in his right hand, and Dilson Herrera who has been out since May 15th with a fractured tip of his right middle finger are both headed to Triple-A Las Vegas to continue their rehab with the 51′s. After […]

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No Shortage Of Teams Interested In Zobrist, Bidding Will Be Fierce

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
No Shortage Of Teams Interested In Zobrist, Bidding Will Be Fierce

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets, Nationals, Yankees and Cubs are among just some of the teams who have recently contacted the Oakland A’s about acquiring the very versatile Ben Zobrist. With demand for Zobrist increasing day by day, Billy Beane has the luxury of letting this play out as long as […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on May 31, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM

After dropping the first two games of this series, the Mets will look to avoid being swept in a three-game series by the Marlins for the first time since May 5-7, 2014 at Miami. Bartolo Colon (7-3, 4.82 ERA) will face David Phelps (2-2, 3.56 ERA) at Citi Field in a 1:10 PM matchup. Bartolo Colon is tied […]

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