Tag: Opening Day

MMO Players of the Week: The Unlikely Heroes

An article by posted on April 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: The Unlikely Heroes

Opening week for the New York Mets certainly did not go as planned: bullpen woes, absent offense, game-changing injuries, silly defensive blunders and questionable managerial decisions all contributed to a rather frustrating 2-4 start. As most of the team becomes acclimated to their new teammates, however, some players are taking it upon themselves to rise above expectations early […]

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A Long Crawl to Opening Day

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
A Long Crawl to Opening Day

In Frank Darabont’s The Shawshank Redemption, the main character, Andy Dufresne, played by Tim Robbins, uses a rock hammer and two decades of time to dig a tunnel from prison to freedom. After six long, winter months without Mets baseball, my Dad and I traveled five hours and ten minutes through a snowstorm, traffic, lost […]

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MMO Opening Day Recap: Nationals 9, Mets 7

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Opening Day Recap: Nationals 9, Mets 7

The Mets fell to the Washington Nationals in extra-innings by the score of 9-7 this afternoon at Citi Field in their season opener. The excitement of Opening Day makes me feel like a giddy little kid every single year. The beginning of nice weather, and most importantly, the beginning of the baseball season never ceases […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:05 PM

Welcome to Opening Day 2014! It’s time to start another New York Mets marathon as they begin their road to 90 wins. (Whatever, today’s an optimistic day). Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr (2B) Juan Lagares (CF) David Wright (3B) Curtis Granderson (RF) Andrew Brown (LF) Ike Davis (1B) Travis d’Arnaud (C) Ruben Tejada (SS) Dillon […]

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What Being A Mets Fan Really Means

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
What Being A Mets Fan Really Means

It’s like clockwork you know, hell I could even set my watch to it. Every year and almost exactly around this time, nostalgia rushes over me in a wave of mixed emotions. I feel the cold rattle my aching bones yet I know somewhere warm and far away, my team is getting ready for a […]

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Gee Joins Impressive Group Of Mets Opening Day Starters

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Gee Joins Impressive Group Of Mets Opening Day Starters

Over the years, we’ve seen Tom Seaver (11), Dwight Gooden (8), Tom Glavine (4), and Johan Santana (4) each make at least four Opening Day starts for the Mets. In 52 seasons, we’ve have had 13 different pitchers with just one Opening Day start on their Mets resumes. On Monday, Dillon Gee joins that group which includes some pretty impressive […]

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Opening Day Festivities At Citi Field

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Opening Day Festivities At Citi Field

The New York Mets will celebrate the life and legacy of legendary broadcaster Ralph Kiner during an on-field, pre-game ceremony on Opening Day at Citi Field Monday, March 31 prior to the game versus the National League East rival Washington Nationals at 1:10 p.m. The ceremony will include a video tribute and the unveiling of […]

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Follow The Money… Or Lack Of It…

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Follow The Money… Or Lack Of It…

The last 48 hours have been brimming with reports from various media outlets on the state of the Mets – not on the field – but fiscally. The Mets want to convey a sense that they are now financially fit. However, the folks who are considered experts on the matter of team valuation, those who […]

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Opening Day Will Be A Sell-Out, But What About The Other 80 Games?

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Opening Day Will Be A Sell-Out, But What About The Other 80 Games?

2013 Opening Day Was A Sell-Out The Mets expect to make it 16 straight sold-out home openers when they start the 2014 season against the Nationals on Monday at Citi Field, the Mets told Newsday. “The game will definitely sell out,” said Lou DePaoli, the Mets’ executive vice president and chief revenue officer. “We are […]

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Spring Training Recap: Astros 9, Mets 6

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Astros 9, Mets 6

The Mets traveled to Kissimmee tonight to take on the Astros under the lights at Osceola County Stadium. Newly anointed Opening Day starter Dillon Gee squared off against veteran right-hander Scott Feldman. The game started as a pitchers duel, with both teams locked in a scoreless battle heading into the fifth inning. The Mets would […]

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