Tag: Opening Day

Yankees Acquire Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Acquire Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

Update 4:16: The Yankees have also acquired Martin Prado from the Diamondbacks, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. Prado is batting .270/.317/.370 with five homers this season. Original Post: The Yankees have acquired Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew, according to Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com. Drew, 31, signed a one-year deal with the Red Sox in […]

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Cyclones Dominate On Opening Day

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Cyclones Dominate On Opening Day

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – During an afternoon when the parent club New York Mets only managed two hits in a 5-0 loss to the San Diego Padres – the seventh time they’ve been shutout this season – the Brooklyn Cyclones clubbed nine hits in an Opening Day 8-2 victory over the Staten Island Yankees Saturday at […]

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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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