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Roberto Clemente: The Legend Behind the Award

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
Roberto Clemente: The Legend Behind the Award

Throughout Baseball’s glorious history there have been hundreds of players idolized in their hometown. Occasionally, but seldom, does a player come along whose greatness extends beyond the city where they play. And then there’s Roberto Clemente, the first ballplayer to be revered on two continents. On the final day of the 1972 season, September 30th, […]

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Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Have More Games Against Losing Teams Than Any Other Contender

The Mets have drastically improved their position in the standings over the last week. They have won six of their last eight games, and now sit just 2.5 games behind the Cardinals for the second Wild Card spot. They have become the hottest team in contention over the last week, and have injected newfound hope […]

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Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Acquire Closer Mark Melancon From Pirates

Updated – July 30 The Washington Nationals have acquired closer Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Lefthanded reliever Felipe Rivero is heading to the Bucs along with LHP Taylor Hearn, writes Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The Nats stuck to their guns on not wanting to move any of […]

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MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on June 16, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Thursday, June 16, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Juan Nicasio (5-5, 5.34) vs. RHP Bartolo Colon (5-3, 3.08) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets and Pirates play the rubber game of their series tonight at Citi. After dropping the opener 4-0 with very little offense, […]

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Mets Changed Their Offensive Approach And It Paid Off Last Night

An article by posted on June 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Changed Their Offensive Approach And It Paid Off Last Night

Following yesterday’s rout of the Pirates, ESPN’s Adam Rubin reported that hitting coach Kevin Long had a “get-together” with his players before the game to discuss their collective approach at the plate. Long’s words must have hit home, as the Mets pounded out 11 runs on 19 hits, both season highs for the club. For […]

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MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets – Lagares Scratched, Johnson In LF

An article by posted on June 15, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets – Lagares Scratched, Johnson In LF

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. LHP Jeff Locke (5-4, 5.38) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (6-2, 2.00) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets dropped their third game in a row last night as they were shutout out 4-0 in the series opener against the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on June 14, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Jamison Taillon (0-0, 4.50) vs. RHP Jacob deGrom (3-2, 2.80) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets started off well in Milwaukee but it ended in a whimper after a forgettable game in the broiling sun on Saturday […]

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Michael Conforto Received Cortisone Shot For Sore Wrist

An article by posted on June 14, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Received Cortisone Shot For Sore Wrist

Michael Conforto has a strained cartilage issue in his left wrist the team announced. He met with team doctors on Monday who examined him and administered a cortisone shot in the affected area. Conforto is not in tonight’s lineup and is considered day to day. He told reporters he expects to be back before the […]

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David Freese Is A Good Fit IF He’s Available

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
David Freese Is A Good Fit IF He’s Available

Despite the Pirates being in the thick of the Wild Card race, and there being no reason to expect for them to drop out of the race, Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball wrote that the Pirates could be willing to part with David Freese at the trade deadline.  Heyman believes Freese would be a nice fit […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 • 7:05 p.m. PNC Park • Pittsburgh, PA RHP Noah Syndergaard (6-2, 1.91) vs. RHP Jameson Taillon (ML debut) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Yesterday stunk. Can we do it over? The Mets lost both games of a doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates by the same score of […]

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