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Familia Emerging as a Valuable Option in Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Emerging as a Valuable Option in Mets Bullpen

In my recap Saturday, I didn’t do right by Jeurys Familia by simply stating that the big rightly tossed two perfect innings in the Mets 5-3 win over the Pirates. In a word, of better yet two words, Familia was “downright nasty.” Once regarded as one of the Mets’ top starting pitching prospects, Familia has […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 1:35 PM

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 1:35 PM

The New York Mets wrap up their four-game series on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  First pitch is scheduled for 1:35 PM at PNC Park. Bartolo Colon (8-5, 3.67) looks to continue his recent run of success on the mound against Edinson Volquez (5-6, 4.35) in the first official game of the second half of […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 4:05 PM

An article by posted on June 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 4:05 PM

The Mets lost in extra innings last night, making three straight losses and putting themselves in a position of needing to win tonight and tomorrow in order to split the series. Jon Niese (4-4, 2.78) opposes right-hander Gerrit Cole (6-3, 3.64) in the 4:05 PM game at PNC Park. Niese has gone 19 consecutive starts allowing three earned runs or […]

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

An article by posted on June 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

The Mets will try to snap their two-game losing streak when they continue their series against the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at PNC Park. Jacob deGrom (1-4, 3.75) opposes right-hander Brandon Cumpton (3-2, 4.93) in a 7:05 PM matchup. DeGrom won his first major league game in his last start on June 21 at Miami, tossing 7.0 shutout innings, allowing five hits, […]

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

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

The Mets open a four-game series at Pittsburgh, with Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-1, 2.68) opposing right-hander Vance Worley (1-0, 1.98) at 7:05 PM tonight at PNC Park. New York had its season high-tying three-game winning streak snapped last night. Despite the loss, the Mets have won five of their last seven and are 6-4 in their last 10 games. In his […]

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RHP Kozikowski Is Likely The PTBNL In Davis Trade

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
RHP Kozikowski Is Likely The PTBNL In Davis Trade

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reminds us that the player to be named later in the Ike Davis trade with the Pirates will not be announced immediately after the draft. The PTBNL cannot be announced until a year after he signed his first pro contract, not a year after he was drafted. If it does turn out to be […]

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Red Flags with Sandy’s Slow and Steady Approach?

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Red Flags with Sandy’s Slow and Steady Approach?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post raises some red flags about Sandy Alderson’s plan for the team and says that his slow-and-steady approach is no guarantee for future success. Taking the time to rebuild and “doing it right” slowly and methodically with player development does not guarantee an extended stretch of winning. Though that […]

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

An article by posted on May 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets conclude their series with Pittsburgh in Citi Field this afternoon at 1:10 PM and hope to come away with a series victory to close out a losing homestand. Bartolo Colon (3-5, 5.34 ERA) opposes right-hander Charlie Morton (1-6, 3.29) for the Bucs in the series finale. Colon received the win in the Mets’ 5-2 victory against the […]

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

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets,  7:10 PM

The Mets will try to even up the series when they play the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 7:10 PM matchup at Citi Field. Jon Niese (3-3, 2.70) will take the mound for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Edinson Volquez (2-4, 4.37) for the Bucs. Vic Black is due to rejoin the Mets to replace Valverde. Black has flown from Las […]

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Memorial Day Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on May 26, 2014 0 Comments
Memorial Day Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The Mets will open a three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Memorial Day at Citi Field, with the first pitch at 1:10 PM. The game will be televised on SNY and broadcast on WOR. Jacob deGrom (0-2, 2.77) will make his third start for the Mets, opposed by fellow righty Brandon Cumpton (0-1, 4.26) for the Bucs, who was just […]

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