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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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Doubleheader Game 2: Mets vs Pirates, 7:20 PM

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Doubleheader Game 2: Mets vs Pirates, 7:20 PM

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 PNC Park • Pittsburgh, PA RHP Jacob deGrom (3-1, 2.62) vs. RHP Juan Nicasio (4-4, 4.75) SNY • ESPN2 • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets and Pirates are set to play the second game of today’s doubleheader featuring Jacob deGrom and Juan Nicasio after the Bucs took […]

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Morning Grind: The Hell With The Future, Go For It Now

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: The Hell With The Future, Go For It Now

I detest ignorance. And when I see Mets fans and media hearkening to and longing for the faulty policies and impulsive decision-making that set this Mets franchise back for nearly a decade culminating in six consecutive losing seasons, it’s pure unadulterated ignorance at the highest level. It makes my blood boil. This morning I came […]

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Neil Walker Is Pulling A Bernard Gilkey

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Is Pulling A Bernard Gilkey

For the past year, we have seen the magic that can happen when a player plays for the team he rooted for throughout his entire life.  Steven Matz is an astounding 11-1 as a Met.  Not only has he become a beloved Met, but his grandfather has become a beloved figure as well.  It doesn’t […]

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