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How Good Is Mets Pitching Coach Dan Warthen

An article by posted on February 1, 2016 0 Comments
How Good Is Mets Pitching Coach Dan Warthen

Back in the 90′s when the Atlanta Braves had a historically dominant rotation that included Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, and John Smoltz, pitching coach Leo Mazzone was hailed as a genius. When he went to the Baltimore Orioles, not so much. Rick Peterson was also lauded for his work with an A’s rotation comprised of Tim […]

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Mets Acquire Neil Walker From Pirates For Jon Niese

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Neil Walker From Pirates For Jon Niese

The New York Mets today announced the club has acquired second baseman Neil Walker from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for lefthanded pitcher Jon Niese. Walker, 30, batted .269 (146-543) with 32 doubles, 16 home runs and 71 RBI in 151 games for Pittsburgh in 2015. His 16 home runs were tied for most by […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Antonio Bastardo, LHP

An article by posted on November 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Antonio Bastardo, LHP

Antonio Bastardo Position: Relief Pitcher Bats: Right — Throws: Left Born: September 21st, 1985 (Age 30) The Mets need a lefty in the bullpen, that much is certain. Sure they have other needs as well, but with top left-handed sluggers like Freddie Freeman and Bryce Harper in our division, being able to get dangerous hitters […]

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Collins Miffed At Missed Double Play

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Miffed At Missed Double Play

Following the Mets 8-1 loss to the Pirates at Citi Field, Terry Collins vocalized his frustration about the Mets’ botched double play during the 7th inning. Bobby Parnell induced a potential double play ball, but his throw sailed into centerfield because Ruben Tejada failed to cover the bag. The miscue opened the floodgates as the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 3 (14)

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 5, Mets 3 (14)

The Mets (63-54) fell to the Pirates (68-46) by a score of 5-3 in 14 innings on Saturday night. Jon Niese turned in a decent outing for the Mets, giving up 3 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings, striking out 5. The Mets were bitten by the long ball in the […]

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

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The New York Mets (63-53) will try to regroup after a series-opening loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Jon Niese (7-9, 3.46) will oppose Pirates right-hander Charlie Morton (7-4, 4.48) in a 7:10 PM matchup at Citi Field. Lucas Duda, who has not played since Monday, is out of the starting lineup for the […]

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

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Pirates vs Mets, 7:10 PM

Boasting a 4.5 game lead atop the National League East, the New York Mets now host the Pittsburgh Pirates for a weekend series at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon (10-11, 4.76) opposes left-hander J.A. Happ (0-1, 8.31) in Friday’s 7:10 PM series opener. The Mets are a season-high 11 games over .500 (63-52) for the first […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 9, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 9, Mets 1

The Mets (24-21) were swept out of Pittsburgh this afternoon by the Pirates (21-22) by a score of 9-1. In the series, the Mets were outscored by their opposition 21-4, and struck out 38 times in only 27 innings. It is also the first time since 1969 that three Pirates starters in a row have […]

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Eric Campbell: Soup’s Too Cold

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
Eric Campbell: Soup’s Too Cold

David Wright has been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, which varies in its severity. While doctors are hoping it can be alleviated with rest in David’s case, it has also been known to be more severe, as it caused Lenny Dykstra to end his career at the age of 35. Whatever the case may be, oh […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 8, Mets 2

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 8, Mets 2

The Pirates (20-22) defeated the Mets (24-20) by a score of 8-2 on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in Pittsburgh. This was undoubtedly Matt Harvey‘s worst start of his career. His final line: 4 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, including two wild pitches and two home runs. His ERA not […]

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

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

Noah Syndergaard (1-1, 3.18 ERA) will make his third major league start tonight as the New York Mets head to Pittsburgh for a weekend series against the Pirates. Opposing Syndergaard will be Gerrit Cole (5-2, 2.40) in a 7:05 PM matchup at PNC Park. The Mets are 9-10 this month. New York pitchers are second […]

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