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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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Neil Walker Readies For Emotional Pittsburgh Return

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Readies For Emotional Pittsburgh Return

Pittsburgh native, Neil Walker readies for his return tonight to the “steel city,” to face a team he spent his entire career with until this season. He was born in the city that drafted him in 2004, a fairytale story for a hometown hero.  Walker grew up a fan of the Pirates and it was […]

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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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