Tag: pitching

MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Brewers, 2:10 PM

An article by posted on June 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Brewers, 2:10 PM

With their losing streak at seven games and their record having dipped below .500, the New York Mets will try to end a disastrous road trip with a win in Milwaukee against the Brewers before heading back home to Citi Field on Friday. Jacob deGrom (7-5, 2.34) starts for the Mets and he will oppose Brewers […]

Continue Reading »

An Open Letter To Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
An Open Letter To Sandy Alderson

Dear Mr. Alderson, We – the worldwide group of Mets fans – have gone through a lot. After two epic collapses in 2007 and 2008, we have patiently endured a slow and gradual rebuild that has essentially lasted six years. First the “tear down” of “Los Mets” from 2009 through 2011. Then from 2012 through […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Focused On Improving His Game, Not On His MLB Debut

An article by posted on June 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Focused On Improving His Game, Not On His MLB Debut

The Mets drafted Michael Conforto because of his prowess as a hitter and he has yet to disappoint since making his pro debut for the Brooklyn Cyclones last season and starting off his career with a 10-game hitting streak. He would finish his first year in pro ball hitting .331/.403/.448 with ten doubles, three homeruns, […]

Continue Reading »

Akeel Morris Optioned To Double-A, Logan Verrett Called Up

An article by posted on June 18, 2015 0 Comments
Akeel Morris Optioned To Double-A, Logan Verrett Called Up

The Mets needed an extra arm in their overworked bullpen. So earlier this week, they bought up pitcher Akeel Morris all the way from Class-A St Lucie mainly because he was already on the 40-man roster. The 22-year old righty made his major league debut on Wednesday against the Blue Jays in Toronto and got […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Blue Jays 3

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Blue Jays 3

A tremendous effort by Noah Syndergaard, a resilient performance by an exhausted bullpen, and some very timely hitting, capped off with a Wilmer Flores walk-off single, propelled the Mets (35-30) to a 4-3 win against the Blue Jays (34-31) tonight in 11 innings. Syndergaard, coming off two sub-par outings, toed the rubber for the Mets […]

Continue Reading »

A Dozen Scouts On Hand To Watch Matz Pitch Last Night

An article by posted on June 12, 2015 0 Comments
A Dozen Scouts On Hand To Watch Matz Pitch Last Night

Lending credence to reports that the Mets will be promoting pitching prospect Steven Matz sooner rather than later, about a dozen advance scouts were in attendance last night in Las Vegas to watch the young southpaw pitch. (New York Post) Earlier this week, Sandy Alderson told reporters that Matz had nothing left to prove in the […]

Continue Reading »

Get Used To It… This Is Our Reality…

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
Get Used To It… This Is Our Reality…

After a brutal loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night there’s only one thing on every Mets fans’ mind this morning; what is Sandy Alderson waiting for? Kevin Kernan of the New York Post spoke to several scouts after last night’s loss and they all had the same reaction. “Why don’t the Mets trade […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Should Consider Trading Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Should Consider Trading Bartolo Colon

There is an interesting issue that arises with fans. There is an obvious notion that often goes overlooked. It’s easy to say that the Mets should expunge the current dead weight of their rotation. It’s easy to point fingers at Dillon Gee and Jon Niese at this point, both of whom have not been pitching […]

Continue Reading »

Mejia Inching Towards Return Date

An article by posted on May 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mejia Inching Towards Return Date

As Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote today, Jenrry Mejia‘s possible return date from his 80-game suspension is in sight and right now, the Mets are saying he will return to the team. Mejia will be allowed to rehab and even pitch in the minor leagues before he is eligible to return to […]

Continue Reading »

Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

The Mets beat the Phillies yesterday afternoon, but they are still struggling. Their pitching has become suddenly inconsistent and their offense is practically nonexistent. Here are a few things that I think, while risky, could turn things around. Call up Steven Matz Steven Matz is killing it in Triple-A right now. He currently owns a […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. (Not4) Memorial Day Weekend marks not only the unofficial beginning of summer but also is viewed as perhaps the first seminal day for determining whether a team’s hot start is for real.  It’s easy to dismiss hot starts as nothing more than anomalies borne from small sample sizes […]

Continue Reading »