Tag: pitching

MMO Players Of The Week: Granderson and Lugo

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Granderson and Lugo

The New York Mets embarked on a tough stretch of games to close out August and usher in September. The Miami Marlins visited Citi Field for four games, followed by the first-place Washington Nationals for a three-game weekend series. The Marlins series was especially momentous, considering that both the Mets and Marlins are eyeing the […]

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Bartolo Colon: A Hunk Of Burning Love

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon: A Hunk Of Burning Love

Every great baseball season is sprinkled with so many profound and uplifting stories, some that even transcend the game itself. Stories within a story that sometimes gets lost amidst all the balls and strikes, safe and out calls, wins and losses. I love the stories of the late bloomers who come out of nowhere to […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets – ESPN Sunday Night Baseball

An article by posted on September 4, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets – ESPN Sunday Night Baseball

Sunday, September 4, 2016 • 8:08 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. RHP Reynaldo Lopez (2-2, 5.33) vs. RHP Seth Lugo (2-2, 2.60) ESPN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets won a close one last night and now find themselves only a game behind the Cardinals for that second Wild Card […]

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Montero Will Start in Place of DeGrom on Tuesday

An article by posted on September 3, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Will Start in Place of DeGrom on Tuesday

RHP Rafael Montero is expected to get the start on Tuesday when the New York Mets take on the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. Montero will be pitching in place of the injured Jacob deGrom, who was diagnosed with right forearm inflammation and prescribed more rest. Terry Collins explained that Montero will be […]

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Zack Wheeler Shut Down for Rest of Season

An article by posted on September 3, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Shut Down for Rest of Season

Update -  The Mets announced that Zack Wheeler has been shutdown for the rest of the season with a flexor muscle strain. He won’t resume throwing until he begins to prepare for Spring Training. Previous Report 8/17 – A collective sigh of relief, Mets fans… According to multiple sources on Twitter, Zack Wheeler does not have […]

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Mets Banking That Extra Rest Will Right Jacob deGrom

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Banking That Extra Rest Will Right Jacob deGrom

Jacob deGrom didn’t start last night because GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins believe he’s been off his last two starts – 13 runs on 25 hits – due to fatigue. Let’s hope they are right, because if it is anything else the Mets might be sunk. It’s staggering to think any pitcher could […]

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Ynoa Pitches Perfect Inning, Earns Win In Big League Debut

An article by posted on August 14, 2016 0 Comments
Ynoa Pitches Perfect Inning, Earns Win In Big League Debut

Gabriel Ynoa made his major league debut on Saturday night and earned his first career major league win after pitching 1.0 scoreless inning against the San Diego Padres. The Mets won the game 3-2 in 11 innings. The last Mets pitcher to make his major league debut as a reliever and pick up the win was […]

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Mets Playoff Hopes Will Rely On Their Pitching

An article by posted on August 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Playoff Hopes Will Rely On Their Pitching

Coming into this season it was reported everywhere as if the Mets starting staff was untouchable. No flaw, issues or anything to be concerned of. Injuries have riddled a staff who will now be looked upon to help carry this team to a second consecutive playoff birth. “[The rotation] is probably not as good as […]

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Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

After the dust settled from today’s trade deadline, 16 moves were made involving 44 players. The Mets made their big move, acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds for second baseman Dilson Herrera and left handed pitching prospect Max Wotell. Through 97 games, the 29-year old outfielder has 25 home runs and a National […]

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Zack Wheeler to Start Rehab Assignment on Saturday

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler to Start Rehab Assignment on Saturday

Latest Update – 5:04 p.m. More good news on Zack Wheeler’s comeback trail.  Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports that Wheeler will start a rehab assignment this Saturday.  It remains to be seen how long Wheeler will need to shake off the rust, but he still appears on target for a late August return. Update – […]

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