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Mets Minors: Solid Pitching Staff Bolsters B-Mets’ High Expectations

An article by posted on April 10, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Solid Pitching Staff Bolsters B-Mets’ High Expectations

Change is the only constant for a minor league baseball fan. Rosters come and rosters go as the needs of the major league club are tended to. Just when a minor league fan gets familiar and comfortable with their team’s roster, they arrive at the park to discover key personnel have been elevated. It’s a […]

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Wheeler To Undergo Minor Surgery On Elbow

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
Wheeler To Undergo Minor Surgery On Elbow

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler is due to undergo a minor surgical procedure to remove an undissolved stitch from last year’s Tommy John surgery, according to a report by ESPN.com. “The operation is not considered serious, and Wheeler may resume his normal pitching rehab within two weeks, after allowing the wound to heal.” The […]

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Matt Harvey’s Stomach Woes

An article by posted on April 7, 2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey’s Stomach Woes

When we think of professional athletes we tend to group them into a separate category than the average nine to five blue-collar worker. We revere their talents, respect their athleticism, and marvel at the feats they accomplish on the field for our beloved teams. When a story arises that brings to light certain ailments or […]

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MMO Top 30 Prospects: No. 12 Seth Lugo, RHP

An article by posted on April 4, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Top 30 Prospects: No. 12 Seth Lugo, RHP

No. 12 – Seth Lugo Ht: 6’4″  Wt: 185  Level: Binghamton & Las Vegas 51’s  B/T: R/R Age: 11/17/1989 (26) Acquired: 2011 Draft, 34th Round, Centenary College of Louisiana Statistics: 24 GS, 136 IP, 3.84 ERA, 135 H, 35 BB/127 K, .254 BAA While the Mets already have one of the best rotations in baseball, they still have a few solid arms that project to […]

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Zack Wheeler Hungry To Join Rotation

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Hungry To Join Rotation

Zack Wheeler understands that injuries and the rise of the other four members of the starting staff have pushed his status down a peg. With a July return in sight, Wheeler is looking to change that mind set. Speaking with Mike Puma of the NY Post,, Wheeler, 25, says he understands that his pitching brethren […]

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Jacob deGrom Will Start On Thursday

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Will Start On Thursday

Jacob deGrom is scheduled to make his next start on Thursday, Terry Collins told reporters on Tuesday. DeGrom was scratched from Monday’s start against the Tigers with back stiffness after sleeping on a soft mattress the night before. On Monday, deGrom threw 39 pitches during a bullpen session at Tradition Field and proclaimed himself good […]

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Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

Juan Lagares was on base three times in as many plate appearances on Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves, delivering a pair of singles, a walk, two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base. He’s batting .500 with a 1.071 OPS so far this Spring. Lagares is expected to open the season as the team’s […]

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Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of spending 40 minutes on the phone with ESPN Senior Baseball Writer Keith Law. Keith is a lead baseball analyst for ESPN.com and senior analyst for Scouts.Inc. He formerly worked in the front office of the Toronto Blue Jays. I interviewed Keith before last season and he graciously […]

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Terry Collins Knows Good (Expletive) Players When He Sees One

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Knows Good (Expletive) Players When He Sees One

In an interview with Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Terry Collins said he’d like to continue managing until it stops being fun or someone tells him to hang ‘em up. Collins, 67, views himself as part of the old guard of baseball which he calls a dying breed and then he took a shot at some […]

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Beltran Weighs In On Collins Letting Harvey Pitch The Ninth In Game 5

An article by posted on February 11, 2016 0 Comments
Beltran Weighs In On Collins Letting Harvey Pitch The Ninth In Game 5

In an interview with George A. King, III of the New York Post, former Met outfielder Carlos Beltran offered his opinion on Terry Collins sending Matt Harvey out for the ninth inning in Game 5 of the World Series. Collins’ decision ranks right up there with Grady Little leaving Pedro Martinez in during Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS. It’ll be talked about […]

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Keith Law: Mets’ Farm System Ranked 16th In Baseball

An article by posted on February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Keith Law: Mets’ Farm System Ranked 16th In Baseball

Keith Law of ESPN.com is releasing his yearly rankings of both individual prospects and entire farm systems this week. In his first piece in the series today, he ranked each team’s minor league system, taking into account all players who have not exceeded rookie eligibility. Overall, the Mets’ system was ranked 16th in the league. […]

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