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The Mets At A West Coast Crossroads

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
The Mets At A West Coast Crossroads

Go west young man! Horace Greely, manifest destiny and all that. I remember it from Mr. Fabricant’s history class at Bryant H.S. Look west for opportunity and inspiration! And so it was, the Mets looked to a west coast paradigm manifested in two executive runs first in Oakland then in San Diego for our current […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 2

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 2

The Mets (32-40) salvaged the final game of the three-game series against the Cardinals (39-33) 3-2 at Busch Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Bartolo Colon, who has been terrific his last few starts, was terrific again, pitching eight innings allowing just one run on four hits.  He only recorded one strikeout, but didn’t allow a walk […]

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Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Ryan Reid Could Join Mets Overworked Bullpen On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York speculates that righthanded reliever Ryan Reid could be an option when the Mets look to add a fresh arm to their fatigued bullpen on Monday when they begin a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets bullpen was leaned on for eight innings of relief on Sunday […]

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MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 1:05 PM

The Mets play a rubber game Sunday against the San Diego Padres at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-0, 2.95 ERA) opposes right-hander Ian Kennedy (5-7, 3.63) in the Father’s Day finale. Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright -3B Bobby Abreu – RF Andrew Brown – LF […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Are the Odds Stacked Against Mets Prospects?

An article by posted on June 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Are the Odds Stacked Against Mets Prospects?

An MMO Fan Shot by Ryan Flanagan The New York Mets are a team clearly building through the farm in their quest for success. They are a team forming a foundation of prospects to serve as the sole future of the team, in-lieu of spending big on big-ticket Free Agents in the offseason. So much […]

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MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 4:10 PM

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Padres vs Mets, 4:10 PM

After a late finish last night, the Mets will take the field in an afternoon game two in the series against the Padres. Oh, and it’s also 50 Cent day. It’s going to be a battle of the young guns with Zack Wheeler taking the mound hoping to get his third win of the season against […]

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Mets Halt Matt Harvey’s First Mound Session, Want Him To Slow Down

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Halt Matt Harvey’s First Mound Session, Want Him To Slow Down

The Mets want Matt Harvey to slow down and he will not be allowed to throw off a mound Tuesday as originally planned, two team sources told Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. After consultations between the Mets team doctor and renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews, the Mets are reluctant to have Harvey come back […]

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Being ‘Young And A Met’ Doesn’t Mean What It Once Did

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Being ‘Young And A Met’ Doesn’t Mean What It Once Did

In a world where dominance on the pitching mound is King, one man is the last one standing. The closer. Or maybe not the closer, but a relief “ace.” The guy who inherits a game-turning moment. The bases jammed with bad guys just itching to score and he calmly saves the day by freezing them […]

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MMO Exclusive: Frank Viola All Smiles At MLB Draft Following Heart Surgery

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Frank Viola All Smiles At MLB Draft Following Heart Surgery

Looking at the smiling face of Frank Viola on Thursday night, you would never know the hardship he has had to endure in recent months. Not long after losing both of his parents over a 26-day span, Viola was diagnosed with an enlarged aorta and underwent open heart surgery on April 2, putting his new […]

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The Dual Nature Of Jack Leathersich

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
The Dual Nature Of Jack Leathersich

He’s a New York Met pitching prospect enigma, at times an untouchable strikeout machine and at times a guy who struggles to get the ball over the plate. Jack Leathersich is a perplexing Met pitching puzzle, a pitching paradox that often lands him at one end or the other of the effectiveness spectrum; overpowering brilliance, […]

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