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MMO Feature: Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic Turns 45

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic Turns 45

On this day in Mets history, 45 years ago, Hall of Famer Tom Seaver tossed his 19-strikeout gem against the San Diego Padres and set the major league record with 10 straight strikeouts to end the game. It happened on April 22, 1970 and our own Stephen Hanks was there. Here is an article he […]

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Despite Loss Of Blevins, Alderson Remains Confident In Bullpen

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Loss Of Blevins, Alderson Remains Confident In Bullpen

After another Mets win on Sunday, the Mets took a big hit when Mets lefty reliever Jerry Blevins got hit by a line drive in his left forearm and the result was a fracture. He will be in the DL and out for 6-8 weeks. “I saw the X-rays this morning at Hospital for Special […]

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Who Is Hansel Robles and Why Did Mets Choose Him?

An article by posted on April 20, 2015 0 Comments
Who Is Hansel Robles and Why Did Mets Choose Him?

Note from Joe D. As we reported yesterday, Hansel Robles was called up to replace the injured Jerry Blevins who sustained a fractured forearm after he was hit by a come-backer to the mound on Sunday. Robles was off to a good start in his first taste of Triple-A for Las Vegas where in five […]

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Mets Minor League Recap 4/17: Black and Parnell Throw, Everyone Wins!

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap 4/17: Black and Parnell Throw, Everyone Wins!

Las Vegas 7, Sacramento 4 Matt Reynolds hit a 3-run home run in the top of the 6th to give the Las Vegas 51′s a 4-2 lead and they went on to beat Sacramento 7-4. Reynolds finished 2-4 on the night and is now hitting 7-20 with five RBI over his last five games. Alex […]

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Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

Jon Matlack’s career record of 125-126 may be as mediocre as you can get, but Matlack was a much, much better than average major league pitcher. In fact, he was one of the very finest lefthanded pitchers ever developed by the Mets’ organization. His other career marks – a 3.18 lifetime ERA (better than Steve […]

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Opening Day From Verizon Suite

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Opening Day From Verizon Suite

It was an awesome experience to be able to take in the Mets opening day game on Monday against the Phillies from the Verizon Wireless Suite. We can’t thank the company enough for this awesome experience and opportunity to watch the game from such a unique perspective. The Verizon suite is located just above the […]

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MMO Minors Game Thread: Matz Making AAA Debut

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Minors Game Thread: Matz Making AAA Debut

Opening Day is finally here for the Mets Minor League affiliates with Savannah, St. Lucie, Binghamton, and Las Vegas all playing their first game tonight. The most anticipated game of the night is at AAA where the Las Vegas 51′s take on the Fresno Grizzlies with Steven Matz making his AAA debut. If you didn’t […]

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Matt Harvey, The Real Baseball Maverick

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey, The Real Baseball Maverick

The temperature is in the mid-40s. It’s a dreary, early spring day on the east coast. It’s not exactly the type of day you would be running to the ballpark to watch a game. That is, unless, the pitching matchup features Stephen Strasburg and Matt Harvey. Below, you will find an actual text conversation that […]

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MMO 2015 Season Preview: National League East

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO 2015 Season Preview: National League East

Philadelphia Phillies – 5th Place Key additions: Aaron Harang, Chad Billingsley and Jeff Francoeur Key subtractions: Jimmy Rollins, Marlon Byrd, Kyle Kendrick, and A.J. Burnett Nobody’s failure makes me smile more than this team. To see Ruin Tomorrow Jr’s efforts here really have been a thing of beauty. Their most valuable commodity, Cole Hamels is still a […]

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Experience and Respect Got Bartolo Colon Opening Day Nod

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Experience and Respect Got Bartolo Colon Opening Day Nod

Despite the Mets having ace, Matt Harvey coming back and throwing lights out in spring training and 2014 Rookie of the Year, Jacob deGrom, the Mets will send 41 year Bartolo Colon to the mound on Opening Day in D.C. “I feel really proud and really thankful to the Mets and the staff to put the honor […]

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