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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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Mets & Nationals: Reversal of Fortunes

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets & Nationals: Reversal of Fortunes

Four winters ago, fans of almost any other team had good reason to be envious of the Washington Nationals. They were lucky – blessed, really – that their previous futility had earned them the top slot in the draft in consecutive years that produced once-in-a-generation talents in Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper, their window for […]

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Jacob deGrom Just Keeps Getting Better

An article by posted on February 6, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Just Keeps Getting Better

Despite being omitted from MLB Network’s Top 10 Right Now list, RHP Jacob deGrom‘s stock continues to rise, and for great reason. The 27 year-old has been improving since his debut in 2014, and has the chance to prove that he belongs in the top 5 best pitchers in baseball in 2016. Start with the fact that […]

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Pitching Inside: The Lost Art That May Never Return

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Pitching Inside: The Lost Art That May Never Return

“People have gotten away from that, people are getting soft these days. I don’t care, if somebody is showing me up or throwing at one of our guys, you are going to get something inside to let you know I noticed that.” – Zack Wheeler in his recent New York Post interview. Remember when the […]

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Thoughts On Zack Wheeler and His Evolution

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
Thoughts On Zack Wheeler and His Evolution

In an exclusive interview with rehabbing Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler, Kevin Kernan of the New York Post covered a variety of issues that go beyond the typical reports we’ve been getting on the former top pitching prospect in baseball. It’s not the usual mundane “Wheeler feels great” blah, blah, blah, push the “publish” button, mission accomplished […]

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