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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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Mejia, Familia and Black Are Bringing the Heat

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia, Familia and Black Are Bringing the Heat

May 30 Jenrry Mejia struck out the side to earn his fifth save last night and is five-for-five in save chances since being moved to the bullpen on May 12. Mejia has excelled in his new late inning role, sporting a 9.44 strikeout rate and being unscored upon in nine relief appearances spanning 10.1 innings. The pen in general […]

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Dr. James Andrews Explains Spike In Tommy John Surgeries

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Dr. James Andrews Explains Spike In Tommy John Surgeries

With the news this past week that yet another NL East pitcher, Henderson Alvarez, may be headed for Tommy John surgery, I decided to update my previous piece on what is a full-epidemic at this point, with some definitive information from the horse’s mouth himself, Dr. James Andrews. The noted surgeon put out a comprehensive […]

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Syndergaard’s MRI Negative, Is “Essentially Fine”

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s MRI Negative, Is “Essentially Fine”

Update: May 27 5:33 p.m. Noah Syndergaard’s MRI results have come back negative says Marc Carig of Newsday. Syndergaard’s doctors have recommended he do some “shoulder stretching exercises”. Alderson stated that the Mets top pitching prospect is “essentially fine”. Mets can now collectively exhale. Original Post: May 26 12:10 p.m. Mets top pitching prospect Noah […]

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MMO Q&A With SNY’s Robert Brender: Part 1 – Positives and Negatives

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Q&A With SNY’s Robert Brender: Part 1 – Positives and Negatives

Today and tomorrow I will be posting two parts of a Q&A I did with the up-and-coming Robert Brender, who does outstanding work covering the Mets major league team and their minor league system for SNY.tv. Rob (@RobertBrender) is truly one of the must-follows on Mets Twitter where he shares his vast knowledge and passion […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Diamondbacks 2

An article by posted on May 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Diamondbacks 2

The Mets won the nightcap of tonight’s doubleheader against Arizona, beating the Diamondbacks by the score of 4-2 at Citi Field. Making a his first start of the season, Daisuke Matsuzaka gave the Mets a much needed solid effort, allowing just two earned runs in six innings of work. Dice-K changed speeds and hit his […]

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