Tag: Pittsburgh Pirates

MMO Game Recap: Pirates 3, Mets 2

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 3, Mets 2

The Mets (63-53) were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates (67-46) by a score of 3-2 tonight at Citi Field. Pitching: The Pirates jumped out in front early on, as Neil Walker hit a solo home run off Bartolo Colon in the first inning. Colon regained his composure immediately, however, as the big righty pitched a […]

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Strength Of Schedule Has Mets Looking Good For MLB Postseason

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Strength Of Schedule Has Mets Looking Good For MLB Postseason

Being in contention at the start of August is a nice change, and taking sole possession of first place is a significant step in the right direction for the Orange and Blue. In a decade that has been marred with losses and disappointing finishes – now is the time for the Mets. The team hasn’t […]

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MMO Game Recap: Pirates 4, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Pirates 4, Mets 1

The Mets (24-19) lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates (19-22) by a score of 4-1 tonight at PNC Park. Noah Syndergaard got the start for the Mets and was the tough luck loser, as he pitched well despite allowing four runs, three earned over six innings. Realistically, it could have only been one earned run, as […]

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Ex-Mets Catcher John Buck Announces Retirement

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Ex-Mets Catcher John Buck Announces Retirement

Braves catcher and ex-Met John Buck announced his retirement on Thursday, so he can spend more time with his family, the Braves announced. The one-time All Star had spent 11 years in the Major Leagues, playing for the Royals, Marlins, Mets, Angels, Pirates, Mariners and Blue Jays. He had signed this season with the Braves […]

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Pirates Agree To 4-Year Deal With SS Jung-Ho Kang

An article by posted on January 12, 2015 0 Comments
Pirates Agree To 4-Year Deal With SS Jung-Ho Kang

According to Jim Bowden of ESPN, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang to a four-year, $16 million dollar contract. The Yonhap News Agency adds that the Pirates paid a slightly greater than $5M posting fee, bringing the total cost for the shortstop to around $21 million. Even if he fails to come […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Why I Love The Mets

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Why I Love The Mets

Last year at this time, we ran our annual MMO Fan Shot Contest. Contestants were urged to submit a Fan Shot, the theme of which was, “Why I Love The Mets.” We gave away Amazon Gift Cards to the runners up and the grand prize winner won a brand new Kindle Fire HD Tablet. We’ll […]

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NL Wild Card Thread: Giants vs Pirates, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on October 1, 2014 0 Comments
NL Wild Card Thread: Giants vs Pirates, 8:05 PM

San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, Oct. 1, 8:07 PM, ESPN Madison Bumgarner (18-10, 2.98) vs. Edinson Volquez (13-7, 3.04)  The National League Wild Card Game will be in Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year, with the Pirates set to host the San Francisco Giants at PNC Park. The Pirates and Giants met six times this year and the Bucs won four of […]

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MMO Exclusive: Dilson Herrera Goes From Big Dreams To Big Leagues

An article by posted on August 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Dilson Herrera Goes From Big Dreams To Big Leagues

Wow, what a dramatic change of events for the Mets on Thursday night, first Daniel Murphy goes on the DL and then the Mets catch everyone off guard and call up top prospect Dilson Herrera. When I first heard the news, I was shocked and not because Herrera does not deserve the opportunity, oh he definitely does, but […]

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MMO Flashback: Why 19 Is Greater Than 69

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Why 19 Is Greater Than 69

This is an article I wrote exactly 365 days ago, when the Mets initially traded John Buck and Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later, which turned out to be Vic Black. As you can see, I was a huge fan of the trade […]

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Herrera Coming On Strong, Continues To Impress With Bat

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Herrera Coming On Strong, Continues To Impress With Bat

Last August the Mets sent catcher John Buck and outfielder Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates for reliever Vic Black and second baseman Dilson Herrera, a trade that benefited both sides with the Pirates getting the best of Byrd in their playoff run and the Mets working Black into their bullpen plans and Herrera into their future infield plans. Even though […]

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