Tag: Pittsburgh Pirates

Jon Niese Just Couldn’t Resist, Takes Shot At Mets Defense

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Niese Just Couldn’t Resist, Takes Shot At Mets Defense

Jon Niese didn’t take his trade to the Pittsburgh Pirates too bad. In fact, you could say he sounded like a guy who was relieved to be putting the /New York Mets behind him.’ Never being one to hide his emotions, especially if his defense let him down, Niese told Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh […]

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Daniel Murphy Takes The Hit For Mets Loss

An article by posted on August 16, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Takes The Hit For Mets Loss

Daniel Murphy had an awful game last night, going 0-for-6 with two strikeouts and seeing his season-best hitting streak snapped at 10 games. Additionally, it was Murphy’s costly decision while playing first base that really proved to be the fatal blow in Saturday’s crushing extra-innings loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. In the top of the 14th […]

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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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