Tag: playoffs

MMO Fan Shot: An Analytical Look at the Mets at the All-Star Break

An article by posted on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: An Analytical Look at the Mets at the All-Star Break

An MMO Fan Shot by Josh Eichenbaum The New York Mets enter this year’s All-Star Break with a 45-50 record, which, at first glance is not terribly impressive. A deeper look, however, reveals a Mets team that has suffered a good deal of bad luck and may be primed for a post-break run. Pythagorean Record […]

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The Mets Are Having Fun Again

An article by posted on July 12, 2014 0 Comments
The Mets Are Having Fun Again

Baseball is a game, and it’s amazing how easily we forget that it’s purpose is to be for fun. But for both Mets fans and players alike, this simple concept had been lost in an abyss of financial instability, bad press, and five consecutive losing seasons. Until Now. When I went to the game two […]

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Mets Farm System: If You Build It They (Wins) Will Come?

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm System: If You Build It They (Wins) Will Come?

Much is made these days about the Mets payroll and lack of spending. Clearly there has been a shift in focus from being big spenders in free agency to building depth within the farm system to feed the major league club. Perhaps the biggest reason is Fred Wilpon’s financial woes, but it’s easy to forget […]

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Are 90 Wins Even Needed To Earn A Wild Card This Season?

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Are 90 Wins Even Needed To Earn A Wild Card This Season?

When Sandy Alderson made his 90 win challenge earlier this year, the inference was to make the playoffs. Getting 90 wins almost assuredly gets you into the playoffs. Over the past 10 seasons, there have been 80 teams that have reached that 90 win mark. Under the current playoff format with two wildcard teams, 78 […]

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Is The Quest For 90 Over? The Math Says It Is.

An article by posted on May 26, 2014 0 Comments
Is The Quest For 90 Over? The Math Says It Is.

“This team is now about being successful. This is about concrete expectations about what we need to do. The 90 wins is about challenge.” – Sandy Alderson There are still 113 games left in the 2014 season, and while the Mets are only five games under .500 with a 22-27 record and sitting six games out […]

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Wright Expects Mets To Make Postseason In 2014

An article by posted on March 11, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Expects Mets To Make Postseason In 2014

David Wright has had enough of mediocrity with the New York Mets and says he wants to go to the postseason. The captain of the Mets was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN Tuesday and said quite emphatically, “No question that everybody’s goal here should be going to the playoffs.” Wright told Francesa he believes […]

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D’Arnaud Worked On His Swing, Expects Amazing Things

An article by posted on February 12, 2014 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Worked On His Swing, Expects Amazing Things

Travis d’Arnaud is doing and saying all the right things this offseason and understands just how important it is for him to step up and deliver for the Mets this season. The young catcher has worked on improving his swing with the hope of producing some better offensive numbers in 2014. “I worked on just shortening […]

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David Wright: Losing Is Unacceptable In My Book

An article by posted on January 25, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright: Losing Is Unacceptable In My Book

Mark Herrmann of Newsday, was in Virginia Beach last night where David Wright held his annual charity fundraiser for a Children’s Hospital near his hometown. He had a chance to talk to reporters about the upcoming season, recent acquisitions, and his thoughts on the direction of the team. “I think Sandy will be the first one to tell you […]

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Roy Halladay Announces Retirement

An article by posted on December 9, 2013 0 Comments
Roy Halladay Announces Retirement

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, veteran starter Roy Halladay has announced his retirement. He will sign a one-day contract with Toronto, so he can retire as a Blue Jay. Halladay made only 13 starts for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2013 and underwent shoulder surgery in May to repair a torn labrum and repair a […]

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MMO Rising Stars: Gabe Ynoa Is The Next Rafael Montero

An article by posted on November 28, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Rising Stars: Gabe Ynoa Is The Next Rafael Montero

We all fall in love with certain prospects, and you all know that Gabriel Ynoa is that guy for me. I haven’t spoken about him in a little while, so I figured it was time, right? The Mets honored him as this season’s Pitcher of the Year after he won 15 games to the tune […]

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