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Can Mets’ Offense Live By Home Runs Alone?

An article by posted on May 26, 2016 0 Comments
Can Mets’ Offense Live By Home Runs Alone?

After a weekend sweep of the Brewers and a series win against the rival Nationals, it looks safe to say that things are getting back to normal in Metsville. However, last week’s losing skid brings the elephant in the room front and center. The Mets cannot continue to rely on the home run to win […]

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Mets Place Lucas Duda on DL With Stress Fracture In Lower Back

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Place Lucas Duda on DL With Stress Fracture In Lower Back

Lucas Duda has been placed on the disabled list the team announced on Monday afternoon. Infielder/outfielder Ty Kelly has been called up from Triple-A Las Vegas and added to the 40-man roster.  To make room for Kelly, the Mets designated LHP Dario Alvarez for assignment. Duda was examined by Dr. Altchek this morning at the […]

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Mets Minors Exclusive: Power Is Emerging For Dominic Smith

An article by posted on May 19, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Exclusive: Power Is Emerging For Dominic Smith

Dominic Smith is currently the Mets number two prospect according to us here at MMO/MMN and is considered their top prospect by some including Keith Law. The knock by some, coming into 2016 in Smith was the lack of power he has shown since being draft by the Mets out of the first round in 2013. […]

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2016 MLB Draft: BA Tabs 3B Will Craig, OF Buddy Reed For Mets

An article by posted on May 16, 2016 0 Comments
2016 MLB Draft: BA Tabs 3B Will Craig, OF Buddy Reed For Mets

Will Craig, Wake Forest (Photo: Brian Westerholt) Baseball America rolled out their 3rd mock for the upcoming draft in June. Lets take a look at the two picks they projected for the Mets in the first round. As we get closer to the draft, it seems more likely that the Mets are going to go with some […]

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Dig the Long Ball, Mets Fans

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
Dig the Long Ball, Mets Fans

A year ago at this time, when the Mets offense was virtually non-existent, it was surprising whenever they hit a home run. Now, with the team going yard just about every night, it takes nothing short of the first career homer by a 42 year-old pitcher or a two-homer game by a 23 year-old pitcher […]

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MMO Game Recap: Great Nights From Wright, Syndergaard Power Mets to 5-2 Win

An article by posted on April 18, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Great Nights From Wright, Syndergaard Power Mets to 5-2 Win

Another day, another game where the home run and great starting pitching power the Mets (6-6) to victory. Tonight in Philadelphia, they defeated the Phillies (6-8) by a score of 5-2. Offense: Did someone say David Wright was dead? The third baseman had his best night of the year thus far, starting in the first […]

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Jump Starting the Mets Offense and Beating the Shift

An article by posted on April 14, 2016 0 Comments
Jump Starting the Mets Offense and Beating the Shift

Through eight games this season, the New York Mets offense has been less than inspiring, ranking dead last in the NL in hits, runs scored, Avg, OBP, OPS, and extra base hits. While this is just a small sample size and nothing to get overly concerned about yet, it does give us a not too distant reminder […]

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MMO Top 30 Prospects: #13 Jhoan Urena, 3B

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Top 30 Prospects: #13 Jhoan Urena, 3B

We’ve been running the redemption line between our number #14 prospect Gabriel Ynoa and this piece on Jhoan Urena, and likely going to write a few more on the “please don’t give up this guy just yet” lines for a few of our top prospects entering the top part of the MMN top 80. However, […]

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Travis Taijeron Named Top Rookie In Mets Camp

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Travis Taijeron Named Top Rookie In Mets Camp

Mets outfield prospect Travis Taijeron received the organization’s John J. Murphy Award, given annually to the team’s top rookie in major league spring training camp. Taijeron batted .368 with a .432 OBP and .658 slugging percentage for the Mets with two home runs and team-high 11 RBIs in 38 at-bats. Last year, Taijeron displayed the power […]

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2016 Season Preview: David Wright, 3B

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: David Wright, 3B

David Wright, 3B Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: December 20, 1982 (33 on Opening Day) Contract: Year four of eight-year, $138 million deal ($20 million salary) 2015 Recap In just two short years, David Wright has gone from being a top ten position player in all of baseball to being arguably the biggest question mark for the […]

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2016 Season Preview: Curtis Granderson, RF

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Curtis Granderson, RF

Curtis Granderson, RF Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: March 16, 1981 (35 on Opening Day) Contract status: Third year of 4yr/$60 million deal ($16 million salary) 2015 Recap What a difference a year makes. After a very disappointing 2014 season, Curtis Granderson had his best year at the plate since 2011. After a dismal .227/.326/.388 from the […]

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