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Will Royals Have An Edge Against Mets’ Power Pitching?

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Will Royals Have An Edge Against Mets’ Power Pitching?

After dominating the Cubs’ powerful lineup in the NLCS, the Mets may face their biggest challenge yet against the Royals. While Kansas City’s lineup isn’t nearly as dangerous, they could match up better against Mets’ star studded staff due to their excellent contact hitting skills. The Royals had the best strikeout rate in the majors […]

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Collins Discusses Wright’s Slump, Harvey’s Next Start, Makeup Of Roster

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Discusses Wright’s Slump, Harvey’s Next Start, Makeup Of Roster

Manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters before the start of Game 2 of the NLCS on Sunday and answered the following questions from the media at Citi Field. On Jeurys Familia and his dominance: “Well, you know, he’s been a starting pitcher in the past, so I know he has the ability to go multiple innings. […]

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Unraveling The Arrieta Enigma

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Unraveling The Arrieta Enigma

There have been late bloomers before. Jamie Moyer didn’t really see any sustained success until the age of 33. Also at age 33 R.A. Dickey began a fantastic string of three seasons with the NY Mets where he posted a 39 – 28 record with a 2.95 era and a Cy Young in 2012. Hoyt […]

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Wright Responds To Critics, Confident Mets Will Beat L.A.

An article by posted on October 5, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Responds To Critics, Confident Mets Will Beat L.A.

After thanking the fans at Citi Field following the final game of the regular season, David Wright had a lot to say about the Mets’ critics who doubted the team all year. “This team believed early on,” Wright said. “Back in spring training, a lot of guys said it — that they thought we were […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The Beauty and Magic of Mets Baseball

An article by posted on September 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Beauty and Magic of Mets Baseball

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love My heart skips a beat every time I enter a ballpark and see the perfect symmetry of the infield diamond enveloped by the wide swath of green outfield grass. I love the meandering pace of the game, the sport’s connection to its own and this country’s history, the contrasting […]

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Where’s The Offense? Where’s The Swagger?

An article by posted on September 24, 2015 0 Comments
Where’s The Offense? Where’s The Swagger?

While Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog wonders where the offense is, Kevin Kernan of the New York Post takes it one step further and asks if the Mets have lost their swagger. “This isn’t Panic City, yet, but it’s not a good vibe around the Mets as they dropped two straight to the Braves and head out […]

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Dominic Smith Among Law’s Most Impressive Prospects This Season

An article by posted on September 24, 2015 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Among Law’s Most Impressive Prospects This Season

Prospect expert Keith Law of ESPN highlighted the top ten prospects who have impressed him in 2015 and while he had Houston Astros first baseman A.J. Reed as his Prospect of the Year, he also listed Mets first baseman Dominic Smith among his favorites. He writes: “Smith didn’t turn 20 until mid-June, and despite a […]

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Has A Met Player Ever Produced A Second Half Like Cespedes?

An article by posted on September 22, 2015 0 Comments
Has A Met Player Ever Produced A Second Half Like Cespedes?

Ever since the Mets acquired Yoenis Cespedes, he has been nothing short of incredible. In 47 games, he’s terrorized National League pitching with a .293 average 17 home runs and 42 RBI. He’s one of the biggest reasons why the Mets are poised to win their first division title since 2006 as his power and […]

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Featured Post: What Would It Cost To Keep Cespedes?

An article by posted on August 16, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: What Would It Cost To Keep Cespedes?

The move to obtain Yoenis Cespedes to bolster the (deservedly) maligned Met offense has signaled an important shift in the thinking of the club’s front office. Following a string of losing seasons rivaled only by the desultory performance of the Houston Astros over the same period, the Sandy Alderson regime who have steadfastly adhered to […]

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Curtis Granderson Remains Red Hot, Blasts 20th Homer Of Season

An article by posted on August 13, 2015 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Remains Red Hot, Blasts 20th Homer Of Season

Curtis Granderson continues to rip the cover off the ball, blasting his 20th home run of the season in the fourth inning of Thursday’s 12-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. The two-run shot matched Granderson’s home run total from last year and now gives him eighth seasons of 20 or more home runs in his career. […]

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