Tag: RBI

MMO Mailbag: Meanwhile Jonathan Lucroy Is Raking

An article by posted on September 21, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Meanwhile Jonathan Lucroy Is Raking

Alex asks… While every day we see articles about how awful Jay Bruce is doing since joining the Mets, I have yet to see one article about the MVP caliber second half Jonathan Lucroy is having with the Texas Rangers. Why is this news being buried? All the reports I read at the trade deadline […]

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Mets Rally Late But Fall To Braves 5-4

An article by posted on September 20, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Rally Late But Fall To Braves 5-4

The Mets (80-71) were defeated by the cellar dwelling Atlanta Braves (60-91) yet again by a score of 5-4 tonight at Citi Field. Pitching: Robert Gsellman toed the rubber for the Mets tonight, and pitched well, going 5.1 innings, allowing two runs on five hits, while walking two and striking out six. In the first […]

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Mets Rule 5 Draft Preview: No Shortage Of Options and Tough Decisions

An article by posted on September 20, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Rule 5 Draft Preview: No Shortage Of Options and Tough Decisions

With the Mets adding Gavin Cecchini to the 40-man roster to sit on the bench as the Mets are chasing down a Wild Card spot, the team had one less decision to make on who should be added to the 40 man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft this offseason. Even if […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Twins, Grab Top Wild Card Spot

An article by posted on September 19, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Twins, Grab Top Wild Card Spot

3 Up  1.  Bart Throws Up 0’s  Where would the Mets be without Bartolo Colon? Colon, who is now 14-7 on the year, threw seven fantastic innings of three-hit ball, allowing no runs. In eight of his last nine starts, Colon has pitched at least six innings. He’s won five of his last six decisions […]

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Mets Minors: Top 30 Prospects, #15-11

An article by posted on September 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 30 Prospects, #15-11

We continue our look into the Mets top prospects with some promising position players and a starter that has stepped up to help the big league club tremendously. #15 RHP Seth Lugo Ht: 6’4”  Wt: 225  Level: Triple-A Las Vegas 51s/New York Mets B/T: R/R  Age: 11/17/1989(26) Age Dif: -0.7 Acquired: Selected in the 34th round of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Centanary College […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Drop Series to Nats Despite Rivera’s Heroics

An article by posted on September 15, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Drop Series to Nats Despite Rivera’s Heroics

3 Up 1. Syndergaard Reaches 200 K’s Noah Syndergaard was absolutely fantastic in the middle game of the series down in DC. Thor went seven strong innings while allowing just one run on four hits. He struck out a total of 10 batters, putting his season total at 205. It was the first time he […]

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MMO Position Prospect of the Year: Amed Rosario, SS

An article by posted on September 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Position Prospect of the Year: Amed Rosario, SS

(Photo: Courtesy of MLB.com) The Mets had a number of impressive performances this season. T.J. Rivera, Phillip Evans, and Tomas Nido won their respective league’s batting titles. Brandon Nimmo had the highest OBP in all of Triple-A. Other prospects would have breakout seasons as well. However, when you are discussing who the Mets’ best prospect and best minor leaguer currently is, […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Keep Things Rolling in Cincy, Sweep Reds

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Keep Things Rolling in Cincy, Sweep Reds

3 Up 1. The ReplaceMets The Mets opened the series against the Cincinnati Reds just hours after they wrapped up their series against the Nationals late Sunday night. It was a quick turnaround, so Terry Collins opted to go with the B lineup for the early afternoon game. Luckily the Mets didn’t miss a beat. In […]

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Curtis Granderson: A Deserving Nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson: A Deserving Nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

Major League Baseball announced this afternoon, this year’s 30 club nominees for the annual Roberto Clemente Award, given in recognition of a player who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field. Each club nominates one player to be considered for the […]

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David Wright to See Dr. Watkins for a Checkup

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright to See Dr. Watkins for a Checkup

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, Mets third baseman David Wright will be leaving the team in Cincinnati to travel to Los Angeles to meet with his surgeon, Dr. Robert Watkins, for a regularly scheduled checkup on his surgically repaired neck. The hope is that after the meeting Wright will be cleared by Dr. […]

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Jay Bruce Denies Report He Didn’t Want to Be a Met

An article by posted on September 5, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Denies Report He Didn’t Want to Be a Met

Jay Bruce denied a report by the Dayton Daily News that he did not want to be traded to New York under any circumstances. Bruce admitted the Big Apple wasn’t his preference, but that the report was exaggerated.  “That’s not how it went,” he said. “I got a chance to come play in a playoff race, […]

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