Tag: Ron Darling

MMO Players Of The Week: I’m with 28, 12 and 58

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: I’m with 28, 12 and 58

Another week, another heartbreaker. After taking two of three from the Phillies, all looked bright as the Mets looked to use their (then) strong offense against the Braves and a struggling Nationals team; it was an incredible opportunity to gain some ground and, with the way the Nats and Phillies have been playing, move up […]

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July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various twists and turns ending in perfect games, no hitters, walk off home runs and everything […]

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Days Like These

An article by posted on July 1, 2013 0 Comments
Days Like These

When the day arrives, and it’s clear Zack Wheeler has “figured it out,” this will be the day he will appreciate most. New York Mets fans will prefer to reflect on Wheeler’s first MLB start, six shutout innings vs. Atlanta, but Sunday will be one of those starts that will educate the Mets rookie most […]

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Mets Need To Get Out Of Wheeler’s Way

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Need To Get Out Of Wheeler’s Way

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s some sage advice for a franchise who oftentimes ends up making a good situation bad, and a bad situation worse. The Mets have always been an organization that loves to get their grubby little hands into everything. Sometimes their meanderings are harmless, but every now and then […]

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Sandy Disappointed With Some Of His Moves And The Team’s Performance

An article by posted on May 22, 2013 0 Comments
Sandy Disappointed With Some Of His Moves And The Team’s Performance

During the third inning of Tuesday night’s Mets broadcast, general manager Sandy Alderson joined Gary Cohen and Ron Darling in the booth. Alderson is disappointed with the team’s performance this season, particularly with some of the players he acquired for this transition year who did not perform to his expectation. He no doubt was referring […]

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Featured Post: Baxter Frustrated, Wants Incorporate Mets Approach and Be More Consistent

An article by posted on May 9, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Baxter Frustrated, Wants Incorporate Mets Approach and Be More Consistent

From his key double in his first at-bat in blue and orange, to his crucial catch in Johan Santana‘s no-hitter, to last night’s tenth inning walk-off knock against the White Sox, Mike Baxter has already found his place in Mets history and into the hearts of the Flushing Faithful. For Baxter however, he is always […]

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Ron Darling Talks to MMO About Harvey, Wheeler, Major Difference Between Them

An article by posted on May 9, 2013 0 Comments
Ron Darling Talks to MMO About Harvey, Wheeler, Major Difference Between Them

Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler headline a handful of budding young pitchers who hope to one day bring the New York Mets organization back to relevance again. Harvey,  in his first full season, is doing his best to do just that–as exemplified by his near-perfect, nine shutout frames in Tuesday night’s walk-off victory by the […]

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Featured Post: Is Duda Being Too Patient At The Plate?

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Is Duda Being Too Patient At The Plate?

“Lucas Duda is the preeminent example of the Mets’ organizational offensive philosophy of patience and power,” writes Jorge Castillo of the Star-Ledger. The left fielder’s .417 on-base percentage was 11th in the majors entering play Saturday and his .538 slugging percentage ranked in the top 30. But his remarkable selectivity could also be detrimental on […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Those Darn Dodgers Edition

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Those Darn Dodgers Edition

The Los Angeles Dodgers were in town this week, taking 2 out of 3 games against the Mets. This was a fun series, that pictured two well pitched games on Wednesday and Thursday. I’ll even go so far as to say Wednesday night’s game was one of the most enjoyable ball games I’ve watched in […]

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Buck Ignites 7-2 Win Over Phillies, Harvey Dominant Again

An article by posted on April 9, 2013 0 Comments
Buck Ignites 7-2 Win Over Phillies, Harvey Dominant Again

The pre-game buzz was Matt Harvey being a growing hot property and Philadelphia’s Roy Halladay on a downhill slide. Both bandwagons got a little more crowded Monday night as Harvey was superb as his Mets pounded Halladay, 7-2. The Mets also received big nights from John Buck and Ruben Tejada in winning their third straight game. ON THE MOUND: Harvey gave up a run […]

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