Tag: Royals

Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Killed In Separate Car Crashes

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Killed In Separate Car Crashes

According to several different sources, including Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports on Twitter, Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car crash early Sunday morning in the town of Juan Adrian in the Dominican Republic. Ventura, 25, was a hard-throwing righty with loads of potential. In a statement issued by the Royals in regards to […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Could Royals Or Rockies Solve Center Field For Mets?

An article by posted on December 17, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Could Royals Or Rockies Solve Center Field For Mets?

An MMO Fan Shot by Robert Walsh Christmas is coming and “Santa” Sandy Alderson got us an amazing early Christmas present in re-signing the largest prize of this offseason in Yoenis Cespedes. Thank you Santa Sandy! While this will prove to be an excellent signing for the Mets it does place them back in the […]

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Are the Royals a Potential Trade Partner?

An article by posted on December 3, 2016 0 Comments
Are the Royals a Potential Trade Partner?

With Yoenis Cespedes signed and sealed as an early Christmas present for Mets fans, it’s time for Sandy Alderson to turn his attention to the bullpen. Now the 2016 bullpen had its moments. They were sixth in all baseball with a 3.53 ERA, second in saves with 55 and fifth in strike outs with 569.  But there were […]

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NL East News: Marlins Sign Edinson Volquez For 2 Years, $22M

An article by posted on November 29, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Marlins Sign Edinson Volquez For 2 Years, $22M

According to multiple sources, the Miami Marlins have signed veteran starter Edinson Volquez to a two year deal worth $22 million, pending a physical. Volquez, 33, is coming off a down year during which he went 10-11 with a 5.37 ERA for the Royals. His 113 runs allowed were the most in the American League. Mets […]

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Should Mets Take a Chance On Greg Holland?

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Take a Chance On Greg Holland?

Despite the impression you may have gotten from the NL Wild Card game, the Mets have a great bullpen. The team’s bullpen ERA of 3.53 was the third-best in the NL, save for that dreadful game 163. And given the reality of post-Madoff life for the Mets, it’s safe to say the team won’t be […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Two Game Series Against WS Foe

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Two Game Series Against WS Foe

3 Up 1. The Bullpen Coming into the opener on Tuesday night against the Royals, the Mets bullpen never could have anticipated the relief they would have to provide in it. Just four pitches into the game, starter Bartolo Colon took a ball right back at him, hitting him in the thumb. Colon would have […]

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Mets Expect Bartolo Colon To Make His Next Start On Sunday

An article by posted on June 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Expect Bartolo Colon To Make His Next Start On Sunday

Manager Terry Collins told reporters during his pregame press conference, that the swelling in Bartolo Colon‘s thumb has subsided considerably. The team now expects him to make his regularly scheduled start on Sunday, when the Mets will play the Braves in Atlanta. Original Report – June 21 Bartolo Colon was removed from the game after […]

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MMO Game Thread: Royals vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on June 22, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Royals vs Mets, 1:10 PM

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 • 1:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y. LHP Danny Duffy (2-1, 3.17) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (7-2, 1.91) SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets snapped their three-game losing streak with last night’s 2-1 win. New York is 4-6 in its last 10 games […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Royals, 4:15 PM

An article by posted on April 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Royals, 4:15 PM

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 • 4:15 p.m. (ET) Kauffman Stadium • Kansas City, MO RHP Noah Syndergaard (9-7, 3.24) vs. RHP Chris Young (11-6, 3.06) SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets look to split the series with the Royals this afternoon after dropping the first game of the […]

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Duda Takes Offense To Royals Coach Comments About Errant World Series Throw

An article by posted on April 3, 2016 0 Comments
Duda Takes Offense To Royals Coach Comments About Errant World Series Throw

According to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday, Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is still bothered by a comment made by Royals third base coach Rusty Kuntz five months ago after Kansas City won the World Series. Regarding Duda’s throwing error in the ninth inning of Game 5, Kuntz said, “Bless his heart, Duda. He’s […]

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