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MMO Fan Shot: Impact Bats and Changing Fan Perception Are Top Priorities This Offseason

An article by posted on September 1, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Impact Bats and Changing Fan Perception Are Top Priorities This Offseason

Call me crazy, but… I’ve been thinking about the Mets upcoming offseason and wondering what the team will do to improve. They have two problems to address: 1. Not enough impact position players on the team, particularly in the power department. 2. Recapturing the interest of fans, or in other words, convincing fans that the […]

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Torres Shines In Mets 11-3 Romp Over Phillies

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Torres Shines In Mets 11-3 Romp Over Phillies

Carlos Torres was locked in from the second this game started and seemed determined to prove that he deserved a spot in this rotation. Of course, if he pitches the way he did today on a consistent basis, it’d be hard to keep him out of it — even though he’s sort of landed in […]

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Mets Offense Was Helpless Against Tigers Pitching In 3-0 Defeat

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Offense Was Helpless Against Tigers Pitching In 3-0 Defeat

The Detroit Tigers are just one more win away from completing a three-game sweep of the Mets after beating them 3-0 on Saturday evening at Citi Field. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and the Tigers had no problems knocking him around, and despite only scoring two runs off the Mets’ ace, they roughed him […]

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Gee Hurls A Gem, Bats Come Alive In Mets’ 6-1 Victory

An article by posted on August 19, 2013 0 Comments
Gee Hurls A Gem, Bats Come Alive In Mets’ 6-1 Victory

Dillon Gee and the Mets made their one-day stop in Minnesota today to settle some unfinished business, and the outcome was a good one to say the least. The Mets struck first against Twins’ starter Kyle Gibson. Eric Young Jr. led off the game with a single, and after subsequent singles by Daniel Murphy, Ike […]

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All Six Mets’ Rookies Have Been Productive This Season

An article by posted on August 19, 2013 0 Comments
All Six Mets’ Rookies Have Been Productive This Season

It has been a long time since the Mets have had so many players make their major league debuts and to do so as successfully as they have. Last night, Travis d’Arnaud joined the party and became the sixth Met to make his major league debut this season, joining: Wilmer Flores, Zack Wheeler, Gonzalez Germen, Juan Lagares and […]

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Bullpen Blows Another Harvey Gem In 4-3 Mets Loss

An article by posted on August 18, 2013 0 Comments
Bullpen Blows Another Harvey Gem In 4-3 Mets Loss

Today was Harvey Day for the Mets — but it wasn’t just any ol’ Harvey day… It was the first time any catcher that wasn’t John Buck caught a pitch from Matt Harvey this season. Oh, but it wasn’t just any catcher either — it was Travis d’Arnaud. I will say this — d’Arnaud has […]

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Byrd And Davis Slam Back-To-Back Bombs In 5-2 Mets Win

An article by posted on August 17, 2013 0 Comments
Byrd And Davis Slam Back-To-Back Bombs In 5-2 Mets Win

Oh, the Mets must be regretting that strike-out promotion now… Jon Niese became the second starter to take the mound for a sixth inning and cross the 100-pitch mark in two days — and backed up Wheeler’s dominant performance yesterday with a quality start of his own. I was a little worried about Niese being […]

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Mets Bullpen Has Risen To The Occasion This Season

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Has Risen To The Occasion This Season

After 3-4 consecutive seasons of bullpen failures and a couple of unsuccessful revamps and overhauls by Sandy Alderson in 2011 and 2012, it looks like the Mets have finally turned a corner and figured things out this season. In doing so they’ve also uncovered a few potential keepers for 2014 and beyond, some of them […]

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MMO Fan Shot: I’ve Had Enough of Collins

An article by posted on August 9, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: I’ve Had Enough of Collins

A Mets team source told Andy Martino of the Daily News, that provided the Mets don’t collapse down the stretch of the season, there’s a good possibility Terry Collins could be retained beyond 2013, “We can’t have a collapse, and Terry knows that. Otherwise, at the end of season, something good might happen,” the source […]

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The Curious Case Of Darin Gorski

An article by posted on August 1, 2013 0 Comments
The Curious Case Of Darin Gorski

Like the U.S. during the Cold War, the New York Mets continue to build an arsenal of long range power arms. A ‘shock and awe’ strike capacity with a first wave including weaponry labeled  Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Jenrry Mejia, Rafael Montero, Noah Syndergaard, Logan Verrett, Jack Leathersich, Jeff Walters, and Cory Mazzoni overpower lesser […]

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