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Heyman: DeGrom Has Been deBest NL Rookie

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Heyman: DeGrom Has Been deBest NL Rookie

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports makes the case that Jacob deGrom had done enough to merit the NL Rookie of the Year award. “DeGrom deserves the NL Rookie of the Year award, and there shouldn’t be much doubt about that (though apparently, there is).” “DeGrom, who has thrown 22 straight scoreless innings, posted seven starts […]

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Mets Struggles Continue at Citi Field

An article by posted on September 13, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Struggles Continue at Citi Field

In last nights win against the Nationals some very interesting stats came up during the game. The first being that in the last 18 games, Travis d’Arnaud has only struck out five times with two of those strikeouts coming last night. It is hard to undersell how impressive a turnaround it has been for the […]

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Syndergaard Disappointed After Learning He Wasn’t Among Mets Callups

An article by posted on September 7, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Disappointed After Learning He Wasn’t Among Mets Callups

After Sunday’s game, assistant general manager John Ricco announced that the Mets promoted veteran outfielder Bobby Abreu and reliever Gonzalez Germen. Both players will join the team on Monday for the start of a three game series against the Colorado Rockies. Noticeably absent was the Mets’ top pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard. Ricco explained why the organization […]

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Vic Black Headed To DL, Matsuzaka Recalled

An article by posted on August 28, 2014 0 Comments
Vic Black Headed To DL, Matsuzaka Recalled

UPDATE: Thursday, August 28th, 6:53pm According to the Mets, Vic Black is heading to the DL and will be replaced by Daisuke Matsuzaka on the active roster. Original Story Vic Black has been one of the brightest stars for the Mets this season. He’s pitched to 2.20 ERA over 32.2 and has 31 strikeouts. With […]

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Mets Lack Excitement On The 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on August 28, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Lack Excitement On The 40-Man Roster

September 1st is just over one week away and looking over the Mets 40-man roster, there are really no players worth calling up. The players that currently occupy spots on the 40-man include players like Josh Satin, Andrew Brown, Cesar Puello and Erik Goeddel. None of the top prospects, guys like Noah Syndergaard, Matt Reynolds […]

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The Answer Is Contact – Part Deux

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
The Answer Is Contact – Part Deux

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. The answer is CONTACT. We all know the Mets offense has been struggling mightily since the All-Star break. At the break, I wrote how the Mets offense improved as their contact rates improved. As the Mets offense has faltered, guess what? Their contact rates have gone […]

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Who’s Hot / Who’s Not – Minor Leagues

An article by posted on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s Hot / Who’s Not – Minor Leagues

Who’s Hot: Gonzalez Germen – Las Vegas. Germen has pitched very well since being sent down to Vegas. He hasn’t allowed an earned run in his last 4 outings dating back to August 8th, during which he’s pitched 6 innings, allowed 3 hits, with 2 walks and 7 strikeouts while picking up 2 saves. He […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 1:35 PM

An article by posted on August 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 1:35 PM

The Mets and Phillies continue their four-game series in Citizens Bank Park at 1:35 pm on Sunday. Zack Wheeler (7-8, 3.48 ERA) will take the hill for the Mets looking to even his record, and he’ll be opposed by RHP Kyle Kendrick (5-11, 4.74) for the Phillies. Wheeler has gone seven straight starts working 6.0 […]

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Di-JEST: With CY Gone Who Will Drop Down The Slack?

An article by posted on August 9, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: With CY Gone Who Will Drop Down The Slack?

Just as we all remember where we were when 2-1/2 Men fired Charlie Sheen or when SUBWAY stopped offering their horseradish sauce dressing, we Mets fans will always remember where we were when we learned that Chris Young was “designated for assignment.” When good teams lose a player, as the Pirates recently did with Andrew […]

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Mets Release Chris Young, Recall Matt den Dekker

An article by posted on August 9, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Release Chris Young, Recall Matt den Dekker

The Mets have designated outfielder Chris Young for assignment and Matt den Dekker has been recalled and will be activated in time for tonight’s game in Philadelphia.  Young, who was batted .205 with 28 RBIs in 254 at-bats, was informed by Sandy Alderson after the Mets’ 5-4 victory on Friday night.  “It caught me a little bit […]

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