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Royals and Giants Embrace Their Big Ballparks

An article by posted on October 27, 2014 0 Comments
Royals and Giants Embrace Their Big Ballparks

Joel Sherman of the New York Post says the Mets could learn a lot by watching how this season’s World Series combatants constructed their teams to excel and win within their spacious ballparks. Both the Giants and Royals play in parks that are not conducive to hitting home runs. The teams competing in the World […]

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Familia Replacing Mejia As The Mets Closer?

An article by posted on October 21, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Replacing Mejia As The Mets Closer?

Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com ponders if the Mets should just go with Jeurys Familia as the team’s closer next season. He argues that as as impressive as Jenrry Mejia was last season in his first stint as closer, Familia was far more consistent than him. “While Mejia’s saves could sometimes feel like he was walking […]

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MMO Mailbag: Adding A Big Power Bat This Offseason

An article by posted on October 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Adding A Big Power Bat This Offseason

Stephen H. asks… Joe, why are you always so against the Mets adding a big power hitter in the outfield? This team needs to score a lot more runs and a Matt Kemp,  Jose Bautista or a Nelson Cruz could be the one piece this team needs to get us into the postseason. Imagine if […]

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DeGrom Named Rookie of the Month For September

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
DeGrom Named Rookie of the Month For September

Jacob deGrom has been voted the National League Rookie of the Month for September. The 26-year-old righty was 2-0 in four September starts, leading MLB rookie pitchers with 38 strikeouts, which also ranked fourth overall in the NL. DeGrom posted a 1.67 ERA i 27.0 IP which was the top mark among qualifying NL rookies and ranked […]

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MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Astros vs Mets, 7:10 PM

The Mets continue their final series of the year on Sunday against the Astros at Citi Field. Rookie righthander Rafael Montero (1-3, 4.38) will take the mound for the Mets and he’ll oppose Samuel Deduno (2-6, 4.66) for the Astros. First pitch is at 7:10 PM. Montero is making his eighth major league start. He earned his first major league […]

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Matt Harvey Goes From Non-Story To Huge Story

An article by posted on September 25, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Goes From Non-Story To Huge Story

“We’re all interested in Matt’s progress, obviously. But we don’t intend it to be a story line in 2014. The thing that maybe I should try to make clear at the very outset of this camp is that the story for 2014 is not Matt Harvey.” – Sandy Alderson, February 13, 2014 General managers say the […]

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DeGrom’s Last Stand?

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
DeGrom’s Last Stand?

There isn’t any doubt in my mind that Jacob deGrom should be the National League’s Rookie of the Year. What he did in Sunday’s 10-2 rout of the Braves to complete a rare sweep in Atlanta – one earned run with ten strikeouts in six innings – should seal the deal. What deGrom’s performance may […]

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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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