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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Pick Up First Series Win in Cleveland

An article by posted on April 18, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Pick Up First Series Win in Cleveland

3 Up 1. Finally Some Offense Coming into the series against the Cleveland Indians, the Mets ranked last in the major leagues in both team batting average and slugging percentage. It didn’t take them long to find their power as they hit four home runs on Friday night. They went on to hit a total […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Jannis Loses No-Hitter In Seventh

An article by posted on April 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Jannis Loses No-Hitter In Seventh

Las Vegas (3-3) 6, Sacramento 2  Vegas defeated Sacramento with six runs scored between the sixth and seventh innings. Gavin Cecchini led the charge going 2 for 3 with walk, upping his batting average to .263. Brandon Nimmo sat out as Roger Bernadina played Center field and batted leadoff against Chris Stratton. Travis Taijeron went […]

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It’s Too Early To Boo Cespedes

An article by posted on April 10, 2016 0 Comments
It’s Too Early To Boo Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes booed after striking out in the 8th inning, USA Today Well, that happened rather quickly. I think Mets fans took longer to boo Bobby Bonilla and Jason Bay than they did for Yoenis Cespedes. The same player who helped carry the Mets into the postseason last year, Cespedes has gone from a conquering hero […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 1, Mets 0

An article by posted on April 9, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 1, Mets 0

Bats on both sides fell mostly silent tonight as the Mets (2-2) were shut out 1-0 by the Phillies (1-4), their first home loss of the season.  Pitching: Tonight was certainly a pitching duel, with both starters throwing pretty well. For the Mets, Bartolo Colon allowed one run on five hits over six innings of […]

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Featured Article: The Amazing Odyssey Of Mets Reliever Jim Henderson

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: The Amazing Odyssey Of Mets Reliever Jim Henderson

As a 26th round draft pick by the Montreal Expos in the 2003 draft, Jim Henderson faced a steep uphill climb to make it to the majors. He stuck around long enough to be eligible for the Rule 5 draft in 2006. He was selected by the Cubs, but he didn’t make the major league roster. The […]

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Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

An article by posted on April 6, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

Last season, Noah Syndergaard basically dominated with a fastball/sinker, curveball, and a changeup. He tinkered with a slider, but he only threw it 3.15% of the time. After a full offseason to work on the pitch, Syndergaard announced in a big way that the pitch will be a big part of his repertoire this season. GIF: Did we […]

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Harvey and d’Arnaud Among MLB’s Top Batteries

An article by posted on March 22, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey and d’Arnaud Among MLB’s Top Batteries

Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com recently ranked the Top 10 MLB Pitcher and Catcher Batteries and the Mets were very well represented, occupying three of the 10 spots. The rankings were based on Projected WAR. 9. Noah Syndergaard and Travis d’Arnaud, Mets (Projected WAR: 6.9) D’Arnaud holds up his end of the bargain, with the sixth-highest projected WAR tally […]

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Rafael Montero Throws Perfect Inning In Dominican League

An article by posted on January 19, 2016 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Throws Perfect Inning In Dominican League

  Rafael Montero had his best outing in the Dominican Winter League last night for the Leones del Escogido in their 7-2 victory that puts them in the Championship series against the Tigres del Licey. Montero pitched a perfect 8th inning with two strikeouts and picked up his second hold of the postseason. Both strikeouts came […]

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Diamondbacks Acquire Shelby Miller From Braves At Steep Price

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Diamondbacks Acquire Shelby Miller From Braves At Steep Price

Last night the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired right handed starter Shelby Miller from the Atlanta Braves. The Diamondbacks sent Ender Inciarte as well as top prospects Aaron Blair and Dansby Swanson to Atlanta in the deal. Miller posted a solid 3.02 ERA with 171 strikeouts and 73 walks in 205 innings pitched this season. While Miller’s […]

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Hot Stove: Tigers Agree To Deal With RHP Jordan Zimmermann

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Tigers Agree To Deal With RHP Jordan Zimmermann

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a deal with free agent RHP Jordan Zimmermann. The former Washington Nationals rotation mainstay will receive a five year deal worth $110 million dollars. Zimmermann, 29, posted a 3.66 ERA and 1.205 WHIP in 33 starts for the Nats this season, with […]

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Mets Sign RHP Stolmy Pimentel To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign RHP Stolmy Pimentel To Minor League Deal

The Mets have signed RHP Stolmy Pimentel to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League Spring Training, the team announced. Pimentel, 26, made eight relief appearances for the Rangers in 2015, posting a 3.97 ERA, and 1.235 WHIP in 11.1 innings with seven strikeouts. He made 17 appearances including 12 starts for […]

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